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Papers and photographs of Russell J. Colman, relating mainly to Great Yarmouth Port and Haven
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Papers and photographs of Russell J. Colman, relating mainly to Great Yarmouth Port and Haven

  • MC 2267
  • Fonds
  • 1895-1898

Bill for enlarging the powers of the Commissioners for the Port and Haven of Yarmouth, 1898, and related papers, 1895-8, photographs of works at Blakeney, 1897,and Norwich and elsewhere, n.d., and a Jenny Lind Infirmary Building and Endowment Fund 'Brick Book', n.d.

Russell James Colman; 1861-1946; Mayor of Norwich; Norwich, Norfolk

Great Yarmouth Port and Haven Commission papers

Bill for enlarging the powers of the Commissioners for the Port and Haven of Yarmouth, 1898, endorsed with Russell J. Colman's name, and related papers, including letter to Russell J. Colman from J. Tolver Waters, clerk to the Great Yarmouth Port and Haven Commissioners, concerning draft Bill, 1 December 1897, list of annual totals of tolls collected on River Yare, 1871-97, Report by Coode, Son and Matthews on Yarmouth Haven, with two drawings (printed), 1896, printed accounts of Commissioners 1897-8

Great Yarmouth Port and Haven Commissioners; 1670-2007; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Photographs of works at Blakeney, Norwich and elsewhere

Four photographs identified on a separate paper as of work repairing breaches made in the sea wall at Blakeney by a November gale, 1897; and seven undated photographs of works (including dredging?) in progress at unidentified riverside locations, probably on the banks of the Yare, some including ?Russell J. Colman with workmen, with two of Fye Bridge, Norwich, crowded with people on two different occasions, all found enclosed in blank letter paper of Hobrough and Sons, contractors, Bishop Bridge, Norwich, endorsed 'with JH's compliments'.

Great Yarmouth Port and Haven Commissioners; 1670-2007; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk