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Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service: Great Yarmouth Museums

  • AUD 19
  • Fonds

Oral history interviews gathered by staff at Great Yarmouth museums. Great Yarmouth series 1 (AUD 19/1) and series 2 (AUD 19/2/1-71) relate to various subjects, including Second World War, fishing industry and general life histories. AUD 19/2/72-82, 85-86, 90 relate to the off shore oil and gas industries. AUD 19/2/82-84, 87-89, 91-92 relates to Great Yarmouth's tourism industry, particularly guest house landladies. More detailed summaries of AUD 19/2/1-71 are located with accession paperwork for SAC 2006/12 and can be produced upon request. This information is gradually being added to this catalogue.

Norfolk County Council, Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service; 1974-

Recording of Great Yarmouth electoral hustings

  • AUD 43, AC2
  • Fonds
  • 9 Oct 1974

Features Pat Hollis, Lord Shepherd and Tony Fell at Great Yarmouth market place on 9 October 1974, the eve of the General Election. Recording made by Graham Gosling. Note that Side B of the cassette is blank.

00:00 (minutes:seconds) - Start of side A

00:01 - Pat Hollis (PH, Labour candidate) talks about Labour having raised the tax threshold 'for a fairer society'. Then states that Labour want a decent family allowance, more aid to the lower paid, a full comprehensive school system and longer hospital opening hours.

01:37 - Question and response about fair rents and council housing.

02:03 - Question and response about law stopped for freezing fair rents (? - indistinct audio).

02:27 - Lord Shepherd (LS) comes on and encourages maximum Labour vote in Yarmouth.

04:40 - LS discusses grave economic situation and talks about Tony Fell's support for Enoch Powell.

07:20 - Tony Fell (TF, Conservative) discusses Labour membership and attitude of trade unionism.

12:40 - TF discusses recent TUC conference and election there of a 'Communist'.

13:35 - PH describes Keith Joseph (Conservative) as an advocate of mass unemployment. Talks about Labour's policy to tackle inflation.

17:20 - PH talks about Liberal policies e.g. statutory wage policy (compulsory wage control), as advocate of Common Market, ending of food subsidies.

20:52 - TF mentions the influence of Communism (lots of heckling from the crowd about Enoch Powell). States Edward Heath wants government of national unity. (Much of this audio is indistinct owing to heckling from the crowd).

24:56 - TF replies to question regarding a referendum on the Common Market and [Harold] Wilson's approach to this.

26:10 - TF dismisses question about Tory manifesto.

27:00 - TF responds to question about how many Tory MPs are drawing directorships of over £50, 000-£100,000 per annum. Discusses his perception of general Labour attitude to the wealthy.

28:40 - TF discusses Edward Heath's policy of wage restraint and taxation.

30:30 - TF talks about his own attitude to Enoch Powell.

31:20 - TF discusses Labour defence cuts.

32:50 - TF responds to question about government of national unity and possible coalition then

36:00 - TF talks about making the rating system fairer.

37:47 - Meeting is wrapped up by TF (and sound of crowd ceases 37:55).

Great Yarmouth Constitutional Labour Party; 1948-; political party; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Norwich Rivers Heritage Group

  • AUD 8
  • Fonds
  • nd [1965]-2003

Contains recorded memoirs and interviews collected and created by Norwich Rivers Heritage Group relating to River Yare and River Wensum in Norwich.

Norwich Rivers Heritage Group; ? 1965-; Norwich, Norfolk

George Errington's Journal of the Yarmouth Herring Fishery

  • BR 137
  • Fonds
  • 1787-1828

Errington & Co. were leading herring boat owners at Great Yarmouth in the late 18th and early 19th centuries. According to C.J. Palmer, 'Perlustration of Yarmouth', ii, (1874), 315, George Errington 'was extensively engaged in the herring fishery, and compiled voluminous statistics relating to the same, which are now in the Public Library'. The Public Library was merged in the Great Yarmouth Borough Library which was destroyed by bombing in the Second World War, so the present document is presumably a contemporary copy.

George Errington; 1787-1828; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Title and Registration of the Wherry, 'Widgeon', of Great Yarmouth

  • BR 182
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1913

Bills of sale and other papers. All the documents are stamped as having been entered on the shipping register at Custom House, Great Yarmouth. The shipping register records that there were two owners subsequent to James George Gibbs and that the vessel sank in Breydon Water in December 1944.

Widgeon; fl 1908-1913; ship

Records of Smith and Daniels, Ipswich and Gt Yarmouth, Cutlers and Tool Merchants

  • BR 183
  • Fonds
  • 1911-1971

Day book, cash receipts, private ledger, cash books, analysis books, share certificates, accounts, minutes of annual general meetings and directors'meetings, and notes on the history of the firm. Also includes a cash book, 1914-1925, of the Great Yarmouth and Gorleston Traders' Federation.

Smith and Daniels; 1911-1925; cutlers and tool merchants; Ipswich, Suffolk; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Great Yarmouth Transport Co. Ltd

  • BR 272
  • Fonds
  • 1898-1994

Predominantly 1918-1979.

Great Yarmouth Transport Company Ltd; 1902-; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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