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Diaries of William Robert Deacon of Caistor next Yarmouth and Weasenham All Saints
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Diaries of William Robert Deacon of Caistor next Yarmouth and Weasenham All Saints

  • MC 1783
  • Fonds
  • 1909-1925

Detailed personal diaries (Boots Chemist's printed Home Diaries) with at front, his address and pension reference number. Entries include daily references to the weather, his odd jobs, gardening, walks, visits and visitors, local trips to look over prospective house purchases, his purchase of building land at Reedham and subsequent plans to erect houses upon it and the doings of his family and their friends. MC 1783/6 encloses a postcard photograph portrait of A.B. Cock [probably Alfred Cock of Yarmouth] as a young man, nd, and MC 1783/7 includes a copy letter to estate agents with particulars of his property for sale at Weasenham, 1924. Other memoranda include a list of Deacon family members and the place of issue of their Post Office Savings Bank pass-books, nd, and lists of acquaintances' names and addresses.

William Robert Deacon; 1854-1926; policeman, parish clerk; Caistor next the Sea and Weasenham All Saints, Norfolk