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Bundle of papers

(1) Elegy on death of Thomas son of Israel Long and brother of Matthew Long, Esq., by John Gardner, Norwich, 1706.

(2) Letter from Charles Potts to his sister Susan Long, that she should use influence to stay action of debt brought against their father by her mother (in law) Mrs Long until he could sell Mannington and pay his debts, with draft reply, 1710.

(3-9, 12) Letters from Robert Britiffe to Mrs Long, announcing her son's marriage to Miss Corrance, re his taking over the house at Dunston, and re Sir Charles Potts' death and affairs, 1724-1731.

(10-11) Letter from E. Howman to Mrs Long, re sudden death, funeral etc. of Sir Charles Potts and disposition of his property, 1731.

(13-14) Letters from Israel Long to his mother Mrs Long, re same and estate matters, 1732.

(15) Note concerning sale of estate late Thomas Davy's at Dunston to Israel Long in 1747.

(16) Letter from Sarah Miller, Weeting, to Mrs Mary Long, re health, mentioning smallpox, 1749.

(17) Account between Richard Neve and Mrs Mary Long re financial transactions, 1740-1751.

(18) Copy agreement between Richard Knight and Mary Long spinster re paying off mortgage on Knight's estate at Weston, Ringland, Attlebridge and Alderford, 1752.

(19-20) Letter from Sara Long to Mrs Long ('Sue'), describing her symptoms (inc. 'snotty nose'), re estate and garden matters and whipping of a woman for stealing geese; enclosing valuation of the Dunston estate, 1761.

(21) Letter from A. Kellett, Mangreen, to her husband 'Kellett' in Bengal, family matters inc. her pregnancy, local news, bewailing his absence and having to live at her father's, 1769.

(22) Acknowledgement by Charles Garneys of receipt from Anne Killett, widow, and Mary Churchman, spinster, of £500 from the estate of Susanna wife of William Churchman of Illington, 1779.

(23) Squib 'Epistola Macaronica ad Fratrem', 1790.

(24) Licence issued by the Archbishop of Canterbury for marriage between William Thomas, Esq., and Nevillia Senior, spinster, at St George's, Hanover Square, 1792.

(25) Dunston estate memoranda, mentioning church repair, 1798.

(26) Extent of estate in Dunston, Newton, Swainsthorpe, Coulton, Rockland, Norwich, Stoke and Wymondham, 1726.

(27) Letter from William Windham to R.C. Long, re 'liberal offer' and 'kind zeal of my friends', 1802.

(28) Table of claimants to (?)Churchman property, (watermark 1806).

(29) Cover addressed to R.C. Long endorsed 'Mrs Dampier', 1807.

(30) Letter from John Walter, Paddesley, Hants., to R.C. Long, re his health, 1808.

(31) Quitrent receipts for rent paid to the manor of Pakenhams in Shropham by R.C. Long, 1814, 1829.

(32) Letter from Henry Bathurst, Bishop of Norwich, to R.C. Long, re proposed arrangement affecting the benefice of Swainsthorpe, 1824.

(33) Account of charges re sale of the Illington estate, 1825.

(34) Plan with elevation for gothic cottage at Illington, before 1825.

(35-36) Route of journey Rotterdam - Cologne - Berne - Geneva - Paris and accounts and notes re same journey, 1829.

(37) Sale particular of the Stoke Holy Cross great tithes and glebe for remainder of lease from the Dean and Chapter of Norwich, 1831.

(38-39) Draft or copy leases of farms at Swardeston and Newton Flotman granted by Revd R.C. Long, 1822, 1832 and undated.

(40) Letter from John Smith to Revd R.C. Long, enclosing £111 from the Radstock Coal Works, referring to the New Work, 1834.

(41) 'Rules for the Game of Briscambille', (early 19th century).

(42) Squib 'Chronicles of Little Glenham', (early 19th century).

Memoirs of Peter Ives, Robin Bowling and Maurice Winter relating to Rivers Yare and Wensum.

[Track 1] Peter Ives recalls memories regarding River Yare between Norwich and Bramerton, including being taken as 6 year old in 1928 by parents on Sunday afternoons to row pleasure boats from Norwich Union boathouse to Bramerton common, remembers winding portable gramophone player; recalls river landmarks; dredging of thin deep channel for cargo boats, mentioning their interruption of Norwich regatta; 'Doris' pleasure boat getting in way of rowing boats; amusing anecdotes relating to World War II and Local Defence Volunteers and the river; and rowing for Norwich Union Rowing Club, including clothing requirements and winning county colours. Recorded 19 Aug 2003.

[Track 2] Robin Bowling describes time as master of 'Peter Robin' (owned by 'G F Sully of Bishopsgate, London') and other boats, named, 1964-1987; describes loading of wheat at Royal Victoria dock, London and journey to Reads [flour mills,King Street, Norwich]; anecdote about first trip to Norwich when overloaded. Mentions John Dann Norwich harbour master; moving into larger boats; loading boat (in 1960s) with scrap metal from Kings scrap yard destined for for Dunkirk and Rotterdamn; describes in detail practice of navigating Yare between Norwich and Great Yarmouth, mentioning Reedham ferry and Breydon water; loading 'malting barley' at Corporation quay, Norwich for Zeebrugge; complimentory comments about Norwich's dockers; describes other cargoes transported on the Yare; employment on tanker, 1987-1998; employment for Broads Authority as river inspector, 1998-present, describes job, which includes acting as pilot for boats between Cantley and Great Yarmouth. Recorded 28 August 2003.

[Track 3] Maurice John Winter, recalls early memories of rivers Wensum and Yare, including 'trains of dumb barges' being towed by steam tug; recalls sights, smells and sounds of the river, mentioning Boulton and Paul and a tannery. Describes rowing career, including first memories (c 1930) of being on river when parents had chalet next to River Bure near Acle; taking up of serious rowing whilst at Downing College, Cambridge University (c 1943); first contact with Yare Rowing Club whilst on holiday from university through George Cooper (whom he describes); recalls fours race between Yare Rowing Club and Downing College in Norwich Regatta; detailed recollection of race successes (1950s); subsequent involvement with Yare Rowing Club; splitting of Yare Rowing Club to form Norwich Rowing Club (with Norwich Amateurs) and Yare Boat Club (which concentrated on sculling); and fire which destroyed Yare Boat Club and equipment and subsequent revival. Recorded 29 August 2003.

Original MiniDisc kept sticking. Audio put back together using editing equipment. No work was carried out on sound quality.

R.J. Read Ltd; ? 1937-? 1980s; millers and corn merchants; Norwich, Norfolk

Interview of Fred Gardner by Jean Eaglen

00:00 minutes:seconds - subjects discussed include 1st Militia; ammunition; annual treats; army; army training; Attleborough; barns; baths; beaches; bicycles; brass polishing; bread and dripping; black bread; British Expeditionary Force (BEF); British servicemen; cars; railway cattle trucks; children; clothes; drying of clothes; coalmen; cricket; crimes; cycling; Danzig; deliveries; early closing days; education; elementary schools; employers; employment; enlisting; errand boys; fathers; fens; fires; food; footwear; France; gardening; Mr Gardner, father of interviewee; Mrs Gardner, mother of interviewee; German soldiers; guns; half day closing of shops; harvesting; headteachers; health; Holland; horses; hours of work; illnesses; International Stores; invasions; Kenninghall; Kenninghall Elementary School; Kenninghall Fen; leaving school; marches; millers; money; mothers; nineteen-forties; nineteen-thirties; Norwich; outside toilets; parents; pennies; Poland; policemen; prisoners of war; Pullen & Mace, signwriters of St Giles, Norwich; railway cattle trucks; Fred Rayner; rickets; sandwiches; schools; shoes; shop girls; shops; siblings; signwriters; singing; soldiers; songs; sportsmen; St Giles, Norwich; St Valery, France; stealing food; teachers; thefts; tin baths; toilets; training; transport; wages; walking; wars; wash houses; weather; Mr J Williams, headteacher; window cleaning; winter; starting work; World War II.

12:11 m:s - alcohol; bait; beating children; bicycles; boys; homemade bread; buildings; bullock heads as food; childhood; children; cooking; cooks; courts; crimes; deaths; deprivation; domestic service; dumplings; East Harling; East Harling Juvenile Court; eels; electricity; farms; fathers; fens; fishing; food; keeping food cool in hot weather; Mr Gardner, father of interviewee; Mrs Gardner, mother of interviewee; damage to gates; hospitals; housekeeping money; illegitimacy; illness; Ellen Jones; juvenile courts; larders; marriage; meals; meat; meres; milk; lack of money; mothers; deaths of mothers; oil lamps; parents; pasteurised milk; policemen; practical jokes; pregnancies; public houses; punishments; Quidenham Mere; rabbits; radios; sense of humour; Delia Smith; summer; wages; loss of wages; washing boards; wells; West Norwich Hospital, Norwich; Wicklewood Workhouse; wirelesses; women; workhouses.

22:04 m:s - 'All Things Bright and Beautiful' [hymn]; Mr Banham, father-in-law of interviewee; boots; borstals; cancer; cats' whiskers [in radios]; workhouse cells; children; clothes; George Collins; courts; crimes; Cromwell House, Kenninghall; deaths; duties; employment; fathers-in-law; footwear; graveyards; hand-me-downs [clothes]; happiness; high-leg boots [girls' boots]; homelessness; house-breaking; houses; hymns; illnesses; juvenile courts; the Kaiser; Kenninghall; lifestyles; men; parish clerks; parish relief; poor relief; prisons; punishments; radios; relations; rocking horses; school toilets; schools; shoe repairs; lack of social security; standard of living; emptying of toilets; touching forelocks as a mark of respect; toys; tramps; tyres used as repair material; village schools; wars; Wicklewood Workhouse; wirelesses; women; work; workhouses; children in workhouses; World War I.

30:15 m:s - authors; babies; baskets; Brecklands; broats [sticks]; Chris Bush, county cricketer; children; Mrs Clarke, grandmother of interviewee; Rainbird Clarke, grandfather of interviewee; cottages; county cricketers; cricket matches; cricketers; curators; deaths; Eagle Public House; frail baskets ; games; gardeners; Ethel Garnder [nee Banham], wife of interviewee; grandparents; Michael Holme; hymns; Kenninghall; landlords; lifestyle; Lopham; musical instruments; nineteen-forties; nineteen-thirties; Norwich Museum; odd-jobbing; payments in kind; pensioners; pig farming; playing music; poachers; public houses; rabbits; Mike Salmon, grandfather of interviewee and smallholder; Salvation Army; Salvationists; Shropham; Shropham Hall; Shropham Park; singing; smallholders; smallholdings; sports; Sprowston; Stamford; transport; violinists; violins; walking; wars; 'When I Survey the Wondrous Cross' [hymn]; World War II; writers.

40:51 m:s - Ben Adams; Army accommodation; Attleborough; babies; damage to bicycles; birds; births; blindness; the blitz; bomb damage; bomb shelters; bombings; British servicemen; damage to buildings; children; concentration camps; cottages; courting; Bill Davey; deaths; deaths by shooting; donkey stoves; 'Eastern Daily Press'; elderly people; electricity supply; employment; enlisting; evictions; factories; farm labour; farmers; farms; fathers; fire sirens; names of flowers; friendships; Ethel Gardner [nee Banham], wife of interviewee; Mr Gardner, father of interviewee; Mrs Gardner, mother of interviewee; Great Ellingham; Great Melton; grieving; harmonicas; health; heating; heaven; houses; housing; illness; Kiev; languages; leisure activities; lifestyle; marriages; married life; midwives; mothers; munitions factories; murders; music; musical instruments; neighbours; newspapers; nineteen-forties; Norwich Shirehall; nurses; oil lamps; Palestine; parents; plant names; poems; poetry; postnatal depression; reading; Eleanor Roosevelt; Royal Norfolk Regiment; Russians; sirens; sisters; smallholdings; sons; students; Suffolk Regiment; Sundays; tied houses; Ukraine; values; walks; wars; washing; weather; wildlife; winter; wives; work; World War II; Wymondham.

Jean Eaglen; fl 2003-2004; Norfolk

Original bundle

Letter from Sinolphus Bell, Upwell, to Sir Ralph Hare apologising for non-payment of rent and extolling Hare's friendship, generosity to the poor and justice, 1623; Letter from Francis Parlett, Denver, to Sir Ralph Hare re recovery of his household goods against his son Drury, 1648; Letter from Thomas Frewen, Utrecht, to Sir Ralph Hare offering to serve Hare's brother at Utrecht, 1651/2; Letter from Jasper Gower, Antwerp, re illness of ye yonge gent.' and his recoverynot only in his Intellectuelles, but in his naturalles allsoe but as for his moralls ye Cure of them must be an effect of more time', and re return to England, 1653; Letter from William Life, Downham Market, to Sir Ralph Hare, thanking him for your Curtesie concerning our Minister' and re exchange of pulpits with Mr Gardiner. With draft reply, 1656; Contemporary copy of monumental inscriptions at Watlington to Gregory Gawsell Esq. and Ann wife of Thomas Botcher Esq, both died 1657; Letter from Edward Barber, Denver, to (Sir Ralph Hare) re Hare's proposed mill and drainage works against Right forth Loade and complaint of Downham, Wimbotsham and Stow men against the Adventurers, 1661; Letter from Christopher Calthorpe to Sir Thomas Hare requesting continuance of Hare's favour to himself and Sir Nevile, 1678/9;. Manor of Stow Bardolph, surrender by William Case and wife Alice to their own use, 1671, endorsed with acknowledgment by Thomas Case that he had trespassed on Stow Fairstead, 1676; Letter from Neville Catelyn to (?Sir Thomas Hare) re Sir John Hobart voiding by artificethe fairest Election that ever was made' in Norfolk, 1679; Letter from Ben Dethick, Wereham, to Lady Hare replying to accusation that his dogs had worried her sheep, 1694; Letter from E. Turnour to (?Hare) rejecting proposed decoys on their land and referring to Youngman's malicious cutting the Powdicke and floods caused by high tides and Awdely's legacy of £500 to (?Hare), 17th century; Draft letter from (Sir Thomas Hare) to Mr Walpole querying summons to take statutory oath as he had no public office, ? late 17th century; Complaint of the inhabitants of Stradsett against their neatherd, describing his duties, 18th century.

Papers of Dr Joyce Mildred Lambert

  • MC 2442
  • Fonds
  • 1920s-2005

This collection contains personal papers of Lambert including certificates and references from her early childhood to her appointment as Leverhulme fellow; her papers regarding her highly significant, groundbreaking research regarding the Norfolk Broads; also there is a collection of offprints of articles written by Lambert and other articles relating to aspects of her research.

Dr Joyce Mildred Lambert; 1916-2005; botanist, ecologist; Brundall, Norfolk, and Herne Hill, London, and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Southampton, Hampshire

Journal while travelling in France of Major Richard Ferrier (d 1728) of Great Yarmouth

The journal is a detailed one with descriptions of towns, buildings, etc. Ferrier's route included Canterbury, Calais, Gravelines, Dunkirk; Paris inc. the Gobelins factory, Versailles, the Louvre, the Luxembourg Palace, St Cloud and St Denis; Lyons, Orleans, Amboise, Saumur, Angers, Nantes, Rennes, Mont St Michel, Caen, Rouen and Dieppe. Expense accounts at reverse and also cover rest of journey via Ostend, Bruges and Rotterdam. In pocket between boards into which are bound proof and published copies of transcript edited by R.F.E. and J.A.N. Ferrier and printed with a memoir of Ferrier's life in the 'Camden Miscellany' vol. ix, 1895.

Richard Ferrier; ?-1728; soldier; Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

Diary of [? Rebecca] Starling

Describing journey with sister Sarah to Wiesbaden where she underwent treatment under Dr Payenstecker, travelling Bradford-Grimsby-Rotterdam-Antwerp-Louvain-Coblenz (boat)-Bergen (boat), Wiesbaden and returning Cologne (boat)-Brussells-Calais-London-Norwich. With sketches of local costume.

Starling family; 1818-1948; Norwich, Norfolk

Letter from Hans Dittrich of Dresden to Mrs Statham of Norwich.

Detailed description of HD's journey from Norwich to Dresden in Russian Zone of Germany via the 'Biarrik', Hook of Holland, Munsterlager discharge-camp in British zone of Germany, frontier crossing at Heiligenstadt to Russian zone and quarantine camp at Leipzig. Also describes being reunited with parents, destruction of Dresden by allied bombing; post-war reconstruction including of public transport system, threat of war, differences between British and Russian zones of Germany, food and clothing shortages referring to 'new-Cook clothes [given him] by Royal Army', registration at Labour Exchange, his hopes about getting a job and thanks KS 'for those nice Sundays I could spend with you in your home', with note of thanks from Mrs Dittrich.

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