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- 1909 June 12th
- Funeral of Archdeacon Arthur Bayly Crosse.
- 1913 December 24th
- Death of the Rev. C.H. Crosse.
- 1913 December 27th
- Funeral of the Rev. C.H. Crosse.
- Extracts from the Lynn Advertiser, 1881-1900
- Marriages and Deaths for Selected Surnames.
- 1780 January
- Apology by William Pooley to Jeoffery Towler; Theft by William
Broughton of a horse from Thomas Vincent; Sale of the horse by
Mary Parlet; Advert by Sarah Sayer.
- 1780 February
- Theft from Eli Smith; Advert of a boarding school by A.S.
- 1780 March
- Inquests on William Skinner and Thomas Bowles; Deaths of John
Lock and John Neve.
- 1780 April
- Desertion by James Chapman; Legacy for Mary Leicester;
Disappearance of Robert Gibson; Execution of Jonathan Sawyer;
Non-payment of fine by William Prime; Deaths of Mr Raven,
Elizabeth Fell and Mrs Eldridge; Death of John Skinner;
Publication of "The Lover's New Guide"; Charges against Jonathan
Norman; Sale of a messuage in Hemsby.
- 1780 May
- Inquest on William Reeve; Marriage and deaths; Advert by Ann
Pigge; Estates of William Field and Edward Bodham; Adverts for
coaches; Death of George Bidwell; John Cunningham committed for
stabbing Thomas Gusterson; Sale of the effects of Thomas Utting;
Apology by William Oliver; Ships taken by French privateers;
Smuggling; Advert by John Gittens; Sale of tulips; Lottery
tickets; Theft from William Ladle; Conviction of Dublack.
- 1780 June
- Fatal accidents to the sons of Thomas Catten, and to Isaac
Groslin; Notice to creditors of Thomas Miller; Reprieve for John
Stangroom; Adverts by Ralph Coulson and Robert Chalker; Theft by
Philip Snell; Marriages and deaths; Sale of estates in Tibenham;
Bonds on the death of Catharine Buckle; Adverts by Philip and
Elizabeth Batchelor, and Mr Rivett.
- 1780 July
- Wounding of Lieut Beevor; Exchange of French officers; Estates
in Cambridgeshire; Smuggling; Estate of Francis Green; Thefts by
Elizabeth Pulley and Elizabeth Adams; Deaths; Escapes of James
Snelling and William Potter; Theft from John Alexander; Property
to be let; Advert by James Landy; Theft from Mr Branwhite;
Sale of messuages in Banham; Advert by Mr Phillips; Desertion by
William Woods; Advert by John Shelly; King's Lynn artillery
company; Conviction of Hannah Blake; Theft by Jeremiah Harvey.
- 1780 August
- Deaths of Sheldrake and Wickham; Theft by Elizabeth Howes;
Marriages; Deaths; Society for the relief of debtors; Press gang
at Cromer; Assize convictions and acquitals; Theft by Robert
Andrews; Fire in Cambridgeshire; Adverts by John March and Mr
Saunders; Absence of Daniel Robertson; Attack by highwaymen;
Illness of Ann Jeffrey and Mary Wells; Sales of estates in
Suffolk and Norfolk.
- 1780 September
- Fire at Dilham; Advert by P. Humphrey; Missing horse belonging
to Joseph Pannise; Marriages; Deaths; Sale of public house at
Rockland St Peter; Sale of windmill at Oulton; Sale of inn at
Bury St Edmunds; Smuggling; Fire at Gimingham; Theft from
William Jay; Adverts by Ann Foster, Mary Pigge, and Mr Bull;
Thefts of swans; Advert for pupils.
- 1780 October
- Theft by Thomas Hudson; Defraud of William Adams; Marriages;
Deaths; Advert by Mrs Lidgould and Mrs Chapman; Separation of
William Jewell from his wife; Escapes from prison; Advert by
William Terry; Coach to London; Book by Charles Swift;
Advert by John Dugmore; Ship taken by French; Bury St Edmund's
theatre; Advert by Honor Clarke; Theft from Richard Reeve;
Viscount Townshend; Ball at Norwich; Display of "Gigantic
Child"; Accident to Susan Gooch; Estates of Martin Fox and
Thomas Bond; Adverts by John Flowerdew, William Sexton, William
Coleman and William Murphy; Desertions of William Jameson and
John Jacobs; Advert by Samuel and Joseph Gouldsmith.
- 1780 November
- Marriages; Deaths; Advert by Matthew Read; Sale of estate at
Scole; Shop in King's Lynn; Wolterton estate; Adverts by S.
Booth, Obadiah Silcock and William Griffiths; Manor courts at
Long Stratton; Sale of stock of William Nottley; Sale of house
and land at Dickleburgh; Advert for "The Ladies Friend"; Price
of wheat; Convictions for reeling false yarn; Highwaymen;
Advert by William Hilling; Advert for Macro King; Charity
notice; John Gibbs missing; Meeting of merchants; Horse
stealers Rumney and Maddle; Anthony Brett missing; Advert by
Charles Hawksley; Theft from Hunstanton Hall; Reward for
apprehension of attackers of William Dickins; Food given to poor
and to prisoners; Advert by Robert Larke; Creditors of William
Rix; Sale of buildings and estate at Hoe.
- 1780 December
- Convictions for embezzling wool and reeling false yarn; Injury
to James Allison; Marriage; Lost dog belonging to Mrs Head;
Conveyance of Christmas parcels to London; Sale of wreck at
Yarmouth; Epitaph to William Money; Theft from Samuel
Cunningham; Fire in Cambridgeshire; Deaths; Advert by Thomas
Gunton; Volunteers for East India Company; Advert by John
Bardwell; Sale of estate at Banham; Sale of land and property at
Brisley; Debts of Thomas Kendle; Bermuda; Inspectors of yarn;
Newbery's publications; Advert by the widow of Collings John
Butler; Privateer off Yarmouth; Highwaymen; Thefts from James
Crowe, Francis Sillis, John Matthews, Mary Plummer, George
Hilton, Mr Cannel, and Nicholas Parker; Advert by James Forster;
Sale of shop in Wisbeach; Advert by Sam. Higham; Sales of house
in Cley, and estate at Great Snoring; Sale of ship at Wells;
Advert by T. Greenough.
- 1781 January
- Thefts from James Altherton, Mr Hudson, and Benjamin Randal;
Marriages; Deaths; Advert by Mr D'Arnouville; Estate of John
Root; Missing servants of Benjamin Nuthall; Farm at Swannington;
Separation of Robert and Ann Mitchell; Sentences at county
sessions; Theft from Mrs Townshend; Sale of house and furniture
of Thomas Ransome and William Coye; Tolls on the Downham and
Fincham Turnpike Road; Avoidance of toll payment; Gifts to
prisoners; Fire in Essex; Death of Thomas Galloway; Estate
of Robert Brown; Surgeon wanted for privateer; Volunteers for a
Royal Independent Company; Sale of wherry.
- 1781 February
- Norwich Quarter Sessions; Privateers off Yarmouth; Threat to
burn Lynn; Marriage; Deaths; Payment of debts to George Boorne
and Thomas Neve, and sale of their stock; Families of missing
men chargeable to Mitford and Launditch Union; Death of John
Money; Defence of Yarmouth; French privateer; Wreck of the
Trinity victualler; Smugglers.
- 1781 March
- Smugglers; Thefts by Rhoda Horth; Inquest on Thomas Kemp;
Marriages; Deaths; Escape from gaol by William Faux; Yarmouth
Independent Companies; Theft from John Smith Browne; Cock
fighting; Bankruptcy of David Pye; Adverts by Thomas and Robert
Ransome, and Richard Garrett; Sale of French privateer; Lime
burning; Thefts from servants of John Hall; Victory over Dutch;
John Pye appointed as Notary Public; Privateers; Committals to
Norwich Castle; Convictions for reeling false yarn; Norfolk
Militia; Sales of premises at Cley; Poem in memory of John
Money; Advert for Freeman's Remedy; Sale of ship at Yarmouth;
Sale of stock and furniture of Francis Hicks; Assizes for
Norfolk, Cambridge and Huntingdon; Executions at Chelmsford;
Advert by Ann Mitchell; Cricket Society; Advert by John Durrant;
Protection against swindlers; Defence of Norfolk; Attempted
escape of prisoners at Yarmouth; Theft by Thomas Lee; Theft from
Mr Norton; Accidents to Mr Lee and Mr Barker; Inquest on Richard
Cooper; Advert by James Tagg.
- 1781 April 7th
- Reprieve for John Ewston; Inquest on Francis Parkerson;
Selected deaths; Estate in Stokesby; Adverts by William Holmes,
Mary Titter, and Thomas Marshall; Surgeon needed for the
hundreds of Mitford and Launditch; Theft from John Knight;
Apprenticing children in the hundreds of Launditch, Mitford and
Forehoe; Ship Betsy; Auction at Tittleshall.
- 1781 April 14th
- Christopher Sayers; Prisoners landed at Yarmouth;
Executions of William Skipper, William Fletcher and Michael
Moore; Theft from George Ward; Selected deaths; John Baldeston
Gray; Support of poor children and the families of militia men
in the hundreds of Launditch and Mitford.
- 1781 April 21st
- Swaffham workhouse; Privateer off Lowestoft; Murder by Eleanor
Ecklestone; Inquisition on Ann Strowger; Selected marriage and
deaths; Desertion by William Wright.
- 1781 April 28th
- Cases at the Norfolk Sessions; Advert by Mr Beart; Protection
of trading ships between London and Yarmouth; Sale of the Flea
privateer; Sale of the Standard Inn at Wells; Sale of estate at
Clenchwarton; Sale of Mount Amelia mansion at Ingoldisthorpe;
Advert for medicines by J. Crouse.
- 1781 May
- Theft from Mr Smith; Trial of William Archer; Theft from John
Crabtree and Thomas Aggs; Marriage; Deaths; Advert for a
Collection of Prologues and Epilogues; Performances at the
Theatre Royal; Adverts by John Reeder, Ann Love, Charles
Chandler and John Sayers; Escape by James Gooch; Theft from
William Capendell; Creditors of John Springfield; Payments for
Substitutes to serve in Norfolk Militia; Meeting of the Humane
Society; Adverts by William Hunter, Peter Amyot and Thomas
Harrison; Creditors of Richard Cross, Edmund Sims and William
Cooper; Apartments at Eaton.
- 1781 June
- Advert by John Jowit; Sale of household effects of William
Hunter; Sale of estate, manor and advowson at Bagthorpe;
Smuggling; Marriage; Deaths; Evidence of burial of Elizabeth
Oliver; Concerts; Advert by John Day; Black Lyon Inn at
Walsingham to let; Sale of household effects of Edward Mann;
Accounts of the Humane Society; Rain; Thefts from William Robert
Mingay and Mary Ollyett; Loss of a watch belonging to Samuel
Shalders, and a dog belonging to Mr. England; Theft from Mary
Copland; Fire at Mr Garret's shop; Price of mackerel; Creditors
of James Lindoe and Mary Marsh; Advert by John Skoulding;
Associations in Taverham and Holt Hundreds for apprehending
horse stealers; Sale of John Simpson's shop; Accident to Mr
Riddlesdell; Committal of Edward Youngs; Adverts by Rev.
T. Taylor and William Beare; Estate in Crimplesham; Creditors of
Mary Saddleton and Charles Taylor; Committals of Samuel Creasy
and Stacey Anderson; Attempted escapes of pirates at Yarmouth;
Adverts by Sarah Gostling and Francis Gostling; Tax on male
- 1781 July
- Trustees of Turnpike from Norwich to Scole; Thefts by James
Gooch; Marriages; Deaths; Adverts by W. Murphy and John Yallop;
Trustees of Turnpike from Norwich to New Buckenham; Mill to let;
Sale of household effects of John Howes; Advert for a book;
Discovery of an orb behind the sun; Kidnapping men for military
service; Norfolk Sessions; Refusal to pay farming rents; Wreck of
brig off Yarmouth; Creditors of William Money and William Mendham;
Trustees of Turnpike from Norwich to Watton; Loss of horse at
Strumpshaw; New sheriff; Defences at Yarmouth; Thefts by James
Harvey; Accident to Mr Woolby; Advert by Thomas Newman; Men
needed to work on defences at Yarmouth; Adverts by John Jarmin
and Samuel Bream; Tenements in Panxworth and South Walsham; Fine
of William Bond; Adverts by John Frewer and John Chasteney;
Coach to London; Swaffham Races; Advert by William Horth; Farm
at Felthorpe; Sales of silks, a cutter, and curios from the
- 1781 August
- Accident to William Brookbank; Fine paid by S. Peach; Marriages;
Deaths; Meeting of the Order of Gregorians; Norfolk and Norwich
Assizes - Grand Jury and Sentences; Thetford Sessions; Money for
prisoners; Sale of estate in Mendham; Prisoners for Debt;
Accident to Elizabeth Reyner; Duties on windows and houses;
Escape by John Todd; Advert by Rebecca Dison; Sale of tenements
in Norwich; Cawston Sheep Show; Estate in Norwich; Daniel Bloom
chosen as a Common Councilman; Cucumber weighing 58 pounds;
Plums; Thefts from Henry High and Jeremiah Ives Hardy; Advert
by Henry Hall; Killing of swans; Mary Wright now living with
John Hawes; Creditors of Thomas Nasmith; Advert by Marsh,
Gilbert and Miles.
- 1781 September
- Accident to Captain Harman; Death from drink; Preserving apples
and pears; Marriages; Deaths; Adverts by Samuel Bream, Richard
Clarke, Ransome's & Co., and William Mann; Thomas Utton to
be gamekeeper at Wheatacre Burgh; Fire at Foulden; Sale of mill
at Sheringham; Sale of household effects of Thomas Nasmith; Sale
of estate at Alby; Discharge of prisoners; Execution of Samuel
Creasy; Advert by John Aldrich; Coaches; Humbleyard Petty
Sessions; House to let at Weston; Inn to let at Downham Market;
Theft from William Thaxter; Adverts by Bartholomew Sewell and
Samuel Dawson; Debts to Hannah Fairchild and William Cooper;
Petty Sessions for Forehoe and Clavering Hundreds; Market at New
Buckenham; West Norfolk Regiment; Duel; Smuggling; Thefts from
Robert Harvey and Mr Robins; Robert Grice convicted; Defences at
Yarmouth; Advert by Henry Bircham; Coach from Lynn to Norwich;
Creditors of Thomas Dersley; Corporation of Norwich; Richard
Eaton to be Rector of Elsing; Attacks near Norwich; Thefts from
Thomas Spice, Charles Ward and George Rudderham; Horse missing
from Letton; Advert by Hannah Garland; Norfolk and Norwich
Hospital; Adverts by John Warriner, and Ann and Mary Pigge;
House to let at Wells.
- 1781 October
- The Fleet cruising off the Texel; West Norfolk Regiment in Hull;
Theft from Thomas Back; Accidents to James Culver and John
Adcock; Marriages; Deaths; Adverts by Philip Hubbard and John
Toll; Farm to let at Heacham; Sale of household effects of
Richard Gardiner; Theft from Henry Matchett; Missing box
belonging to Elizabeth Garner; Advert by Mary Titter; Trustees
of Turnpike from Norwich to Scole; Theft from Mr Mallett;
Accidents at Yarmouth; Reprieve of John Sheppard; Minister of
St Peter Mancroft; Adverts by F. and J. Rivett, Mr Cobb, and
Judith Bond; Robert Empson missing.
- 1781 November
- Thefts from Timothy Cunningham and James Sillett; Will of John
Shadalow; Advert by John Branch; Sale of shop at Gissing, and
estate at Edgefield; Advert by John Lewis; Inclosure at East
Dereham and Hingham; Advert by Mr Norton; Anniversary of the
Gunpowder Treason; Curate at Yarmouth; Smuggling; Theft from
James Smith; Marriages; Deaths; Election of minister at St
Peter Mancroft; Sale of house and effects of Robert Leverington;
Trustees of Turnpike from Norwich to Scole; Advert by Philip
Pentin; Death of Ensign Smith; Origin of the Lottery; Fire at
Freer and Co.; Inquest on James Pointer; Advert by Freer and
Co.; Norwich State Lottery; Sale of estates at Little Snoring,
Colkirk, and Hempton; Farms to let near Downham; Advert for
Owen's Books; Appointments of Rev Henry Harington, and Rev Mr
John Walker; Lieutenant Richard Gardiner promoted; Defences at
Yarmouth; Farms to let at Wacton; Sale of effects of John
Franks; Sale of estates at North Walsham; Sale of the stock of
the Misses Pigg; Advert for books.
- 1781 December
- Sale of houses and lands of Francis Hicks; Advert by Mrs S.
Livock; Windmill for sale at Shouldham; Coach to London;
Associations in Wayland and adjoining Hundreds for apprehending
horse stealers; Convicts; Execution of pirates; Marriages;
Deaths; Accident near Bayfield; Poaching; Attack on Mr Potter;
Theft from Robert Purdy; Election of an Alderman; Adverts by
James Quantrill, Miss Bennett, and Nathaniel Nicholson; State of
public affairs; Presentations to Capt. Nasmith and Capt. Waghorn;
William Payne hung in chains; Smuggling; Thefts from Thomas
Redhead, a poor woman, Mr Phillip, and Ambrose Dawson; Creditors
of William Tompson; Adverts by Ann Rudd and Jonas Silvey; Thomas
Tomes missing; Advert by Judith Bond; Sale of effects of Robert
Beck; House to let at Little Walsingham; Appointment of Rev John
Buxton; Dutch hospital ship; Inquisition on Henry Gibbs;
Committals to gaol; Theft from Thomas Athow; Accident to Mr
Flewpot; Balls and Assemblies; Poachers at Blickling; Theft from
James Youngs; Accident on Barton Broad; Gifts to prisoners;
Advert by R. Punchard; Sale of Windmill at Hindringham; Theatre
at Yarmouth and Norwich; Debtors of Henry Coxford; Advert by
John and Mary Hamnal.
- 1782 January 5th
- Murder of Jacob Blyth; Poachers at Rainham; Theft from Robert
Franklin; Prisoners joining East India Company; John Edge
convicted; Master Crotch not dead; Deaths on Barton Broad; Gifts
to prisoners and the poor; Marriages; Deaths; Adverts by Spratt
and Adams, and C. Tooke; Creditors of Timothy Heywood, and
Elizabeth French; Poachers at Barwick; Advert by William and
James Fisher; House to let in Norwich; Origin of New Year's
- 1782 January 12th
- Dutch hospital ship; Inquest on Sarah Titter; Marriage; Deaths;
Advert by William Butter; Adverts by Thomas Penrice, and Mrs
Wright; Creditors of Gilbert Massey; Debtors of Henry Garner;
Sale of effects of William Newton; House to let in Norwich.
- 1782 January 19th
- The King's Birthday; Appointment of Rev Cyrill Clough; Norfolk
Sessions; Tygress on show; Committals to the Castle; Accident to
boy Wright; Death; Death of Mr Stevens' son; Theatre Royal;
Adverts by Mr Waddy, John Pooley, and Robert Newborn; Creditors
of Rev Grigson Heyhoe, Richard Camps, and Stephen Danser.
- 1782 January 26th
- Inquisition on Mrs Seech; Thefts from Mrs Postons, and others;
Deaths; Wax Works; Advert by Ann Gostling; Vacancies for
surgeons; Creditors of Joseph Burrell and Wacey Dunham; Adverts
by Mary and Ann Sherrell, and Mr Hardy.
- 1782 February 2nd
- Press gangs; Inquisition on Mr Lamb; Escape by Mr Dix; Marriages;
Death; Theatre performances; Adverts by Susan Jermyn, and Richard
Moore; Creditors and debtors of James Barsted; Legacies from
Thomas Shuckworth; Book advert.
- 1782 February 9th
- Theft from Richard Twist; Theft by William Suffolk; Gift to
prisoners; Inquest on Robert Cock; Deaths; Adverts by Solomon
Levi, and Oxley and Co; Ann Warf missing; Sale of estates in
Swanton Morley and Beeston; Missing dog belonging to Edward
Hall; Sale of effects of John Whaley.
- 1782 February 16th
- Gilbert's Bill for Poor Relief; Quarter Sessions for Poor Rates;
Dutch ports blocked with ice; High Sheriff of Norfolk; Wager for
men to pull a cart of barley; Gifts to prisoners; Marriages;
Deaths; Debtors of Peter Elwin; Creditors of Cornelius Van Driel;
Norwich Subscription Ball; Norwich Theatre Royal; Norfolk
Militia; Adverts by Thomas Church, and T. Hirst; Sale of Mills
at Little Cressingham.
- 1782 February 23rd
- Export of wool; Sermon by Rev Walker; Legacy from Coulson Bell;
Medicine to cure the bite of a mad dog; Marriage; Death; Advert
by Mr Browne; Adverts by Mr Barth, and Thomas Brett; Sale of a
farm in Wymondham, and a messuage in Norwich; Sale of estate
with fishponds in Norwich.
- 1782 March 2nd
- Norfolk Woollen Manufactory; Brig Sally of Hull; Legacy from Rev
Adamson; Smuggling; Dutchmen taken to Yarmouth prison; Inquests
on Mary Lee, and Edward Jakes; Deaths; Advert by John Rogers;
Theft from Thomas Marshall; Turnpike Roads from Norwich to
Scole, and from Norwich to Thetford; Advert by John Adcock;
Lease for house and shop at King's Lynn; Advert by Wright Smith.
- 1782 March 9th
- Greyhound coursing; Theft from Mr Jarvis; Deaths; Edward Frary
missing; Greyhound stolen; Advert by Robert Tomlinson; Advert by
Esther Thurlow; Farm to let at Langmere; Messuage to let at High
Shottisham; Sale of stock of Yaxley Adams.
- 1782 March 16th
- Charles Weston elected an alderman of Norwich; Death; John
Ewston committed to Castle; Shipwrecks off Yarmouth; Brig Sally
of Hull; Fire at Swardeston; Marriage; Deaths; Creditors of
Robert Plummer; Coaches to London; Advert by Mary Gostling;
Houses to let at North Walsham, and Salhouse; Sale of mill at
- 1782 March 23rd
- Oppressive taxation; New French and Spanish ships; Advert by
Joseph Gunton; Election of Common Councilmen; Overseer of
Yarmouth defences; Norfolk Assizes; Thetford Assizes; Wreck of
the Hopewell of Wells; Wager for men to pull a cart of barley;
Marriage; Death; Adverts by T. Hirst, and Mr and Mrs Peterson.
- 1782 March 30th
- Thefts from Mr Tompson, and James Culling; Marriage; Deaths;
Advert by S. Bradford; Timber washed on shore at Yarmouth;
Bakery and house to let at Aylsham; Turnips wanted by Mr
Peterson; Apprenticeship for a parish boy; Marshes to let at
Halvergate; Estate for sale at Wiggenhall St Mary Magdalen.
- 1782 April 6th
- Prisoners conveyed to houses of correction; Smuggling; Accident
to George Clark; Marriages; Deaths; Horse possibly stolen;
Adverts by W. Yallop, Nathaniel Bolingbroke, and Edward Symonds;
Adverts by Mary Bulling, T. Hirst, Robert Lemon, and Miss
Cropley; Sale of house and effects of Miss Downes.
- 1782 April 13th
- Taxes on dogs and gambling; East Norfolk and West Norfolk
Regiments; Norfolk Sessions; Attack on Elizabeth Broughton; Four
calves; Deaths; Tea Warehouse; Bundle of clothes lost; Inn to
let at Pulham Market; Debtors of Humphrey Baley; Sale of houses,
shops, inns, stalls, etc in Norwich, Skeyton and Brampton; Sale
of houses, shops, etc in Wells.
- 1782 April 20th
- Tenements for sale at Wells; Shop and pasture to let at Watton;
Dragoon Guards and West Norfolk Militia; Marriage; Deaths;
Norwich Theatre Royal; House to let at Little Ormesby; Sale of
effects of Nicholas Paul; Advert by Samuel Beeken; Sale of
effects of Mary Marsh.
- 1782 April 27th
- Sale of Advowsons near East Dereham; Dragoon Guards and West
Norfolk Militia; Norwich Sessions; Conviction of Samuel Baldwin;
Attack on Robert Fox; Theft from Jermyn Patrick; George Clarke
drowned; Marriage; Deaths; Adverts by Joseph Fearman, and J.
Brigham; Money to lend on mortgages; Sale of effects of William
Hall; Debtors of Mary Kirby.
- 1782 May 4th
- Advert by Augustine Postle; East Norfolk and West Norfolk
Regiments; Sermon by Rev Mr Francis; Theft from John Leggatt;
Smuggler Robbs apprehended; Accident to Robert Gathergood; Deaths;
Volunteers to defend the county; Adverts by Lydia Watts, and
Spratt and Adams; Advert by Benjamin Parker.
- 1782 May 11th
- Militia ready in case of attack by Dutch fleet; Norfolk Militia;
Appointment of Thomas Moore; Flower Show; Attack on Amy Jarwood;
Accident to Samuel Tubby; Marriage; Deaths; Advert by Messrs
Sheriffe and Gooch; Adverts by Thomas and Lloyd Hirst, and John
Hill; Bankruptcy of Charles Chandler; Sea Baths at Yarmouth; Farm
to let at Hunworth; House to let at Hickling; Sale of house and
stock of Charles Chandler; Sale of tenements at North Walsham.
- 1782 May 18th
- Raising of Corps for the defence of Great Britain; Militia;
Smuggling; Theft from Mr Lewis; Deaths; Theft from Robert
Partridge; Debtors of Grantham Killingworth; Inoculation against
smallpox at New Buckenham.
- 1782 May 25th
- Advert by John Alderson; Coach to London; Sale of malthouse at
Burnham Overy; Sale of cargo at Yarmouth; Good news about the war;
Defeat of the French fleet; Militia; Thefts from William Blake,
and Mr South; Deaths.
- 1782 June 1st
- Capture of ships in West Indies; Rev Michael Brown; Theft from
Anthony Rupture; Change of name of John Horne; Defence work at
Yarmouth; Fleet off Cromer; Theft from Sir John Wodehouse and Mr
Burton; Contests at Blofield; Bale oak; Marriages; Sale of
flowers; Sale of estate at Scarning; Sale of farm at Caister;
Sale of estates at Langmere and Shimpling.
- 1782 June 8th
- Celebration of the King's birthday; Cattle starving; Influenza;
Sailors for the navy; Marriage; Deaths; Sale of house at
Happisburgh; Advert by Martin Crocket; Adverts by Mr Watson, and
Robert Cooke and Robert Howlen; Sale of school at Kenninghall;
Sale of messuages at Wymondham.
- 1782 June 15th
- West Norfolk Regiment; Master Crotch, a child prodigy; John Fuller
freed; Attack on Lawrence Ormand; Theft from John Barnard;
Convictions for reeling false yarn; Marriage; Deaths; Caution
about tradesmen's estimates; Concert at Bunn's Pantheon;
Fireworks at Quantrell's Gardens; Advert by Dr I. Leon; Sale of
effects of John White.
- 1782 June 22nd
- Sales of houses at Aylsham; Debtors of John Peterson; Diss
Association for apprehending horse stealers; Sale of estate at
Deopham and Hingham; Starling Day as new Mayor of Norwich; Rev
William Yonge; West Norfolk Regiment; Theft from Hardwick carrier;
Influenza; Marriage; Deaths; Advert by Mr Peterson; Bankruptcy of
Walter Phinn; Reward for information about theft from Hardwick
carrier; Licences for hawkers and pedlars; Sale of ship at
- 1782 June 29th
- Advert by Watson and Co; House to let at Wells; Bounties for
seamen entering the navy; Baronets should provide men to serve the
King; Southgate committed to prison; Theft from William Brooke;
Accident to Clare Wegg; Marriages; Death; Sale of household
effects of Mrs Molden; Concert at Bunn's Pantheon; Adverts by Rev
H.C. Manning, John Lake, William Stangroom, and James Frost.
- 1782 July 6th
- Advert for Ridley's Asthmatic Pills; Defence of Yarmouth; Militia;
Thefts from John Bird, and William Southgate; Attempted escapes
from the Castle; Launch of ship at Yarmouth; Crops affected by
weather; Marriages; Deaths; House to let at Thurning; Seamen
needed for the navy; Advert by Sun Fire-Office; Sale of messuage
- 1782 July 13th
- This issue is missing from the microfilm.
- 1782 July 20th
- Debtors of Richard Bull; Farm to let at West Wretham; Dutch fleet;
L'Escroe privateer taken off Lowestoft; Beacons; Norfolk Sessions;
Crew of French lugger imprisoned; Bequest by Elizabeth Branthwayt;
Rev John Royle; Purple socotrine aloe on show; Crew of L'Escroe
committed to Norwich Castle; Attack on Mrs Potter; Theft from Mr
Moore; Accident to Rev Dr Smyth and his son; Birth; Marriage;
Death; Advert by Thomas Parslee; Concert at Bunn's Pantheon.
- 1782 July 27th
- Advert by William Wardlaw; Sale of effects and stock of Walter
Phinn; Water frolic at Hickling; Lord Townshend's volunteer
troops; Dutch fleet; Whalers at Lynn; Norfolk Assizes; Officers of
the West Norfolk Regiment; Accidents to Mr and Mrs Marshall, and
the son of Mr Warden; Marriages; Deaths.
- 1782 August 3rd
- Publication of Every Man His Own Gardener; French
privateers; Militia; Defences at Yarmouth; Irish State Lottery;
Committals to Norwich Castle; Deaths; Advert by Messrs D'Aubin and
Poinsot; House and Dying works for sale in Norwich.
- 1782 August 10th
- Sale of effects of John Clark; Debtors of John Clark; House and
land to let at Brancaster; Death of Samuel Day; Thefts from Mr
Bartram, Mr Denmark, Mr Clift, and Mr Harwood; Gifts to
prisoners; Fire at Emneth; Marriages; Concert at Bunn's Pantheon
for the benefit of the widow of Edmund Mann; Desertions from East
Norfolk Regiment and 93rd Regiment of Foot.
- 1782 August 17th
- Celebrations for the birthday of the Prince of Wales; Raising a
ship's company; Crops affected by caterpillars; Game birds
affected by wet weather; Bequest from Rev Dr Berney; Deaths;
Dinner for Wyverston scholars; Next of kin of John Hearn; Advert
by Joseph Trundle; Sale of land at East Ruston; House to let at
- 1782 August 24th
- Sighting of the Dutch fleet; Thefts from Ann Leach and Jane Ward;
Pirates pardoned by the King; Convictions of Samuel Blyth and John
Smith; Accident to Mr and Mrs Bokenham; Marriage; Deaths; House
and malthouse to let in Norwich; Advert by John and Anne Curties;
Creditors of John Gallaway, and Thomas Seppings; Sale of windmill
- 1782 August 31st
- Warning to poachers at Saxthorpe; Jeremiah Ives to be Sheriff of
Norwich; West Norfolk Regiment; Defence of Norfolk; Thomas Taylor
and John Narborough committed to Norwich Castle; Thefts from
Benjamin Webber, and from a grocer's servant; Fire at Feltwell;
Death; the Russian fleet; Candidates for Sheriff of Norwich;
Advert by W. Chettleburgh; Sale of tenements at Fakenham and
Hempton; Sale of houses, tenements, shop, etc at Yarmouth.
- 1782 September 7th
- Lord Townshend's (and others) volunteer troops; Defence of
Yarmouth; William Palgrave to be Mayor of Yarmouth; Rev Thomas
Hutchinson; Influence of the planets on the weather; Committals to
Norwich Castle; Fire at Feltwell; Death; Advert by Mr Gosnold; Dog
found; Sale of house in Norwich.
- 1782 September 14th
- Militia; Naming of regiments; British fleet sailed to relief of
Gibraltar; Search for the Dutch fleet; Mr Grimwood's maid-servant
committed to Norwich Castle; Elizabeth Springold stabbed herself;
Marriages; Deaths; Advert by William Dove; Houses, bakery, and
windmills for sale at Banham, Winfarthing, and Repps; Sale of the
stock of Edmund Nurse.
- 1782 September 21st
- Sir Edward Astley's Melton Volunteers; Suffolk subscriptions for a
man-of-war; Marriage; Deaths; Silver watch lost; Houses and shops
to let and for sale in Norwich; Buxton Mills for sale; Household
effects and farm stock for sale at Gissing; Sale of farm and
messuages in Gressenhall and Edgefield.
- 1782 September 28th
- State of the crops; Norwich householders to provide street
lighting; Poachers at Aylsham; Anniversary of their Majesties'
coronation; Militia; Messages via rocket, cannon and beacons;
Yarmouth Volunteers on duty; Snake at Ludham; Death; Sale of farm
stock at Horstead; Sale of farm stock at St Faith's; Sale of
house and malthouse at Hempstead; Sale of estate at Burnham
Thorpe and Burnham Overy.
- 1782 October 5th
- Richard Saffory elected mayor of Thetford; Protection of fishing
boats; Suffolk subscriptions for a man-of-war; Accidents to
William Smith and John Becket; Theft from William Davey; William
Griffith fined; Inquest on Elizabeth Springall; Drownings near
Happisburgh; Deaths; Bankruptcy of John Alderson; Advert by Mr
Chicheley; Adverts by Henry Burcham, and Joshua Byron; Sale of
farm stock at Taverham; Sale of messuage at Wreningham; Sale of
farm stock at Elsing.
- 1782 October 12th
- Messages via rockets and beacons; Storm damage; Committal to
Bridewell in Norwich; Sudden death; Subscription Assemblies at
Aylsham and Lynn; Adverts by Robert Ollyet, and Samuel Capper;
Book published; Ensigncies for sale; Sale of tenements at
Beighton; Sale of tenements and land at Briston; Verses on the
death of John Tooke.
- 1782 October 19th
- Norwich elections; Robert Beevor to be a cadet at Woolwich; Thefts
from Thomas Hubbard, Anthony Tills, The Old Men's Hospital, the
King's Head Inn, and William Beezer; Marriages; Death; Advert by
George Gynne; Adverts by Thomas Reeve, and John Lowl; Debtors of
James Elgar; Sale of house at Yarmouth; Sale of farmhouses, lands,
cottages, etc at Heacham and Sedgeford.
- 1782 October 26th
- Lord Townshend's Norfolk Rangers; Rev Bartholomew Edwards; Attack
by French cutter; Evans the pirate; Thefts from Mary Stannard, a
post-boy, and C. Matthews; Marriages; Deaths; Sale of farming
stock and household effects at Caston, Brisley Green, and East
Bradenham; House to let at East Dereham; Sale of house and land at
- 1782 November 2nd
- Trial of Joseph Evans; Holt Volunteers; Snow in northern England;
Theft from Ives and Co; Marriage; Death of Captain Townshend;
Deaths; Thomas Forster missing; Theft from Henry Utting; Owners
names to be on coaches and wagons; Advert by Elizabeth Mayer;
Francis Dack and Edward Rodwell missing.
- 1782 November 9th
- Militia winter quarters; Defences at Yarmouth; Thomas Barber;
Ships driven on shore; High price of wheat; Attempted theft from
Mrs Ives; Thefts from a maid of Miss Morris, John Barrett, and
Mrs Bishop; Committal of Samuel Potter and Thomas Forster; Inquest
on Thomas Fish; Birth; Marriage; Deaths; Coach to London; Warning
to trespassers on the land of Mrs Moore and Lady Harris; Militia
exercises and gifts from landowners.
- 1782 November 16th
- Creditors of Robert Sago; Dutch harbours will be frozen; Militia
movements; C. Bryant's book; Strange fish on shore at Waxham;
Marriages; Deaths; Philip Ayton Lambley missing; Man traps at
Barningham Hall; Debtors of Jonathan Turner, and James Loose.
- 1782 November 23rd
- This issue is missing from the microfilm.
- 1782 November 30th
- Price of corn; Court case about Wells harbour; West Norfolk
Regiment; Master Crotch, a child prodigy; Hard winter in 1682;
Marriages; Deaths; Advert by Thomas Tilbury; Francis Buttill
missing; Debtors and creditors of William Donne; Hickling Courts
Baron to be held; Advert by John Atwood; Sale of farm at Carleton
Rode; County Pensioners.
- 1782 December 7th
- Legacy from Elizabeth Poynter; Theft from Thomas Gilbert; Theft
from William Girling; John Sayes fined; Accidents to Sarah Fuller,
and Robert Lown; Marriage; Deaths; Concert; Subscription Ball;
Advert by John Ansell; Land and mill for sale at Edgefield; Theft
from Thomas Gilbert.
- 1782 December 14th
- Ports to be open for import of grain; Ship Sundsvall on shore at
Winterton; Marriages; Deaths; Loss of the ship Hector; Cargo of
ship Sundsvall for sale; Sale of house at East Dereham; Concert at
Yarmouth; Administration of the effects of James Loose; Stolen
goods in the house of John Betts.
- 1782 December 21st
- Price of corn; Men sent to sea; Thefts from W. Walton, and William
Algar; Deaths; Sale of the effects of Francis Colvin; Creditors of
Francis Colvin; Stolen goods in the house of John Blanchflower;
Creditors of Frances Bridges; Candles for sale.
- 1782 December 28th
- Royal Assent to Bills; Ports to be open for import of grain;
Marriage; Attack on the Moulton carrier; Inquest on William
Brokenham; Theft from William Bray; Gifts to prisoners and the
poor; Driver of John Ellis's cart fined; Theft from Noah Baker;
Cow with two heads; Adverts by Isaac Maltby, and Sarah Dye;
Tenement to be let or sold in Norwich; Apology to John Ashmanall.
- 1783 January 4th
- Plea to support the theatre; Marriages; Deaths; Attempted theft
from Mr Heath; Theft from James Wigg; Debtors of Thomas Woolsey;
Creditors of Thomas Heasel; Sale of estate at Hindolveston; Advert
for blacking; Public house to let at Old Buckenham; Farms,
cottages, lands, etc for sale in Topcroft, Denton, Hempnall, and
Norwich; Debtors of John Chasteney; Advert for book of songs and
- 1783 January 11th
- Smuggling; Thefts from Messrs Bacon and Marshall, and Elizabeth
Minns; Gifts to prisoners and the poor; Comedy performance; Sale
of estate in Norwich; Debtors of Timothy Titter; Debtors of Philip
Carver; Books published for the housewife and the serving maid.
- 1783 January 18th
- Purchase of corn for the poor; Norfolk Sessions; Smuggling; Theft
from Robert Howlett; Attempted escape by Captain Roberts the
pirate; Accident to James Howes; Death; Privateer.
- 1783 January 25th
- Norwich and Lynn Quarter Sessions; Thomas Beales committed to
Norwich Castle; Marriages; Deaths; Exhibition of needlework; Holt
Jubilee; Advert by Elizabeth Shepherd; Elizabeth Curtis eloped;
Debtors of Stephen Riches; Sale of bakery and windmill at Diss;
Debtors and creditors of Denny Palmer; Sale of houses at Acle;
Sale of household effects and farming stock of John Mite; Sale of
house, public house and cottages at East Dereham; Windmill to let
in Norwich; Poem on the death of the boxer Slack.
- 1783 February 1st
- Peace with France and Spain; Army to be reduced; Great increase in
trade; Bells of St Peter Mancroft rung to celebrate peace;
Celebrations at Loddon; Ambassador to be sent to the United States
of America; Gifts for the poor; Smuggling; Theft from James Burkin
Burroughes; Deaths; Advert by Joseph Bell; Advert by Isaac Frost
and John Carter; Lyng and Taverham Paper Mills.
- 1783 February 8th
- Smuggling; Thefts from Thomas de Vear, B. Brograve, and Mrs
Hambling; Attempted theft from Mr Butcher; Inquest on a female
infant; Marriages; Deaths; Performance at Norwich Theatre Royal;
Exhibition of needlework; Adverts by Rev P. Peach, and William
Barton; Advert by John Lock; Debtors and creditors of Richard
- 1783 February 15th
- Peace with the Dutch; Army to be reduced; Performance at Norwich
Theatre Royal; Lynn Mart; Smuggling; William Land fined; Thefts
from the Gibraltar, Mrs Towell, Mr Bidwell, a linen draper's shop,
and William Chase; Attacks on Mrs Woolmer and Mrs Lulman; Mary
Harmer committed to the city gaol; Samuel Matthews poaching
rabbits; Marriage; Deaths; Adverts by W. Bolingbroke and R.
Williams, and John Hubbard.
- 1783 February 22nd
- Smuggling; Thefts from John Brady, Siely and Wright, Henry Ashley,
Mrs Emmett, and the Greenland Fishery public house; Joseph Beeton
hanged; Marriage; Deaths; Adverts by Miss Peterson, Martha Smith,
and John and James Wilkins; William Hayton missing; Sale of house,
lands and windmill in Forncett St Peter; Sale of houses and land
at Grimston, Congham and Roydon; Book published about eclipses.
- 1783 March 1st
- Rev Lancaster Framingham; New bridge in Norwich; West Norfolk
Militia; Committals to Norwich Castle and city gaol; Marriages;
Deaths; Adverts by Richard Bacon; Advert by Charles Chapman; Price
of wheat; Sale of houses in Norwich; Sale of houses, barns, land,
etc in Gooderstone and Oxburgh.
- 1783 March 8th
- Marriages; Deaths; Committals to Norwich city gaol; Thefts from
John Morris, and the Blue Bell Inn; New bridge in Norwich; Adverts
by the New Fire Office Company; Advert by Joshua Smith; Shop to
let at Burnham Market; Advert by Elden Earls; House to let in
Norwich; Brigantine for sale at Yarmouth; Thefts from John Morris,
and the Blue Bell Inn.
- 1783 March 15th
- Disbanding of East and West Norfolk Regiments; Theft from James
Bransby; Deaths; Committals to Norwich city gaol; Adverts by W.
Dove, and Mr Stevenson; Advert by John Robinson; Debtors and
creditors of James Kirby and Thomas Sturley; Houses and land to
let at Norwich and East Rudham; Drainage engine and horses for
sale; Marsh to let near Yarmouth.
- 1783 March 22nd
- Marriage; Deaths; Norfolk Assizes; Attempted escapes by pirates;
New bridge in Norwich; Employment of discharged seamen and
soldiers; Response to attack on Norwich Theatre Royal; Adverts by
Ann Drake, and William Wilkins; Advert by William Curtis;
Creditors of William Cann; French cutter to be sold at Yarmouth;
Sale of household effects and stock at Feltwell.
- 1783 March 29th
- Smuggling; Deaths; Committals to Norwich Castle; Tea, Geneva and
embezzled yarn seized; Executions of Abraham Carman and Henry
Cabell; Fire near Needham; Bell ringing at Kenninghall; Mill to
let at Felmingham; Adverts by Elizabeth Studwell, Henry Hawke,
William Cubit, and John Lovick; Creditors of John Reeve; Advert by
Benjamin Gunton; New India Warehouse in Norwich.
- 1783 April 5th
- Inquisitions on Robert Leech, Samuel Ellis, and Henry Young;
Deaths; Convicts conveyed to houses of correction; Carman and
Cable to be executed; Common Councillors for Mancroft Ward; Advert
by Benjamin Jaggers; Creditors and debtors of Robert Massingham;
Farms, land, public house, etc, for sale and to let at Great
Massingham and Grimston; Publication of The Norwich
Directory; Sale of the Distillery at Yarmouth; Theft from John
- 1783 April 12th
- Freeholders should register to vote; Election of Common
Councillors for Mancroft Ward; Election of MP for Yarmouth;
Marriages; Deaths; Committals to Norwich Castle; Thefts from John
Freshfield, and Alderman Harvey; Carman and Cabell executed;
Association for prosecuting warren thieves; Norwich farmers
protest at mode of levying money for maintenance of the poor;
Legatees of Edna Moore; Creditors of John Knights; Farm, cottages
and lands to let at Fincham; House to let in Norwich; Theft from
Thomas Porter; Creditors of John Buck; Messuages, land and mill
for sale at Bawdeswell.
- 1783 April 19th
- Wheat and flour from New England; Performance by Mr Sharpe;
Scrutiny of the result of the election of Common Councillors for
Mancroft Ward; Mr Barrett manager of Norwich Theatre Royal;
Marriage; Deaths; Committals to Norwich Castle and Yarmouth gaol;
Norwich Theatre Royal; Advert by Arthur Browne; Advert by Dr
Moyes; Sale of farm, land and houses at Pulham Market; Sale of
farms and land at Aylsham Burgh, Brooke, Kirstead, Surlingham,
Wramplingham, Barford, and Garvestone; Trade with America; Advert
by Charles Hawkesley.
- 1783 April 26th
- Norfolk Militia; Smuggling; Marriages; Deaths; Committal to
Norwich prison; Fire in Norwich; Bail for prisoners; Committals to
Norwich Castle; Adverts by Benjamin Rust, and John Curties;
Hawking; Repairs to steeple of St Martin at Palace in Norwich;
Creditors of Jonathan Fountain Wrench, and Thomas Foley; Joseph
Cullum missing; Sale of house in Norwich; Smuggling; Protests by
sailors in London.
- 1783 May 3rd
- Reduction in the army; Foreign seamen to be discharged from the
Royal Navy; Possible discharge of debtors; Good harvest expected;
Scrutiny of the result of the election of Common Councillors for
Mancroft Ward; Jeremiah Ives Harvey and Robert Partridge to Court
of Aldermen; John Money sworn in the commission of peace; Rev Mr
Day of Horsford; Marriages; Deaths; Norfolk Sessions; Thefts from
Francis Blomefield, and William Bull; Advert by Dr Moyes; Concert
for benefit of the Scots Society; Advert by Grace Tagg; Plan to
extend the Wymondham Bridewell; Debtors of William Tokelove.
- 1783 May 10th
- Common Councilmen; 10th Regiment of Foot; Marriage; Deaths; Fire
in Norwich; Thomas Durrant committed to Norwich Castle; Adverts by
W. Fisher, J. Holtaway, and Charles Touse; Yarmouth Sea Baths;
Debtors and creditors of Matthew G. Cooper, Henry Jacob, and
Robert Dye; Bankruptcy of Thomas Page and John Christian; Buyers
of wool will check fleeces.
- 1783 May 17th
- Brig found abandoned; Smuggling; Marriage; Deaths; Inquest on Mr
Rump; Dragoons; Theft from Mr Delf; Adverts by C. Christian and
S. Wright, and William Burt; Estate for sale at Deopham; Horse
missing from Costessey; Book published about stenography; Ass
races at Trowse.
- 1783 May 24th
- Dr Lewis Bagot to be Bishop of Norwich; George James Riddell
killed in a duel; Marriages; Deaths; Smuggling; Thefts from James
Baddison, John Bray, John Chambers, Mr Bradford, and James
Edwards; Adverts by James Reynolds, and Johnson Lee; Estate for
sale at Gunthorpe; Blacksmith's shop for sale at Salthouse; Farm
and land for sale at Bunwell Green.
- 1783 May 31st
- No more regiments to be disbanded; Anniversary of the Restoration
of Charles II; Legacies from Sir Thomas Churchman; Marriage;
Deaths; Fire at Cawston; Theft from Mr Johnson; Adverts by John
Dobson, and Mr Page; Creditors of Solomon Colls; Theft from Robert
- 1783 June 7th
- Letter to encourage trade by forming a society of merchants;
Death; Attacks on a boy, and on Jonas Levi; Thefts from Mr Bird,
and John Holmes; Advert by Francis Gostling; Debtors of Samuel
Mason and Robert Woods; Creditors of Francis Wright; Shop and land
for sale at Smallburgh; Estate for sale at Hempnall; Effects of
- 1783 June 14th
- Books published; Gift to the poor of Little Walsingham;
Celebration of the King's birthday; Common Councilmen for King's
Lynn; Marriages; Deaths; Thefts from Roger Kerrison, Joseph Oxley,
and William and John Sims; Advert by A.B. and H. Tooke; Parish
rates for St Martin at Oak in Norwich; Farm and land for sale at
Yaxham; Public house and tenements for sale in Norwich; Theft from
Joseph Oxley; Good foreign trade for towns of northern England.
- 1783 June 21st
- Dr Lewis Bagot to be Bishop of Norwich; Installation of Jeremiah
Ives as Mayor of Norwich; Thomas Watson elected as alderman of
Fyebridge ward; Turnips; Marriages; Deaths; Smuggling; Advert by
Dr Moyes; Parish rates for St Martin at Oak in Norwich; Concert at
Bunn's Pantheon; Adverts by Charles Bryant, and John Syer; William
- 1783 June 28th
- Theft from Mr Paul; Thomas Watson sworn as an alderman; Marriage;
Death; Advert by Mr Rivett; Adverts by Mr Lake, and Mr Smith;
Coach from Briston to Brandon; Debtors of John Swanton; Wine
vaults to let at King's Lynn; Messuage and land for sale at
Bawburgh; Trunk stolen from a ship at Yarmouth; Farm and land for
sale at Runham.
- 1783 July 5th
- Government needs to borrow 2 million pounds; Boy killed at Upton;
Marriage; Death; Theft from Thomas Baldwin; Crops affected by the
weather; House and blacksmith's shop to let at Fakenham; Estate
for sale at Dersingham; Marshes for sale at Wheatacre Burgh;
Advert by E. Crane; Sale of household effects of Margaret Smith;
Sale of houses, shop, and land in Norwich; Master Crotch, a child
- 1783 July 12th
- Rev Horatio Dowsing; Deaths; Adverts by William Beloe, and Richard
Marshall; Concert at Quantrell's Gardens; Adverts by William
Bolingbroke and Robert Williams, and James Goodaire; Sale of
Reymerston Hall, and a barn, for their building materials.
- 1783 July 19th
- Rev John Towers Allen; Gilbert Brownsmith and William Fester to be
Sheriff and Under Sheriff; Lack of rain; Weather reports; Gratuity
for Rev White; Marriage; Deaths; Inquisitions on Robert Bishop,
and Richard Suckling; Theft from John Talbot; George Thurston
fined; Norfolk Sessions; James Brooke committed to Norwich Castle;
Turnips; Men re-enlisting into the Militia.
- 1783 July 26th
- Tithes for the support of the clergy; Death; Inquest on Samuel
Wright; Advert for medicine; Surrogates to return Licence Bonds;
Adverts by Robert Routh, W.C. Woodbine, and William Horth; Advert
for Thomas Layton; Lenwade Bridge Association against felonies;
Advert by Mr Akers; Land for sale at Toft Monks; Sale of household
effects and farming stock of Robert Norton; Sale of house and
granary at Yarmouth; Sale of cottage at Mulbarton, and public
house at Elmham; Sale of horses and carriages in Assize Week.
- 1783 August 2nd
- Plague at Constantinople, Crimea, Poland, etc, and ships to be
quarantined; Fleet to be recommissioned; Ships to be repaired;
Navy consists of 624 ships; Cutters to enforce quarantine against
the plague; Rev Horace Hammond; Stamp Duty; John Harmer paid to
prevent prosecution; Freemen of Norwich; Recipe to prevent fly
damage to crops; Inquest on John Gibson; Clothes stolen; Death;
Walsingham Quarter Sessions; Attempted escape by Thomas Forster;
Goldspink whipped; Thefts from Elizabeth Gowing, and Isaac
Cannell; Advert by R. Ward; Concert for the benefit of Mr Manini;
Debtors of William Barton, and of Walter Colquhoun; Advert for
Henry Houchen; Advert for a housemaid.
- 1783 August 9th
- Fleet being recommissioned; New taxes; John Corsbie to be Governor
of the Bethel Hospital; Lambs at Fransham fair; Marriages;
Inquisition on William Norton; Robberies on the river between
Bungay and Yarmouth; Theft from Mr Dawson; Attempted escapes from
the Castle; Advert by James Seeley; Advert by George Pigman; Sale
of house at Blakeney; Marsh to let at Snettisham; Sale of the
library of Samuel Mason.
- 1783 August 16th
- John Herring chosen as a Common Councilman; Appointments of
Lieutenant William Gordon and Lieutenant Arthur Beevor; Marriages;
Deaths; Theft from a woman; Inquisition on Samuel Price; Loss of
the brig Friendship; Whaling; Assizes; Susannah Edwards and Joseph
Fuller committed to the Castle; Theft from Mr Brettingham;
Suspicious persons to be reported to the mayor; Advert by a Quaker;
Advert by Mr Curtis; Debtors of Philip Maris.
- 1783 August 23rd
- Damage to a tabernacle; Marriage; The jury, convictions and
acquittals at the assizes; Case between Rev Jacob Mountain and Rev
Lancaster Adkin; Trial of Mr and Mrs Falconer; Theft from Samuel
Wilson; Bankruptcy of James Poole; Sale of farm at Dickleburgh;
Sale of sailcloth, ropes and lines at Yarmouth; Sight of a meteor.
- 1783 August 30th
- Election of John Day as Sheriff of Norwich; Anthem to be performed
at Yarmouth; Church at Ormesby St Michael; Death; Accidents to
Arthur Todd, and Elizabeth Harrison; Theft from John Wilkerson;
Money for prisoners; Distinguished visitors to Yarmouth; Frigate
Mirmidon at Yarmouth; Advert by Edward Mugridge; Creditors of John
Hopking; Debtors of Robert West; Advert by Mary Buxton;
Commissioners of the Aylsham Navigation; Advert by Thomas Newman;
Sale of manor, estate and land at Wicklewood; Books published.
- 1783 September 6th
- Relief of the poor in Lakenham; Wheat sown by machine and by hand;
Thefts from Mrs Tompson, a young woman, and Mr Matthews; Robert Fox
to be executed; Deaths; Great Yarmouth mayor, churchwardens and
chamberlain; Distinguished visitors to Yarmouth; Meteor seen by
John Bryant; Creditors of John Ewing; Petty sessions for hiring
servants at Attleborough; Adverts by R. Oldman, Francis Mack, and
- 1783 September 13th
- British officers to serve in Russia's army and navy, and
Mediterranean fleet; Independent MP
returned in 1780; Grocers to sell discoloured salt; Death of William
Bewley; Deaths; Thefts from Mr Rist, Rev Charles Topping, and John
Patteson; William Smith committed to the Castle; Execution of Robert
Fox; Confirmation of 400-500 people at East Dereham; Smuggling; Brig
William and Mary of Lynn; Sloop Fanny lost; Ship of war Speedy
arrived off Yarmouth; Adverts by John Day, Elizabeth Peterson,
Thomas Burrell and Arthur Reddy; Sale of houses, cottages and land
at Wiggenhall St German; Theft from Rev Charles Topping.
- 1783 September 20th
- Contagion at Constantinople; War between Russia and Turkey;
Sale of farmhouse and stock at Hingham; Ransome and Co; William
Woolverton to be master of a charity school; Distinguished visitors
to Yarmouth; Better facilities needed for visitors to Yarmouth;
Shipping at Yarmouth; Dutch Fair at Yarmouth; Swaffham Races;
Accident to Joshua Howes and James Fickling; Thefts from Aaron
Polack, and a woman; Deaths; Tribute to Mr Bewley; Advert by John
Clover; Sale of houses, public house, and land at Tibenham
and Banham; Lydia Teasdell missing.
- 1783 September 27th
- Smuggling; Rescue of Captain Jefferson; Mr Barolett accused of
murder; George Clarke to be mayor of Thetford; Accident to James
Smith and William Cook; Inquest on Lydia Teasdell; Deaths; John
Abell and others stole fish owned by William Clarke Woodbine;
Thefts from Peter Isaac, Frances Murrell and Hannah Brereton, Ann
Hammond, and Rev Christopher Smears; Concert at Aylsham with singing
by Miss Leak; Diving Cap invented by Mr Wright.
- 1783 October 4th
- Gilbert Brownsmith and John Day sworn in as sheriffs; Thefts from
Mr Tompson, and Mrs Fenn; 9th regiment of foot and light dragoons
to leave Norwich; John Cary, mayor of Lynn; W. Taylor, mayor of
Yarmouth; Smuggling; Mr Barolet to be freed; Accident to John
Seamans; Inquest on Henry Middleton; Marriages; Deaths; Wheat from
Holland; Theft by David Aaron; Advert by Joseph Fearman; Farm for
sale at Ashwellthorpe; Sale of effects of John True; Apprentice
- 1783 October 11th
- Ball given by Major Money; Meteor seen; Marriage; Deaths; Escape of
Mark Turner and William Cornwell Page; Sentencing of William Smith
alias Clark, John Abell, and John Smith; David Aaron, and James
Buncle to be in custody; Creditors of John Aggs; Adverts by Booth
and Son, E. Manning, and Sarah Coates; Houses, brick ground and
lands for sale at Reedham and Stockton; Sailcloth factory to be sold
at Yarmouth; Apology by William Morse; Charlotte Lafield missing.
- 1783 October 18th
- Marriage; Deaths; Fines for fireworks offences; Theft from Mr
Sillis; Conviction of John Matthews; William Smith to stand in the
pillory; Adverts by M. Waller, and William Bollingbroke; Lecture and
experiments by Mr Lowe; Gamekeeper appointed at Bodney; Rewards for
recapture of Mark Turner and William Cornwell Page.
- 1783 October 25th
- France bankrupt; Sale of ten thousand volumes of books and music;
Rev Erasmus Druery; Rev John Ramsay; Resignation of Edward Bacon as
Recorder of Norwich, and election of John Chamber; Marriages;
Smuggling; Accident to Mr Beacham, Mr Curtis and Mr Adams; Thefts
from Mr Smith, and Thomas Barker; Adverts by Mary Butter, and
Christopher Sherwood; Creditors of William Jennis; Sale of house and
effects of Robert Rogers; Elopement of Jane Feather.
- 1783 November 1st
- Steam rowing boat; Rev Hardy Robinson; Rev Thomas Lechmore Grimwood;
Dragoons and light horse; the Norwich and Norfolk Club in London;
Marriages; Deaths; Thefts from Abraham Wing, and Jane Springall;
Adverts by Miss Rudd, J. Woolford, and Christopher Sherwood; Lamps
in Norwich being broken; Advert by Robert Norman and Charles
- 1783 November 8th
- Marriages; Deaths; Light dragoons to assist against smugglers; Keel
sunk at Yarmouth; Mr Errington drowned at Yarmouth; Enclosing of
Mousehold Heath; Advert by Stephen Barnes; Tan office to let at
Briston; House, malt house and granaries to let at Setch; House to
let in Norwich; House, lands, and public house for sale at Hempton;
Sale of effects of John Platten; Book by Samuel Cooper; Horse
missing from Sall; Henry Sizer missing; Horse stolen at Wheatacre
- 1783 November 15th
- Prince of Wales at the House of Lords; Rev William Nelson;
Nominations as sheriffs for Norfolk; John Chamber elected Recorder
of Norwich; Marriage; Death; Fire at Long Stratton; Mill burnt at
Yarmouth; Abel King drowned; Smuggling; Yarmouth Theatre; Norwich
Theatre Royal; Advert by John Catchpole; Debtors to Samuel Barber,
and Marian Mallett.
- 1783 November 22nd
- Charles Harvey elected as Steward of Norwich; William Yarrington
admitted as attorney; Rev Dr Poyntz; Windmill patent for Benjamin
Wiseman; Marriages; Deaths; Smallpox at Wymondham; Thefts from Mr
Botwright, a cobbler, Mr Perowne, a glover and breeches maker, and
Rev Mr Hirst; Pardon for John Hewston; Committals of Thomas Flowers,
and the wife of Southgate; Theft from Jabez Taylor; Advert by
William Fodder; Sale of brewhouse, house and effects of William
Gooch; Sale of coalyards, malthouses, granaries, marsh, workshop,
and share in Yarmouth Theatre of Henry Gooch and Thomas Cotton.
- 1783 November 29th
- Rev John Dennison; Accidents to Master Brown, Robert Haycock and
Captain Fairweather; Collection at Swaffham; Marriage; Deaths;
Francis Jeary committed to Norwich Castle; Food for prisoners;
Assemblies at Aylsham and East Dereham; Advert by Mr Vernon;
Creditors of Thomas Seppings, Thomas Manclarke and Roger Manclarke;
Sale of house and shop in Yarmouth; Sale of ships belonging to Henry
Gooch and Thomas Cotton; James Hewes missing.
- 1783 December 6th
- Rev Jacob Mountain; New bridge in Norwich; Deaths; Thefts from Mr
Crane, William Atthow, Joseph Randall, and Sarah Bradbury; Ball in
Norwich; Performance by George Saville Carey; Horse possibly stolen;
North Walsham corn market.
- 1783 December 13th
- Montgolfiers' balloon; Performance by Mr G.S. Carey; Air ballons in
Norwich and Yarmouth; Court of Guardians for the poor should use the
New Mills; Rev Mr Beloe to be Master of Emmanuel Hospital in London;
Christmas celebrations; Marriages; Deaths; Smuggling; Lottery keeper
fined; Thefts from Samuel Chambers, the New Mills, Mr Tagg, and
William Woodbine; Advert by William Pitcher; Assembly at Fakenham;
Advert by James Adams and William Bacon; Fakenham corn market;
Francis Taylor deserted.
- 1783 December 20th
- Subscribers for prosecutions of felons in Blofield and South Walsham
hundreds; Joseph Sherer to be Patent Searcher; Marriages; Deaths;
Thefts from Joseph Randall, Samuel Barber, and Samuel Strike;
Adverts by Miss Peterson, Lydia Watts, George Gynne, and Mr
Holtaway; Creditors of Clarke Miller; Meeting of the yarn makers;
Clarke Miller to surrender to the Commissioners; Horse stolen from
- 1783 December 27th
- Ordinations; Rev Thomas Weatherhead; Baronetcies for John Lombe,
Thomas Durrant, and Thomas Beevor; Marriages; Deaths; Thefts from
Samuel Cubit, and Mrs Chapman; Conviction for chopping underwood;
Sale of a baking office, and a windmill; Creditors of John Dixon;
Adverts by Martin Crockett, John Ebden, and John Squires; Farmers
and merchants to meet at Walsingham; Baking office and windmill to
let at New Buckenham; Wrestlers Inn to let at Yarmouth; Debtors of
John Orton; Exhibition of wild beasts.
- 1811 March 2nd
- Prisoners in City Gaol and Bridewell; Marriages and Deaths,
Yarmouth shipping; Notices to creditors.
- 1811 March 9th
- Winnould fair; Cattle and corn markets; Inquisition - Henry
Sharman; Births, Marriages and Deaths.
- 1811 March 16th
- John Francis fined; Shipping lost; Inquests on Mary Overton and
Ann Watts; Births, Marriages and Deaths.
- 1811 March 23rd
- Cattle and corn markets; Fire at Culley's warehouse; Births,
Marriages and Deaths.
- 1811 March 30th
- Marriages and Deaths.
- 1811 May 4th
- Commissions; Collections for prisoners; Cattle market; Norfolk
Sessions; Births, Marriages and Deaths; Yarmouth news.
- 1812 December 26th
- Loss of the Alban; Loss of nine pilots at Gorleston, etc.
- 1813 January 9th
- Notices of meetings; Sales of timber; Sales of estates, etc.
- 1845 February 1st
- Births, Marriages and Deaths.
Walsingham, North Walsham, Holt, Blakeney and Cley, and Cromer.
- 1867 January 19th
- Fincham: Inquest into the death of George Aylmer.
- 1879 February 8th
- Baconsthorpe: Inquest into the death of George Newstead.
- Death of Rev Thomas Williams.
- 1928 October 20th
- Wedding of Miss Lilian Catchpole and Mr Benjamin Burgess.
- 1786 April 1st
- Rev Avarne; Rev Gibson; Inquisitions on William Hazelwood and on
- 1790 July 27th
- Cases in the Admiralty Court against Engle Knights and Mark
- 1791 January 3rd
- Lighthouses at Happisburgh.
- 1796 December 30th
- Ship News: Ships on shore from Happisburgh to Corton.
- 1798 November 20th
- Ship News: Yarmouth, Plymouth, Portsmouth, and Deal.
- 1805 October 29th
- Eagles at Cantley.
- 1818 May 26th
- Suspension of the rector of Reedham with Freethorpe.
- 1849 April 26th
- Attempt to exhume a corpse at Reedham.
- 1860 April 27th
- Explosion of steam engine at Tunstall.
- 1863 July 6th
- Suffolk Agricultural Society.
- 1881 May 3rd
- Drownings at Yarmouth.
- 1892 February 27th
- Birth of twin girls to Mr R.P. Fyson.
- 1896 January 16th
- Marriage of the Rev Charles Wilford and Miss Gertrude Crosse.
- 1909 June 9th
- Obituary of Canon Arthur Bayly Crosse.
- 1912 February 29th
- Marriage of Mr William Coxen and Miss Kathleen Doncaster.
- 1913 September 29th
- Timber fire at Yarmouth.
- 1922 December 21st
- Marriage of Lieut Rupert James and Miss Dorothy Crosse.
- 1923 January 13th
- Marriage of Mr Herbert Denny and Miss Dorothy Broke.
- 1924 August 18th
- Forthcoming Marriage of Mr Noel Hughes and Miss Mary Crosse.
- 1928 July 2nd
- Application to move gravestones at Freethorpe.
- 1928 July 17th
- Cock fighting.
- 1941 September 30th
- Death of Ellen Wilton Campion.
- 1945 February 2nd
- Colman family cricket team.
- 1950 June 19th
- Obituary of Mr E.T. Boardman.
- Births, Marriages and Deaths, and various other extracts.
There are many entries for Norfolk people.