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Norfolk: Great Yarmouth

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Copyright © Pat Newby.
September 2002


Archives and Libraries

Young, Rachel Mary Ransford
Treasures of the Yarmouth museums.
[Great Yarmouth, Norfolk Museum Service, 1976]

Business and Commerce Records

Fewster, Mary Innes
The Yarmouth herring industry 1880-1960. (Vol.1: Text; Vol.2: Photographs).
[Norwich, University of East Anglia Thesis, 1985]
Lewis, Charles
Pierhead paintings: ship portraits from East Anglia.
[Norwich, Norfolk Museums Service, c1982]
Murphy, John Desmond
The town and trade of Great Yarmouth, 1740-1850.
[Norwich, University of East Anglia Thesis, 1979]

Chronology

Finch-Crisp, William
Chronological retrospect of the history of Yarmouth and neighbourhood from A.D. 46 to 1884: containing about 5,000 important local events.
[Great Yarmouth, 1884]
Finch-Crisp's Chronology is online.
McBride, John
A Diary of Great Yarmouth.
3000 chronological facts, with over 4,600 indexed entries by topic.
[ISBN 0952071908, 1998]
Norfolk Record Office: Information Leaflet 20
Key Dates in the History of Great Yarmouth.

Church History

Park (and Tabernacle) Baptist Church
Pictures, history, ministers, etc.
This is a link to an archived copy.
(No author)
Chronicles of the old Congregational Church at Great Yarmouth, 1642-1858.
[Great Yarmouth, 1908]
St Nicholas Church
Pictures, history, etc.
Lupson, Edward John
St Nicholas' Church, Great Yarmouth: its history, organ, pulpit, library etc.
[Yarmouth, Lupson, 1881]
Christchurch Methodist Church, Newtown
Picture, services, address, etc.
Watmough, A.
A history of Methodism in the town and neighbourhood of Great Yarmouth: including biographical sketches of some of the leading characters who have been among the Methodists at that place.
[London, John Kershaw, 1826]
"Old Meeting" Unitarian Church
Picture, description, minister, etc.

Description and Travel

Description and Travel
Web Sites
General Works
Specific Works
Pictorial Collections
Transport

Directories

Directories.

Emigration and Immigration

Jewson, Charles Boardman
Transcript of three registers of passengers from Great Yarmouth to Holland and New England, 1637 to 1639.
[Norwich, Norfolk Record Society Vol 25, 1954]

History

History

Jewish History

Jewish Cemeteries in Yarmouth
International Jewish Cemetery Project

Maps

The Hutch Map
This is a 16th century map showing the possible state of the estuary at Yarmouth, in about the year 1000.
Faden's Map of 1797
This shows a plan of Yarmouth, with the rows and the town walls.
Maps of 1997
These show the streets of Yarmouth, with their names.
Norfolk Record Office: Information Leaflet 25
Old Yarmouth in Maps and Plans
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Maps

Newspapers

Palmer, Frederick Danby
Yarmouth notes, 1830-1872: collated from the file of the Norwich Mercury.
[Great Yarmouth: Buckle, 1889]

Occupations

Rutledge, Paul
A calendar of Great Yarmouth enrolled apprenticeship indentures, 1563-1665.
[Norwich: Norfolk & Norwich Genealogical Society Vol 11, 1979]

Politics and Government

Gauci, Perry
Politics and Society in Great Yarmouth, 1660-1722.
[ISBN: 0198206054, Oxford Historical Monographs, 1996]

Schools

Whitehead, John Benson
The history of the Great Yarmouth Grammar School 1551-1951: with some account of the town.
[Great Yarmouth, 1951]

Societies

Gt Yarmouth and District Archaeological Society
List of Articles in Yarmouth Archaeology from 1979

Town Records

Great Yarmouth Corporation
Handlist of the archives of date before 1835 preserved in the Town Clerk's Department.
[London: Historical Manuscripts Commission for the National Register of Archives, 1965]
Great Yarmouth Corporation
A report of the investigation before His Majesty's municipal commissioners, J.G. Hogg and J. Buckle, esqrs., barristers at law, appointed to examine into, and report on the corporate affairs of this borough; compiled by Henry Barrett.
[London, Barnes; Norwich: Bacon & Kinnebrook, 1834]
NNAS
A Calendar of the freemen of Great Yarmouth, 1429-1800: compiled from the records of the Corporation of that Borough.
[Norwich, Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 1910]
Rutledge, Paul (Ed)
Great Yarmouth Assembly minutes, 1538-1545; (with the Norwich accounts for the customs on strangers' goods and merchandise, 1582-1610, edited by D.L. Richwood).
[Norwich, Norfolk Record Society, vol 39, 1970]
Rutledge, Paul
Guide to the Great Yarmouth borough records.
[ISBN 090310301X, Norwich: Norfolk & Norwich Record Office, 1972]

Voting Registers

Voting Registers - Poll Books, Election Registers, etc.
See also Norfolk Parish Links: Voting Registers