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A Comprehensive History of Norwich

By A. D. Bayne
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  • A COMPREHENSIVE HISTORY OF NORWICH
  • PREFACE.
  • SUMMARY OF CONTENTS.
  • INDEX TO CONTENTS.
  • A SURVEY OF NORWICH.
    • Rise and Progress of the City.
    • The Modern City.
    • The Market Place.
    • Norwich Castle.
    • The Cathedral.
      • The Interior.
      • The Exterior.
      • The Cloisters.
      • The Bishop’s Palace.
      • The Cathedral Precincts.
    • The Interior.
    • The Exterior.
    • The Cloisters.
    • The Bishop’s Palace.
    • The Cathedral Precincts.
    • The Free Grammar School.
    • The Erpingham Gate
    • The Ethelbert Gateway
    • The View from the Castle Hill.
    • The Cattle Market.
    • The Shirehall.
    • The Guildhall.
    • St. Andrew’s Hall.
    • The Corn Exchange.
    • The Norwich Public Library.
    • The Norfolk and Norwich Museum
    • The Norfolk and Norwich Literary Institution
    • The Free Library.
    • The Theatre Royal
    • The Post Office
    • THE PARISHES AND PARISH CHURCHES.
      • Western District.
      • The Eastern District.
      • The Northern District.
      • The Southern District.
      • The Hamlets.
    • Western District.
    • The Eastern District.
    • The Northern District.
    • The Southern District.
    • The Hamlets.
    • NONCONFORMISTS’ CHAPELS.
  • PART II.
    • CHAPTER I.
      • Norwich Antiquities.
      • DESECRATED CHURCHES.
      • DESECRATED CHAPELS.
      • MONASTIC INSTITUTIONS.
      • Priories.
      • Friaries.
      • THE MONUMENTAL BRASSES OF NORWICH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD.
    • Norwich Antiquities.
    • DESECRATED CHURCHES.
    • DESECRATED CHAPELS.
    • MONASTIC INSTITUTIONS.
    • Priories.
    • Friaries.
    • THE MONUMENTAL BRASSES OF NORWICH AND NEIGHBOURHOOD.
    • CIVILIANS AND LADIES.
      • MISCELLANEOUS.
      • LIST OF THE CHURCHES WITH BRASSES.
    • MISCELLANEOUS.
    • LIST OF THE CHURCHES WITH BRASSES.
    • CHAPTER II. The Aborigines.
    • CHAPTER III. Norwich in the Roman Period.
      • THE VENTA ICENORUM.
    • THE VENTA ICENORUM.
    • CHAPTER IV. Norwich in the Anglo-Saxon Period.
    • CHAPTER V. Norwich under the Danes.
    • CHAPTER VI. Norwich in the Norman Period.
    • CHAPTER VII. Norwich in the Twelfth Century.
    • CHAPTER VIII. Norwich in the Thirteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER IX. Norwich in the Fourteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER X. Norwich in the Fifteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XI. Norwich in the Sixteenth Century.
      • BILNEY’S MARTYRDOM.
      • DISSOLUTION OF THE MONASTERIES.
      • KETT’S REBELLION.
      • QUEEN MARY.
      • THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.
      • Eminent Citizens of the Sixteenth Century.
    • BILNEY’S MARTYRDOM.
    • DISSOLUTION OF THE MONASTERIES.
    • KETT’S REBELLION.
    • QUEEN MARY.
    • THE REIGN OF QUEEN ELIZABETH.
    • Eminent Citizens of the Sixteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XII. Norwich in the Seventeenth Century.
      • THE CIVIL WARS.
      • Eminent Citizens of the Seventeenth Century.
    • THE CIVIL WARS.
    • Eminent Citizens of the Seventeenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XIII. Nonconformity in Norwich.
      • The Independents.
      • The Baptists.
    • The Independents.
    • The Baptists.
    • CHAPTER XIV. Social State of the City from the Fourteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries.
    • CHAPTER XV. Norwich in the Eighteenth Century.
      • Social State of the City in the Eighteenth Century.
      • Nonconformity in the 18th Century.
      • Eminent Citizens of the 18th Century.
      • Norwich in the Nineteenth Century.
      • NORWICH CORPORATION.
      • Leading Events in the Nineteenth Century.
    • Social State of the City in the Eighteenth Century.
    • Nonconformity in the 18th Century.
    • Eminent Citizens of the 18th Century.
    • Norwich in the Nineteenth Century.
    • NORWICH CORPORATION.
    • Leading Events in the Nineteenth Century.
    • CHAPTER XVI. Norwich Navigation.
    • CHAPTER XVII. Leading Events (continued).
    • CHAPTER XVIII. The Reform Era.
      • The Inquiry Respecting the Old Corporation.
      • The Election of Stormont and Scarlett.
    • The Inquiry Respecting the Old Corporation.
    • The Election of Stormont and Scarlett.
    • CHAPTER XIX. Reign of Queen Victoria.
      • Poor Law Reform.
    • Poor Law Reform.
    • CHAPTER XX. Leading Events (continued).
      • Murder of the Norwich Recorder.
    • Murder of the Norwich Recorder.
    • CHAPTER XXI. Leading Events (continued).
      • Norwich Union.
      • 1866. The Royal Visit to Norwich.
      • The New Drainage Scheme.
    • Norwich Union.
    • 1866. The Royal Visit to Norwich.
    • The New Drainage Scheme.
    • CHAPTER XXII. Norwich Musical Festivals.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. Eminent Citizens of the Nineteenth Century.
      • Professor Taylor.
      • The Rev. Mark Wilks.
      • The Rev. John Alexander.
      • The Gurney Family.
      • Bishop Bathurst.
      • Bishop Stanley.
      • Bishop Hinds.
      • Mr. William Dalrymple.
      • Mr. John Greene Crosse.
      • Dr. Hooker.
      • Mrs. Opie.
      • Dr. William Crotch.
    • Professor Taylor.
    • The Rev. Mark Wilks.
    • The Rev. John Alexander.
    • The Gurney Family.
    • Bishop Bathurst.
    • Bishop Stanley.
    • Bishop Hinds.
    • Mr. William Dalrymple.
    • Mr. John Greene Crosse.
    • Dr. Hooker.
    • Mrs. Opie.
    • Dr. William Crotch.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. Norwich Artists in the Nineteenth Century.
  • PART III.
    • CHAPTER I. The Commercial History of Norwich.
      • Textile Fabrics.
      • The Eighteenth Century.
      • The Nineteenth Century.
      • Present State of the Trade.
    • Textile Fabrics.
    • The Eighteenth Century.
    • The Nineteenth Century.
    • Present State of the Trade.
    • CHAPTER II.
      • The Banking Business.
      • Wholesale Clothiers.
      • Wholesale Boot and Shoe Trade.
      • Mustard, Starch, and Blue Works.
      • The Iron Trade.
      • Manufacturing Publishers.
      • Wine, Spirits, and Beer.
      • Wholesale Drapery.
      • Wholesale Grocery.
      • Cigars and Tobacco.
      • Upholstery.
      • Carriage Manufactures.
      • Brushes and Paper Bags.
      • Flour Mills.
      • Paper Manufacture.
      • The Soap Trade.
      • The Coal Trade.
      • Cattle Food and Manure.
      • Cattle and Corn.
      • The Carrying Trade. (By water.)
      • (By Road and Rail.)
    • The Banking Business.
    • Wholesale Clothiers.
    • Wholesale Boot and Shoe Trade.
    • Mustard, Starch, and Blue Works.
    • The Iron Trade.
    • Manufacturing Publishers.
    • Wine, Spirits, and Beer.
    • Wholesale Drapery.
    • Wholesale Grocery.
    • Cigars and Tobacco.
    • Upholstery.
    • Carriage Manufactures.
    • Brushes and Paper Bags.
    • Flour Mills.
    • Paper Manufacture.
    • The Soap Trade.
    • The Coal Trade.
    • Cattle Food and Manure.
    • Cattle and Corn.
    • The Carrying Trade. (By water.)
    • (By Road and Rail.)
  • PART IV. POLITICAL, ECCLESIASTICAL, RELIGIOUS, & EDUCATIONAL
    • CHAPTER I. Political History.
      • The Reformed Parliament.
    • The Reformed Parliament.
    • CHAPTER II. Political History—(Continued.)
      • The Election of Nov., 1868.
      • Members for Norwich.
      • Elections under the Reform Act of 1832
    • The Election of Nov., 1868.
    • Members for Norwich.
    • Elections under the Reform Act of 1832
    • CHAPTER II. The Mayors and Sheriffs of Norwich.
      • A List of the Mayors, Sheriffs, etc. From the Year 1403 to 1869.
    • A List of the Mayors, Sheriffs, etc. From the Year 1403 to 1869.
    • CHAPTER III. Ecclesiastical.
      • Deans of Norwich.
      • Dignitaries, etc., of the Diocese.
      • The Clergy of Norwich.
      • Nonconformists.
    • Deans of Norwich.
    • Dignitaries, etc., of the Diocese.
    • The Clergy of Norwich.
    • Nonconformists.
    • CHAPTER IV. Religious, Educational, & Benevolent.
      • CITY AUTHORITIES, OFFICIALS, &c.
      • CORPORATION OF NORWICH, 1869.
      • ALDERMEN.
      • COUNCILLORS.
      • 1ST NORFOLK RIFLE VOLUNTEERS. (City of Norwich)
    • CITY AUTHORITIES, OFFICIALS, &c.
    • CORPORATION OF NORWICH, 1869.
    • ALDERMEN.
    • COUNCILLORS.
    • 1ST NORFOLK RIFLE VOLUNTEERS. (City of Norwich)
  • ADVERTISEMENTS.
    • NORWICH SHAWL WAREHOUSE.
    • THE ORWELL WORKS, IPSWICH.
    • PRINTING OFFICES,
    • HOUSEHOLD TRACTS FOR THE PEOPLE.
    • JARROLD & SONS’ SELECT LIST.
    • ELEGANT AND USEFUL ARTICLES SUITABLE FOR WEDDING PRESENTS.
    • THE National Provident Institution FOR MUTUAL LIFE ASSURANCE, &c.
    • J. W. JEWSON, COAL MERCHANT, IMPORTER OF DEALS AND TIMBER, NORWICH AND YARMOUTH.
    • T. C. R. KING, PRINCE OF WALES’ ROAD, NORWICH,
    • Mr. C. J. ROBINSON, ACCOUNTANT, Arbitrator, Assurance and Financial Agent.
    • TO AGRICULTURISTS. WILLIAM PRATT, Fish Manure Manufacturer, 1, FISH MARKET, NORWICH,
    • ESTABLISHED 1818. 113 & 114, POTTERGATE STREET, ST.  JOHN’S MADDERMARKET, NORWICH. THOMAS SELF, Gas Fitter, Bell Hanger, Brass Founder & Worker, LOCK AND GENERAL SMITH.
    • Important Sale of First-Class Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture. 37, LONDON STREET, NORWICH.
    • NORWICH EQUITABLE FIRE ASSURANCE COMPANY.
    • PROVINCIAL INSURANCE COMPANY.
    • COLMAN’S PRIZE MEDAL
    • BURGESS & GRIMWOOD, PHOTOGRAPHERS, Queen Street, Norwich.
    • F. LLOYD, ST. GEORGE’S COLEGATE, Norwich,
    • W. HOWLETT AND SONS,
    • WM. RALFS,
    • E. SAMUEL,
    • THOMAS ULPH, MERCER & LEATHER SELLER, 110, POTTERGATE STREET,
    • LONDON FOREIGN WINE AND SPIRIT ESTABLISHMENT,
    • ICES.
    • NORWICH UNION FIRE INSURANCE SOCIETY. INSTITUTED 1821.
    • NORWICH UNION Life Insurance Society.
    • TEA. LADYMAN & Co., TEA DEALERS, 6, The Walk, Norwich,
    • ROBERTSON & SONS, UPHOLSTERERS, Cabinet & Chair Manufacturers,
    • G. SMITH, St. STEPHEN’S ROAD, NORWICH,
    • STOCK FEEDING IMPLEMENTS
    • G. NOBLE, CARRIAGE BUILDER, DUKE’S PALACE,
    • TIME AND MONEY SAVED!
    • J. C. BEACH, FELLMONGER, Globe and Gaiter Manufacturer, AND LEATHER DRESSER,
    • R. MARRISON, BREECH-LOADING, Air, & Rifle Gun Manufacturer, GREAT ORFORD STREET, NORWICH.
    • LA MODE. LADIES’ PIQUE DRESSES, JACKETS, SEASIDE AND COUNTRY COSTUMES,
    • THOMAS COTT, POTTERGATE STREET,
    • JAS. BLAZEBY, Animal Portrait Painter,
    • W. S. BOULTON,
    • CHAMBERLIN, SONS, & CO.,
    • J. DYER,
    • BARNARD, BISHOP, & BARNARDS’ PATENT NOISELESS LAWN MOWER
    • J. and J. King
    • GLAZED SANITARY TUBE DEPÔT.
    • THE GOLDEN PLOUGHSHARE.
    • The Cheapest House in the Eastern Counties for MARBLE CHIMNEY PIECES, &c., is J.  R. CHILDS’ MARBLE, STONE, & CEMETERY WORKS.
    • ROBERT MORLEY,
    • E. CUNNINGHAM. PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTIST,
    • THOMAS WORLEDGE,
    • BAKER’S REGISTER OFFICE FOR SERVANTS, THE BATH HOUSE, BANK STREET, NORWICH.
    • HOWES & SONS,
    • THE LARGEST STOCK OF CARRIAGES IN THE EASTERN COUNTIES. CARRIAGE, HARNESS, AND SADDLERY WORKS, NORWICH.
    • THE GREATEST NOVELTY OF THE DAY IS THE PICTURE MUSIC BOOK. By T. H. BROWN, A.C.P.
    • T. W. STEVENS, THE WELL-KNOWN CITY TAILOR.
    • ROYAL HOTEL,
    • WEBB’S PRACTICAL FARMER’S ACCOUNT BOOK.
    • R. A. MARGETSON, Cemetery, Ecclesiastical and General STONE WORKS, BANK STREET, AND BISHOP BRIDGE, NORWICH.
    • ESTABLISHED 1811.
    • W. NORTH, BRICKLAYER & PLASTERER, ARTIFICIAL STONE WORKS,
    • WILLIAM WATTS’
    • BOOKS FOR THE HOUSEHOLD AND FOR PRESENTS.
    • EDWARD S. BIGNOLD, Esq.,
    • PATENT FOUNTAIN PUMP WORKS, NORWICH.
    • A. AUSTRIN’S Baby Linen and LADIES’ OUTFITTING ESTABLISHMENT, 5, ORFORD HILL, NORWICH.
    • C. LAMB, Tailor, Vestment Maker, Church Furnisher, &c.
    • IMPORTANT TO AGRICULTURISTS.
    • ESTABLISHED UPWARDS OF TWO CENTURIES.
    • Ladies and the Public are respectfully invited to inspect
    • ROBERT S. MASON,
    • Frederick Taf,
    • PROSPECT PLACE WORKS, NORWICH, ENGLAND.
    • BOOKS FOR PRESENTS, AND FOR LIBRARIES.
      • ONE SHILLING BOOKS.
      • ONE SHILLING AND SIXPENNY BOOKS.
    • ONE SHILLING BOOKS.
    • ONE SHILLING AND SIXPENNY BOOKS.
    • JARROLD AND SONS’ PUBLICATIONS.
      • ONE SHILLING AND SIXPENNY BOOKS.
      • TWO SHILLING BOOKS.
    • ONE SHILLING AND SIXPENNY BOOKS.
    • TWO SHILLING BOOKS.
    • JARROLD AND SONS’ PUBLICATIONS.
      • TWO SHILLING BOOKS.
      • HALF-CROWN BOOKS.
    • TWO SHILLING BOOKS.
    • HALF-CROWN BOOKS.
    • JARROLD AND SONS’ PUBLICATIONS.
      • HALF-CROWN BOOKS.
      • THREE SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE EACH.
      • FIVE SHILLINGS EACH.
      • TWELVE SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE.
      • Price Twopence each, or in Packets containing Six, One Shilling each.
      • VALUABLE BOOKS RELATING TO THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK & THE CITY OF NORWICH.
    • HALF-CROWN BOOKS.
    • THREE SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE EACH.
    • FIVE SHILLINGS EACH.
    • TWELVE SHILLINGS AND SIXPENCE.
    • Price Twopence each, or in Packets containing Six, One Shilling each.
    • VALUABLE BOOKS RELATING TO THE COUNTY OF NORFOLK & THE CITY OF NORWICH.
    • HISTORY OF NORWICH. BY A. D. BAYNE.
  • FOOTNOTES.
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