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From: "Paul Manning" <>
Subject: Norfolk Chronicle and Norwich Gazette, January 11th 1902
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2003 19:45:49 +0100
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Organ Recital, January 11th, St Andrew's Hall Dr BUNNETT F.R.C.O. (Organist
to the Corporation), Miss Ulrikka WILEY (Vocalist), Miss Mary NOVERRE
A.R.C.M. (Solo Violin)
Tender issued for the enlargement of the Head Post Office at Norwich
Will proved of Thomas THIRST late of Happisburgh (died 18th June 1901)
Situations Vacant - 30 ads for Housemaids/Servants mainly for work in
London, and one ad asking for Farmers and Labourers to settle in North-West
Territory, Canada. Fare #5 10s.
Report of murder of Ernest WALES of the Railway Hotel, Hunstanton and of
Hubert KLEE his assailant, witnessed by Alice Laura LOWE.
Esau PALMER, Carter of Cromer charged with embezzlement
Reports on the war in South Africa.
Lt ORR D.S.O., ADC to Brigadier-General Alderson with the 1st Brigade of
Mounted Infantry is to return to the 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment.
Capt. WILSON, 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment, is to retire from the army.
Capt. GORDON will take over a company in the 2nd Battalion Norfolk Regiment.
Norfolk and Norwich Hospital
Number of patients admitted during week ending 4th January - In-patients 23,
Number of In-patients discharged 18.
Number of patients in Hospital on Sunday, 4th January - 152
Secretary would like to thank the following: Rev. F. E. NEW, Coston and
Runhall; Rev F. R. PHELPS, Thorpe St Andrew; Rev T. L. SAPEY, Claxton
Baptist's; Miss Gladys REYNOLDS, Winfarthing; Rev F. W. SKINNER, Tibenham;
Messrs Jarrolds and Sons, Printers; employees of Boulton and Paul; employees
of Messrs R. A. Cooper Ltd; Mrs PAYNE, 81 Newmarket Road; Miss C PRESTON,
Unthank Road; Messrs H J & R WATERS, Langley; Mr E. F. WARD; Major W. M.
EDWARDS; Rev Canon de CHAIR; Nurse NURSEY; Lord AMHERST of Hackney; Mr W.
PENN; Mrs HUNT; Mrs PALMER; North of England School Furnishing Company; S.
GURNEY BUXTON and Mr C. LARKING; Mrs J. M. WEBB; Mrs BOOTY; Mrs S. BOUGHEN;
Mrs HAYHOE; and Messrs W. TODD and Co.
Mr G. HALES OLLEY, Treasurer of the Chapel-in-the-Field First Day School was
presented with a gold fountain pen.
Morgan Sons of Westwick St had annual dinner at Orford Arms. Messrs A. & D
MORGAN presided supported by Mr STANTON (Manager).
Messrs TOWNSHEND, HARCOURT and Son of Upper Market have issued a 1902
Canon Hay AITKEN said prayers for a Service for men at the Cathedral.
Mr and Mrs W. T. SCARLES entertained 50 boys for their New Year's Treat at
The Boy's Home. Duets were given by Messrs SINCLAIR and QUINTON.
Asylum and School for the Indigent Blind - grateful to gifts from Mr T. B.
BROCK; Miss COLMAN; Mrs A. COYTE; Lady GILMAN; Mr H. CARTER; Miss A. R.
HINDS HOWELL; Miss LYNES: Miss ELSEY;
Fire at Messrs. LONGMATE and Sons, Surgical Instrument Makers, 67 Prince of
Wales Road. Speedily stopped by a team led by Engineer SHAW.
Jarrolds Prize competition. Categories: Best handwriting by Children under
12; Best handwriting by Children over 12 and under 16; Best Sunday School
attendance; Best Day School attendance; to the East Anglian Man who can show
longest service in his Majesty's Army or Navy; to the postman, sorter, or
clerk who can show longest service in his Majesty's Post-office in the
Eastern Counties. Results to be published after January 15th.
Fatal Fire. Alice SPARROW, wife of Alfred SPARROW of 202 Queens Road,
identified body of that of her mother, Amelia MIDDLETON, aged 75, of 205
Queens Road. She died following an accident when clearing ashes from her
hearth causing her dress to catch fire. She was attended by Dr T. W.
Street Accident. Mary Ann ROPE aged 69 knocked down on St Stephens St by a
Horse and Cart. At inquest, evidence given by daughter-in-law, also called
Mary Ann ROPE. Cart was driven by Henry Benjamin BUSH of North Lopham.
Accident was witnessed by Lily SMITH CUSHING and a Mrs MIDDLETON. Attended
to by Dr VAUGHAN.
Unionist meeting held a Smoking Concert, names attending included: Drs H. H.
& A. BACK, G E DISNEY, T AVIS (Secretary), G TUFFS, G FURRENCE, Mr ANDERSON,
W PEARCE, Profs ELLIOTT and GEORGE. Samuel James KNOTT presided. Apologies
from Major H JARY, Mr A C Shepherd, Mr E C GOOCH, Mr G H RIX. Performers
were Prof. ELLIOTT & GEORGE, Mr A ELLIS, MR W COMAN, Mr W KNIGHTS Mr E
HARRISON, Mr J KNOTT, Mr E MANTHORPE, Mr W RUSHMER, Dr H H Back.
Fire at William WARREN's Grocer's shop, Connaught-plain. Mr POTTER who had
climbed onto the roof to pour water onto the flames below fell through a
skylight and severely cut his hand.
Fire Brigade Annual Dinner at the Dog Hotel. Mr E J BIRD presided, Supt A R
LAXEN was the vice-chair.
Post Office Staff Annual Dinner at the Post Office, presided by Mr H
William STACKWOOD, Miller of Cawston, sued Messrs Blott, Lang and Co, Corn
Merchants of 9 Catherine's Lane, Seething Lane, London, EC for breach of
contract over a failure to supply Bran. Mr E C RANSOM of Dereham acted for
the plaintiff. Mr STACKWOOD won his case.
William GOFFIN, Farm Labourer sued Herbert SUTTON, Farmer of Barningham
Parva for wages after he had walked out of a job. Found in favour of
Alice SEXTON, spinster of Sparbrook Birmingham sued Francis William FARROW,
farmer of Cawston for #100 damages for breach of promise of marriage.
Defendant had paid #25 in court and said he had no more. Case dismissed.
Held before C LOUIS-BUXTON, Major MARSHAM, P.C. SHEPHEARD, W H BOLTON, and W
Martha CHAMBERLIN, wife of Walter CHAMBERLIN fined 5 shillings for
assaulting Maggie KERRISON, wife of John KERRISON.
Thomas NORTON, John GIBSON and Samuel WATSON of Hevingham, dealers, were
charged on the information of John SOAME, farmer, and fined #1 16s for
maliciously cutting Holly trees belonging to Rev R A RACKHAM.
Thomas WRIGHT, labourer of Saxthorpe, charged by Alfred James BATEMAN of
Saxthorpe. Sentenced to prison for 3 weeks.
John WARNER and Joseph POTTER, labourers of Edgefield, charged by Walter
THOMPSON of Saxthorpe. Warner fined 29s or one month, Porter fined 9s or 14
William JARVIS, labourer of Corpusty, summoned by Frank FISHER, framer of
Corpusty for trespass. Fined #1 or 3 weeks imprisonment.
Miss THOMPSON, daughter of the late postmaster has been presented with a
purse of about #10 and an inkstand on her leaving the town for Loughton,
Before J. E. CRISP. William DORMER, 18, fisherman, of Hammersmith and John
WATERS, fisherman, of Ringfield were charged with stealing a silver bangle
value 5s. Evidence for arrest was provided by Insp. W. REEVE.
Before Edward GILBERT, W J O HOLMES, J SLIPPER and J H STEADMAN
Last HARRISON, traveller, of Norwich fined 5s for being drunk and using bad
George PALMER, fisherman, of South Walsham, was summoned by William TAYLOR,
landlord of the Ship Inn for refusing to quit. Fined #1 6/6
Frank FROST, bricklayer of Thorpe St Andrew was summoned by police sgt
SPIGHT for assaulting him in Thorpe Street. Fined 10s
James ELGOOD, labourer, Thorpe, summoned by John WATERS, pork butcher and
poultry dealer for stealing 3 fowls. Case not proved and dismissed.
Before R W KETTON, Sir Samuel HOARE MP, H BROADHURST MP, W CREMER, E D
SPURRELL and R GREEN
Case of Cox vs Cox. Mr REEVE (of Mills and Reeve) successfully got the case
adjourned as Mr Robert COX had had a severe seizure that morning. Mr
CHITTOCK for Mrs Maria COX assented.
Cornelius CULLY, fisherman, Overstrand charged by John CODLING, landlord of
the White Horse Overstrand of being disorderly and refusing to quit. E COX
acted for the complainant. Fined 5s.
Thomas STEWARD, labourer, Matlaske, charged with assaulting Frances HUMPREYS
of Aldborough. One month with hard labour.
The question of costs involving frontagers living in Bernard Road who had
lost a case taken out against the Urban District Council. J K FROST acted
for the Council and C M BAKER for the objecting frontagers. MR Baker allowed
costs not exceeding 5s.
County Coroner, H R CULLY, held inquest at the Bell Inn on the death of
William DAY who was found hanging in Walter SPINK's slaughter-house. Verdict
suicide while temporarily insane.
Held before John Tudor FRERE, Francis TAYLOR, S L COCKS, T KEPPEL and C
Jacob MOORE, farmer, Tivetshall fined 7/6 for driving a horse and cart
without lights in Dickleburgh.
Herbert NUNN, farmer, Thorndon, charged on information given by Insp. GIBBS
of the RSPCA of cruelty to a horse. Case dismissed following evidence given
by Mr TAYLOR, vet, of Debenham.
Isaac GOODWIN of Wingfield fined 4s for moving 8 swine into Suffolk without
William GRANT, farmer of South Lopham fined 3s for driving a vehicle without
Jesse PAGE, Ostler, fined 15s for assaulting George ALLARD in Mount Street.
William ABBOTT, Henry LOCK and William LOCK< labourers of Stoke Ash
imprisoned for one month with hard labour for assaulting Jesse HARVEY of
Thrandeston. John STEGGLES, labourer of Wickham Skeith fined #1 for same
Board of Guardians met, Mr W FRENER presided. Motion proposed by Rev W A
NOYLE and seconded by Mr BEETON was carried opposing to the high cost of
The Conservative Club attended a concert at the Town Hall. Attendees
included: Mr HEALEY WILSON, Miss Kate STOREY, J E HEATH, Stephen MAINE,
The Urban District Council met under the presidency of Mr C HAWKINS. They
would write to Mr and Mrs WENN tendering sympathy on their recent
bereavement. The Highway committee are meeting Mr Ginn of Messrs Ginn and
Mathew, solicitor to MR WENN who has a sewer running through his land. Mr
HARVEY moved that a meeting should be held to consider celebrating the
King's Coronation. Oil for lamps to be obtained from Messrs R S Bennett an
Advert for H H Aldiss, high St, East Dereham for novelties, furniture and
Mr H H Aldiss presided over the school board. Mrs BARTON and James PEARCE
have been prosecuted for not sending children to school.
Obituary of James RIX GEE who died on 3rd January leaving a widow and 5
children. Funeral conducted by Rev J T MATCHETT.
General BULWER presided over the annual meeting of the Athenaeum. Mr W
EMERSON donated a cup which was won by C E F BAKER; Mr G B COOPER donated
medals. General BULWER was unanimously re-elected as were the
vice-presidents: the vicar (Rev H J L ARNOLD), Messrs A MASSINGHAM
(Treasurer), S SHELLABEAR, B GOTT, the other members of the committee are to
be: Messrs W EMERSON, J H SKINNER, H T PRECIOUS, W DRYDEN, H J OAKES and G
Before A COLLISON, Sir Ralph HARE, A G COPEMAN and T B F DANIEL
Robert JAMES, Innkeeper of Wendling was charged with using threats against
David SCASE, railway fireman of Wendling. Cross summons against SCASE and
against James CHANEY, rail platelayer of Great Fransham for assault. Both
cases were dismissed.
James COOPER, whiting merchant of Mileham charged by Horace RICHES, farmer
of Mileham for maliciously damaging a fence. Fined #1 6s
Harry DANE, James PEARCE and Herbert BETTS, schoolboys charges with wilfully
damaging two gas lamps in the churchyards. Case Adjourned for 2 months.
Zachariah RUDLING, sheepdresser of Shipdham fined 14s for being drunk and
using obscene language.
William PESTELL, blacksmith of Shipdham, for driving a cart without a light
William WISEMAN, carter, fined 8/6 for leaving a horse and van unattended.
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