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1936. Original Papers Published Under The Direction of The Committee of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society For The Encouragement and Prosecution of Research Into the Early Arts and Monuments of The County of Norfolk. Vol. XXVI. Part I (Paperback)



Percy Millican (Editor), D. H. S. Cranage (The Very Reverend) (Editor), Miss Mary Grace (Editor), Edgar C. Robbins (Author), B. Cozens-Hardy (Author), Warren R. Dawson (Author), Christopher Woodforde (Reverend) (Author), H. O. Clark (Author), The Staff of the Norwich Public Libraries (Author). 'Original Papers Published Under The Direction of The Committee of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society For The Encouragement and Prosecution of Research Into the Early Arts and Monuments of The County of Norfolk. Vol. XXVI. Part I', published in 1936 in paperback by the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society, 121pp. Condition: good, but vintage - slight rip to spine edge at bottom. Some dusty-dirtiness to cover, but internally a clean & tidy copy. Price: £18.00, not including p&p, which is Amazon's standard charge (currently £2.75 for UK buyers, more for overseas customers)
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About this book/synopsis: This paperback publication serves several purposes, the main two of which are firstly to update members of the Norfolk and Norwich Archaeological Society with what the society has been doing during 1935 and how it stands financially and in terms of membership, etc.; and also secondly to publish original papers of which there are six. The publication includes 13 black & white illustrations mostly related to the stained glass and sepulchral brasses papers. For anyone interested in seeing what their ancestor was up to in the society, there are lists of all the members and notes on their roles within the group from president to Librarian to Honourable Assistant Secretary.

Contents:
1) Annual Report for 1935
2) Cash statement for 1935
3) Proceedings of the Society during the year 1935
4) Original Papers:
i) The Cursed Norfolk Justice by Edgar C. Robbins
ii) Presents to the Sherriff of Norfolk, 1600 -1603 by B. Cozens-Hardy, Sherriff of Norwich and Hon. Secretary
iii) A Bibliography of the Printed Works of Dawson Turner by Warren R. Dawson
iv) Foreign Stained and Painted Glass in Norfolk by The Reverend Christopher Woodforde
v) An Eighteenth-Century Record of Norfolk Sepulchural Brasses by H. O. Clark
vi) Literature Relating to Norfolk Archaeology and Kindred Subjects, 1935: a Bibliography - by the Staff of the Norwich Public Libraries
5) Notes and Queries
6) List of Members
7) Laws of the Society

Illustrations
1) Page 1. Brasses of Sir William Yelverton and his second wife
2) Foreign Stained and Painted Glass in Norfolk:

p.73 St. Andrew, Norwich
p.77 Stradsett
p.80 Spixworth Park
p.84 Aylsham and Kimberley

3) Norfolk Sepulchral Brasses

p.89 & 90 St. Stephen, Norwich
p.91 St. Clement, Norwich
p.93 St. Mary Coslany, Norwich
p.93 St. John Maddermarket, Norwich
p.97 & 98 Worstead
p.101 Ketteringham

Useful information included:
At Great Yarmouth, there had been drastic demolition of some of the historic rows and the levelling of St. Nicholas' Churchyard. The Great Yarmouth Historical Buildings Ltd had acquired the fine 16th Century plaster ceiling from the demolished Star Hotel.

Dr. Grahame Clarke and Mr. R. R. Clarke of the Norfolk Research Committee had carried out excavations on the Woodhenge of Arminghall. Mr. J. K. S. St. Joseph and Mr. R. R. Clarke had excavated at Brancaster

The Society's Annual Trips: Details are also given of the society's two annual trips, one to Deopham, Morley Old Hall, Great Ellingham, Wymondham and Stanfield Hall, all on the 16th May; and the other to Barningham Hall, Gresham Castle, Weybourne and Salthouse on 27th June 1935.

Meetings: Monthly meetings were inaugurated in the winter of 1934-1935. The Dean of Norwich, Miss Helen C. Colman, Mr. Hugh Braun, Mr. A. B. Whittingham and Professor Atkinson all gave talks. A talk on "Norfolk Dialect and Folk Lore" was given at the Stuart Hall by the H. M. Lieutenant for Norfok (Mr. R. J. Colman), the Rev. C. H. Fitch, Mr. Bertram Steward and Mr. B. Knyvet Wilson.

Finally it should be noted that this book contains a list of the society's Winter Meetings in 1935-1936:
Nov. 29th, 1935 - "Blythburgh" by Miss M. J. Becker
Dec. 13th, 1935 - "The Ethelbert Gate" by Ernest A. Kent, F.S.A.
Jan. 31st, 1936 - "Binham Priory" by H. R. Nevill, C.I.E.
Feb. 7th, 1936 - "Caistor Saxon Cemetery," by Professor D. Atkinson, F.S.A
Feb. 28th, 1936 - "Woodhenge, Arminghall," by Dr. Grahame Clarke, F.S.A.
Mar. 1st,1936 - "Brancaster Excavations", by J. K. St. Joseph
Mar. 27th, 1936 - "Church Furniture", by Rev. J. F. Williams, F.S.A

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