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Timeline of Norwich

The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Norwich, Norfolk, England.

Prior to 12th century

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  • 924 CE – Market active.[1]
  • 1004 – Norwich sacked by Danes.[2]
  • 1067 – Norwich Castle construction begins (approximate date).
  • 1094 – Seat of East Anglian bishopric relocated to Norwich from Thetford.[3]
  • 1096 – Norwich School established.

12th–13th centuries

14th–15th centuries

16th century

  • 1505 – Fire.[2]
  • 1510 – Church of St John Maddermarket rebuilt.
  • 1521 – Coslany bridge rebuilt.[7]
  • 1543 – Hatters company formed.[9]
  • 1549 – Kett's Rebellion.[10]
  • 1554 – Russell company of weavers founded.[11]
  • 1558 – Cunninghams map of city created.[5]
  • 1565 - Walloons arrive in Norwich and French Church established. [12]
  • 1567 – Anthony de Solempne sets up printing press.[13]
  • 1573 – Fye bridge rebuilt.[7]
  • 1578 – Queen Elizabeth I visits city.[5]
  • 1586 – Blackfriars Bridge rebuilt.[7]
  • 1591 – Whitefriars Bridge rebuilt[7]

17th century

18th century

  • 1701 – Norwich Post newspaper begins publication.[5]
  • 1727 – Norwich Mercury newspaper begins publication.[19]
  • 1731 – White Swan Playhouse active (approximate date).[20][21]
  • 1754 – Assembly House built.[22]
  • 1756 – Octagon Chapel built.
  • 1757 – Theatre built.[18][20]
  • 1761 – Norfolk Chronicle newspaper begins publication.[23]
  • 1762 – Hills and Underwood distillery in business.[24]
  • 1763 – Richard Beatniffe bookseller in business.[17]
  • 1770 – Gurney's Bank established.
  • 1771 – Norfolk and Norwich Hospital founded.
  • 1784 – Norfolk and Norwich Subscription Library established.[25]
  • 1785 – William Stevenson bookseller in business.[17]
  • 1786 – Norfolk And Norwich Benevolent Medical Society founded.[26]
  • 1792 – Hudson & Harvey bank established.[27]
  • 1800 – Fish's Musical Circulating Library in business.[28]

19th century

20th century

21st century

See also

References

  1. ^ a b Samantha Letters (2005), "Norfolk", Gazetteer of Markets and Fairs in England and Wales to 1516, Institute of Historical Research, Centre for Metropolitan History
  2. ^ a b c d e Benjamin Vincent (1910), "Norwich", Haydn's Dictionary of Dates (25th ed.), London: Ward, Lock & Co.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Norwich", Encyclopædia Britannica (11th ed.), New York, 1910, OCLC 14782424
  4. ^ a b c Samuel Tymms (1833). "Norfolk". Norfolk Circuit. The Family Topographer: Being a Compendious Account of the ... Counties of England. 3. London: J.B. Nichols and Son. OCLC 2127940.[1]
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l "Timeline". Norwich's Heritage. Norwich HEART. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  6. ^ a b William Toone (1828). Chronological Historian ... of Great Britain. 1 (2nd ed.). London: Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green.[2]
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h G.K. Blyth (1842). Norwich guide and directory. London: R. Hastings.
  8. ^ Muriel C. McClendon (1994). ""Against God's Word": Government, Religion and the Crisis of Authority in Early Reformation Norwich". Sixteenth Century Journal. 25. JSTOR 2542886.
  9. ^ J.F. Pound (1966). "The Social and Trade Structure of Norwich 1525–1575". Past & Present (34). JSTOR 650054.
  10. ^ "Tudors". British History Timeline. BBC. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  11. ^ "History Overview". Norwich Textiles. Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service, Norwich University of the Arts. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  12. ^ William John Charles Moens. The Walloons and their Church at Norwich.
  13. ^ Stoker, David (1981). "Anthony de Solempne: attributions to his press". The Library: Transactions of the Bibliographical Society. 6 (3rd series) (3): 17–32.
  14. ^ a b Geo. A. Stephen (1917), Three centuries of a city library: an historical and descriptive account of the Norwich Public Library, Norwich, OCLC 6320901
  15. ^ a b c d Hamon Le Strange (1890). Norfolk official lists.
  16. ^ Henry Robert Plomer (1922), "Norwich", Dictionary of the Printers and Booksellers who were at Work in England, Scotland and Ireland from 1668 to 1725, Oxford: Bibliographical Society
  17. ^ a b c Trevor Fawcett (1972). "18th Century Norfolk Booksellers". Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society. 6. JSTOR 41154511.
  18. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Norwich", History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk, and the City and County of the City of Norwich, Sheffield: William White, 1864
  19. ^ a b "Norwich (England) Newspapers". Main Catalogue. British Library. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  20. ^ a b "Detailed History of Norwich Theatre Royal". Norwich Theatre Royal. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  21. ^ Sybil Rosenfeld (1936). "The Players in Norwich, 1710–1750". Review of English Studies. 12. JSTOR 509826.
  22. ^ a b Handbook to the City of Norwich. Norwich: Jarrold & Sons. 1883.
  23. ^ "Norwich". Newspaper Press Directory. London: Charles Mitchell. 1847.
  24. ^ "Norwich". Official Guide to the Great Eastern Railway. London: Cassell & Company. 1893.
  25. ^ Paul Kaufman (1967). "The Community Library: A Chapter in English Social History". Transactions of the American Philosophical Society. 57. JSTOR 1006043.
  26. ^ Anthony Batty Shaw (1986). "Two Centuries of Medical Benevolence: The Norfolk And Norwich Benevolent Medical Society 1786–1986". British Medical Journal. 292. JSTOR 29522938.
  27. ^ David J. Moss (1997). "Business and Banking: Ethics and White-Collar Crime in Norwich, 1825–1831". Albion: A Quarterly Journal Concerned with British Studies. 29. JSTOR 4051669.
  28. ^ Trevor Fawcett (1978). "Music Circulating Libraries in Norwich". Musical Times. 119. JSTOR 958824.
  29. ^ Andrew Hemingway (1988). "Cultural Philanthropy and the Invention of the Norwich School". Oxford Art Journal. 11. JSTOR 1360460.
  30. ^ "Norfolk Public Houses". Dereham: Richard Bristow. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  31. ^ "History of Colman's". Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  32. ^ Gerring, Charles (1900), Notes on Printers and Booksellers
  33. ^ R.H. Legge (1896). Annals of the Norfolk and Norwich Triennial Music Festivals, 1824–1893.
  34. ^ J.H. Clapham (1910). "Transference of the Worsted Industry from Norfolk to the West Riding". Economic Journal. 20.
  35. ^ "Norwich". The drill hall project. Retrieved 13 August 2017.
  36. ^ Yearbook of the Scientific and Learned Societies of Great Britain and Ireland, London, 1922
  37. ^ "Photographic Societies of the British Isles and Colonies", International Annual of Anthony's Photographic Bulletin, New York: E. & H. T. Anthony & Company, 1891
  38. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Norwich, England". Los Angeles: CinemaTreasures.org. Retrieved 15 September 2013.
  39. ^ "Annual Report 2009–2010". Norwich HEART. Retrieved 15 September 2013.

Further reading

Published in the 17th–18th centuries

Published in the 19th century

1800s–1840s

1850s–1890s

Published in the 20th century

  • J.G. Bartholomew (1904), "Norwich", Survey Gazetteer of the British Isles, London: G. Newnes
  • Corporation, Norwich (England) (1906). Records of the City of Norwich.
  • W. Hudson (1908). "Municipal Norwich". In Hugh John Dukinfield Astley (ed.). Memorials of Old Norfolk. London: Bemrose and Sons.
  • "Norwich", Great Britain (7th ed.), Leipzig: Karl Baedeker, 1910
  • C. B Hawkins (1910), Norwich, a social study, P.L. Warner
  • E. A. Kent, The Mayors of Norwich, 1403 to 1835 (Norwich, 1938)
  • M.F. Lloyd Prichard (1951). "The Decline of Norwich". Economic History Review. 3. JSTOR 2599994.
  • Gerald Dix (1975). "Norwich: A Fine Old City". Town Planning Review. 46. JSTOR 40103149.
  • David Stoker (1981). "Norwich book trades before 1800". Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society. 8. JSTOR 41154599.
  • Barry M. Doyle (1995). "Urban Liberalism and the 'Lost Generation': Politics and Middle Class Culture in Norwich, 1900–1935". Historical Journal. 38. JSTOR 2640005.

Published in the 21st century

  • Carole Rawcliffe and Richard Wilson, eds., Norwich since 1550: a fine city (London: Hambledon and London, 2004)
  • Muriel C. McClendon (2016). "Reimagining a Community: Worker Protest and Illicit Artisans in Early Seventeenth-Century Norwich". Journal of Urban History. 42.
  • Fiona Williamson (2017). "When 'Comoners Were Made Slaves by the Magistrates': The 1627 Election and Political Culture in Norwich". Journal of Urban History. 43.

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