from Beccles Bridge. 3 adjoining Houses with Bake Office & Rope Makers Shop.
Down the Score Boat Builder’s Yard & a previous Dwelling House.
South Side of and adjoining Wharf of the New Dock.
SALE at White Lion: Benefit of Creditors: Edward Arnold:
1.) House now used & converted by Boatbuilder down The Score near Old Market, with Frontage of
80ft on Waveney.
2.) House with Granaries, Outbuildings, Yards & Garden & Quay 140ft within 50 yards of Beccles
Bridge. Brewing Trade has been & is now carried on by late Proprietor. Possession Michaelmas.
3.) ALSO other Property.
SALE of TREES: Auction Sale, Beccles. To be Sold by R Oswald the entire Stock of Fruit & Forest
Trees, evergreens & flowering shrubs of HW Gill, Nurseryman near the Bridge. c 400,000 finest trees.
Most Trees including ash, alder, beech, birch, horse & Spanish chestnut, elms, firs, poplars, hazels,
holly, hornbeams, limes and oaks, sycamore; 10,000 Evergreens & flowering Shrubs. Variety of Roses.
SALE or TO BE LET: Extensive Warehouses & Granaries capable of containing 500 lasts of Corn &
150 Caldrons of Coal, Malting Office, 2 Malt Kilns, Wharf or Quay 88ft in width alongside of Waveney
& 150ft to Northgate.
ADVERTISEMENT: Just landed by Charles Hursthouse at Beccles & Lowestoft. Cargo of best Bangor
Slates for Sale at Timber Yard, New Quay, Beccles & New Harbour, Lowestoft.
TO BE LET: In Bridge Street, House with Stables & wash house adjoining River, suitable for small
Mercantile man, now in posession of Messrs Charles Hursthouse & Co.
SALE: House, Yard & Garden & Quay (140ft) within 50 yards of Beccles Bridge, on lease to Mr
Hursthouse. Sale by Oswald.
BANKRUPT: A fiat in Bankruptcy awarded and issued against Richard Thornton the younger of
Beccles, beer brewer, dealer & chapman
Mancroft, Norwich at 11am & (at other times) including 7 May at the White Lion, Beccles - to make a
full disclosure of his estate.
SALE of BREWERY: Beccles Brewery: Sale by Mr Oswald under Bankrupcy of Mr Richard Thornton,
on 23 April.
Modern &fashionable Household Furniture: Plate, Paintings, richly cut & plain Glass, Services of
Dinner, Breakfast & Tea China, excellent bed & table linen, a very general assortment of copper, tin &
iron boilers, kettles & saucepans, etc. Paintings included 1 by Edwin Cooper, 4 by George Fenn, jun
Also 50 packets of fine Hops.Large quantity of excellent beer casks of various sizes, 300 malt sacks
etc. Live & dead farming stock: 3 Mares, 1 Gelding, waggon, etc. Excellent Phaeton.
Fast sailing Latten Rigged Boat called the Navarino with 3 suits of sails.
SALE: Wharf, Granaries & Warehouses late occupied by Richard Thornton (foot of Beccles Bridge in
Gillingham) for Sale by B Rix
the Waveney. Warehouses & Granaries capable of containing 500 Lasts of Corn & 150 Chaldrons of
Coal, Malting Office, Two Malt Kilns, Wharf or Quay 88 ft beside River & 150 ft length from
SALE of BANKRUPT Charles Crickmay, Houses, Granary. Quay 140ft long.
Sale until 2 May. JC Webster, Fiske & Clarke
SALE of ATKINSON’S Property: Two Malting Offices with patent pumps & Furnaces & cement
drying floors ... Granaries & Store rooms, Coal sheds, Maltser’s Dwelling House: House with halls,
breakfast, dining & drawing rooms, kitchen, store room, pantry, wash house, cellarage, 6 Bedrooms,
garden & his cottages adjoining.
RESCUED: As a Party of Ladies & Gents coming up the River intending to land near the Bridge after
an afternoon’s excursion, one of the party, Miss Everett of Corton injudiciously leaned over the Boat
swimmer) sprang into the stream & succeeded in landing her on a barge.... she recovered.
SALE of TIMBER: Gillingham & Beccles: R Oswald to sell 40 Oak Trees, Ash, Elm, Poplar, Willow.
Proprietor, Stephen Bartram of Beccles, who has taken the Wounded Hart Inn at St Peter’s, Norwich &
declines the Timber Trade. Part of Sale on Green near Gillingham Tollgate, the rest near Hermitage
House, Walled-in Garden etc, now occupied by Mr C Hursthouse & his undertenants.
MALT OFFICE COLLAPSES: One of the large Malt Offices of J Crisp, jun (built on site of Thornton’s
Brewery) collapses. Entire Gable ends, floors destroyed. Many Hundreds of Coombs of Malt
scattered. Poor Contruction?
Alteration to Mr Smith's Maltings in Fen Lane
Additions to Malt Store in Fen Lane for Messrs Clifford Smith
Letter from Mr Porter occupier of Watermere House
Houses to be erected by JE Symonds near Gas works: Scale required
6 New Houses near the Gas Works by Mr JE Symonds
Granary to be removed from Quay to Woodroffe's in Northgate
Shed at Gas Works
Addition to House at Gas Works
narrowly avoided going into the River.
Stabling, Cart Shed, and Cow House, well adapted for a carter, Cowkeeper or Dealer.
in occupation of Mr GG Hembling, Mrs Gower, Mrs Rumsby & Mr TE Riches
Darby said that at 6 pm Pye came into the Hermitage - worse for liquor - but did not drink much. My
man Knights helped him into his cart & my boy led the horse to the Bridge - but he then turned to
come up the street. Rebecca Neech of Fen Lane saw him between 8pm & 9 pm driving very fast round
the Corner and heard the Horse & Cart plunge into the Corporation Basin. He was found dead under
relatives and friends, George WIGG, only son of Mr George WIGG, of Beccles.
the Quay, and a Boarded & Slasted Workshop & Garden adjoining in Fen Lane.
House, Garden, Outbuildings
Wigg, George Dan d 1861 @ 23
Wigg, George d 1864 @ 75
Wigg, Jemima d 1886 @ 88
Public Ho, Garden, Outbuildings
Ho, Gdn, Bldgs
1r 24p No 88
Matilda HAYWARD d 1909 @ 79
Alice M. HAYWARD
Beccles, Suffolk, England
Beccles, Suffolk, England
Beccles, Suffolk, England
Beccles, Suffolk, England
Carlton Colville, Suffolk
Mthr In Law ((Brder))
Cooper Journeyman Master
Hayward, Fred P
now made into town houses
SALE: at the King’s Head by Mr Oswald:
William Milner Atkinson, of Carlton Colville, a Bankrupt.
Coal Sheds, Maltster’s Dwelling House, Counting Houses, Stables, & every requisite convenience.
The whole in immediate contiguity with the Town Quay, and about 50ft distant from the Corporation
Basin communicating with the River Waveney, navigable for seaborne vessels; erected in a most
substantial manner with brick & tile.
with patent Pumps & Furnaces, & cement drying floors; also spacious Granaries & Store Rooms,
Land Tax £2-16s-6d & a small free rent.
frontage, & a paled fence enclosing the whole west frontage.
Warehouse, lean-to & brick & stone wall 9ft high, & a paled fence extending the whole north-east
Offices, containing with half projected private road at the east end thereof, 1r 9p, with a large Coal
oven, well & brick & stone wall extending whole of north front.
subject to taking water therefrom by tenants of Miss Meen.
LOT 3:- Garden 22 rods next the Corporation roadway leading past the Gasometer, with cinder
LOT 5:- Garden adjoining Lot 4 containing 1r 6p with paled fence at north end.
Purchaser to keep in repair fence on east side next land of William Leman, Esq. & is sold subject to
right of way over to Lots 6, 8 & 9.
LOT 6:- Garden adjoining 5, 1r 6p. Purchaser to keep fence in repair (as above)
LOT 7:- Garden adjoining 6, 1r 37p. Purchaser to erect fence on north side
LOT 8:- Garden adjoining 7, 2r 10p. Purchaser to erect fence on north side
LOT 9:- Garden adjoining 8, 1r 39p. Purchaser to erect fence on north side and west
LOT 10:- Garden next Fen Lane & adjoining Lot 2, 1r 15p, paled fence next lane.
LOT 11:- Double Brick & Tiled Cottage next the Fen Lane with a well & a Garden 1r 18p. Well
[Lots 292 on Tithe Map]
Crisp, Jn jun
Maltho 5/6 Granary
No 5 Office:
No 6 Office:
Smith, Dawson, Crisp
Malthouse, coal shed & granaries
occupied by Mr JS Bulmer, who has removed from Beccles.
adjoining Corporation Quay in the occupation of Richard Thornton
occupied by William Bent & John Sprunt
occupied by Richard Thornton
Beccles, all of whom were worse for drink.
accident, quickly rowed to the spot & succeeded in rescuing the woman Gardiner. Clark, who could
swim well, swam on shore, and with his assistance Newson, who was an indifferent swimmer, also
reeached the bank, but the man West and the woman Press, sank.
Walter West, fisherman, Barsham, Harry Newson & William Clarke, employed at the Tannery,
hoisted a sail, and when in one mile reach a sudden gust of wind upset the boat, throwing the wole
party in the water. A young man Henry Shiplee, who was in the boat not far from the scene of the
pretty successful, had been about Beccles for a week without going to his own home, and had been
spending his hardly earned money in dissipation.
Charles Brady, Mrs Maria Barber
suction Gas Engine, 2 pairs of French Burr Mill Stones, Oat Crusher & spacious Granaries & Store
Rooms; Brick & Tiled Cart Sheds, Workshop, Counting House, Stabling, Small Garden & Yard, in
which an extensive business has been caried on for many years.
60 yards of the Waveney, comprising Brick, Boarded & Slated CORN MILL, with Crossley’s 15hp
SALE: late Henry Toll: BUSINESS PREMISES, having a frontage of 50ft upon Fen Lane & within
the same year. This Act empowered the Company to purchase, for £3,500, the old Gas Works which were erected in 1837 by Mr
James Malam, and afterwards sold by him to Mr Samuel Brown, of Birmingham. The Company’s capital is £20,000, in £10 shares,
of which £7,100 is paid up. the Company supplies the town with gas; but the waterworks which they were authorised to
construct have been abandoned.
Works, in the 57th year of his age.
Geldeston, Ringsfield and Worlingham.
undertaking for the year ended 31 May, 1892. The price of gas to private consumers is 4s 4d per
1,000 feet. By agreemebt with the Urban Sanitary Authority, the ordinary public lamps are lighted
from sunset to about 11 p.m. at 1d 1/2d per night. and the all-night lamps from sunset to sunrise at
4d per lamp per night, this arrangement extending over ten months of the year, commencing 1st of
August. The lighting of the Swine’s Green district is effected by oil lamps, at a cost of about £20 per
which 9 per cent interest, and 8 per cent on the remaining £1,500 was paid out of the profits of the
situated naer the Quay, approached by way of Northgate, were much enlarged in 1894.
Addition to House at Gas Works
Tower Mill, Beccles.
carries on trade at Ingate Tower Mill.
Granary in occupation of Mr Eastaugh owned by the Corporation under repair on the Wharf. Arthur
Pells to do work £86 - 17s
Corporation Wharf: Wreck of Althea
of Deck Planking; Wooden Pump?; 9 Oak Beams, 250 Oak Posts.
fishmonger of London of ONE PART; & Edmund Skipper of Beccles, butcher, the OTHER PART
Schouldham & Yards & Lands of Robert Bond SOUTH;
[also land in Blyburgate]
ALL THAT Land of 4 Acres in use of Edmund Skipper
BETWEEN: Beccles Fen or Common on the NORTH;
A piece of Land of John Schuldham, gent, now of William Blake in part; & other ground of John
The other Head on part of the Common EAST
To William Brook & Frances his wife, to John Carter of Sibton, clerk in June 1720. To Elizabeth
yards of divers people on the WEST;
Robert Oswald, tanner FOURTH PART; Abraham Clarke, gent, FIFTH PART;
ALL THAT Barn with Stables, Sheds & Yards & Enclosures of Arable Land of 10 acres abutting
Upon the road from Ravensmere on the SOUTH or SOUTH EAST;
On Ravensmere in part & another Way leading from Northgate to the Fen in part, & the houses &
Whereas default was made in the payment of £1000.
[Dawson] Turner of Yarmouth, THIRD PART;
Northgate to the Fen together with Yards & Gardens containing 11 rods, abutting on;
ALL THAT arable land of 5 acres 1 rood 28 perches:-
abutting Common Road to Beccles Fen on NORTH & East;
a piece of land late Edward Arnold & then in his occupation & now of Edward Arnold SOUTH;
Upon Ravensmere in part, the Houses & Yards of divers people in part & a certain Way or lane from
Northgate to the Fen, WEST;
In occupation of Robert Oswald.
ALSO all that messuage in 4 tenements, lately erected on east side of lane leading from the end of
premises now or late belonging to Edmund Skipper & William West, EAST & NORTH;
Messuage late in the occupation of Edmund Smith & now of his widow, SOUTH;
Were in the occupation of Edward Kent, Thomas Stubbs, James Hambling, & John Fosdick,
lately in the occupation of John Cowles, James Graves, William Hooke & Jeremiah Aldrich
& Now in the occupation of Jeremiah Aldrich, James Fosdick, Daniel Dunnett & James Mills.
Arnold by Mr James Hardy on which a Messuage & buildings have been erected, in other part, upon
Ravensmere in part & in houses of others SOUTH;
Edward Cranston Bacon, Esq., in other part, & another piece of land lately purchased of Edward
Gurney & Turner, THIRD PART;
Rev. Robert Leman of Brampton, clerk, FOURTH PART;
W.H. Crowfoot, surgeon, FIFTH PART for £1023.
ALL THAT arable land 5 acres 1 rood 28 perches abutting:
on the road of Beccles Fen NORTH & EAST;
on a piece of land lately purchased of Edward Arnold by Joseph Devereux on which a Post Mill has
lately been erected, in part, Upon another piece of land lately purchased of Edward Arnold by
the Fen, WEST.