Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
1
FREDERICK’S ROAD
NB. In 1899 the northern end of this road, where it joined Ingate & Blyburgate was still called Wash Lane
UNIDENTIFIED:

1908 
 
 
PLANNING COMMITTEE

Sale Notice 15 Aug 

SALE: by Messrs Hipperson in Frederick’s Road: Two newly erected DWELLING  
HOUSES: with South Aspect in the occupation of John Pascall & Frederick
Bellward [No 60]

 
 

 
 

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Frederick's Place to be lighted with Gas. Two Gas Lamps.
House for GA Dunn in Frederick's Place
New House for Mr GA Stanford in Frederick's Place
Owners of property in Frederick's Place ask for sewer connection
Private Street Act for sewring, kerbing & metalling road
Enquiries abot sewer for Frederick's Place from GA Stanford
Surveyor: Cost of Sewer etc will be 160
Surveyor to see if owners will pay part of cost of sewer
New House in Frederick's Place for EM Dunn
Additions to the "Hollies" in Frederick's Place
New Road from Frederick's Place for NW Pells. Width approved
Tenders for making up Frederick's Road & some of Ashman's Road
by Owners that Johnson's tender accepted - not the cheapest
Frederick's Road chepest tender of EJ Edwards accepted.
1 House in Frederick's Road for Mrs Dunn
3 New Houses for CC Betts on land near Frederick's Place
1 New House for Arthur Mobbs in Frederick's Place
New Stables & Cowshed at Black Boy to be set back 3ft from road
Making up Frederick's Road estimate approved. Council pay 1/3rd
5 New Houses in Frederick's Road for GA Dunn
2 New Houses in Frederick's Road for Messrs Hipperson Bros
2 New Houses in Frederick's Road by Alfred Hacos
6 New Houses in Frederick's Road for Herbert Hindes
2 Houses in Frederick's Road for GA Dunn
1 House in Frederick's Road for CC Betts
Council to take over Fredeick's Rd & Ashman's Rd recently made up
Addition to No 5 Frederick's Road for Richard Hindes
1 House in Frederick's Road by GA Dunn
2 Houses in Frederick's Road for Harold Holmes
1 House in Frederick's Road for Mr Brindy
GJ Mickleburgh to furnish plans for new building in Frederick's Road
Action against Mickleburgh for no plans for house in Frederick's Rd
2 Houses for George Johnson in Frederick's Road

approved 
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protest 
 

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1899 
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Planning 
Planning 
Planning 

3 Oct 
20 Sep
3 Jun 

Wash Lane 
Wash Lane 
Wash Lane 

approved 
approved 
 

New Premises for CC Betts in Wash Lane
2 New Cottages in Wash Lane for FR Falgate
Sam Roofe in Wash Lane to cease boiling offal

 
CENSUS 1901

156 
157 
158 
159 
160 
161 
162 
163 

Anne Holmes 
Sydney S Brown 
George Bowers 
William Heather 
John Riches 
Sarah Woolnough
William Jex 
Frederick Sparrow

Wid 





M  

55 
74 
63 
45 
77 
81 
50 
52 

Living n own means
Clergy C of E 
Clergy C of E 
Congr Minister 
Retd Superintendent of Police
own means 
Coach body maker
Coach smith 

 
 
 
 

Norf Aldeby 
Sur Tooting Green
Lon Covent Garden
Kent Tunb Wells
Norf Attleburgh 
Mddx, Hackney 
Shipmeadow 
Norf Stoke Ferry

2d 1s 1 serv
w 1 serv
w 2s 1 dau
w 2s 1 dau
w sister 2 nieces
1 niece
w 2 daus 1 son
sister

 
worker
 

WEST END
1841 
Tithe Award 183 
Owner: Earl of Gosford 
Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
2

1845 
 
1845 
 
 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sale Notice 15 Aug 

SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 
SALE of Land: Within a month the land been divided up into building  Lots and roads drawn
out. It was the put up for sale.
Some, but not many, of the plots were sold. Only one of the plots was built on during the next
few years (Lot 8), but that was not until after a second sale in 1851

 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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Frederick’s Road: Providence Lodge (or The Hollies)
Built for Rev Samuel Bland c 1865 or 1869

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1868 
 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 15
TO BE LET: Convenient Residence now in the occupation of Rev SK Bland, London Road.
Enquiry on premises. Is it this house?

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Beccles Paper 2 Jun 
 
 

1883 
 
1928 
 

Ordnance Survey 

By 1883 the Hollies had bought Lot 17 and included it in their garden [see map of that date].
It remained like that until after 1926 [see map of that date]
SALE: The HOLLIES Furniture [details given]; Mr WT Campling leaving the District
also 14 hp Morris Oxford Touring Car

 
 
Sale notice 28 Mar 
 
 
 
Owner 
 
 
Occupant

1869 
1870 

Bland, SK Rev 
Bland, SK Rev 

 
 

Bland, SK Rev
Bland, SK Rev 

 
33 
2 rods ground 
776 
 

1871 CENSUS 
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Elizabeth Bland 
Elizabeth Bland 
Ebenezer Bland 
Lawrence Bland 
Ruth Bland
Mary Bland 
2 female servants

42 
12 


dau
10mths dau


dau 
son 
son 

Baptist Minister’s wife
 
 
 

Northants
 
 

 
 
 

Surrey
Chershaw

1875 
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1881 
1881 

Rev SK Bland 
Rev SK Bland 
Bland, Rev SK 
CENSUS 

 
 
 
 

Rev SK Bland 
Read, Henry 
Read, Henry
 

 
 

33 
33 

2 rods ground 
2 rods ground 

758
786

4033 
4034 
4035 
4036 
4037 
4038 

Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 

Dwelling:
Henry READ 
Emily READ 
Julia READ 
Emily A. READ 
Ellen SELF

Providence Lodge




 

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Laxfield, Suffolk, England 
Cratfield, Suffolk, England 
Worlingham, Suffolk, England 
Toft Monks, Norfolk, England 
Norton, Norfolk, England 

Head 
Wife
Daur 
Gd Daur 
Servt 

Retired Farmer

No Occupation
Scholar
General Ser Domestic

 

1882 
1885 
1888 
1891 

 
Rev SK Bland 
 

 

 
 
 
 

John Robson
John Robson 
Mrs Robson

 
45 
2 rods ground 
824

 
 

Rev John Williams  m 49 
Clerk in Holy Orders 
b Randwick, Gloucs  wife, 3sons , 3
census 
dau, 3 serv

1892 
1895 
1896 
1899 
1900 
1903 
1904 

Rev SK Bland 
Rev SK Bland 
Rev SK Bland 
Rev SK Bland 
 
probable date of sale of SK Bland’s estate
Nathaniel Pells

 
 
 
 
 

Rev JA Williams
William Hasmmond Cole
William Cole, MA
Mrs Anna Holmes 
Mrs Edward Holmes

45 
2 rods ground 
899
45 
2 rods ground 
1076
 
 
Nathaniel Pells
 
Ho & land 
60 
 
 
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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1906 
1907 
1908 
1914 
1922 
1927 
1936 
1948
1954 
1965 
1974 

Nathaniel Pells
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Nathaniel Pells
Nataniel Pells
Nathaniel Walter Pells
Pells, Nathaniel Walter
Nathaniel Walter Pells
Campling, Walter
Ducker, Charles

miller
 7 bedrooms 
4 sitting rooms
4 occupants

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Sheldrake, William
Armstrong, IS
Armstrong, IS

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
5
FREDERICK’S ROAD: THE HOLLIES EAST

built-on before 1965
1845 
1965 
before
1965 
1974 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

Part of LOT 15 above
This had been part of the Hollies, but was divided up and partly added on to some time
1965
Goldsworthy, Reginald
Goldsworthy, Reginald

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

FREDERICK’S ROAD: HULVER

built after 1982
1845 
1883 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

Part of LOT 17 below
By 1883 the Hollies had bought Lot 17 and included it in their garden [see map of that date].
It remained like that until after 1926 [see map of that date]

Ordnance Survey 
 
 
FREDERICK’S ROAD 1: HOLLY COTTAGE

built after 1927 [probably after 1945]
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1883 
 
1964 
1975 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 17
By 1883 the Hollies had bought Lot 17 and included it in their garden [see map of that date].
It remained like that until after 1926 [see map of that date]
Clarke, Frank
Clarke, Frank

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Ordnance Survey 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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FREDERICK’S ROAD 3: YOXFORD VILLA
 

built between 1811 and 1883 [see Census of 1881 and Ordnance Survey of 1883]
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 19

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

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1974 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

GH Bowers
census 

 
Hindes, Edward
 
Hindes, Edward
Hindes & Co 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rev Geo Bowers 
m  53   Clerk in Holy Orders   b London  wife 2 sons 1 dau 1 serv 

Bowers, Rev Geo
Bowers, Mrs
Bowers, Mrs Emma 
Bowers
Mrs Bowers
Kirk, Rev Samuel
Johnson, Rev Frederick
Elliott, Rev Arthur 
Heaps, Rev Richard 
Wright, A Rev 
Wright, Ernest Rev 
Frost, Rev WJ 
Kirkman, Rev Arthur 

 
Ho  25
 
2 occupants 
4 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
Wesleyan

Wesleyan
Methodist
Methodist
Methodist
Methodist
Methodist

 
 
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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FREDERICK’S ROAD, 5: YOXFORD VILLA

built between 1881 and 1883 [see Census of 1881 and Ordnance Survey of 1883]
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 19

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

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1896 
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1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1908 
1914 
1922 
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 

 
 
 
Captain E Martin
census 
 
 
Charles Cook 
m 59  retired printer    b Westminster  wife

 
 
 
 
Hindes, Edward
Hindes & Co 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Browne, Rev SS
Browne, Rev SS
Browne, Rev SS
Browne, Rev SS
Browne, Rev SS
Browne, SS Rev
Browne, Rev Sidney  
Browne, Rev Sidney 
Elliott, Mrs C
Elliott, Misses
Elliott, Misses
Hindes, Richard
Hindes, Richard
Hindes, Richard
Ashford, C

 
 

 
 
 

Rector of North Cove
Ho  

35
5 bedrooms 
4 sitting rooms 
3 occupants

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rector, North Cove
Rector North Cove

1974
 
 
 
Savage, Kenneth
CYLVA
This was built in the garden of the Old Manse. It appears in the map of 1970 or 1980.
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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FREDERICK’S ROAD No 7 : The MANSE/ Halvergate
Built 1891  Designed by Arthur Pells;  Builder: GA Dunn (who lived at 6, Frederick’s Road)

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1885 
 
1891 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1890 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 23
SALE of plots in Frederick’s Road, by instruction of RP Whellock, Esq
Most of the Lots were withdrawn, for some there were no offers.

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Drawings 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Charity Commissioners authorised;
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
per cent consolidated stock now held by the Official Trustees of Charitable Funds in trust for  
the Charity.

March 13

“In the matter of the Charity called the Mill Land, founded by Deed dated 26 November
1836, upon the application of the Trustees, who are desirous of purchasing the piece of land
described in the schedule ... and of erecting thereon in accordance with the plans and  
specifications prepared by Arthur Pells, Architect and Surveyor at an estimated cost of 799
10s, a suitable dwelling house for the occupation of the Minister for the time-being of the
Meeting House in Beccles and for that purpose a sum of 312 8s has been subscribed. 
1. ) The said Trustees may within six calendar months from the date of this order purchase the
said piece of land in trust for the said Charity, for not more than the sum of 120 ...
2. ) The said Trustees may erect the said dwelling house in accordance with the said plans.
3. ) The Trustees may expend for all purposes a total not exceeding 980.
4. ) The sum so to be expended shall be provided first by the appropriation of the said sum of
312  8s  and of any other sum which may be obtained from voluntary contributions, and as
to the residue, by sale of a sufficient part of the sum of 696 10s 4d, two and three quarter

On the drawings dated 10 September 1890:
These are the Drawings referred to in the agreement between George A Dunn, of Beccles in
the County of Suffolk, builder and
H Read
E Masters 
William Flower
WP Hamby
W Read
HG Read 
Members of the Committee for building a Dwelling House for the occupation of the Minister
for the time being of the Congregational Church, Beccles
Witness: WH Muncaster [the Minister]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

[estate agent, Blyburgate]
[ironmonger, 16 Newmarket]
[chemist, wine & spirit merchant, 5 Newmarket]

 

[insurance agent, 33 Station Road]
[estate agent, Blyburgate]

THE NEW MANSE
(East Suffolk Gazette, Tuesday, March 24, 1891)

The proceedings at the luncheon were timed so that there was just time to reach the site of the minister’s new house by
the hour fixed for laying the memorial stone by Mr. Ford Goddard. There was a goodly attendance at this ceremonial, and
fortunately the weather was fine, though a biting cold wind gave an unpleasant reminder of the month. A lilieral display
of bunting adorned the part of the building already erected. The Rev. W. H. Muncaster commenced the proceedings by
reading the contents of a paper which was afterwards deposited in a bottle beneath the stone, as follows:

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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“With the voice of prayer and praise the memorial stone of this house was laid on March 19th, 1891, by D. Ford Goddard.
Esq., of Ipswich, secretary of the Suffolk CongregationaI Union, in the presence of that Union assembled for its annual
meeting at Beccles. The house, which is intended for the use of  successive ministers of the Congregational  Church at
Beccles, was built by the Mill Land Trustees out of the endowment under their control, and the fund was raised and
supplemented by the free-will offerings of the Church and congregation to the amount of over 300. With this record are
included (1) the programme of the Suffolk Congregational Union meetings, (2) the annual report of the Union, (3) the
current number of the Beccles and London newspapers, and copies of the North Suffolk Congregational Magazine and
Tacket-street Congregational Union. The coins of the realm were not included in this deposit, but were subsequently laid
upon the stone and applied to the practical purpose of fencing and laying out the property for which at the time of
writing a further sum of 50 is required. That this house may be the scene for many generatiens of godly living, sturdy
thinking, patient study, and sympathetic intercourse with those seeking to lead anew the life of Christ upon the earth ;
that no sorrow may descend upon it that God shall not use to enrich the ministry of His servants, and no joys be theirs
which shall not make them better messengers of the glad tidings, is the prayer of the minister of to-day, who in humility
and thankfulness writes this record.”
The stone, bearing the inscription “The Manse, 1891,” was then lowered to its place, and declared to be well and truly
laid by Mr. Goddard, who said he was delighted to do anything that lay in his power to promote the interest of the
Congregational tli Union and the churches connected with it. It was a good precedent, though not the first one by a long
way, set by this Church, in building a manse for its to minister, and it was a matter worthy of the consideration of all free
churches that they should provide a residence for the ministers, especially in rural districts where the people were poor,
that so they might minimise the anxieties, already too great, on the men bearing the banner of the Master in the forefront
rank of the battle. The house ought not to be regarded as part of the salary of the minister, but the day was coming, he
trusted, when it would be a matter of course that the minister should have a proper house to lire in. It was an indication
of the strength and growth of the free churches in this country when they built houses for their ministers. They ought to
be very grateful for the large amount of religious liberty and toleration which they enjoyed as Nonconformists; but he
reminded them they did not ask for toleration only, but for equality — (hear, hear) — not to be levelled down to those
who needed the assistance of the State, but rather that they should be levelled up to them; that they should all be made
equal in social status and position in the country. (Applause.)
The Rev. Muncaster thanked Mr. Goddard for his kind services, and Rev. A. A. Dowsett having implored God’s blessing
upon the work and the house when built, the Doxology was sung and a collection was taken as suggested in the record.

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
10

1894 
1914 
 
1914 
 
 
 
 
1914 
 
 
business  
College.  
student of  
1914 
 
of  
 
 
 
 
 
1915   
 
1915 
 
 
1916 
 
1919 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1919 
 
 
 
1919 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 24 Sep 

SALE: Frederick’s Road: Rev WH Muncaster leaving town; Sale of Furniture
Mrs Lorna Burnett, of The Manse, Frederick’s Road holding a studio exhibition of local &
English landscapes in water-colours & oils, 80 or 90 paintings on view.

Beccles Paper 21 Jul 
 
 
Beccles Paper 11 Aug 

BECCLES RED CROSS HOSPITAL: Householders invited to assist the Red Cross Society
by undertaking to lend articles to equip a temporary hospital in Beccles at the shortest  
possible notice. List of articles to be sent to Miss Jones, Saltgate House. Sort of things
required:
 

 
 
 
 

 
 

Beds mattresses, pillows, sheets, tables, crockery, clothing, food, etc
CONGREGATIONAL MINISTER leaves. Rev Frank Burnett, Pastor in Beccles two & a  
half years. Joining the Church of England as cleric. Born in Kent. Has brother & cousin as
 
 
 
 
Red Cross Society at Ipswich: On the outbreak of war arrangements made that Voluntary Aid
Detachments in the County to provide Hospitals in their locality at very short notice. Loans
beds etc made. Houses & buildings placed at disposal of detachments. Nearly all Emergency
Hospitals were prepared free of cost to Red Cross Society.
Central Depot in Bury St Edmund’s with staff of fully trained nurses, so that any part of
county supplied with nurses or medical supplies at shortest notice.
Depots established at Bury St Edmunds, Sudbury, Newmarket, Brandon, Beccles,  
Lowestoft, Orwell Park, Stowmarket, Eye Saxmundham etc.
Any would-be members who wish to see practical work will be gladly shown over the Red
Cross Hospital any afternoon 2.30 to 4pm
Suffolk Branch Red Cross Society: List of numbers of patients of sick & wounded soldiers
treated in Suffolk between 5 August 1914 and 6 February 1915: 3,005.
“Since February 6th patients have also been received at the Red Cross Hospital, Beccles.”

Beccles Paper 25 Aug 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Nonconformist ministers, and a brother and cousin, Church of England clergy. Had
experience  in  Manchester,  Leeds  &  Leicester  before  training  at  Metropolitan
Pastorates  at  Camberley,  Northampton,  North  London  &  Beccles.  Mrs  Burnett
 

Vicat Cole & Byam Shaw School of Art.
Beccles Paper 22 Nov 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 9 Mar 
 
 
Beccles Paper 16 Mar 

 
 

 
 

Beccles Paper 18 Apr 

SUFFOLK RED CROSS: During the period the MANSE, Frederick’s Road has been  
opened as a hospital up to 31 March, there have been 595 admissions.

 

RED CROSS HOSPITAL AT HOME: Held by officers of the Suffolk 70 & 72 VADs at the
Hospital on Wednesday to wind up the work of that institution.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 8 Apr 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Beccles Branch of the Red Cross Society commenced work in connection with the war
on February 15th, 1915, [the Newspaper records the date, wrongly, as 1917] opening a  
hospital for sick soldiers in the Manse, Frederick’s Road, where several hundreds of patients
were treated and carefully nursed and tended.
In June 1917 new buildings on the Meadows adjoining the Manse grounds [now          ], built
in the usual war hospital style, were opened with accommodation for 44 patients. From that
date until practically last week the Hospital was full - sometimes more than full,
accommodation being made for special cases in the “house” which was used as the  
Commandant’s office  and retiring and sleeping rooms for the resident staff.
With the Armistice, the days of the Hospital were numbered. To celebrate its close an AT
Home was held. Presentations were made to Commandant, Mrs Wood Hill; Mrs Robinson,
Quartermaster; Miss Tracy & Sister A Mason, sister in charge

 

RED CROSS HOSPITAL: Disposal of fittings and equipment by Messrs Read, Stanford &
Owles on Wednesday: iron bedsteads, mattresses, pillows etc. [all fittings sold]
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 24 Jun  

 
 
 

The South Ward, a timber built structure 64ft x 21ft with asbestos walls, boarded floor, etc.
[no offer. Sold on 5 Sept 1919 to the War Memorial Committee for 250]
SALE  by Trustees: The Manse approached by short drive; Excellent Cellar: Ground Floor,
Entrance Hall with lobby, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Study with folding doors between
Kitchen Pantry, Store Room And Scullery
First Floor: Spacious Landing, 4 good bedrooms, Dressing Room, fitted Bathroom with hot
and cold water supply & wc.
Second Floor: Landing, 4 airy bedrooms
In Rear: Paved Yard, capacious Coal cellar & wc. Small Greenhouse on south side
Large Garden with tennis lawn & planted with choice Fruit trees  & bushes.

Sale 19 Aug

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
11
 
 
 
(Bought Miss Ingate 800)

1892 
1896
1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1915-19
The Congregational Manse was at Claremont, Fair Close Road in 1922 [moved by 1927]
By 1930 it had moved to St Mary’s Road.

1919 
1922 
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965
1974 

 
 
 
Muncaster, Rev WH

 
Heather, Rev William 
Chapel Trustees
 
 
 

 
 

Heather, Rev W
Heather, Rev W
Heather, W Rev
Heather, Rev William, MA
Burnett, Rev Frank 
RED CROSS HOSPITAL

 
 

Ho & land  50

 
 
 
 

8 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
4 occupants

 
 
 

Congregational
Congregational

Miss EE Ingate
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Ingate, Miss EE
Ingate, Miss EE
Ingate, Miss EE
Gillett, Cyrus D

 
 
 
 
 

Gillett, Cyrus D
 
 
 
Youngs, J 
she died in 2002
In the grounds of the Manse during the First World War:

1919 
 
 

Beccles Paper 3 Jun 

SALE: J Maitland Wilson, County Director of Voluntary Aid for Suffolk: FREDERICK’S
 
bedsteads, mattresses.

ROAD: Recently erected Red Cross Hospital: fittings & fixtures: furniture, blankets, linen,
 

1919 
 
1922 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 9 Sep 

SALE OF RED CROSS HOSPITAL BUILDINGS:  offered for Sale on 18 June, withdrawn.
Have been disposed of to Beccles War Memorial Committee for 250
 
down of the main section of the Red Cross Hospital, comprising 6,000ft of capital 1in  
Flooring and Roofing Boards, 3,200ft of Scantling, 4in x 2in & 3in x 1in. Several Sections of  
the Building, 12 stout Doors, 3 pairs of French Doors, Window Frames & Glazed Sashes,
Shelving and various other Wood, Uralite, Rubberoid, quantity of good red bricks (DB1)
Drain Traps etc also as it stands
 
brick.

 
SALE OF FITTINGS, FREDERICK'S ROAD  Excellent Building Materials from the pulling
Sale 10 May

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
 

The Hospital Ward:  60ft x 20ft with 15 windows, sliding & side Doors and 7 Principals on
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
12

1921 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Beccles Paper 3 Aug 

SALE: FREDERICK’S ROAD
No 
55 
37 
39 
41 
43 
45 
 
47 
49 
51 
53 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Occupant 
John Woodard
Dennington 
Upcraft
Clarke
Fairweather 
Butcher
Rents 92 14s
Aldous
Davey
Farman
Saunders 
Rents 68 9s 6d

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Purchaser
F Turrell 220
withdrawn
withdrawn, since sold
withdrawn
LT Fairweather 205
withdrawn

 
 

 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

withdrawn, sold privately
withdrawn
withdrawn, since sold
withdrawn, sold privately

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
13
FREDERICK’S ROAD: Walsingham
Probably built between 1948 & 1954

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1954 
1965 
1974 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 7
 
 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Bond, Mrs [Seebank]
Dennison, Hector [Walsingham]
Dennison, Hector

FREDERICK’S ROAD: LANGTON

Built after 1926 [probably in the late 1920s or the 1930s]
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
 
1849 
 
1936 
1954 
1965 
1974 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

LOT 7 [it appears that, despite the houses being semi-detached, Langton was built in Lot 7 &
 
Site owned by William Tiptod, who died that year. This plot does not seem to have been sold with some of his
other property.
 
 
 
 

 
St Edmunds in Plot 14]

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

not listed
Smith, Elizabeth K Miss
Farman, Mrs
Farman, Mrs

FREDERICK’S ROAD: St Edmunds

Built after 1926 [probably in the late 1920s or 1930s]
1845 
 
1849 
 
1936 

LOT 14 [it appears that, despite the houses being semi-detached, Langton was built in Lot 7
 
Site owned by William Tiptod, who died that year. This plot does not seem to have been sold with some of his
other property.
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
 
& St Edmunds in Lot 14]
 
 
not listed
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
14

1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Raby, Robert
Raby, Robert
Dawson, Miss EM
Dawson, Miss EM

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
15
FREDERICK’S ROAD: Northbury

Built in or before 1936
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 14
Site owned by William Tiptod, who died that year. This plot does not seem to have been sold with some of his
other property.
 
 
 
 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 

Evans, Frederick
Lloyd-Smith, Oliver
Lloyd-Smith, Oliver
Lloyd-Smith, Oliver
Lloyd-Smith, Oliver

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
16
FREDERICK’S ROAD: 2

Built in or before 1891
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
1933 
 
 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 16
Site owned by Samuel Last

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Sale notice 11 May 

SALE: Nos 2 & 4  Late A Sparrow; Pair of small freehold residences, substantially built &
well situated with south aspect. Each contains 2 sitting rooms, 3 bedrooms, kitchenette etc &  
has a well planted large garden

 
 

1891 
1896
1900
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

census 
 
 
Sparrow, Frederick
s   43 
coach smith   b Stoke Ferry

Sparrow, Federick 
Sparrow, F 
 
 

Sparrow, Frederick 
Sparrow, F 
Sparrow, Frederick
Sparrow, Frederick

 
Ho & garden  
14

 
 
 

3 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
2 occupants

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Sparrow, Alfred
Eastaugh, Denny ??
Eastaugh, Denny ??
Ashley, Charles
Ashley, Charles
Ashley, Charles

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
17
FREDERICK’S ROAD: 4

Built in or before 1891
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
1933 
 
 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 16
Site owned by Samuel Last

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Sale notice 11 May 

SALE: Nos 2 & 4  Late A Sparrow. Pair of small freehold residences, substantially built &
well situated with south aspect. Each contains 2 sitting rooms, 3 bedrooms, kitchenette etc &  
has a well planted large garden

 
 

1888
1891 
1896
1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

census 
 
Jex, William   m  50 coach body maker  b Shipmeadow

 
Sparrow, Frederick 
Sparrow, A 
 
 

 
 

Jex, William
Jex, William  
Jex, William 
Jex, William
Eastaugh, Denny

Ho & garden 
14

 
 
 

3 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
4 occupants

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Eastaugh, Denny
Clarke, Mrs
Clarke, Mrs
Clarke, Mrs
Clarke, Mrs G
Roberts, Philip D

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
18
FREDERICK’S ROAD: 6

Built 1901-1902
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
1901 
 
1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 18
Site owned by Charles Dashwood
Plot of Building Land for Sale for Messrs R Davies & Sons, 46 Chancery Lane
Private Treaty 
 
Dunn, George 
Dunn, GA 
 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

(bought Mr GA Dunn for 125)
 
 
 
 
 

 

Dunn, George 
Dunn, George 
Dunn, GA 
Dunn, George 
Dunn, George 

 
 
3 bedrooms 
 
 

builder
Ho & land 

18 
3 sitting rooms

 
4 occupants

 
 

builder
builder

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Bird, William
Vince, Walter
Strowger, Horace
Strowger, Horace
Strowger, Horace
Strowger, Horace

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
19
FREDERICK’S ROAD: 8

Built 1901-1902
1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
1901 
 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 
1936 
1948 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 18
Site owned by Charles Dashwood
Plot of Building Land for Sale for Messrs R Davies & Sons, 46 Chancery Lane
Private Treaty 
Dunn, George 
Dunn, GA 
 
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

(bought Mr GA Dunn for 125)
 
 
 
 

 
Campling 
Campling, Walter
MacLaren, John

 

18
3 bedrooms 

3 sitting rooms
2 occoupants

 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Christie, William
Smee, Alfred
Utting, Ernest

1954
1965
1974

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Utting, Ernest
Utting, Ernest
Utting, Ernest

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
20
FREDERICK’S ROAD: 10

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d

LOT 18
Site owned by Charles Dashwood

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 
1936 
1948 
1954 
1965 
1974 

 
Pells, NW 
Pells, NW 
 
 

 

 
 
 
 
 

Woolnough, Mrs
Cudbird
Edwards 
Edwards, Mrs
Edwards, Henry

 
Ho & land 18 10s
4 bedrooms 
4 sitting rooms 
3 occupants

 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Edwards, Henry
Edwards, Henry
Edwards, Miss
Edwards, Miss
Edwards, Miss AW
Nairn, Sarah C & Turnbull, Mary

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
21
FREDERICK’S ROAD 12

Indenture dated 11 October 1876. [numbers 12 & 14]
Built between 1879 and 1881

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1902 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1849 
1932 
 
1881 
1881 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 20

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 
 
 
 
Kitchen fitted with 3ft 6in Cooking Range and Cupboards; well-fitted Store Room, Pitch-pine  
Staircase with large cupboard under, Four Bedrooms, two of which are fitted with stoves, and  
one large Linen Cupboard. Back Entrance and covered way, scullery with water laid on, and  
soft water Pump, Sink, Stove, and Copper, Coal House and w.c.
 
 
 
 

SALE: LOT 1: [No 12] The Semi-Detached Residence known as No 1 Annerley Villas, most
 
 
 
Stove, Dining Room, 13ft x 10ft 6in, fitted with Register Stove, and cupboards in recesses.  

Sale , 3 April

substantially built of brick (with white facings) and slated, pleasantly-situated in Frederick’s
Place, with Flower Garden enclosed from the road by dwarf wall and Iron Pallisading.
THE HOUSE contains Entrance Hall, Drawing Room, 14ft x 13ft 6in, fitted with Register  

 
 
 

 
 
 
 

Detached Shed and good Kitchen Garden with wall fruit Trees  , the whole containing  
upwards of 20 Perches, as lately in the occupation of the deceased Proprietor.
This Lot abuts upon Properties of Mr GA Dunn and Mr James Mobbs and upon Lot 2.
Tenure - Freehold  Land Tax Redeemed.
LOT 20
site owned by JL Ensor
SALE:  No 12 late R Shepherd; Medium sized Freehold Residence, pleasantly situated &
substantially built, with spacious & attractive  garden
 

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Sale details 23 Jul 
Sale details 4 Nov 

 
Woolnough 
CENSUS

 
Holmes, Rev

4039 
4040 
4041 
4042 
4043 
4044 
4045 
4046 

Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 

Dwelling:
Edward HOLMES 
Anna HOLMES 
George HOLMES 
Edith C. HOLMES
Francis W. HOLMES
Anna MILLER 
Ellen Lavinia JEX 

Annerley Villas

M 
M 

47 
32 
11 
10 
9 
33 
24 

M 
F 
M 
F 
M 
F 
F 

Head 

Leeds, York, England
Aldeby, Norfolk, England 
Privett, Hampshire, England 
Privett, Hampshire, England 
Privett, Hampshire, England 
Stokesby, Norfolk, England 
Billingford, Norfolk, England 

Curate Oc Beccles
Wife
Son 
Daur 
Son 
Servt 
Servt 

 
 

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Cook Domestic Serv
Housemaid Serv

 

U 
U 

1888
1891 
1891 
1896 
1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922
1927 

census 

 
Woolnough 
Woolnough, Benjamin 
 
Rignall, James 
Rignall
 
 

 
Sarah Woolnough   w  76   own means  b Hackney
 

Riches, John
Riches, John
Riches, John
Rignall, James 
Dunt, RE 
Dunt, Robert
Reid, James

 

 
 
 
 
 

Ho & Garden 22

 
 
 

4 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
4 occupants
 
 
 
Reid, James
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
David Lindley, June 2004 
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1936 
1948
1954 
1965 
1974 

 
 
 
Merrall, Harold

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Merrall, Harold
Cowell, David
Cowell, David

Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
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FREDERICK’S ROAD 14
Built between 1879 and 1881

1841 
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1902 
 
 
 
1849 
1881  

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p
Sale Notice 15 Aug 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 20
LOT 2 The Precisely SIMILAR RESIDENCE adjoining [see 12 above]
[no 14] in the occupation of Mr John Riches, a yearly tenant, at the Annual Rental of 19.
This Lot abuts upon Property of Mr James Mobbs, Mrs Cole, and upon Lot 1.
Tenure - Freehold   Land Tax Redeemed

Sale brochure 12 Sept 

 
 
 
 
Site owned by JL Ensor [see sale map of  William Tiptod’s property]
CENSUS

SALE: 3 April

 
 
 

4047 
4048 
4049 
4050 
4051 
4052 

Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 
Fred 

Dwelling:
Samuel SMITH 
Mary SMITH 
Fredk.S. SMITH 
Ernest C. SMITH 
Jessie BALLS 

Annerley Villas

M 
M 

42 
37 
6 
1 
16 

M 
F 
M 
M 
F 

Head 

Leeds, York, England
Stockport, Cheshire, England 
Watton, Norfolk, England 
Beccles, Suffolk, England 
Beccles, Suffolk, England 

Clergyman Curate Of Beccles
Wife
Son 
Son
Servt 

 
 

Scholar
 
Genl Serv Domestic

1888
1892
1896 
1900
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922 
1927 
1936 
1948
1954 
1965 
1974 

Woolnough, Benjamin 
Woolnough, Sarah

Self, Thos 
Self 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Middleton, William 
Read, GF 
Reid, James
Self, Thomas
Self, Thomas
Self, Thomas
Self, Mrs

Ho & garden  22

 
 
 
 
 
 

4 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
5 occupants

 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 

Scettrino, John
Kemp, Colin
Chenery, David

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16 FREDERICK’S ROAD

Built 1902; Builder Edward Hindes
1845 
 
1845 
 
for  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
1845 
1845 
 
1845 
 
 
1876 
 

Sale Notice 15 Aug 

SALE Lot 16: Arable Land on Halesworth Road 7a 3r 39p, occupied by William Leavold;  
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
Land Tax: 1-12s-0d
Sale brochure 12 Sept 

SALE: Eligible Plots of Freehold Land adapted for Building Sites, Market Gardens and other
 
 
of Cottages.
 
 
 
 
plan. Each lot containing with part of street and road, about a quarter of an acre.
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

valuable purposes, and also Paddocks of Rich Pasture Land, to be sold.Admirably adapted
the erection of 1st and 2nd Class VILLA RESIDENCES, and the other part for the erection

Lots 7 to 30: Twenty-Four Valuable Pieces of Building Ground, adjoining the high road  
leading to Halesworth, being part of a field co0ntaining 8 acres, now occupied by Mr W
Leavold, forming frontages to new streets which have been formed and laid out of the same
field for the erection of 1st and 2nd class VILLA RESIDENCES according to the annexed

Annual Outgoings: Apportioned Land-Tax on each lot 0 1s 0d. Apportioned Rent-charge
2s 3d
LOT 22

Sale brochure 12 Sept 
Dated: 15 Oct 

Indenture between the arl of Gosford and Dawson Turner of one part & George Hayward:
 
 
Frederick Hayward, gent of Needham Market 2nd part, & George Hayward of Wetheringset,  
gent, 3rd part.
 
 

 

Two pieces of land of one acre, two roods & six perches for 270
INDENTURE between: Earl of Gosford & Dawson Turner of Great Yarmouth of 1st Part &

Dated 15 Oct

 
 
 
 

INDENTURE between Frederick Hayward of Needham Market, gent & Frederick Morse of
Lowestoft, brewer.

Richard Davies, Solicitor
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sirs 
The 12th instant I wrote you as to two plots of land at Beccles I am instructed to sell for the mortgagee, but have
received no reply.
If I do not hear by return I shall conclude you do not wish for business & will instruct other auctioneers
Yours truly
R Davies
To Messrs Read & Son,
Auctioneer, Beccles

 
 
17 February 1886

Beccles
Dear Sir
We have looked over the two pieces of land in Frederick’s Place, both of which adjoin Mobbs’s Garden.
We think you may fairly calculate upon obtaining about 50 for each lot and probably a large sum may be obtained.
We should be happy to offer them for you - Our charge will be 1-1s-0d and payments if unsold are a lot 2-2s-0d or 2
per lot if sold in addition to payments out of pocket
We have a little property for sale on the 5th of March - if not too soon could offer these at the same time
We remain Sir
Yours faithfully
H & J Read
To R Davies, Esq

 
 

 
 

 
We are in receipt of your letter of the 12th for which we are most obliged

17 February 1886

Richard Davies, Solicitors,
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sirs, 

 
 
18 February 1886
Beccles, Streets, Frederick’s Road 
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I am obliged by yours of 17th and shall be glad if you will offer the plots for sale at your sale on 5th March.
For this therefore I will send you particulars by tomorrow’s post.
I am surprised at your estimate of value and the reserve will certainly be placed much higher. It is less than the purchase
money about 3 years since, and I myself carried out a private sale of one plot similar for 125.
I understand there will be competition from certain parties.
Yours etc
R Davies
To Messrs H & J Read,
Auctioneers, Beccles, Suffolk

Richard Davies, Solicitors
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sir,  
Beccles
I send particulars of Sale, which is taken from the Title Deeds, which is not very clear as you will see, but it will be
sufficient to identify the plots.
You could add to the particulars anything you consider of local importance, which may influence the sale.
I will at once prepare and send you Conditions of Sale.
Yours faithfully
R Davies
PS I expected the information as to the rental today, but it has not arrived. Can you ascertain and add to the particulars
the rent that Mr Nicker pays?
To Messrs H & J Read,
Auctioneers, Beccles

 
 
19 February 1886

Richard Davies, Solicitors
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sir,  
Beccles
I am in receipt of your letter.
You can offer the property in two lots
Yours faithfully
R Davies
To Messrs H & J Read,
Auctioneers, Beccles

 
 
23 February 1886

Richard Davies, Solicitors
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sirs,  
Beccles
I expected to have particulars of Sale here in this morning, but as they did not arrive it will now be impossible to sell by
the 5th. I have at least a dozen people to send particulars to.
The Sale had therefore better be postponed.
Let me have particulars as soon as possible.
Yours faithfully
Richard Davies
To Messrs Read,
Auctioneers, Beccles

 
 
1 March 1886

Richard Davies, Solicitors
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sirs,  
Beccles Property
I received posting bill, which I presume you sent me, as particulars -

 
 
3 March 1886
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I now send Conditions of Sale
The Sale can take place as arranged on Friday next.
As to the 3rd Condition of Sale, you may say that it is drawn in that form to save expense, and as the property has been,
and is now, in Mortgage, you do not anticipate any difficulty in the way of title.
The reserve price is to be fixed at 110 each plot. They are worth 125 each.
Yours faithfully
R Davies
Messrs Read,
Auctioneers, Beccles

Richard Davies, Solicitors
46 Chancery Lane, London, WC
Dear Sirs,  
Frederick’s Place Beccles
Until I looked into the Deeds I was under the impression I was owner as mortgagee in possession, but it appears that
although I practically took over the matter from my client, Mrs Cole, she has continued on the deeds, so remains
interested. She must therefore be the Vendor.0
I send you contract for signature and if Mr Dunn is willing to sign, you can take his signature and sign as agents for Mrs
Cole and receive the deposit or we will get Mrs Cole’s signature afterwards to a duplicate.
In a small matter of this kind I cannot have a lot of trouble and expense, and therefore, as you will see by the contract, I
have agreed to to furnish abstract of title from 1881, but limited requisitions to 11 April 1883. If the purchaser likes he can
inspect all the deeds here before signing contract, but in so old a title and so simple a matter I cannot allow more.
I may mention that I find the conveyance from Mr Dashwood in 1881 has no restrictive covenants which possibly have
been cancelled, but as I have no evidence of this the purchaser must agree to be bound by them, if they still exist.
Yours truly
Davis & Son
To Messrs Read, Stanford & Gayford, Auctioneers, Beccles

 
 
 
 
7 January 1901

THE DRAWINGS
Tenders written on the outside of the 1/8 inch scale drawings:
Hipperson 
Woodroffee 
Hindes
Agreement with Hindes signed and dated 7 July 1902

 
 
 

905 - 0 -  0
866 - 17- 6
850 - 0 - 0

 
FREDERICK’S ROAD
“TREHERNE”

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3rd 1923
(by direction of Mr GA Stanford who is leaving Beccles)

The excellent and well kept
HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE

incuding Oak Dining,  Kneehole, Writing, Antique Mahogany, Falling-leaf, Oval Falling-leaf,  Mahogany Card and other
Tables, Spring-seated Fireside, Folding,  Carved Oak Dining-room, lounge, and other Chairs, Couch, Settee, Dining-room

Suite, by Trevor Page, & Co., Oak Bookcase,  Oak Cheffonier, Bevelled Plate Mirrors, Corner Brackets, Carved Oak
Dinner Waggon, Mahogany Sideboard, Marble and other Clocks, Axminster, Oriental, Velvet Pile and other Carpets and

Rugs, Cork Linoleum, Pierced Brass and Iron Fenders, Fireirons, Kerbs. Excellent UPRIGHT GRAND PIANOFORTE, by
Bishop and Son, London. Oil Paintings, Engravings, Pair of handsome 20 inch Dresden Candelabra, Fine Chelsea Vase,

Barometer, Gong, Bronzed Stick Stand. BEDROOM SUITES, in Birch and Pitchpine, Brass and Iron Bedsteads,
Mattresses, Toilet Glasses, Toiletware, Oak Chest of Drawers, Carrying Chair, Dinner and Tea Services, Glass, Kitchen

and Culinary Utensils. ALSO very useful  Outdoor Effects, including Iron Roller, Mower, Forcing Frames, Tent, Wire

Poultry Hurdles, Iron Standards and wire netting, Wheelbarrow, galvanised water carrier etc.
About 400 Lots. The Auction will commence at Eleven o’clock punctually. Catalogues (6d each) on application.

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1841 
1849 
1902 
 
1902 
1904 
1906 
1907 
1914 
1922 
1923 
1927 
1936 
1943 
1954 
1960 
1963 
1965 
1966 
1974 
1986 

Tithe Award 183 

Owner: Earl of Gosford 
Site owned by Charles Dashwood & R Clarke
Site purchased by George Alfred Stanford for 110. Designed by Arthur Pells. Cost 799 10s 0d to build. The
builder was GA Dunn, who lived at No 6 Frederick’s Road.
26 May 1902 
Stanford, GA 
Stanford, GA 
Stanford, George A 
Stanford, George A 
Stanford, George A 
1 May 1923 
 
 
6 July 1943 
 
25 November 
6 June
 
1 August 
 
28 August 

Occupant: John Lark  
Gallows Field 
7a-3r-39p

George Alfred Stanford 
 
 

 
Stanford, GA 
Stanford, GA 
Stanford, George A 
Stanford, George A 

Site 105 or 110?  Building 850  
Ho & land 45

 
[21 years]
 
6 bedrooms 
3 sitting rooms 
6 occupants

 
 
 

Auctioneer
Auctioneer
Auctioneer 
for 1,700 

Stanford, George A 
purchased by Miss Emily Ann Griffith  
 
 
purchased by Mr Leslie Charles Battell 
 
purchased by Mrs Margotte Jennings 
purchased by Mr & Mrs George Seamans 
 
purchased by Brigadier & Mrs Charlton 
 
purchased by Mr & Mrs David Lindley 

 
 

 
[20 years]

 
 

Griffiths, Miss
Griffiths, Miss

for 1,950 
 
 
[17 years]
 
Battell, Leslie

for 5,250 
for 4,500 

 
 

 
 

[3 years]
[3 years]

 
 

Seaman, George F

for 6,750 
retired Brigadier
for 80,000 

 
 
[20 years]
 
Charlton, Max A
 
 
 
 
so far 16 yrs
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1920 
 

Beccles Paper 23 Mar 

SALE: 60 FREDERICK’S ROAD, occupied Simnett ;  sold to Mr Welton 185
62 FREDERICK’S Road, occupied ARayner; sold to Mr Welton 185

 
 
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ALBERT PYE SCHOOL

Infant School for 250 children built 1901
Designed by Arthur Pells
see “The Architect” 7 June 1901 page 9
Builder: Hipperson Bros
List of seven tendering contractors in “The Architect” 5 July 1901 page 15
Revised cost: Grimwood & Son 3,197. “The Architect” 6 September 1901, page 11

Cost: 3,216
1901

HOUSES: Notice by Arthur Pells: Tenders for pulling down three cottages & erecting a new
Infants’ School in Peddar’s Lane.
CORONATION FESTIVITIES PROGRAMME:
Thursday, 26th June
10 am 
11.30 am
2.00 pm
2.30 pm
headed by Band.
3.00 pm
4.30 pm
5.00 pm
7.30 pm
Friday 27th June
2.30 pm

East Suff Gaz 4 Jun 

1902
 
 
 
 
 

East Suff Gaz 24 Jun 

 
 
 
 
 

Procession in Old Market to start at 10.30
Review of Volunteers on Hockey’s Meadow near Station
Children of Elementary Schools march to Old Market
Children to sing Coronation Hymn & National Anthem & then proceed to Common

 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Athletics Sports on Caxton Ground. Artillery Band.
Children’s Tea. Town Band
Sports
Bicycle Costume Parade. Artillery & Town Bands.

Water Carnival & Aquatic Sports
THE POND in the Grounds of Albert Pye School

The first positive information about the pond is to be found in the Tithe Aportionment of 1841. The field in which it
stands was called the “Pond Pasture”. This field (No 197 in 1841) is where the houses, and the grass in front, of Black
Boy Meadow are situated. It was 1 acre, 1 rod, & 18 perches in extent, but at its western end it turned northwards to
include the pond. The pond, however was of a very different shape, much more jagged in its outline. It seems that there
was a much smaller pond just next to it, to the west in the neighbouring property - which was a market garden - now a
part of the school’s grounds.
I enclose a print-out of the 1883 map showing the pond. Unfortunately it is cut in two on the edge of the two sections of
the map, but these can be cut and jioined together.
Ponds were either natural features or dug by man for some purpose, which included extracting sand, gravel or clay. The
soil in this area is clay a few feet below the surface and could have been used for brick making. Before the 19th century
clamp kilns were built near the site of the buildings and the bricks were burnt on site. This could have been the case
here, as plenty of building work was done in Ingate and Blyburgate pre 1800. Bricks would have been unlikely here
before the 16th century.
Another reason for digging ponds was to provide water for beasts and crops. Before the coming of the railway in the
1850s the roadway extended from Blyburgate through Swine’s Green, past the site of Engate church at the northern
corner  of  Darby  Road  and  Kemp’s  Lane,  through  Wash  Lane  to  join  the  London  Road  near  the  level  crossing.
Frederick’s Road did not exist - and the area between the back of the gardens on the north side of Frederick’s Road and
the northern side of St George’s Road was called the Gallow’s Field. (no comment necessary!) So this was all land for
agricultural use and might have needed a supply of water for these purposes.
Monasteries and some large estates dug ponds for breeding fish for the table in medieval times, but this would not be
the origin of this pond. It is too small and too unprotected for this purpose.
“Pond Pasture” was owned by the Perpetual Curate of Redisham for the time being. Redisham was a Perpetual Curacy
rather than a Vicarage (a Perpetual Curate was the minister of a parish in which the great tithes had been annexed by an
ecclesiastical  body  or  lay person) with the small yearly value of 50 - including this and some other property near
London Road. The Perpetual Curate from 1830 was Richard Aldous Arnold, but in 1842 the church was visited by Rev
Inigo Suckling who “found it in a deplorable condition: the walls cracked, and swerving from the perpendicular; the
tower fallen; the old bell with the date 1621, split in two; the interior lined with a mass of dank green mould.”. By 1846 the
roof had been mended, but the furnishings were in a bad state of repair. It is now once again in good condition.  All the

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Perpetual Curates seem to have been pluralists, having more than one living. Most of them seem to have been Rectors of
Beccles.
The field was let to James Copeman in 1841, who was a baker, but owned a butcher’s shop at 22 Blyburgate, run by
Hannah Copeman. The pasture land would have been used for beef cattle. Farming on a small scale was for many people  
still a side-line occupation.
As far as I know there are no springs or streams that supply the pond, so I assume that because of its clay bottom it
retains the water and is topped up by rainwater.
There is no mention of any pond in Beccles in the Domesday Book!
No historical information for the pond before the 19th century exists, as far as I am aware, so I am afraid the origin of the
pond will remain conjectural.

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1922 
 
 

SALE: Mrs Mickleburgh, Brentwood: North East Corner Plot with BUNGALOW, Shed &
Fencing. Freehold and Road adopted.
 

Read’s Sale Book 23 Jan

 
 

[Private Treaty, purchased A Hawes 70]