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Norwich, Norfolk, England

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Where is Norwich, Norfolk, England? 

Norwich is a city in East Anglia, in Eastern England, UK. It is the regional administrative centre and county city of Norfolk. During the 11th century Norwich became the second largest city in England, after London, and one of the most important places in the kingdom.wikipedia


Norwich, Norfolk, England - Odol Tooth Powder
Norwich, Norfolk, England

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Norwich, Norfolk, England - 1897 ad found in Sears & Roebuck Catalog
Colman's Mustard
Norwich, England
Norwich, Norfolk, England

1897 ad found in Sears & Roebuck Catalog
Colman's Mustard
Norwich, England
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Norwich, Norfolk, England

Norwich, Norfolk, England -
Norwich, Norfolk, England

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Norwich, Norfolk, England


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The spectacular NORWICH CATHERDRAL, England (inside and outside views)


The spectacular NORWICH CATHERDRAL, England (inside and outside...Read MORE...

1549 - Norwich besieged by Kett's Rebellion
Kett's Rebellion took place in the summer of 1549. It started off in Wymondham after a small group...Read MORE...

By the 16th century Norwich had grown to become the second largest city in England; but over one-third of its population died in the plague epidemic of 1579.

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1620 - Pilgrim fathers sail to the new world on board the Mayflower. 32 of the 107 on board were from Norwich & Norfolk.

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1665 - Bubonic Plague in Norwich
Norwich experienced its last epidemic of Bubonic Plague during 1665-6; this resulted in most of the ...Read MORE...

1687 - Doughty's Hospital founded in Norwich
It began in March 1677 when William Doughty, mariner, declared to the Court of the Mayoralty his...Read MORE...

1693 - Old Meeting House built by Norwich Non-conformists
...In 1662 the Act of Uniformity ejected any minister who could not or would not adhere to official ...Read MORE...

1713 - Bethel Hospital built in Norwich
The Bethel Hospital in Norwich, founded by Mary Chapman, was opened in 1713 and was the first...Read MORE...

1721 - In 1721 the Norwich Weekly Mercury, or Protestant Packet, was established, price three-halfpence... The Mercury was printed by William Chase, Cockey lane...
Fletcher's Norwich Hand-Book, compiled by Mrs. Madders
Authors Susan Swain MADDERS, Josiah...Read MORE...

1732 - Market Cross pulled down in Norwich
Archaeologists excavating Norwich market before refurbishment work begins have uncovered the...Read MORE...

1766 - Food riots in Norwich.

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1771 - Norfolk & Norwich Hospital opened.
The citizens of Norfolk had felt the need for a hospital in Norwich for many years...

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1906
Norwich, a city and parliamentary and county borough of England, within the territorial limits of...Read MORE...


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