The Picture of Yarmouth: Being a ... History ... of ... that Borough ...

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Page 200 - ... every person so offending shall for every such offence forfeit and pay any sum not exceeding five pounds.
Page 177 - That part of the island we had landed on was a narrow ridge, not above a musket-shot across, bounded on one side by the sea, and on the other by a creek, extending upwards of a mile inland, and nearly communicating with the sea at its head.
Page 233 - ... occur of a single boat bringing into the roads at one time fourteen to sixteen lasts. As soon as the herrings are brought on shore, they are carried to the fish-offices, where they are salted and laid in heaps on the floors, about two feet deep ; after they have continued in this situation about fifty hours, the salt is washed from them by putting them into baskets and plunging them in water ; thence they are carried to an adjoining apartment, where, after being pierced through the gills by small...
Page 66 - HARK ! fr.om the tombs a doleful sound ! My ears attend the cry ; " Ye living men, come view the ground, Where you must shortly lie. 2 " Princes, this clay must be your bed, In spite of all your towers ; The tall, the wise, the reverend head Must lie as low as ours.
Page 112 - And *• -" afterwards, when the nation had been accustomed to it for a series of years, the succeeding champions of liberty boldly and openly declared, " the impost of excise to be the most easy and indifferent levy that could be laid upon the people;" (n) and accordingly continued it during the whole usurpation.
Page xi - King Henry III., upon the petition of the burgesses of Yarmouth, granted by his letters patent licence to enclose the town with a wall and moat, to be a place of, security and defence against invasions of foreign enemies ; it being as it •were, the key or principal entrance into the counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, and...
Page 233 - ... two or three nights longer, salting the fish as they are caught, till they have obtained a considerable quantity, when they bring them into the roads, where they are landed and lodged in the fish houses. Sometimes, when the quantity of fish is very small, they will continue on the fishing-ground a week or ten days ; but, in general, they bring them in every two or three days, and sometimes oftener, especially when...
Page 137 - Ibid. 43. An Act for effecting an Exchange between the Mayor, Aldermen, and Burgesses of the Borough of Great Yarmouth in the County of Norfolk and the Trustees of a Charity in the said Borough called
Page v - Pancirollus, 1593, it appears, that the commander of the Stablesian horse, under the count of the Saxon shore, in Britain, was stationed at a place called Garianonum...
Page 48 - Wames, clerk, rector of Lammas with Great and Little Hautboys, for his liberal donation of an estate at Thrigby, to the corporation for the use of the poor of this town for ever. He departed this life the 27th December, 1700, aged eighty-seven years, and lies interred in the church of Thrigby.

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