Dating 19th century photographs hats
By 1903 a further 10 kilowatts capacity would be added, and further extensions would be carried out in 19.
The site of the electricity undertaking is nowadays a car park, and Prospect Row is the road off King's Road which in the year 2002 was the major access road to the whole Cattle Market car park site.
The White Lion on the corner of Short Brackland was removed to make way for the Cornhill Walk shopping development. This very long established inn stood on the Cornhill at the top of St Johns Street.
Like the White Lion nearby it was not a coaching inn, but was a major Carrier's House because it was next to the Great Market.
Walter Greene, the Chairman of Greene King, was one of the country's super rich at this time.
He received around £18,000 a year from dividends from the Brewery, and had just been made a baronet in 1900.
Water mills along the river were finding it hard to compete with newer steam driven roller mills.
Bury Market on Wednesday and Saturday were important days for country folk to come to town to sell or buy produce.
Its yard in Brentgovel Street still saw up to 16 wagons pull in from the villages on market day mornings.
Not surprisingly, it was also used by carriers coming to and from the market.
Things had not being going well in South Africa since Mafeking had been under siege since 13th October 1899, the day after the independent Boer Republic declared war.
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1907 Two cinemas 1909 Flooding 1912 The Great War, Mons 1914 Trenches, air raid, Gallipoli 1915 Egypt, drafting, Somme 1916 Ypres, USA enters war 1917 Victory, Women get vote 1918 Flu, Flax factory 1919 Agriculture in decline 1921 Sugar Beet factory 1924 Madam Mayor 1927 Tithe Wars 1931 Culford Estate sold off 1934 Westley Airfield, ARP 1938 Sutton Hoo and War 1939 Dunkirk 1940 Holderness Road bomb 1941 Lakenheath built, Singapore 1942 Flying Forts arrive 1943 Invasion, V1's retaliate 1944 Germany in ruins, VE VJ 1945 Foot of Page The First Battalion of the Suffolk Regiment was in England when the South Africa War broke out in October 1899, and was mobilised and sent to the Cape.