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liaving a free and unolistiucted view of the German in 1505, by Sir Bartholomew Rede, goldsmith, and
Ocean. Vaiious inlprovement^ haie been effected of citizen of London, has subsequently been re-endowed
late years; imd the iiilialiit^nts, iti order to affoid by the Goldsmiths' Company uith additional funds,
their visiters every amusement in their power, have ' and a large school-room has been erected: a tree
established regattas, halls and other entertaiimietits, ' school for girls has also been established, and is siip-
which are well attended — more es|)eciallv the rt-aattas, ; ported by voluntary snbscriiitious. Adjoining Cromer
when the beach presents a lively and animated scene. 1 in a beautifully wooded park, stands ' Felbiigg-hair
The Cromer cliffs are bold and iirecipitous, and inter j the seat of INIrs. A'indbam. ' Cromer-hall,' in the
sectedin various directions, by convenient pathslea'ling 1 vicinity, is a fine modern mansion, erected bythe late
to the beach : there is likewise a jetty, which, at high : Geoige Thomas Wyndham, Esq There are also several
water, forms a deliuhtful promenade. At a short dis- j very handsome houses in the neighbourhood, inhabited
tancetothe cast of the town, stands the liuhthouse, ! only during the bathing season. Cromei had once a
serving also as a conspicuous landmark by day : and } weekly market, which has ceased to be held fur many
between Cromer and Yarmouth are no fewer th^n three years, but the town is well supplied with all soits of
others — this being a very dangerous part of the coast. ; agricultural produce daily, and abundantly with fish.
A life -boat, and Captain Manby's apparatus for the A fair is held on the Monday and Tuesday in Wliitsun-
preservation of shipwrecked jjersons, are in constant \ week. Population of Cronit-r parish in 1831, 1,232 and
readiness. Large quantities of fine fish are caught in 1841, 1 240.

POST OFFICE^ Chu I ch street, Thomas Collison, fo,«^ jl/ffi/pr. — Letters from all parts arrive (from
Norwich), every mnming at half-past nine, and are despatched thereto at four in the afternoon.



NOBILITY, GENTRY AND
CLERGY.

Baring Mrs. — , Cromer Hall
Birkbeck Heniy, Esq , Cromer
Earle Mr. Charles, surgeon, Cromer
Fitch Rev. Fredeiick, Cromer
JNlorris Mrs. — , Coliie House
Pointer Mi^s Snsan,Ho



Online LibraryI. (Isaac) SlaterSlater's royal national and commercial directory and topography of the counties of Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, Huntingdonshire, Norfolk, Oxfordshire, and Suffolk : comprising classi → online text (page 52 of 131)