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The town reeves of Bungay 1725-1986

Harris, John

The town reeves of Bungay 1725-1986

a study of a unique and ancient office and those who have occupied it

by Harris, John

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Published by Roseland in King"s Lynn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Local officials and employees -- England -- Bungay (Suffolk) -- History.,
  • Bungay (Suffolk) -- Politics and government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography and index.

    Statementby John Harris.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJS3425
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(80)p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15333390M
    ISBN 100948973005
    OCLC/WorldCa14241547

    The Town Reeve’s Ball, as part of the Bungay Festival, is one of the highlights of the summer social calendar in north Suffolk which raised money for charities and good causes and this week. The town continued to prosper throughout the mediaeval period with its extensive river trade, agriculture, and cloth and leather industries. Despite suffering the Black Death, an attack by the notorious Black Dog, and the 'Great Fire' of , Bungay Reviews: 3.

    The English town of Bungay reportedly dates back to to the year , but even earlier, in , Bungay Castle was the scene of historic strife. Ancient records say the castle was seized in that year by King Steven, after a bitter struggle, and later was taken by Henry XI. The town of Bungay . Responsibility for the castle remains later passed from the Bungay Town Trust to the Bungay Castle Trust, and the site was gifted to the town by the Duke of Norfolk in In , the Trust acquired land to the west of the castle remains which previously had formed the castle’s inner bailey. Books and journals Braun, H, Bungay .

    The vast movement of people that followed the Norman Conquest of England of brought the Bungay family name to the British Isles. They lived in Suffolk at Bungay, a market town that dates back to the Domesday Book . Stephen Bungay is the author of The Art of Action ( avg rating, ratings, 36 reviews, published ), The Most Dangerous Enemy ( avg rating, /5().


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The town reeves of Bungay 1725-1986 by Harris, John Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. The town reeves of Bungay a study of a unique and ancient office and those who have occupied it. [John Harris]. The earliest surviving record of a Town Reeve in Bungay, William Brooke, appears in the St. Mary’s Churchwardens’ Book innow in the Suffolk Record Office.

A complete series of Town Reeve biographies from tocompiled from account books, has been published and is on sale in the town. The Town Reeves of Bungay. 2 nd edition. This fascinating book gives a brief biography and, where available, a photograph of every Town Reeve from to It is particularly interesting to those whose ancestors lived in Bungay and may themselves have been Reeves.

The Black Dog of Bungay" is a fascinating exploration of the passage of time and how it affects the life of a small Suffolk market town. The book takes the reader on a journey which begins /5(5). The Town Reeves of Bungay The first Town Reeve known by name is William Brooke, who is mentioned in the St.

Mary's Churchwardens' account books in A series of Town Reeve's books was kept from at leastbut have disappeared, and now the earliest records of the Reeve's. The small market town of Bungay, situated close to the River Waveney on the Norfolk-Suffolk border, has been continuously settled by Iron Age, Roman and Saxon communities.

The town achieved. “We are the only town left which still has a reeve. It is very special and Bungay is very special.” The Town Reeve heads Bungay Town Trust, which is made up of feoffees (trustees). Mr Gaffney was. There are Port Reeves and Fen Reeves still existing with some authority over their ports or fens, but we do not know of any other Town Reeve, and it was interesting to find here when we called (in ) that for the first time on record the Town Reeve of Bungay.

About this Item: Roseland / Morrow, Bungay, Suffolk, Soft cover. Condition: Good. A study of the people holding this ancient civic office in the town of Bungay, Suffolk, England.

In tidy condition with a gifting dedication on the first page. Includes the addenda covering- & - 80 p. Book. Bungay guide A market town with scenic walking, good shopping and historic buildings.

Check out our handy ‘know before you go’ guide to make your visit a huge success!. The market town of Bungay. Related products. The British Essayists; with Prefaces, Biographical, Historical, and Critical.

Vol. £ Add to basket The Town Reeves of Bungay £ Add to basket Ernest in. Bungay (/ ˈ b ʌ ŋ ɡ i /) is a market town, civil parish and electoral ward in the English county of Suffolk.

It lies in the Waveney valley, miles (9 km) west of Beccles on the edge of The Broads, and at the. The earliest surviving record of a Town Reeve in Bungay, William Brooke, appears in the St. Mary’s Churchwarden’s Book innow in the Suffolk Record Office.

The Town Reeve today is. The Town Reeves of Bungay A Study of a Unique and Ancient Office and Those Who Have Occupied it Harris, John Published by Morrow & Co., Bungay (). Appears in books from Page - Backe and syde go bare, go bare, Booth foote and hand go colde, But belly, God send thee good ale ynoughe Whether it be new or olde.

Appears in 91 books. (i) The Town Reeves of BungayJohn Harris, Roseland Publishing, The important office of ‘Town Reeve’, originally a kind of magistrate, dates from Anglo-Saxon times and is believed to be unique to Bungay.

Herbert George Wells was, in reputational terms, his own worst enemy. He was prolific: 51 novels, dozens of works of non-fiction, scores of short stories and countless newspaper articles.

However. Bungay is divided into two districts, called Bungay Burgh, and Bungay Boyscott, meaning the town and hamlet, without any reference to the two parishes.

The taxes upon these divisions have long been. PHASE 2 JUST RELEASED. Park-side Townhouses for Sale IN Victoria, BC. The Reeve is a stunning collection of townhouses for sale in Victoria, BC. Tucked away in a quiet park-side setting in the Royal.

The Market Place c, Bungay Ref. B Reynolds Grocery Store, Old Market PlaceBungay Ref. BY St Mary's Street c, Bungay Ref. First book A Straunge & Terryble Wunder – The Story of the Black Dog of Bungay came out in It was followed by 15 more on local history (including the recent Secret Bungay).

Now, a degree .Mr Went, 52, was born in Bungay and has long been entrenched in the local community. He previously held the title of Town Reeve in and served as Mayor in Mr Went said: “It is a great honour .Bungay is a beautiful historic market town, in the heart of the Waveney Valley, with roots that can be traced back to Roman times.

Nestling within a wide meander of the river Waveney, which forms the border between Norfolk and Suffolk, Bungay .