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Norwich Heart, Heritage Economic & Regeneration Trust

Research Centre

Welcome to HEART's Research Centre. The following articles are written by our volunteers about a wide variety of topics related to Norwich's heritage.

If you are interested in researching and writing an article for us, please contact Nick Williams,, 01603 599572.

Norwich HEART is grateful for permission to use images from George Plunkett's Photographs of Old Norwich (, Norfolk Museums and Archaeology Service (NMAS) & Picture Norfolk.


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Abigail, Private John Henry   |   Agricultural Hall   |   All Saints Green   |   Ashford, Daisy



Barnards   |   Barrack Street   |   The Bethel Hospital   |   Bianchi, Giovanni   |   Bignold, Samuel   |   The Bigods

Bishops of Norwich in the Nineteenth Century   |   Bluelight, Billy   |   Bonds   |   Borrow, George   |   Boulton and Paul

Brettingham, Matthew   |   Brewing in Norwich   |   The Bridewell   |   The Briton's Arms   |   Browne, Thomas

Bullard and Sons   |   Bullard, Harry



Caleys   |   Carrow Priory   |   Cathedral of St John the Baptist   |   Cavell, Edith   |   Chamberlins   |   Chapman, Mary

The Cinema in Norwich   |   The Circus in Nineteenth Century Norwich   |   City Station   |   Civil Defence in Norwich

Coffee Houses in Norwich   |   Colman, Jeremiah James   |   The Costessey Gyle   |   Cowgate Street to Whitefriars

Curls of Norwich



Dakin, W H   |   Doughty's Hospital   |   Dragon Hall   |   Drummond, Thomas



Earlham Road Cemetary   |   Erpingham, Sir Thomas



Father Ignatius   |   The Forum   |   Fox, Joel   |   The Friars in Medieval Norwich   |   Friends Meeting House

Fry, Elizabeth   |   F W Harmer



Geological Norwich   |   The Gildencroft   |   Gildencroft Meeting House and Burial Ground   |   Gladman's Rising

Glover, Sarah   |   The Great Hospital   |   Green, Revd Samuel Leighton   |   Guader, Ralph   |   The Guildhall

The Gurney Family and Banking in Norwich   |   Gurney, Richard Hanbury



Hardwick House   |   Heigham Hall   |   Heigham Retreat   |   Herbert de Losinga   |   Hills and Underwood

The Hippie Invasion   |   History of the Norwich Quakers   |   Housing in Norwich   |   Howard, Henry   |   Howard House

Howlett and White   |   Hubbard, Armiger Watts   |   Hunt, John



Ivory, Thomas



James Southall and Company   |   Jarrold, John   |   Jews in Norwich   |   Jewson, Dorothy

John Copeman and Son   |   John Youngs Builders



Kemp, Will   |   Kempe, Margery   |   Kerrison, George "Dodger"   |   Kett's Rebellion



Laurence Scott and Electrometers



Mace, Jem   |   The Magdalen Street Flyover   |   Mann Egerton   |   The Military in Norwich   |   Monck, Nugent

Monuments in Norwich Churches   |   Mousehold Heath



Newspapers in Norwich   |   Nonconformity in Norwich   |   The Norfolk and Norwich Subscription Library

Norfolk House   |   Norwich and Norwich Union   |   Norwich at War   |   Norwich Cathedral   |   Norwich City Football Club

Norwich City Hall   |   Norwich Composers   |   Norwich Composers 2   |   Norwich Composers 3

Norwich Fire Brigade   |   The Norwich Hippodrome   |   Norwich in the Civil War   |   Norwich Pubs

Norwich Railway Station   |   Norwich Re-sculpted   |   Norwich's Italian Community   |   Norwich's Labour Churches

Norwich's Pleasure Gardens   |   The Noverre Family and the Assembly Rooms



The Old Meeting House   |   Opie, Amelia



Panks Engineers   |   Peter the Wild Boy   |   Peto, Samuel Morton   |   Pettus, John   |   Plantation Gardens

The Pre-Raphaelites at Norwich Castle Museum   |   Pull, John



R J Read Ltd   |   Riddled with Tunnels   |   Roberts, George   |   Rosary Cemetary   |   The Royal Hotel

Rumsey Wells



Samson and Hercules House   |   Short, Obadiah   |   Skipper, George   |   Stanley, Bishop Edward

Steward, Augustine   |   The Strangers   |   Suckling House and Stuart Hall   |   Suckling, Robert

Swish, Rattle and Clang



Taylor, William   |   Theatre Royal   |   Tinkler, Robert   |   Toppes, Robert



When Things Sink   |   White, George   |   Wilde, George   |   The Wilderness Pleasure Gardens

Willow Lane Chapel   |   Witard, Herbert   |   Women and Lollardy in Norwich




At Leisure in Norwich   |   Churches and Creeds   |   Cultural Superlatives

Industrial Innovation   |   The Merchant's Heritage   |   Social Innovation

Subterranean Norwich   |   Walls, Rivers and Streets   |   Who's Who   |   Links