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Most of the population still relied on agriculture, even if they were not themselves the landowner or the farmer. As farmers got less money for their crops, they could not pay the wartime levels of land rents, and also tried to reduce their production costs by reducing farm workers' wages.
Agricultural depression meant misery and economic Depression on a wide scale. Landowners needed to maximise their efficiency in the face of falling prices, and it would be the common users who would have to give way.
This new round of land enclosure would put further pressure on the rural poor, and alter the landscape of the countryside for ever. The enclosure of the remaining open fields around Bury St Edmunds would be completed over the next two years.
The company assets included the Wharf at Fornham, located just downstream of the site of Babwell Priory. Records survive of a survey made by Thomas Warren of the buildings located at the Fornham Wharf at this time.
Most of the space was taken up by coal yards in various hands. Plot 1 was occupied by a Mr Lee. The carpenter's workshop was for work to be undertaken on repairs to barges and canal stock. Probably this low rental implies that Ridley had paid for the building to be erected, and in effect this was just a site rent.
In addition there were two new cottages for Sir Thomas Cullum's labourers which were not yet occupied. The malt house, which still stands today in a derelict state, was not added until He replaced the undershot wheel with a very large breastshot wheel of wood and iron, which also meant that he had to raise the banks of the millpool to bring the water level up to breastwheel height, giving a 10 feet fall.
The work would be completed in Britain's last Frost Fair was held on the frozen River Thames, where the ice around Blackfriars Bridge was thick enough to bear the weight of an elephant. Winter temperatures were to remain below freezing for extended periods every winter until In May the Napoleonic War was ended by a peace treaty.
The stations of the Yarmouth naval telegraph line set up in were rapidly sold off. This included the Telegraph station on Telegraph Road in Icklingham. To celebrate the ending of the war the theme for the Bury Festival was the burning of Napoleon's effigy. The picture shows the notice giving details of the sports for the Bury Festival on 17th June It lists the old style races - the'Jingle race' and pig hunt.
The prizes on offer were pairs of shoes; a copper kettle; saddle; hat; and money. The day ended with a bonfire and the burning of an effigy of Bonaparte.
Bury was to remain the depot of the 4th Troop. For the poor, education was a hit and miss affair. Often a local tradesman or an ex-soldier, would be licensed by the Bishop to teach children in his home. At Chedburgh the Marquess of Bristol built a school for Jonathan Cooper, probably a former soldier, to use for his classes.
Other places might rely on the rector or his wife to teach basic literacy. Some parents could not afford the small fees, and in any case children were often needed to work to earn money. For some, Sunday School at the church was the only education available to children.Need help writing a critical analysis essay?
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