I still do not know if Jonathan/John Morris was William’s real father. Marriage licence bonds for the Archdeaconry of Norfolk, 1704-1886, and for the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Norwich Cathedral, 1705-1860, have recently been indexed by a group of dedicated Norfolk Record Office volunteers. Which makes it all the harder to understand why my own great-great grandfather, Anna Maria’s father John Buttolph, (1808-1881) was listed as an agricultural labourer on various censuses yet his father, William Buttolph (1785-1871) listed in censuses as a farmer with 125 acres employing 6 men and 1 boy and who later was described in his will as a ‘gentleman’ Was John one of those 6 men? (Norfolk Record Office, PD 66/1) In some ways, this isolation would be even more difficult than today: the house would, of course, have no fridge or freezer to preserve food – and no running water. Coleridge-Taylor’s life was tragically short. Our main duties are to preserve Government records and to set standards in information management and re-use. Address: The Norfolk Record Office The Archive Centre Martineau Lane Norwich NR1 2DQ. The work was internationally acclaimed, touring three times in the United States despite the black community’s ongoing battle against racism. Across the world, heritage organisations have been carefully stockpiling equipment, spare parts, service manuals and other accessories that have been or shortly will be discontinued, and ensuring the retention of maintenance and operational skills. It is likely that future viewers and listeners will access audio heritage in a purely digital environment, and so it is important that audio archives are digitised for both preservation purposes as well as for ensuring that they are compatible with modern technology to allow for public access. Phone Number: 01603 222599. Fax Number: 01603 761885. You can also order up to four documents in advance, at least one working day before your visit. I have no idea of when he was born but he left a will so I was able to prove the line of descent. He was a man known for many things but above all else, he was a Dereham man. Coleridge-Taylor continued to work prolifically to support his family, composing and conducting, and teaching at institutions including the Trinity College of Music (1903), and Crystal Palace School of Art and Music (1905). Among the millions of original and unique documents we hold are many relating to WW1, like personal diaries written by different people involved in WW1 in many different ways. Strays – Norfolk people recorded out of the county. The informant at her death was none other than Jonathan/John Morris of the same address as the 1891 census entry for Horwich. There my search stalled until a few years later when a photograph of my grandfather appeared in a family history magazine together with a brief outline of my quandary. What was it like to live in Norfolk during the Second World War? I remembered then that Anna Maria Buttolph was one of those remaining unaccounted for, her father being a John Buttolph of The Lizard in Wymondham, an agricultural labourer. The work was internationally acclaimed, touring three times in the United States despite the black community’s ongoing battle against racism. He was a man known for many things but above all else, he was a Dereham man. Yet still I could find no birth certificate for William under the name of Palmer. I was then left with about six about whom I knew nothing. On 1st September 1912 he died of pneumonia at the age of 37. Founded by UNESCO in 2005, World Day for Audiovisual Heritage (WDAVH) is an international day with the aim of celebrating audiovisual heritage documents and raising awareness of current risks that jeopardise their long-term preservation. Another risk that threatens audiovisual documents is the physical decay of the carrier. He was buried on 2 November 1841 in the churchyard at Aylsham. It was only many years later that I discovered I had links with largely rural Norfolk. Surrounded by blooming musical talent, many of Coleridge-Taylor’s early concerts took place at the Royal College of Music and featured instrumental performances from his fellows, including the composers Gustav Holst and Ralph Vaughan Williams. The only clue I had to his origin was a reference to him in the 1891 census for Horwich, Lancashire. We cannot assume that the Golden and Mary were not able to sign their names, especially as another of the entries on the page contains a cross in place of a signature. Amongst the millions of documents held at the Norfolk Record Office (NRO), those connected with probate provide an insight into the homes and workplaces of the county’s citizens. Briefly, I had never been able to find a birth certificate for my maternal grandfather, William Morris, who had been killed at Gallipoli in 1915. We enjoy a comedy name at the Norfolk Record Office. To find out more information about what is happening in Unlocking Our Sound Heritage hubs around the country, visit the British Library Sound Heritage Twitter page: @BLSoundHeritage. The piece was inspired by a poem The Song of Hiawatha written by Henry Longfellow, which relates the fictional tale of an Ojibwe warrior named Hiawatha and the tragedy of his love for Minnehaha, a Dakota woman. These extract of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast are from the Norfolk Record Office sound archives and have been digitally preserved through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage audio preservation project. A bit more digging in the parish registers revealed the baptism of Golden Balls senior, also in Aylsham, on 26 September 1813, to parents John and Maria Balls. Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast was a step away from heavily serious or religious choral works, instead combining light tuneful melodies with adventurous narrative, and exotic costumes of feathers and animal skins which captured the public imagination. Like my search for William’s birth certificate, neither could I find a marriage of a Jonathan Morris to Hannah Maria. Sir John Fenn was a man most notably known for his publication of the Paston Letters. A wild card search enabled me to find a John Morris born Abergele 1845 living in Wymondham together with Anna Maria Palmer and young William, listed as Palmer. a disc or magnetic audio tape) is paramount to the preservation of the recording, and poor handling, poorly maintained equipment or poor storage can result in irreversible damage. Check our opening times.. Email. That alone would have been an expensive item which is a clear indication that the Buttolphs weren’t ‘without a bob or two’ as they say in Lancashire! As yeoman farmers, with considerable lands, they often left what would have been considerable sums of money. The baptism register shows his date of birth as 12 April 1836, and he was baptised the following month on 8 May. When I first started doing my family history many years ago, I wasn’t surprised to find that most of my ancestors had gravitated to the heavily-industrialised area of Salford and then to the Bolton area of Lancashire where I was born. This blog focuses on his life in (East) Dereham and Norfolk. This blog focuses on his life in (East) Dereham and Norfolk. Coleridge-Taylor’s talents were clear and well nurtured, and in the face of racial prejudice he was defended by those around him: when overhearing a racial insult towards Coleridge-Taylor from a fellow student, tutor Charles Stanford declared that Coleridge-Taylor had “more music in his little finger” than the other student had in “his whole body”. We’d love to hear them in the comments! Opening times and location of the Norfolk Record Office, plus information on group and school visits, using its searchroom and its sound archive Alice bequeaths her soul to ‘Almytghtie god And to our blissed ladye sainte Marye and to all the gloryous companye of heaven’, firmly Catholic sentiments which would have been heavily suppressed in her lifetime during the reign of Protestant King Edward VI [1547-1553] However, Catholicism was restored as the state religion during Mary’s reign and it seems still tolerated in the early days of Protestant Elizabeth’s reign. Each year we welcome a new group of research bloggers who carry out research and write articles for the blog. These two subsequent works however, did not receive the same acclaim and were criticised by former champions of his work including August Jaeger and Edward Elgar. Each format therefore has a finite window of time in which it will be able to be played, as the playback equipment becomes increasingly more difficult to obtain, maintain, or repair. Telephone. In this blog, I would like to share the adventures of the ‘eccentric female explorer (s)’, who became ‘a Victorian icon of adventurous travel’ (Wagner, Travel, 175). Through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage audio preservation project, a recording of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast performed at the 28th Aldeburgh Festival in 1975 has recently been digitally preserved at Norfolk Record Office. After two years, he changed his direction of study to composition, and under the guidance of Charles Stanford (one of the founding professors of the Royal College of Music), began to develop as a skilful composer. Those who were ‘flaunting conventions and encountering the extraordinary’ (Wagner, Travel, 176), are admirable, and I would like to introduce a couple of these fascinating women, their pursuits and their travel writing. In the 1841 census, the family were recorded as living on ‘Millgate Street East’ in Aylsham, which maps show to be close to the River Bure, where Golden senior was again recorded as a Boat Builder. Coleridge-Taylor continued to work prolifically to support his family, composing and conducting, and teaching at institutions including the Trinity College of Music (1903), and Crystal Palace School of Art and Music (1905). His son Thomas mentions his will being drawn up in ‘the tenth year of the reign of our beloved Soverign Lady Queen Anne’ and, invaluably, gives the names of his grandchildren in his will, thus proving relationships. At the moment it only contains the catalogue of the King's Lynn Borough Archives together with images of some of the original manuscripts held at King's Lynn. Long before this became the nickname of a very famous footballer, Aylsham in Norfolk was home to two generations of Golden Balls. Some met prominent figures, for example,  Marianne North met Charles Darwin and attended a dinner at The White House (though she had been mistaken for the PM’s daughter!). That alone would have been an expensive item which is a clear indication that the Buttolphs weren’t ‘without a bob or two’ as they say in Lancashire! The first version of Coleridge-Taylor’s final commission, Violin Concerto, is believed to have been lost in the same year as his death, when it went down with the RMS Titanic on its way to the US premiere. These formats vary not only in the materials that they are made from, but also in the playback equipment that they each require. Another risk that threatens audiovisual documents is the physical decay of the carrier. Coleridge-Taylor won the Lesley Alexander composition prize two years running (1895 and 1896). Then finally, the last piece of the puzzle was the marriage of John Balls and Maria (on 4 December 1810 in Colby, a few miles north of Aylsham) which revealed her maiden name to be… Golden! Norfolk Record Office. However, the relative freedom we would usually have had nowadays would have seemed quite the enigma to England’s Nineteenth-Century women, from whom the ‘public sphere’ was already cut off. “Only ignorant fools think that because one likes sugar, one cannot like salt” Marianne North, Recollections of a Happy Life. Preventative conservation measures must be put in place to monitor and delay the decomposition of the original carrier, and the most high-risk cases must be prioritised for digital preservation to ensure that the audiovisual content is transferred from the jeopardised carrier. In 1898 Coleridge-Taylor composed what would become his most renowned work, Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. This was run by the City of Norwich, but it had accepted deposits and donations of records relating to the whole of Norfolk since at least the 1930s. Welcome to the Norfolk Record Office Facebook page. The burial register does not record the cause of death, and to find that out, we’d need to obtain a copy of the death certificate. And what a joy these have been from a historical point of view! Audiovisual documents include moving image, such as films and television programmes, and recorded sound, such as radio programmes, music, oral history interviews, and recordings of nature. It is thought that Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was named after the famous poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge, and from the age of five Coleridge-Taylor showed his own artistic talents when starting to learn the violin. Today, the most practical means of making a sound recording available to members of the public is via a digital copy of the original, listened to either in-situ at a heritage organisation or online. Through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage audio preservation project, a recording of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast performed at the 28 th Aldeburgh Festival in 1975 has recently been digitally preserved at Norfolk Record Office. Norfolk County Public Records. NRO blog The NRO blog highlights what's happening at the Archive Centre and other venues around Norfolk. Golden, the son of Golden and Mary Ann Balls was born, and baptised as a Primitive Methodist in Aylsham in 1836. The NRO searchroom will be open from Tuesday to Friday. But where did the name Golden Balls come from, I hear you ask? But one of our all-time favourites is Golden Balls! Golden, the son of Golden and Mary Ann Balls was born, and baptised as a Primitive Methodist in Aylsham in 1836. The will of Alice Spratt, widow, of Eccles against the Sea, John Fenn – A Dereham Man: The Diaries of Sir John Fenn, 1786-1794, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor: a British musical prodigy. There are also articles written by staff, volunteers and research bloggers based on the archives we hold, plus information on projects and school visits. The only clue I had to his origin was a reference to him in the 1891 census for Horwich, Lancashire. It is estimated that there is a ten to fifteen-year window for safeguarding at risk sound recordings before irremediable loss occurs due to the obsolescence of playback equipment. Have you discovered any funny names while carrying out your research? I have been able to trace back through the generations to a Stephen Buttolph who died in 1676. These formats vary not only in the materials that they are made from, but also in the playback equipment that they each require. This was just five months before London goes up in flames and Norwich is … If so, this session is for you. His father was listed as Jonathan Morris born in Abergele, Wales in 1845, his mother as Hannah Maria Morris born in Wymondham in 1843 and William himself born in Hull, Yorkshire in 1875. The writing too, particularly the earlier wills, was hard to decipher with ‘s’ and ‘f’ often looking the same. In fact, from the ten entries in total on the page, only three contain signatures of parents. Norfolk Record Office The Archive Centre In this video, Cataloguing Manager Helen Busby shares extracts from one of her favourite collections, the audio archives of the British Antarctic Survey: So far, Unlocking Our Sound Heritage nationwide has digitally preserved over 200,000 rare and at-risk sound recordings. Women like Norfolk’s Margaret Fountaine travelled ‘in search of adventure, out of necessity, for health reasons, and to contribute to a growing market for publications on ethnography, geography, botany, or zoology’ (Wagner, Travel, 175), sometimes benefitting from a ‘temporary male status’ (Wagner, Travel, 179). Audiovisual documents include moving image, such as films and television programmes, and recorded sound, such as radio programmes, music, oral history interviews, and recordings of nature. Just click on a link 10 minutes before the start time and you will be admitted to a virtual lobby ready to listen to… It would appear that she and Jonathan had gone to visit her family, still living at The Lizard, but had died suddenly of a brain haemorrhage. Our new series of History Talks include a 20 minute talk followed by the chance to ask questions. Taken from documents held at the Norfolk Record Office, NRO, MC 525/1. In 1975 Coleridge-Taylor became the first black recipient of a blue heritage plaque, which was erected on his former home at 30 Dagnall Park, South Norwood. Then finally, the last piece of the puzzle was the marriage of John Balls and Maria (on 4 December 1810 in Colby, a few miles north of Aylsham) which revealed her maiden name to be… Golden! 1.8K likes. Stephen Buttolph’s will (Ref: ANF will register, 1676, folio 276, no 153) for instance, mentions being written in ‘this three and twenty (year) of the reign of our Sovereign Lord King Charles 1671’. We’d love to hear them in the comments! From the 1851 census records for Wymondham, I produced a list of about 15 Hannah/Anna Marias and either ‘married’ them off or ‘buried’ them. The protection of the carrier (e.g. The official YouTube channel for the Norfolk Record Office! Much of it is written in legalese which does take some understanding but I soon became used to reading of ‘messuages, hereditaments, lands and tenements’. Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast continued to be hugely popular after Coleridge-Taylor’s death, with ten seasons of a large costumed ballet version running at the Royal Albert Hall between 1928 and 1939. We enjoy a comedy name at the Norfolk Record Office. They are excerpts from a recording of a broadcast of a 1975 performance at the 28th Aldeburgh Festival, performed by the Aldeburgh Festival Singers and English Chamber Orchestra at the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk. Born in the parish of St Michael-le-Querne, Cheapside, London, on 19 November (until recently, 19 … A bit more digging in the parish registers revealed the baptism of Golden Balls senior, also in Aylsham, on 26 September 1813, to parents John and Maria Balls. Audiences flocked to see the spectacular large-scale performances, attending in fancy dress of feathers and bows and arrows, and joining in with the better-known numbers. The audio archive holdings are checked for any signs of natural decay, and occasionally specialist treatment must be carried out to stabilise at-risk sound carriers. These new records span more than 500 years (1464 to 1993) of Norfolk history and add more than 500 new parishes to Findmypast’s existing Norfolk collection. Much of it is written in legalese which does take some understanding but I soon became used to reading of ‘messuages, hereditaments, lands and tenements’. From Wednesday 2 December, the Norfolk Record Office will re-open. Manors – from copies held in our collection or preserved for us at the Norfolk Record office. The informant at her death was none other than Jonathan/John Morris of the same address as the 1891 census entry for Horwich. There my search stalled until a few years later when a photograph of my grandfather appeared in a family history magazine together with a brief outline of my quandary. Norfolk Department of Public Health Vital Records offers a wide range of services to customers. His musical gift quickly became apparent, and when he turned fifteen, he was accepted into the Royal College of Music initially as a violinist. Audio formats such as magnetic audio tape require different optimum conditions for long term preservation to that of paper or parchment, and so having a separate store allows for the relative temperature and humidity levels to be maintained at a different level to those of the main strong rooms. However, despite his success and fame, his private life was not exempt from racial harassment, both himself and his family being targets of racial abuse. And what a joy these have been from a historical point of view! Those who were ‘flaunting conventions and encountering the extraordinary’ (Wagner, Travel, 176), are admirable, and I would like to introduce a couple of these fascinating women, their pursuits and their travel writing. Which makes it all the harder to understand why my own great-great grandfather, Anna Maria’s father John Buttolph, (1808-1881) was listed as an agricultural labourer on various censuses yet his father, William Buttolph (1785-1871) listed in censuses as a farmer with 125 acres employing 6 men and 1 boy and who later was described in his will as a ‘gentleman’ Was John one of those 6 men? The writing too, particularly the earlier wills, was hard to decipher with ‘s’ and ‘f’ often looking the same. Revered as one of Britain’s greatest black composers, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is most remembered for his choral masterpiece Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. Sir John Fenn was a man most notably known for his publication of the Paston Letters. Revered as one of Britain’s greatest black composers, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor is most remembered for his choral masterpiece Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast. For example, magnetic audiotape is prone to a natural deterioration of the binders (the glue) that holds the magnetisable oxide particles to the tape. Word began to spread of the talented young composer. No login is required for public access to the catalogue and the images. Twins called Lemon and Orange Pitcher who were born in Great Melton, Cinnamon Man from Thompson and Snow Frost of Little Walsingham, to name but a few. The protection of the carrier (e.g. 1 post published by cbolsterNRO during December 2020. Norfolk Record Office Exhibition Guide 1 Sir Thomas Browne of Norwich Chronology of the life of Thomas Browne, Norwich physician and philosopher, 1605-1682 1605 . They are excerpts from a recording of a broadcast of a 1975 performance at the 28th Aldeburgh Festival, performed by the Aldeburgh Festival Singers and English Chamber Orchestra at the Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk. These extract of Hiawatha’s Wedding Feast are from the Norfolk Record Office sound archives and have been digitally preserved through the Unlocking Our Sound Heritage audio preservation project. It was interesting to note that John’s occupation was recorded as ‘Waterman’, a person who navigated a boat carrying fare-paying passengers. Each talk is shown live twice during the day, at 1pm and 7pm. Public Records Search. Norwich Death returns from 1894. The Norfolk Record Office is where the archives and records of the county are looked after and made accessible to the public. Taken from documents held at the Norfolk Record Office, NRO, MC 525/1. The results of profiling digital records with DROID are published on the ‘Digital Archiving at the University of York’ blog. However, despite being a pivotal work in Coleridge-Taylor’s career, the piece did not lead him to financial prosperity. But his eight engagement diaries, spanning 1786 to 1794 tell us so much more than that about this Georgian gentleman. It is likely that future viewers and listeners will access audio heritage in a purely digital environment, and so it is important that audio archives are digitised for both preservation purposes as well as for ensuring that they are compatible with modern technology to allow for public access. The will of Alice Spratt [1] dated January 11th 1558/1559 [2] clearly shows counter-Reformation tendencies despite the fact that Catholic Queen Mary had died in the previous November and her younger sister Elizabeth now sat on the throne. Unlike printed or handwritten text which may remain fully human-readable even when damaged, damage to audio recordings will result in a loss of information such as a glitch or skipped track, or in a worst case scenario the recording being totally unreadable by playback equipment. On October 27th, heritage organisations across the world will join in celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. On October 27th, heritage organisations across the world will join in celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage. From the 1851 census records for Wymondham, I produced a list of about 15 Hannah/Anna Marias and either ‘married’ them off or ‘buried’ them. The death certificate, when it came, proved beyond doubt that Anna Maria Morris/Palmer/Buttolph was my great-grandmother. I have been able to trace back through the generations to a Stephen Buttolph who died in 1676. You can search through the online catalogue via the NRO website https://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/, Written by Anne Harvey, NRO Research Blogger. One such story relates to Mahershalalhashbaz Tuck and Emily Beddoe who applied for a licence to be married at East Dereham on 20th December 1866. Yet John himself was left £50 pounds by his father William, which in 1871 was still a goodly sum of money. One of the main risks for audio archives is technical obsolescence. Blog; MENU. The inventory of the ‘Goods and Chattles of Robt Wales late Grocer of Norwich’, (NRO, DN/INV 53b/120), is dated 18th April 1666. Audio formats such as magnetic audio tape require different optimum conditions for long term preservation to that of paper or parchment, and so having a separate store allows for the relative temperature and humidity levels to be maintained at a different level to those of the main strong rooms. Sadly, Golden Balls senior died at the young age of 29, a few months after the 1841 census was taken. Preventative conservation measures must be put in place to monitor and delay the decomposition of the original carrier, and the most high-risk cases must be prioritised for digital preservation to ensure that the audiovisual content is transferred from the jeopardised carrier. Sir John Fenn was a man most notably known for his publication of the Paston Letters. The challenge for heritage organisations is to digitise as much existing material as possible without compromising quality or meaning, to ensure that audio archives are preserved for future generations. First Name: Last Name: Region: Search. He was received at the White House by President Theodore Roosevelt during his first tour of America in 1904, which was a rare event at the time for a man of African descent. Audiences flocked to see the spectacular large-scale performances, attending in fancy dress of feathers and bows and arrows, and joining in with the better-known numbers. We first found Golden Balls whilst carrying out some family history research. It has been such a joy to discover so much about my Buttolph ancestors through the wills that they left and I couldn’t have done it without the excellent resources of the Norfolk Record Office. 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