10 Jul 2017
‘My ancestor William Boswell was admitted as a freeman in 1808’
Artist Patrick Boswell can trace his freemen links back more than 200 years. His ancestor William Boswell was apprenticed as a carver and gilder in Norwich in 1808 which earned him the right to become a Freeman of Norwich and pass the title through the generations to the present day.
17 Mar 2017
A new event, designed to help young people learn more about the history of Norwich, brought together more than 100 sixth-formers from city schools.
The Great Norwich History Competition is part of a programme of events to celebrate the 700th anniversary of the Freemen of Norwich.Read More