Note: A Maritime Snapshot of a Rural Port in the Mid-Nineteenth Century: Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk

By Michael Stammers, published August 2009

Abstract

A study of the maritime elements ‘beyond the dock wall’ in the rural port of Wells-next-the-Sea, covering location and layout, population, leading citizens, occupational structure and investment in shipping. Early 19th century prosperity declined in the face of technological and trading changes, resulting in the loss of local ship-building and ship owning.

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Filed under: North Sea | Other (Nineteenth C)
Subjects include: Miscellaneous

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