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Sir Thomas Gery Cullum was also managing the River Lark Navigation on behalf of his aunt, Susanna Palmer, at this time.
The company assets included the Wharf at Fornham, located just downstream of the site of Babwell Priory.
The stations of the Yarmouth naval telegraph line set up in 1808 were rapidly sold off.In November a petition applying for an Act of Parliament for enclosure of the Bury St Edmunds town fields was considered in the House.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 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.
Some parents could not afford the small fees, and in any case children were often needed to work to earn money.