Charles Burrell & Sons Ltd were builders of high quality road steam engines.The firm can be traced back to 1770 when Joseph Burrell opened a smithy in Thetford, originally repairing agricultural equipment and then making his own farming equipment. The smithy eventually became the St.Nicholas Works producing equipment renowned for their workmanship.
East Anglia is well-known for its agriculture, coastline, and landscape artists such as Constable, Gainsborough, Cotman and Crome; all are celebrated in a number of the museums described in this guide to Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge is a treasure house not to be missed, but there are also lesser-known treats to discover. See how beer was once made at Stamford Steam Brewery. Listen to mechanical music played at the Museum of Entertainment, Whaplode St Catherine. Sit on a Penny Farthing at the national Cycle Museum, Lincoln. Climb aboard Concorde at Duxford. View hundreds of teapots in the world's largest collection at Norwich Castle Museum. Whether it's horseracing or engines, farming or fossils that interest you, this guide will help you explore the museums in East Anglia.
Intended to Convey All the Information of a Norfolk Tour, with the More Extended Details of Antiquarian, Statistical, Pictorial, Architectural, and Miscellaneous Information; Including Biographical Notices, Original and Selected