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date: 20 November 2019

Burwell familylocked

(per. c. 1500–1684)
  • Joy Rowe

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Burwell family (per.c. 1500–1684), gentry, are of particular interest in demonstrating the ability of merchants and yeomen of enterprise to rise socially in coastal Suffolk, a region largely free from the close attention of resident gentry, by exploiting the opportunities arising from trade and local office. Descending in two lines, based in ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Norfolk Record Office, Norwich
J. Venn & J. A. Venn, , 2 pts in 10 vols. (1922–54); repr. in 2 vols. (1974–8)
Suffolk Record Office, Ipswich