The Society has carried out a number of digs including the Manea Colony dig organised by Cambridge Archaeology Unit (CAU). Available in a variety of materials and sizes, the … The Government has announced that West Norfolk and Fenland will be in tier two when the current national lockdown ends next Wednesday. 'Wisbech Words' holds regular events at Wisbech Castle. "Here are the greatest improvements by planting of hemp, that, I think, is to be seen in England; particularly on the Norfolk and Cambridge side of the Fens, as about Wisbech, Well, and several other places, where we saw many hundred acres of ground bearing great crops of hemp ".[180]. Thomas Parke (c1543-1630), Town Bailiff and High Sheriff of the county of Cambridge and Huntingdon. We have had some issues at the shop and will not be open today! [75], The Wisbech Fruit Preserving Company Ltd was wound up in 1894. He had visited the Isle of Ely in 1722 and observed: Algernon Peckover (1803–1893), Quaker a son born in Wisbech on 25 November to Jonathan and Susanah Peckover. This was reprinted in 1979 by Cambridgeshire Libraries as Inns and Taverns of Wisbech. Wisbech is within the North East Cambridgeshire parliamentary constituency. Then on 20 February 2008 The Fenland Citizen contained an article opposing the Daily Express article.[195]. [8], Richard I gave Wisbech a charter. [57] In the past, the Port of Wisbech could accommodate sailing ships of 400 tons, but its prosperity declined after 1852 when extensive river works impeded navigation. Wisbech North Current infection rate: 246.1 per 100,000 of the population The Wisbech North area's case rate is currently just above that of the England average. The Wisbech Standard newspaper was founded in 1888. 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The advice is to avoid overnight stays in tier three areas. '. —During the past week a brass plate has been added to the Russian Gun, bearing the inscription:— "This trophy of the late Russian War, presented by Queen Victoria to the Burgesses of Wisbech. Eldest daughter of Dr Thomas, Fanny Maria Robertson (1831–1909) actress, elder sister of, This page was last edited on 24 January 2021, at 10:50. [64], As of 2016[update] the population of Wisbech was 33,933, of whom 16,800 were male and 17,133 female. Robert Pygot a painter from Wisbech and William Wolsey a constable of Welney, Upwell & Outwell were tried at Ely sessions for heresy and later burnt at the stake on 16 October 1555. It is presently owned by Princes. Consequently, the council will not be operating that activity until further notice. [37], In 1934 part of Walsoken parish, Norfolk was merged with Wisbech, bringing with it the schools, shops and public houses but leaving the church and much of the rural part in Norfolk. [169], In February 2010 the effect of immigration on the town was featured in the BBC documentary 'The Day the Immigrants Left', presented by Evan Davis. A boundary marker in Wisbech Park was erected to record the event. [51] In 2018 the council took a lease on Wisbech Castle. [47] Large numbers of local volunteers took part and hundreds of children visited the dig site. Sponsored. [102] Wisbech Castle was donated to the Isle of Ely County Council by the family of the former education director and is now run by the town council. It has been used in BBC One's 1999 adaptation of Charles Dickens' 'David Copperfield'[165] and ITV1's 2001 adaptation of 'Micawber', starring David Jason. The site provides processed food cans for fruit, vegetables, soups, milk and pet foods. The annual fair known as the Wisbech Mart is held in the town in March. Cambridgeshire and many areas in East Anglia and in the south east of England will enter the toughest Tier 4 lockdown on Boxing Day, Health Secretary Matt Hancock has announced. William Cole (antiquary), (1714–1782) the Cambridge antiquary, who passed through in 1772, mentions that 'the buildings were in general handsome, the inn we stopped at [the Rose and Crown] uncommonly so. But what does that mean? Elite sporting events can continue but without spectators. The Wisbech Produce Canners (formed in 1925), on Lynn Rd, was the first in England to produce frozen asparagus, peas and strawberries. [33], On 30 October 1913 the Riot Act was read by the mayor in response to civil unrest in response to the death of the popular surgeon Doctor Horace Dimock. Tier two is stricter, you can't socialise with anyone you do not live with or who is not in your support bubble in any indoor setting, whether that's your home or a public space. Drinking fountain erected to the memory of Mr & Mrs G. D. Collins in the Old Market in 1897. A wide range of spellings are found on trade tokens, in newspapers, books, maps and other documents e.g. Bishop Matthew Wren was a staunch supporter of Charles I but even in 1640 was unpopular in Wisbech, after discovering his absence from a 'Commission of Sewers' meeting at the Castle, a crowd of soldiers plundered shops of some of his supporters. Knighted in 1761. Grants will be administered by local authorities. Current rates in Fenland is 126.7 per 100,000. [41][42], The first Wisbech Rose Fair was held in 1963 when local rose growers sold rose buds in the parish church in aid of its restoration. [177] In other versions the protagonist is described as The Wisbech/Wisbeach Ogre[178], Isaac Casaubon recorded in his diary his visit to Wisbech on 17 August 1611. The Octavia Hill Birthplace House also attracts those interested in the National Trust, army cadet force or social housing. [53], In the May 2019 elections, twelve councillors were returned without a vote to Fenland District Council, which topped the Electoral Reform Society's list of 'rotten boroughs'.[54]. Hill Street PE13 1BD. The mill minus the sails is now used as a residence. [48], The town is well known for horticulture, the Wisbech Rose Fair and other flower festivals. No water. 6 reviews Closed today $$ - $$$ Menu “Just Wow!” “Tomahawk steak to die for.” 1. [36], In 1929 The Wisbech Pageant was held at Sibalds Holme Park on 4–5 September. First time for many years my hair grew at the same pace! Keeper's salary £16: no Fees – This prison might be improved on the Keeper's Garden. It is now owned by the National Trust (NT). The Georgian theatre, Deadman's Lane (now the Angles Theatre on Alexandra Rd) was built c1790 as part of the Lincoln circuit. You can travel through other areas as part of a longer journey. King John of England visited the castle on 12 October 1216 as he came from Bishop's Lynn. John de Wisbech, Abbot of Croyland. [188], There are two free newspapers distributed within the town and online, the Wisbech Standard (owned by Archant)[189] and the' Fenland Citizen (owned by Iliffe Media). Demonstration of the coronavirus testing process at a mobile testing unit (Image: Getty Images). If you live in a Tier … Life will feel a little different from tomorrow as Cambridgeshire and Fenland enters “high alert” Tier 2 government coronavirus restrictions. [187], Wisbech features in John Gordon's 1992 autobiography. EAFA. [66], Several official places (libraries, surgeries, local council) provide translations into Lithuanian, as well as Polish, Latvian, Russian and Portuguese.[67]. Wisbech; The Norfolk Shutter Company; Specialising in plantation shutters in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Lincolnshire. Organised indoor sport and classes will only be allowed if people can avoid mixing with people they don't live with. 'But the Bridge,' he added 'stretching Rialto-like over this straight and considerable stream, with a good row of houses extending from it, and fronting the water, to a considerable distance, beats all, and exhibits something of a Venetian appearance'. The Metal Box company established their largest manufacturing unit at Weasenham Lane in 1953. Alderman John Minnet Mason (1807–1886), bonesetter and local politician. Tiered staging platforms have seen a dramatic increase in popularity thanks to their lightweight construct, ease of storage and multiple functionalities. Charlotte Beck, 13 and CJ Atkinson were announced as the 2019–2020 Young Fenland Poet Laureate and Fenland Poet Laureate.[115]. Accomodation such as B&B's, hotels, campsites and guest houses must shut. [167], A 'Wisbech Rock Festival' appears in the 1998 British comedy film Still Crazy starring Stephen Rea, Jimmy Nail, Billy Connolly and Timothy Spall, Bill Nighy, Juliet Aubrey, Helena Bergstrom and Bruce Robinson. Wisbech Castle and the Horse Fair stage Halloween events. We found great results, but some are outside Wisbech. Princes Group are now (2020) the owners.[82]. Wisbech has been placed in tier 4 from Boxing Day. Wisbech has been placed in tier 4 from Boxing Day. Health Secretary Matt Hancock announced the results of yesterday's review which has seen more places move into the highest tier, including Peterborough, and just three districts moved down a tier. The surrounding land produced large quantities of sheep and oxen as well as wool, hemp and flax. Also, anyone who has queries at to what trading can take place at Wisbech Market during the period of the Tier 4 restrictions should contact the Town Council office, either by telephone (01945 461333) or e-mail (info@wisbechtowncouncil.gov.uk). It's restricted to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 4,000 people outdoors or 1,000 indoors. The Elgoods Beer Festival takes place each September when musical events accompany the wide range of drinks on offer. [46], In 2009 Oxford Archaeology East (OAE) organised a dig at Wisbech Castle to search for remains of the Bishop's Palace. Wisbech General Cemetery contains an old chapel (recently restored by. [163], 'A Passage to Wisbech' (1986) a BBC documentary on the coaster ships which work around the shores of Britain, followed the voyages of the Carrick, a 30-year-old ship owned and skippered by Rick Waters. How The UKSBD COVID-19 Tier Search Works When searching for the COVID Tier of Postal Towns in England our system converts this to the postcode of that town then sends this query to the “Find out the coronavirus restrictions in a local area .gov.uk”. '2019 Made in Minecraft: A different point of view' was released. Audrey Cross. [14] Among those held there was John Feckenham, the last Abbot of Westminster. What does each tier mean? In 1950 Arthur Oldham researched and produced in very limited numbers Pubs and Taverns of Wisbech. [19], Wisbech's first workhouse located in Albion Place opened in 1722, it could accommodate three hundred inmates and cost £2,000.[20]. This is one of a series of films showcasing communities around the UK and Ireland where Nestle operate. There is also an online version.[199]. Professor Thomas Craddock (1812–1893), photographer, writer and academic. However, Wisbech (which is the only one of the Marshland vills of the Isle to be mentioned in the Domesday Book) probably comprised the whole area from Tydd Gote down to the far end of Upwell at Welney. The Wisbech & Fenland Museum, located in the town of Wisbech in Cambridgeshire, England, is one of the oldest purpose-built museums in the United Kingdom. A date of 1601 and trumpet and pheasant are visible on the exterior of the building. [181], In 1778/1779 Italian author and poet Giuseppe Marc'Antonio Baretti (also known as Joseph Baretti; 1718–1789) took up residence with a family living at the castle for about a fortnight. Wisbech (/ˈwɪzbiːtʃ/ WIZ-beech) is a town and civil parish in the Fenland district of Cambridgeshire, England. Wisbech Grammar1st X1 U18 girls crowned County Champions at the Tier 4 County Finals on Tuesday 24th September in Cambridge. Wisbech Town Council is the civil parish council for Wisbech. The suburb of New Walsoken is now largely built up. The Prime Minister announced on Saturday that many of the areas which were in Tier 3 would be moving to Tier 4 from midnight tonight. [114] Some were farmers and others fishermen. Underneath there are brick-barrel vaults dating from Tudor times.[95]. The rivers and canal provide opportunities for canoeing and kayaking. Thomas Steed Watson, Mayor, 1858. You can continue to travel to venues and amenities which are open but are encouraged to reduce the number of journeys you make where possible. EAFA. However, on 16 February 2008 a report in the Daily Express titled "Death of a Country Idyll" wrote about how the influx of Eastern European immigrants may have caused an increase in crime. [40], In 1949 the borough celebrated the 400th anniversary of receiving its charter. People can start going to outdoor and indoor events again but capacity is limited. The Castle has now opened to the public after being unavailable for a number of years, and is starting to attract visitors to its programme of events and activities. West Norfolk Cambridgeshire have been put into tier two. Port of Wisbech is an inland port on the River Nene in Wisbech, Isle of Ely, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom.It is mainly used for cargo and industrial purposes, with the southern part of the port housing a number of berths for yachts. The Peckover Bank became part of Barclays Bank. Born in Cheshire, after studying at Oxford he became deputy keeper at the, Jane Southwell, (aka Lady Jane Trafford) (1732–1809), heiress of Wisbech Castle, married Sir Clement Trafford (aka Clement Boehm), they had three children Clement (1761–1768) Sigismund & Jane. In 1932 his descendant Alexandrina Peckover gave to the Borough council a piece of land to be laid out as an ornamental garden adjoining the War memorial.[31]. Christmas Lights Switch On takes place on the market place in late November. In 1853 the 'Wisbech Brewery' (Phillips, Tidbits and Phillips) on the riverside owned 20 pubs and hotels in the town and about 30 outside. [197], Wisbech Merchants' Trail was updated and released as a map and booklet and as a free mobile app in August 2019. [58] Now, a river-side yacht harbour provides 128 berths for vessels, and Crab Marshboat yard operates a 75-tonne boat lift. In August many local gardens are open to the public as part of the National Garden Scheme Open Days. [60] The town stood at the crossing of two Class A roads: from Peterborough to King's Lynn (A47) and from Ely to Long Sutton (A1101). It eventually closed in 1966 (passenger services finished in 1927). [81], Samuel Wallace Smedley bought the old Crosse and Blackwell jam making factory. [170][171][172], 2009 Channel 5's reality TV series ‘The Hotel Inspector’ starring Alex Polizzi featured The Rose and Crown hotel. Octavia Hill's Birthplace House opened with the purpose of housing items linked to the various philanthropic activities of Octavia Hill and her family. Perfect. Peckover House, with its walled garden, was built in 1722 and purchased by the Quaker Peckover banking family in the 1790s. Formerly known as Bank House, the house was renamed in honour of the Peckover family by the NT. COVID-19: More areas could be in Tier 4 from Boxing Day as coronavirus cases rise. 22nd December. The old part of the A47 inside the town (Lynn Rd and Cromwell Rd) is now the B198. [73] In 1851 the population was 9,594. [185], Brian Vesey-Fitzgerald describes his experience of visiting Wisbech in May 1964. In 2010 Dutch based Partner Logistics opened a £12m frozen food warehouse on Boleness Rd, employing over 50 staff. [29], On Sunday 29 June 1857 a mob entered the town and broke the Corn Merchants windows and seized corn and demanded money from shopkeepers. [175], Wisbech Wisbech was a municipal borough before the Local Government Act 1972 came into force in 1974. [184], Wisbech was one of eight towns featured in Old Towns Revisited published by Country Life Ltd in 1952. People living in a tier one area who travel to a higher tier area are expected to follow the rules of that area while you're there - people are advised against overnight stays in tier three zones though. COVID Tier for Wisbech How The UKSBD COVID-19 Tier Search Works When searching for the COVID Tier of Wisbech our system converts this to the postcode of Wisbech then sends this query to the "Find out the coronavirus restrictions in a local area.gov.uk" page, which tells you the Local COVID Alert Level for Wisbech and what you can and cannot do in Wisbech: Manors', A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 4: City of Ely; Ely, N. and S. Witchford and Wisbech Hundreds (2002), pp. [28] The Wisbech death rate (49 per 10,000) was the fourth highest in the country. Pubs and bars have to close though unless they're operating as restaurants, and then they can only serve alcohol with substantial meals. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the new Tier 4 measures today during a dramatic Covid-19 briefing. The 77,000 pallet, fully automated 'freezer' centre had contracts with Lamb Weston, Bird's Eye and Pinguin Foods. Jean Coulson, 2 or 3. Early well known photographers in the town included William Ellis (missionary), Samuel Smith (photographer),[116] Lilian Ream, Valentine Blanchard [117] and Geoff Hastings.[118]. ... if you live in a tier 2 area, you must continue to follow tier 2 rules when you travel to a tier 1 area. Greatest Hits Radio (West Norfolk) is owned by Bauer Radio Limited. COVID-19: More areas could be in Tier 4 from Boxing Day as coronavirus cases rise. Rose and Crown hotel, located on the market place, is an early 17th century coaching inn. The site is now part of Crown Cork. [86] Shire Garden Building Ltd based in Wisbech and Sutton Bridge have been manufacturing wooden buildings since the 1980s.[87]. The town's licensed premises have a long history of providing leisure facilities from bowling greens and skittle alleys to darts, cards, chess and other board games as well as other social events. She changed her name back to Southwell by an Act of Parliament in 1791 in order to inherit from her brother Edward. - Rule of six applies in outdoor spaces. Places of worship remain open but you shouldn't socialise with people from outside your household or bubble while you are indoors there. Wis-beach day is held every year in June on the market place. If you live in a tier two area you must continue to follow tier two rules if you travel to a tier one area. The name Wisbech is popularly believed to mean "on the back of the (River) Ouse", Ouse being a common Celtic word relating to water, and the name of a river that once flowed through the town. [173], 2018 'Celebrating Nestle Communities – Wisbech' was released in September 2018. The Museum Society was founded in 1835 and was originally located at 16 Old Market Place. 0.7 to 0.9 with a daily infection growth rate range of -6% to -2% as of 29 January 2021. Move to Tier 4 - 26 December 2020. Indoor attractions and mostly outdoor entertainment venue must also close, like: zoos, safari parks, model villages, museums, galleries, botanical gardens, greenhouses, theme parks, circuses, fairgrounds, funfairs, film studios, heritage sites and stately homes, and landmarks with observation decks. [176], In More English Fairy Tales collected and edited by Joseph Jacobs the tale of Tom Hickathrift and his battle with the Wisbeach (Wisbech) Giant is retold. There are exceptions for people who use these venues as their main residence. [99], Primary schools in Wisbech include: Clarkson Infant and Nursery School, St Peters Church of England Junior School, Orchards Church of England Academy, Peckover Primary School, The Nene Infant School, Ramnoth Junior School and Elm Road Primary School. [110], Friends of Wisbech Park Bandstand host a series of musical events at the bandstand on Sunday afternoons throughout the summer and winter.[111]. Large outdoor events, with the exception of drive-in events, should be cancelled. The church will remain closed until further notice. Cambridgeshire has escaped the toughest post-lockdown restrictions from next week, despite having some high infection rates. In the 17th century, the inhabitants of the Fens became known as the "Fen Tigers" for their resistance to the draining of the common marshes. A new theatre (now part of the Angles Theatre had been built in Deadman's Lane (later Great Church Street, now Alexandra Road) now Angles Theatre c1790. The palace was demolished and replaced with John Thurloe's mansion in the mid-17th century, and Thurloe's mansion demolished in 1816 by Joseph Medworth, who also developed The Circus comprising The Crescent, Union Place and Ely Place with Museum Square and Castle Square familiar as the settings in numerous costume dramas. The larger employers in Wisbech include Nestle Purina petcare, Cromwell Rd[92] and Princes, Lynn Rd. The town controlled the route from Lincolnshire to Norfolk particularly during the Siege of King's Lynn in 1643 as it prevented reinforcements by land of the Royalists holding the Norfolk port. On 1 March 1848 Eastern Counties Railway opened Wisbeach (sic) station (later renamed Wisbech East railway station). In the 1853–54 cholera epidemic 176 deaths were reported in the town in 1854. In 2011 it had a population of 31,573. It elects a mayor. He was first Prior of Freiston. Charles Boucher (died 1866), Brewer lived at 'The Castle' and owned the Union Brewery and 44 public houses. [164], Wisbech is noted for its unspoilt Georgian architecture, particularly along North Brink and The Crescent. 1 alternative option . The town has seven electoral wards: Clarkson, Kirton, Medworth, Octavia Hill, Peckover, Staithe and Waterlees village. Wisbech has two secondary schools: the independent Wisbech Grammar School, which was founded in 1379, making it one of the oldest schools in the United Kingdom, and the state-funded Thomas Clarkson Academy. In tier one you must adhere to the 'Rule of Six' indoors and outdoors. [174], In December 2018 the American TV Channel ‘The Late Late Show’ with British star James Cordon featured a giant inflatable Santa blocking Cromwell Road. Hospitality businesses who are serving food and drink must provide table service only, and follow the 11pm curfew (10pm last orders) rule. The Government has advised that all Tier 4 businesses required to close will be eligible for grants of up to £1,500 for each 14-day period of closure. [35], Wisbech War Memorial was unveiled on 24 July 1921. In June 2018 Country Life magazine ran a feature on Wisbech. Grade II listed. On hearing that Dimock had taken his own life a crowd formed and smashed the windows of Meacock's residence on the North Brink. [182], William Cobbett (1763–1835), who 'speechified' to about 220 people in the Playhouse Angles Theatre in April 1830, called it 'a good solid town, though not handsome' and re marked the export of corn, William Macready arrived in Wisbech on 13 June 1836 and performed in Hamlet and Macbeth in what is now the Angles Theatre. The workforce grew to over 1,000 before reducing as a result of automation and redundancies. [7], A castle was built by William I to fortify the site. The Wisbech and Fenland museum draws in visitors to see the Charles Dickens manuscript, Thomas Clarkson memorabilia and other exhibits. Before the draining of the Fens was completed, livestock was grazed on the common land and were marked to identify their owners; this was also the case with swans, which were usually marked on their bills. Tier 3: Very high - No household mixing indoors or outdoors. Having studied the relevant Gov.UK guidance and the latest from NABMA, our conclusion is that we can allow trading at Wisbech Market, after midnight on 25 December 2020, as follows: • Food and grocery (including confectionary and any types of drink); "catering stalls" can operate on the basis of take-away only "Thought for the week" 24th January 2021 " Pouring out your heart " I’m always touched by 1 Samuel 1 where Hannah was so caught up in her prayer about her … The 'Rule of Six' still applies in some other outdoor spaces like parks, beaches, countryside accessible to the public, a public garden, grounds of a heritage site or castle, or a sports facility. Tradition has it that his baggage train was lost to the incoming tide of The Wash. Treasure hunters still seek the lost royal treasure.[9]. [45], In 1990 further county boundary changes brought a small area of Walsoken, Norfolk into Wisbech. In 1831 the construction of a lifting bridge at Sutton Bridge finally provided a means to travel directly between Norfolk and Lincolnshire. The church still uses this annual occasion to raise funds for the upkeep of the ancient building, and over the years, the Rose Fair has grown into a Town Festival. Fen speak ran a series of events funded by the Arts Council, Metal Culture and John Clare Cottage. [16], In 1656 the bishop's palace was replaced by Thurloe's mansion however after the Restoration the property reverted to the See of the bishop of Ely. It's restricted to whichever is lower: 50% capacity, or either 2,000 people outdoors or 1,000 indoors. [96], The Anglican Parish Church of St Peter and St Paul dates back in part to the 12th century. Wisbech & District Camera Club was formed in 1950 and meets in Wisbech St.Mary. Regular annual Buyers included Messrs Coleman of Norwich. 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