Name: Ann LOVICK
Given Name: Ann
Birth: 1800 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
Change Date: 21 Aug 2013 at 08:32
Rose & Crown Hotel,Wisbech
When in use as a Coaching Inn the Rose and Crown was a ver y busy place. In 1792 Mail Coaches left for London daily a t 4pm and travelled via Cambridge to the Golden Cross Inn , West Strand, Charing Cross. The fare was £1.5s.0d, for tr avel inside or if you were brave enough to weather the elem ents and bandits 12/6d! Mail coaches from Kings Lynn, Spald ing and Boston departed every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturda y. Letters and parcels were sent this way for many years an d in 1828 three coach companies were using the Rose and Cro wn; 'The Hero', whose coaches terminated at the White Bear , Piccadilly, London, and 'The Norwich and Stamford Origina l' and 'The Hope Sociable'. These companies respectively ra n daily services to Norwich, Stamford and to Boston.
In 1845 Mrs Ann Goddard, 'a most spirited lady' became owne r. She was renowned for her feasts and banquets and also be cause she ran an omnibus from the new railway stations 't o all parts of the town' with a fare of 6d. The vehicle, in cluding the harness, was made by the local firm of Turners.
The first railway to Wisbech was completed in 1847 and on 3 0th April the Board of the Eastern Counties Railway, havin g inspected the line, were 'entertained to a most lavish lu ncheon at the Rose and Crown Hotel'.
On 11th April 1856 the Hotel hosted the official dinner i n honour of the laying of the first stone of a new bridge a cross the River Nene, the Marquis of Huntly chairing the ev ent.
Father: Samuel LOVICK b: 1765 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
Mother: Susanna HARVEY b: 1771 in Hackford With Whitwell, Norfolk, England
Robert GODDARD b: 1797
28 Sep 1828
in St. Andrew's, Norwich, Norfolk, England
- Change Date:
22 Feb 2013
- Ann Lovick GODDARD b: 1821 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
- Robert GODDARD b: Abt 1822 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
- Ellen GODDARD b: 1825 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
- Matilda GODDARD b: 1826 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England
- Samuel GODDARD b: 1828 in Norwich, Norfolk, England c: 1 Jun 1828 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
- John GODDARD b: Abt 1830 in Norwich, Norfolk, England
- Rose Mary Henrietta GODDARD b: Abt 1830 in Norwich, Norfolk, England c: 9 Jan 1831 in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England