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Great Yarmouth history

Stories and records that chart more than 1,000 years of history

Key dates for Great Yarmouth

A timeline of events from sea battles to the fish finger's invention

Famous Great Yarmouth inhabitants

Meet seafaring heroes, lifesavers and authors

Great Yarmouth borough charters

The royal documents that have shaped the borough

Great Yarmouth historians

Recording the past for future generations

Great Yarmouth maps

Recording the development of the borough over 1,000 years

Great Yarmouth market

The centuries-old heart of the town

Great Yarmouth places of entertainment

A look back at having fun in the seaside resort

Great Yarmouth town wall

The 'flinty ring' protecting the town