Organisations/Clubs/Societies

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Organisations/Clubs/Societies

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History - Organisations, Clubs & Societies

Items in the Organisations/Clubs/Societies Collection

Village Hall. "The Cecil Cawston  Memorial  Institute"
The Cecil Cawston Memorial Institute: George Cawston of London in 1896 bought the manorial rights of our manor and he proceeded to build Cawston Manor.... Click on file to view full screen....

Odd Fellows
The Odd Fellows: The Independent Order of Odd Fellows in Cawston was called The Lytton Bulwer Lodge and was a branch of the Manchester Unity of Odd Fellows. Special door knocks and handshakes were used as proof of membership. The photoabove was the…

Toc H
The wonderful movement of the Cawston branch "Toc H" was formed in 1953 Coronation year of Queen Elizabeth 11, this was a branch of the Toc H organization set up in the first world war in Belgian in a house called Talbot House and was a rest,…

Reading & Billiard Rooms
Reading through the memory lane pieces Cawston enjoyed reading rooms at various locations through the years, the photos are at the meeting room at the old Prince of Wales Public House in the Prince of Wales Road joining Chapel Street, the public…

Bowls Clubs
The White House Bowls Club: During 1965 the White House Bowls Club played friendly matches with various local clubs, about one match a week was played. The club had two trophies:- Presidents Trophy (Pairs) won by Mr A. Cox and Mr C. Thompson, 1965…

Scouts & Cubs
Miss Avis Marsh started a Scout group at Cawston in 1932. Born in Southampton, Miss Marsh moved to Norfolk when her father became Rector at Cawston, her 55 years with the Scouts began in 1914 when she became Scoutmaster at Aylsham, running the troop…

Heydon Minstrels
Despite its name this village concert party had a strong contingent of Cawston members. Originally conceived as a minstrel show by an American airman based at Heydon in 1953 it evolved under the direction of Jim Howard into a variety show with Jim as…

Stockmen's Club
Click on file to see some history of the Stockmen's Club in Cawston, this is the only item we have on this club which include PC Herbert Golding our village policeman.

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Red Cross
Cawston Red Cross WW2 photos.

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Women's Institute
The Women's Institute started on the 23rd February 1921 with 52 members. Members marked their 90th birthday with a special celebration at the same venue as it did 90 years ago at the Cecil Cawston Memorial Institute - Village Hall.... Click on file…

Brownies & Guides
Brownies & Guides photos

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Cawston Band
Cawston & District Band was formed in 1886, practices were carried out on Monday & Wednesday evenings at the Bell Inn at the High Street in Cawston in a first floor room now converted onto 3 Bed & Breakfast rooms, they played around the…

Harmonica Band
The Cawston Harmonica Band was made up from members of the Cawston Wesleyan Reform Chapel.

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Cawston Modernairs Dance Band
Cawston Modernairs Dance Band History/photos.

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71 Social Club
The 71 Club was formed in 1971 and held meeting each month at the Bell Inn club room....

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Football Teams/Clubs
Photo Gallery of football teams/clubs through the years....

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British Legion
Photos of the British Legion in Cawston through the years.

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Tug of War
Photos of Tug of War.

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Youth Club
Photos & History....

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Cawston U.N.B. Society 1864 Ribbon
Details for this Society required.... Click on file to view....

St. Johns Ambulance Brigade
Formed in 1954, meetings were held at the old school.
Classes in First Aid and Home Nursing were taken regularly and members also attended....

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Defibrillators
The first Defibrillator installed at Cawston was at the Village Hall in 2013, the second being installed at the Bowls Club in 2014....

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CHS - Cawston Historical Society
CHS - Cawston Historical Society: The Society was formed following a meeting at Cawston Village Hall on Thursday 20th April 2006. The committee met for the first time on Thursday 4th May and thanked everyone for a well supported evening and for the…

Parish Matters
Information about our village including the lunch club which started/monthly activity in 2015 at the village hall. the parish plan, defibrillators, playing field etc.... Click on files for more infomation & to view full screen....

Cricket Club
A Great Club but ceased in about 2008....

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Plough Guild - Guilds
The Plough Guild was very important in Cawston, the Guild Hall was the Old Plough at Sygate....

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