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Victoria One Penny Model 1844 to 1848.pdf
These model coins were engraved and issued by Joseph Moore between 1844 and 1848....

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Railway Screw Spike.pdf
Also called a sleeper screw, rail screw or lag bolt....

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Peter Bailey Summer Term 1936.pdf
As I spent my holiday in the country this year----We left home at 10.30 and after passing through Newmarket and Norwich, arrived in Cawston at 3pm....

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Chapel Memories by Ivan Purdy.pdf
The Sunday School Outings of the three Sunday schools in the village were real red letter days....

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A Stroll Through The Centuries.pdf
A GLIMPSE OF CAWSTON'S HISTORY:
In the not-too-distant past, when cars were few and television unthought of....

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Memories of Cawston 1930s Alfred Easton.pdf
There were a number of real old characters in Cawston when I was a boy, and some kind benefactors too....

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Rose Tooke Interview.pdf
Audio Interview of 100 year old Rose Tooke by Vic and Sally Purdy....

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Railway Spike Nail.pdf
A large nail/spike with an offset head used to secure railway rails or base plate to wooden railroad ties/sleepers....

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Jeremiah Abel BIOGRAPHY.pdf
A Norfolk Smuggler: Jeremiah Abel was born in Morton-on-the-Hill, Norfolk on 7th December 1764. Supported his family by farming, and later running a butchery business, but he sought to supplement his income by a more risky venture:…

Wesleyan Reform Chapel Indenture 1854.pdf
Chapel Indenture 1854....

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Within These Ancient Walls.pdf
Within These Ancient Walls. Discovering St. Agnes’ Church by Susie Timms....

A very detailed book with the objective being to produce a full-length analytical history on our church and lots more....

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Red Jungle.pdf
"Red Jungle" by John Cross, D.C.M which is a book about a tiny British party left behind in Malayato in 1942 to radio intellgence, they joined up with other British soldiers including Jim Wight....

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A Fearful Freedom book about Jim Wright WW2.pdf
This book is about the amazing survival story which tells how Jim Wright, a Norfolk gamekeeper's son, aged 23, managed to evade capture by the Japanese in WW2....

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Jim Wight survival behind the lines WW2.pdf
Jim Wight: Private 5776863 6th Battalion. The Royal Norfolk Regiment.
Extraordinary survival behind the lines in Japanese occupied territory WW2.
Full story in the book "A Fearful Freedom" by Robert Hammond and is also in the book "Red Jungle" by…

Haveringland and Parishes - Country Show 1910.pdf
Haveringland and Parishes - Country Show 1910.
A record attendance of upwards of 4000 were present at the seventh annual show of the North Norfolk Horticultural and Poultry Association, held in Haverland Park....

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Cricket Funday at Cawston 2017.pdf
The grass was cut and the pitch all marked out, match not serious and played with tennis ball.

There was a BBQ and refreshments and a lovely afternoon was had by all.

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Yesterday's Children By John Kett.pdf
Yesterday’s Children: A somewhat unusual local history book written by John Kett in 1980 has been reprinted by the Historical Society by kind permission of the Kett Family.

The price of the book is £3.50 or £4.75 including post & package.

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WW2 Gift to H.M. Forces.pdf
Provide funds and to send gifts to our Prisoners of War....

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School History Project 1971.pdf
Notes and Illustrations - Part of a Junior C.P.R.E project....

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Doctors Invoice 1944 45.pdf
The National Health Service (NHS) in the UK came on the 4th July 1948. It was the first time anywhere in the world healthcare was made available free of payment or insurance....

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Cawston Memories by Frank Hannibal.pdf
The year was 1952 I had just reached the all-knowing age of 11....

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Pigeon Club.pdf
Club was ran from the Bell Inn Public House....

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Cubs.pdf
Photo of the Cubs 1914/15

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Douglas Brothers and Extracts from WW1 Diaries by Steve Andrews.pdf
Douglas Brothers and Extracts from WW1 Diaries.
Children of Henry a Carpenter & Emma Douglas & having one brother & sister all of New Street Cawston....

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Fishing Club.pdf
Cawston Fishing Club use and look after Booton Clay Pits....

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Court Pride of Cawston.pdf
On Whit Sunday the members of the Court “Pride of Cawston,” No. G 092, of the A.O.F. (Norwich and East Norfolk District), attended divine service during the evening, when appropriate sermon was preached the Rev. T. Brown of....

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Police Constables and Specials of Yesteryears.pdf
Police Constables and Specials of Yesteryears....

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Bomber Plane Crash WW2 Bluestone Plantation.pdf
Handley Page Hampden Bomber Plane 1941

WW11 Bomber Plane crash.

On February 10th 1941 a Handley Page Hampden bomber plane crashed into Bluestone plantation killing all the aircrew: Flight Lieutenant John Frutiger, Sergeant John Hill, Flight…

Down Memory Lane Early 1900s By Stanley Oakes.pdf
Written by the late Mr Stanley Oakes in 2002....

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Zeppelins Last Visit WW1.pdf
Zeppelins last visit from the school exercise book of N. B. Howard age about 10 years.... Mr Charles Clements in his Memories of old Cawston read: Zeppelin Raids; One of the worst moments was when one of the airships cut its engines and drifted in…

Dennys memories by Dennis Easton.pdf
Cawston old school stood at the top of Cook's Hill....

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RCAF Ration Book.pdf
Royal Canadian Air Force Airmen's Canteen Cigarette & Confectionery Ration Book.

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Mardle More Memories Of Old Cawston.pdf
Our magazine finds its way into the homes of a number of readers far away from Cawston. Including a Ghostly Experience ....

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Mud Hoe Plus.pdf
Used for releasing water when hoeing mud plus the same sort of hoe designed for mixing...

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Forces Badge Collection.pdf
A collection of badges for forces caps....

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Spectacles for Aircrew WW11.pdf
Anti-Glare Spectacles for RAF Aircrew....

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Eyeshields, Anti-Gas,WW11..pdf
Eyeshields Air Spray protectors, for instructions see package/file....

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Charity Shields Medallion for Football.pdf
Cawston/King's Lynn Competition 1925/26 Season....

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WW11 British Army Ointment Stoneware Jar.pdf
Stoneware Anti-Gas Ointment Treatment Jar for the armed forces and home guard....

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Heath Fire 1958.pdf
The fire on the heath in 1958 according to eye witness was very frightening....

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School Magazines 1952 to 1957.pdf
School Magazines from 1952 to 1957 complete set of 16.
The Foreword in No 1 magazine dated July 1952 read.....

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Pembroke Yeomanry.pdf
Billeting in Cawston at field now....

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Thimble.pdf
Found at Home Field where markets were held by a metal detector team....

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Victorian General Service Belt Buckle.pdf
General service belt buckle....

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Candle Scissors Snuffer and  Wick  Trimmer.pdf
Used for snuffer, trim wicks and maintaining candles.....

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Winter 2018.pdf
Lots of snow and roads blocked....

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Heath Photo Album.pdf
Photo album of 33 photos by Ivan Purdy which are in the Heritage Centre....

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S G Oakes General Store and Hair Dressing Salon.pdf
General Store and much more in the Corner Shop - High Street....

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Cawston Band Festival Programme 1934.pdf
The Seventh Annual Cawston Brass Band Festival Souvenir Programme....

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Cawston Remembered 1935 to 1944 by Bill Sampson.pdf
It is 1936; we had moved from Brockdish, primarily because of my illnesses. The police authority had arranged a transfer....

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