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Walk Cawston Eastgate P.pdf
Selection of walks in Cawston. Also Click Here to see Cawston Heath map and history. Walks will be added as time permit.... Click on file to view full screen...

Looking Back into the past 1920s by Ivan Purdy.pdf
Ivan Purdy: Living in Cawston in the late 1920’s was vastly different to the life and conditions we know today.
My first thoughts are about transport and how people moved around in those days....

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Eastgate Fruit Farm June 2019.pdf
COMING ASHORE - Captain Horatio Carter in Eastgate. He acquired a freehold at Eastgate in Cawston around 1909 and set about establishing a fruit farm there. Kelly’s Directory of 1912 listed him as a “fruit grower”.... Click on file to view full…

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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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…

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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New School Opening Programme 1953.pdf
New School Official Opening Programme....

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19th Century Cawston by Michael Yaxley.pdf
Many of the cottages and farm houses in Cawston during the late 19th century dated back to the 17th and 18th century when the housing construction was simple....

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Cawston 1946 47 by B.H. Davies.pdf
Mr Chapman - Village Store & Post Office. Mr Lloyd White Store Manager. Church repairs in progress at this time. The workforce of M.D Howard had carried out repairs up to.... Click on file to view full screen....

Cawston in 1965 by Cawston WI.pdf
Cawston in 1965 by The Cawston W.I....

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Brass Band Contest in the 1930s.pdf
What a gala day it was in the village for the Brass Band Contests, when many Brass Bands were invited to take part....

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Big Weekend 2014.pdf
The three day Cawston Big Weekend event was held on 13-15 June.... Click on file to view full screen....

Cooks of Cawston.pdf
The business of Cooks of Cawston started in 1961 trading as....

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George Cawston.pdf
In 1896 the manorial rights having passed from Augustine Earle to the Bulwer family were sold to George Cawston of London.... Click on File to view full screen....

Howard Builders Brickmaker and Undertaker.pdf
Photos of staff and invoices etc. Richard Bothway Howard's Father Norman (1904-1972) was a Master Builder trading as M.D. Howard & Son, Cawston, The business was started in 1886 by his great uncle W.A. Howard who lived at Church Farm,…

Corner Shop High St Church Lane.pdf
Corner Shop on High Street/Church Lane Business History:
From Harness Makers to Electrical Business....

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Old Post Office.pdf
Old Post Office history and photos.

Business operated over the years by:

Mr Rivett - Mr Forster - Mr Moulton - Mr Alec Chapman (Manager Mr Lloyd White) Mr Mc Ilraith - Mr D. Pratt - Barwells (Manager Mr Sid Gray) - Cooks Food Plus (Manager Mr…

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

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

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Cawston Band.pdf
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…

Cawston Parish Church.pdf
The Church of St. Agnes' with its tower (with the exception of the north aisle built by Robert Oxburgh) was built by Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and his wife Catherine the daughter of Hugh, Earl of Stafford.... Click on files to view…

Cawston Manor.pdf
This is a "Brief History" of the Royal Manor, Manor House and Cawston College to 2010....

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Cawston Roll of Honour 1914 - 1918.pdf
Roll of Honour for those who gave their lives for our country & War Memorials.

File 1/Roll of Honour WW1
File 2/Roll of Honour WW2
File 3/Lieutenant Cecil Faulkner Cawston - Boer War 1899-1902
File 4/ War Horses and Dogs
File 5/ War…

Population.jpg
The population of Cawston as we are given to understand was as following:-   1086---------------about---685 1332---------------about---4501603---------------At least-5301801------------------------840…

Odd Fellows Meeting Room.jpg
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…

Cawston Remembers Project.pdf
Cawston Remembers Project. The 70 minute film, a Cawston Historical Society History Project is complete and was launched on Saturday July 5th 2014 at Cawston Primary School. The show started with a performance by the Cawston Brass Band which is…

Church & Cemetery Plans/Maps with Reference Index Numbers to read with the Church & Cemetery gravestone projects.Click on file to view....

Village Hall 2014.pdf
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....

Lucky Strike Plane Crash.pdf
Memorial at Booton Rd. In 1944, Cawston was the scene of a plane crash involving an American bomber.... In 1996 a memorial to the crew of the "Lucky Strike" was unveiled by its Flight Engineer, Jack Sasson.... Click on file to view full screen....

Timeline
Cawston Timeline.

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Old Maps.pdf
Old Maps of Cawston....

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Cawston rough guide map 2009.pdf
Rough Guide Map of Cawston and Location.

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Air Pistol.jpg
Air Pistol, damaged, parts missing and not working....

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Coin.jpg
See photo file for some details....

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Incendiary Bomb and Certificate.pdf
Incendiary bombs were filled with highly combustible chemicals and were dropped in clusters to spread fires....

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TRFA.jpg
Shoulder badge TRFA - Royal Field Artillery shoulder badge 1914-1918.

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Village Sign.pdf
In 1937 the Cawston Sign was carved and painted by Mr. H. Carter of Swaffham, it was unveiled as a memorial of the Coronation of King George V1, by H.M. Lieut, of the County, Mr Colman and given by the Parish Council, the centre panel shows a weaver…
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