Memories of Cawston (Collection)

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Memories of Cawston (Collection)

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Memories of Cawston, Businesses & Clubs etc

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Cawston Remembers - Film Project
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…

Memories of Cawston
Memories of Cawston: Click on Files to view full screen.... 1/Life at Ratcatchers Row in the 1950s by Michael Yaxley. Related Link: Michael Yaxley 2/Days Gone By by John Kett 3/Denny's Memories by Dennis W. Easton 4/Shopingin Cawston1950's by…

Mills at Cawston
It was quite unique for 2 windmills to be built on the same site as the twin mills at Sygate being only about 50 yards apart and linked by railway lines, built possibly at the same time as the 4 Mill Cottages by the road in front of the mills and…

Photos and Video from above
Photos and Video from above including photos from church tower.

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Photo Memories
Photo Memories of Cawston....

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Cawston 1946/47
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 1912 - 1920 Remembered by Ivy Lake
As remembered by Ivy Lake 1912 to 1920....

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Cawston Remembered 1940's by Peggy Payne
This is some history of Cawston from notes of a speech given by Peggy Payne as she remembered Cawston in the 1940's.

Jeremiah - The Smuggler
Long ago in Cawston so the tale was told. Lived a band of rough, tough, smugglers bold....

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

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

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Mardle: More Memories Of Old Cawston
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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Memories by Dennis Easton
Cawston old school stood at the top of Cook's Hill....

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

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

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

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

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Sunday school Outings
The Sunday School Outings of the three Sunday schools in the village were real red letter days....

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Holiday Task Summer 1936
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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Looking Back into the past 1920s
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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In The Days Of Steam
Dennis W. Easton: Way back in the 30's we worked from the station yard so I saw several things happen there. I remember one day an engine coming off the track... Click on file to view full screen....

Sunday School 1950s and 1960s
Wesleyan Reform Sunday School in Cawston in the 1950s and 1960s. What was it that made the Wesleyan Reform Sunday School in Cawston so appealing in the 1950s and 1960s....

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Sunday School Anniversary and Memories
Eileen Oakes Memories from 1929:
One of the highlights of the year, the great day was always the first Sunday in June, when June days were warm and sunny....

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Chapels and Sunday School Anniversary
Mary Gurteen: It is more than 50 years since I first went to Sunday School, and continued to go almost every Sunday for the next twelve years....

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Cawston Primary School 1954 to 1960
The first years of one’s life are normally the years that one treasures most and for many children going to school is the first experience of being outside the care of their family....

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