History Data

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History Data

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Timeline.
Cawston Timeline.

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

Decimal Currency Conversion Table
Decimal Currency Conversion Table

Milestone Project 2002-2003
This was a project carried out by the Cawston Women’s Institute to record and to restore some of the local milestones. Here is an archive of some of those currently being worked on.(2002-2003).... Click on file to view full screen....

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

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Workhouse
A workhouse was built on the West side of Chapel Street, a convenient white brick building accommodating 70 paupers for Cawston and adjacent parishes, it was replaced before 1845 by tenements and let by the overseers to the poor parishioners.Early…

Radio Norfolk Broadcast
It was a great pleasure for me last week (11/05/1992) to listen to your Radio programme about the village of Cawston, I just happened to be here on holiday.

I have been living in Germany for the last 20 years but was born in Cawston in 1949 where…

Duel Stone
The year 1698 saw an event which is featured in many guide books and directories, when on August 20th the last duel fought in Norfolk took place on Cawston Heath. on the Holt/Norwich road.... Click on file to view full screen....

Railways & Transport
The railway/station opened in 1880 and was on the Great Eastern Line, which in 1923 became part of the London and North Eastern Railway. passenger trains ceased in 1952.... Click on file to view full screen....

Alvington
Alvington: The Extinct Village near Cawston by Michael Yaxley.... Click on file to view full screen....

Community Awards
Pride in Norfolk 2011 Awards....

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Fairs & Markets
1263 Henry 111 granted a charter to John de Burgh Lord of the Manor for a weekly market every Tuesday and a fair on St. Remigius day and the day following October 1st and 2nd....

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Catastrophes
History & Photos of Catastrophes....

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Yesteryears in Local Area
Photos of Yesteryears in Local Area

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Fiction Stories
Fiction Stories with Cawston in the story

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Cawston Winter 1947
Cawston Winter 1947 photos

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Cawston in 1916
An extract from Kelly's Directory of Norfolk....

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Cawston Winter 1979
Cawston Winter 1979 photos....

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Pocket Money
Pocket money in the last 1920s and early 1930s was hard come by....

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

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Changing Scenes
Changing Scenes 1950s - My word - hasn't the place changed!" This was the remark made recently by someone visiting....

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Changes Over 50 Years 1948 - 1998
Fifty years ago, in 1948, Cawston was a self-contained village; everything you wanted or needed was here....

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Times in Cawston from the 1930s
Times in Cawston from the 1930s by Eileen Oakes. They are times I remember. Forgive me bringing personal events into this, but both they and I am part of those times....

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Prince of Wales/Forge House
Prince of Wales/Forge House by Trudie Wilkinson. This building was built in 1843, and had a thatched roof. In 1877 it was burnt down in a tremendous fire....

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Cawston Winter 1987
Winter January 1987 Sygate Road

Magazine History for Cawston Parish Group
Magazine History - January 1967 saw the first Magazine which was for the then Cawston group for....

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Smugglers
An Affray at Cawston

19th Century Cawston
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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Eating in the UK in the fifties
Eating: How it was in the 1950's....

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