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1908 Restoration of Chuch.pdf
The ancient church at Cawston, one of the finest in Norfolk....

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Woollen Industry.pdf
For centuries the woolen industry was important here.
In the middle ages Flemish weavers came here, the gables ends on the houses in the High Street and the Rood Screen in the church remind us of this.
This area was very prosperous until machines…

Burial Urn.pdf
A Bronze Age Burial Urn was found....

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Saxon Ring Brooch.pdf
A ring 6cm in diameter and 5mm thick was found....

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Lloyds Bank Savings Box.pdf
Lloyds Bank 1920s Chromed Metal Recording Savings Box....

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Glow Baby Bed and clothing warmer and Airer.pdf
Glow Baby 1950s - Bed/Clothing Warmer and Airer.... Click on file to view full screen....

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

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Smuggler Jeremiah.pdf
Long ago in Cawston....

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

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Flower and Scarecrow Festival and Band Concert 2017.pdf
A great week for the Church and Village....

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A H Harris The Stores Cawston.pdf
The Corner Shop Stores. High Street/Church Lane....

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Eating in the Fifties.jpg
Eating: How it was in the 1950's....

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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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Gin Trap.pdf
A mechanical trap consisting of a pair of jaws....

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Mincer.pdf
Kitchen appliance....

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SGC Lee Builder and Undertaker.pdf
The business was owned by Mr S.G.C. Lee, known as Seppe....

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In Living Memory of Cawston By Peggy Payne.pdf
This is some history of Cawston from notes of a speech given by Peggy Payne as she remembered Cawston in the 1940's.

Flit Esso Pesticide Sprayer.pdf
Pesticide Manual Spray mainly intented for fly killing.... Click on file to view full screen....

Rations A Very Peculiar History With No added butter.pdf
Rations A Very Peculiar History With no added butter by David Arscott....

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Manor Water Tower.pdf
The water tower was built to provide fresh water to the Manor in 1897.... Click on file to view full screen....

Tour oF Britain 12th Sept 2015.pdf
The tour of Britain cycle race came passed the Village Hall....

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Volunteers Recognitions 2017.pdf
The Parish Council volunteers recognition evening was held on Wednesday 17th May 2017 and was organised by councillor Mrs Theresa Carman. Click on File to view full screen....

National Service Guide Book 1939.pdf
A guide to the ways in which a service could be given to our country....

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Caustoniana by Thomas Bowman.pdf
The Rev Thomas Bowman, the Vicar of Martham on his retirement in 1791 published a book called Caustoniana: or Twelve Discourses addressed to the inhabitants of the parish of Cawston which is not a easy read. Rev Bowman set up a mission in Cawston…

Barclays Bank Ltd.pdf
Barclays Bank Ltd in the High Street - 1960's....

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F H Corke Late Howard.pdf
Callander given details of business ....

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Bicycle Lamps.pdf
Oil powered bicycle lamps started in the late 1800's.... Click on file to view full screen....

Slate Board & Pencils.pdf
In the nineteenth century nearly every school were writing on slate ....

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Smugglers.pdf
An Affray at Cawston & Smugglers - An Unhappy Christmas....

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Dewing & Spooner by Peggy Dewing.pdf
Herbert John Spooner with horses/Imperial Service Medal presented to Arthur Dewing & School Memories by Peggy & Pam....

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Walter Frederick Carman by G Carman.pdf
He joined the Royal Navy when he was 15 years old.... Click on file to view full screen....

Ivy Lake.pdf
A few years ago Ivy wrote down a few of her memories....

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Cawston 1912 - 1920 as Remembered by Ivy Lake.pdf
As remembered by Ivy Lake 1912 to 1920....

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George Chapman Employment letter.pdf
Employment letter 1904 for George Chapman....

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Telephone Lead from Old Telephone  Exchange.pdf
Lead as used at the Old Telephone Exchange at Back Lane....

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Parish Matters.pdf
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....

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

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A Yank in the RAF.pdf
During filming for "A Yank in the RAF"....

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Church Kneelers 1992.pdf
Stitch work session for Church Kneelers....

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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....

Ottway Family Blacksmiths.pdf
The Ottwell family ran the Blacksmith business in the High Street....

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Church Record and Choirs.pdf
28/11/1981: Cawston had its own carols "The Message & Noel Noel"to celebrate Christmas.... Click on file to view full screen.... Click on file 2 for the Record "Noel Noel"

CHS Logo Intro.pdf
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…

Hilda Dewing
On the 4th April 1996, Hilda was privileged to be invited to receive the Maundy Money from the Queen in Norwich Cathedral....

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Cawston,s Own Charity Champion Isabella Bumphrey.pdf
Cawston's Own Charity Champion....

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Tommy & Grace Neal.pdf
Appreciation/Memoriam....

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Lucky Strike plane control knob.pdf
Control Knob from Lucky Strike plane crash....

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