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

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

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A W Bush.pdf
Wagons:- In about 1930 Wagons as in the photo above were supplied to HM the King....

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

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

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Airfields in Area.pdf
When the second World War broke out, Haveringland Hall and its surrounding parkland was taken over by the Air Ministry.... Click on File to view full screen.... Links to: Swannington RAF Oulton Airfield Norfolk Airfields

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

Arthur T Dewing.pdf
Served with honour and was disabled in the Great War.

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Auxiliary Fire Service.pdf
The Cawston Auxiliary firemen with their Green Goddess appliance supported other services all over the Country which required water supplies, the service started during the 2nd World War in Reepham, moved to Haveringland and came to Cawston in…

Bronze age axe LW.jpg
Bronze Axe Head. Found in field at Cawston.

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Flint Axe Heads Medium Web view.jpg
Two Flint Axe Heads.

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Aylsham Road.pdf
The Road from Cawston to Aylsham, the B1145: Leaving Cawston. The first right is Cooks Hill and was originally known as Stocks Hill, the stocks were in this area, probably on the site of the new houses built in 2001 opposite the Post Office, joining…

Back Lane from Church.jpg
Photo: Back Lane, Norwich & Brandiston Road Early 1960’s
Photo taken from Church Tower.

Snippets from Cawston’s Past:

Back Lane, Cawston - There is an interesting theory concerning this stout name. It is that the back lane was the division…

Kings Crown Reg Badge.jpg
Brass Kings Crown Irish Regiment Badge.

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Sharp Shooters Badge.jpg
S.S. - Sharp shooters badge.

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

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

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Beerhouse Farm.pdf
In the old days there were "beer houses" at which home-brewed beer was sold, being advertised by a bush hanging at the entrance, the name "Beerhouse" at sygate is misleading, for in tudor times it was "Beerhouse", ....

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

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

Billy Dewing & Alfred Easton.jpg
Dewing had a Bakers Business at Chapel Street. Photo: Billy Dewing & Alfred Easton Sen at the Ratcatchers Public House, Eastgate.

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ww11 icendiary Bomb..jpg
World War11 Incendiary Bomb.

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Booton Clay pits 2010.JPG
Formed here when men once dug clay at a penny a yard (cubic), earning a meagre 35 to 40 pence a week at a time when the local weaving industry was in decay. The Cawston Fishing Club use and look after Booton Clay Pits which is owned by the Parish of…

Booton Road Goose Pie Lane Photos.pdf
A walk along the road to Booton - "Booton Green Lane" as many of us know it is a sentimental journey, recalling the first time I passed. that way in April, 1952, when the banks were bright with primroses and violets and other flowers. At that time…

Ratcatches Bowls Club 1955.pdf
The White House Bowls Club: During 1965 the White House Bowls Club played friendly matches with various local clubs, about one match a week was played. The club had two trophies:- Presidents Trophy (Pairs) won by Mr A. Cox and Mr C. Thompson, 1965…

Brandiston Road from Back Lane.pdf
Brandiston Road Photos

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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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Brick 1611 Med View.jpg
Small brick with marking of 16+11

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British Legion.pdf
Photos of the British Legion in Cawston through the years.

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Brownies & Guides.pdf
Brownies & Guides photos

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

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Jones Milk Bottle.jpg
Jones had the Old Farm at the Friendship Lane, Eastgate, Cawston who must have had a dairy....

The telephone No read Cawston 81.

Milk Bottle donated to the Cawston Heritage Centre
by Mr Darren Black.

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C E Carman Invoice.jpg
1918 billhead which came from the the Granddaughter of Frederick Charles Howard who had the general store in Chapel Street in the early 20th century and believe he
took in printing etc for invoices/billheads and posters etc.

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Carnival 2007.pdf
Cawston Carnival-Hailed a success by all, room for improvement of course but.... Click on file to view full screen....

Catastrophes.pdf
History & Photos of Catastrophes....

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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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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 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 Band Contest 1931.pdf
1931 programme for Cawston Band Contest with adverts at the Homestead....

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Cawston College.pdf
A new seat of learning came to Cawston in 1964 when Cawston College, a Woodard School, was established at the Manor, with Mr. John Asquith as Headmaster.... Click on file to view full screen....

Cawston Heath.pdf
This lovely area of heathland to the east of Cawston might be considered to have changed little over the centuries. This may be true in some respects, for the birch trees, gorse, and heather continue in their beauty, but our ancestors of the First…

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

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

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

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Modernairs Dance Band.pdf
Cawston Modernairs Dance Band History/photos.

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