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  • Collection: Memories of Cawston (Collection)

Mobile Music Player.pdf
Billy Beckerton in 1912 would visit Eastgate....

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At the turn of the century by D Hamley.pdf
There was an old lady who lived in or near to New Street....

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Dennys Business Memories by Dennis W Easton.pdf
In 1897 my Grandfather and his family moved into The Rats,...

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At the turn of the century by D Hamley.pdf
There was an old lady who lived in or near to New Street, named Obadiah....

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Cawston Primary School 1954 to 1960 by Michael Yaxley.pdf
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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Chapel Memories by Mary Gurteen.pdf
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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Chapel Memories by Eileen Oakes.pdf
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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Chapel Memories by Michael Yaxley.pdf
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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In The Days of Steam by Dennis W Easton.pdf
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....

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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Peter Bailey Summer Term 1936.pdf
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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Chapel Memories by Ivan Purdy.pdf
The Sunday School Outings of the three Sunday schools in the village were real red letter days....

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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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Memories of Cawston 1930s Alfred Easton.pdf
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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Rose Tooke Interview.pdf
Audio Interview of 100 year old Rose Tooke by Vic and Sally Purdy....

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

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

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Dennys School Memories by Dennis Easton.pdf
Cawston old school stood at the top of Cook's Hill....

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Mardle More Memories Of Old Cawston.pdf
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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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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Smuggler Jeremiah.pdf
Long ago in Cawston so the tale was told. Lived a band of rough, tough, smugglers bold....

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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....

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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....

Photo Memories.pdf
Photo Memories of Cawston....

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

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Mills - Cawston.pdf
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…

Life at Ratcatchers Row by Michael Yaxley.pdf
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…

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…
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