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Bomber Plane Crash WW2 Bluestone Plantation.pdf
Handley Page Hampden Bomber Plane 1941

WW11 Bomber Plane crash.

On February 10th 1941 a Handley Page Hampden bomber plane crashed into Bluestone plantation killing all the aircrew: Flight Lieutenant John Frutiger, Sergeant John Hill, Flight…

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…

Cemetery Map Web.pdf
Cemetery Gravestones Inscriptions and Locations. The Gravestone project for St. Agnes' Church, the Cemetery and Memorial/Remembrance is ongoing and will be updated as time permit which is being listed to help those people who wish to trace some of…

Cawston Parish Church.pdf
The Church of St. Agnes' with its tower (with the exception of the north aisle built by Robert Oxburgh) was built by Michael de la Pole, 2nd Earl of Suffolk and his wife Catherine the daughter of Hugh, Earl of Stafford.... Click on files to view…

Memorials and Remembrance.pdf
Memorial & Remembrance project is on going and will be updated as time permit....

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Property Deeds and Documents.pdf
A collection of old deeds and documents are at the Heritage Centre which are often a neglected historical source.... Click on file to view full screen....

Railways & Transport.pdf
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....

Tour oF Britain 12th Sept 2015.pdf
Twenty teams of riders from all over the world descended on Norfolk for the Norfolk-Suffolk stage for the tour of Britain Cycle Race, sponsored nationally by Aviva. This was stage 7 of the 8 stage tour starting at Fakenham racecourse to Ipswich,…

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 Fearful Freedom book about Jim Wright WW2.pdf
This book is about the amazing survival story which tells how Jim Wright, a Norfolk gamekeeper's son, aged 23, managed to evade capture by the Japanese in WW2....

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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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A Walk at Christmas.pdf
A Poem by John Kett....

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

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Accumulator Battery.pdf
The Accumulator Battery was taken to the locale garage or bicycle shop and was used for the wirelesses....

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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
Haveringland/Swanington +: When the second World War broke out, Haveringland Hall and its surrounding parkland was taken over by the Air Ministry.... Oulton: RAF Museum can be found at Blickling Hall with stories of the people who served as part of…

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....

Another Place & Christmas by D W Hamley.pdf
The night before Christmas Eve, dug in one side of a canal in Northern Italy,...

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Armistice Day 1918.pdf
Church photo on 11th November 1918 with the flag on the tower...

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ARP Helmet.pdf
ARP Wardens: An organisation set up for WW11....

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Art Classes.pdf
For many years Art classes were held at Cawston Village Hall ....

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

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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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Auction Notice 1924.pdf
Auction at the Ratcatchers Inn for imported boards etc..

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AA Automobile Association Tel Box Cawston Cross Roads.pdf
Automobile Association (AA) Telephone Box - at Cawston Cross Roads....

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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…

Avis Marsh.pdf
Scouting was her life....

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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…

Baby & Toddle Group.pdf
Cawston Baby & Toddler Group started 28th September 1983, no record when group closed.

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Back Lane.pdf
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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Oven Fire scoop.pdf
Bakery Oven Fire scoop tool to control the flames/ashes in bakery a oven....

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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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Bell Ringers.pdf
Bell Ringer photos...

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Victorian General Service Belt Buckle.pdf
General service belt buckle....

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Bert Stone.pdf
Forces Photos Pathfinder Squadron:

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Beryl Rounce.pdf
Beryl with her long service Royal Norfolk Agricultural Association award in 1998, the only female farmer.....

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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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