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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…

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....

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 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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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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More info can be found at the Heritage Centre.

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

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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…

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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Bluestone and  Station and History.pdf
Bluestone Plantation and Railway....

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Booton Clay Pits.pdf
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…

Bowls Clubs.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,
The Guides have been closed for some time and sadly the Brownies closed in 2021.

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