Monthly Archives: October 2014

Meet the Team! Edward moves from lab to studio…

Around Christmas last year businesses and organisations from Norfolk and Suffolk visited the John Innes Centre to offer 12 week internships for PhD students.  The idea of the Professional Internships for PhD students (PIPs) is to offer experience of work … Continue reading

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Last week to visit our Norfolk in the First World War exhibition

A moving exhibition commemorating the lives of Norfolk people at home and abroad during the First World War is in the Long Gallery at the Norfolk Record Office until the end of this week. Visitors to the free exhibition can find … Continue reading

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Halloween Event!

A week today on Thursday 30th October the Norfolk Record Office will be displaying a spooky array of material relating to Norfolk’s ghostly encounters, hideous deaths, witchcraft and the unexplained. There will also be readings of ghost stories taken from … Continue reading

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Norfolk Witchcraft Trials

Trials for witchcraft were fairly common in Tudor and Stuart times: several can be found in the Yarmouth quarter sessions records, for example (Y/S 1/2).  By far the biggest trial was that of 1645.  Yarmouth Assembly actually invited Matthew Hopkins … Continue reading

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Dragons’ Den at Hellesdon High School

Last month the Education and Outreach team went to Hellesdon High School to spend two days giving Industry Workshops to the Year 8 students (age 12-13 years), alongside our colleagues from Norfolk Museum Service.

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Meet the Team! Emily and Caroline: Transforming Archives Trainees

Hi everyone! This is Emily and Caroline, and we joined the Norfolk Record Office at the beginning of October. We’re working here for a year as part of The National Archives Transforming Archives Traineeship, which is funded by the Heritage … Continue reading

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Discovering First World War heroes in West Raynham

This morning I visited West Raynham Primary School to work with year 3/4 pupils looking at the history of their village and some of the villager’s involvement in the First World War. In order to find out about trades, businesses … Continue reading

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A Norfolk Man’s War: The Hewetson Letters

I have been busy preparing for my forthcoming talk which will take place this Friday (10 October) at 1pm in The Green Room at The Archive Centre. The talk, ‘A Norfolk Man’s War: The Hewetson Letters’ is free of charge. … Continue reading

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