Monthly Archives: June 2017

‘Such Facts as Seem to Throw Light Upon Each Other’ Conserving The Papers of Dr Richard Bright

On the 30 May our collection care team welcomed a project conservator, David Parker. For the next two years, he will be working for the new project involving the conservation of the 19th century papers of Dr Richard Bright. Richard Bright … Continue reading

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Mapping the War: The King’s Lynn Bomb Map

I have recently been cataloguing a run of maps from the list of uncatalogued material here in King’s Lynn Borough Archives. Out of this series of eight maps one was the King’s Lynn Bomb Map (NRO, KL/SE 3/8). It was … Continue reading

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Researching Life in a Village: From Cradle to the Grave

At the end of last half term we welcomed 9 pupils from Marsham Primary School to The Archive Centre. The pupils were involved in researching the people buried in the church graveyard for a village leaflet. On the morning of … Continue reading

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Help shape the NRO’s school programme for 2017-18

We are currently in the process of updating our offer of workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools in Norfolk. In order to ensure that we provide workshops tailored to the needs of schools we are asking if teachers from … Continue reading

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