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North Norfolk Stories: Using archival records at Felbrigg Hall

From September 2015-March 2016 The Norfolk Record Office Education and Outreach team worked with 9 primary school groups as part of the North Norfolk Stories Project coordinated by Museums Norfolk. Workshops that took place at the Norfolk Record Office included … Continue reading

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North Norfolk Stories – Holt Primary School discover how life changed after the railway

On Monday Year 5 pupils from Holt Primary School visited us for a session exploring the history of Holt in Victorian times and how Cromer and Sheringham changed after the invention of the railway. The students took part in 3 … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Part 2

Last week’s post¬†looked at three black residents in Norwich connected to the campaign against slavery. This post turns the attention to black Norwich residents who are remembered through history in other unique and diverse ways. Two of these were were … Continue reading

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Opportunity to visit the Parliamentary Archives

Join our volunteer research group and you can learn how to carry out research, discover the lives of 19th century voters and help create finding aids for future searchers.

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Peterhouse Primary School find out about local First World War soldiers

Last week Year 6 pupils from Peterhouse Primary School visited us for a session looking at local soldiers in the First World War. We started the session with a general introduction to archives by playing the indenture game. Next the … Continue reading

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