Tag Archives: fishing

Great Yarmouth’s Battle against Herring Piracy during the English Civil War

I have spent nearly a decade of my life researching and writing about Great Yarmouth’s Civil War history, something which has been rewarding and endlessly fascinating because of the quality of Great Yarmouth’s civic records held at the Norfolk Record … Continue reading

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The Norfolk Punt

This blog post shines a spotlight on the Norfolk Punt, as this weekend is the Norfolk Punt Championships.  The Norfolk Punt was originally a flat-bottomed boat used on the Broads in the nineteenth century for fishing and shooting wild fowl.  Hunters … Continue reading

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Great Yarmouth Heritage Schools

Last Thursday, primary and secondary teachers from 7 schools in the Great Yarmouth area visited the Norfolk Record Office as part of the Heritage Schools programme which aims to ensure school children develop an understanding of their local heritage and its significance. … Continue reading

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