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Top ten things about being a Transforming Archives Trainee

This week I was fortunate to attend the DCDC Conference 2016 ‘Discovering Collections, Discovering Communities: Collections, Connections, Collaboration-from potential to impact’. This is a collaborative conference between The National Archives and Research Libraries UK and shares how archives and the … Continue reading

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‘Boy Pete’: Shipping Records and Norfolk’s Maritime Heritage

Registration of seamen and shipping has its roots in the medieval period, before the establishment of a standing navy. In the late fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries, apart from a few crown-owned warships, any naval force would consist mainly of … Continue reading

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Gearing up for the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival

Well it’s been a busy couple of weeks getting ready for the events we have coming up in September. Starting with the Great Yarmouth Maritime Festival, which promises to be a really good one (fingers crossed the weather is good … Continue reading

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