Tag Archives: local history

Norfolk: A County of Welcome

Who was Lewis Ecker? Why did he have to leave his homeland of Russia in the 19th century? And what happened to him and his family on arrival in Norfolk? In this blog post we use a number of documents … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Spectres: Will the Real Syderstone Ghost Please Stand Up

Search online for the Syderstone Ghost (Syderstone is a village near Fakenham in Norfolk) and you will find one strong connection. Look a little closer and you will come across a less well-known contender. Fortunately, Norfolk Record Office has you … Continue reading

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Archival Ambulations

As part of the The National Archives -Explore your Archives initiative, the Education and Outreach Team conducted two Archival Ambulations on Monday and Tuesday this week. Our intrepid walkers met at the Nelson statue in the Upper Close of Norwich … Continue reading

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