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One a Penny, Two a Penny, Hot Cross Buns: The Memoirs of Ethel George

How are you marking Easter this year? While many people are busy eating hot cross buns, searching for hidden Easter eggs and visiting church it is worth thinking about how people use to celebrate Easter in the past. The Norfolk … Continue reading

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Cheshire’s 1941 Norfolk rescue: the untold story of Halifax bomber L9524

The night of Friday 10th October 1941 Sleeping residents of Tacolneston, South Norfolk, were unaware of history about to be made on their doorstep, or more accurately in their farm fields. The same night five Halifax bombers of 35 Squadron took … Continue reading

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Digitsation, WW2, and King’s Lynn Charters

This week’s blog post is written by Caroline D, the Norfolk Record Office’s first digitisation trainee. She describes the fascinating work she has been doing for the past year and explains about some exciting resources which will be available in the … Continue reading

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Transforming Archives: Trainee Update

Hi everyone, it’s been roughly 2 months since we started our traineeship at the Norfolk Record Office so it’s about time we gave you an update! (Click here to read our introductory blog post) Emily: I’m currently completing the design of our

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