Tag Archives: Norfolk Heritage Centre

Celebrating National Libraries Day: Meet the Archive Specialists at Norfolk Heritage Centre

Saturday 6 February 2016 is National Libraries Day and we thought it would be the perfect opportunity to celebrate the resources we have available at Norfolk Record Office. At The Archive Centre we have a reference library in the search … Continue reading

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Prisons in Norfolk

This week’s blog post is from Orla Kennelly, who works as an Archive Specialist for the Norfolk Record Office, and is based at the Norfolk Heritage Centre.  Norwich Castle, and The Guildhall just off the market place, are two of … Continue reading

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‘Take a field mouse, skin it, fry in butter and give to the child’: Folk Medicine in 1920s East Anglia

Dr Mark R Taylor was the first full-time regional  medical officer for Norwich from the years 1920-1927. He was a doctor at the forefront of the increasing spread of professionalised medicine. However, he was also a doctor with a keen … Continue reading

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Family History Day for Beginners

This free event is in partnership with the Norfolk Heritage Centre and a great opportunity for anyone who would like to research their family history but doesn’t know where to start! 

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Heritage Hours at the Norfolk Heritage Centre

    Heritage Hour are free talks at the Heritage Centre

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What’s happening at Norfolk Heritage Centre?

Good evening, It’s now nearly two months since I took up my role at NHC, having spent several years at NRO, and my former colleagues have kindly allowed me a guest post to talk a little bit about what we … Continue reading

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It’s goodbye from me… (sort of!)

Today marks my last day working for Norfolk Record Office after the best part of four years at NRO, first as  Archive Specialist, and for most of the last year, seconded as Archive Education and Outreach Officer.

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