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Shenanigans in Southrepps: Adultery in the Norwich Consistory Court Depositions

The jurisdiction of church courts used to cover many aspects of human activity. They heard causes, the church court term for cases, on such matters as marriage, defamation and probate. As part of their activity, the courts collected witness statements, … Continue reading

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Memories of Christmas

Memories of Christmases gone by are always fascinating.  In the Norfolk Sound Archive, which is part of the Norfolk Record Office, we hold a sound recording of the memoirs of Hon. Lady Smith, daughter of Savile Brinton, first Baron Somerleyton. … Continue reading

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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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