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Cricket in 19th century Norfolk: the legend of Fuller Pilch

One of Norfolk’s most colourful sporting heroes was Fuller Pilch, the great-uncle of R.G Pilch who founded the sports shop in Norwich of the same name, at the beginning of the twentieth century. The Norfolk Record Office has the baptism … Continue reading

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Tunics for Goalposts

East Anglia has played a pivotal role in the formation of modern football games, through the popular sport of Camping. In previous times, Camping, or Camp-Ball, was a popular, but violent, pastime.  The sport appears to have died out in … Continue reading

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