Category Archives: General History

The diarist Mary Hardy has a new website

A message from BAHS member Margaret Bird, including three portraits of the Hardy family. New website In November 2018 I said in these pages that I would be reshaping the website for the Letheringsett diarist Mary Hardy (1733-1809). I have amalgamated three existing websites into one, to make them smartphone friendly: The old Mary Hardy

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Wiveton Church, Friday 16th November

ARMISTICE CONCERT Doors open at 6.30, 7pm start Tickets on the door – £10 Also, a collection of WW1 memorabilia, including a display of personal family items relating to Richard Jefferson’s uncle, Lieut. Ingleby Stuart Jefferson R.N, the youngest submarine commander of the war, who was killed aged 24 in 1917.

Norfolk Record Office Consultation

Norfolk County Council has launched a consultation on a series of changes that it proposes making next year in order to make significant budget savings.  The Norfolk Record Office (NRO) falls within the scope of these changes and needs to make a budget saving of £75,000.  The consultation closes on 23rd December 2018. Details of

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Heaving Posts

A year or so ago, Neil Thompson pulled the remnants of a heaving post out from the side of the new cut in Blakeney as it was becoming a risk to boats using the cut. What was left of the heaving post was what had been sunk into the ground as the rest had rotted

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