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 Meetings: The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich NR1 4HU and other venues as notified

Contact: Norfolk Record Office

Address: The Archive Centre, Martineau Lane, Norwich, Norfolk NR1 2DQ

Email: norfrec@norfolk.gov.uk

Web Site: www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk

April 2021
Fri 16Introduction to House History - Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Using a mixture of historical maps, census returns, trade directories, and wills to find out how to trace the history of the fabric of your building and it’s previous owners and inhabitants. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Tue 20Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 11:00 - 12:00

Discover some tips on collecting materials and memories within your immediate family before finding out how to use census records, civil registration, and parish registers to trace your ancestors. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 21Online History Talk - Food Glorious Food by Nicole Hudson
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Discover what was on the menu for families at the turn of the 20th century, hear memories of food shopping before the arrival of supermarkets, and hear accounts of traditional recipes and food preparation.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 21Online History Talk - Food Glorious Food by Nicole Hudson
Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Discover what was on the menu for families at the turn of the 20th century, hear memories of food shopping before the arrival of supermarkets, and hear accounts of traditional recipes and food preparation.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Thu 22Online Workshop - How to ... Care for your Books and Documents at Home
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Join Senior Conservator, Nick Sellwood to find out how to look after the books and documents you own in your own home.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Mon 26Mindful Monday - Online Get Together
Time: 10:00 - 10:45

Join us for 45 mins on our virtual Mindful Monday session. We will send colouring sheets with images from the archives to colour in or bring your own project along. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Tue 27Advanced Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 11:00 - 12:00

This session covers electoral registers, marriage licence bonds and tithe documents.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
May 2021
Thu 6Online Event - Reading from the Archives
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Take it easy for 30 minutes and enjoy a number of stories detailing ordinary people's lives in the past.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 12Online- How to ... Use Our New Online Catalogue
Time: 14:00 - 14:30

Some tips and tricks for searching for a range of documents, and explain how these can be placed on the clipboard.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Thu 13Online Workshop - Small Bites-Norwich Building Control Plans
Time: 14:00 - 14:30

We hold thousands of these architectural plans, covering all kinds of Norwich buildings , from 1877 to 1989. Join archivist Jenny Watts to explore the plans and discover how to find them in our indexes.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Tue 25Online Workshop - How to ... Care for your Books and Documents at Home
Time: 14:00 - 14:30

Join Senior Conservator, Nick Sellwood to find out how to look after the books and documents you own in your own home.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 26Online History Talk - Painting the Broads by Frank Meeres
Time: 13:00

In the 1920s a Suffolk teenage girl spent five summers on painting holidays on the Broads. Her ‘log’ gives a fascinating insight into Broadland holidays a century ago – and includes some fine paintings!
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 26Online History Talk - Painting the Broads by Frank Meeres
Time: 19:00

In the 1920s a Suffolk teenage girl spent five summers on painting holidays on the Broads. Her ‘log’ gives a fascinating insight into Broadland holidays a century ago – and includes some fine paintings!
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Thu 27Introduction to House History - Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Using a mixture of historical maps, census returns, trade directories, and wills to find out how to trace the history of the fabric of your building and it’s previous owners and inhabitants. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Fri 28Online How to ... Use Our New Online Catalogue
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Some tips and tricks for searching for a range of documents, and explain how these can be placed on the clipboard.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
June 2021
Wed 9Online History Talk - Discord, Dispute and Toleration in Reformation Norwich by Muriel McClendon
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

How did the religious tolerances of the city’s magistrates impact on on the Reformation in Tudor Norwich.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 9Online History Talk - Discord, Dispute and Toleration in Reformation Norwich by Muriel McClendon
Time: 19:00 - 20:00

How did the religious tolerances of the city’s magistrates impact on on the Reformation in Tudor Norwich.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Mon 14Mindful Monday - Online Get Together
Time: 13:00 - 13:45

Join us for 45 mins on our virtual Mindful Monday session. We will send colouring sheets with images from the archives to colour in or bring your own project along. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 16Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 14:00 - 15:00

Discover some tips on collecting materials and memories within your immediate family before finding out how to use census records, civil registration, and parish registers to trace your ancestors. Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Fri 18Online Workshop- Small Bites-Manor Court Records
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Manor records are a key source for tracing house history, and can help in family history too. This talk explains how they work and how you can start using this undervalued resource.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Wed 23Online- How to ... Use Our New Online Catalogue
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Some tips and tricks for searching for a range of documents, and explain how these can be placed on the clipboard.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/

 
Thu 24Advanced Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This session covers electoral registers, marriage licence bonds and tithe documents.
Booking info https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events-early-summer-2021/