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October 2020
Thu 1Online Launch event for 2020 volume ‘Humphry Repton and his family: Correspondence, 1805-1816’
Time: 19:00

Via Zoom, 7pm. Details and register at https://norfolkrecordsociety.org.uk/events.

NRS
Thu 1Cancelled

Nigel Morter

WHS
Tue 6Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This online workshop will help you take your first steps into exploring your family history.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115330480572

NRO
Wed 7TBA

Tony Sims

NHS
Wed 7CancelledWLHG
Wed 7Online History Talk-Anchored in Beer and Land- The Estate Plans of Bullard’s Brewery
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

Anchored in Beer and Land- The Estate Plans of Bullard’s Brewery
by Daryl Long
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Bullard’s Brewery commissioned plans of their estate to be drawn up. These plans are now held by the Norfolk Record Office. This talk looks in detail at what these plans can tell us; not just about Bullard’s business itself but also of their wider social context.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Daryl Long
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Wed 7Online History Talk -Anchored in Beer and Land- The Estate Plans of Bullard’s Brewery
Time: 19:00 - 20:00

Anchored in Beer and Land- The Estate Plans of Bullard’s Brewery
by Daryl Long
In the late nineteenth and early twentieth century, Bullard’s Brewery commissioned plans of their estate to be drawn up. These plans are now held by the Norfolk Record Office. This talk looks in detail at what these plans can tell us; not just about Bullard’s business itself but also of their wider social context.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Daryl Long
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Thu 8The Mary Rose - Zoom presentation

Matt Champion

ALHS
Fri 9House History - Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

This workshop is designed to help you use online sources to begin discovering the History of your House from home.

Learn how to discover the fabric of your building using OS, tithe and enclosure maps, before moving on to uncover the previous inhabitants of your house using census returns, trade directories, manor court books and wills.

Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/house-history-online-workshop-tickets-115335168594

NRO
Mon 12Mindful Monday - Online Get Together
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

This relaxing online workshop will help you begin your week.
Boo your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mindful-monday-online-get-together-tickets-115336959952

NRO
Tue 13Advanced Family History
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

This free online workshop will introduce you to new sources to help explore your family history.
Find out how to use some of the more advanced sources for tracing your family tree. This session includes a mixture of documents which can be accessed online but also those which are only available in the Norfolk Record Office searchroom in person. Sources included are electoral registers, marriage licence bonds and tithe documents.
Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/advanced-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115335878718

NRO
Wed 14Norwich at Work

Zoom discussion with Sarah Doig.
(On-line presentation ahead of the meeting).

DHT
Wed 14Outrage*us Archives
Time: 19:30 - 20:30

Join us for an evening of Outrageous Archives.

Our staff spent most of 2019 collecting distasteful names, insulting comments and shocking court cases from our archives to run this event in September last year. This year we have turned the event into an online format to allow even more of you to find out about the stories of Mr Golden Balls, the Vicar of Middleton’s derogatory terms for his congregation and the very unusual name of a 16th century boat in Kings Lynn. The event should last around 45 minutes.

Please note this session includes swear words.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/outrageus-archives-tickets-115342843550

NRO
Wed 14Research Blogger Training - online
Time: 09:30 - 11:00

This workshop is designed to give you the tools to research and write for the Norfolk Record Office Blog.
Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/research-blogger-training-online-tickets-115339894730

NRO
Thu 15John Constable

Patricia Hodgkins

GHS
Fri 16What Really Happened at the First Moving-Picture Shows? 

Professor Ian Christie
Online presentation, https://speakerregister.org.uk/gylhas from 19.30 and for one month afterwards

GYLH
Tue 20The Hanseatic Kontor in Kings Lynn 1475 - 1751; The Germans in England
Time: 17:00

Dr. Paul Richards
5 p.m. Hanse House, South Quay and The Rathskeller, 1 Hanse House, South
Quay, King’s Lynn PE30 5GN
Social distanced & open air social
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
Tue 20Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This online workshop will help you take your first steps into exploring your family history.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115330777460

NRO
Wed 21The Swing Riots in Norfolk - Cancelled

Rowena Burgess

LDLH
Wed 21The History of the Theatre Royal - Cancelled

Jason Reaper

CHS
Thu 22Worstead Weavers - Postponed

Margaret Brooker

ALHS
Tue 27Roman coins from rivers and wells in Britain: hoards or gifts for the gods?

Roger Bland (Short AGM precedes Talk)
Presentation on Zoom

BAHS
November 2020
Tue 3Cancelled

Oliver Bone , Kings Lynn Museum

WHS
Wed 4CancelledWLHG
Wed 4Norfolk Record Office Quiz Evening
Time: 19:30 - 21:00

Join us for our inaugural online quiz evening.

Grab yourself a drink and settle down to test your knowledge of Norfolk history.
Some (but not all questions) will relate to one of our archives, with rounds such as
Which year in history?
and
Where in Norfolk?.
This is purely for fun and you don’t need to reveal how you do unless you want to!
The quiz should take 60-90 minutes.
No booking required, just click on the link on this page ( https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/events/) 5 minutes before we go live.

NRO
Thu 5House History - Free Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This workshop is designed to help you use online sources to begin discovering the History of your House from home.

Learn how to discover the fabric of your building using OS, tithe and enclosure maps, before moving on to uncover the previous inhabitants of your house using census returns, trade directories, manor court books and wills.

Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/house-history-online-workshop-tickets-115335389254

NRO
Mon 9Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This online workshop will help you take your first steps into exploring your family history.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115330941952

NRO
Wed 11Armstrong’s Dereham

Zoom discussion with Susanna Wade-Martins.
(on-line presentation ahead of the meeting).

DHT
Wed 11Online History Talk - The Grand Tour and Beyond
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

The Grand Tour and Beyond- Accounts from Norfolk’s Archives
by Victoria Draper
Join us on a journey through the archives to uncover the grand tourists’ experiences during their travels. Using letters and diaries within the Norfolk Record Office we will see what the tourists thought about crossing the Chanel, how they found their transport on the continent and their encounters when site seeing.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Victoria Draper
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Wed 11Online History Talk - The Grand Tour and Beyond- Accounts from Norfolk’s Archives
Time: 19:00 - 20:00

The Grand Tour and Beyond- Accounts from Norfolk’s Archives
by Victoria Draper
Join us on a journey through the archives to uncover the grand tourists’ experiences during their travels. Using letters and diaries within the Norfolk Record Office we will see what the tourists thought about crossing the Chanel, how they found their transport on the continent and their encounters when site seeing.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Victoria Draper
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Thu 12Advanced Family History
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This free online workshop will introduce you to new sources to help explore your family history.
Find out how to use some of the more advanced sources for tracing your family tree. This session includes a mixture of documents which can be accessed online but also those which are only available in the Norfolk Record Office searchroom in person. Sources included are electoral registers, marriage licence bonds and tithe documents.
Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/advanced-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115336263870

NRO
Fri 13Small Bites - Wills - Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 13:30

Find out about the court system before 1858 and understand where your ancestor or individual you are researching may have had their will proved. Discover the changes to the system after 1858 and find out about some of the accompanying resources.
A 30 min session with a talk and time for questions.
Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/small-bites-wills-online-workshop-tickets-115341206654

NRO
Tue 17The Carmelite Priory Arch (Whitefriars), Boal Quay, King’s Lynn
Time: 16:00

Dr. Julian Litten
The Carmelite Priory Arch, Boal Quay, King’s Lynn & open air social.
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
Wed 18‘A very remote period indeed’; Discovering East Anglia’s Early Humans - Cancelled

Dr Richard Hoggett

LDLH
Wed 18The ups and downs of Elm Hill, Properties and People - Cancelled

Victor Morgan

CHS
Thu 19The Penny in your Purse

David Bailey

GHS
Fri 20Admiral Lord Nelson in Context

Assistant Professor Evan Wilson
Online presentation, https://speakerregister.org.uk/gylhas from 19.30 and for one month afterwards

GYLH
Fri 20Make your own Christmas Decorations - Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Have a go at making your very own Christmas decorations inspired by documents in the Norfolk Record Office
Book your place here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/making-your-own-christmas-decorations-online-workshop-tickets-115343156486

NRO
Mon 23Mindful Monday - Online Get Together
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

This relaxing online workshop will help you begin your week.
Book your free online ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mindful-monday-online-get-together-tickets-115337335074

NRO
Tue 24Dereham and its vicar in Victorian times

Susanna Wade-Martins
Presentation on Zoom.

BAHS
Thu 26Iron Age Norfolk - Postponed

Dr John Davies

ALHS
Thu 26House History - Free Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

This workshop is designed to help you use online sources to begin discovering the History of your House from home.

Learn how to discover the fabric of your building using OS, tithe and enclosure maps, before moving on to uncover the previous inhabitants of your house using census returns, trade directories, manor court books and wills.

Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/house-history-online-workshop-tickets-115335467488

NRO
December 2020
Wed 2Cancelled

2.30pm

WLHG
Wed 2Introduction to Family History - Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 11:00

This online workshop will help you take your first steps into exploring your family history.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/introduction-to-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115331136534

NRO
Thu 3Cancelled

Dr Tom Licence (UEA)

WHS
Fri 4Small Bites - Schools - Online Workshop
Time: 10:00 - 10:30

Interested in researching an old school building? Want to find out what happened in your local school in the past? Join us for a session looking at school records, including public building grants and log books. Find out what closure periods mean in terms of accessing some of these records and what is available to view.

A 30 min session with a talk and time for questions.

Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/small-bites-schools-online-workshop-tickets-115341611866

NRO
Mon 7Mindful Monday - Online Get Together
Time: 13:00 - 13:30

This relaxing online workshop will help you begin your week.
Book your free ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/mindful-monday-online-get-together-tickets-115337561752

NRO
Wed 9Thatchers and Thackers, Larwoods and Fleggs - surname maps as windows on the past

Zoom discussion with Trevor Ogden.
(on line presentation ahead of the meeting).

DHT
Wed 9Online History Talk - How Norwich Fought against the Plague
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

How Norwich Fought against the Plague
by Frank Meeres
The year 2020 is not the first time Norwich has come under threat from a pandemic. Outbreaks of plague in Tudor and Stuart times were just as devastating for the city – and led to many more deaths. Have we learnt from the past? – this talk looks at how the city authorities tried to fight against the plague – and compares their actions with those of people at the present time.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Frank Meeres
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Wed 9Online History Talk- How Norwich Fought against the Plague
Time: 19:00 - 20:00

How Norwich Fought against the Plague
by Frank Meeres
The year 2020 is not the first time Norwich has come under threat from a pandemic. Outbreaks of plague in Tudor and Stuart times were just as devastating for the city – and led to many more deaths. Have we learnt from the past? – this talk looks at how the city authorities tried to fight against the plague – and compares their actions with those of people at the present time.
20 min talk plus live Q and A with speaker- Frank Meeres
Zoom link can be found here https://norfolkrecordofficeblog.org/history-talks/

NRO
Thu 10Advanced Family History
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This free online workshop will introduce you to new sources to help explore your family history.
Find out how to use some of the more advanced sources for tracing your family tree. This session includes a mixture of documents which can be accessed online but also those which are only available in the Norfolk Record Office searchroom in person. Sources included are electoral registers, marriage licence bonds and tithe documents.
Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/advanced-family-history-online-workshop-tickets-115336318032

NRO
Fri 11House History - Free Online Workshop
Time: 13:00 - 14:00

This workshop is designed to help you use online sources to begin discovering the History of your House from home.

Learn how to discover the fabric of your building using OS, tithe and enclosure maps, before moving on to uncover the previous inhabitants of your house using census returns, trade directories, manor court books and wills.

Book your ticket here https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/house-history-online-workshop-tickets-115335533686

NRO
Tue 15Conservation in Action: King’s Lynn
Time: 16:00

Kevin Elfleet
Socially distanced at the Globe Hotel, possible social in beer garden.
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
Wed 16Living History from Blickling Hall - Cancelled

Two characters from Blickling join us for our Christmas Do.

LDLH
Thu 17Music and Party Time

Bristol Fashion

GHS
Fri 18A Virtual Tour around St Nicholas Minster

Dr Paul Davies
Online presentation, https://speakerregister.org.uk/gylhas from 19.30 and for one month afterwards

GYLH
January 2021
Wed 6Sewage in Wells

Roger Arguile, 2.30pm

WLHG
Tue 19St Mary’s Church, South Wootton
Time: 16:00

John Smallwood
Socially distanced at t Mary’s Church, Church Lane, South Wootton followed by social outside at the Swan Inn.
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
Wed 20The de Argentein Family: Cup Bearers to Medieval Kings - Cancelled

David Wollweber

LDLH
Thu 28Shardlake's Norwich - CJ Sansom's Tombland and Kett's Rebellion

Paul Dickson

ALHS
February 2021
Wed 3The Black Death in Norfolk

Mark Bailey, 2.30pm

WLHG
Sat 20In the Steps of King John
Time: 14:00

Mike Brown and Graham Sampson
Meet at Ferry Square, then drive to Clenchwarton, Church Road, for various locations.
Social follows at The Partridge Inn beer garden.
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
Thu 25The Walsingham Study

Ian Hinton, Norfolk Historic Buildings Group

ALHS
March 2021
Wed 3Binham Priory

Nicholas Vincent 7.30pm

WLHG
Thu 4What the Victorians threw away

Dr Tom Licence (UEA)

WHS
Tue 16Norfolk Wildlife Trust’s Roydon Common and Grimston Warren Nature Reserves and their Archaeology
Time: 16:00

Dr. Clive Jonathon Bond
Meet at Roydon Common, Lynn Road PE32 1A, at the newly refurbished Norfolk
Wildlife Trust Western car park, with picnic in hand
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
April 2021
Thu 1Hempton Priory

Matthew Champion

WHS
Wed 7Early Policing in Wells II

Steve Adcock 7.30pm

WLHG
Tue 20The Open Fields of South-West Norfolk – A Midlands System in East Anglia?

Michael Medlar

 
Tue 20Tydd St Mary RFC Landing Ground: The Archaeological Survey in 2014
Time: 18:00

Paul Markillie & Dr. Clive Jonathon Bond
Meet at Markillie S. & Son Ltd, Grange Farm, Tydd St Mary, with a picnic in hand.
Contact clivejbond@ao.com, 01553 671239, before day of event.

WNKL
May 2021
Wed 5Blickling Hall

Liz & Robert Scott 7.30pm

WLHG
Thu 6Lucy Lavers return to Dunkirk 75 years on

Simon Garnier

WHS
Wed 12AGM & members social evening

7.30pm

WLHG
   

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