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April 2021
Wed 14The Lost Buildings of Dereham

Sue Walker and Robena Brown
Zooim presentation

DHT
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/

NRO
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
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
Tue 27Travels in the footsteps of James Baillie Fraser
Time: 19:30

Dr Ben Cartwright - Online with Zoom

BAHS
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/

NRO
May 2021
Wed 5Blickling Hall

Liz & Robert Scott 7.30pm

WLHG
Thu 6Lucy Lavers return to Dunkirk 75 years on

Simon Garnier

WHS
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/

NRO
Wed 12AGM & members social evening

7.30pm

WLHG
Wed 12Making tracks through Mid-Norfolk
Time: 19:30

Dr Patrick Anstey
On line presentation ahead of the meeting. Zoom discussion with Patrick on 12 May at 7.30 pm. Please see Society website for further information.

DHT
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
June 2021
Wed 9John Abel - horse-dealer of Norwich
Time: 19:30

Judith Havens
On line presentation ahead of the meeting. Zoom discussion with Judith on 9 June at 7.30 pm. Please see website for further information.

DHT
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
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/

NRO
July 2021
Wed 14Norfolk Mills
Time: 19:30

Alison Yardy
At Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
August 2021
Wed 11Narborough Bone Mill
Time: 19:30

Graeme Brown
At Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
September 2021
Wed 8Five o’clock tea with Betsy (Elizabeth Fry)
Time: 19:30

Georgette Vale
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
October 2021
Wed 13The Norwich Castle: Gateway to Medieval England Project
Time: 19:30

Dr Robin Hanley
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
November 2021
Wed 10Hobbies of Dereham
Time: 19:30

Martin Flegg
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
December 2021
Wed 8A Tudor Christmas
Time: 19:30

A Tudor Christmas
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
January 2022
Wed 12The life and mysteries of St Withburga
Time: 19:30

Rod Chapman
Trinity Methodist Church Hall

DHT
   

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