Fonds MC 535 - Diaries of Bill Holman of Norwich

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MC 535


Diaries of Bill Holman of Norwich


  • 1929-1986 (Creation)

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43 pieces

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A night worker in the print room of the Eastern Daily Newspapers all his working life and was consequently able to pursue his interests in the daytime.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 18 February 1994 (MS 33442).

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Contain entries relating to, amongst other things, his local walks, fishing, heraldry, churches, inn and village signs, photography, the weather and trips to the theatre and cinema.

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