Fonds MC 3306 - Diary and other Papers of Frederick Parker, London schoolboy evacuated to Fakenham

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MC 3306

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Diary and other Papers of Frederick Parker, London schoolboy evacuated to Fakenham

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  • 1941-2010 (Creation)

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Two booklets, a magazine and 3 photographs

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(1926-2011)

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Born in London in October 1926. He was a very intelligent child and won a scholarship to the Central Foundation School. The whole school was evacuated to Fakenham in Norfolk.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 30/01/2013 (ACC 2012/275). List Completed 20/07/2017 (CW and JW).

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Frederick Parker was born in London in October 1926. He was a very intelligent child and won a scholarship to the Central Foundation School. The whole school was evacuated to Fakenham in Norfolk, during the evacuation Parker kept a handwritten diary in which he records the events of everyday life, while having an awareness of international affairs in the Second World War. The collection includes a transcript of the diary and an edition of the magazine of Parker's school.

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