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Recorded interviews and memoirs collected by Sophia Hankinson

  • AUD 89
  • Fonds
  • Aug-Sep 2013

Recorded interviews are mainly of Rachel Young. Though Rachel Young (born circa 1914) was heavily involved in the management of several heritage sites in Norwich (Strangers Hall, Bridewell and St Peter Hungate), these recordings relate to her time...

Sophia Hankinson; 20th century-21st century; museum curator; Norwich and King's Lynn, Norfolk

King's Lynn expansion

Description: Trevor Austin interviews officials and businessmen of King's Lynn about the expansion of King's Lynn through the building of new roads towards Cambridge.Recording location: Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): Au...

The Fens

Description: Unidentified male presenter discusses the Fens with Unidentified male. Topics include the unique flora and fauna.Recording location: Norfolk, England, UKPerformer(s)/contributer(s): unidentified (speaker, male, presenter); unidentifie...

Papers of Dr Joyce Mildred Lambert

  • MC 2442
  • Fonds
  • 1920s-2005

This collection contains personal papers of Lambert including certificates and references from her early childhood to her appointment as Leverhulme fellow; her papers regarding her highly significant, groundbreaking research regarding the Norfolk ...

Dr Joyce Mildred Lambert; 1916-2005; botanist, ecologist; Brundall, Norfolk, and Herne Hill, London, and Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, Southampton, Hampshire

Interview of Wendy Brinded by Jonathan Draper

00:00-05:00 (minutes:seconds) - introductions, Wendy (hereafter WB) outlines her connections with Norfolk; describes origins of her interest in history and objects of the past, including role of schools and good teachers, mentioning Ludham [First]...

Jonathan Draper; 20th century-; archivist

Interview of May Cook by Jean Eaglen

00:00 minutes:seconds - interview of May Cook; subjects discussed include Hingham; Hingham School; shop in Hingham; living in Hingham; interviewee's husband's call up to army, subsequent army pension and employment at Burton's Store...

Jean Eaglen; fl 2003-2004; Norfolk

Interview of Jilly Clarke and Audrey Gosling by Jean Eaglen

00:00 minutes:seconds - subjects discussed include accidents; alcohol; Miss Atkins; bee stings; blackouts; cider; Clarke's [shop]; crocks, stone; deaths; dialects; dog bites; dogs; engines; evacuees from east London and lining up in Wymondham...

Jean Eaglen; fl 2003-2004; Norfolk

Interview of Fred Gardner by Jean Eaglen

00:00 minutes:seconds - subjects discussed include 1st Militia; ammunition; annual treats; army; army training; Attleborough; barns; baths; beaches; bicycles; brass polishing; bread and dripping; black bread; British Expeditionary Force (BEF); Bri...

Jean Eaglen; fl 2003-2004; Norfolk

Interview of Eric King by Jean Eaglen

00:00 minutes:seconds - subjects discussed include agricultural contractors; airfields; use of ashes on airfields; bricklayers; building trade; injuries from bulls; Hosking Clemens, farmer; Colman Road, Norwich; Cranmer and Cranmer School [of Fake...

Jean Eaglen; fl 2003-2004; Norfolk

Autobiography and notebook of John Bilby, hair cutter and dresser of 10, St Paul's Street, Norwich (later landlord of the 'Dog' in St Paul's parish), born 1801, died 1839; continued to 1846 by Thomas Bilby and with notes 1864-1868 of the Hillings of Great Yarmouth and Reedham, relatives of the Bilbys.

Besides autobiographical and family matter, John Bilby recorded local and national events, with much detail of musical and convivial clubs of which he was a member, frolics and outings including trips to Yarmouth on the Nelson Steam Packet, to (Br...

John Bilby; 1801-1839; hair cutter and dresser; Norwich, Norfolk

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