Fonds MC 23 - Plowright of Swaffham Papers

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MC 23


Plowright of Swaffham Papers


  • 1616-1911 (Creation)

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29 pieces

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(19th century)

Biographical history

The family owned an ironmonger's and machine manufacturer's business in the Market Place, Swaffham, thoroughout the 19th century.

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Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 7 May 1965 (MS 21573 numbered MC 23/1-29).

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This collection, is exclusively of personal and family papers, including some vivid accounts of local events.

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See also BR 78.

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Created 15/11/2004 by Droip. Modified 06/03/2019 by Catherine.Collins.


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