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Family details about Sidney Parker Eglington and his working partnership with his grandfather Robert Parker Gooch.

Dick Vout delivering milk on Dereham Road. Details about Edward Le Neve who lived at Tyler's Mead in the early 1900s.

Written to promote interest in the Bircham Centre centenary celebrations in summer 2019.

Nonconformist chapels and places of worship in Reepham during the 1800s and early 1900s.

Norwich Road in the early 1900s, with brief details about Beaver House, Jesse Bircham and John Rooke.

Early performances of the minstrel group, particularly at a Garden Fete with electric lighting provided by Dixon's shop at Towns End Corner.

Further information about James, Hester and Mary the three vagrants.

Initial research about Jimmy, Hester & Mary Ann, three vagrants familar to Reepham inhabitants in the early 1900s.

Background to The Star, a public house on Whitwell Street, with details about its landlords William Morris and Frederick Watson.

Members of Reepham Orchestral Band in the early 1900s; charitable events; band of the 3rd Norfolk Rifle Volunteers.

Identification of some of the families who lived on Salle Street in the 1800s, particularly Joseph Leeds, landlord of the White Horse.

Brief history of the shop at Towns End Corner, currently V's Cafe. Previous proprietors had been George Grief, Ada Frost and J. Dixon.

The early days of Gibbs' ironmongers shop.

After the suicide of his father Robert, Philip Leamon and his brother Arthur took over the farming and tannery business. Philip soon got into debt leading to bankruptcy which resulted in the sale of the Whitwell Hall Estate.

Photograph showing the use of the disused Primitive Methodist Chapel on Dereham Road as the new fire station. Comments from Edward Gibbs on the use of the old manual fire engine.

Details of the officials, Dr Perry (Medical Officer in charge), Lady Grace Barry (Commandant) ; record cards for Nan Bircham and her sister Dorothy Bruce.

The role of cyclists in WWI. Reference to their training manual.

Brief look at primary schools in Reepham in the 1900s; Reepham St. Mary's; Hackford & Whitwell Primary School; closure of St Mary's.

Aerial photograph of the junction on the B1145 before modification in the 1990s
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