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E. T. Ruffles conducting a group of at least three bands with a young audience in the top RH corner (possibly part of a final concert at an EABBA Band Festival)

Group of 8 photographs of Reepham Band playing at the Theatre Royal, Norwich. Older members are in uniform, but one player is still in short trousers (John Hall). Other younger players are in civilian clothes or cadet uniforms. Pamela Barsted, the…

Photograph of junior players in Reepham Band taken in 1940 behind The Dial House with Pamela Barsted, the first female player, sitting between Gordon Frankland and Tommy Ruffles.

Descendants of William Gascoins who lived in Great Witchingham circa 1721-1765

Newspaper cutting with brief history of Aylsham Silver Band on its 60th anniversary in 1988

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Detailed manuscript accounts book dating from the purchase of the Ironmongery and Agricultural Seed Business from Stephen Leeds in 1888 until 1915.
Business valued at £1196 on 11 October 1888.

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Leaflet advertising seeds and roots for farmers including mangels, swede, turnips, kale fodder beet; gives the price of 40 shillings an acre for a ley mix.

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A detailed manuscript record of seeds supplied by Edward Gibbs & Son to local growers.

This photograph was originally published as a postcard by H E Tansley, a photographer in Sheringham & Cromer, to celebrate the band's success at the Crystal Palace Championships in 1936. In a later reproduction the word 'Temperance' was removed.

Memories from Heather Normand (née Beaver)

This Minute Book was in the Reepham Society Archive.
The Town Council advise us that this should be returned to them as it should be held at The Norfolk Record Office.
It is in the Archive while we glean information from this record and will be…

Norfolk Research Committee : Excavation and Fieldwork to be carried out at Whitwell Hall on Saturday 31 March and Sunday 1 April - year tbc
This was part of a study course run by Chris Barringer and David Yaxley. These courses created a great…

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5 items :- 1 cake tin 155mm dia x 75mm deep1 small rectangular shovel (for cooking?)1 rounded shovel 145mm x 55mm x 70mm1 small funnel 75mm dia x 127mm, small triangular hook on rim1 small funnel 65mm dia x 116mmThe cake tin is labelled 'Example of…

Valuation of Properties in the Parish of Reepham with Kerdistone with Names of Occupiers, Name of Owner, Description of Property, Estimated Extent, Estimated Rental and Rateable Value.

Hand written reference on the back of the first page of the…

The history of Reepham Town Band from its beginnings as part of the Reepham Band of Hope including :- it's competition successes under the leadership of E T Ruffles; inclusion of female players during World War II; further triumphs in the 1970s;…

E. T. Ruffles with Aylsham Fellowship Band, prize-winners at a Cambridge festival.

Participants L to R :- L. C. Goose (Clerk to St. Faith's & Aylsham RDC)D Kendall Chapman (Clerk to Reepham Parish Council)M. G.Mwandike (from Tanganyika)F. N. Kulubya (from Uganda) Mrs W. M. Simmons (Chairman of Reepham Parish Council)

Letter of thanks from Queen Mary after the concert given by the Reepham Junior Band on 30 August 1945.
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