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  • Tags: 1930s

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.

Dwelling house with sign board proclaiming G. Self Plumber & Decorator
Paperhanger Glazier
Pumps fixed & repaired

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

E. T. Ruffles leading massed group of bandsmen. Several bands represented at the opening rally of an EABBA festival in Yarmouth. (Film advertised is Mutiny on the Bounty with Charles Laughton & Clark Gable, first released in Europe in 1936)

Crowded giant marquee at Sennowe Park (the home of Sir Thomas Cook, at one time president of the EABBA) in the early 1930s. Probably one of the early East Anglian Brass Band Association's Contests.

Photograph possibly taken in Stewards Pasture dated 1936. E T Ruffles can be seen conducting; his suit & bowler hat suggests an earlier date.
Further undated picture from in Reepham Band Ring Binder.

Two group photographs of the band in the early uniform. The bass drum still includes the word 'Temperance'. Although not identified the second group contains many of the same faces. GB/REE/1608211244 -a Outside the Band Hall Back Row : George…

Postcard of Forest School, Whitwell with porch and half the house covered with ivy and with low brick wall in the foreground.

FSC (Forest School Camps) was originally formed in 1948 by a group of former students and teachers from a radical…

Reepham Fire Brigade attending a cottage fire at Salle. Sydney (Togo) Eglington in right foreground.

Reepham Pierrot Group was formed from members of the church choir.

L to R :-
George Cocking, boot and shoe repairer
Mabel Utting, butcher's daughter
Olive Chapman
Mrs Fred Gibbs, organist, draper & milliner, seated
Nancy Geake, Rector's…

Reepham Pierrot Group was formed from members of the church choir.

L to R :-
George Cocking, Mabel Utting, Nancy Geake ,
Olive Chapman, Donald Chapman,
and Mrs Fred Gibbs (seated)
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