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Downham`s Workhouse

300 YEARS OF CARING The Poor House to High Haven St Mark`s Gospel chapter 14 verse 7 in the King James version has " For ye have the poor with you always , and whensoever ye will ye may do them good . " For as long as the church of St Edmund has stood ...
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Downham`s Bridges

copyright Eastern Daily Press : Images of Norfolk 1995. The Great Ouse Flood Protection Scheme was a massive undertaking . The river rises in Northamptonshire and runs 165 miles out to King`s Lynn. The first of the very bad flooding in living memory ca ...
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RAF Downham

One man`s lifetime passion for the airfield combined with the current need to identify and record as much of the surviving buildings , has resulted in this article being written . The most recent over winter excavations ( Dec 2014-March 2015) have been on ...
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Wills

Summary of the will of Henry Saffrey PROB 11/583 In the name of God , Amen. I Henry Saffery of Downham Market , gent , being indisposed in body but of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding praise be God for the same . Item I give and devise to ...
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Downham Cavalry 1818

(W Wayman , 1890. Mr Howes , no 23 . First Sergant and Line Marker ) . "Copy of the Articles of Enrolment, and the Rules and Regulations of the Downham Cavalry, composed of Gentlemen and Yeomen in the Hundred and Half of Clackclose, in the county of Norfo ...
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Downham`s Railway.

TOP NEWS ENGLISH HERITAGE HAVE LISTED AND SAVED THE SIGNAL BOX AT DOWNHAM AS OF JULY 2013. As early as 1824 , the dawn of the railway era, a prospectus of the Norfolk and Suffolk Rail Road company was being circulated in the newspapers of the day , in th ...
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Crime & Punishment

No doubt in the depths of the National Archives and in sources in the Norfolk Record Office like the Quarter Sessions , as yet un indexed, there would be more about crime and punishment in Downham and district . These are just a few of the problems which b ...
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Downham Riots 1816

At the end , on that hot August Saturday , on Norwich Castle hill , there was a delay. A rumour of a reprieve " and the execution not taking place until half past one , gave strength to that rumour . " But no urgent galloping horse, no urgent running man b ...
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