Hilgay, Norfolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Hilgay and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Stocks Hill

Hi, we have bought a property 75 yards from Ali Dent's the butcher, a little red-brick house in 'The Yard' belonging to a Mr Howlett. I wonder if you remember the cottage? If you're interested I can send you some pictures of the ...Read full memory

A memory of Hilgay

Born In Hilgay

I was born in 1937 and lived in Hilgay until 1949. I think I had an idyllic early childhood living in Hilgay. So many memories of swimming in the river in summer. Shopping for a new dress at "Auntie" Barbara Dent's little shop to ...Read full memory

A memory of Hilgay by Freida Wright

Working For Dents Transport

I worked for Dents Transport from September 1986 until late May1998 almost the end of the company. Sad to see it go. I must have enjoyed working for them to have stayed so long, so many stayed much longer. The ...Read full memory

A memory of Hilgay by Paul Milliam