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Acle is a popular centre for amateur yachtsmen, who come ashore to explore the area and visit the inns used by local rivermen. These robust characters earn their living all year round on dark-sailed wherries, which are dingier than the white-hulled craft we see here, including the large broads holiday cruiser.

Other Memories from Acle

I am looking for a church called Heringby or St Ethelbert Church where my ancestor Hugh Atte Fenne was buried in the chancel next to his mother. He bequeathed money to rebuild the tower, roof and porch around 1474 when he died. He also founded a college and an almshouse for the poor. Could this be the same church? I have been searching for it. My e-mail is sjlatshaw@comcast.net ~Susan

I have many happy memories of this school, I went there when it first opened, we were so lucky, the school had all modern equipment and really nice classrooms, and a brilliant Headmaster, Mr Phillips, he was very strict but fair, as were most of the teachers, Miss Leadbetter, Mr Flowerdew,Mr Powell, Miss Smith, Mrs Tilbrook, Mr Priest - these are the names that I can remember. I became a Prefect in my final ...see more

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