Old Maps of Dersingham

Historic Maps of Dersingham and environs, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey and by renowned Victorian cartographer Samuel Lewis.

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Memories of Dersingham

Read and share your memories of Dersingham itself or of a particular photo of Dersingham.

My first recollection of Dersingham was as a seven year old boy in 1941. My mother, sister and I were evacuated from the East End of London during the blitz and arrived, after a long train journey, at the Station Hotel one late afternoon which was (...Read full memory)

We lived in the village shop Virginia Stores owned by Peatling & Cawdron.  My dad won the Vernons Football Pools in 1955  a great sum of  £505.6s,  my sister and I had new bikes, and mum and dad went for a holiday to Blackpool! with her new fur coat.  We moved to Brancaster after that when they (...Read full memory)