Ludham Memories

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This amazing community has grown around our invitation to 'Share Your Memories'.

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I knew Sergeant Sissen well as he used to meet the Hickling policeman in Catfield where I was born. Local police met regularly in what was called, I think, a "point". I was born in 1925 so I remember the two policemen standing by their tall cycles outside the junction of Catfield Street and Limes Road.

As a child in the early 1960's my family used to holiday on and around the Broads. My most vivid memory is of a place I considered the most magical in the world....Fairyland in Ludham !! I know it is long gone now but I would LOVE any pictures or memories others have of this place. Sadly, although I know photos were taken my (...Read full memory)

My great uncle:Stephen Sissen, was policeman to Ludham from 1922 to 1936 Whilst serving in Ludham he received numerous commendations for his work and the Kings Silver Jubilee medal was awarded to him on 10th May 1935