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Peaceful and thought-provoking scenes of life down by the water.

Norwich Photographic Memories

Norwich Photographic Memories

The photo 'Norwich, Boom Towers and Carrow Bridge 1938' appears in this book.

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The boom towers originally had a chain stretched between them, which could be raised to block the River Wensum if need be. Unfortunately, the right-hand tower is now only half the height it was in this picture.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

Other Memories from Norwich

I remember going into the Jenny Lind the day Prince Andrew was born, the 19th Feb 1960. I had swelling in my Neck left from mumps and had radium treatment. I was on the Gannon Ward and can also remember the side ward which seemed like a glass conservatory. The nurses were lovely and they had a lovely playroom and dolls house. I too remember the green walls and pink toothpaste that tasted lovely.

O officers club and no club dances

Trips to Sculthope USA air force base

My G Grandfather lived there up to 1897. Last known Licensee was Charles S. Douglas 1940 I believe the final year of trading was 1971

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