Diss, Norfolk

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Diss, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Diss

Historic Maps of Diss and the local area.

I was born on the Ling,moved to Palgrave,returned to the Ling on leaving Diss Secondary Modern School as it was then.First job was as an apprentice baker at Denny's cafe/restaurant,who remember Denny's?.as a teenager it was the Rendevous coffee bar the local meeting point on Victoria Road.Now living in Nottinghamshire.

I lived in Diss in the 50's at 14A Sunnyside Street. My parents were the Salvation Army officers. The house we lived in was behind the Salvation Army hall. I remember buying a pomegranate, from the market on the way to school and eating it with a pin. There was a boy who lived in a house overlooking the Mere that went to my (...Read full memory)