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MARTHAM LOCAL HISTORY GROUP Researching the history of Martham

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Welcome to 
Martham Local History Group Website
 
Researching and enjoying the History of Martham, 
a busy Norfolk village
surrounded by the Norfolk Broads, 
whilst looking further afield in East Anglia

This site was last modified on Wednesday, 31 August 2016 17:58


ALREADY WITH MEMBERS

BOOKING FORMS
FOR . . . .

A guided tour of Great Yarmouth's Medieval Wall August

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HOW TO FIND US

(Click on map to go to larger interactive version)

NR29 4AH
Click the map to open an interactive map in a new window.
 
We meet in Martham Methodist Church which is on the left side of Repps Road, opposite Rollesby Road, just before the zebra crossing. Repps Road comes in from the A149. The symbol above is for NR29 4AH, the nearest we can get but slightly to the east of the church - use this post code in your SatNav.

Park on the car park just beyond the zebra crossing, on the right.

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DID YOU MISS
THESE TWO ENTHRALLING RECORDS OF MARTHAM IN THE TWENTIETH CENTURY?


 Martham - 60 Years of Change
A booklet recording changes in Martham during the reign of Queen Elizabeth II. Still on sale in the Parish Church or from 01493 740379.

Martham Stories
A series of short films about the History of Martham. Many feature long-standing residents recalling their childhood in the village. Produced with the help of students at Flegg High School who created the artwork, did the filming and made their own appearances.

CLICK THE LINK AT THE FOOT OF THE PAGE TO GO TO MARTHAM STORIES
Under Research Links you will find a list of other interesting and useful contacts.
 


RECENT POSTINGS


CASTLE ACRE

June 2016

A coach trip to a unique settlement, led by Professor Robert Liddiard of the UEA

Norfolk page


COMMONS IN NORFOLK

May 2016

Helen Baczkowska of Norfolk Wildlife Trust

Norfolk page


BOUDICCA

April 2016

Molly Housego in full costume and full flow

Further Afield page


REVISITING THE ASYLUM

March 2016

Revealing talk by Dr Steve Cherry (UEA) about the work of now derelict St Andrew's Hospital, Norwich

Norfolk page


DINNER PICS 2016

Photographs by Michael Steward

Home page


WAR IN THE AIR OVER NORFOLK

January 2016

Return visit by William Buck with a very local story

Norfolk at War page


DESERTED SETTLEMENTS

November 2015

Ian Groves tells us why 200 villages have disappeared in Norfolk alone

Norfolk page


HIGH SPRITES, GHOSTS AND LEGENDS

October 2015

Ghostly tales from Norfolk's Amber Shoreline, told by David Stannard

Norfolk page


REVELATIONS FROM THE PARISH RECORDS

September 2015

 AGM business over, Ann Meakin showed how the ancient records reveal so much about past Martham

Martham page


JOHN TURNER

LOCAL  WWI HERO

A summary of research by Christopher Jary

Photographs added Feb 2016

Martham page


 

 MARTHAM STAITHE AT THE END OF ONE OF OUR EXPLORATORY WALKS