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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 Monday, 21 November 2016 17:16



HOW TO FIND US

(Click on map to go to larger interactive version)

NR29 4AH
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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.
 


THE LAST TWELVE MONTHS


HEIGHAM HOLMES

October 2016

Steve Prowse, National Trust Ranger, follows up our visit last year - once again attracting a large audience.

Martham page


BEER - BROADLAND'S BREWERIES

September 2016

Following the AGM, Nicola Hems, Curator Museum of the Broads, told us an awful lot about a subject dear to local hearts.

The Broads page


GREAT YARMOUTH TOWN WALL

August 2016

A tour expertly led by MLHG member Janet Edwards

Neighbours page


HOVETON HALL

July 2016

A pleasant and welcoming visit to a nearby landmark. Photos to come.

Neighbours page


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

 

 MARTHAM STAITHE AT THE END OF ONE OF OUR EXPLORATORY WALKS