Falkland Islands Dependencies Map Flaws

This post is going to deal with identifying some of the flaws in the Falkland Islands Dependencies 'Map' issues.  There are two printings to deal with, commonly referred to as the thick and thin maps. Really the first thing to do is identify which set we are dealing with. The first set produced was the... Continue Reading →

Trimingham, Norfolk

Trimingham is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.  The village is 5.9 miles (9.5 km) north of North Walsham, 6.3 miles (10.1 km) east of Cromer and 24.8 miles (39.9 km) north of the city of Norwich. ~Wikipedia   Local historian Dot has informed me that this is the... Continue Reading →

Hemsby, Norfolk

Hemsby is a village, civil parish and seaside resort in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 7.5 mi (12.1 km) north of the town of Great Yarmouth.  Hemsby borders the villages of Winterton-on-Sea and Scratby. ~Wikipedia The postcard shows that the store was in the hands of A.L.Church and in the current... Continue Reading →

Walcot, Norfolk

Walcott is a small village and civil parish on the North Norfolk coast in England between Mundesley and Happisburgh.  The name derives from the Celtic word Walecote, which means village by the wood. The village is 19.1 miles (30.7 km) north east of Norwich, 11.9 miles (19.2 km) south east of Cromer and 137 miles... Continue Reading →

Thetford, Norfolk

Thetford is a market town and civil parish in the Breckland district of Norfolk, England. It is on the A11 road between Norwich and London, just south of Thetford Forest. Thetford is traditionally thought of as the royal residence of Boudica Queen of the Iceni. ~Wikipedia The building being used as the Post Office in this... Continue Reading →

King’s Lynn, Norfolk

King's Lynn, also known as Lynn, is a sea port and market town in the ceremonial county of Norfolk in the East of England. It is situated 97 miles (156 km) north of London and 44 miles (71 km) west of Norwich. ~Wikipedia The building pictured above was demolished in 1936 and replaced with a... Continue Reading →

Norwich, Norfolk

Norwich is a city on the River Wensum in England. It is the regional administrative centre and county town of Norfolk. During the 11th century, Norwich was the largest city in England after London, and one of the most important places in the kingdom. Until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was the capital of England's most... Continue Reading →

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