Great Yarmouth (Churchill Road), Norfolk

Great Yarmouth, often known to locals as Yarmouth, is a coastal town in Norfolk, England. It is located at the mouth of the River Yare, 20 miles (30 km) east of Norwich. It has been a seaside resort since 1760, and is the gateway from the Norfolk Broads to the North Sea. ~Wikipedia One of many... Continue Reading →

Great Massingham, Norfolk

Great Massingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is also notable for the number of ponds in the village - two large ones in the village centre and more in the outskirts. ~Wikipedia Postmistress in 1900 was Mrs. Elizabeth West. I think the office was probably that building with the... Continue Reading →

Geldeston, Norfolk

Geldeston is a parish and village in Norfolk. It is about 1 mile west of Gillingham and 2 miles north west of Beccles. Other nearby villages include Ellingham and Broome to the west. ~Wikipedia Only part of the large building remains, the trees to the back would seem to be the same ones. The Postmaster... Continue Reading →

Fritton, Norfolk

Fritton is a village in the English county of Norfolk, situated some 9 km (5.6 mi) south-west of the town of Great Yarmouth and 11 km (6.8 mi) north-west of the Suffolk town of Lowestoft. It should not be confused with the village of the same name near Morning Thorpe in Norfolk. ~Wikipedia   Lovely... Continue Reading →

Catfield, Norfolk

Catfield is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 19.7 miles (31.7 km) south-east of Cromer, 17.3 miles (27.8 km) north-east of Norwich and 136 miles (219 km) north-east of London. The village lies 2.7 miles (4.3 km) south-south-east of the nearby town of Stalham. ~Wikipedia  ... Continue Reading →

Bergh Apton, Norfolk

Bergh Apton is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England, 7 miles (11 km) south-east of Norwich just south of the A146 between Yelverton and Thurton. ~Wikipedia   The old Post Office seems to be the building on the left as it has signs. As can be seen the... Continue Reading →

Falkland Islands Dependencies Map Flaws Part Two – Spot on King’s Cheek

Further to John Spencer's comment here... John kindly sent me some images of another flaw that appears on the Falkland Island Dependencies Map set of stamps. I reproduce here the comments he sent me. Many thanks John ! Plate1 R5/1 Saunders and Harding in their Study Paper No 4 and later Goldberg gives a description... Continue Reading →

Barton Broad / Barton Turf, Norfolk

Barton Turf is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 20 km north-east of the city of Norwich, on the northwestern edge of Barton Broad, the second largest broad of the Norfolk Broads. ~Wikipedia This was quite hard to locate because it has been modified a... Continue Reading →

Banham, Norfolk

Banham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is about 7 miles (11 km) north of Diss, 12 miles (19 km) east of Thetford and 20 miles (32 km) south west of Norwich. ~Wikipedia   Still there today, the Post Office is the central building, with the building... Continue Reading →

Aylsham, Norfolk

Aylsham is a historic market town civil parish on the River Bure in north Norfolk, England, about 15 km north of Norwich. ~Wikipedia.   As can be seen the view has not changed much. I can't get in close with Google Maps, but this following postcard illustrates the same view. At the time of writing... Continue Reading →

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