Filby, Norfolk

Filby Old Post Office Filby is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It derives its name from the Viking File the Dane, who settled in the area around AD 800. The village is situated on the shores of Filby Broad and Ormesby Little Broad, in the Broads National Park. ~Wikipedia The postcard... Continue Reading →

Fakenham, Norfolk

Fakenham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is situated on the River Wensum, about 19 miles (31 kilometres) north east of King's Lynn, 19 miles (31 kilometres) south west of Cromer, and 25 miles (40 kilometres) north west of Norwich. ~Wikipedia Thanks to the help I gratefully received from Peter... Continue Reading →

Billingford, Norfolk

Billingford is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district of Norfolk, England, about 3 1⁄2 miles (5.6 km) north of East Dereham. The village is just north of the River Wensum, which forms the southern boundary of the parish. The village is on the B1145 road,[1] which links King's Lynn and Mundesley. ~Wikipedia... Continue Reading →

Old Norfolk Post Offices Map II

  This interactive map shows the post offices I have so far mapped locations of. Click the box at the top right for a full screen view. Sadly Google removed the street view from this type of map, but each location can be clicked on to reveal a link to the page here which does... Continue Reading →

Kirby Cane, Norfolk

Kirby Cane is a village and civil parish situated two miles (3.2 km) north-west of Beccles in Norfolk. ~Wikipedia   This is still a recognisable scene despite some alterations to the buildings. What looks like a shingle driveway in the Google image is now known as 'Old Post Office Lane'. The location is also shown... Continue Reading →

Brancaster, Norfolk

Brancaster is a village and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. The civil parish of Brancaster comprises Brancaster itself, together with Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Deepdale. The three villages form a more or less continuous settlement along the A149 at the edge of the Brancaster Manor marshland and the Scolt... Continue Reading →

New Book : Old Norfolk Post Offices

Today I am pleased to announce the launch of my new book entitled "Old Norfolk Post Offices - A Picture Postcard Tour" by Roger A. Davie. Here's the preface from the book and some further details... Over the past few years I have been collecting postcards of old Norfolk post offices and also hunting around... Continue Reading →

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 →

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