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Spring Newsletter (1968). Click here to view (PDF File - with reader's comments !).

For this "Dip" we're opting for a geographic theme featuring the area around Thorpe St Andrew.

On the Thorpe New Cut reach, two trading wherries approaching Norwich around 1900.
A High Stern Sheet Wherry heading to Norwich on the bend before Thorpe New Cut Reach.
Spoon dredging at Thorpe Green, Hobrough workmen using wherry as a floating base. Note the typical wherry wheelbarrow c1905.
Pleasure Wherry used as a base for hiring boats at Thorpe Green near Norwich c1900.

Postcard from the collection of Mike Fuller

An interesting variation on the first view above.

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