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News items are listed in date order, most recent first. Look at items further down the list if you have not already done so as there may be items of interest.

08 Nov 2021 : Wortham Burials - over 4000 burial records for C16 to end of C19 - search here

03 Nov 2021 : Wortham Burials - about 1000 burial records for initial letters A, B, D and E - search here

26 Oct 2021 : More meetings information

29 Aug 2021 : Rickinghall school logs ..... school logs for 1925 to 1945

19 Aug 2021 : Meetings ..... resumption of regular house meetings with a Theme

5 Aug 2021 : Meetings ..... speakers for October and November have been booked

26 Jul 2021 : Postcards ..... and other pictures of Diss

19 Jul 2021 : Botesdale Chapel of Ease ..... a chapel then a school

19 Jul 2021 : Botesdale Village ..... snippets about the village

19 Jul 2021 : Crimes in Botesdale, 1890 - 1899 ..... transcripts of newspaper articles relating to crime and policing

11 Jul 2021 : Request for help ..... We are looking for people who are willing to photograph any local village and/or their church or other place of interest with the idea that the images should be representative of that place as it is now. Anyone willing to do this is asked to let us know that you are willing to do it and for which village and then email to np781@btinternet.com the photos with any explanation as to where they were taken as necessary. Thank you ....

10 Jul 2021 : New villages ..... Three new villages added to the history section; Botesdale , East Harling and Wortham - ready for people to send us information to add into them ....

06 Jul 2021 : Some information ..... - List of the absent voters for Shelfanger added - useful for military researches ....

04 Jul 2021 : Data searches ..... Hopefully the Parish , All Data and 1939 searches are all operational. There is limited data at present with just a few pieces for Diss and Shelfanger. Please try this and we would welcome any comments. If anyone is willing to undertake some transcriptions please make contact ....

27 Jun 2021 : Some information ..... - The adding of information has started - see Shelfanger for an example ....

17 Jun 2021 : A new site host ..... It is with grateful thanks that the the Tharston Past website will be hosting the DFHG web pages for the time being ....

12 Jun 2021 : THE WAY FORWARD ..... At last things seem to be looking up and perhaps we can see a tiny chink of light at the end of the tunnel. Most of us will have had our covid jabs and at the moment we can actually meet outside under the Rule of 6. We will be starting our house meetings again this month. They will be free afternoon social meetings with tea and cake so that we can all get to know each other again. As numbers will be limited It will be by personal invitation only and all members will receive an invitation in turn.

8 Feb 2021 : This is where we begin ..... We are a very small independent group interested in the study of family, local and social history. Some of our members have Norfolk and Suffolk ancestors but many are researching ancestors from all over Britain. Most of our members live in Norfolk or Suffolk but there are those who live as far away as America. This is the start of our new website....


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