Village life is recalled in nostalgic pictures from a Norfolk village’s past

Reverend Humphrey Barclay and family in Southrepps, 1922. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Societ

Reverend Humphrey Barclay and family in Southrepps, 1922. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

This gallery of images offers a fascinating window into the past of a north Norfolk village.

A group of lads on the Vernon Arms wall in Southrepps during the 1940s. Picture: Courtesy of the Sou

A group of lads on the Vernon Arms wall in Southrepps during the 1940s. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

All of the photographs show the people of Southrepps in the early part of the 20th century.

The photos and other will be on display at an upcoming 'Memories Day' at the village hall on Saturday, February 24 from 10.30am to 3.30pm, to mark the 40th anniversary of the Southrepps Society.

Colin Needham, from the society, said: 'The event is a one day exhibition of our collection and a chance for current and former village residents to participate once again in a Memories Day adding yet more stories and pictures to the archive.' Entry is free and there will be refreshments and homemade cakes.

The society achieves has regular meetings, lectures, walks and social events. Members have also undertaken an archaeological study of the village based on field walking.

Peter Tyler of Hall Farm, Southrepps. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society

Peter Tyler of Hall Farm, Southrepps. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant


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Southrepps Home Guard in the 1940s Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society

Southrepps Home Guard in the 1940s Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

A group of lads on the Vernon Arms wall in Southrepps during the 1940s. Picture: Courtesy of the Sou

A group of lads on the Vernon Arms wall in Southrepps during the 1940s. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

Workers at Hall Farm in Southrepps picking tulips for despatch to London. Picture: Courtesy of the S

Workers at Hall Farm in Southrepps picking tulips for despatch to London. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

Southrepps School photograph ,1918. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society

Southrepps School photograph ,1918. Picture: Courtesy of the Southrepps Society - Credit: Archant

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