Category Archives: Tunstead Remembers

For the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations, several residents, who have lived in Tunstead virtually all their lives, talked about life in the village when they were growing up.
As many as 20 Tunstodians were living here (if not born here) when Elizabeth came to the throne. Their anecdotes paint a vivid account of what life was like 60 or more years ago.

Victory Housing Community Hero Awards Honour Tunstead Residents

On Friday 9th November 24 people from around North Norfolk were given recognition for their outstanding achievements in their communities by the Victory Housing Community Hero Awards. These awards recognise the sacrifice of local people working in a voluntary capacity … Continue reading

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Movers & Shakers of Yesteryear

As told by Phyllis Rice Phyllis has a certificate relating to an award for bottled fruit and it reminds her of this story: “In 1954 in the village fete and produce show, there was a class for chutney on the … Continue reading

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A Journey Down Memory Lane with Winston Finch

Winston Finch was born and grew up in the house he lives in. For many years he worked and lived on the farms around the area, now he’s retired, he has returned to his house. He talks about some of … Continue reading

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Down Memory Lane: Of a Time When You Could Shop in Tunstead

Malcolm Bradbury & Andrew Blanch’s account of life growing up in Tunstead Crowgate Shop Malcolm: The shop was started in the 1750’s and later came to my family. My grandfather had it, then my Uncle Billy, then Aunt Effie took … Continue reading

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