Grandad's Watton by Cecil F Chapman

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Ganda's Watton give an interesting insight into the town of Watton, its people and the places that make this rural market town so special.

Index to Volume 1

Grandad in the years 1920 - 1935
The Brass Band
A Farming Community
Another Garage
The Railway
The famous Railway hedge
The Hospital
The Carnival
The Wayland Hall
The Magistrates
Lady Magistrates
The Old Police Station
Held in Police Cells
The Flicks
Church Walk
The Seaside Outing

Index to volume 2

My Grandad
Saham College or Parker's College
Watton Detachment of the Army Cadet Force
Charles Lintott
Treatment Plant where the Youth Centre now stands
Watton High Street
The Chimney Sweep
Market Town since 1204
Hall & Palmer's Saleyard
Old John the Postman
Pre-war dance bands
Watton Town Band
Watton Public Houses
The Blacksmith's shop
Watton Parochialism
Empire Day
Bread and Milk



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