Historic films of the Norfolk Broads from the 1930s to the 1990s on the Broadland
Memories YouTube Channel.
In this section of the archive you will find various printed items from Broadland’s
past. Postcards are listed by town or village and are viewable on web pages within
this site. All other material is viewable as either JPEG’s or PDF documents (where
stated) which will open in a new browser window. All items here are reproduced solely
for their historic interest and are provided for research purposes only.
Postcards from the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads from 1900-1980.
The Archive is divided into the main eras listed below - under each era you will find: History/Overview - the main pages which provide the history of the development of the holiday industry and boating on the Norfolk & Suffolk Broads during that era. The research and writing of these overviews is still work in progress. Personal Stories - this will take you to a directory of all the holiday tales, stories and personal memories which have been submitted to the archive. Photo Gallery - this will take you to the start of the main photo gallery pages for that era. I have tried to include as much background information as I can with the photographs, wherever possible this has been sourced from the contributors themselves. A full list of all of the individual photographic collections within the archive can be found on the main photo index page. You will also find links to the Then & Now pages which feature old and modern comparison photos of many Broadland towns and villages, Further Historic Reading which lists additional articles on various aspects of Broadland’s history which have been submitted to or written for the archive and the Broadland Memories Blog which runs alongside the main website. The Videos link will take you to the Broadland Memories YouTube channel where you will find a selection of historic films of the Norfolk Broads from the 1930s to the 1990s. The bottom section of this page contains links to the main categories within the Paper & Ephemera section of the archive which contains old news cuttings, postcards, adverts and documents etc.