In the time of Noel and Kitty Smith, tenants and occupiers. 1984 – 1995 Grimston Hall: Part 2

Grimston Hall Timeline Grimston Hall, c 1990 (Courtesy: Kitty Smith) After I visited Grimston Hall in August, I spent some time sharing photographs of the house with Rosemary, speculating with her about the age of the buildings and the features surrounding the property. It was she who reminded me that about twenty or thirty years … Continue reading In the time of Noel and Kitty Smith, tenants and occupiers. 1984 – 1995 Grimston Hall: Part 2

Berridge Eve – Trustee of The Poors Land of Trimley St. Martin

  “Inclosure came and trampled on the grave Of labour’s rights …” John Clare 1793 -1864 When I viewed Yvonne Smart’s excellent plot on the St. Martin’s Allotments earlier this year, my curiosity about these productive green areas was awakened and since then I have found myself wondering how and when they had originated. I … Continue reading Berridge Eve – Trustee of The Poors Land of Trimley St. Martin