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A Fiercely Independent Woman

A sequel to Silken Handkerchiefs and Silver Herring, this book follows the life and career of Dr Ethel Mary Brand and looks at some of the pioneering medical women she met along the journey.

Julie and Steve Smith

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Silken Handkerchiefs and Silver Herring

The story of the Brand family, tailors and drapers of Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft throughout the 19th century.

Julie and Steve Smith


Running Round The Rows

The memories of a young boy and man growing up in Great Yarmouth in the early part of the 20th century. Includes annotations to help put things in context

George Alfred Knights. Annotated by Steve Smith

Now available for Kindle.There is a small charge because  I haven't worked out how to upload it to Amazon without a price but £1.49 is not too bad to have it in this format. Click here for Kindle edition

Bishop Pat Leonard DSO

A biography of Pat Leonard, RFC padre, Toc H stalwart, Chief Scout, priest, Bishop of Thetford, and family man. Written in 1967, originally published to in 2010 to coincide with the publication of his diaries, we are now making it available online again.

Philip Leonard Johnson

Do Different Build Bravely

The story of Toc H in Norfolk 1920-2007. This booklet was originally written for a Toc H Norfolk Rally in 2007. It was online for a short period but is now available again for the first time in seven years

Steve Smith

Memoirs of My Career

Notes and memoirs from a woman who worked with children and adults with special needs in Hertfordshire during the sixties, seventies and eighties

Joyce Hulks. Edited by Steve Smith

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