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Index of Previous News & Articles
from 2018

   This section contains items of news and articles that were previously featured on our Home page.
   We've kept them here in case you missed them - or want to refer back to them! Just "Click" on the item in the list below or Scroll down the page.
2018 -    8 items
Oct 2018 Group Members’ Trip to Pickering, NYMR
Oct 2018 Publications: 2019 Calendar of "Normanby Past..."
Oct 2018 Publications: Booklet "Normanby Brick and Tile Works 1883-1971"
Oct 2018 Normanby Boundary Walk by Group Members
Aug 2018 Cleveland & Teesside Local History Society - Golden Jubilee Day School
July 2018 Eston & District World War 1 Centenary Event
May 2018 Group Members’ Trip to Castle Museum, York
Jan 2018 Article - "Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book Photos"

Previous News & Articles
from 2018

Group Members’ Trip to Pickering, NYMR - 12 Oct 2018  

   Members of our group spent a day visiting Pickering for the North York Moors Railways 26th "Railway in Wartime" event.
   It was both interesting and informative as well as a very enjoyable experience despite the rainy weather.

  More information (and a link to a gallery of photos)
can be found on our Past Events  page.


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Normanby LHG Trip to Pickering NYMR

2019 Calendar of "Normanby Past..." - 11 October 2018  

  Our group's calendars have always been popular and we have just published our new 2019 calendar.
  It depicts pictures of Normanby scenes of a bygone age.
  So you can remember & reminisce about our village as it once was in the past.

   Please note that this calendar is in the new design adopted last year and is the same price as last year.

See our Publications  page for more details & availability.



2019 Normanby Calendar

Latest booklet!!
"Normanby Brick and Tile Works 1883-1971" - 6 October 2018  

  The author Sylvia Fairbrass has been a keen and active member of our history group for many years and this is her second book to be published by our group.
  This comprehensive work includes personal accounts from former employees and is illustrated with maps and many photographs.
  Newspaper articles and personal letters also help to tell the story of an industry that was an integral part of Normanby life for many years.
  Sylvia has, through painstaking research, also compiled a list of former employees and a description of their occupations.
  This is the tenth booklet to be published by our group & is in colour with 92 pages.

See our Publications  page for more details & availability.





Picture Of Sylvia Fairbrass's 2nd Booklet

Normanby Boundary Walk by Group Members - 3 Oct 2018  

   Members of our group walked the ancient Normanby boundaries recreating an event first proposed in 1884.
   These walks took place on Wednesday 12th & 19th September & 3rd October 2018.
   Sylvia Fairbrass produced a leaflet of these walks for others to use - available on Past Events page.

More information (and a link to a gallery of photos)
can be found on our Past Events  page.



2018 Normanby Boundary Walk Leaflet:  Walk One

Cleveland & Teesside Local History Society -
     Golden Jubilee Day School -
          Saturday 27th October 2018 - 30 Aug 2018  

  This Day School is an opportunity to reflect on the development of local history studies over the past 50 years, to celebrate some achievements of societies and groups in the Cleveland & Teesside area in that time and look to the future.
  Popular local speakers from local societies have been brought together to provide insights into their experience.
  Our group member Sylvia Fairbrass will be speaking about our group’s involvement in the making of the film about local hero William Henry Short V.C. at this day school.

  Please click on the leaflet images opposite to see the detail !

Special Event !!
Eston & District World War 1 Centenary Event -
          Saturday 7th July 2018 - 1 July 2018  

  This is a special event organised by the Eston & District Branch of the Green Howard’s and Yorkshire Regiment Association.
  You are welcomed to a short service, with the aim to remember the men from our area who gave their lives in the Great War which ended one hundred years ago.

  Services will take place at various war memorials (see poster) but that for Normanby will be held in Eston Cemetery (as it could not be held at the War Memorial on the High Street).

  The service will include: Ode of Remembrance, Roll-call of the fallen, Last Post, Minutes silence, Reveille, Lord’s Prayer.

  Please click on the poster image opposite to see the detail !

Group Members’ Trip to Castle Museum, York - 30 May 2018  

   Members of our group spent a day visiting York including the Castle Museum.
   It was a very enjoyable experience that was both interesting and informative.

  More information (and a link to a gallery of photos)
can be found on our Past Events  page.


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Normanby LHG Trip to York Castle Museum

New Article - Work-in-Progress !!
"Eston Grammar School 1963 Year Book Photos" - 31 January 2018  

  This Article features a list of the class photographs from the 1963 Year Book of Eston Grammar School.
  This Year Book was given to our Group for safe-keeping by a former member of the school staff.

  As many names as possible of the pupils and teachers are identified for each photo.
  Please feel free to view and enjoy them - perhaps recognise yourself and former classmates - and so provide us with more names to add.

  This new Article is regularly updated with your input !
  So do come back again and look for new entries !

See this Article on
"Eston Grammar School Year Book 1963"




Eston Grammar School 1963 Staff