George Plunkett's Photographs of old Norwich
My father took photographs between 1931 and 2006 during which Norwich changed through slum clearance, the blitz and redevelopment.
All his city photos are arranged by street name in the Norwich Galleries:

NORWICH Galleries
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Selections from the Norwich Galleries:
Alms houses  Barracks  Boundary crosses  Castle  Castle mall development  Cathedral 
City walls and towers  Civic centre  Current events  Electric tramway  Extramural mediaeval churches  Fair 
Fire service  Fyebridge rebuilding  Guildhall  Industrial architecture  Markets  Mediaeval city churches 
Mills  Modern parish churches  Modern public houses  Monastic remains  Monuments and memorials  Municipal offices to 1938 
New housing estates  Night  Other places of worship  Pageantry  Panoramic views  Parks and gardens 
Public buildings  River bridges  River events  Road schemes  Street furniture  Theatres and cinemas 
Colour pictures 
Long bicycle rides and latterly car excursions enabled George Plunkett to take pictures of churches and other historic sights around Norfolk.
All his county photos are arranged by parish name in the Norfolk Galleries:

NORFOLK Galleries
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Selections from the Norfolk Galleries:
Disappearing Norfolk  Old street scenes  Panoramic views  Street furniture 
Bridges  Halls  Mills, pumps and turbines  Public houses 
Roman remains  Castles  Crosses  Monastic remains  Norman doorways 
Church bench ends  Church chests and alms boxes  Church fonts  Church pulpits  Church roofs  Church screens 

and more
 Other counties     1883 Norwich directory     Old Norwich maps     Norwich air-raids   
 Questions and Answers     George Plunkett's biography     George Plunkett's photography   
 Plunkett ancestry in Norfolk     George Plunkett's radio interview   

Many thanks for visiting:  I hope you enjoy browsing. Although the photographs on are copyright, you are welcome to make personal use of them.
Text accompanying the photographs was written by my father two or more decades ago, and may be out of date or contain errors, for which I apologise.

If you have a comment or question, noticed an error, or would like to use photos in publications, public displays or other websites, please email me, Jonathan Plunkett at this address:
I look forward to hearing from you and will do my best to answer within a day or two.  

A copy of this site is available on the British Library's UK Web Archive.

This page's
background is the Duke's Head hotel in the Tuesday Market Place, Kings Lynn, taken 12 August 1935.