North Norfolk Fishermen Fran Weatherhead

ISBN: 9780752457987

Published: June 1st 2011

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192 pages


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North Norfolk Fishermen  by  Fran Weatherhead

North Norfolk Fishermen by Fran Weatherhead
June 1st 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 192 pages | ISBN: 9780752457987 | 8.13 Mb

This book tells the story of the North Norfolk fishing industry within living memory, compiled using numerous interviews with the fishermen themselves as well as rare photographs. With Cromer as its center point, long famous for its crabs, the bookMoreThis book tells the story of the North Norfolk fishing industry within living memory, compiled using numerous interviews with the fishermen themselves as well as rare photographs. With Cromer as its center point, long famous for its crabs, the book reveals the fishing practices across the villages and towns between Wells and south-east Norfolk.

Here fishing has been characteristically traditional and markedly different from the industrial-scale industry to operate from the west. The boats, fishing gear, and techniques are all described, often in the fishermens own words, providing an important record of the fishing practices lost in recent years. It has been written at a time when new designs of boats and fishing gear are changing the traditional face of the industry, and fishermens sons are turning away from the sea. This is a portrait of a profession which has helped define the character of the Norfolk coast.



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