Author Archives: Sheringham and District Society

Society Annual General Meeting

The society’s 2021 AGM was held on 30th April. No AGM had been possible in the previous year, owing to Covid. Members were able to take part through the miracle of Zoom, with one former Sheringham resident joining us from … Continue reading

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New Year, New Start, New Name

With the arrival of 2021 we can look forward with hope to returning to a semblance of normality, although there is no certainty about when in the year that will be. In common with similar organisations we were not able … Continue reading

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VJ Day Commemoration, 15th and 16th August 2020

15th August was the 75th anniversary of VJ Day, the end of the war in the Far East. The following day back in 1945 was the last occasion on which the Henry Ramey Upcher lifeboat (HRU) put to sea. We … Continue reading

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Art Exhibition 2019

The exhibition, organised by the Arts Committee, was very well attended once more. A handsome profit of around £650 was made from the sale of paintings and other fund raising. This will be donated to the appeal for the building … Continue reading

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The Ispolen makes a reappearance

One of the more famous rescues carried out by the Henry Ramey Upcher Fishermen’s Lifeboat was of the brig Ispolen in 1897. The remains of the wreck are occasionally exposed by storms and tides to public view. The latest exposure … Continue reading

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