Galleywood Festival Talk - Pie 'n' Mash and Prefabs - Essex Society for Family History
Saturday 21 May 2016
14:00 to 15:30
Growing up in London's East End in the 1950s and 60s - a talk by Norman Jacobs. Norman was born in 1947 in Hackney and went to school in the East End and then to Teacher Training College in Norwich. Left college in 1967 and went to work at The British Museum where he stayed for the next 37 years until taking early retirement in 2004. His first book, GAAM published in 1969, was a book of poems co-written with Herbert Tyler. Norman became well-known as a writer on local, family and sports history from the 1970s onwards. His first book on local history, Clacton in Camera, was published in 1984 and he now has a total of 25 books published.
For further information see - http://www.normanjacobs.co.uk/
Galleywood Heritage Centre