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Peter Jarrold Obituary

An obituary of Peter Jarrold is available here.

The Prison Camp Map Printers

There is a talk coming up at St Bride that we think would be of real interest to WdeW members. This is the little-known story of how a clandestine press was made and run by a group of industrious men in a German prisoner of war camp (Oflag-79) in order to mass produce escape maps, towards the end of the second world war. https://www.sbf.org.uk/whats-on/view/the-brunswick/

Peter Jarrold

We are very sorry to announce the death of Peter Jarrold. He died peacefully in his sleep at the weekend.

John Jarrold Printing Museum

Members will be delighted to learn that a new home has been found for the Jarrold Museum. It will be moving to the Grade I redundany chuch of St Peter Parmentergate, King Street, Norwich. The press release is here.

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