Books about Berney Arms and the Area
 

These books by Norfolk author Sheila Hutchinson provide an excellent insight into the nature of this remote area. Sheila, who lived at Berney Arms from 1947 through to 1963, is able to give a unique child's perspective on what it was like to grow up on the marshes and also on the characters who used to live and work there. Further information can be found by contacting the author directly.

 
  Picture Gallery
    Berney Arms Past & Present
This book, by Sheila Hutchinson, contains 80 pages and 52 photographs together with old maps of the area. It is in A5 format and bound in a card cover. Apart from Berney Arms it also covers Seven Mile House, Lockgate Mill and RavenHall.
 
    The Halvergate Fleet Past & Present
Similar in format to the Berney Arms book, this one contains 80 pages and 58 photographs providing details of mills, houses, marshmen, censuses and a few tales.
 
    The Island (The Haddiscoe Island) Past & Present
Tales from the area of marshland surrounded by the River Yare, the River Waveney and the New Cut. 100 pages, A5 format.
 
    Berney Arms Remembered
More stories from Berney Arms, the latest in this series of local books by Sheila Hutchinson. 150 pages, A5 format.
 
    Burgh Castle Remembered
Yet another book from Sheila Hutchinson, this time about the village of Burgh Castle which is situated close to the River Waveney and Breydon Water. 200 pages, A5 format.
 
    Reedham Remembered
Sheila Hutchinson's book covering the village of Reedham in Norfolk. 200 pages, A5 format.
 
    Reedham Memories
Further recollections of Reedham in this new book by Sheila Hutchinson. 100 pages, A5 format.
 
    The Lower Bure - From Great Yarmouth to Upton
Another volume from Sheila Hutchinson, this time looking at the lower stretch of the River Bure, with plenty of information on the drainage mills, riverside pubs and bridges. 146 pages, A5 format.
 
    The River Yare - Breydon and Beyond
A further book from Sheila Hutchinson. This one covers the public houses and drainage mills from Breydon Water to Trowse, the boats that went along the river and includes a number of personal recollections. 150 pages, A5 format.
 
    Freethorpe Past & Present
Another book from Sheila Hutchinson. This one covers the village of Freethorpe which is adjacent to Reedham. The book has details of the shops, brickworks, schools, wheelwrights, blacksmiths, pubs, church, chapel, etc. 140 pages, A5 format.
 
    Wickhampton Memories
Yet another book from Sheila Hutchinson. This one covers the small village of Wickhampton which is close to Freethorpe and Halvergate. 96 pages, A5 format.
 
    Halvergate & Tunstall Remembered
A further book from Sheila Hutchinson. This one looks at the parishes of Halvergate and Tunstall, just across the marshes from Berney Arms. 120 pages, A5 format.
 
    Cantley, Limpenhoe and Southwood Remembered
Another title from Sheila Hutchinson. This one looks at the communities of Cantley, Limpenhoe and Southwood. 140 pages, A5 format.
 
    Beighton & Moulton St. Mary Remembered
The latest book from Sheila Hutchinson. This one looks at the villages of Beighton and Moulton St. Mary. 124 pages, A5 format.