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Shipdham, Norfolk: OS Grid Reference(595500,307500)
University of Leeds
Francis, W. Nelson (male, SED fieldworker)
Holman, Isaac (b.1876, male, retired farm labourer)
Isaac recalls dredging a pit to recover the body of a man who had committed suicide after being pursued for a number of thefts. Great Yarmouth is a town on the Norfolk coast to the east of Shipdham and East Dereham is a town just to the northeast.