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2000 Years in one amazing visit
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The Age of Industrial Innovation

The founders of traction engines and agro crop science were from Victorian Thetford

Overview

Thetford was transformed by the development of various industries in the 19th century. Companies such as Burrells, Fisons and Bidwells employed hundreds of people and changed the face of Thetford with new industrial buildings.

Places

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Key dates
  • 1801
  • 1836
  • 1837
  • 1845
  • 1891
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