1. ITV Report

Rare glimpse of East Anglia in 1939

Denys and Margaret Gardiner in 1939 Photo:

A remarkable set of pictures have been uncovered showing the love between a young couple blossoming as they travelled through our region just a month before the start of the Second World War.

Bridge over the River Glaven at Wiveton in Norfolk Credit:
Lavenham in Suffolk Credit:

The pictures feature newlyweds Denys and Margaret Gardiner as they took a road trip across England for their honeymoon.

Colour photos were particularly rare at the time and were taken a cousin who was a photography enthusiast.

Shernborne in Norfolk Credit:
Stiffkey in Norfolk Credit:

They've laid undiscovered in Margaret Gardiner's loft until her death when they were discovered by the couple's grandson, Barney Britton who put them online.

Upper Sheringham, Norfolk Credit:
Wells-next-the-Sea Credit:

While the family know where many of the pictures were taken, some of the locations remain a mystery. If you know where any of the mystery locations below are please email us and let us know.

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