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Harcourt (Herbert) Warnes was born in Sutton.
Known to all as “Harcourt”, Herbert Warnes spoke to us when he was 93 and looking back on a long life working not so much in as around Hickling.
His is the story of a true marsh man skilled in the tools and terminology of his trade- a cutter and binder of reeds and a keeper of clear dykes from Horsey to Potter Heigham.
He tells us here about the marshman`s year, coypus and much more.