Locations visited by Mary Berry

School of Artisan Food

Lower Motor Yard

Worksop

Nottinghamshire

S80 3LR

01909 532171

After a brief trip to Norfolk, Mary Berry heads to Nottinghamshire to visit the School of Artisan Food. She meets master baker Colin Lomax to learn more about the type of bakery her great great grandfather would have run, and has a go at making some authentic 19th-century loaves.

Norfolk Record Office

Archive Centre

Martineau Lane

Norwich

Norfolk

NR1 2DQ

01603 222599

Mary heads back to Norwich where she pays a visit to Norfolk Record Office. She speaks to archivist Joanne Penn, who shows her some documents that reveal her great great grandmother – also named Mary Berry – had four illegitimate children.

John Jarrold Printing Museum

Whitefriars

Norwich

Norfolk

NR3 1SH

To learn more about 3 x great grandfather Christopher Berry, Mary first heads to the John Jarrold Printing Museum. Here she speaks to book trade historian David Stoker to learn more about his printing business.

Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse

Gressenhall

Dereham

Norfolk

NR20 4DR

01362 869263

To get an idea of the conditions Christopher’s family would have had to endure after his bankruptcy, Mary visits the Gressenhall Farm & Workhouse, near Dereham. It is here that she talks to expert Peter Higginbotham and looks at cuttings from the Norwich Mercury about workhouse life. It is also revealed that Eliza, the youngest child, died during her time there.

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here