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The Vicarage 1866

The Vicarage 1866 - JC Ryle, Rev.F Evans, Isobelle and Georgina Ryle ...more

White Hart Bowls Club and the Mid-Suffolk Bowls Association 1927

1927 and The Stradbroke White Hart Bowls Club pictured as part of The Mid-Suffolk Bowls Assocuiation which was established in 1914. ...more

Ward Shop and Van

Ward Shop and Van ...more

J C Ryle and family in The Hayfield

J C Ryle and family in The Hayfield - in this photograph J C Ryle is smiling. ...more

Mid Suffolk Railway staff

This photo was taken in the late 40s or early 50s
The gentleman third from the right is Driver Clifford Bloom ...more

The School Football Team 1950

The School Football Team 1950 wearing their ordinary clothes. Believed to be Roy Hubbard seated 2nd from the left and Dereck Smith standing 2nd from the right. (TL) ...more

Drawing Match in Neaves Lane

Drawing Match in Neaves Lane ...more

Peter and Ken Coles notes on wartime in Stradbroke during WW2

Peter and Ken Coles notes on wartime in Stradbroke during WW2 ...more

Edward Goshawk Family Bible

Entries made by the Goshawk Family in the family bible. ...more


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Geoffrey Smith Archive

Launched during National Explore Your Archive Week 2015,
the Geoffrey Smith Archive is now online - click HERE

Welcome to the amazing historical archive of the village of Stradbroke, Suffolk, UK.

Stradbroke has a rich rural history and has been fortunate to be lived in by a long line of photographers and collectors of village life. This was recognised by the Stradbroke Local History Group who began building an archive in 1999 to preserve and share this shared history for current and future generations.

The archive is curated and preserved by the Stradbroke Archive & Record Association. Items for inclusion are welcome, please do get in touch to discuss this by clicking here.

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The Stradbroke Village Archive launched in the newly refurbished Court House in Stradbroke on the 15th & 16th November 2014 as part of national Explore Your Archive week, in conjunction with The National Archives and The Archives and Records Association. Over the first week since being launched, the website has had nearly 13 000 page views! What are you looking for in the Stradbroke Village Digital Archive? Use the Contact Us page to let us know!

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Recent Items

Stradbroke students at Stradbroke railway station.

Stradbroke students at Stradbroke railway station.
Newspaper call for a reunion of students who took the last train from Stradbroke in 1952. ...more

Roland Walter LINES

Guardsman Roland Walter LINES.
Roland was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines (nee Lord)
He enlisted with the 3rd battalion of the Grenadier Guards - Service Number 2614096.
Roland died on… ...more

Inscription on The Fox Family Tomb

The Fox family tomb is the large green tomb on the west side of All Saints church listed number 7. The tomb can be seen when walking along Queen Street. The inscription shows that Simon Fox… ...more

James Chambers - Itinerent Poet

Biography of James Chambers - Itinerent Poet. 1748 - 1827. Buried in grave 62 in All Saints Church graveyard. ...more

Stradbroke Roll of Honour

Stradbroke Roll of Honour.
(held at the Suffolk Records Office) ...more