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Children's trip to Haughly 1908

Webb Picture. Children waiting for a train to go on a trip to Haughly in 1908. ...more

A Deer for lunch!!

A Deer for lunch!! Ray Biggs - Baker.
Please tell us more. ...more

Dinner at the Legion Hall

Dinner at the Legion Hall ...more

The Chocolate Box

The Chocolate Box ...more

Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage. The Donor remembers,
"Lily Goshawk (nee Blinker) lived in Ivy Cottage (far end) after her husband Ronnie Goshawk died and she moved back to Stradbroke from East Dereham." ...more

The Ward Shop

George and Daisy Ward opened up the Grocer and Drapers Ward Shop in 1907 The 1911 census return shows that they had a one year old daughter, Kathleen and George's sister Lucy with them. The… ...more

Two Hitchock bills to Mr Whatling dd 1944

Two Hitchock bills to Mr Whatling dd 1944 marked paid. They show that vouchers were needed during wartime in order to buy goods. ...more

Transcription of part of a Petition to both Houses of Parliament by the governors of The Hoxne Union Workhouse dated 1837

Transcription of part of a Petition to both Houses of Parliament by the governors of The Hoxne Union Workhouse dated 1837 with regard to amendments to the Poor Law. The petition was dated… ...more

The crew dismantling the Stradbroke Railway Station

The crew dismantling the Stradbroke Railway Station. ...more

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Stradbroke Village Archive

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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.

We encourage your thoughts and memories too! Please use the 'Tell us more about this Item' section underneath each item to share more information with the archive.


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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

Inquest, July 1939 into death of ARP man Henry Charles Hawes

Inquest, July 1939 into death of ARP man Henry Charles Hawes ...more

Stradbroke lads out for a motorbike ride - circa 1955.

Stradbroke lads out for a motorbike ride. They are from left Johnny Pearl, Gordon Bullingham, Ray Richards and Ray Varela. ...more

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836 - transcript ...more

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914 ...more

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911 ...more

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