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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

Auction Catalogue dated 18th June 1903 - Series

Auction Catalogue dated 18th June 1903 on Estates. ...more

The Hempsheaf regulars

Regulars outside The Hempsheaf Public House which is now a private house. ...more

Barnes Farm Garden.
A woman & three children on a slide.

Barnes Farm Garden woman & three children on a slide Likely to be 1952/53 Mrs Ruth (?) Ryan Top - Barry RyanMiddle - Kevin RyanBottom - Martin Ryan All the information sent by Mr Desmond… ...more

William Jennings - family report by Michael Peterson

William Jennings - family report by Michael Peterson ...more

The Queens Jubilee 2002 Stradbroke

Stradbroke celebrations on the occasion of the Queens Jubilee in 2002. ...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

Winnie Cunnel Mackintosh bus conductress during WW2

Winnie Cunnell Mackintosh was a bus conductress during the second World War. She lost her job at the end of the war when the soldiers returned. ...more

Mid Suffolk Inter-village Sports

A home movie of the Inter Village games. Towards the end of the video there is also some footage of the 1985 Carnival Floats and their parade. ...more

Raymond and Sylvia Biggs retirement.

News report ofRaymond and Sylvia Biggs retirement after 26 years baking for Stradbroke.
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Launched during National Explore Your Archive Week 2015,
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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

Sgt. Reginald Ruffles and his children John, Ann and Colin.

Sgt. Reginald Ruffles and his children John, Ann and Colin. ...more

Ann and John Ruffles in the police station garden

Ann and John Ruffles in the police station garden. They are playing with some of the 200 rabbits that John had just freed from their pen. ...more

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?).

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?). ...more

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond ...more

John Ruffles, Sally the dog on the Bellaset 350 outside the police house.

John Ruffles, Sally the dog on the Bellaset 350 outside the police house. ...more

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles ...more