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JC Foulsham, Town House 1966

A notice to customers to advise them that they will no longer be selling meat but will instead be selling fish. The notice ends with a poem:

There's no more for Foulshams for pork
Now… ...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

Newspaper report of Four Pensioners on the corner of Queen Street and Church Street

Newspaper report of Four Pensioners on the corner of Queen Street and Church Street ...more

Stradbroke Railway Staion during 1940s

Stradbroke Railway Staion during 1940s ...more

The Post Office - Webbs

The Post Office - Webbs ...more

Transcription of advert - Ipswich Journal dd 29th January 1884

Transcription of advert - Ipswich Journal dd 29th January 1884 ...more

The Chocolate Box

The Chocolate Box ...more

George Fisher cured of blindness and ulcers by Universal Medicine claims Lot Smith. Report in the Tourist dd1832

George Fisher cured of blindness and ulcers by Universal Medicine claims Lot Smith agent for Stradbroke. Report in the Tourist dd 1832
"Cure of Ulcers in the Neck, with Blindness
To Mr E… ...more

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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

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

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