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Celebrating the New Millennium

Celebrating the New Millennium. ...more

White Hart Bowls Club - winners of the Mid Suffolk Bowling Association Cup.

White Hart Bowls Club - winners of the Mid Suffolk Bowling Association Cup. ...more

Duncan Goodhew at the opening of Stradbroke Swimming Pool

Duncan Goodhew at the opening of Stradbroke Swimming Pool ...more

Early Stradbroke Secondary School Prospectus

Early Stradbroke Secondary School Prospectus ...more

Woman in Fancy Dress at the Fancy Fair

Woman in Fancy Dress at the Fancy Fair. ...more

Netball Team "Unbeaten 1952-53"

Back row includes
Miss Fleet (teacher), Janet Canham, Eileen Flatman, Marilyn Collett, Mrs Saunders (School Secretary)

Front Row Players include; Daphne Bloom, Eileen Revell, Mary… ...more

Letter to the football club's second X1.

Letter to the football club's second X1. urging them to play, when asked , for the first team. ...more

Mid Suffolk Light Railway- Memories of Ellen Nunn

Mid Suffolk Light Railway- Memories of Ellen Nunn ...more

Where did the name 'Stradbroke' come from?

Where did the name 'Stradbroke' come from? Taken from Mike Readman's private notes. ...more

Fred Coppings House in Church Street.

Fred Coppings House in Church Street. The old barn contained a special saw pit. MSDC gave permission for the barn to be replaced and the pit to be built over during early 2000s. Until that… ...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.

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

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

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