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Home Video Of The Queens Jubilee Flower Festival 2002

Home Video footage of the Queens Jubilee Flower Festival inside All Saints Church, Stradbroke, 2002 ...more

Remembrance Day in Stradbroke

Remembrance Day, 11am in Stradbroke when the village come together at the War Memorial and observes a minutes silence. ...more

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

Fish and Chips outside The Hempsheaf

Fish and Chips outside The Hempsheaf ...more

Father Christmas at All Saints Church 2001

Father Christmas at All Saints Church 2001 ...more

The Olympian Entertainers

The Olympian Entertainers ...more

Ladies enjoying a cup of Tea

Ladies enjoying a cup of Tea ...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

Drummer boy, Roland Walter Lines aged 15.

Roland Walter Lines Guardsman aged 15 as a Drummer boy. He died 19th May 1940 aged 20 years whilst serving in the Grenadier Guards. Roland was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines. Edgar was a… ...more

New World Pioneers from Stradbroke

News Article about New World Pioneers from Stradbroke written by Eric Pursehouse ...more

List of residents between 1851 and 1871 in the Hoxne Union Workhouse

List of residents between 1851 and 1871 in the Hoxne Union Workhouse taken from the 1851, 1861 and 1871 census returns. ...more

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