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The Village Show - Stradbroke (Anglia TV)

The Village Show episode about Stradbroke, featuring many residents and their interests. Almost entire programme, but missing the last few minutes about Navy Day. ...more

Barnes Farm, Battlesea Green.

Barnes Farm Battlesea Green. The family photographed is believed to be that of William Chambers. The 1901 census return shows him to be a 48 yr old Horseman on a farm with his wife… ...more

StradJazz 2011 - When The Saints Go Marching In

The procession from All Saints Church to the Community Centre following a New Orleans style Jazz service as part of the StradJazz 2011 Festival. ...more

Transcription of advert - Ipswich Journal dd 29th January 1884

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

All Saints Church

All Saints Church ...more

Children with a Church Bell

Children with a Church Bell ...more

Charles Pulham dd 1877

Charles Pulham dd 1877 ...more

1992 - WW2 USAAF reunion Duke of York

1992 - WW2 USAAF reunion Duke of York ...more

Queens Street, taken from the church tower

Queens Street, taken from the church tower ...more

Mrs Kate Foulsham celebrates 91st birthday

Mrs Kate Foulsham celebrates 91st birthday ...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

Official Opening of Stradbroke Modern School.

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Official Opening of Stradbroke Modern School. ...more

Conveyance of Stradbroke Land

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Conveyance of Stradbroke Land ...more

All Saints Church, Stradbroke

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All Saints Church, Stradbroke. Copyright Jon Wilson ...more

Herbert Bayles Church Bell ringers 1918

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A article from The Countryman regarding Herbert Bayles and his Church Bell ringers 1918. Mr Bayles tolled the bell during WW1 for each of the 17 Stradbroke soldiers who perished. ...more

The Women's Institute planting a tree in celebration of the 50th year anniversary.

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The Women's Institute planting a tree in celebration of the 50th year anniversary. ...more

Stradbroke School - outstanding

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report in the Diss Mercury as Stradbroke Primary School is judged OUTSTANDING ...more