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

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

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.

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?).

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?).

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond

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.

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles

John and Ann Ruffles

John and Ann Ruffles playing in the garden of the police house.

John and Ann Ruffles

John and Ann Ruffles in Foulsham's meadow

Postcard showing Queen Street, Wilby Road, Church Street and Westhall.

Postcard showing Queen Street, Wilby Road, Church Street and Westhall.

Queens Street from the church tower

Queens Street from the church tower. The 'x' marks the police house with the cells to the left.

Stradbroke Navy Day 1996.

Stradbroke Navy Day 1996. Davis Varela, Adrian Wright, Dale Knights

Russell Whiting (2nd left) and Evelyn Kerry (3rd left) at Stradbroke Gymkhana.

Russell Whiting (2nd left) and Evelyn Kerry (3rd left) at Stradbroke Gymkhana.

Mrs Ling, Mrs Bellemy, Mrs Brundle, Mrs Thompson.

Mrs Ling, Mrs Bellemy (Organist), Mrs Brundle and Mrs Thompson.

Mrs Harriet Davy and Mrs Honeyball

Mrs Harriet Davy (spotted dress) and Mrs Honeyball.

Ernest and Mable Boast

Ernest and Mable (nee Keeble) Boast who married in 1921.

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 surveyor and the family lived in White House Queen Street.

Inquest, July 1939 into death of ARP man Henry Charles Hawes

Inquest, July 1939 into death of ARP man Henry Charles Hawes

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.

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836 - transcript

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

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.

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 the 19th May 1940 at the age of 20years. He is buried at TOURNAI COMMUNAL CEMETERY ALLIED EXTENSION - grave reference :VI. B. 13.

Guardsman Roland Walter…

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 jnr. was a well travelled intelligent man and that Nathaniel Fox was a wealthy charitable man.
The reference to Greshams refers to Gresham’s School (Holt,…

James Chambers - Itinerent Poet

Biography of James Chambers - Itinerent Poet. 1748 - 1827. Buried in grave 62 in All Saints Church graveyard.

Stradbroke Roll of Honour

Stradbroke Roll of Honour.
(held at the Suffolk Records Office)

Robert Grosseteste 1175 - 1253

The village sign - Robert Grosseteste 1175 - 1253.
"Robert Grosseteste (/ˈɡroʊstɛst/ GROHS-test; Latin: Robertus Grosseteste; c. 1175 – 9 October 1253)[n 1] was an English statesman, scholastic philosopher, theologian, scientist and Bishop of Lincoln. He was born of humble parents at Stradbroke in Suffolk. Upon his death, he was almost…