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Stradbroke Navy Day 1996.

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

The Wedding of Hedley Goshawk and Grace Ling 1939

The Wedding of Hedley Goshawk and Grace Ling 1939

Guests arriving for a Wedding.

Guests arriving for a Wedding.

Navy Day 2006

Navy Day 2006. Each year a bottle of rum was paraded through the village to acknowledge the end of rum rations in the Royal Navy.
The Church would be dressed in flags with a naval message to the village. At the end of the parade a tot of rum was drunk with a toast to the Queen at the Queens Head Pub. Food, dance, fun and then fireworks followed.…

News report on the Village Carnival 1990

The Mercury and Advertiser News report on the Village Carnival dd 1990,

Navy Day

Navy Day. The picture shows the stage which was erected outside the Queens Head Public House on Navy Day.
Navy Day began during the 1990s by several customers of the pub when the navy ended the rum ration.
The group matched through the village with a bottle of rum as a demonstration.
Within 10 years the whole village joined in the…

WI 1936 calendar of events

WI 1936 calendar of events

Advert for the Stock Fair dd 1847

Advert for the Stock Fair dd 1847 to be held at the Queens Head public house by Abraham Girling.

The wedding of Edith Meen to Horace Rush 1893

The wedding of Edith Meen to Horace Rush 1893

The wedding of Mr R Mower and Miss CEK Westrep

News report from the Diss Express dd 29th March 1968 on The wedding of Mr R Mower and Miss CEK Westrep.

The wedding of Jack Sherman and Dawn Ford.

News report in the Diss Mercury of The wedding of Jack Sherman and Dawn Ford dd 27th March 1959-

The wedding of Mr HC Goshawk and Miss GF Ling 1939

Newspaper report of the wedding of HC Goshawk and Miss GF Ling 1939.

The unveiling of the War Memorial 1922

The unveiling of the War Memorial 1922

Village parade - comic book float - Dan Dare

Village parade - comic book float - Dan Dare - aka Mike Ransome

British Legion march

British Legion march along Queen Street

Claude Rush notes on the Drought of 1921.

The author of these notes was Harry Claude Rush whose father was Stradbroke's Police Sergeant from 1909 to 1919. In 1971 Claude recounted the drought that hit Stradbroke in 1921, a time before piped water was available and when streams, springs, and ponds were the village's water supplies.
This beautifully written account takes us back to a time…

Earl of Stradbroke - Fly Past

Earl of Stradbroke - Fly Past

Stradbroke Horticultural Society Handbook 1936

Stradbroke Horticultural Society Handbook 1936

Cine film of the Silver Jubilee 1977

Cine film of the Silver Jubilee 1977 Narration track over views of village.

Annual event in the garden of The Priory.

The Maypole at the annual event held at The Priory by Colonel and Mrs Humphrey.

SBEC Farmers Market featuring BBC Radio Suffolk Rachel Sloane

Stradbroke Farmers Market March 2007 - Interviews by Mike Readman

Home Video Of The Queens Jubilee Flower Festival 2002

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

The Queens Jubilee 2002 Stradbroke

Stradbroke celebrations on the occasion of the Queens Jubilee in 2002.

Navy Day Home Video

Unknown Date.

Camcorder footage of preparations on a Carnival Day in Stradbroke.

Date Unknown. Location - rear of Queens Head Public House.

1964 Parish Council Election Results

1964 Parish Council Election Results

Dan Dare - Carnival

Dan Dare - Carnival

1973 Brownies and Scouts

1973 Brownies and Scouts

Senior Citizens Party, 1976

Senior Citizens Party, 1976

Rev. David Streeter at the carnival

Rev. David Streeter at the carnival.