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Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

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…

Navy Day 2000

Navy Day 2000

Transcription of a Letter published in The Times Newspaper on 21st November 1974

Transcription of a Letter published in The Times Newspaper on 21st November 1974 sent by Rosamond Shaw of Wootten Green Stradbroke on the subject of the Closed Shop on Journalists.

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.…

Father Christmas at All Saints Church 2001

Father Christmas at All Saints Church 2001

Street Farm Fete

Street Farm Fete
Street Farm became the venue of the annual village fair when Navy Day came to an end.

Ducks to have their Pond Warmed - Transcription of Times Newspaper Article

Ducks to have their Pond Warmed - Transcription of Times Newspaper Article dd 1963

Obituary of Henrietta Ryle

The transcription of a news report in the Cheshire Observer (Chester, England), Saturday, April 13, 1889; pg. 3; Issue 1914. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II.

“Death of Mrs Ryle – It is with sincere regret that we have to announce the death of Mrs Henrietta Amelia Ryle, wife of the Bishop of Liverpool. She was a daughter of…

Lilla C Webb with her sons Guy and Alfred.

Lilla Charlotte Stokes married John Charles Webb, the brother of Harry Webb - postmaster and photographer. John died early 1900's and Lilla came to Stradbroke to live with the family bringing with her two of their three sons from the marriage. One of those sons, Alfred C Webb is remembered with honour on the village war memorial.
Lilla Webb died…

In Memory of Private James Grigg who died on 16th March 2010 in Afghanistan.

In Memory of Private James Grigg who died on 16th March 2010 in Afghanistan.

*Remembered with Honour*

James was the son of Michael and Pat Griggs and brother to Victoria.

"James was killed, while serving as part of the Household Cavalry Regiment Battle Group, as a result of an explosion which occurred in an area approximately 20km north…

All Saints Church - Candle Light service 2002

All Saints Church - Candle Light service 2002

Stradbroke War Memorial

Stradbroke War Memorial

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 - Albert Arthur Copping

De Ruvigny's Roll of Honour, 1914-1919 - Albert Arthur Copping

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping - WW1

In Memory of Drummer Albert Arthur Copping. Drummer Albert Copping was in the 2nd Btn.Grenadier Guards and was killed in action on 14th-16th September 1914 at the age of 20. Drummer Albert Copping is a soldier known to God.
*Remebered with Honour*

page from the village Cell Book in which captured German Airmen are recorded dd 1942

Four German airmen were captured and held prisoners at Stradbroke police station 1942 - WW2. The cell book records that time. The cell book which opened in 1886 was found in a Stradbroke loft many years after the war.

Stradbroke VC Primary School Village football team 2006

Stradbroke VC Primary School Village football team 2006 sitting outside the front window of the school.

Stradbroke White Hart Bowls Club celebrating 100 years in Mid Suffolk Bowls Association

Stradbroke White Hart Bowls Club celebrating 100 years in Mid Suffolk Bowls Association. The event was held in Stradbroke on 18th May 2014 on a very hot day. Six teams played: Bedingfield, Dennington, Hoxne, Fressingfield, Laxfield and Stradbroke. The winners were Laxfield.