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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

Queens Street from the church tower

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

Gordon Nunn and Mike Readman in conversation with John Ruffles - part 2,3,4

In conversation with John Ruffles - part 2,3,4 (part 1 and 5 to follow)
John Ruffles is the son of Sgt. Ruffles the village policeman during WW2. Throughout the recording the cell book referred to is now with the Suffolk Records Office.

Birthday party

Birthday party
Details provided via Gordon and Ellen Nunn
Thought to be 1949-50
Round the table from the left:

Ray Hubbard
Gerald Ellis
John Ellis
Michael Hubbard
Ray Richards
John Brundle
Peter Cluff
David Hamel
John Peal
Derek Richards

Standing from the left

Colin Ruffles
Rowland Copping
Tony French
Janet Moore
Fred…

Police Sgt. Ruffles

Police Sgt. Ruffles

Police Sergeant Ruffles retires.

The picture shows Sergeant Ruffles and his wife, Captain and Mrs Carter and Mr Jenner ( the new pc for Stradbroke), The photograph was taken at the back of 'Chantala' - bungalow in the Wilby Road. Sergeant Ruffles was Stradbroke's War time Policeman.