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Doggetts gipsy caravan

Doggetts gipsy caravan in the snow. ...more

1964 Parish Council Election Results

1964 Parish Council Election Results ...more

Primary School Playground display

Primary School Playground display ...more

Ward car in the snow

Ward car in the snow ...more

The School Football Team 1950

The School Football Team 1950 wearing their ordinary clothes. Believed to be Roy Hubbard seated 2nd from the left and Dereck Smith standing 2nd from the right. (TL) ...more

Primary School Reunion

Primary School Reunion - date unknown ...more

Headmaster - Mr Riley announcing prizes at the Primary School

Headmaster - Mr Riley 1969 to 1974
The reverse of the photograph reads 'Anxious moments as Mr David Riley headmaster of Stradbroke Primary School names the winners of the children’s… ...more

The Cell Book 1886 - 1894

The Cell Book 1886 - 1894. The book was found in a loft and is now held at the Suffolk Record Office- Ref: EN3613 ...more

Head Teacher SPVC Geoffrey Spaul

Head Teacher SPVC Geoffrey Spaul during the 125 year celebration of the school opening. ...more

40 Years on the Bottles

Newspaper Report on the retirement of Harry Boast reads as follows:-
"40 years on the bottles!
The milk float has been parked for good and the bottles delivered for the last time by… ...more

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Stradbroke Village Archive

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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.

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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

List of residents between 1851 and 1871 in the Hoxne Union Workhouse

List of residents between 1851 and 1871 in the Hoxne Union Workhouse taken from the 1851, 1861 and 1871 census returns. ...more

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

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

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. ...more

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836

Hoxne Union Workhouse tenders 1836 - transcript ...more

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914

Stradbroke Cell Book - 1911 to 1914 ...more

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911

Stradbroke Cell Book 1908 - 1911 ...more