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Transcription of a report concerning the murder of a child in 1851

Transcription of a report concerning the murder of a child in 1851 ...more

Henry and Janet Thirkettle

Henry and Janet Thirkettle ...more

Colonel Humphreys and his Wife at The Priory at a Welcome party for the American airforce WW2

Colonel Humphreys and his Wife at The Priory at a Welcome party for the American airforce WW2 ...more

The School Football Team 1951-52

The school football team photo taken outside the front window of the Primary School. 1951-52 ...more

Order of Service for the unveiling of the War Memorial

Order of Service for the unveiling of the War Memorial on the 30th July 1922. ...more

A Child's Memory of the War - Martin Wake 1935 - 2016

'A Child's Memory of the War' by Martin Wake. A personal account of WW2 in IPSWICH written for his grandson. ...more

Hitchcock shop

Hitchcock - the shop that is later to become the Spar or 'Top Shop'. Hitchcock is a grocer, tea dealer, draper and outfitter. ...more

The wedding of Mr HC Goshawk and Miss GF Ling 1939

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

John Thirkettle 1824 - 1875

John Thirkettle 1824 - 1875
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Doctor C G Read dispute with the Hoxne Union Workhouse over his pension.

Doctor C G Read dispute with the Hoxne Union Workhouse over his pension. ...more

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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

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

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. ...more