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Police Sgt. Ruffles

Police Sgt. Ruffles ...more

Accident on the Diss Road - 17th June 1925

Accident on the Diss Road - 17th June 1925 ...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

Welsh Coach Trip

Welsh Coach Trip ...more

George Fisher cured of blindness and ulcers by Universal Medicine claims Lot Smith. Report in the Tourist dd1832

George Fisher cured of blindness and ulcers by Universal Medicine claims Lot Smith agent for Stradbroke. Report in the Tourist dd 1832
"Cure of Ulcers in the Neck, with Blindness
To Mr E… ...more

The crew dismantling the Stradbroke Railway Station

The crew dismantling the Stradbroke Railway Station. ...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

Janet Thirkettle nee Strickland

Janet Elizabeth Strickland married Henry Thirkettle 1883. They had nine children together. Janet died in the spring of 1935 at the age of 79. ...more

Possibly Bill Kerry - lorry driver for Moyes Coal

Possibly Bill Kerry - lorry driver for Moyes Coal ...more

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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

All Saints Church, Stradbroke

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All Saints Church, Stradbroke. Copyright Jon Wilson ...more

Herbert Bayles Church Bell ringers 1918

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A article from The Countryman regarding Herbert Bayles and his Church Bell ringers 1918. Mr Bayles tolled the bell during WW1 for each of the 17 Stradbroke soldiers who perished. ...more

The Women's Institute planting a tree in celebration of the 50th year anniversary.

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The Women's Institute planting a tree in celebration of the 50th year anniversary. ...more

Stradbroke School - outstanding

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report in the Diss Mercury as Stradbroke Primary School is judged OUTSTANDING ...more

News Report on the Consecration of the Stradbroke cemetery dated 2nd November 1905.

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News Report on the Consecration of the Stradbroke cemetery dated 2nd November 1905. ...more

British Legion hut opening New Street.

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The RBL Stradbroke branch was formed in 1921. Four years later the new British Legion hut was opened in New Street and members photographed to mark the occasion. ...more