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StradJazz 2011 - When The Saints Go Marching In

The procession from All Saints Church to the Community Centre following a New Orleans style Jazz service as part of the StradJazz 2011 Festival. ...more

Stradbroke community 1996

Stradbroke community 1996 - news report ...more

William Jennings - family report by Michael Peterson

William Jennings - family report by Michael Peterson ...more

Hedley and Harold Goshawk

Brothers Hedley and Harold Goshawk.
The Donor remembers,
"Hedley Goshawk and his brother Harold (taken in the late 70s I think). It was taken outside Hedley’s house in Church Street.… ...more

Stradbroke Football Team (believed to be 1953 or 1954)

Back row players include:Harold Williams, ? Hubbard, George Cooper, Alan Johnson, Douglas Mills, Geoffrey VincentFront Row players include Neville Bullingham, Paddy Brennan, Michael Ellis,… ...more

"Save Stradbroke Library" Users give their views...

A video made by the 'Save Stradbroke Library' campaign. The Library faced closure as part of a wider library closing agenda by Suffolk County Council. This video was shared on Social Media… ...more

Stradbroke Railway Station

This photo was taken on the 19th July 1952.
Characters from left to right are:
Cleaner Harry Howlett, Guard Horace Bloom, Driver Joe Skinner, Fireman Jack Law ...more

1973 Brownies and Scouts

1973 Brownies and Scouts ...more

Ivy Cottage

Ivy Cottage. The Donor remembers,
"Lily Goshawk (nee Blinker) lived in Ivy Cottage (far end) after her husband Ronnie Goshawk died and she moved back to Stradbroke from East Dereham." ...more

Primary School Football Team 2006

The coach thought he was taking a team photo in the school playground, and inadvertently took a short video. ...more


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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

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

Roland Walter LINES

Guardsman Roland Walter LINES.
Roland was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines (nee Lord)
He enlisted with the 3rd battalion of the Grenadier Guards - Service Number 2614096.
Roland died on… ...more

Inscription on The Fox Family Tomb

The Fox family tomb is the large green tomb on the west side of All Saints church listed number 7. The tomb can be seen when walking along Queen Street. The inscription shows that Simon Fox… ...more