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Japanese Fete circa 1910 - Series

Japanese Fete circa 1910 - Webb image ...more

C Corbett receiving a gift on his retirement from the school - 1951

C Corbett receiving a gift on his retirement from the school - 1951 ...more

Barnes Farm, Battlesea Green.

Barnes Farm Battlesea Green. The family photographed is believed to be that of William Chambers. The 1901 census return shows him to be a 48 yr old Horseman on a farm with his wife… ...more

Abstract of Title for the Hoxne Union Workhouse 1836

Abstract of Title for the Hoxne Union Workhouse 1836 ...more

Mrs Harriet Davy and Mrs Honeyball

Mrs Harriet Davy (spotted dress) and Mrs Honeyball. ...more

Ladies enjoying a cup of Tea

Ladies enjoying a cup of Tea ...more

The Hempsheaf regulars

Regulars outside The Hempsheaf Public House which is now a private house. ...more

The Cell Book 1902 to 1907

The Cell Book 1902 to 1907. Includes such crimes as 'Drunk in charge of a horse and cart' and 'Larceny of a dead pheasant.' ...more

Home Video Of The Queens Jubilee Flower Festival 2002

Home Video footage of the Queens Jubilee Flower Festival inside All Saints Church, Stradbroke, 2002 ...more

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Launched during National Explore Your Archive Week 2015,
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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.

We encourage your thoughts and memories too! Please use the 'Tell us more about this Item' section underneath each item to share more information with the archive.


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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

Sgt. Reginald Ruffles and his children John, Ann and Colin.

Sgt. Reginald Ruffles and his children John, Ann and Colin. ...more

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. ...more

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?).

Colin Ruffles carried by Madge (?). ...more

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond

John Ruffles playing football by the village pond ...more

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. ...more

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles

John, Ann and Colin Ruffles ...more