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Hedley Goshawk - The village barber.

Hedley Goshawk - The village barber. Hedley's nephew remembers,
", Hedley Goshawk, cutting someone's hair in his Stradbroke Barber's shop circa 1960 I guess. It looks as if it may well have… ...more

Presentation to Landlord Chambers on the occasion of his retirement from the White Hart.

Presentation to Landlord Chambers on the occasion of his retirement from the White Hart. ...more

Post card of election day undated but possible early 1900's

Post card of election day undated but possible early 1900's ...more

Receipt for repairing a fractured upper denture dd 13th May 1947 to Mr Percy Mason.

Receipt for repairing a fractured upper denture dd 13th May 1947 to Mr Percy Mason.
The top of the receipt is headed RSPCA , Corbyn Ltd., Drugs, Patent Medicines, Agricultural and… ...more

Police - PC Moore married Hilda Tilbrook 1931

Police - PC William A Moore married Hilda Tilbrook 1931. Hilda was born in Stradbroke to Harry and Lucy Tilbrook and lived at The Hempsheaf Public House in !911 at the time of the national… ...more

Taking Lunch at Harvest Time

Taking Lunch at Harvest Time ...more

Letter from 390th BG Memorial Air Museum re:A german plane which crashed during WW2

Letter from 390th BG Memorial Air Museum re:A german plane which crashed during WW2 ...more

Rutter Bakers

Rutter Bakers. Maggie Rutter (nee. Thirkettle) with Lily Blinker (right). Lily served in the shop.
Please see below for correction. ...more

The Queens Jubilee 2002 Stradbroke

Stradbroke celebrations on the occasion of the Queens Jubilee in 2002. ...more

Baptist Chapel renovation to the pool

Baptist Chapel renovation to the pool ...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

Stradbroke Navy Day 1996.

Stradbroke Navy Day 1996. Davis Varela, Adrian Wright, Dale Knights ...more

Russell Whiting (2nd left) and Evelyn Kerry (3rd left) at Stradbroke Gymkhana.

Russell Whiting (2nd left) and Evelyn Kerry (3rd left) at Stradbroke Gymkhana. ...more

Mrs Ling, Mrs Bellemy, Mrs Brundle, Mrs Thompson.

Mrs Ling, Mrs Bellemy (Organist), Mrs Brundle and Mrs Thompson. ...more

Mrs Harriet Davy and Mrs Honeyball

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

Ernest and Mable Boast

Ernest and Mable (nee Keeble) Boast who married in 1921. ...more

Drummer boy, Roland Walter Lines aged 15.

Roland Walter Lines Guardsman aged 15 as a Drummer boy. He died 19th May 1940 aged 20 years whilst serving in the Grenadier Guards. Roland was the son of Edgar and Ruby Lines. Edgar was a… ...more