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Police Sgt. Ruffles

Police Sgt. Ruffles ...more

Fish and Chips outside The Hempsheaf

Fish and Chips outside The Hempsheaf ...more

Local Service Van clipped by an aircraft - The driver escaped unhurt. WW2

Local Service Van clipped by a USA aircraft which was being moved round the airfield - The driver escaped unhurt. WW2 ...more

John and Ann Ruffles

John and Ann Ruffles playing in the garden of the police house. ...more

Children's Party at the British Legion Hut

Children's Party at the British Legion Hut circa 1950. Tony Leftley is sitting on his grandmother's ( Elizabeth Leftley ) lap at the front of the table nearest the photographer. The lady… ...more

Pioneer Mission Caravan

Pioneer Mission Caravan ...more

Invoice/Bill from Frank Whiteman, butcher, dated 7thAugust 1937 to F Brundle.

Invoice/Bill from Frank Whiteman, butcher, dated 7thAugust 1937 to F Brundle. ...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

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

Letter headed Stradbroke Church dd 25th April 1878 and signed by Foreman Thos, Patterson

Letter headed Stradbroke Church dd 25th April 1878 and signed by Foreman Thos, Patterson. This letter details the cost and people involved with the church and the school at that time. ...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.

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

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

Westhall 1989

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Westhall 1989 ...more

Queens Street, taken from the church tower

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Queens Street, taken from the church tower ...more

Queens Street, taken from the church tower

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Queens Street, taken from the church tower ...more