Announcements

Document productions at Ipswich Record Office

October 31, 20173:40 pmOctober 31, 2017 5:45 pmLeave a Comment

Due to an issue with our strongroom shelving we are unable to produce documents from part of the Ipswich Record Office strongroom.  We are waiting for engineers to attend to fix the problem.  If you know what material you would like to look at, please email us at ipswich.ro@suffolk.gov.uk in advance of your visit and we can check […]

Document productions at Bury Record Office

October 31, 201710:07 amOctober 31, 2017 5:46 pmLeave a Comment

Due to an issue with our strongroom shelving we are unable to produce documents from part of the Bury Record Office strongroom.  We are waiting for engineers to attend to fix the problem.  If you know what material you would like to look at, please email us at bury.ro@suffolk.gov.uk in advance of your visit and we […]

Online payments, 13 & 14 September

September 5, 20172:44 pmSeptember 5, 2017 2:45 pmLeave a Comment

Due to essential maintenance work we will be unable to process any online payments from 12:00 on Wednesday 13 September 2017 until 16:00 on Thursday 14 September.  We apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any queries please contact Judith Stephenson at Judith.stephenson@Suffolk.gov.uk

Moles, Cherries and Murder

August 3, 20173:30 pmLeave a Comment

“Moles, Cherries and Murder” Our touring exhibition, exploring the story of the Red Barn Murder at Polstead, can be seen at the following venues: 1 – 5 August – Newmarket Library – see the library website for opening hours 7 – 11 August – John Peel Centre, Stowmarket – open 10am-2pm 12 and 13 August […]

Blood Red Barn

“Blood Red Barn” tickets now available

August 1, 20172:27 pmAugust 3, 2017 3:16 pmLeave a Comment

Free tickets for the staged read-through of the new play Blood Red Barn are now available from the BOYD website. Why not come along and see the most recent interpretation of the tragic tale of Maria Marten and William Corder?  The BOYD theatre group have used archives from the Bury and Ipswich branches to present a […]

Suffolk Day, 21 June 2017

June 20, 20171:39 pmJune 20, 2017 2:14 pmLeave a Comment

We hope you’ve enjoyed our look at a Suffolk archival A-Z!  We finish tomorrow on Suffolk Day itself with Z for Zeppelins! Our friends at Suffolk Libraries have selected a number of Suffolk-related titles – why not take a look to inspire your next read! Suffolk Libraries have also launched a competition as part of their Suffolk […]

Online Payments, Wednesday 7 June

May 24, 20179:00 amMay 15, 2017 2:40 pmLeave a Comment

Due to essential maintenance work we will be unable to process any online payments on Wednesday 7 June 2017 between 20:00 and 00:00.  We apologise for any inconvenience. If you have any queries please contact Judith Stephenson at Judith.stephenson@Suffolk.gov.uk

Suffolk Show 2017 – A Great Day Out

May 23, 20175:45 pmLeave a Comment

If you’re visiting the Suffolk Show on Wednesday 31 May and Thursday 1 June come along and see us in the County Council tent. Record Office staff will be there with an update on The Hold and Mapping Suffolk Stories projects.  We can also provide general advice on your research and suggest where to start. This year we are hoping to collect […]

Record-Keeping Service of the Year

April 19, 20178:36 pmLeave a Comment

Suffolk Record Office has been nominated for Record-Keeping Service of the year at this year’s Archives and Records Association (ARA) Excellence Awards. The ARA Excellence Awards are in their second year and comprise three categories: Distinguished Service Award Record-keeper of the Year Award Record-keeping Service of the Year Award. The awards celebrate the achievements of […]

Women’s History Month

March 18, 20174:33 pmMarch 18, 2017 4:51 pmLeave a Comment

The Bury St Edmunds branch is celebrating Women’s History Month with an exhibition focusing on the lives of women during wartime from the Crimean through to the Second World War. The exhibition will be up for the rest of March so why not pop in and take a look!  Our new web story provides a […]