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Ipswich and surrounding area

September 5, 20177:00 amSeptember 5, 2017 8:14 am

By early afternoon the cyclists will have made their way to the area north of Ipswich. Clopton Clopton is a small village to the north east of Ipswich.  On the east of the parish between Clopton and Debach lies the airfield that was known as RAF Debach during World War II.  This was home to the USAAF 493d […]

Mid Suffolk

September 3, 20177:00 amAugust 31, 2017 7:31 pm

The tour enters Mid Suffolk about noon and goes through Walsham-le-Willows, Finningham, Thornham Magna, Thornham Parva, Eye, Horham and Stradbroke. Walsham-le-Willows Did you know that in St. Mary’s Church the reredos depicting the Last Supper was created by the famous Victorian English ceramic artist, George Tinworth, in 1883? Discover this and many other historic buildings and […]

The Brecks

September 1, 20177:00 amSeptember 5, 2017 2:30 pm

Freckenham Located on the Suffolk and Cambridgeshire border, on the edge of the fens, Freckenham has a long history dating back to Neolithic times. Several hoards of coins have been discovered over the years including gold coins of the Iceni Tribe, dating from Boudicca’s reign. Early written evidence tells us that in 896 Alfred the Great gave […]

Tour of Britain Stage Six: Newmarket to Aldeburgh

August 30, 20171:57 pmSeptember 5, 2017 2:19 pm

8 September 2017 sees the return of the Tour of Britain to Suffolk.  Stage 6 starts in Newmarket and will finish 183km later in Aldeburgh on the Suffolk Coast. The stage will take in Mildenhall, Bury St Edmunds, Eye, Framlingham, Ipswich and Woodbridge.  Details of the exact route can be found on the Ovo Energy Tour […]

Online resources for property history

August 19, 201710:48 pm

GENERAL SITES PROVIDING INFORMATION ON HOW TO CONDUCT RESEARCH OR WHERE TO LOCATE RELEVANT SOURCES: Sources in the Essex Record Office for tracing property history: http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk/getpage.aspx?id=35 Sources in the Norfolk Record Office for tracing property history: http://www.archives.norfolk.gov.uk/view/NCC098495 Leaflets produced by the National Archive explaining popular sources: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/records/ Hearth Tax Assessments Manorial Court Records National Farm […]

Collections for property history

August 19, 201710:14 pm

MAPS Maps are a useful starting point for your research.  You can start with the large scale Ordnance Survey maps at 25 inches and 6 inches to the mile.  The earliest date from the 1880s.  Suffolk Record Office has a good selection for the county ending in the 1920s for the 25 inch series and […]

How to begin property history

August 19, 20179:52 pm

HOW DO I BEGIN? Begin by collecting as much information as you can on your property.  The key things to find out are: who holds the deeds who owned/lived in the property before you an approximate date of the building was the property built for a specific purpose i.e. school, public house, vicarage, shop Neighbours […]

Summer Newsletter for The Hold

June 28, 20172:45 pmAugust 30, 2017 12:46 pm

Welcome! Welcome to the Spring/Summer 2017 newsletter for The Hold.  We’d like as many people as possible to know about our project, so please feel free to share this widely. Announcing….a summer of Pilot Projects! No…not that type of pilot!  We’re ‘piloting’ several exciting activities over the coming months, particularly across the school holidays, to […]

Bartholomew Gosnold

June 16, 20173:32 pm

The Suffolk explorer, Bartholomew Gosnold, was a ‘prime mover’ in founding the first permanent English settlement in North America, established at Jamestown in 1607. Bartholomew Gosnold was born about 1571 near the family home at Otley Hall. In 1587, he was admitted to Jesus College, Cambridge then studied law first at New Inn, then at […]

K is for Kesgrave Hall

June 6, 20177:00 amJune 5, 2017 10:00 am

This 19th century engraving from the Ipswich Record Office Prints Collection (ref PT) shows Kesgrave Hall built in 1812 for William Cunliffe-Shawe, who was MP for Preston in Lancaster and had estates in Suffolk. He gave the Hall to his son Robert Newton Shawe who was active in the life of the community and was MP […]