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Lowestoft Harbour

June 2, 20161:44 pmMay 25, 2017 3:27 pm

Over the centuries the word Lowestoft has been spelt in many ways.  Lothu Wistoft, as given in the Domesday Book of 1085/6, is a derivation from the Norse meaning Hloover/Hlothver’s toft or homestead, building or curtilage.  It is the most easterly settlement in the United Kingdom and was originally a fishing village. Until the early […]

Walter Scott Montgomery ‘Promoted to Glory’

October 18, 20171:00 pmSeptember 22, 2017 2:59 pm

Everybody loves an ancestor with character so how about the wonderfully named Walter Scott Montgomery aka ‘Blind’ Montgomery. General interest in this man at one time went so far as to make him the subject of a BBC 1 programme entitled ‘Promoted to Glory’; which was produced as part of the ‘On Camera’ series broadcast […]

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 […]

Worlingham Drama Group (2359)

January 18, 201710:37 amMay 25, 2017 3:35 pm

In 2015 Lowestoft Record Office was given a number of documents that charted the activities of Worlingham Drama Group (2359). Formed in 1970, the group initially struggled to attract performers, but within a few years it was able to mount at least two productions every year. The collection includes a wide range of ephemera from […]

Ipswich and Wolsey’s Gate

May 30, 20163:52 pmMay 25, 2017 3:33 pm

Ipswich was founded in the late 6th or early 7th century on the north bank of the River Orwell. By the 8th century the settlement had spread over most of the present town centre, and indeed the Anglo-Saxon street pattern can still be seen. The most important industry was the manufacture of pottery, the kilns […]

Photograph of Madras harbour

GB554/A/15/5/73 · nd · Suffolk Record Office Bury St Edmunds Branch
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Havergate Island

HD11/475/HavergateIsland/124 · 24 Jun 1813 · Suffolk Record Office Ipswich Branch

Letter from J Shee to Isaac Johnson asking for an estimate for surveying and for plan of Havergate Island

See also plans numbered 103a, 126, 139, 140, 141 and143 (Havergate Island Harbour Scheme)

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Orford

HD11/475/Orford/126 · nd · Suffolk Record Office Ipswich Branch

"East Coast, Orford to Orwell Estuary, with distances from Orfordness to continental ports connected with Orford harbour scheme"
Shows River Butley, River Ore, River Alde, River Orwell, River Stour...

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