The next installment (1902 - 1907)of the Stradbroke Cell Book is online at www.stradbrokearchive.org.uk . This installment includes such crimes as 'Drunk in charge of a horse and cart' and 'Larceny of a dead pheasant.'
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…Continue
If you have a Suffolk Libraries library card go to www.suffolklibraries.co.uk on your computer or on the Stradbroke library computer and follow the link called Reference and research and then in the History section select 'Gale News Vault'. Log in with your library card number and in no time you’ll find yourself reading article after article from the Times Newspaper Archive and from the 19th century…Continue
Further pages of the village police cell book are now available to view on:
The cell book recorded the prisoner, alleged crime committed and punishment received along with the police officer responsible for the arrest.
The cell book is now deposited with the Suffolk Records Office and is subject to the 100 year rule. It was started in 1886 and ends during the 1970s. SARA has now made…Continue
THE PRIORY. Looking through the census returns from 1841 to 1911 for the Priory in Doctors Lane it's noted that one of the occupants appears in every return over those 70 years and when looking deeper you'll find she actually died at the age of 104. Her name was Louisa Mayhew, the daughter of George Mayhew,…Continue