RDA Deben Reminiscences by John Adams

Extracts for book:   1944 and a posting to Suffolk was received with an overwhelming lack of enthusiasm for surely it was part of East Anglia where there were marshlands, drains, windmills and probably numerous natives with their digits in the dykes. One of the first of these natives was a Mr. Nunn, proprietor of … Read moreRDA Deben Reminiscences by John Adams

Possible projects for sometime

Put headstone inscriptions & photos on website. Permanent display in Village Hall. Develop material on notable residents. Develop material on Lords of Manor. Collate old records such as 14C subsidy returns. Trace family names across centuries. Resolve old path and road names from 17C survey. Further research on Bigbobs/model. Follow up on Orinoco barge at … Read morePossible projects for sometime

Draft for WHG Book

Contents  Book Draft as at 2Feb19 Bits in red are comments not part of the text. Most pics to be added. Guidelines for authors Poss Cover pic?       Section Who     Photos Copyright checked Text reviewed? Status Remarks, comments, actions   Cover picture and title“Waldringfield on the Deben”a small, insignificant village or? a … Read moreDraft for WHG Book

Book Panel on Church

All Saints Church [PIC Church] Domesday lists 640 settlements in Suffolk of which 178 had mills and 345 had churches but no mention of ours.1 Those at Martlesham and Newbourne are both believed to be eleventh century or earlier. The extant architecture of All Saints at Waldringfield is described as Early English, probably thirteenth to fourteenth century 23.  … Read moreBook Panel on Church