1893 George Mason newspaper obituary

Ipswich Journal – Sat 14th Oct 1893 Death of Mr George Mason At Ipswich Another link in the chain of busy, shrewd, far-seeing men who in their day played a prominent part in making Ipswich the prosperous commercial centre it is to-day, has been suddenly snapped, and that so suddenly that the inhabitants of the … Read more1893 George Mason newspaper obituary

Waldringfield and District by Walter Tye

      GENERAL OUTLINE (1850-1950) IN 1850 Waldringfield was but a small insignificant village, with a few scattered houses and some seven score of inhabitants. With the exception of the old Rectory, now known as River’s Hall, and a few farm houses, the cottages generally were small, with little windows peeping out from under … Read moreWaldringfield and District by Walter Tye

1912 Demolition of Cement Works

Bedfordshire times and independent 9 august 1912 cement factory – demolition Imperfect text version The training of the East Anglian Royal Engineers rapidly drawing to a clou Until early this week the weather was fairly favorable for life ander Ca y or a clay or rainha pelted down from to night, but the silver lining … Read more1912 Demolition of Cement Works

1873 – 1878 Leases on Quay Maltings

Record office HB8/5/417  a lease between AT Cobbold and John Hill dated 11 Oct 1873 for the land at the quay including malting house, sheds stables and garden in all 2 acres. It was for 14 years at £30 pa. To last until 1887 In 1878 the lease was cancelled by Mason’s. In 1878 it … Read more1873 – 1878 Leases on Quay Maltings

1875 Shadbolt Cement works Court Case from The Builder

PAYMENT FOR ESTIMATE. At the Woodbridge County Court, on the 19th inst., Mr. John Frost, builder, Woodbridge, brought an action against Messrs.Coles & Shadbolt, cement manufacturers, to recover 31, 15s., for making an estimate of the cost of a new dock at cement works belonging to the defendants at Waldringfield, and for other work done. The firm wrote … … Read more1875 Shadbolt Cement works Court Case from The Builder

Cement Works

The Cement Factory of Waldringfield 1872 -1907 Visitors to Waldringfield and, indeed, residents of that village might be forgiven for not knowing that it was once the site of a large cement factory.  All that now remains of the industry is the quay – which passers-by would assume to have always been part of the … Read moreCement Works