Guide to All Saints by Rev. Roy Tricker Jan 2019

Welcome to All Saints, in its lovely rural setting, about ½ mile south of the main centre of population, with delightful views eastwards from its tree-shaded churchyard, where a Saxon burial-urn was discovered in 1841 (now in the Purnell Collection at the British Museum). Early Christians probably took over the pagan burial-site and built their … Read moreGuide to All Saints by Rev. Roy Tricker Jan 2019

1890 The church bells of Suffolk by Raven

The church bells of Suffolk; a chronicle in nine chapters, with a complete list of the inscriptions on the bells, and historical notes by Raven, John James, 1833-1906 Available here on archive.org  can be viewed or downloaded as a pdf Relevant text: 498. WALDRINGFiELD ^// &/V;/i-. i Bell. Bell. Stephen Brame Churchwarden T. G. 17 14. … Read more1890 The church bells of Suffolk by Raven

Waldringfield’s ring of Churches

In 1999 David Aldred wrote an article in the River Deben Association magazine1 which was rediscovered whilst searching for articles relevant to Waldringfield. This described a surprising circular arrangement of other Churches around Waldringfield at a radius of two old Suffolk miles. Also W.G.Arnott2 suggests the locations of local Churches relate to pre seawall access … Read moreWaldringfield’s ring of Churches

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

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

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

Analysis of circular arrangement of Churches

Based on 1999 circle of Churches around Waldringfield in RDA In 1999 David Aldred wrote an article in the RDA Deben magazine which described a surprising circular arrangement of other Churches around Waldringfield at a radius of two old Suffolk miles.  Also W.G.Arnott mentions the transport of stone fonts from Norfolk by water and accessibility … Read moreAnalysis of circular arrangement of Churches