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

1587 Holinsheds Chronicles

Holinshed’s Chronicles of England, Scotland, and Ireland was a complete description of everything about Elizabethan Britain. There were 1577 and 1587 editions. The Description of England  was complied by William Harrison.  Of local interest: Volume 4 on Scotland is dedicated to Thomas Seckford. To the Right worshipfull Maister Thomas Secford Esquire and Maister of the … Read more1587 Holinsheds Chronicles

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

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

Medieval Roads and Tracks by Paul Hindle

A short book (Bob has copy) giving some techniques for analysing where roads were. Whilst interesting there did not seem to be many clues as to how we can rediscover ours. One tip was the University of Cambridge collection of aerial photographs which is worth following up. 

Extracts from Suffolk Estuary by George Arnott

Excellent book by W.G.Arnott, published 1951. Joe tells me he was an estate agent in Woodbridge. Best local History book I’ve seen. Lots of mentions of Waldringfield and Wallers. Here are some bits that might be of interest:- p19 The Rock at the Rocks (and also around Landguard & Harwich) is Sepataria {en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concretion#septarian_concretions} which is … Read moreExtracts from Suffolk Estuary by George Arnott