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

2017 Nov 19 Interview with Liz Kennedy by John Ogden

Transcript: LIZ KENNEDY OF THE DECK HOUSE, BORN 1929, YOUNGEST DAUGHTER OF WILLIAM AND DOROTHY OGDEN.  INTERVIEWED BY HER NEPHEW JOHN OGDEN OF GREENAWAY ON 29TH NOVEMBER 2017   J – Ok so today is the 29th November 2017 which is a very auspicious birthday Liz (John’s!) L – Sorry John, I remembered this morning, … Read more2017 Nov 19 Interview with Liz Kennedy by John Ogden

2013 Nov Audio and transcript of Joe and Ruth Lubbock interview

Lubbock transcript Alyson Videlo (AV) and Gareth Thomas (GT) (Waldringfield History Group) meeting over tea with Mr and Mrs Joe and Ruth Lubbock at their home in School Road, Waldringfield.  The recording starts during a conversation about David Parkin whose name has arisen following discussion as to who might, now, have lived in Waldringfield longer … Read more2013 Nov Audio and transcript of Joe and Ruth Lubbock interview

2016 Interview Alan Mattheson by Gareth Thomas

Transcript by Caroline Ogden Interview with Alan Matheson by Gareth Thomas on 17th May 2016 – transcribe of the audio tape Alan Matheson, born 1935 G – We are sitting here in White Gables, which is a lovely bungalow, just opposite Sandy Lane, in Cliff Road. I’m sitting with Alan Matheson who, although there is … Read more2016 Interview Alan Mattheson by Gareth Thomas

2015 Recollection Alan Parken – Alyson

Spoke to Alan Parken tonight and he said that about 60 years ago his father put a land drain into the field behind Sandcliff that went down to around the bottom of the cricket meadow. Whilst digging it he found an area of very blackened soil that looked like the site of an old kiln or … Read more2015 Recollection Alan Parken – Alyson

1940s 1950s Mike & Rosemary Nunn recollections

There were defences in the form of criss cross poles along the beach, and Publican – Albert Hill, Shaver Mills and Boatman – Jimmy Quantrill were the only people Allowed access to the beach past the barrier at the bottom of the road. The Maybush Public House was very lively, with the occasional punch up, … Read more1940s 1950s Mike & Rosemary Nunn recollections

1988 BBC Radio Suffolk visit the village.

Audio Source type Minidisk Subject BBC down your way? Interviewer  BBC Date of recording 1988 Copyright? Probably     Notes: Is this 1988 or 1992? 1st track Down your Way  1988 14.06    darts evening at Pub. 22.00  Bowls Club 26.30   John Nunn – Cricket club 36.00  raising money by whist drives etc. 40.00   left piece … Read more1988 BBC Radio Suffolk visit the village.

1989 Bill Ogden interview by Audrey Fitzjohn

Audio Source type Cassette Subject  Bill Ogden Interviewer  Audrey Fitzjohn Date of recording 1988 Copyright?  N     Notes: 2nd track  Audrey FitzJohn/Bill Ogden from start   Ogdens visiting for holidays. & Fete and Flower show 18.42  story of Huts 21.20  boats 32.00  Dorothy Jones   huts 40.49  Raising money for the Club 44.20 48.19  sailing and … Read more1989 Bill Ogden interview by Audrey Fitzjohn