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

Morten Loder of Woodbridge

Quote from Shandygaff eBook  Christopher Morley This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 257 pages of information about Shandygaff. John Loder was born in Woodbridge, August 3, 1825.  His grandfather, Robert Loder, founded the family bookselling and printing business, which continues to-day at the old shop on the Thoroughfare under John Loder’s son, Morton Loder.  … Read moreMorten Loder of Woodbridge

Pictures of actual Rolls in Church and some of the men

photo © JWO Framed on wall of All Saints Church, Waldringfield Photo © CAO Kitchener’s Army photo © Waldringfield History Group JWO notes – could be anywhere but intrigued by the lapel badge (indistinct) that they are all wearing, the presence of 2 cars behind them (one appears to be driven by civilian chauffer and … Read morePictures of actual Rolls in Church and some of the men

HEMLEY FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

REVISED HEMLEY ROLL OF SERVICE Those connected with Hemley who served in the Great War 1914-18 Jones, Joseph     JONES Joseph WW1 RoH Ling, David     Rifle Brigade LING David WW1 RoH Moncrieff MC, Duncan      Royal Field Artillery MONCRIEFF Duncan WW1 RoH Stebbing, John      Suffolk Regiment STEBBING John WW1 RoH … Read moreHEMLEY FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

WALDRINGFIELD FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

REVISED WALDRINGFIELD ROLL OF SERVICE Those connected with Waldringfield who served in the Great War 1914-18       Storyboard Aldis, Sidney                                         Suffolk Yeomanry & Royal Munster Fusiliers ALDIS Sidney Bear, William                                         Suffolk Regiment BEAR William  Bloomfield, Stanley                                   Suffolk Regiment BLOOMFIELD Stanley  Bloomfield, Walter                                    Royal Marines Light Infantry BLOOMFIELD Walter WW1 … Read moreWALDRINGFIELD FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

World War 1 Roll of Service for Waldringfield

ROLL OF SERVICE Those connected with Waldringfield who served in the Great War 1914-18 Aldis, Sidney                                                         Suffolk Yeomanry Bear, William Bloomfield, Stanley                                             Suffolk Regiment Bloomfield, Walter                                              Royal Marines Light Infantry Bloomfield, William            †24/10/17             Suffolk Regiment Blowers, John?                                                     Royal Horse Artillery Brett, Walter?                                                      Coldstream  Guards Button, Harry                       †19/4/17               … Read moreWorld War 1 Roll of Service for Waldringfield

1939 National Registration Day Register

WALDRINGFIELD – SEPTEMBER 29TH 1939 NATIONAL REGISTRATION DAY 1931 Census destroyed by air raid on London 1941 Census never taken From www.findmypast.co.uk ‘On September 1st, 1939 Germany invaded Poland, putting the wheels in motion for Britain to declare war on the 3rd. On September 5th, the National Registration Act received royal assent and Registrar General … Read more1939 National Registration Day Register

WALDRINGFIELD HEMLEY and NEWBOURNE  FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

There were no formally agreed or nationally applied criteria for either Rolls of Honour or Rolls of Service after the First World War.  Each village and parish therefore made their own rules and decisions on who should be included, although similar conventions appear to have been adopted.  Rolls of Honour generally only include those who … Read moreWALDRINGFIELD HEMLEY and NEWBOURNE  FIRST WORLD WAR ROLLS OF SERVICE

Water Mills

Dear Bob – Illustrations of English medieval watermills are rare; one of the best is in the Luttrell Psalter made in Lincolnshire in the early-mid C14. It shows (maybe with some artistic licence) a mill with a vertical waterwheel attached to a simple timber framed building. Most mills of this date (and much later)  would … Read moreWater Mills