1592 Spinney or Spinny or Spennye near Hemley

On the edge of our parish.Spinny marsh on modern OS map near Early Creek on west side of river.  Interesting in respect of visibility down to the river. Needs more work one day. There are several mentions of Spennye in 1592 Hamley & Haspley in Court Rolls. Transcript below: 1592 Hemley & Haspley SRO HD2454-3-2 … Read more 1592 Spinney or Spinny or Spennye near Hemley

1845 Admiralty survey of Deben from HMS Blazer

To be re-arranged The 1845 Admiralty survey of the Deben was exhibited as a display panel in the Woodbridge Tides of Change Exhibition Longshed in late 2019. It was obtained for the exhibition by Dr Helene Burningham of University College London in support of that project. The focus of the writer was initially to make … Read more 1845 Admiralty survey of Deben from HMS Blazer

1551 1623 Camden’s Britannia newly translated into English

Mentions Deben, Woodbridge, Landguard.   But when the Normans had pos∣sess’d themselves of England, they built here a Castle; which Hugh Bigod held for some time against Stephen the usurping King of England; but at last surren∣der’d it. Now ’tis so entirely gone to decay, that there is not so much as the rubbish left. … Read more 1551 1623 Camden’s Britannia newly translated into English