1845 Admiralty survey of Deben from HMS Blazer

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 some notes on … 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

1898 Feb 23rd Evening Star SB Augusta Seaman drowned in the Deben

IPSWICH SEAMAN DROWNED IN THE DEBEN. On Tuesday Walter Brook Eng. Coroner for the Liberty of St. Etheldreda, held an inquest on George Juby, of Ipswich, mariger, aged 31 years, who was drowned at Waldringfield on Thursday last. George Brooks, of Tomline Road, St. Clement’s, skipper of the barge Augusta, stated he had known the … Read more 1898 Feb 23rd Evening Star SB Augusta Seaman drowned in the Deben

1874 to 2013 Deben Floods Diary Extracts T H Waller Diary

East Coast and river Deben Flooding etc. 1874 to 2013. Extraeîs from Revd. Thomas Henry Wa1ìer’s Perennial DiaryìäSZ ¿920. ¿y i C? lffa, 26.31874 Very high tides water over the Walls. 30.1.87? High tide, marshes Hooded. High ‘tide With gaie, Water nearly up read below Deben Viña, and gfeat ñooding all along the coast. 29.i … Read more 1874 to 2013 Deben Floods Diary Extracts T H Waller Diary

Fish Traps or Kiddles

See The Archaeology of the Suffolk Coast Report From: ENGLISH HERITAGE-Suffolk Coastal NMP Project SUFFOLK COUNTY COUNCIL  A number of fishtraps, of a type known as ‘kiddles’ (Strachan 1995) are situated off Stonner Point in the inter-tidal zone of the River Deben.  The fish traps consist of groups of posts arranged in lines to create … Read more Fish Traps or Kiddles