Cement raw materials including digging for mud

Walter Tye: There was no more familiar sight on the Deben, fifty to sixty years ago, than that of the old mud barge, the Kingfisher, leaving the quay. Old Jack Stebbings was the skipper and Ben Page, brother of the Newbourn giant, was his mate. Their favourite place for getting the mud was opposite Whitehall … Read more Cement raw materials including digging for mud

Project Vision 2020 – Big Garden Birdwatch

The Waldringfield History Group next year wishes to gather information which can be used as a ‘benchmark’ for a comparison in 2040. The Big Garden Birdwatch will take place at the end of January which will be before the Waldringfield History Group has its ‘launch event’ about the gathering of information. The Waldringfield History Group … Read more Project Vision 2020 – Big Garden Birdwatch

2020 project proposal – Present to Future

Here’s a starter for ten. This would be a an interesting project for the group which could involve a lot of villagers. It has good potential for leaving a legacy and doing something that other villages don’t (as far as I know). From our Constitution: The group shall be called ” Waldringfield History Group “. … Read more 2020 project proposal – Present to Future

Our Sources, Bibliography, Credits and Acknowledgements

We have drawn upon the work of several local writers but there have been three writers known to have written about the history of our village and we are especially indebted to them for the material that they have produced. Walter Tye “A guide to Waldringfield and district” published in 1952 is specific to the … Read more Our Sources, Bibliography, Credits and Acknowledgements