George Jones and his brother Jack had some early life sailing experience at Waldringfield, they had a beach hut (by the steps?) and sailed with Jimmy Quantrill in Hustler. Jack lived at the Maltings with his mother and worked as a yacht designer, he was a chum of George Arnott and Dirk Bogarde. George set … Read moreThe Cruise of Naromis by G A Jones
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 more1898 Feb 23rd Evening Star SB Augusta Seaman drowned in the Deben
See 2017 Nov 19 Interview with Liz Kennedy by John Ogden: House barge of Douglas Kennedy. Probably hulked just south of dinghy park and timbers used in bonfires. No remains 2019.
Check descriptions especially Kestrel – not sure on that.
The PUNCH dinghy The idea for this dinghy was conceived in 1980 on the beach at Waldringfield in a conversation with Judy Stinson, who wanted a boat in which to teach her grandchildren to sail. She had tried a Mirror dinghy, but found it too tippy to sit on the windward side in light airs. … Read moreThe Punch Dinghy
The BOTTLE boat Like the PUNCH dinghy, the idea for a bottle boat was conceived in Waldringfield, this time when Roger was washing up the dishes in 1992. His sister, Annie used Ecover washing-up liquid, which came in a rather large bottle, as you needed to use a lot of it to get any bubbles! … Read moreBottle Boats
1888 Jumbo, Brooks to London 1879 Invincible, Fiddaman out to Waldringfield from London There were two Invincibles both built 1879 Blackfriars or Gravesend
From Collection from Viv? via Cathy Fish Note buildings to south of Maybush Note Houseboat – see Eborall and Parking signs
2015 Waldringfield’s Sailing Barges (text is in notes field on slides) Because of Waldringfield’s Siting on the Deben it has been host to a variety of River based trade and activities over the years. This includes the Sailing Barge [Spritsail or Thames Barge] which reigned supreme on our East Coast rivers between the 1830s … Read more2014 Sailing Barges
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
1900 Lloyd’s List 19 March – Orinocco 1900 Lloyds list March – Jumbo
Book belonged to descendant of Ben Page died 1929
Scanned from documents provided by Adrian Bird.