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Construction of This website is still in progress. We have released it in this interim form to give all those with an interest in the local history of Southwold the opportunity to comment and contribute.
Email: barry@southwoldandson.co.uk

LAST UPDATED:
7 December 2016

Ronnie Waters whose researches formed the nucleus of,
and inspiration for this site, died on 2nd February 2015 aged 91.
Read his obituary in The Guardian Online 16 March 201
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LATEST ADDITIONS:

New entry for the Harbour Inn

The history of The Brewery is now substantially complete.

Updated entries for No 4 Trinity Street and 58 Stradbroke Road

New information and photos re Sutherland House school and its headmistress Minnie Denny

 

 

SPECIAL FEATURES:

'The Night the Sea Came' - First-hand memories of the 1953 Floods in Ferry Road

Memories of Mildred Button - Daughter of a Marlborough Road draper during the First World War

Southwold's Rope & Twine Industry

The Wenhaston Millions - Southwold's year of collective delusion

 

1957 - 1958 Ordnance Survey map provided by www.old-maps.co.uk

   
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