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NOSTALGIA: Pictures from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Pictures from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Pictures from the Spanton Jarman collection

21 July 2018

This week's picture from the Spanton Jarman collection is of Chevington Grove, a substantial Queen Anne house.


NOSTALGIA: Suffolk Hunt meet at Buxhall Vale

NOSTALGIA: Suffolk Hunt meet at Buxhall Vale

NOSTALGIA: Suffolk Hunt meet at Buxhall Vale

14 July 2018

A picture from the Spanton Jarman collection of the Suffolk Hunt meeting at Buxhall Vale, Buxhall


NOSTALGIA: Windmill at Barton Mills

NOSTALGIA: Windmill at Barton Mills

NOSTALGIA: Windmill at Barton Mills

23 June 2018

This latest picture from the Spanton Jarman collection features a now demolished mill at Barton Mills


NOSTALGIA: Street Farm, Bardwell

NOSTALGIA: Street Farm, Bardwell

NOSTALGIA: Street Farm, Bardwell

16 June 2018

This week's picture from the Spanton Jarman collection features Street Farm, Bardwell.


NOSTALGIA: St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

NOSTALGIA: St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

NOSTALGIA: St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds

09 June 2018

This week's picture from the Spanton Jarman collection is of St Mary's Church, Bury St Edmunds.


NOSTALGIA: Mr & Mrs Charters and their motor car – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Mr & Mrs Charters and their motor car – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Mr & Mrs Charters and their motor car – from the Spanton Jarman collection

25 February 2018

Mr & Mrs Charters lived at Brooke House, in Manor Lane, Horringer. Before World War Two they owned one of the four motor cars in the village; an elegant Rolls Royce. Can anyone identify the model?


NOSTALGIA: Pupils bold as brass with masterclass

NOSTALGIA: Pupils bold as brass with masterclass

NOSTALGIA: Pupils bold as brass with masterclass

25 February 2018

This picture from 2008 is of trumpet soloist Mark Kesel, centre, filling Stowmarket Middle School’s gym with the sound of music, with help from youngsters at the school.


NOSTALGIA: Almshouses at Hawstead – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Almshouses at Hawstead – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Almshouses at Hawstead – from the Spanton Jarman collection

18 February 2018

These almshouses in Hawstead were provided for the village by Philip Metcalfe, a prominent village landowner.


NOSTALGIA: Fornham All Saints, accident at Causeway Bridge 1890 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Fornham All Saints, accident at Causeway Bridge 1890 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Fornham All Saints, accident at Causeway Bridge 1890 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

28 January 2018

Work being undertaken to extend the Lark Navigation System with a new lock and bridge at the Tollgate Inn created a traffic diversion at Fornham All Saints.


NOSTALGIA: Bobby Charlton comes to town

NOSTALGIA: Bobby Charlton comes to town

NOSTALGIA: Bobby Charlton comes to town

28 January 2018

This picture was when Bobby Charlton came to Bury St Edmunds in 1993 to promote his sports school he was holding there in the summer.


NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

11 November 2017

Following a piece in the Bury Free Press on Thursday, April 3, 1969, that said a four-engine World War Two Lancaster bomber had temporarily landed at Lavenham Airfield, reader Mike Baker, from Hopton, could not miss the opportunity.


NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

11 November 2017

Here, the Fox Inn is shown after the road widening scheme for Mustow Street was completed.


NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

04 November 2017

We have had this photograph sent in by Marion Duncan, who thought, after the fire at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds, it would be of interest to many.


NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

04 November 2017

This image shows Ampton Hall immediately after the fire of 1885 which destroyed all of the original building, with the exception of the stables.


NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

28 October 2017

Paula Harber (nee Sunshine) sent us this photograph from the 1980s from a business called Sunshine Beauty Salon in Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds.


NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

28 October 2017

Tiny 13th century All Saints’ Church, in Chedburgh, been has practically rebuilt during its long history.


NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

15 October 2017

Suffolk firemen received their awards for 20 years’ long service and good conduct at Bury St Edmunds Fire Station in 1992.


NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

14 October 2017

The Rev E R Benyon commissioned Arthur Blomfield to design this Chapel of Ease for the remote community of Culford Heath, three miles from Culford Hall.


NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

07 October 2017

This three-storey building was built in 1701 for Simon Patrick, Bishop of Ely.


NOSTALGIA: Browning’s blacksmith shop, Southgate Street - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Browning’s blacksmith shop, Southgate Street - from the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Browning’s blacksmith shop, Southgate Street - from the Spanton Jarman collection

22 May 2017

Alfred and Charles Browning, father and son, worked at these premises in Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, from at least 1892 until the 1940s.


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