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Our first Lecture was given on an evening in early December 2021 by Professor Andrew Hopper who kindly agreed to speak about his research on the human costs of the British Civil Wars of the seventeenth century. It was hosted by our President, Professor Caroline...

Constable: A Portrait by James Hamilton has recently been published by Weidenfeld & Nicholas and is widely available to purchase. James Hamilton is an art historian, curator and lecturer and has written a widely acclaimed book about John Constable, explored in part through the volumes...

The Norfolk Record Society are pleased to announce a Spring Lecture via Zoom on Thursday 25th March 2021 at 7pm. A Double Header of Two Short Talks: The Remarkable Robert Raynbald - Carole Rawcliffe Another Slice of Bacon - Alan Metters This is a free lecture available...

The Elizabethan Star Chamber Project, hosted by AALT at the University of Houston have put on county names on cases in TNA STAC5.  (Records of the Court of the Star in the reign of Elizabeth I) There are now sufficient cases identified to make the website interesting...

Cornelius Collett was a banker from Woodbridge who answered the call to join a volunteer cavalry group put together to defend Suffolk against possible invasion from the French revolutionary armies. Volume 63 of the Suffolk Records Society General Series is due for publication in May 2020. With...

AGM and Book Launch Postponement  In the light of the developing Coronavirus situation in the UK, we have understandably decided to postpone our AGM and Book Launch event that was due to be held this May.  We hope to reschedule the event later in the year...

https://www.suffolkarchives.co.uk/about-suffolk-archives/service-changes-at-suffolk-record-office/december-2019/ Developments at The Hold this Spring mean temporary changes for anyone consulting Suffolk archives, with short term closure at Lowestoft, 3 Feb-2 March; at Ipswich from 2 March until The Hold opens in Spring; Bury St Edmunds will temporarily close from Wednesday 15 to Wednesday...

12th January 2020 at 11am St Andrew’s Church, Church Lane, Aldringham, IP16 4QT Our Morning Praise service on 12 January, which celebrates the baptism of Christ, will also mark the 834th anniversary of an important ceremony held in 1186.  In January of this year, the Bishop of...

Suffolk Libraries Day Talk 'Henry Cockton, Bury St Edmunds' Forgotten Novelist' by Robert Halliday As part of Suffolk Libraries Day 2019 - a county-wide celebration of and fundraising event for the local library service and everything it offers to Suffolk communities - we will be hosting a special...