Beccles, Suffolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Beccles and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

Small Timber Cottage; Dicks Mount, Burgh St Peter

Location: Burgh St Peter, Beccles: My sister and brother-in-law (Ronald and Shirley Miller), owned a small timber cottage above the dyke on Dicks Mount during 1960-1970's. It was a charming one or two bedroom cottage and they had a dinghy moored on the dyke. My brother-in-law lived there ...Read full memory

Loud Amen Sunday At Beccles Church

Stafford W Brown was a boarder at Beccles College during WW1. The last three Sundays of every term each had a special feature. First came One Button Sunday, when every boy undid the top button of his jacket for the day. The second was Pinch Pudding Sunday. At lunch, after the main course, jam tart ...Read full memory

A memory of Beccles by Barbara Brown

The Walk, Beccles

Yes, I remember this view very well. My father worked for the Eastern Electricity Board, which is pictured on the right of the picture. I was 15 at the time. I would like to know if the EEB is still there and does anyone else remember this picture around this time?

A memory of Beccles