Beccles, St Michael's Church And Bell Tower From The North East 1894
Memories of Beccles, St Michael's Church and Bell Tower from the north east 1894
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 was served, and the custom was for boys to steal each others portion by stabbing with their fork and removing the tart to their own plate. The favourite however was Loud Amen Sunday. This was the last Sunday of term, and as usual, the whole school attended evening service at the parish church. The boys sat on the left and the parishioners on the right. The last hymn was always "Jesus Shall ...Read full memory
Memories of 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?
how many ingates are there in Suffolk. when I visited beccles in 2010 the pub had changed to a hotel my surname is Ingate
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
I remember my mother telling me that her brother had a similar experience to this around the 1920's (approx). He was riding his bicycle through the churchyard and saw, what looked like someone clinging to the wall in the churchyard, (which is quite a drop down from the other side onto Puddingmoor). But when he took a ...Read full memory