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Bildeston, Suffolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

My Early Years

Hi, I guess it's one of those things you do as you get older, to take a walk down memory lane and to do a little bit of reminiscing. I was doing such a thing when I came across this photo of the village in Bildeston and saw the old house in the High Street that as a child and also in my early teens I lived in with my parents. ...Read full memory

A memory of Bildeston by Steve Clark

1955 To 57

I spent approx 2 years in Bildeston attending the junior school, headmaster I think his name was Mr Kelk (not sure of spelling). I was fostered from the age of 8 to Bildeston for 2 years. Just before I was 10, I then went back home. I sang in the Church choir and pumped the organ on some Sunday mornings for sixpence. I think the ...Read full memory

Help

I'm stuck on my family tree, I'm looking for info on Richard Marchant c1725 and Dinah Bloss c1722, any help would be apprieciated. They came from Bildeston. l.merchant@btinternet.com Thanks Leslie