Bredfield, Suffolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Great Niece Of Joseph Henry Lachlan White

My great uncle's home. I had heard about Bredfield House all my life because it belonged to my great uncle, Joseph Henry Lachlan White. I only saw it in 1960, however, long after it had been demolished because of damage during the war, I presume. Since childhood, I have been fascinated by the fact ...Read full memory

A memory of Bredfield by Margot White

Bredfield House

I well remember my time at the White house, my first night I was shown into the late Masters bedroom which was to become my own. All around was his personal items ,the magnificent dress uniforms, swords etc..My favourite room was the library which was on the ground floor and it had its own lift,I never used the grand ...Read full memory

Pencillin The Cure

It is not widely known but the first time penicillin was used successfully was when it was used on a fourteen year old boy to save his left leg. He had a badly infected leg and was in fact dying with because of the fast spreading gangrene had gone to far for amputation Luckily some of the research team for penicillin ...Read full memory

A memory of Bredfield