Yoxford, Suffolk
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Joining The Balls Family.

In 1960 I married Alan Balls who was the son of Cecil and Audrey Balls of Halesworth. Cecil was the brother of William Balls and his daughter Linda was our bridesmaid when we married in Southwold church in 1960. ...Read full memory

A memory of Yoxford by Beryl Balls

The Seat That Ezra Built

This shelter/seat was built by my grandfather, Ezra Dowsing Cotton, in I believe the 1930s to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of George V. At least I think so. As a child I thought it was in memory of those who fell in ...Read full memory

A memory of Yoxford by Peter Collett

Childhood Memories Of Rookery Park

My grandparents were William and Ruby Balls who worked at Rookery Park and lived there all their lives. The Hamblings were very good to them and they retired in peace through to the 1980s. As a kid I had ...Read full memory

A memory of Yoxford by Peter Ball