Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Bury St Edmunds, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Bury St Edmunds

Historic Maps of Bury St Edmunds and the local area.

I attended the Silver Jubilee School in Grove Rd. from 1966, when I failed my 11 plus! to about 1971. I have mixed memories about the school, but the music department saved me, and many other aspiring musicians under the great guidance of Mr. Lawford Smith. At this time my elder brother Michael Constable worked (...Read full memory)

Way back in the 50's I had not been long in Bury where I had arrived to join the staff in the Borough Offices on Angel Hill. It was Armistice Day, and the Councillors and senior staff paraded to the Cathedral for a service..On the way we passed the two large guns of the Artillery paraded facing the Abbey Gate. Hats (...Read full memory)