Ipswich, Suffolk

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Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Ipswich, 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 Ipswich

Historic Maps of Ipswich and the local area.

These are my memories of Ipswich in Early 1960 I had been working in Ilford on C & A Modes new shop. when the job there was finished i was sent to Frederick Corders shop in Tavern Street, Ipswich, to help out with the shopfitting renovations which for me was 2 weeks work. I was 20 and an apprentice Shopfitter. I cannot remember where i lodged, it was in a rank of terraced houses, we bedded down in one house ...see more

In 1950,s my father Jack Hilli. Used to load salt from Droitwich Worcs He was a driver for Marsh and Baxter Brierley Hill Staffs owners of Harris He had an ETC and trailer and Ipswich was a long way no motor says legal speed limit of over 3tons was 20mph never saw him when kids have photos Bob Hill