A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

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Wilford, meaning 'willow ford', was the meeting place for the Anglo-Saxon administrative area later called Wilford Hundred. The bridge carries the road over the River Deben, where a short-lived quay was built in the 19th century. A bridge of 1764 was replaced by this one of white brick and stone in 1798. The floods of 1939 resulted in a new single span bridge being erected.

Other Memories from Melton

My son's grandparents are proving to be a little elusive for the family tree! Cecillia Edith Lambert, married Grenville Redmond Weaver in Suffolk about 1949. Cecillia I remember talked about living with her Aunt Connie in Melton. I have been told Grenville was born in India. I just wondered if any of the family were still there, and what happened to the past family, was Gren's ...see more

I loved this place for the sheer humanity of it. Being beaten and whipped with cables by the locals who had just discovered electricity was a joy. It made me in to the man that I am today. Yes, I do still kill small animals and put their heads on my wall to cover the damp patch that the council hasn't sorted out yet. x

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