Wickham Market, Market Hill 1929

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Caption for Wickham Market, Market Hill 1929: This quiet little village north of Woodbridge was granted a market in the mid 15th century by Henry VI. Four hundred years later, it was here that John Kirby wrote his influential 'Suffolk Traveller'.

An extract from Suffolk Photographic Memories.

Memories of Wickham Market


During the 1960s while stationed at RAF Bentwaters I, with my family, lived at #6 Broad Road, in Wickham Market. Our landlord was Richard Upson, who with his family lived on one side of the house and we occupied the other side. Our neighbour was Police Sergeant Alan Airey who has since passed away. My time spent in England (...Read full memory)

I was with the USAF and had just spent a year in Morocco. We were assigned to RAF Bentwaters but worked at RAF Woodbridge with the 79th. Coming into the country we first stayed at the White Hart Inn in Wickham Market and learned that we spoke American, the English speak English, similar for sure (...Read full memory)

My wife and newborn son and I lived at Glevering Hall from 1977-1979. I was with the USAF at RAF Bentwaters. We lived in a nice cold home next to Bob and Anne and their children David and Tracy. There was a roundhouse across the drive from us known as Shooters Lodge. My boss from the base lived there, we actually told (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Wickham Market, Market Hill 1929: This quiet little village north of Woodbridge was granted a market in the mid 15th century by Henry VI. Four hundred years later, it was here that John Kirby wrote his influential 'Suffolk Traveller'.

An extract from Suffolk Photographic Memories.

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