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9 -11 Victoria Street, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6HZ - Tel: 01502 726097 email
 
 
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Our Story   Carved sign enlargement - photo enlargement
    Building before conversion in 1933 - photo series
    Opening of museum 1933 & 2008 - photo series
    1931 news cutting - image enlargement
    Museum building in 19th C - photo enlargement
    Long view of building in 19th C - photo enlargement
Browse   Tour 1 - 360 degree panorama
    Tour 2 - 360 degree panorama
    Tour 3 - 360 degree panorama
    Tour 4 - 360 degree panorama
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Timeline 700,000 BC to 1837 AD  
  From 1837 to Present  
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    The Story of Barrett Jenkins -article and movie
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IN THE BEGINNING   Who were Southwold’s earliest visitors? - article
    How do we know the early humans were here? article
    Where did thefirst visitors come from, and how? - article
    Why did early visitors come here? - article
    Why didn’t people stay here? - article
    What did early visitors find here? - article
    Why did early people make flint tools? - article
    When did people come back to Southwold? - article
    Did invaders of Great Britain come to Southwold? - article
    Who were Southwold’s first permanent inhabitants? - article
    Southwold's Viking Rudders - article
    Amber, Carnelian and Agate - article
    Ammonites - photo enlargement
    Arrowhead - photo enlargement
    Southwold's disappearing pre-history - article
    Mammoth molar - photo enlargement
    Mammoth tusk - photo enlargement
THE SEA   October 2007 Storm - photo enlargement
    Sam May - legendary lifeboatman - article
    A sailor's needlework - 'The Emma' - photo feature
    Southwold Sailors' Reading Room - article
    Wave - photo enlargement
    Lucilla, figurehead - photo enlargement
  Coastal erosion
All Saints, Dunwich - photo enlargement
 
1906 Storm damage, Southwold - photo enlargement
 
100-year war against the North Sea - article
    Whatever happened to Sole Bay? - article
    1938 Storm damage - photo enlargement
    House collapse, Easton Bavents - photo enlargement
  Shipwrecks and lifeboats Southwold's wrecks - article
    The Alfred Corry story - article and movie
  The Lighthouse Lighthouse lantern - photo enlargement
    Southwold's temporary light- article
    View from top of lighthouse in 1893 - photo feature
    The boy who kept the light burming - audio file
    Lighthouse in 1891 - photo enlargement
    Lighthouse in 1892 - photo enlargement
    Lighthouse in 1910 - photo enlargement
    Lighthouse panorama from the sea - photo enlargement
  Floods Surge November 2007 - movie file
    North Sea seiches - article
    1953 Floods - audio file 1
    1953 Floods - audio file 2
    1953 Floods - audio file 3
    1953 Floods - audio file 4
    1953 Floods - audio file 5
    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 1
    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 2
    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 3
    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 4
    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 5
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    1953 Floods - photo enlargement 13
NATURAL SOUTHWOLD   Death's Head Hawk Moth - photo enlargement
    Coastal habitat - article
    Grazing marshes - article
    Heathland - article
    Hen Reed Beds - article
    Reydon Wood - article
    Salt Marshes - article
FISHING   The Southwold Beach Companies - article
    What was the Free British Fishery - article
    Southwold's Kipperdrome - article
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 1
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 2
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 3
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 4
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 5
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 6
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 7
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 8
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 9
    Southwold's fishing community - Photo enlargement 10
    Fishing - audio file 1
    Fishing - audio file 2
    Fishing - audio file 3
    Fishing - audio file 4
    Fishing - audio file 5
    Landing sprats on Southwold beach - movie
    Fishermen working and relaxing in Southwold - movie
TRANSPORT   William Benner Painting - image enlargement
  Railway Map of Southwold-Halesworth Railway
    Local cartoonist, Reg Carter - article
    Memories of the railway - audio file 1
    Memories of the railway - audio file 2
    Memories of the railway - audio file 3
    Memories of the railway - audio file 4
    Last days of Southwold Railway - movie
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 1
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 2
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 3
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 4
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 5
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 6
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 7
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 8
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    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 12
    Southwold Railway - photo enlargement 13
  Road Horse & Trap - photo enlargement
    Hotel transport - photo enlargement
    Stage Coach services - article
    Letter Carrier Services - article
    Motor Coach services - article
    Motor transport - the future? - movie
  Water The Southwold Ferry - a family business - article
    Belle Steamers - article
    Paddle steamer arrives at Southwold Pier
    Car on pontoon ferry - photo enlargement
    Ferryman -1883 - photo enlargement
    Delivery of new pontoon ferry - movie
SOUTHWOLD AT WAR Battle of Sole Bay The ships involved 1- illustration
    The ships involved 2 - illustration
  First World War Southwold under attack - article
    Armoured cars in the High Street - photo enlargement
    Beach Defences - photo enlargement
    National Reserve Volunteers - photo enlargement
    Recruitment poster - photo enlargement
    Reg Carter comic postcard 1 - image enlargement
    Reg Carter comic postcard 2 - image enlargement
    Waiting for News - photo enlargement
    Warning poster - image enlargement
    Memory of a Zeppelin - audio file
  Second World War Memories of the war - audio file 1
    Memories of the war - audio file 2
    Memories of the war - audio file 3
    Memories of the war - audio file 4
    Memories of the war - audio file 5
    Memories of the war - audio file 6
    Memories of the war - audio file 7
    Memories of the war - audio file 8
    Memories of the war - audio file 9
    Memories of the war - audio file 10
    Evacuees 1 - photo enlargement
    Evacuees 2 - photo enlargement
    Evacuees 3 - image enlargement
CHRISTIANITY   William Dowsing - article
    The Great Secession - article
    The legend of St Edmund - article/movie
INDUSTRY Brewing Sole Bay Brewery in 1866 - photo enlargement
    Old Brewyard - photo enlargement
    Swan Hotel 18th Century - image enlargement
    Adnams Poster 1900 - image enlargement
    Draymen in 1960s - photo enlargement
  Hosiery & Bedding Memories of Homeknit - audio file 1
    Memories of Homeknit - audio file 2
    Homeknit worker - photo enlargement
    Homeknit's original premises - photo enlargement
    Homeknit workforce - photo enlargement
  Iron Founding Town pump - photo enlargement
    Old gas street lamp - photo enlargement
    Church gates - photo enlargement
    Child's Yard - photo enlargement
  Milling Black Mill - photo enlargement
    Baggott's Mill - photo enlargement
    Smith & Girling advert - image enlargement
    Smith & Girling roller mill - photo enlargement
  Public Utilities Old water tower and Black Mill - photo enlargement
    Old gas street lamp - photo enlargement
    Southwold Gas works - photo enlargements
    Southwold Generating plant in 1930 - photo enlargement
  Rope Making William Button, ropemaker - photo enlargement
    Goodwin's Rope Works - photo enlargement
  Salt Manufacture Salt pumps - photo enlargement
    Southwold Salt, brand logo - image enlargement
    Drawing of SaltTax Office - image enlargement
    19th Century Bath House - photo enlargement
ARTS & CRAFTS   Fanny Foster - article
    William Benner painting - image enlargement
    School of Industrial Art - article
    Evershed etching - article
    Walton painting - image enlargement
    Clifford Russell - article
    CH Cooke watercolour - image enlargement
    JRK Duff watercolour - image enlargement
    WJ Gilbert oil painting - image enlargement
    The Rest, Alms Houses - article
    Sam May - article
HOLIDAYS & LEISURE   Duke of York Boys' Camps - audio file 1
    Duke of York Boys' Camps - audio file 2
    Duke of York Camps
    Duke of York visits his camp - movie
    Accommodation in 1800s - article
    Transport in 1800s - article
    What to do in 1800s - article
    Accommodation in 1900s - article
    Transport in 1900s - article
    What to do in 1900s - article
    Southwold as 21st C resort - article
THE TOWN   Early history - article
    Southwold gains its independence - article
    How has Southwold been managed? - article/movies
    Southwold population - article
    Southwold's development - article
    Wealth creation - article
    Harbour and River - article
    William Godell, Father of Southwold - article
    The Godell Will - article
    Southwold Common - article
    Beating the Bounds - article and movie
    Market weight - photo enlargement
    Fireman's helmet / Denny Fire - photo enlargements
    Law and Order in Southwold - article
    Dancing - audio file
    Cinema - audio file
   

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Southwold Museum & Historical Society, 9 -11 Victoria Street, Southwold, Suffolk IP18 6HZ
Tel: 01502 726097 email

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