|Halesworth – an Overview||Halesworth is a market town in north east Suffolk with a population of over 5,000. It is approximately ten miles inland from the Suffolk Heritage Coast and 9 and 11 miles respectively from the nearby Suffolk market towns of Bungay and Beccles.|
|Policing in Halesworth||An insight to the early policing in Halesworth, including the PC Tye murder|
|Plant Hunters of Halesworth and Working from Home||Information from two previous exhibitions, one on the Hooker father and son who were eminent biologists. The other exhibition was Working From Home depicting the tailors workshop of Fred Knights who lived at 25 London Road, Halesworth.|
|Halesworth’s Unique Movable Platform|| Halesworth’s Unique Movable Platform|
Halesworth Station on the East Suffolk Line was built on its present site in 1859. As rail passenger traffic grew and trains became longer the platforms at Halesworth needed to be extended.
|Gladys Rogers|| Gladys Rogers|
Gladys was a porter at Halesworth Railway Station during the Second World War.
Gladys lost her husband in 1936 and for five years struggled with an income of eighteen shillings (90p) a week to pay the rent and to provide for herself and her two children..............
|Matron Cecilia Reed SRN|| Matron Cecilia Reed SRN|
The Museum is delighted to have been given some photos and memorabilia by the family of Matron Cecilia Reed SRN, who was matron at Patrick Stead Hospital from 1913, shortly before the outbreak of WW1, until 1936 when she retired.
|The Patrick Stead Hospital – Short Version of Museum Booklet (PDF File)||A down load of the Museum Booklet.|
|Scouting in Halesworth||Insights to the Scouting (including the Scout Patrol in the Church Lads Brigade)|
|Halesworth Corp of the Salvation Army||Research notes on Halesworth's Salvations Army|
|Dwile Flonking in Halesworth|| Dwile Flonking in Halesworth|
The English game of Dwile Flonking (also Dwile flunking) involves two teams of twelve players, each taking a turn to dance around the other while attempting to avoid a beer-soaked Dwile (cloth) thrown by the non-dancing team......
|Halesworth Local Recorder Reports||Only the 2015 Report at the moment|
|Halesworth Area History Notes Names Index|| Mike Fordham’s Halesworth Area History Notes contains a wealth of information, of interest are the many names of people of Halesworth and the surrounding area.|
An index of the names in the notes has been created. This is accessible on this page, together with the Notes from which it has been compiled.
|The Ipswich Building Society in Halesworth||A history of the Ipswich Building Society in Halesworth which celebrated 30 years in Halesworth in 2013, with three years at their ‘new’ premises in the Thoroughfare.|
|Ives Shoe Shop||A well known shoe shop and she factory owner.|