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  1. Colourful Tales from the Parsonage

    on August 1st, 2017

    Sheila Harrison with pictures of members of James Woodforde’s family Visitors to the July meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group were thoroughly entertained by the guest speaker’s lively and engaging delivery of selected …

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  2. Black Sheep in the Family

    on July 9th, 2017

    Alde Valley History Group Chairman, Di Mann, welcomes visitors to the June meeting. Chris Broom On the hottest night of the year to date, more than thirty members and visitors (including two new members) to the Alde Valley Family History Group’s …

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  3. Family History Group News

    By Kevin Gale on May 1st, 2017

    At the Annual General Meeting of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group held on 24 April, Diana Mann of Peasenhall was elected Chairperson, Henry Mann was elected Vice Chairman, and Pat Carter replaced Roger Baskett as Membership Secretary. At …

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  4. Family History Group 'Open Day' 2017

    By KJG on March 12th, 2017

    On Saturday 11 February the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group held its annual 'Open Day' at the Long Shop Museum in Leiston. Although the day was cold – temperatures of one degree with accompanying flurries of sleet and snow – the weather …

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  5. THE HISTORY OF THE EAST SUFFOLK LINE

    By Maggie Strutt on December 4th, 2016

    In November the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group had their first afternoon talk of the winter, when they met in Aldeburgh Community Centre for the first time. They had 29 visitors out of a total attendance of 56: whether the attraction was …

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  6. Change of venue for September and October meetings

    By Kevin Gale on July 25th, 2016

    Please note that the September and October meetings of the Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group will now be held at the LEISTON UNITED CHURCH (URC/Methodist), High Street, Leiston, IP16 4EL, instead of at the Leiston Community Centre. The …

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  7. Admission Charges

    By Kevin Gale on July 12th, 2016

    Following discussion at the 2016 AGM, it has been decided that, with effect from our July meeting, the charge for attending meetings of the Group will be £3 for non-members but only £1 for members. The annual subscription remains at £6, or £10 …

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  8. Afternoon Meetings

    By Kevin Gale on July 12th, 2016

    Following a survey of members and discussion at the AGM, it has been decided to hold meetings in the afternoon in the three winter months, to avoid driving in the dark, and that these would be spread around the area. The following have therefore been …

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  9. STORIES FROM SAXMUNDHAM COME TO LEISTON!

    By Kevin Gale on July 12th, 2016

    Belinda Moore’s first thought, and opening remark, was that there were at least 3 members present in  the audience who are featured in her book!  Amongst a packed hall was Ray Green and also Belinda’s mother, who discovered she had been at …

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  10. HAVE YOU GOT A PLAQUE ON YOUR HOUSE?

    By Kevin Gale on April 21st, 2016

    Have you ever wondered what the history of your house is? Who lived there, or what the name plaque on the wall might mean? The Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group are currently undertaking a new project: to capture name plaques above properties, …

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