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Flossy Wynne the Post Lady receiving a bouquet on her retirement in 1976.

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Kirton Football Club 1953–54. Back: B. Taylor (Sec.), T Baxter, K Clarke, J Reynolds, A Smith, G Meadows, K Mowles, Mr Jay. F: A Parker, T Mahon, D Copping, H Headley, D Seaman.

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A 1950s cartoon by Twist in the Green ‘Un of the Kirton Football Team.

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The Kirton & Falkenham Bowls Team at Sutton.

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The Kirton & Falkenham Bowls Team at Sutton.

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The Post Ladies in December 1963: L–R: Bessy Read and Dot Rivett

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Members of the Kirton Working Party doing tapestry work for the church under the direction of Mrs Weir 1933–1935

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Members of the Kirton Working Party.

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Ladies at the Rectory in the 1950s.

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Ladies at the Rectory in the 1950s.

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A gathering held by W F Paul at Kirton Lodge in 1908.

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Ted Middleton who served on the Paul’s estate from the age of 12 to his retirement at 78. A proud possession was his horsemen’s recipe book.

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Enjoying work at Corporation Farm in 1953. Roy Smith, Ron Tucker (not the bull!), Colin Cope.

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The team on the Paul’s Estate.

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Retirement Presentations: Farm supper, 1967, Regal Restaurant, Felixstowe. Total 441 years service

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People at the Retirement Presentations.

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Sheep-shearing at Kirton Hall. L–R: ?, William Wright, Paddy Rivett, George Mayhew, ?, Mr Fulcher

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Jack Wells and Dordie Ling

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Lampard’s Farm: Ted Lampard

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Lampard’s Farm: Raymond Girling and Ted Lampard with a binder

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Lampard’s Farm: Ted Lampard Jnr., Lilyy Lampard, Ted Lampard and Raymond Girling.

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Paul’s Farm: Horry Keeble with first tractor on the estate pulling a binder.

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Paul’s Farm: Carting the sheaves of corn to the stackyard: Jack Rivette with the pitchfork.

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Paul’s Farm: Laying the stack.

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A welcome break: L–R Bert Wright, Bill Bilham, ?, George Lanham.

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The Woolnough Building Team. L–R: Edgar (Ted) Woolnough, Doc Woolnough, ?, ?, Mr Barrell, Fred Wyard, ?, Mr Sheppard, Bob Lewis, Russel Smith. Ted lived in Ashwell Cottage with his yard at the rear.

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Ethel & Walter Pooley at the Greyhound with their horse and cart for their carrier service to Ipswich: Plum Tree Cottage in the background.

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June & Alan Wynne outside the Greyhound with the Co-Op milk trike 1950 o 1951

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Edward Lampard (left) with Alec Jacobs shoeing at the Forge.

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Alec Jacobs fashioning a scroll at the Forge.

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Tommy Wright and Sidney “Reden” Desborough with the delivery of meal outside the Forge.

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Chaff-cutting – Les Leggett in the foreground, Sid Rivett and Ethel Ford.

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The Kirton Hall Gang: L–R Albert Eley,, Bob Brett,, ?, Dick Farthing, Bill Spall, Walter Cooper, Bill Bailey, ?.

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Carting kale at Sluice Marshes 1942. John Copping (L) and John Maskell with the horse Stormer.

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The Gray family in the First World War.

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Demobilised men.

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Helpers at the dinner for the Demobilised Men.

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Service to inaugurate the War Memorial.

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Kirton & Falkenham Home Guard

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Kirton & Falkenham Home Guard:

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Land Army Girls Beryl & Ivy with John Copping and his father, Chubb.

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Soldiers with local and evacuated children. Alec & Douglas Jacobs on the right.

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Legacy of the Second World War F/S Colin Gillick with bomb from the wreck of a German JU188 which crashed on 15th October 1943 into marshes at Kirton Creek.

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F/S Colin Gillick and his team in 1987 with larger bomb from the wreck of a German JU188 which crashed on 15th October 1943 into marshes at Kirton Creek.

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Boys at the school.

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Boys at the school. Names from Stanley Farthing in 1975.

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Charlie Farthing in the wheelchair with other Farthings and Hyams at Red House Farm Cottages on the corner of Croxton Close.

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The Revd. & Mrs W J S Weir. A notable in village history, apparently prepared to marry Edward & Mrs Simpson.

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A coach party from The Falkenham Dog.

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The Dog: Gentlemen’s Darts Team 1971.

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The Dog: Gentlemen’s Darts Team 1971.

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The Dog: Ladies Darts Team.

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The Dog: Ladies Darts Team.

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Cricketers at Falkenham with Revd. George Danvers on the right.

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Falkenham Footballers. 1 Marriot, 2 Frank Burch, 3 Mr Hubbard, 4 Bob Gage (Rev.), 5 Roffey, 6 Driver, 7 George Cobbold, 8 William Everitt, 9 Henderson, 10 Bertie Gage.

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Mrs Rachel Last – who gave forty years service to Mary Ellen Ashwell (Posford)

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Mrs Lancaster worked for the Posfords until over ninety years of age.

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Old Towser and Mrs Forsdyke also employed by the Posfords.

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Methodist Sunday School outing 1930s

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Methodist Youth Club in “ a summer stroll” in the early 1950s.

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Methodist Sunday School 1959: “Winter Treat”.

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Methodist Sunday School: Summer trip to Clacton early 1960s

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Methodist Chapel: Centenary Celebrations 1986 (courtesy EADT)

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Methodist Chapel: Centenary Celebrations 1986 (courtesy EADT)