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NOSTALGIA: Browning’s blacksmith shop, Southgate Street - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Alfred and Charles Browning, father and son, worked at these premises in Southgate Street, Bury St Edmunds, from at least 1892 until the 1940s.

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This photo, taken in May 1982, is of a Teddy Bears Picnic, held at Hardwick Heath.

NOSTALGIA: If you go down to the heath today . . .

This photo, taken in May 1982, shows children who took part in a teddy bears’ picnic at Hardwick Heath.

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This photo, taken in May 1982 shows particiants of the Diocesan Family Day, held in the Abbey Gardens.

NOSTALGIA: It’s a knockout day from 1982

This photo, taken in May 1982 was taken in the Abbey Gardens as crowds gathered for the Diocesan Family Day.

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Nostalgia: Year 5 performing the Pied Piper of Hamlyn at Horringer Court Middle School in December 1994

NOSTALGIA: Stars of the stage at Horringer Court Middle School

This week’s photograph was snapped by a Bury Free Press photographer in 1994 and shows pupils in a Horringer Court Middle School production in December of that year.

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St Mary's Square Vicarage, Bury St Edmunds. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Vicarage, St Mary’s Square, Bury – from the Spanton Jarman collection

This house is not shown on Warren’s map of 1791 and it is believed to date from the first decade of the 19th century.

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This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students on Thurston Upper  School's Certificate of Pre Vocational Education with their homemade Christmas puddings.

NOSTALGIA: Thurston Upper School’s recipe for success in 1986

This photo, taken in November 1986, shows students at Thurston Upper School as they swapped their schoolbooks for cooks’ aprons on a new course.

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Inside Bury St Edmunds town hall on July 7, 1919. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Bury St Edmunds Town Hall, 1919 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Alderman A Mitchell, Deputy Mayor, gives details of the Peace Celebrations to be held on Saturday, July 19, at a public meeting held in the Town Hall (now Market Cross) on Monday, July 7, 1919.

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This photo, taken in July 1991, shows students at Stowmarket Middle School hosted their annual French evening.

NOSTALGIA: School show has plenty of kicks

A continental flavour was added to the proceedings at Stowmarket Middle School IN 1991 when parents were entertained in French.

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St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street

NOSTALGIA: St Nicholas Hospital, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

St Nicholas Hospital was founded to care for lepers circa 1220.

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Suffolk general Hospital. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: The Suffolk General Hospital – FROM THE sPANTON jARMAN COLLECTION

Pictured here is an operating theatre at the Suffolk General Hospital ‘with patient and medical staff’.

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Elsie Coleman

NOSTALGIA: Elsie’s dream comes true

Elsie Coleman had always dreamed of visiting the United States, but she thought it would only have been possible if she had won the Premium Bonds.

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This photo shows the five young prize winners in a hairdressing competition from West Suffolk College In April 1982.

NOSTALGIA: A cut above the rest

This photo shows five young people and their models at West Suffolk College in April 1982. They were a cut above the rest as they all scooped prizes in the annual hairdressing competition for those taking the course at the college.

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11&12 Abbeygate Street -  Oliver & Son, grocers, tea-dealers and coffee roasters. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: 11&12 Abbeygate Street, Bury St Edmunds - from the Spanton Jarman collection

This picture shows Oliver & Son, grocers, tea-dealers and coffee roasters.

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This photo shows children at Chedburgh Primary School in May 1986, accepting a thank you letter from the Queen.

NOSTALGIA: A royal thank you

This photo shows children at Chedburgh Primary School in May 1986 accepting a thank you letter from the Queen. This was following the 60th birthday card they all worked on together and sent to her majesty a few weeks previously.

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Hardwick House, boudoir. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House ‘boudoir’ - from the Spanton Jarman collection

This room in the now-demolished Hardwick House, is described as a boudoir – a ladies private sitting room – and is well furnished.

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This photo shows protestors at Lakenheath airbase in January 1982.

NOSTALGIA: Protest after nerve gas rumpus

This photo shows protestors gathered at Lakenheath airbase in January 1982, showing their opposition to the use of chemical and nuclear weapons.

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Hardwick House library. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Hardwick House library - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Hardwick House occupied the site where today’s West Suffolk Hospital stands.

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The West FRont of the Abbey - around 1860. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: The West Front of the Abbey (around 1860)

The west front of the Abbey was begun by Abbot Anselm (1120-41) and completed by Abbot Sampson (1182-1211).

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This photo shows protestors of a proposed road link celebrating their victory in Stowmarket, September 1986.

NOSTALGIA: Road protest victory

This photo shows protesters against a proposed road link in Stowmarket celebrating their victory in September 1986.

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The Barnham shop of T Baker. Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Barnham store (before 1901) – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Thomas Baker was a grocer and newsagent who ran this pretty timbered shop in the village.

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