NOSTALGIA: Fighting for charity

This photo shows the instructor and students of the Bury St Edmunds Taishindo Karate association after they raised more than £1,000 for charity on October 20, 1989.

Metcalfe Almshouses, Hawstead. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161128-171101001

NOSTALGIA: Metcalfe Almshouses, Hawstead - from the Spanton Jarman collection

A frieze beneath the cornice in the central bay of this building has the inscription: “These Alms Houses were erected and endowed for the benefit of the Aged, and Deserving, Poor, Anno 1811 by Philip Metcalfe esq.”

Thomas receiving the clubs monthly achievement award, presented by Chris on their anniversary, Nov 24.

Proud Judo club celebrate 30th anniversary in style

A friendly Dunstable Judo club is delighted to be celebrating its 30th anniversary.

The Safeway name has been restricted to the USA since Morrisons rebranded UK stores in 2005

Morrisons to revive Safeway brand

Morrisons is reviving the Safeway brand as it looks to branch out from selling to consumers and enter the wholesale market.

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S.O.D.S Medieval re-enactment at Haughley Park, June 4 1982 ANL-161118-111540001

NOSTALGIA: Medieval re-enactment in Haughley, 1982

This week’s picture was snapped by a Bury Free Press photographer at the Haughley Medieval Fayre on June 4, 1982.

Harrison's Mill, Bardwell. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161118-143421001

NOSTALGIA: Harrison’s Mill, Bardwell - From the Spanton Jarman collection

Bardwell Mill was built in the late 1820s and, at the date of this picture, was owned and run by Charles Harrison.

Bildeston GP Keir Fisher's retirement celebration in July 1993 ANL-161114-100704001

NOSTALGIA: Patients ‘hijack’ Bildeston GP

This photo of Dr Keir Fisher and his wife Joyce was taken in July 1993.

Fakenham Magna Hall pre 1890. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161115-125738001

NOSTALGIA: Fakenham Magna Hall, pre 1890 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Members of the Cooper family pose for Mr Spanton in front of the south front of Fakenham Magna Hall, some time before 1890.

King Edward VII at Culford Hall in 1904. From the Spanton Jarman collection. ANL-161031-110209001

NOSTALGIA: The king and his mistress’s husband . . . in the same photo

This picture from the Spanton Jarman collection was taken at Culford Hall in 1904 and shows King Edward VII with ‘the royal party’.

Youngsters from the Academy of Dancing

NOSTALGIA: Were you stepping out for charity in 1986?

This happy band of smiling youngsters from the Academy of Dancing stepped out in style in 1986 in a bid to raise over £1,000 for charity at their biggest ever sponsored dance.

The Maharajah's grou at Elveden Hall. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-161210-093643001

NOSTALGIA: Elveden Hall, Maharajah’s group - from the Spanton Jarman collection

The Maharajah Duleep Singh adopted the life of an English country gentleman at Elveden Hall and was a crack shot, playing host to a number of shooting parties, and other sporting activities.

Nostalgia: Viking fancy dress day at Thurston Primary School in October 1987. ANL-161014-113611001

NOSTALGIA: Stepping back through time

Thurston Primary School pupils swapped school uniform for smocks, tunics and long dresses for a Vikings project and turned up dressed for the part to celebrate a special feast day in October 1987.

Traction engine accident at Fornham All Saints, 1890. From the Spanton Jarman collection. ANL-161210-093702001

NOSTALGIA: Accident at Causeway Bridge, Fornham All Saints – 1890

Work being undertaken to extend the Lark Navigation System with a new lock and bridge at the Tollgate Inn near Bury St Edmunds, created a traffic diversion at Fornham All Saints, with tragic consequences.

Nostalgia: Bury Small Bore Rifle Club members in October 1990 ANL-160610-152137001

NOSTALGIA: Rifle club’s league success

Pictured are members of the Bury St Edmunds Small Bore Rifle Club after they had achieved success in the Greene King-sponsored Suffolk County Leagues in October 1990.

Culford Hall circa 1890. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160610-095248001

NOSTALGIA: Culford Hall with cedar tree – c1890

Culford estate, with Culford Hall at its centre, was owned by Richard Benyon de Beauvoir from 1824-1889.

Elveden Hall. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160930-140211001

NOSTALGIA: Elveden Hall, interior - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Maharajah Duleep Singh purchased Elveden Estate in 1863 and set about rebuilding the country house in an Italian style.

Nostalgia: Lace demonstration at St James' Middle School ANL-160929-152701001

NOSTALGIA: Learning the art of lacemaking

This photograph, which first appeared in the Bury Free Press in July 1989, shows pupils at the then St James’ Middle School in Bury St Edmunds lacemaking for the first time.

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Motor gymkana at Drinkstone - 1906. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160923-143147001

NOSTALGIA: Motor gymkhana, Drinkstone, 1906 – from the Spanton Jarman collection

These six cars were brought together to show off not only their owner’s wealth but no doubt the drivers’ ability as well. One such owner was probably Mr J R Hargreaves who had purchased Drinkstone Park in 1901.

Nostalgia: Culford School pupils in June 1992 ANL-160928-170416001

NOSTALGIA: Hockey players head for Russia

This week’s photograph appeared in the Bury Free Press on July 3, 1992, and features a group of pupils from Culford School who, together with staff, were preparing to travel to Russia for a week-long stay.

Church of St Mary the Virgin, Culford. From the Spanton Jarman collection ANL-160915-125834001

NOSTALGIA: Church of St Mary the Virgin and graveyard, Culford – from the Spanton Jarman collection

The two large white tombs in the churchyard at St Mary’s are the graves of the Rev E R Benyon’s well-known and respected gardener and author, Peter Grieve (died 1895 aged 83), famous breeder of zonal pelargonium – commonly known as geraniums – and his wife, Ann (died 1907 aged 85).

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