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NOSTALGIA: Mr & Mrs Charters and their motor car – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Mr & Mrs Charters lived at Brooke House, in Manor Lane, Horringer. Before World War Two they owned one of the four motor cars in the village; an elegant Rolls Royce. Can anyone identify the model?

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Stowmarket Middle School, Walnut Tree Walk.'Mark Kesel,  trumpet soloist visiting school as part of music curriculum.

NOSTALGIA: Pupils bold as brass with masterclass

This picture from 2008 is of trumpet soloist Mark Kesel, centre, filling Stowmarket Middle School’s gym with the sound of music, with help from youngsters at the school.

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Almshouses at Hawstead. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Almshouses at Hawstead – from the Spanton Jarman collection

These almshouses in Hawstead were provided for the village by Philip Metcalfe, a prominent village landowner.

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Fornham All Saints, accident at Causeway Bridge 1890. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Fornham All Saints, accident at Causeway Bridge 1890 - from the Spanton Jarman collection

Work being undertaken to extend the Lark Navigation System with a new lock and bridge at the Tollgate Inn created a traffic diversion at Fornham All Saints.

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NOSTALGIA: Bobby Charlton comes to town

This picture was when Bobby Charlton came to Bury St Edmunds in 1993 to promote his sports school he was holding there in the summer.

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Lancaster bomber at Lavenham

NOSTALGIA: Reader gets unique experience

Following a piece in the Bury Free Press on Thursday, April 3, 1969, that said a four-engine World War Two Lancaster bomber had temporarily landed at Lavenham Airfield, reader Mike Baker, from Hopton, could not miss the opportunity.

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The Fox Inn, Eastgate Streeet, October 1920. From the Spanton Jarman colleciton

NOSTALGIA: The Fox Inn, Eastgate Street – from the Spanton Jarman collection

Here, the Fox Inn is shown after the road widening scheme for Mustow Street was completed.

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Burrells Motor Engineers, Bury st Edmunds from 1935

NOSTALGIA: Silver Jubilee celebrations

We have had this photograph sent in by Marion Duncan, who thought, after the fire at Cycle King in Bury St Edmunds, it would be of interest to many.

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Ampton Hall after the fire of 1885. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Ampton Hall – after the fire of 1885

This image shows Ampton Hall immediately after the fire of 1885 which destroyed all of the original building, with the exception of the stables.

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NOSTALGIA- The Sunshine Beauty Salon in the 80s

NOSTALGIA: ‘Big jewellery and huge shoulder pads’

Paula Harber (nee Sunshine) sent us this photograph from the 1980s from a business called Sunshine Beauty Salon in Garland Street, Bury St Edmunds.

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All Saints' Church, Chedburgh. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: All Saints’ Church, Chedburgh - from the Spanton Jaramn collection

Tiny 13th century All Saints’ Church, in Chedburgh, been has practically rebuilt during its long history.

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NOSTALGIA- Suffolk firemen recieved their awards for 20 years long service and good conduct - 1992

NOSTALGIA: Top awards for firemen IN 1992

Suffolk firemen received their awards for 20 years’ long service and good conduct at Bury St Edmunds Fire Station in 1992.

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Culford Heath Church. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Culford Heath Church - from the Spanton Jarman collection

The Rev E R Benyon commissioned Arthur Blomfield to design this Chapel of Ease for the remote community of Culford Heath, three miles from Culford Hall.

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Dalham Hall. From the Spanton Jarman collection

NOSTALGIA: Dalham Hall – from the Spanton Jarman collection

This three-storey building was built in 1701 for Simon Patrick, Bishop of Ely.

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Browning's Blacksmith shop - from the Spanton Jarman collection

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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