History

Badwell Ash Windmill

There was a windmill in Badwell Ash for over 140 years until circa 1930 when it was taken down. It was located to the west […]

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The 1939 Register

The 1939 Register was taken on 29 September 1939 shortly after the outbreak of WWII. The information was used to produce identity cards and, once rationing […]

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Royal Observer Corps WW2 Observation Post

The Royal Observer Corps

In Badwell Ash and Long Thurlow Charles Castell from the Beeches in Long Thurlow was a member of The Royal Observer Corps. The Royal Observer […]

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First World War veterans in the LDV line up for inspection, 1 July 1940

The Home Guard

After the fall of Dunkirk on the 5th June 1940, the German Blitzkrieg, turned south and swept across France. Less than 3 weeks later, on […]

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BBC Radio Suffolk Interview : Pat

BBC Radio Suffolk’s Lesley Dolphin discusses the history of Badwell Ash and interviews Patricia Monk from Badwell Ash History Society on the 22nd March about the forthcoming […]

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WWI Exhibition

To commemorate and celebrate the men and women who went to WW1 from the Parish of Badwell Ash, The Badwell Ash History Society held an […]

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The Village Recorder

A “Village Recorder” records the day to day events in your village so that these are maintained as an accurate historical record for the future. […]

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Badwell Ash Trades Map 1803

Badwell Ash Trades Map 1803 (click to Enlarge) Henry Harvey – Farmer Fred Matthew – Farmer Nelson, Ernest and William Lynn – Bakers (The Bake […]

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