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Suffolk Records Office

Discussion in 'More Suffolk Resources' started by AnneC, Mar 13, 2013.

  1. AnneC

    AnneC LostCousins Star

    Suffolk Record Office

    I have always found SRO a seemingly never-ending resource, from photographs, maps, directories to newspapers and original parish records. The staff are always very helpful, and willing to help with suggesting alternative records, and making guesses where the handwriting is dubious. Well worth booking up a fiche reader before you go, as you can also request a desk near to a power point for laptops. Highlight of my visits has been discovering a hand drawn pedigree of my mother's Scrivener ancestors, in two long (15 feet perhaps) scrolls, complete with coats of arms.
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  2. AnneC

    AnneC LostCousins Star

    Not just Suffolk, but all of East Anglia is covered in these film archives
  3. AnneC

    AnneC LostCousins Star

    SRO are having an Open Day

    Ipswich Record Office Open Day

    Saturday 11 May 9.30am Ipswich

    Back by popular demand, this open day focuses on connecting you with your local family history and local history organisations and sharing the work of Ipswich Record Office through strongroom tours and archive displays. Take this opportunity to talk to the Ipswich Record Office archivist and representatives of Ipswich Building Society, Suffolk Family History Society, Suffolk Records Society, Suffolk Local History Council and the Friends of Suffolk Record Office.

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