Theft at Bramford Hall 1799

Ipswich Journal 22nd April, 1799 “Whereas the Gardens belonging to Bramford Hall, were, on Saturday night last, entered and robbed of a large quantity of CAULIFLOWER and CABBAGE PLANTS.  A reward of TEN GUINEAS is hereby offered for discovering the offender or...

Fire at Messrs Packards Bramford Works

Suffolk Chronicle 27th January 1877 “Many people were awoke from their sleep on Thursday night by the continuous sounding for a long time of the steam horn at Bramford manure works, the cause of the unusual roaring being a fire which had broken out there.  The...

The Great Fire of Bramford

The following article is reproduced from the Ipswich Journal of the 3rd of June 1809.   Yesterday morning, about 8 o’clock a fire broke out at a cottage in the village of Bramford, about 2 miles from this town, nearly opposite the Angel which, from the violence...

Bramford Alarming Fire

Extract from the Ipswich Journal 16th May 1868 BRAMFORDALARMING FIRE – Yesterday (Friday) morning a fire broke out upon the premises of Mr. E. Goddard, at Bramford, and but for a timely arrival of assistance and proximity of a good supply of water threatened to be of...

Opening of Bramford School 1860

Extract from the Ipswich Journal 3rd November 1860LAYING THE MEMORIAL STONE OF THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND SCHOOLS, AT BRAMFORDThe education of the poor in the rural districts is now carried on by the clergy with great energy and success.  Nothing has been more striking, in...

Re-opening of Bramford Church

Extract from an article in The Ipswich Journal 13 September 1862Re-opening of Bramford ChurchBramford Church is a very notable specimen of English architecture, and its external appearance is, perhaps, as symmetrical and pleasing as that of any church in the...