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David Kindred

Colour photographs are something we take for granted now. Photography was first patented in 1939 and in the early years, the only way to add colour to an image was colouring by hand.

David Kindred

David Kindred looks at the First Floor Club, flooding in Ipswich and The Arlington Ballroom with Olga Wilmot.

David Kindred

For more than 260 years generations of the Cobbold family had a great influence in Ipswich, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

David Kindred takes a look at Ipswich before flood defences and readers memories of local bands and more.

David Kindred

Strictly Come Dancing attracts millions of viewers every Saturday evening to the BBC and the show has breathed new life into what has been a popular pastime in Ipswich for decades.

David Kindred

In the 1960s those then in their teens and 20s were the first generation for decades not conscripted into military service for two years.

David Kindred

Days Gone By looks at past local activities in Ipswich including the Boys Brigade band and events at the ABC cinema, St Matthews Baths Hall and more.

David Kindred

David Kindred takes a look back at Ipswich Cox Lane and The Convent of Jesus and Mary in Woodbridge Road. Does this article bring back memories for you?

David Kindred

This weeks Days Gone By article looks back at Ipswich’s St Matthews Baths Hall and readers send in their memories of a traffic-less Ipswich and their time working at Martin and Newby.

David Kindred

David Kindred takes a look at a previous Ipswich school, Martin Newbys in Fore Street, and Fisons works at Cliff Quay. Does this article bring back memories for you?

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A part of Ipswich which has seen many changes in the past century is the area between the wet dock (now known as the Waterfront) and Fore Hamlet, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

Fisons Cliff Quay, Ipswich works, occupied a large site and employed hundreds of people, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

Two department shops in Fore Street, Ipswich, trading in a way of shopping now mostly lost, were H and R Sneezum and Martin and Newby, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

Pictures of the Orwell Bridge being made, the destruction caused by the storm of 1987, and the Wherstead interchange under construction are included in David Kindred’s Days Gone By gallery.

David Kindred

Most of the western outskirts of Ipswich have been built on former agricultural land in the last century, writes David Kindred.

David Kindred

Our roads now are full of all sorts of vehicles. Most homes have a car, some have several.

David Kindred

Ipswich Hospital is a constantly evolving site off Heath Road. It is busy 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

David Kindred

The coast of California USA and Fore Street, Ipswich swimming pool are worlds apart in several ways, but for former Ipswich lady, Karen Quezada, nee Spanner, who now lives in California, the little Victorian built pool in Ipswich holds a special place in her heart.

David Kindred

Plans were approved recently to convert the former Odeon Cinema in Ipswich to a church.

David Kindred

Looking back to school days 40 years ago we see fashions of the time.

David Kindred

In 1894 the Post Office authorised the sending of picture postcards though the mail. This was the start of a popular trend to send short messages on the back of a photograph.

David Kindred

For 63 years the Ipswich Operatic and Dramatic Society has entertained thousands with their colourful shows at local theatres.

David Kindred

For generations, Grimwades shop on the Cornhill, Ipswich, was a landmark and although it closed in 1996 the building is still referred to by many as “Grimwades”.

David Kindred

Working horses on our streets are a very rare sight now and are usually for demonstration or promotional events. The same is true in farming, with horse power replaced in another form.

David Kindred

The Ipswich Scout and Guide Gang Show celebrated its 80th birthday a couple of weeks ago and in this week’s Days Gone By we have featured photographs from past shows, along with photographs from other youth organisation events.

David Kindred

Ipswich Dock was completed in 1842. The Royal Assent from Queen Victoria for the Ipswich Dock Act was received in June 1837.

David Kindred

William Lovell was the chief librarian with the East Anglian Daily Times Company for several decades.

David Kindred

St Helen’s Street is one of the oldest streets in Ipswich. It is now one of the busiest routes through Ipswich, taking thousands of vehicles across town everyday.

David Kindred

In February it was announced that the Bupa care home, Anglesea Heights, Ipswich, was to close.

David Kindred

For close to 60 years college buildings have stood on a site off Grimwade Street, Ipswich.

David Kindred

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