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David Kindred

This week local history enthusiast David Kindred has gathered pictures of the changes in St Margaret's Plain and St Margaret's Street.

Two schools that were built for children from homes constructed as Ipswich expanded from the 1950s onwards feature in today's Days Gone By, writes David Kindred.

Crown Street is one of the busiest cross-town routes in Ipswich, writes David Kindred.

Local history enthusiast David Kindred has shared pictures and his knowledge of the former Victorian Ragged School on Waterworks Street.

Photographer and local history enthusiast David Kindred has gathered pictures of past pubs including The Queens Head, The Spotted Cow, and The Racecourse.

Photographer David Kindred has put together a stunning collection of pictures of Felixstowe seafront from more than 50 years ago.

Eighty years ago this week tragedy hit Suffolk as low-lyingparts of Ipswich, including Princes Street, Bridge Street and Portman Road, were flooded.

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

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

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

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.

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

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 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?

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 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?

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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

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