A record of the town since the dawn of photography


Alexandra Road

Catalogue ref: pa764

Category: Business and Industry

Period: 1919-1939

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Men employed at the Gainsborough Silk factory in Alexandra Road in 1926. Back row from left: W Gooday, J Smith, T Smith, A Scott jun. with A Paul in front, D Carver (?), L Allington, W Smith, T Galley with G Ruggles in front.
Middle row from left: A Scott, Charles Felton, A Griggs, H Rice, P Paul. Front row from left: Stanley Felton, Basil Diggins (?), F Mills, B Sayers, A Baldry.

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The market town of Sudbury, on the borders of Suffolk and Essex, has a long and fascinating history. Much of the way of life in the town since the invention of photography has been caught on camera. The Sudbury Museum Trust has developed this website to show and provide information on a selection of these photographs.

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