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Local History Information
The Town council welcomes enquiries from the public but does not maintain historical archives and as such cannot directly help in providing information regarding to local history. You may find the following information helpful.
The Alde Valley Suffolk Family History Group run a very busy programme of events and regularly publish a newsletter that often includes requests for family information. They also run an informal research centre in Leiston. For further information see their website www.aldevalleyfamilyhistorygroup.onesuffolk.net
The Saxmundham Museum also holds some records including a history of local shops and a touchscreen display showing old photographs:
The Saxmundham and District Local History Society hosts monthly talks and includes people with local knowledge and historic memories. Details about membership and the programme of talks is on the museum website: