Local History
St Edmundsbury - A few Trades and Industries, and the working life

Defunct Industries and lives long gone
Water Mills and watermilling (5 topics)
Local Clock and Watch Makers (5 headings)
Local Gun Makers
Willow working including Houghton's basket works
David Burrough's account of life in the Brackland 1931-1961
Cyril Lawson's recollections of a Volunteer Fireman 1927-1946
Defunct Industries - Heavy Engineering
The story of Robert Boby and the St Andrews IronWorks
Robert Boby IronWorks - advertising feature in the Town Guide of 1906
Miscellaneous Robert Boby exhibits
The story of George Cornish, Cornish & Lloyds, and the Risbygate IronWorks
Example Cornish & Lloyds Catalogue
Public Utilities
Bury St Edmunds Gasworks and gas history
Bury St Edmunds Gas Company Centenary Celebration Booklet 1934
Picture Story - Bury St Edmunds last gasholder 1952-2016
Bury St Edmunds Gas works heritage booklet 2016
See the Bury St Edmunds Gas works heritage video by National Grid on YouTube
How Bury St Edmunds got electricity
Modern Industry
A Post-War family business - Denny Brothers Printers

Page created 6th May 2012
Last updated 1st July, 2018
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