Local photos

Send in your photos, old or new, that characterise this area, be they views, wildlife or people. See also the History section.

Class of '57

Thanks go to Brian Quantrill for providing a great picture of the pupils at Ellingham Primary School in 1937. We're not sure that all the names are right and a few are missing, so if you know who they are, please contact us.

 Ellingham Primary School 1957

Top row: Mrs Buck, Jennifer Curson, ???, (gap), Ray Neale, Christopher Shinks, Brian Quantrill, Lynnette Dale, Susan Buck, Mrs Minns
3rd row: Alan Buck, Alan Scott, Peter reeve, ?? Stack, Gloria Glazier, Janet Harvey, Maxine Crane, Sonia Davidson, Linda ??, Tony Reeve, David Rushmere, ???? David Neale, Pauline Cunningham
2nd row: ????, Paula Crowe, John Church, Linda Raven, Marilyn Harvey, Steven Strack, Jack Adams, John Smith, Johnny Adams
Front row: ????, Michael Catling, ????, ????, ????, ????, Doreen Quantrill, Leslie Rushmere, ????

St Mark's Mission Hall

The building used to be almost opposite the bus shelter. Please see the web page.

The 'Green Hut'

One of the several communal buildings that used to be available. Please follow this link to see the photographs.

Methodist Chapel

Please send in your memories and photos. of the Methodist Chapel.

Flooded marshes, 10th March 2013

Thanks go to Diana for a photograph of the mashes near Ellingham Mill back in 2013.

Marshes flloded near Ellingham Mill 10th March 2013

The White Horse public house

This picture was probably taken in the late 1960s along Yarmouth Road, Ellingham.

Old White Horse PH

Kirby Cane memorial Hall, the shop and Methodist Chapel, pre-1960

Kirby Cane pre-1960

Sandra and Roger Turner, 1984

Thanks go to Carolyn Britton for supplying this photo of owners of the village shop in 1984.

Roger and Sandra Turner in 1984 

Boys Brigade

 Our thanks go to Richard White for providing this picture from Mrs Thelma Southgate (nee Head) of the local Boys Brigade:

Ellingham Boys Brigade 1946

Back row: Geoff Earl, Dickie Nice, Pat (Ginger) Nice, Michael Clutton, David Hood, John Crisp, Peter Nice.
Middle row: Barrie Head, Jim Catling, Colin Bale, Rex Hancy, Derek Brown, Arthur Fisher, David (Doughie) Prentice, Robin Limmer, Derek Hood, Sid Harmer.
Front row: Viv Harvey, Rev. Fred Gentry (Ellingham Parson 1946-1950), Reg Harvey.

Please note that some of the Boys Brigade memorabilia can still be seen in St Mary's Church, Ellingham.

The Snowlings

Our thanks for the pictures submitted by Geoff Appleton. The first shows the Snowling Family: father Edward
with sons William Bertie and Freddie. He was farmer ,butcher, cattle breeder at Hill Farm and Church Farm. 

The second shows the boys on bikes with Joe Harvey.

Village fete, 20th June 2015

Rumburgh Morris Dancers at the village fete, Kirby Cane Memorial Hall

 Rumburgh Morris Dancers  Rumburgh Morris Dancers
  WI stall  WI Stall at Memorial Hall





Ellingham playing field



Ellingham Mill

One of the most picturesque spots in the Waveney Valley.

 Molly Barber supplied this photograph of the mill in its working days back in the 1950s/early 60s.  Ellingham Mill at work