A village with a big story
Little Holland cottages at top of Green no longer there
Claypits Pond with Horses 1905
Long Melford Coronation fancy dress competition at the British Legion in Cordell road1953
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Selected Biography

Roe, Eric Robert – Born: Church Eaton, Staffordshire on 2.4.1921.[1]  Parents: Eli Percy Roe of Adbaston, Staffordshire (Farmer) and Rosa May [née Ellsmoor].  Home: Orslow, Newport, Church Eaton, Staffordshire (1921), Rodbridge Farm, Rodbridge, Long Melford (1939).  Occupation: Farmer’s Assistant (1939).  Married: Florence Elfreda Barbara Rutterford in 1951.  Service Record: Eric was a member of the ‘H’ Company, 10th Battalion, Suffolk Home Guard when it was formed in August 1942.  His name is recorded in the official tribute to the organization entitled The Lion Roared his Defiance, photographed in and around Long Melford in 1944.[2]  Died: Boston, Lincolnshire on 1.6.1999.

Notes – [1] 1939 Register.  [2] Published by Marten & Son, Ltd., of Market Hill, Sudbury, Suffolk in 1946.

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