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item4The Building of Orford Castle – a translation from the Pipe Rolls 1163-78 by Valerie Potter, Margaret Poulter and Jane Allen. The story of the building of the Castle by King Henry II.

Published 2002. Price: £10.50 (plus £2 p&p)

The Wallace Connection
by Jane Allen
This book tells the twin stories of the Orford church restoration and the remarkable drama surrounding the family of the rector and Sir Richard and Lady Wallace that accompanied it. It sheds light on many aspects of the history of the village and churches of Sudbourne and Orford.

Published 2008. Price: £14.50 (plus £2 p&p)(Proceeds divided between Orford Museum and the St Bartholomew’s Church Resoration Fund)

The Making of a Borough:
Orford and its Charter of Elizabeth I 1579

By Margaret Poulter, Valerie Potter and Vic Harrup.
Published 2017. Price: £14.50



Orford off the Beaten Track
‘A walk through Orford, based on an Elizabethan map, providing a taste of the rich history of this attractive Suffolk village’.
Published 2009. Free from Museum Information Stand.
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Orford Museum presents - An Eccentric Trail for the Family
A quiz and trail illustrated by children from Orford School.
Published 2009
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WW1 walks

Two walks linking the local Churches, their Rolls of Honour and Orford Museum’s WWI Folders on all the Fallen.

Walk 1
A walk from Orford Church to Butley Church, via Chillesford Church 
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Walk 2
A walk from Orford Church to Iken Church, via Sudbourne Church
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The Orford and District Local History Bulletin

The Bulletin, published
once a year, is sent to members of the Friends
of the Museum.
For details of how to join
go to Friends page.

Back issues of Bulletins
may be purchased:

Consolidated Reprint of
Issues 1-6 (82pp + index)
£10 (p&p £1.50)

Consolidated Reprint of
Issues 7-10 (68pp + index) £10 (p&p £1.50)

All others £5 each
(p&p £1.50)

Issue 23 (WWI Special - 84 pages) £7.50
(p&p £1.50)

Index to issues 1-12 £1 (post free)


Publications may be ordered from:
Elizabeth Spinney
Brundish Lodge
High Street
IP12 2NW

e-mail: friends@orfordmuseum.org.uk

Cheques payable to Orford Museum