Next Services

Sunday 13th February

9.30 am

Morning Prayer

 

Next Zoom service

20th February 2022

9.30 am

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Information

1921 census

To view the 1921 census summary click here.

Parish Records

Details of transcripts of the Parish Records from 1606 to 1875 are available here.

Queen's Platinum Jubilee

The Queen will be celebrating 70 years of service in 2022. Details of national and local events available here.

Defibrillator

A defibrillator is now available at the Village Hall and can be accessed in the event of someone having a heart attack. More information is available here.

Our Diocese

Want to know more about what is happening across the Diocese? Click on the image below'

Parish Magazine

A digital copy of the latest magazine, and those for previous months, is available here.

 

 

 

The Sheppard Family

 

The Sheppard family originally came from Mendlesham, but lived in the village for several hundreds of years. They bought the High House and they, no doubt, had a major influence on most people who lived in the village. It is believed that at least 14 members of the Sheppard are buried in a vault in the chancel of the Church - but we don't know exactly where!

A member of the Local Heritage Group has been researching the Sheppard family and a summary of her story is now available here.

In 1883 the family sold by auction their large estates in Campsea Ashe and Bawdsey. It must have been an amazing sale and one which, no doubt, generated interest far beyond the borders of Campsea Ashe. The sale catalogue details all the various parts of the estate and can be viewed by clicking on the icon below. We are grateful to the owner of the document, Phil Warne, for allowing us to copy and publish the document.