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EADT Suffolk - - Museum -

“It’s so easy to get hooked,” ad­mits ar­chiv­ist, Bob Jel­li­coe, who has de­vel­oped a pas­sion for the history of Southwold’s har­bour­lands and deep sea fish­ing, and now finds him­self cre­at­ing a book of fas­ci­nat­ing tran­scripts from the memories of old lo­cal seadogs. To­gether with long-stand­ing vol­un­teer Stephen Wells, he has also been key to shar­ing the mu­se­ums pho­to­graphic archives in dig­i­tal form. From the team of care­ful cat­a­loguers to wel­com­ing stew­ards, the mu­seum sees up to 5,000 vis­i­tors a year and is run to­tally through do­na­tions and the time and good­will of its 40 vol­un­teers. New re­cruits are al­ways most wel­come, so please do pop in, get in touch on 01502 726097 or email southwold. mu­seum@bt­con­nect.com

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