FOL­LOW SUF­FOLK’S WIND­ING CON­VICT TRAIL

EADT Suffolk - - HERITAGE -

Suf­folk Record Of­fice has ar­chives re­lat­ing to Mar­garet Catch­pole.

Ip­swich Mu­se­ums has Mar­garet Catch­pole-re­lated col­lec­tions, in­clud­ing a ro­man­ti­cised paint­ing of her at­trib­uted to Rev­erend Richard Cob­bold, c1840, hang­ing in Christchurch Man­sion.

Milden­hall Mu­seum holds Richard Deeks’ book with a full list of Suf­folk con­victs trans­ported, from whence and why.

For­est Heath Dis­trict and St Ed­munds­bury Bor­ough coun­cils have copies of pun­ish­ment lists of trans­ported con­victs.

A cham­ber opera, Mar­garet Catch­pole: Two Worlds Apart, based on Richard Cob­bold’s novel, will be staged on July 5, 2019 (the bi­cen­te­nary of her death) at the Brit­ten Stu­dio, Snape, near Aldeburgh.

The Cob­bold Fam­ily His­tory Trust (cob­boldfht.com) holds ex­ten­sive ar­chives on Mar­garet Catch­pole.

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