The 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)
Suffolk and the Bronze Age
A 10-page illustrated booklet by Nigel Maslin, FSA, published to coincide with the arrival of the museum's new case and display of Bronze Age objects.
Published 2010. Price £1 (plus 50p p&p)
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. Price: £1 (available from shops in Orford or from address below)
Orford Museum presents - An Eccentric Trail for the Family
A quiz and trail illustrated by children from Orford School.
Published 2009. Free
Films made for the Orford Museum’s WWII Project commemorating the 60th anniversary of the return of villagers to Sudbourne and Iken in 1947/8 following their evacuation in 1942 when the district became a Battle Training Area.
Price: £10 (plus £1.50 p&p)
The Orford and District Local History Bulletin
The Bulletin, published twice 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) £15 (p&p £1)
Consolidated Reprint of Issues 7-10 (68pp + index) £15 (p&p £1)
Issue 11 – 18 £5 each (p&p 75p)
Index to issues 1-12 £1 (post free)
Publications may be ordered from:
Jane Allen, Bell House, Quay Street,Orford, Woodbridge, Suffolk
Cheques payable to Orford Museum