We now have an online database of people from Occold containing a lot of their family history data. Currently, there are
names and this is growing daily.
I have agreed to take on the role of Village Recorder for Occold on behalf of Suffolk Local History Council. The role of the Recorder is to ensure the survival of valuable material for future local historians by:
But I cannot do this on my own! I need the help of local organisations and individuals to tell me about what goes on. Whilst I get a lot of this already as material for this website, I don't see everything! Some suggestions as to what you can tell me about:
SLHC do request a one page report annually in October from Recorders to summarise their parish. I will be retaining all this material in digital form and will produce an annual CD which will be made available to Suffolk Records Office and anyone who would like a copy.
I will also be making much of the material available on Occold website through this Recorder page. I look forward to everyone helping me to preserve our history for the future
Barry Woods, firstname.lastname@example.org