Books and Journals

Cowling, S and Williams S.,

Sue and Steve have researched and published many books on the histories of Stowmarket and Stowupland . (RIP Steve, your contribution to local history  lives on but your dedication will be sorely missed.)

Books referenced; Alms and Legacies’ A History of Stowmarket Charities (Gipping Press, 2021)

Evans, George Ewart

Evans has written many books and articles recording old farming ways in Suffolk, preserving memories that would otherwise have been lost. He lived for a while in Needham Market before moving to Blaxhall in the 1950’s The Museum of East Anglian Life has a room dedicated to him in the Abbotts Hall {NL}.

Books referenced; The Horse in the Furrow

Hollingsworth,Rev A.G.H.  M.A. 

His most well known book is The History of Stowmarket, 1844.  In 2002 a new edition was published, edited  by Mike Durrant:  Imaginaire, Stowmarket, 2002)Whilst mainly about Stowmarket, Stowupland’s past  does get mentioned. On our pages it is referenced simply as Hollingsworth.

Hollingsworth was Stowupland’s first vicar and it was through his hard work and vision that stowupland’s church, Holy Trinity,came to be built.