Useful numbers and links

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Pakenham Local
01359 232497 Local History Recorder in Pakenham
email: Martin Harrison
01359 230194 Pakenham Fox
01359 230220 Pakenham Post Office
01359 242304 Pakenham Parish Council and on Pakenham Village web site here
01359 230220 Pakenham Village Hall site for booking details
01359 230275 Pakenham Watermill
01359 230277 Pakenham Windmill
01359 235095 St Mary's Church - Pakenham
(links to
Thurston village web site
Local News
01284 768911 Bury Free Press
01473 230023 East Anglian Daily Times
01284 727400 Bury Mercury
BBC - Suffolk News
ITV News - Suffolk
01359 230252
01359 232586
Ixworth Surgery

01359 240298 Woolpit Health Centre
01284 713000 West Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
01473 718193 One Life SuffolkDuring this difficult time, OneLife Suffolk are here to support you by offering our FREE services in the safety of your own home. Our dedicated teams can help you stop smoking, offer advice and support with managing your weight along with how to get active safely during this time. Our Children's team are also running a fun, informative programme for all children in Suffolk to participate in, which includes free webinars accessible from our website.
01223 205180 East Anglia's Children's Hospices. EACH is a registered charity which exists to maximise the quality of life for life-limited (terminally ill) children and their families. For more details, visit
A bit of fun !
The National Lottery - Results
Select your numbers here!
Local Schools
01284 787353 Great Barton Primary School
01359 234050 Ixworth Free School
01359 232111 Little Explorers Day Nursery - Pakenham
01359 230520 Norton CEVC Primary School
01359 230885 Thurston Community College
01359 230444 Thurston Primary School
Utilities / Councils & Local Government
08457 145145 Anglian Water
British Telecom
01284 775500 Department for Work & Pensions
01284 763233 Forest Heath District Council and St Edmundsbury Borough Council
01284 752311
Constituency Office
Jo Churchill MP - for contact details and more information please visit
Suffolk Chamber of Commerce
01284 352000 Suffolk County Council - Bury St. Edmunds
Suffolk Libraries
The Mobile Library service comes to Pakenham every 4th week on Tuesdays calling at Meadow View, Fen Road (09.15-09.30) and The Fox (9.35-9.50)
Suffolk On Board - Bus & Train Network - Bury St. Edmunds - West
01284 774100 Suffolk Police - Bury St. Edmunds
01284 701301 West Suffolk College
Genealogy Links
BBC Family History - Who do you think you are? ...
Cyndi's List (of Genealogy Sites on the Internet)
Family Search (Mormon church - huge database)
Find my Past
Genealogy - The Complete Resource Guide ( (tips and articles, family finder linking to American databases with many British names) (Includes English Origins database with 1m names, covering period 1568 - 1850. Boyd's Marriage Index, with 6m records, will be added this year. Pay-per-view site, £6 for every 30 pages)
The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (records of nearly 2m graves and in two-thirds of cases, details of next of kin)
The National Archives / Family History (advice on finding and using documents such as marriage and divorce records)
The Society of Genealogy (background info, list of parish register copies held by society plus guides to offline records, etc.)
UK and Ireland genealogical information services