Category Archives: Tunstead Remembers

For the Queen’s Jubilee Celebrations, several residents, who have lived in Tunstead virtually all their lives, talked about life in the village when they were growing up.
As many as 20 Tunstodians were living here (if not born here) when Elizabeth came to the throne. Their anecdotes paint a vivid account of what life was like 60 or more years ago.

Memoires of Tunstead by Chris Weston

Looking at your joint Tunstead & Sco Ruston details plus my “return” to Sco Ruston church last Sunday, reminded me of the days I was involved in both locations.  I was Sub Organist at Tunstead in the 1960’s and clearly remember … Continue reading

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Bygone Tunstead – Photos of Yesteryear

We’ve recently added a few new photographs to the website – or rather ‘Old Photographs’ from bygone days of life in Tunstead. Do you recognise any of the people in the farming photos. or names from the School Photo or … Continue reading

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Keep A Troshin’

Nobody could accuse Tunstead or Sco-Ruston of having leapt, feet first, into the 21st Century. Perhaps, I sense, a tentative foot has been placed there but, with a few exceptions, little more. At least, not as a community as a … Continue reading

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Sign of the Times – The Making of the New Village Sign

Anybody familiar with Tunstead coming into the village from the South side will have no doubt noticed the new Village Sign installed on the corner of Market Street and Ashmanhaugh Road. As highlighted earlier the original Tunstead Barrel Man sign, … Continue reading

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