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Join us in celebrating 150 years of rowing in Sudbury

Sudbury Rowing Club, formerly Stour Boat Club, was founded in 1874. This year, in celebration of the 150th anniversary of our foundation, we have created a space to share our history, our stories, and our memories. We invite you to join us in celebrating this milestone.

Sam Hogsbjerg and Aidan Dunn carrying their pair at Henley in 2002.
The opening of the new (first and present) clubhouse.
Good Friday Opening, Friars Meadow, c. 1990.
An article reported in the Suffolk Free Press at the end of 1955. The image shows the newly-straightened section of river betwe…
c. 1930–1950
A 1936 aerial view of the Quay Lane gasworks. The then-new boathouse is at the bottom of frame.
Stour Boat Club, 'Champions of the Orwell', 1913.
H. Nunn, B. E. Oliver, F. C. Cundy, E. Fitz-Gerald and T. T. Laker, Stour Boat Club.
The annual ‘Sudbury Amateur Sports, Bicycle and Boat Races’ taking place on the sports field in Quay Lane and the river beyond…


We are collecting stories, photos, and memories from our members, past and present. If you have something you would like to contribute, please let us know.

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