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The history and traditions of Lowestoft, and its society, including that of some of today's companies and businesses. It's in the early stages. Stories, information, and local links all about Lowestoft History

Visit our new project Our Fallen. Try the Historic High Street Stroll where you can click on a building and find out some key facts about its history. And if it's a business, what it can do for you. Try the Timeline to look at some key dates in our history. Just scroll or swipe down the page, or click on the 'related topic' below, or use the highlighted menus above.

And check out stories with a connection to the area's history, from Heritage Action Zone to walks along The Scores. Want to add information? Or suggest a link? Just email us with the details using the [Got a comment] block on any story

The Domesday Book gives Lothuwistoft village a population of some 16 households in three families, with ten smallholders and three slaves.

Lowestoft’s worst raid of world war 2

This is a chronological account of Lowestoft's Triangle Market, which has been in existence for over 700 years.