Tom grew up in Ipswich and went to Bramford Road School (where the Suffolk Record Office is currently situated).  Tom also worked for many years on the docks for Eastern Counties Farmers.

Stories of Ipswich Waterfront

A collections of memories and reflections on the former docks of Ipswich in Suffolk.
1950's School Days in Ipswich
A digital story by Tom Southgate
Changes on the Waterfront
A digital story by Tom Southgate
A Sign of Embarrassment
A digital story by Tom Southgate