People

Memories of individuals from Billericay and stories about the characters of the past.

Category link: Audio Memories
Audio Memories
People from the Town talking about their experiences and memories.
Category link: Events in the Town
Events in the Town
Royal Visits etc.
Category link: The Arts
The Arts
Artists and Authors connected with the town
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"A Chapter of my life in Billericay"
My time in Billericay.
Page link: A Billericay Optician
A Billericay Optician
Charles Odell
Page link: A Billericay schoolboy
A Billericay schoolboy
Growing up in the Town
Page link: A Famous Billericay Boy
A Famous Billericay Boy
Actor, Mike Edmonds' recollections
Page link: A notorious Essex murder.
A notorious Essex murder.
Guns, stolen cars and a shooting in Essex.....not in 2014, but 1927!
Page link: A schoolboy in 1950
A schoolboy in 1950
A couple of photos from late 40s early 50s
Page link: Angela Smith's memories of Tensing Gardens
Angela Smith's memories of Tensing Gardens
A story of Billericay in 1956
Page link: Anthony Taylor
Anthony Taylor
Growing up in Billericay in the war years
Page link: Audrey and Ernie Hale
Audrey and Ernie Hale
Memories of South Green
Page link: Billericay Societies
Billericay Societies
Finding and preserving Billericay's history and character
Page link: Billericay Welcomes Circus Rosaire
Billericay Welcomes Circus Rosaire
Joan Rosaire Remembers
Page link: Boy Editor
Boy Editor
Wynford Grant as a boy
Page link: Cap guns and Tree swings.
Cap guns and Tree swings.
Growing up in South Green & Great Burstead in the 60's & 70's
Page link: Coming to the Chantry Estate
Coming to the Chantry Estate
Residing behind the east side of the High Street
Page link: Coronation Pageant 1953
Coronation Pageant 1953
Celebrating the start of the reign of Queen Elizabeth II
Page link: Cyril Giachardi
Cyril Giachardi
1920 - 2013
Page link: Do you know this woman?
Do you know this woman?
A local mystery
Page link: Elizabeth Lord
Elizabeth Lord
Local author's memories
Page link: Famous Billericay Families
Famous Billericay Families
The Boughtwoods
Page link: Four Gables, Crays Hill
Four Gables, Crays Hill
childhood memories
Page link: George Saner & the Rhubarb Sheds
George Saner & the Rhubarb Sheds
Jubilee Cottages & market gardening
Page link: Growing up in Billericay
Growing up in Billericay
Mary Scott's recalls
Page link: Harrington, Peter
Harrington, Peter
Report of death
Page link: Harry Houghtons of South Green
Harry Houghtons of South Green
The paraffin and cycle man
Page link: How I became Town Crier
How I became Town Crier
... and a Ward Beadle
Page link: Joan Shirmer Interview
Joan Shirmer Interview
A personal view of the Town
Page link: June Smith
June Smith
Memories of Outwood Common
Page link: Lionel Scott - a life story
Lionel Scott - a life story
Reminiscences of Billericay
Page link: Looking for a New Life
Looking for a New Life
Top Novelist Tony Parsons Arrives in Billericay
Page link: Major Spitty
Major Spitty
The life of Billericay's millionaire benefactor
Page link: Mary Scott
Mary Scott
Her memories of the High Street
Page link: Memories of Billericay During the Twenties
Memories of Billericay During the Twenties
Beryl Wormald's Early Life
Page link: Memories of St Andrew's Hospital
Memories of St Andrew's Hospital
... and it's ghosts!
Page link: Moving to Billericay
Moving to Billericay
A superstitious start to life in the town
Page link: My Memories of Billericay
My Memories of Billericay
Joan's Billericay
Page link: My Scouting Career
My Scouting Career
4th Billericay
Page link: My Youth in Billericay
My Youth in Billericay
Growing up in the 60s & 70s
Page link: Queen's Coronation
Queen's Coronation
South Green Sunday School
Page link: Random Recollections of Billericay
Random Recollections of Billericay
Growing up in the 1950s
Page link: Recollections of Daphne Timmis
Recollections of Daphne Timmis
Miss Quilter at Great Burstead School and other memories
Page link: Shopping Outing
Shopping Outing
My memories of Billericay High Street
Page link: South Green Memories
South Green Memories
Growing up in Hickstars Lane
Page link: Strictly Billericay
Strictly Billericay
Dancing and romance at The Archer Hall
Page link: The First Taxi in Billericay
The First Taxi in Billericay
.... and how things have changed
Page link: The Pools Man
The Pools Man
Before the Lottery
Page link: Uplands Cottage
Uplands Cottage
Brian's home - the cottage behind the Day Centre
Page link: Wartime Memories
Wartime Memories
A teenagers war
Page link: Working life in the 1930's
Working life in the 1930's
Delivering the milk
Page link: Youth Club Recollections
Youth Club Recollections
1960s' Music in Billericay
Page link: Youth Club's Sponsored Walk 1967
Youth Club's Sponsored Walk 1967
Billericay School to Southend Pier