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Mayflower in the 1960s
Looking through our family photograph albums I was amazed to find this old photograph of ...
Memories of Lockers
I was bought up in Lockers on the Southend Rd from 1950 to approx 1962 ...
105-103 High Street
Caleb Houghton, linen draper, occupied this premises in 1848 adding a grocery department in 1860. ...
Ball's Plastics Factory
The Former Ball’s Plastics factory in Kennel Lane faced farmland with the triangle of South ...
St. Peter's School
In the late 1960s two schools were planned for this site, infant and this junior. ...
These photos show the aftermath of a train derailment said to be in 1956 before ...
Taking the Bus to Work
The double deck bus shown above at the Chequers junction with the High Street shows ...
Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
The Most Holy Redeemer Catholic Church in Laindon Road has a brass plaque on the ...
2Lt. Percival Edey Cripps
Service number ‘99802’ – 1/5th Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment) Killed in action on Saturday ...
Cpt. Jim Marcham
Service number ‘146096’ – Intelligence Corps Killed on Sunday 7th January 1945, aged 38 Son of Joseph ...
Leading Seaman Rupert Henry Evans
Service number “C/JX150615 – Royal Navy H.M.S. Warspite Killed in action on Thursday 16th September 1943, ...
Sgt. John Sidney Wall
Service number ‘927481’ – 100 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. Died on Monday 15th February 1943, ...
Sapper Frederick Wade
Service number ‘211357’ – 28 Bomb Disposal Engineers Killed on Friday 23rd June 1944, aged 24. Son ...
Sgt. Charles Corbett Stevens
Service number ‘946087’ – 156 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Killed on Wednesday 20th May ...
Flt. Sgt. Robert Ernest Pugh
Service number ‘1616263’ – 644 Squadron, Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Killed on Thursday 19th July ...
2Lt. George Anthony Cripps
Service No. 105586 – 2/5th Bttn. Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment) Killed in action on Monday ...
Private Edmund Mark Wiffen Hornsby
Service Number ‘G/67440 – ‘C’ Coy. 6th Bn. The Queen’s (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Killed in ...
Private James Wilfred
Service Number ‘6/1964’ – 1st Bn. Canterbury Regiment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force Died on 9th July ...
Sgt. Herbert Stewart
Service Number ‘250466’ – Essex Regiment, 9th Bn. Died of wounds 24th August 1918 aged 33. Husband ...
Great Burstead War Memorial
The memorial at Great Burstead is on the left side of the porch of St ...
Second World War Memorial
The Second World War Memorial is placed behind the First World War Memorial and was ...
Sgt Henry Thomas Joel
Born December 1921 in West Ham, son of William Henry Joel and Dorothy Joel (nee ...
Sgt. Robert James Terry (Flt. Eng.)
Service Number: 1290468 Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve Son of Frederick John and Isabel Amelia Terry ...
Ball’s Plastics Factory
Wow- I am the late Jim Braziers Grandaughter. I have just come across this as I’m catching up on my...
South Green Memories
Hi Terry, I have just stumbled across this page and remember many of the names you have mentioned. You wonder...
Growing up in the High Street
My mother Marjorie Joan Jarvis was born in No. 132 in 1920. Her parents Arthur and Annie Jarvis took over...
Mr Giachardi taught my mother to drive in the late 50's and my two older sisters and myself in the...
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