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A Policeman's Lot
The other later photograph shows sergeant Alfred John Candler with Jack Candler, Ada Candler, nee ...
Sergeant Douglas Frederick Vieweg
Service Number ‘7511’ – Hon. Artillery Company 2nd Battalion Died on Saturday 29th June 1918 aged ...
Leading Stocker John French
Service Number ‘299542’ – Royal Navy, H.M.S. Formidable Died on 1st January 1915 aged 39. Son of ...
Hanningfield Reservoir Photos
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On 19th September 1957 the then Minister of Housing and Local Government, The Rt. Hon. ...
In 1995 Nicola Simmonds from Billericay School won the Essex Schools Cook of the Year ...
Mr Stumpy R.I.P.
Organising a much needed pruning of the trees outside St. Mary Magdalen in the High ...
Bell Hill Windmill
Stories abound of the Gastly Miller, Thomas Wood, who in 1763 was awarded a lease ...
Britannia is a 4-6-2 Pacific steam locomotive built in January 1951, the first of 55 ...
Billericay's Shopping Mall
In the late 1980s proposals were made to increase the number of shops in Billericay ...
Billericay School Juniors 1963
The photos below are from a long traditional school photo taken in May 1963
Memories of Fairview, Southend Road
My family and I lived at 5 Fairview where our back garden had the only ...
My Great Great Grandfather
My great-great-grandparents owned the Shepherd & Dog at Crays Hill. On the left is my ...
Over the years the archive has had a number of requests from individuals seeking information ...
The South Green Sign
When designs for the South Green sign were considered the history of the Green was ...
Before Sunnymead School
DID YOU KNOW…. Before Sunnymede School was built the school land was intended to be ...
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 ...
Gt. Burstead County Primary School
Lovely reading this, I went to this school. Still remember it so well & most of the teachers & headmistress....
Great Burstead Stores
Yes this was Fennel stores because we lived just a few yards up Kennel Lane in the 1950s. My mum...
Great Burstead Stores
Thanks for this article. Would this be the store owned by Mr. Jim Fennel ? This would have been in...
Billericay School 1964-1968
Yes I remember Alfie Russell, he had thick auburn hair & his family had a farm.
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