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History Fair 2020
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Goatsmoor lane to the North East of Billericay is deeply rural, yet right on the ...
Status Quo in Billericay
On the 13th of May 2021 it will be 50 years since Status Quo appeared ...
These three photos are from the Billericay Carnival of 1969. I know that as I ...
The Village Smithy
This wonderful Postcard of The Village Smithy at South Green is in my collection. I wonder ...
How to Contribute to the site
This video guide will help you to upload your own photos and stories to the ...
Billericay Mayflower Sculpture
Billericay Mayflower Sculpture 400th Anniversary, by Artist John Doubleday Installed at Jim Shields Garden Billericay ...
2nd Billericay Scouts
With the help of the Essex Records Office Archivist we have managed to find the ...
Markets and Fairs
Wynford Grant’s book on the Markets and Fairs of Billericay and the story of Norsey ...
The Railway Age
Wynford Grant’s Billericay & District Quarterly Historical Review No.3, published in Spring 1964 celebrating the ...
As far as can be told the shop beside Lion lane was originally a Key ...
Steam Fair 2008
Barleylands Farm hosts an annual Steam Rally where steam traction engines are the highlight of ...
If you have a question or a comment that you would like everyone to see, ...
The Chelmsford Steam Bus
At the turn of the last century the single deck steam bus was to be ...
The Station Taxi Rank
This photograph taken in 1982 was supplied by Rob Wisdom. The scene hasn’t changed that ...
High Street - South West
The High Street south of the Chantry
The 400th Anniversary of the Sailing of the Mayflower
Susan Morley on behalf of the Mayflower Twinning Association talks about the 400th anniversary of ...
Claire Morley talks about her memories from her childhood growing up in Billericay.
This short film from Pathé shows the area just as the work started with deserted ...
History of a House
I lived just near the top of Jacksons Lane. My parents bought a new house ...
A South Green Boy
I was born at 8 Tyrone Road in 1963 and my family (I have older ...
This my great uncle Albert Harrington. He died in 1942 and his daughter Bessie carried on ...
Sqn Cmdr Theophilus Chater Vernon RN
Squadron Commander. 9 Squadron Royal Naval Air Service. Died Saturday 15 September 1917. Aged 30. Buried ...
I doubt there’s enough time at the moment to share all my memories about Billericay ...
The Cold War
I think you'll find the guns were replaced with Bloodhound (or such like) anti-aircraft missiles somewhere middle/late 50's. I used...
Ball’s Plastics Factory
Does anyone know a Robert Thompson or a Patrica Thompson, they worked in the Clacton on Sea factory in the...
Status Quo in Billericay
A little bit of digging on the internet revealed that Thin Lizzie played Mayflower School on 9th February 1972. The...
The Rising Sun
Simon and Garfunkel came to a folk evening hosted by Great Burstead Church in the 60s. It was held in...
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