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The Battle of Norsey Wood 1381
Most Billericay townspeople know that in 1381 there occurred the Battle of Norsey Wood, the ...
The Billericay Chapel
In various writings there appears to be some confusion over the founding of a chapel ...
Caroline, Princess of Wales
In 1804 Caroline of Brunswick, the Princess of Wales and later the wife of George ...
Elephant Attends Wedding
Salt and Sauce came to Billericay in 1936 when Cissy Rosaire and Wally Shufflebottom married ...
History of the Legion
Nearly everyone is aware of the Royal British Legion through its annual Poppy Appeal and ...
Lockers Hall, Billericay
The following photographs were taken on 22nd September 2021 when I visited Lockers Hall in ...
Post Mill Bell Hill
I was born at 112 High Street Billericay in 1950, I think this property was ...
The 1959 election was the first election covered by commercial television and the BBC pulled ...
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 ...
I went to Billericay School from 1965 to 70 (maiden name Robertson). I recognise some of the faces and a...
On the right is Susanne Martin who played flute, now Susanne Pipe, she became a Primary Teacher and eventually Head...
I think I recognise Lynne Jones last right with the violin. And maybe Janet Verbeck 3rd from left at the...
Kevin Thomson, blimey!! I remember that so well. We were going to the two-tone concert with The Specials, Madness, Selectee...
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