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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 ...
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 ...
Workhouse to Welfare State
See our page The Retreat for some more information. Unfortunately you will not be able to get hold of...
Workhouse to Welfare State
I too had a grandmother who is registered as dying in the retreat of cancer. I can find no information...
Random Recollections of Billericay
Jill Whitaker was my best friend at primary school and we had a dreadful reputation for giggling at everything. I...
This was amazing. I was born in 1951 and lived in Billericay from then till 1967. I also went to...
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