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Corporal William Whalley
Identification has been difficult as there are not enough details pointing to a particular service ...
Latter Day Billericay
A more recent Gallery from local photographer, David Twitchett
The photograph was taken at Christmas December 1965 and shows the display of Christmas turkeys ...
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. ...
Angela Smith’s memories of Tensing Gardens
Angela, how lovely to listen to you and read your memories about Tensing Gardens; I am wondering if we were...
Shepherd & Dog, Crays Hill
Must be after 1890 as that was when Chelmsford Brewery was registered to acquire Wells & Perry. This would be...
FA Vase 1976-1979 documentary
We all went there for the match, a small town like Billericay playing at Wembley, who could not go !...
Collected Memories from Members of the Billericay Society
I only used that pub once many years ago. The daughter of a former girl I went to school with...
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