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History Fair 2020
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FA Vase 1976-1979 documentary
The full film.
Billericay Workhouse Entrance
This gatehouse was built in 1840 and was the original entrance to Billericay Poor Law ...
Town Show 1980
To see this book fullscreen click on the square on the right above the flipbook. ...
May Queen 1950s
I found this photo at my mother’s old house. I believe it was taken at ...
1959 - Princess Ida
Photos from the Billericay Operatic Society 1959 production of Princes Ida.
St. Peters School
St Peter’s Catholic School circa 1990, viewed from the side facing the Southend Road with ...
This aerial photograph shows the North West of the Town, north of Mountnessing Road. In ...
Quaker Girl - 1947
The programme and photos from the Billericay Operatic Society production of Quaker Girl in 1947. The ...
1962 - Gondoliers
The signed programme from the show
W. J. Cottis - Diploma 1909.
A diploma awarded to Cottis Bakers discovered in an unusual place.
1954 - Rebel Maid
Photos from the Billericay Operatic Society production of Rebel Maid in 1954.
Greywalls, Number 115 High Street, stood just across Lion Lane from the Red Lion, with ...
Great Burstead Stores
Number 68 Church Street, Great Burstead, was originally built as a typical two-story 1930s detached ...
Memories of Maple Mead
I lived at 2 Maple Mead in South Green until when I was about 6 ...
London Coach Trip
The 1950s were the heyday of the coach trip. This photograph shows many of my ...
The story of the Ritz
The Ritz Cinema was built by local contractor, W&C French in 1938, just after they ...
Private Earnest James Allen
No mention can be found for a EJ Allen on the Commonwealth War Graves Commission ...
Rifleman William George Bates
Service Number 300901 – 8th Bn. London Regiment ( Post Office Rifles) Died on Tuesday January ...
Billericay School 1964-1968
I attended Billericay School from 1964-1968 when I lived in Ramsden Bellhouse. A coach/bus picked ...
Pass the Parcel
Isn’t it strange how unconnected incidents remind you of events. A passenger carrying frog leaping ...
Memories of Billericay from 1947 to 1964
I was born in Muswell Hill a few months before the end of the last ...
Captain Lionel George Carroll Petre
4th Bn. Coldstream Guards Died of wounds on Thursday 30th September 1915, aged 25 16th Baron Petre. ...
Captain Francis Edward Basil Harding
Identification has been difficult as there are not enough details pointing to a particular service ...
Sgt. Joseph Scally
Service Number 3608 – 1st Bn. Irish Guards Killed in action on Tuesday 9th October 1917 ...
I lived in Billericay from 1972 until 1981, when my family moved to Sussex.. My parents didn't drive so we...
Before Sunnymead School
I too did my first ever swimming badges in the freezing raised pool at Sunnymede - a "width" and a...
I went to ballet and tap classes both here at Archer Hall and also above the Co-op in the High...
My grandfather served on Cattistock during the war, he was chief stoker.
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