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Wickford Internment Camp.
Carol Cooper contacted the Archive with a request for information. “I do hope you are able ...
Duchess of Cambridge visits Wickford
Photographs, thanks to Laura Anne Phillips. On Wednesday 7 February 2018, Wickford had a visit by ...
War Time - the ARP.
I remember that the garage in the garden of Milestone Cottages was used to house ...
Wickford Carnival 1987
Carnival procession outside Castle PH September 12 1987 Photos thanks to David Sampson
Youth club at Methodist Church hall, Southend Road.
Thanks to John Rogers for these photographs of the youth club, taken in the 1960s ...
Teresa Gorman, MP.
Graham Gooch opening new kitchen furniture shop.
This photograph was taken in the new shop adjoining Chris DIY in Southend Road when ...
Karrimix works, Russell Gardens, in April 1973.
Dick Emery opening the new Coop store in Wickford.
With Mrs Val Ascott and Stewart. Photo is dated 3 November 1970.
The Harrows public house
A public house has been recorded on or near the site of the present Dick ...
Wickford Markets in the 1980s.
These photographs from the Echo newspaper archive show market scenes in 1981 and 1989.
Photo memories of Wickford carnival in the late 1940s.
Another later entry into Wickford carnival – Auntie Pat (Kathleen) Taylor dressed as ‘The Old ...
Opening of the new Keymarket store in 1981.
On the 24th March, 1981, Keymarket opened a new store in Wickford. A large number of ...
Family photographs from 1930-1949
Karen Ridgeon has sent these photographs which depict family moments of the 1930s and 40s.
The Vanished Giants of Wickford.
If someone were to ask me what single feature of Wickford in my childhood comes ...
Paula Sloane (November 1946-November 2017)
Members of the archive were greatly saddened to hear of the sudden death of one ...
Peacock's, about 1946-47.
Karen Ridgeon contacted us by email: I have attached a picture belonging to Mum, taken outside ...
When the railway arrived in Wickford in November 1888 the population started to use it ...
Wickford Methodist Church
Wickford Choral Group
Do you remember this Group?
Mr Ken Phillott (1)
A Wartime Commando
Mr Ken Phillott (2)
A member of Wickford Horticultural Society.
Sir Bertram Hyde Jones
A Runwell Resident
Memories of Kathy Racher.
So many memories. I lived in Milestone Cottage, London Road, and remember the long range rocket (V2). The noise of...
Bananas grown in Wickford
My father was Ron Mayes & my mother Peggy had the florist in the arcade called Garden Beauty Products.
Memories of Shirley James (nee Dines)
Many memories for me on this page. I was also born in 1929, and came to Wickford as an evacuee...
Wickford’s Catholic Churches
Milestone Cottage, London Road. Re Catholic Church in Milestones garden. I lived in Milestone Cottages from 1937 to 1947 and...
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