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The Wickford Flitch.
An Essex custom staged in Wickford.
The Venice of Essex
Motor cyclist with sidecar braving the flood. But where is this?
Wickford Secondary School magazine, 1957-58
Memories of Wickford Secondary School, 1957-58.
Lorraine Taylor's Memories of her post-war years in Wickford.
I have good reason for remembering the Coronation ....
Betty Shynn’s memories of “The Hut”, Runwell Gardens
Memories of Russell Gardens and Church End Lane, Runwell.
The Downtowner Centre
Have you attended any events or clubs at the Downtowner?
The Wickford Venus
This statue was found at the Beauchamps Farm archeological site in the early 1970s, where ...
Closure of poultry farm, 1978
"Threat to farmers as poultry farm shuts"
Benjamin Fox - rabbit seller
Did you know this market trader?
An early history of Runwell Hall.
Changes at Rettendon crossroads (now referred to as Rettendon Turnpike).
This photograph shows how much has changed on the road layouts on roads into and ...
The Dickens Public House, London Road.
The Dickens P.H was opened by Mr Dennis O`Callaghan in 1983. His company, Ivanhurst Ltd., ...
Do you have any photos of Wickford politicians?
The old rectory, St. Mary's Church, Runwell.
These prefabs were built after WW2, in Farnes Avenue and Keats Way, as temporary housing, ...
Wickford Flood wedding - British story of a wedding on the flood day of 1958.
British press report of a flood wedding.
Old Barclays Bank building on the Broadway
The Old Bank House is threatened with demolition.
Newly acquired photographs of church buildings in Wickford.
A bungalow in Ozonia Avenue.
Bowling in Wickford
Bowling in the early 20th century.
Runwell Cricket Club
Pictures from the past.
Wickford Cricket Club's centenary celebration.
The centenary parade through the town.
Simpsons Restaurant, 1977.
Wickford restaurant hosted celebrities.
Shirley Butterworth remembers life on the plotlands.
English Gymnosophical Society
My mum worked in Chelmsford for the Essex county, and made friends with a woman who Mum told me was...
Views of Halls Corner – floods in the period between 1945 and 1948.
My father was George Warder. I’ve seen photos of the floods but not from the flat above his shop. ...
I attended Wickford Junior school in the 1970s. We had country dancing in what was called the quad, a quadrangle...
The Chat and Chew Club.
The Chat and Chew was a coffee and cake cafe set up at the community centre on Market Road. Staffed...
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