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John Hawes, a former resident of Runwell, remembers his newspaper round.
Demolition of 2 - 12 The Broadway 2019
Buildings demolished in the Aldi development.
Ursuline School, Brentwood.
A Wickford girl remembers a war time attack on her school.
Andrea Olley's memories of Azalea Avenue.
Azalea Avenue in the 1950s.
Andrea Olley's memories of her home in Laburnham Avenue, in the mid-1950s.
Childhood memories of Wickford in the 1950s.
'Then and Now' Photos (around the centre of town).
Comparing some modern scenes with those of earlier days.
Belmont Avenue, memories from the 1950s.
Belmont Avenue in the 1950s.
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.
Memories of of Downham and South Hanningfield
I now am the very proud owner of Whitelilies Farm and would love to trace as much of its history...
‘Ghosts’ of Wickford
These tales are interesting, as my sister, Karen, and I grew up there. We have links to Canon John de...
Stanley’s sermon hits the airwaves
An article in the Evening Echo in March 1983 reported that Stanley had recently preached his last sermon at Christ...
Memories of Runwell & Wickford People
My father lists his sister as next of kin in his Army records. Mrs I Hall of Ethalstan, Lower Brock...
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