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Walker Bros., (Shotgate).
A Wickford business in the 1930s.
Artificial flowers go all over the world - Mr William Croot.
“I even send daffodils to Wales,” said Mr W. Croot, Vice President of the Wickford ...
A short History of the White Swan Hotel
The original Swan premises were owned by Thomas Bell.
Highcliffe Road - VE street party, 1945?
Lorraine Taylor's memories of the post-war years.
Not being in school on VE Day meant that I did not know if schools ...
75th Anniversary of VE Day (8th May 2020).
What do you remember of 8th May 1945, V.E. Day?
Wickford County Junior School Coronation Pageant (2)
Can you identify any of these people?
St Margaret's - Parish Church of Downham
Details of the history of St Margaret's, Downham.
Family of Liane Porter
My Great Great Grandparents
Wickford High street
Wickford High street on a Sunday in 1961.
Church End Lane, Runwell
The River Crouch
... passes through Wickford.
Wickford Floods 1958
With everyone on lockdown due to Covid 19, it’s given some the opportunity to look ...
Wickford Station Masters (1888-1952)
The people in charge of Wickford railway station.
The Development of Wickford's markets
Early Wickford and the Market
A History of Healthcare in Wickford and South Woodham Ferrers.
GP services before the NHS.
Wickford County Senior School, Market Road
The origins of Wickford Junior School.
The village of Wickford
Can you help us with any information about this poem?
Three Wickford Cinemas
Broadway, Carlton, Astoria
Girl Guiding is 100 years old in July 2020.
We have the following request from Wickford Guiders on our Facebook page: “Wickford Girl Guiding is ...
Ramsden View Road Memories
Carnival Queen, 1945.
Wickford's Carnival Queen in 1945. We would like to add photographs of queens prior to 1945. Can you help?
George Warder, owner of Warders Bakers
Linda Elmy has commented “My father, George Warder, owned ‘Warders Bakers’ and the Bake House ...
Fremnells Manor and Hanningfield Reservoir(2)
Details of the ownership of Fremnells
Memories of Robert Green.
We have been informed that Robert Green died in the early part of May 2020. Robert was one of our...
Runwell Hall – the Lordship of the Manor of Runwell.
Augusta Kemble was, I believe, unmarried, and was the last member of the family to live there. She left my...
Stanley’s sermon hits the airwaves
Stanley Hodges came to Wickford in around 1959, I believe from Broxbourne, with his adorable wife, Edna. Replacing the then...
Wickford Youth Centre
I have really enjoyed reading about Wickford Youth Centre. I am currently writing some research on youth clubs and youth...
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