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Teresa Gorman, MP.
Graham Gooch opening new kitchen furniture shop.
This photograph was taken in the new shop adjoining Chris’s 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 Key Markets store in 1981.
On the 24th March, 1981, Key Markets opened a new store in Wickford. A large number ...
Family photographs from 1930-1949 (Karen Ridgeon).
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 ...
Wick Farm originally dates back to the 17th century.
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
Ken Phillott (1)
A Wartime Commando
Ken Phillott (2)
A member of Wickford Horticultural Society.
Sir Bertram Hyde Jones
A Runwell Resident
Wickford Choral Group
Do you remember this Group?
Beauchamps School 'Midnight Walk'.
I was at Beauchamps School from 1963 to 1968, and, possibly in 1966/1967, a walk ...
Eric Lamb's Wickford Story.
Billericay Area Messenger Service
I was sorting through some old newspaper clippings that had been handed in to Basildon ...
Wickford Methodist Church, Southend Road.
The Methodist Church (hall), in Southend Road was demolished as part of the town redevelopment, ...
Waterworks Road, Wickford
I am researching my family history and have come to some cousins who lived at ...
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