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Wanted: History of "The Swan"
Tony Ward came along to our memory desk in Wickford Library today. He came bearing ...
Digging up WW2 history
The Dornier crash at Runwell Hospital
Wedding of Joan Watts & Harry Richardson
A wartime wedding in North Benfleet, 1942
Shotgate Sea Scouts
Way Back When
The Way We Were
Marion Wilberforce - a resident of Nevendon Manor.
The Air Transport Auxiliary was formed at the beginning of WWII to transport new aircraft ...
It fell off the back of a lorry!
On Sunday the 18th May 2014 at 7.45pm I was on my way home, driving ...
Wickford's 'Home Front Garden' and restored 'Avenue of Remembrance'.
On the 29th May 2014, the newly-restored Avenue of Remembrance and the new Home Front ...
Wickford's Lady Chimney Sweep
Reading the Echo today about a woman who has started a business in Westcliff as ...
The owners of Hall-Mark Hatcheries was Frank H. Grove who lived with his wife Edith ...
Has anyone a photograph?
Memories of South Hanningfield.
Adding to Madge Viscardini's memories, part two.
Wickford Fundraisers for St.Luke's Hospice.
Wickford Steering Group
Wickford adverts, 1925
Interesting adverts from the 1925 Parish Church magazine
WW2 Wickford's Army Camp
In the many years I have been researching old Wickford, or our Bygone Years, I’ve ...
Charlie Simpson's children outside Wickford School.
One thing that hasn’t changed is the iron railings behind them, which are still in ...
WW2 Recovered V2 Rocket Venturi
This V2 Rocket venturi (engine) was recovered from Sugden Avenue, Wickford, in August 1984, when ...
Sidney Darby Brass plaque
A viewer of our site recently contacted us regarding the brass plaque they had acquired, ...
This photograph shows what is described as the “Lawn Estate” at Shotgate, and is possibly ...
Where were these pictures taken?
Can you confirm that the sites are in Wickford?
I have just read the item about my grandfather, P.C Drain, who lived at Number ...
Photographs of the chapel and greenhouses
Sidney C. Darby.
The Fire at Darby's of Wickford
When my dad, Les Cook, who used to work at KeilKraft died we found bags n bags of it in...
I have just got my balsa wood, battery powered, model 'Otter' tug boat out of the loft to get working...
Silva Lesley Bewers Carter, 1907-1996.
My grandmother was Hilda Carter, but I have no knowledge of her parents and where they fit into the Carter...
PEOPLE OF OLD WICKFORD
Hi Sandra I am Julie, Beryl (House) daughter. We met at Mum's, 2019, and Dad's, 2014, funerals. I love this...
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