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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 (a), 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.
Newly acquired photographs of church buildings in Wickford.
A bungalow in Ozonia Avenue.
Wickford C of E School in the early years of the 20th century.
I remember the school very well as my Grandparents, Daisy and Percy Pitt, lived in the house connected to the...
Award to Wickford Fireman, 1973.
I can remember Bob Wright. My dad Albert Percy Pitt was a barber in Wickford and there were times when...
Runwell Hospital in a time of war (1). Memories of wartime. (Updated and republished).
My mother worked at Runwell with Miss Macmullen during and after the war. She had come from Southern Ireland. My...
I went to school with Howard Goff. We used to sit on the beams in the hall whilst he played...
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