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St James the Less Church CHURCHYARD APPEAL April 2018
Many Hadleigh residents will be aware that the church has been working on a scheme ...
Updated Railway Booklet
The excellent article by H W Paar on the Salvation Army Railway has more than ...
Salvation Army Cottages: regenerated
In 2017, the Salvation Army Cottages were completely “regenerated” and the above gallery shows key ...
Shops in Rectory Road 1930's to Present Day
The continuing search for information and photos of 2-10 Rectory Road, Hadleigh
Refreshing the Community's memory of 1918
These snaps give an impression of the excellent display in Hadleigh Library. On 1st April ...
Endway CarPark Creation
Compulsory Purchases created Endway and Homestead Carparks.
Chapman & André Map of 1777 by Tim Fransen
Maybe not gold or silver, but pieces of local history
Maplin in Hadleigh
I see that Maplin has gone into administration today. They were founded in Rayleigh and ...
New mobile library routes to start in April 2018
ECC services provided through mobile libraries
The Kingsway Cinema
The Kingsway cinema opened in London Road on 27th April 1936, with 1,404 seats in ...
The Rising Crown? I Had a Dream
The Rising Crown? I Had a Dream The Hadleigh Regeneration Plan has been stymied by the ...
2 Brittania Cottages London Road.
After looking through many books and census records, success! The lower photo shows the location ...
VICTORY VILLA - DAWS HEATH
Whence came the name: Victory Villa?
Hadleigh Heritage Education and Schools
An exhibition in St James-the-Less on Saturday 17th June 2017 was followed on 15th July ...
Hadleigh Heritage - Wartime Hadleigh
On Saturday 15th May 2017, the Lottery funded Hadleigh Heritage group held an exhibition inside ...
Hadleigh Heritage - Battles, A Talk by Andrew Summers
On 20 May 2017, Andrew Summers gave a well received talk to visitors to St ...
The Hadleigh Heritage Information Pack
The project, the historical timeline and the journey.
Community Archive drop-ins for 2018
Add your memory to the community archive!
Thundersley and Daws Heath & Hadleigh Postcard Memories
Renowned local author Robert Hallmann’s essential history of Thundersley and Daws Heath; this ancient parish truly ...
2017 Hadleigh Christmas Lights
On Saturday 2nd December, hundreds of people from local families gathered near St James-the-Less to ...
A House on Rayleigh Road
The Manor of South Bemfleet And Jarvis Hall in the County of Essex The General Court Baron ...
Hadleigh Heritage: Victorian Hadleigh
Talk and Exhibition
Hadleigh Church Heritage
St James Church Heritage
Hadleigh's Open Studios Weekend
2nd & 3rd September 2017
A Country Lane
Rob there are 8 houses in the unmade part of Castle Road, I've lived here for 40 years and my...
The Strangman Family of Hadleigh in Essex
I would be most grateful for any additional information and access to documents. My grandfather, Herbert Arnold Strangman, JR., immigrated...
W. Thorington, Homestead Dairy, Thundersley
Walter Thorington was my grandfather. His wife's name was Caroline; they had 6 children Kate, Florence, Jessie, Horace, John and...
Edward III and Hadleigh Castle
It is great to see that young people have an interest in our local heritage. Superb videos.
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