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Photos of Tennis Club and Ramblers of Thundersley
I have just come across some photographs of my great aunt Dorothy Dunger who must ...
WW1 Hadleigh War Graves at the Armistice Centenary 2018
The War Graves Commission website lists the WW1 graves in the St James-the-Less churchyard on ...
A Local History Day at Hadleigh Library
This was so successful in February this year that a further FREE Local History day ...
For Val Jackson’s funeral of 12th June 2018 in St James the Less Church, Hadleigh, the ...
Beautifully produced in 64 pages with abundant monochrome pictures, this is the fifth book from ...
King John School 2018 Reunion
Ann Adams and Tony Wilkins are arranging a reunion for ex-pupils of King John School. Details ...
Was This The Original Jarvis Hall?
‘Barn of c.1600 on supposed site of hunting lodge of King John.’ It used to be ...
Who built Solbys House?
William Solby built Solby’s, the beautiful house within the John Burrows Recreational Grounds.
Origins of the Solbys
The first article was mostly about William Solby, who built Solby House in the 18th ...
War Time Memories of Thundersley by Richard (Dick) Hills
Starting September of 1937.
St Barnabas Bomb
Second World War: 1944 V1 flying bomb damage in Church Road, 80 homeless.
HOFS Open Studios and Community Weekend
During the Open Studios weekend, on Saturday 25th & Sunday 26th August, the Archive will open ...
Dazzling Dahlias at HOFS
Originally cultivated by the Aztecs in Mexico, the Dahlia is a member of the Asteraceae family. ...
Thanks go to Denise Davies for giving me this postcard of Thundersley Common…
Hart Road and Swans Green..
Thanks go to Denise Davies for giving me this photo of Hart Road and Swans ...
The Romans In Hadleigh - a Heritage Lottery Project
In June 2017, AGES Archaeological & Historical Association received a Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) Sharing ...
Charles Tookey 1885-1940 and Thundersley workmates
Charles William Tookey 1885-1940, my grandfather, was one of 15 children
Third and final column of 1902 report on Thundersley
The two previous columns are transcribed here (column 1 ) and here ( column 2 )
Part 2 of 1902 report on Thundersley in the Southend Standard
The second column of a 1902 Southend Standard article
A report on Thundersley in the Southend Standard 1902
A Tale of Thundersley Life; first column of 1902 Southend Standard article
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
Key stages in the project.
Shops in Rectory Road 1930s to Present Day
The continuing search for information and photos of 2-10 Rectory Road, Hadleigh
Chalk Family Timeline
My mother Doris Chalk (b.1916) and her younger sister Ida were the daughters of William James Chalk. He married Ada...
Hadleigh Youth Club in the late 1940s
Basil Scott, Judith Isles, Ann Krayling, Michael Eley, ? Collender, Geoffrey Seagrave, Margaret Edney.
The Kingsway Cinema
The Manager's name was Gus Keeling. I would arrive via the No 1 bus from Hart Road on Saturday aged...
The Kingsway Cinema
I remember the ABC minors on a Saturday morning with very fond memories. Roy Rogers, Hopalong Cassidy, Flash Gordon, the...
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