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Hadleigh in Kelly's 1894
People living and working in Hadleigh in 1894 included: SHOPKEEPERS: J Ball, High St; ...
Pictures of Hadleigh
Postcards acquired in May 2022 show progressive views through Hadleigh; an elegant and glazed bus-stop at ...
Note the signage on the left of the photo for ‘Holmwood School’ – Girls & ...
After a storm at St Peter's, Thundersley
A young lady in Rayleigh received this postcard
Thundersley Church, an evocative postcard
Distinctive broach spire of St Peter’s, Thundersley
The Old Manse, Thundersley Congregational Church
Daisy writes to her uncle Bert in France
Nikolaus Pevsner: Thundersley: St Peter's
On a hill with wide views around
Towards the Causeway 1927
Joy riding in 1927
The Wells of Hadleigh and Thundersley
How water was obtained locally up to about 100 years ago
A frail basket
In 1900, Arthur Morrison's 310 page novel about Cunning Murrell from 1854
See the Day
Before the demolition before the dig
Hadleigh Corner once had a tiny shopping parade
Kelly's; an invaluable snapshot in time of how districts were viewed
Mount Pleasant: linked with Souvenir of Thundersley
A busy local Mount Pleasant
Musings on Inns and Smithies
It made sense, a lot of sense. Pubs and smithies as neighbours. Where today one stops to ...
Postcard from Hadleigh
During February Half-term, Saturday 14th – Sunday 20th February 2022, ACAVA HOFS in association with Castle ...
The Mystery of ‘Cunning’ Murrell's Chest?
A large chest or trunk was given to Southend’s Museum by the Murrell family. It’s ...
Hobson's Choice Cited
A recent article in the Echo reported that CastlePoint Council’s planning committee was between a ...
Some history of a trim little shop
Fascinating customers at a 2016 Hadleigh Library drop-in
Pictures of a recycled church hall
The original St Michael’s Church in Daws Heath was built in 1922
Main Line Models
Amazing model invention from Beech Road, Hadleigh, Essex
Jessie, the Deaf Recluse of Daws Heath (1892-1969)
Jessie Octavia Emson’s life, with picture
The 2022-2026 Draft Library Plan and Consultation
Consultation: ECC have issued a draft Library Service Plan
Memories of King's Cottage on Thundersley Common
King’s Cottage is part of local folklore
Pictures of Hadleigh
Lovely to see these old photos. I remember Ivy Bond's clothes shop but I remember it being on the opposite...
Jim Mayzes – A Life of Poverty in Early Victorian Hadleigh and Daws Heath
Hi there. I came across this article and was fascinated, Jonas & Mehetable are my 4 x great-grandparents. It was...
HUBERT DE BURGH (c.1175-1243) Builder of Hadleigh Castle
The article on Hubert de Burgh states: "The young Hubert de Burgh entered the service of Prince John in the...
History of Hadleigh School
I have just read your post, Gary (O'Brien). My mum worked as a cleaner at the school and she often...
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