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Hadleigh and Leigh during D Day
A few years ago, Julius Stafford-Baker 4th provided a lot of information regarding his time ...
Prehistoric Flints from Hadleigh at Library History Day
As a local community archaeology club, AGES AHA was delighted to see the collection shown ...
It's in between Southend and Canvey
A sound aspect of heritage: Essex Sound Archive.
Hadleigh Heritage Talk 15th June 2019
Two local court cases of a century ago, and still relevant.
June 2019 Local History Day
Free entry. Memories and reports on D-Day can be collected on the Archive!
Historic Policing in Thundersley and Hadleigh
Our famous speaker arrayed in his 1880 model uniform.
Hadleigh Hall - a request for help
My great grandmother, Elizabeth Kemp if I remember rightly, bought “Hadleigh Hall‘ at the end ...
Hadleigh after the 1987 Hurricane
On the night of 15th October 1987, Michael Fish, BBC weatherman, had quashed rumours that ...
The History of Sayers Farm
As one of the few remaining old buildings in Hadleigh, Sayers Farm House is of ...
The Population Growth of Thundersley Parish
Thanks to the national census results from 1841, much has been known for many years ...
The White Wizard
Thursday 21st February 2019 saw another full house at HOFS for the Hadleigh Gardening Association! The ...
Information Boards: Essex County Fire & Rescue
Showcasing the heritage of ECFRS, with history of HOFS
Jim Pedder's Goat
The goat on a bus
Essex Library Survey deadline: extended
Available until 21st February!
Hadleigh Community Group 2018 Spring Fete
In and around HOFS
A Fine Consultation: Transports of Delight!
Focus on local bus needs
2nd Thundersley Scout Troop 1969
New Lighting at St James-the-Less
The paths of light shine anew.
Hadleigh Shops 1939 to 1955
The Archive has been gathering information over the last year to be able to launch ...
Worried about your library closing?
Defending the heart of our communities.
Let me start by saying that unfortunately I am not aware of any clear answer. The ...
WW2 Pathfinder Force
These special aircrews improved navigational accuracy for the RAF ..
A Visit to All Saints Church, North Benfleet
A golden November morning, an autumnal leaf gently ..
Photos of Tennis Club and Ramblers of Thundersley
I have just come across some photographs of my great aunt Dorothy Dunger who must ...
Harold Hitchcock (23.5.1914 – 8.8.2009): Artist of Light
I have been an admirer of Harold and Leonard Hitchcock's paintings ever since I saw their work displayed on the...
Who built Solbys House?
My uncle, Walter Bashford, was the groundsman there and we were allowed to live in the house. I lived in...
Elaine`s Memories of Tarpots
I was in the same class as Alan Durkin; also knew his elder brother Ron, I think Robert Lazell lived...
Thundersley Glen Memories
I remember Thundersley Glen well. My family (Mum, Dad, brother John and myself) went over there regularly as we lived...
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