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The Population Growth of Thundersley Parish
Thanks to the national census results from 1841, much has been known for many years ...
The White Wizard
Rolling tones wove fact and pictures with informed speculation
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 2019!
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 ...
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 ...
The Local & Global Choppens
Beautifully produced in 64 pages with many pictures
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
Starting September of 1937.
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