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Finding Out About Local House Histories
We are occasionally asked about the history of Hadleigh or Thundersley houses
Hadleigh Great Wood
Excellent timber: remarkable C13th origins of the name Belfairs for part of Hadleigh Castle's Royal hunting park
White Family Connection to Thundersley Manor
Susan WHITE of Hutton and a branch of the WHITE’s of South Warnborough Hants was ...
History of the development of the ‘Top End’ of Scrub Lane – John Rice
Fascinating research by a local resident and AGES
Priority means nothing to the National Grid ESO*
Priority Services Register customers have no protection from national power cuts
Petition to preserve HOFS for the community
Want to add your voice to help HOFS?
Urgent response to a threat to Daws Heath
Our MP Rebecca Harris has enabled us all to become aware of plans to destroy ...
Thundersley School Photo archives
The sun shone brightly on this school trip
School Trip with Paisley Tram
The hats were yellow but the trams were Paisley
The Salvation Army Peckett Engine
J E Billups constructed the railway line at the Colony
The Power of Music
Firstly, create the soundtrack of your life; a powerful idea in a booklet of just 20 pages
HOFS Christmas Market 26th Nov 2022
Thriving Hub at HOFS; warmer than most Novembers
Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
Catherine Southon visited St James the Less to hear about Cunning Murrell
Autumn 2022, Chapel Lane
Walking down Chapel Lane, Monday 21st Nov 2022
13 Wards and 39 Councillors proposed for Castle Point
In your local Castle Point library are copies of the draft recommendations, in a 28 ...
How the Endway Community Association (ECA) grew
The ECA aims, ways and means evolved since the 2011 first steps. By 2013, it was ...
Open Studios at HOFS; 15th + 16th October 2022
Amazing Open Studios weekend; close to 300 people through the door!
Howard’s Dairies money satchels
My Father-in-Law was a Howard’s Dairy roundsman in the late 1950s early 60s
Three views of St Peter's Church, Thundersley
Two views from the west, one from the south
Thundersley Common Spitfire crash
On Friday 8th November 1940 at 12:40 pm, Battle of Britain veteran Spitfire MK1a, N3164 ...
Turn Back Time - useful contacts
Shopping at the heart of the community
The Endway Community Association (ECA)
In 2011, the residents in St James Ward of Hadleigh saw that the then current ...
The superb book made for Queen Elizabeth II's Coronation in 1953
Retiring (or not) to this area in the late 1800s
Hadleigh Common was covered with furze
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