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Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead, Essex, England. Registered Charity No. 289304

Patron: Adrian Corder-Birch, D. L.,  President: Malcolm Root, FGRA

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1976 -2016


Sharing Our Heritage

The Artists of Great Bardfield - inside story

A talk by Janet Dyson, art and local historian, who has lived in Great Bardfield for over 40 years.

21st September 2017





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The Halstead & District Local History Society is open to all. If you’re interested in local history, why not come along to one of our meetings?

If you would like more information about or to join the Society:

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The Halstead and District Local History Society was formed on Thursday December 16th 1976 at a meeting held in the Scout Hut, New Street, Halstead.

The Society currently has a membership of over 100 and holds meetings on the third Thursday of each month in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex.

Each year we run a varied programme of local history related meetings spanning the dark ages to more recent times including the influence of the industrial revolution on the area.


Shopping in Halstead a Century Ago - A new book by Dave Osborne

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Halstead Grammar School - CAN YOU HELP?

Braintree District Museum


Join Adrian Corder-Birch for a Book Signing

    on Sunday, 3rd September 2017 between 1.30pm and 3.30pm at the Reading Room, High Street, Great Yeldham CO9 4ER