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Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead, Essex, England. Registered Charity No. 289304

Patron: Adrian Corder-Birch, D. L.

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The Maunsell Sea Forts of the Thames Estuary

An illustrated talk by Frank Turner

19th November 2015





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Magna Carta Embroideries come to Braintree Museum

10th to 29th Nov 2015

Help Save The Past For The Future


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

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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.


Saving A Century

Colchester Central Library

3rd Nov to 2nd Dec 2015

The Imperial War Museum American Air Museum Website Project