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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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Sharing Our Heritage

A

abattoir, Chapel Hill, Halstead........................................... 96

Abbott, May........................................................................... 58

Abrahams, ?........................................................................... 78

Abrams, Sarah.......................................................................... 4

Adam's Brewery, Halstead.......................... 50, 91, 110, 125

Adams, Col. Percy.......................................................... 19, 50

Adams, Edgar, Lt. Col.................................................... 19, 50

Adams, Francis...................................................................... 32

Adams, Miss Winnie........................................................... 124

Adams, T.F. & Sons.............................................................. 19

Adams, Thomas Francis...................................................... 19

Ager Group.............................................................................. 27

agricultural machinery dealers/repairers........................... 25

Air Raid Precautions (ARP) AmbulanceSection................ 6

aircraft manufacture............................................................... 5

Akers, Joyce......................................................................... 107

Alderford St., Sible Hedingham........................................ 114

Alderford watermill............................................................. 114

Allen, Edward William.......................................................... 59

Allen, William......................................................................... 86

Allingham, Ernest..................................................................... 9

Alliston, Martha..................................................................... 65

Alliston, Mary......................................................................... 65

Alston, H............................................................................... 125

Alston, Inez.......................................................................... 107

Ambrose, Edith...................................................................... 56

Amey, Fred............................................................................. 10

Amey, Pam............................................................................. 18

Amey, Walter......................................................................... 10

Amos, Alf................................................................................ 19

Amos, D................................................................................... 90

Amos, Len............................................................................... 54

Amos, Mollie........................................................................ 114

Andrews, Alec......................................................................... 26

Andrews, Arthur J (Jack)...................................................... 85

Andrews, Don......................................................................... 19

Andrews, Jacob.................................................................... 127

Andrews, Joan...................................................................... 121

Angel, Letitia ......................................................................... 38

Angier, Mr............................................................................... 87

Ardley, Redvers...................................................................... 87

Argent, E............................................................................... 128

Arnold, J................................................................................ 125

artist....................................................................................... 1, 7

Ashen................................................................................ 21, 30

Ashford Lodge, Halstead..................................................... 16

Aston, Frederick Cuthbert.................................................... 40

Atlas Iron Works, Earls Colne.................................... 81, 127

auctioneers, valuers and estate agents.......................... 8, 32


B

Back Lane, Castle Hedingham........................................... 69

Bailey, Derek 'Bill'.................................................................. 41

Bailey, Fred............................................................................. 58

Bailey, Joan.......................................................................... 107

baker and confectioner.................................................... 9, 10

Baker family (farmers)......................................................... 33

bakery...................................................................................... 11

Balls & Balls.................................................................... 8, 112

Balls, James.............................................................................. 8

Balls, Robert............................................................................. 8

bandstand, park, clock......................................................... 19

bank manager........................................................................ 11

Baptist Church, North St./Hedingham Rd.,...................... 21

Barclays Bank, 38, High St., Halstead.............................. 11

Barker, Edna............................................................................. 6

Barker, Mrs. Muriel............................................................... 75

Barker, Sidney........................................................................ 12

barrell organ............................................................................ 82

Barrell, John............................................................................ 14

Barrett, B................................................................................. 30

Barrett, Cyril......................................................................... 101

basket maker....................................................................... 111

Bate, Thomas Stapleford..................................................... 34

Bathing Place, Halstead, caretaker.................................... 17

Baxter, George....................................................................... 56

Beachy, Capt....................................................................... 125

Beakley Farm, Oak Rd., Halstead..................................... 46

Beard, Ted.............................................................................. 94

Bearman, Doll...................................................................... 121

Bearman, Lou........................................................................ 54

Bearman, Sylvie.................................................................. 107

Beckwith, Harry 'Hutchy'..................................................... 54

Beckwith, Herbert 'Steady Pin'............................................ 54

Beckwith, Sid.......................................................................... 54

beekeeper................................................................................ 12

Belchamp Rural District Council........................................ 45

Belchamp Walter................................................................ 103

Bell Hotel, Sible Hedingham............................................... 71

Bell, T.O................................................................................... 15

Benham, Sam.................................................................. 72, 99

Benham, T.............................................................................. 90

Benham, Winnie.................................................................... 99

Bennett Smith, Mrs.................................................................. 2

Bentall, E................................................................................. 50

Bentalls Farm, Sudbury Rd., Halstead.............................. 87

Beridge Rd., Halstead........................................................... 93

Bible wagon............................................................................ 56

bicycle maker......................................................................... 34

bill poster................................................................................. 17

Bingham, Edward.................................................................. 88

Birch, Wilfred Robert James................................................ 40

Bird, J.A................................................................................... 66

Bird, May.............................................................................. 121

Bishop, F.G............................................................................. 15

Bishop, Frederick George................................................... 114

blacksmith, Bulmer Tye....................................................... 14

blacksmith, Church St., Gestingthorpe.............................. 14

Blackwell, M........................................................................... 44

Blandford............................................................................. 128

Blomfield, A........................................................................... 15

Blomfield, Gloria...................................................................... 7

Blue Bridge House, Halstead.............................................. 70

Bluebridge Industrial Estate, Halstead............................ 114

Board of Guardians, Halstead............................................ 15

Bois Field Lane, Halstead.................................................... 17

Bois Hall estate...................................................................... 70

Bois Hall Farm, Halstead..................................................... 62

Bois Hall Gardens, Halstead............................................... 62

Bois Hall, Sible Hedingham................................................. 62

Bold Robin Hood, Head St., Halstead.............................. 11

boot & shoe maker / repairer........................................ 16, 17

Boots the chemist, Halstead................................................ 29

Boreham, Ann.......................................................................... 9

Boreham, Mr.......................................................................... 20

Borham................................................................................. 127

Bourne Farm, Oak Rd., Halstead....................................... 94

Bowers, Mr.............................................................................. 71

Bowls Club Pavilion............................................................ 120

Box Mill................................................................................... 51

Box Mill Lane, Halstead...................................................... 12

Boys Grammar School, Halstead.................................... 106

Brady, F.C............................................................................... 50

Bragg, Arthur.......................................................................... 84

Bragg, Bert.............................................................................. 49

Bragg, Charlie......................................................................... 37

Bragg, Ernie............................................................................ 37

Bragg, George......................................................................... 37

Bragg, George 'Rocky'........................................................ 110

Bragg, Hazel......................................................................... 107

Bragg, John............................................................................. 17

Bragg, Percy............................................................................ 84

Bragg, Vi............................................................................... 107

Braintree Rd., Gosfield......................................................... 21

Brazier, Gerald..................................................................... 120

Brazier, Isaac....................................................................... 120

Brazier, John........................................................................ 127

Brazier, Percy......................................................................... 54

brewer...................................................................................... 32

Brewer, Dorothy..................................................................... 80

Brewer, Frederick................................................................... 80

brewery.................................................................................... 18

Brewery Chapel, Halstead................................................... 91

brewery clock......................................................................... 19

Brewery House, 48 High St., Halstead........................ 22, 24

brick and tile works, Hedinghams...................................... 28

Brickhouse Farm................................................................... 77

bricklayers............................................................................... 20

brickmaker.............................................................................. 20

brickworks, Gestingthorpe................................................. 109

brickyard................................................................................. 28

Bridges, Trinity St., Halstead............................................. 128

Briggs, Frances..................................................................... 121

Bright, Mr.................................................................................. 6

Brightlingsea cinema............................................................. 27

British School, headmaster.................................................... 7

Britton, Edgar......................................................................... 87

Broakes wood........................................................................ 27

Broom cottage....................................................................... 21

broom maker..................................................................... 1, 21

broom shop............................................................................. 21

broom, birch........................................................................... 21

Brown, Alwyne....................................................................... 68

Brown, B................................................................................. 79

Brown, Fred............................................................................ 44

Brown, Gerald........................................................................ 68

Brown, Phyllis...................................................................... 121

Brown, Ted............................................................................. 54

Brownlow, George Washington........................................ 103

Brunning Kate..................................................................... 121

Buck, Arthur........................................................................... 66

Buck, John.............................................................................. 66

Buckingham, George, 1st Marquis................................... 103

Bugg, May.............................................................................. 58

builders.................................................................................... 21

Bulmer..................................................................... 28, 63, 111

Bulmer Brick and Tile Company....................................... 28

Bulmer Tye, blacksmith....................................................... 14

Bulmer, The Auberies......................................................... 122

Bulmer, The Street................................................................. 25

Bung Chapel, Halstead........................................................ 91

Bunyan, Eileen....................................................................... 69

Burst, Arthur........................................................................... 54

Burst, Teddy........................................................................... 58

Burtons Green........................................................................ 71

bus garage and office........................................................... 21

Bush, Hetty............................................................................... 6

butcher................................................................................ 9, 23

Butcher, A............................................................................. 128

Butcher, Edward (Ted)....................................................... 104

Butcher, Samson................................................................... 45

Butler, Right Hon. R.A., M.P.................................. 26, 32, 92

butter churning....................................................................... 35


C

Cable, Herbert........................................................................ 49

Cable, John............................................................................. 51

Callahan, George................................................................... 76

Cammel, George.................................................................. 106

Cann, Rev. B.C...................................................................... 15

Cansell, A................................................................................ 90

car builder............................................................................... 24

car hire..................................................................................... 24

car, steam powered............................................................... 24

Carder, Marjorie.................................................................. 121

caretaker, The Bathing Place, Halstead............................ 17

carpenters................................................................................ 25

Carter, Alfred.......................................................................... 58

Carter, 'Curly'.......................................................................... 94

Carter, Dorothy.................................................................... 121

Carter, Harry.......................................................................... 64

Carter, James.......................................................................... 14

Carter, Joyce........................................................................ 121

Carter, Mr................................................................................ 37

carters...................................................................................... 25

Castle Hedingham.......................................................... 9, 122

Castle Hedingham boys school.......................................... 88

Castle Hedingham cemetery............................................. 122

Castle Hedingham station................................................... 82

Castle Lane, Castle Hedingham....................................... 108

Catley, Alf............................................................................ 105

cattle market, Braintree.......................................................... 8

Causeway, Halstead.................................................. 105, 120

Caxton Printing Works, Trinity St., Halstead............. 58, 92

Chalkney Mill House, White Colne.................................... 63

Chapel Hill, 11, Halstead..................................................... 70

Chapel Hill, Halstead............................................................ 99

Chapel St car park, Halstead............................................ 105

Chapel St., Halstead............................................................. 73

Chaplin & Keeble.................................................................. 34

Chaplin, Albert....................................................................... 34

Chaplin, Marjorie......................................................... 36, 107

Chappel station...................................................................... 72

Charrington, Fred................................................................... 59

Charrington, Ted.................................................................... 59

Charrington, William............................................................. 59

chauffeur.......................................................................... 26, 29

chief of Halstead Fire Brigade............................................ 32

chimney sweep....................................................................... 26

choirmaster, Sible Hedingham............................................ 84

Choral Society, Halstead..................................................... 16

Church, Henry Walpole........................................................ 57

Church, Kath.......................................................................... 57

Church, Peter.......................................................................... 57

cinema..................................................................................... 27

cinema manager.................................................................... 27

cinema, mobile service......................................................... 27

Civil Defence............................................................................ 6

Clampin, Mary.................................................................... 121

Clark, E.G................................................................................ 50

Clark, George.......................................................................... 32

Clark, Harry............................................................................ 44

Clark, Mrs. Marjorie.............................................................. 36

Clark, Ruby.......................................................................... 107

Clarke, Arthur Raymond................................................... 112

Clarke, F.E.LTD................................................................... 114

Clarke, John ........................................................................... 69

Clarke, Mark........................................................................ 114

Clarke, Ray.......................................................................... 112

Clarke, Tom............................................................................ 22

Claverings, Greenstead Green............................................. 89

clay diggers............................................................................. 28

Claydon, Arthur..................................................................... 71

Claydon, Herbert................................................................. 110

Clerk to Halstead Urban District Council.......................... 32

Clift, Janice............................................................................. 21

clock and watch repairer...................................................... 29

clock, park bandstand, formerly brewery......................... 19

Clock, town, St. Andrews church, Halstead...................... 29

Clover, Owen................................................................... 10, 51

Clovers flour mill............................................................... 4, 51

Clover's Mill..................................................................... 10, 51

coach owner........................................................................... 30

coachman............................................................................... 29

coalmen................................................................................... 30

Cocksedge, Fred..................................................................... 32

Cocksedge, Henry............................................................... 124

Cocksedge, Walter................................................................. 91

Cocksedge, William Henry Alexander (Alex)................ 124

Cocksedges............................................................................... 4

Coe, Alfred.............................................................................. 94

Coe, Charlie............................................................................ 57

Coe, George.......................................................................... 6, 9

Coe, John, Parsonage St., Halstead............................ 62,127

Coe, Sid................................................................................... 94

Coe, Walter 'Slosh'................................................................. 37

Coggeshall............................................................................... 40

Coggeshall cinema................................................................ 27

Coggeshall Way, Halstead................................................ 100

Colchester Ice Company..................................................... 66

Colchester Rd., Halstead......................... 7, 15, 75, 113, 120

Colne Engaine................................................................. 63, 77

Colne House, Earls Colne.................................................... 21

Colne Priory............................................................................ 81

Colne Rd., Halstead............................................................ 100

Colne Valley & Halstead Railway..................................... 72

Colne Valley Cinema............................................................ 27

Commerce House, Halstead............................................... 40

Congregational Church Choir, Halstead........................... 16

Conservative Club, Halstead............................................ 106

Conway, Charlie.................................................................... 54

Cook...................................................................................... 127

Cook, Bob............................................................................... 96

Cook, Eric............................................................................... 18

Cook, F.................................................................................... 90

Cook, Fred.............................................................................. 54

Cook, G.E. & Sons Ltd................................... 13, 18, 19, 118

Cook, George.......................................................................... 19

Cook, George Ernest............................................................. 18

Cook, Henry........................................................................... 47

Cook, Jack.............................................................................. 19

Cook, Lily............................................................................. 121

Cook, Mr................................................................................. 56

Cook, Mr. M.A....................................................................... 33

Cook, Peter............................................................................. 19

Cook, Ralph........................................................................... 19

Cook, Ron............................................................................... 18

Cook, Vic.............................................................................. 118

Co-op Grocery, Trinity St., Halstead.................................. 76

Co-op Hall, Trinity St., Halstead........................................ 94

Co-op, greengrocery.............................................................. 24

Co-op, Halstead..................................................................... 23

Cooper, baby.......................................................................... 38

Cooper, Harry........................................................................ 33

Cooper, Peggy........................................................................... 6

Cooper, Polly.......................................................................... 33

Cooper, Pres............................................................................ 33

Coote, Arthur.......................................................................... 54

Coppin, F................................................................................. 90

Coppin, John.......................................................................... 97

Corder...................................................................................... 28

Corder, James......................................................................... 83

Corder-Birch, Adrian............................................................... 3

Cornell, Evelyn....................................................................... 65

Corning (CIBA Corning Diagnostics Ltd) ........................... 7

Cornish.................................................................................... 28

Cottis, Lilley............................................................................ 58

council foreman.............................................................. 31, 32

Council school, Halstead, headmaster................................ 7

Council yard........................................................................... 19

councillors............................................................................... 32

Countess Cross.................................................................... 108

Court, Halstead, Magistrates............................................... 20

Courtauld, George........................................................... 95, 97

Courtauld, George III........................................................... 43

Courtauld, Katherine Mina................................................. 43

Courtauld, Samuel................................................................... 4

Courtaulds................................................................. 36, 66, 68

Courtaulds factory chimney............................................... 53

Courtaulds fire brigade......................................................... 44

Courtaulds Office staff...................................................... 107

Courtaulds silk mill.................................................................. 4

Courtaulds weaving mill, Halstead.................................. 107

Courtaulds, Bocking............................................................. 89

Courtaulds, Foundry Lane, Earls Colne............................ 42

Cowell, Robert........................................................................ 51

Cowling, Dick......................................................................... 73

Cracknell, Ivy......................................................................... 98

Cracknell, Peter.................................................................... 101

Cressell, G................................................................................ 44

Cross St., Sudbury............................................................... 117

Cross, Albert....................................................................... 3, 87

Cross, Rene............................................................................... 3

Crossfield, Percy.................................................................... 71

Cudmore, Joyce................................................................... 121

Cunningham - Brown, Robert............................................. 97

Curling, Rev. T.H................................................................... 15

Curtis, George....................................................................... 107

Curtis, John........................................................................... 107

Cut Hedge, Gosfield..................................................... 43, 110

Cutting, Jack........................................................................... 94

cycle makers........................................................................... 33

cycle shop owner................................................................... 34


D

dairymaid................................................................................ 35

Dalgety Agriculture Ltd........................................................ 31

Darling, Molly........................................................................... 6

Davey, Basil........................................................................... 58

Daw, Bert................................................................................ 54

Daw, Peter............................................................................... 72

Dawson, Seba......................................................................... 24

Dawsons Garage.................................................................... 24

de Vere Mill, Castle Hedingham....................................... 115

dealers...................................................................................... 37

Deans Hall, Little Maplestead.......................................... 100

Dearsley, Daphne..................................................................... 7

Delf, L...................................................................................... 15

Denny, Arthur......................................................................... 74

dental surgeon........................................................................ 37

Dick, Margaret..................................................................... 122

Diss, ?....................................................................................... 54

Diss, Gordon........................................................................... 19

Diss, Jim................................................................................... 54

district nurse............................................................................ 38

Ditton, Bill............................................................................. 125

Dixey, E................................................................................... 90

doctor................................................................................ 32, 39

Doctors Surgery, Halstead............................................. 39, 90

Does Corner, Halstead.......................................................... 85

Dog Inn, Hedingham Rd., Halstead................................ 110

doodle bug.............................................................................. 41

Dooley Rd., Halstead............................................................ 99

Doubleday............................................................................ 128

Doubleday, E.......................................................................... 15

Doubleday, Edward.............................................................. 40

Doubleday, Joseph................................................................ 40

Doubleday, Thomas Puplett................................................ 40

Doubledays, drapers and grocers........................................ 40

Dowman, Frank..................................................................... 58

Downs, Mary............................................................................ 3

Downs, Stanley...................................................................... 85

Dowsett, Alan....................................................................... 101

draper....................................................................................... 40

Drury, Charlie......................................................................... 69

Drury, Henry........................................................................... 21

Drury, James........................................................................... 21

Drury, Jim............................................................................. 125

Durrant.................................................................................. 128


E

Earey, Alan............................................................................. 94

Earls Colne....................................................................... 77, 79

Earls Colne station yard....................................................... 72

Earls Colne Village Hall, York Rd.,.................................... 81

Earls Colne, Foundry Lane................................................ 123

East Mill, Halstead................................................................ 61

Eastern National Omnibus Co. Ltd.................................... 21

Edwards, Andrew................................................................... 94

Edwards, Connie................................................................. 107

Edwards, Jeff............................................................................ 7

Edwards, Roger...................................................................... 94

Eldred, Mrs.............................................................................. 14

Electric Kinema, Halstead................................................... 27

Elephant Cottage, Burtons Green....................................... 71

elephants, full size walking models, Ford engine........... 116

Elliot, Jane................................................................................. 5

Ellis, Evelyn.......................................................................... 107

Ellis, Lillian........................................................................... 121

Elms Hall Lane, Colne Engaine.......................................... 52

Empire cinema, Halstead............................................ 27, 110

Emson, Jack........................................................................... 97

English, George....................................................................... 28

Epping...................................................................................... 40

Essex & Suffolk News............................................................. 9

Essex County Standard........................................................ 58

estate agent............................................................................... 8

Evans Electro selenium Ltd................................................... 7

Evans, Arthur E........................................................................ 7

Evans, Arthur, M.B.E............................................................ 21

Evans, Christine..................................................................... 21

Evans, Cyril.......................................................................... 107

Evans, Ernest.......................................................................... 62

Evans, Mr............................................................................. 100

Evans, 'Skona'........................................................................ 10

Everett, Lou............................................................................ 54

Everitt.................................................................................... 128

Everitt, Edward...................................................................... 56

Everitt, Ernie 'Bullace'......................................................... 100

Eves, A..................................................................................... 90


F

factory engineer / maintenance ......................................... 42

Factory Lane West, Halstead..................................... 75, 124

Falcon House, Castle Hedingham........................................ 8

Falcon Square, Castle Hedingham................................ 2, 69

Fancy Bazaar...................................................................... 111

farm labourer......................................................................... 33

Farm stock & furniture sales, Halstead............................... 8

farmer........................................................................................ 8

Farnham & Penraven........................................................... 37

Farr, Violet............................................................................ 121

Fasson, Rev. C.H.M.............................................................. 92

Felton, Chris............................................................................ 78

Fenn Farm, Colne Rd., Halstead...................................... 100

Fenn Rd., Halstead................................................................ 77

Fenner, Edgar......................................................................... 51

Fenner, James......................................................................... 19

Finch, Arthur........................................................................ 109

Finch, Edward...................................................................... 109

Finch, George....................................................................... 109

Finch, James......................................................................... 109

Finch, Marge........................................................................ 114

Finch, 'Potty'......................................................................... 109

Finch, Thomas..................................................................... 109

Finchingfield Park Wood................................................... 105

Finsbury House, Kings Rd., Halstead................................ 31

fire beaters.............................................................................. 21

Fisher, Tommy..................................................................... 113

Five Bells, Colne Engaine..................................................... 71

Fleece Yard, Halstead........................................................... 74

Fleming, Brian.......................................................................... 3

Fletcher, Fred, butcher.......................................................... 23

Fletcher, Tom......................................................................... 30

florist........................................................................................ 96

Flowerday, Alfred.................................................................. 58

footman.................................................................................. 29

Ford, Horace........................................................................... 13

Forestry Commission............................................................ 21

Foster, Daisy........................................................................... 56

Foundry Lane, Earls Colne.................................................. 42

foundry worker...................................................................... 32

Francis, Bertie 'Pills'............................................................... 54

Francis, Percy......................................................................... 54

Francis, Tom........................................................................... 54

Free Press................................................................................... 9

Fremlins Brewery................................................................... 71

Friends Meeting House, Earls Colne.................................. 81

Frost, Alan............................................................................... 78

Frost, John William........................................................... FCvr

furniture removal................................................................... 91


G

gamekeeper...................................................................... 12, 27

Gardeners Arms, Halstead................................................... 57

Gardiner, A..H........................................................................ 15

Gardiner, Jack 'Gunner'......................................................... 71

Garwood, George................................................................... 49

Gatward, Hilda......................................................................... 5

Gaw, Eddie, U.S.A.A.F.......................................................... 41

Gaymer, George..................................................................... 54

Gentry...................................................................................... 28

Gentry, Mark.......................................................................... 20

George E. Gray Ltd................................................................ 28

George Hotel, Halstead............................................... 74, 106

George Villa, 10, Fleece Yard, Halstead............................ 74

Gestingthorpe, Church St.,................................................... 14

Gestingthorpe, Seven Sisters Ctge, Moat St.,.................. 109

Gibbs, Archie (Cuckoo)........................................................ 93

Gibbs, Edward...................................................................... 127

Gilbert family....................................................................... 105

Gilbert, Harry.......................................................................... 97

Gittus, Mr................................................................................ 78

Gladstone, Mary.................................................................... 43

Gladwell, ?............................................................................... 54

Gladwell, Frans....................................................................... 87

Goldingham Hall, Bulmer.................................................... 97

Goodchild, T.W...................................................................... 15

Goodey, ?................................................................................ 78

Goodey, M............................................................................ 125

Goodey, Minnie..................................................................... 58

Goodram............................................................................... 127

Goodwin, Ben......................................................................... 71

goose breeder.......................................................................... 55

Gordon, George...................................................................... 54

Gosfield................................................................................... 21

Gosfield airfield...................................................................... 83

Gosfield Hall.............................................. 29, 35, 56, 65, 103

Gosfield Hall Estate, head gamekeeper............................ 12

Gosfield Hall estate, Plum Pieces........................................ 83

Gosfield School...................................................................... 43

Graham, Edward................................................................... 24

Graham, George..................................................................... 54

Graham, John......................................................................... 24

Graham, John Thomas......................................................... 67

grain silo.................................................................................. 31

Grand Prix of Essex (Cycle)................................................. 33

Great Henny, Applecroft................................................... 106

Great Wratting, near Haverhill............................................ 33

Great Yeldham.................................................................... 102

Greatorex, Jane........................................................................ 3

Green Farm, Colne Engaine................................................. 64

Green Way, Colne Engaine.................................................. 64

greengrocer................................................................................ 9

Greenstead Green V.A.D. Hospital..................................... 81

Greenwood School, Halstead.............................................. 15

Griffin, Parsonage St., Halstead.......................................... 99

grocer....................................................................................... 40

groom....................................................................................... 26

Grunwell, Phyllis....................................................................... 6

Guildhall, Halstead................................................................ 70

gunsmith.................................................................................. 17

Gurney, Grace........................................................................ 56

Gurteen, Jimmy........................................................................ 6


H

Hale, Tom............................................................................... 86

Hales, Dora........................................................................... 121

Hall, Charlie............................................................................ 75

Hall, Hettie........................................................................... 121

Halls, Charlie.......................................................................... 54

Halstead & Colne Valley Railway.................... 4, 31, 33, 40

Halstead Co-operative Society........................................... 94

Halstead Gazette.................................................. 9, 58, 92,37

Halstead Produce Ltd......................................................... 114

Halstead Railway Station.................................................... 66

Halstead Retirement Industries...................................... FCvr

Halstead Rural District Council.......................................... 45

Halstead station yard........................................................... 72

Halstead Town Band............................................................ 59

Halstead Urban District Council.............................. 8, 31, 32

Halstead Volunteer Fire Brigade.................................. 31, 50

Halstead Working Men's Club, Rosemary Lane........... 125

Hampton, Rowland.............................................................. 52

Hampton, Tom...................................................................... 52

Handscombe, Sid................................................................ 119

Happs, Frank....................................................................... 125

Hardy Menswear................................................................... 40

Hardy, Eric.............................................................................. 19

Hardy, G............................................................................... 125

Hardy, Jim.............................................................................. 89

Harley, Edward, Lord........................................................... 70

Harness maker....................................................................... 60

Harrington, A.......................................................................... 90

Harrington, Belle...................................................................... 9

Harrington, Bob..................................................................... 58

Harrington, Fred..................................................................... 52

Harrington, Gertrude............................................................... 9

Harrington, 'Jakey'................................................................. 80

Harrington, Kathleen.............................................................. 9

Harrington, Lottie.................................................................... 9

Harrington, Rose.................................................................... 71

Harrington, Walter................................................................... 9

Harris, Joyce......................................................................... 121

Harrison Works, Kings Rd., Halstead....................... 49, 116

Harrison, Doctor.................................................................. 127

Hart, Alfred............................................................................. 51

Hart, F...................................................................................... 90

Harvey St., Halstead.......................................................... 120

Harvey, David..................................................................... 119

Harvey, Edmund................................................................... 20

Harvey, John................................................................. 60, 119

Harvey, Thomas................................................................. 119

Hatfield, Rodney..................................................................... 8

Haverhill.................................................................................. 37

Haverhill station.................................................................... 72

Haycock, Geoff..................................................................... 97

Hazelwood, Bill................................................................... 125

Head St., Halstead...................................... 11, 16, 23, 33, 40

Head St., Halstead......................................... 53, 85, 112,120

Head Street Dairy, Halstead................................................ 11

headmaster........................................................................... 113

Heard, Lily............................................................................ 121

Hearn, Marjorie..................................................................... 35

hearse, Austin......................................................................... 24

Heavingham, Fred................................................................. 54

Heavingham, George 'Doubler'........................................... 54

Heavingham, Herb................................................................ 54

Heavingham, Rosemary.................................................... 114

Hedingham Rd., Halstead.......................................... 80, 119

Hedingham School................................................................ 21

Hedingham station................................................................ 72

Hewitt, William...................................................................... 27

Heyworth, Mrs T.M............................................................... 81

Higgleton, Doris................................................................... 121

Higgleton, Ruby................................................................... 121

High St., Earls Colne............................................................. 82

High St., Halstead........................... 16, 17, 21,23, 34, 58, 66

High St., Halstead..................................... 76, 77, 80, 96, 111

Highbury Terrace, Halstead.............................................. 104

Highfield brickyard............................................................... 20

Highwoods Farm, Russells Rd., Halstead......................... 33

Hills, H.F.................................................................................. 15

Hodgkinson, A.E.................................................................... 94

Hodson, Miss.......................................................................... 56

Hole Farm, Bulmer................................................................ 28

Homes of Rest, Hedingham Road....................................... 4

Honeywood, W.................................................................... 125

Hornor, Miss........................................................................... 15

House of Correction.............................................................. 51

Howard, Cornelius................................................................... 9

Howlett, Jack.......................................................................... 54

Hughes, Harry G.................................................................... 32

Hullett, Lesley...................................................................... 114

Humm, William..................................................................... 25

Humphries Weaving Co..................................................... 115

Humphries, Jim...................................................................... 54

Humphries, Richard, M.B.E.............................................. 115

Hunt, Aubrey.......................................................................... 94

Hunt, Bertie............................................................................... 6

Hunt, Ethel.............................................................................. 56

Hunt, F..................................................................................... 15

Hunt, Pimmy.......................................................................... 54

Hunt, R. & Co. Ltd....................................... FCvr., 79, 81, 83

Hunt, Reuben................................................................ 79, 127

Hunt, Robert........................................................................... 79

Hunt, William, Trust.............................................................. 81

Hunts Foundry, Earls Colne................................... 4, 34, 121

Hunwicks, W.A...................................................................... 49

Hurry, Len............................................................................... 29

Hutchin, Thomas................................................................... 56


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Ikey Bill................................................................................... 37

insurance agent...................................................................... 32

International Stores, Halstead............................................ 58

Ives, Jack.......................................................................... 44, 75


J

Jackson, J.R............................................................................ 15

Jackson, Len........................................................................... 87

Jacquard cards....................................................................... 68

jacquard material.................................................................. 36

Jaggard, Henry......................................................................... 9

Jarman, Eddie...................................................................... 107

Jarman, Harry........................................................................ 72

Jarman, Ted..................................................................... 12, 56

Jeggo, Golden......................................................................... 21

Jennings................................................................................... 30

Jennings, B.K.......................................................................... 21

Jessup, James......................................................................... 40

Johnson, Robert..................................................................... 91

Johnson, Vera...................................................................... 121

Johnstone, Lydia................................................................... 18

Joshua Nunn Lodge............................................................ 106

Joyce, Jack, butcher.............................................................. 23

Joyce, Olice............................................................................... 6

Juniper, Charles...................................................................... 87


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Kaufman, ............................................................................ 114

Keeble, Cecil........................................................................... 34

Kelk, William............................................................................ 8

Kemp, Alice.......................................................................... 121

Kemp, Maurice...................................................................... 30

Kemp, 'Waywa'...................................................................... 54

Kendall, George........................................................................ 9

Kendall, John......................................................................... 74

Kendall, Richard.................................................................... 74

Kendall, Walter........................................................................ 9

Kendall, William...................................................................... 9

Keneally, Tom....................................................................... 27

Kensall, S.............................................................................. 125

Kibble, Charlie....................................................................... 75

Kidd, A.................................................................................... 50

Kidder, Sgt. Kenny, U.S.A.A.F............................................ 41

King, Debra.......................................................................... 114

King, Mary........................................................................... 121

King, S................................................................................... 125

Kings Farm, Pebmarsh......................................................... 61

Kings Rd., Halstead..................................................... 30, 112

Kirby Hall, Castle Hedingham......................................... 102

Kirkwood, J............................................................................. 15

Kitchen, Rene...................................................................... 121

Knight,................................................................................... 128

Knight, E................................................................................. 50

Knight, E.H............................................................................. 15

Knight, Harry......................................................................... 87

Knights Estate, Colne Engaine............................................ 97

Knight's Farm, Colne Engaine............................... 43, 44, 48

Knock, Mr............................................................................... 91

Knowles, Billy........................................................................ 32


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Lamb Inn, Sible Hedingham............................................... 74

Lamb Lane, Sible Hedingham............................................ 74

Lampon, Canon.................................................................... 15

landowner............................................................................... 32

Langley Mill............................................................................ 51

Langthorne Brickyard.......................................................... 20

Last, Elizabeth....................................................................... 98

Last, George............................................................................ 98

Last, Ivy.................................................................................. 98

Lawrence, Albert (Albie)......................................... 10, 46, 59

Lawrence, G......................................................................... 125

Lawrence, Lily........................................................................ 46

Layzell, H............................................................................. 125

Layzell, Tom.......................................................................... 97

Leatherdale, Tom.................................................................. 41

Lee, George 'Put'..................................................................... 54

Lee, Harry............................................................................... 54

Lee, W...................................................................................... 50

Letches Cycle Works, Halstead.......................................... 33

Letches Farm.......................................................................... 33

Lewis, Fred............................................................................ 101

Lewsey's Farm, Toppesfield................................................ 86

Lidford, George...................................................................... 75

Lindsell, J.J............................................................................ 103

Lindsell, Thomas................................................................... 59

Ling, Charles.................................................................. 69, 122

Ling, Mr................................................................................... 10

Ling, Vic................................................................................ 122

Lion, High St., Earls Colne................................................. 123

Lloyds Bank, Halstead................................................ 74, 106

Lock, Bert............................................................................... 32

Lock, George H...................................................................... 96

London.................................................................................... 41

London George...................................................................... 76

Long, Ronald.......................................................................... 32

Long, S.R................................................................................. 15

loom attender......................................................................... 32

Lowe family........................................................................... 29

Lowe, Mr. & Mrs.................................................................... 65

Lowe, Mrs. Louisa Ruth....................................................... 35

Lucking Street, Great Maplestead........................................ 6


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Maidstone, Kent.................................................................... 41

Maidwell............................................................................... 127

Maidwell, T.H...................................................................... 128

Malyon, Bernard 'Bunny'..................................................... 41

Manfield, Halstead............................................................. 113

Mann, A.J................................................................................ 15

Mann, Arthur....................................................................... 123

Mann, Eric............................................................................ 123

Mann, Frank........................................................................ 123

Mann, Harry........................................................................ 123

Mann, T. & A.J.................................................................... 112

Mann, Thomas.................................................................... 123

Mansfield, Bill...................................................................... 125

Mansfield, Ethel..................................................................... 97

Maple Close, Halstead....................................................... 100

Maplestead Woodworks............................................. 90, 100

Marker, Ellen.......................................................................... 56

Market Hill, Halstead............................................ 40, 70, 110

Marlar, E................................................................................. 50

Marlar, John......................................................................... 128

Marsh, Frank........................................................................ 109

Marsh, John............................................................................ 96

Martin, Billy............................................................................ 30

Martin, Edith........................................................................ 121

Martin, Herbert...................................................................... 30

Martin, Peter........................................................................... 97

Martins, newsagents, Halstead........................................... 70

Mason, June........................................................................... 18

Mathews, Morton........................................................... 7, 105

May, B.F................................................................................. 15

May, Basil............................................................................... 89

McDowell, Joan..................................................................... 80

McDowell, Roy...................................................................... 80

McGhee, Billy......................................................................... 94

Mealand, Dennis.................................................................... 78

Mears, Robert...................................................................... 115

Medical Officer of Health.................................................... 32

Medical officer, 3rd. district, Halstead Union.................. 39

Member of Parliament......................................................... 32

Merrifield, David...................................................................... 7

Merryweather, Mary............................................................... 4

Metson, A................................................................................ 15

midwife.................................................................................... 38

Millar, Bert............................................................................ 125

miller.................................................................................... FCvr

Miller, ?.................................................................................... 78

Miller, Alfred............................................................................. 9

Miller, J.................................................................................... 90

Miller, June................................................................................ 7

Miller, Kate............................................................................. 98

Millers Wharf, Halstead..................................................... 107

Mills, Bob................................................................................ 54

Mills, Ethel.............................................................................. 65

Mills, Miss............................................................................... 56

Minter, Lawrence................................................................... 28

Minter, Peter........................................................................... 28

Minter, R.E.............................................................................. 32

Moal, J................................................................................... 125

Moat Farm, Gestingthorpe................................................... 45

Moger, Stanley, O.B.E...................................................... 8, 32

Moore, Florence..................................................................... 56

moral missionary..................................................................... 4

Morgan, Arthur C..................................................................... 3

Morley Rd., Halstead............................................................ 78

Morley, 'Carcase'................................................................... 70

Morley, John........................................................................... 70

Mortimer, Robert................................................................... 58

Mortimer, Tom....................................................................... 49

Mount Pleasant, Halstead......................... 10, 37, 59, 94, 98

Mourne, Tom....................................................................... 125

Moy, Thomas Ltd................................................................. 30

Mullie, Alfred.......................................................................... 69

Munford................................................................................ 128


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Napier Arms public house.................................................... 53

Nash, butcher......................................................................... 23

Nash, Cyril.............................................................................. 32

Nash, George.......................................................................... 17

Nash, Mrs................................................................................ 32

National Omnibus Co........................................................... 29

National School, Back Lane, Castle Hedingham............ 88

Netherhouse Rd., Wickham St. Paul................................ 117

New Rd., Wickham St. Paul.............................................. 117

New Street, Halstead............................................................. 10

Newhouse Cottages, Gestingthorpe.................................... 45

Newman & Clark.......................................................... 31, 107

Newman, H.P., Halstead, Ltd.............................................. 31

Newton, Elymas..................................................................... 26

Newton, G.W.......................................................................... 15

Nice, Arthur...................................................................... 19, 29

Nice, Frank........................................................................... 126

Nice, Richard................................................................. 14, 126

Nicholson, W.A...................................................................... 32

Nightingales Farm.................................................................. 77

Noble, Fred........................................................................... 125

Nokes Foundry, Halstead.................................................. 124

Norfolk, S................................................................................ 90

Norman, Ted.......................................................................... 54

North Mills, Halstead................................................ FCvr., 78

Norton, James (builder)........................................................... 7

Norton, Jimmy....................................................................... 50

Nott, Alan.................................................................................. 8

Nott, Frank.............................................................................. 45

Nott, J..W................................................................................. 15

Nunnery Farm, Castle Hedingham....................................... 8

Nursery, Braintree Rd., Gosfield......................................... 21


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Oak Grove, Gosfield.............................................................. 83

Oak Yard................................................................................. 24

Old Bakery, Swan St., Sible Hedingham............................. 9

Old Paper Mill, Chapel St., Halstead.................................. 49

organist, Sible Hedingham................................................... 84

Osborne, Arthur 'Fibbun'....................................................... 54

Osborne, Dave.......................................................................... 3

Osborne, George 'Hettie........................................................ 54

Osborne, Olive...................................................................... 121

osiers........................................................................................ 82

Ostler, Dora........................................................................... 107

Ostler, Joyce......................................................................... 107

Oxborrow - Smith, Mary.................................................... 122

Oxford, 2nd Earl of............................................................... 70


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Pafflin, J.................................................................................. 90

painter and decorator........................................................... 32

Pallett, Dr. Thomas, M.D...................................................... 81

Palmer, Charles...................................................................... 55

Parish Councillor, Earls Colne......................................... FCvr

park bandstand clock........................................................... 19

Parker and French................................................................. 28

Parker, Arthur......................................................................... 51

Parker, E.B.............................................................................. 15

Parker, Ted.............................................................................. 32

Parker, Ted.............................................................................. 94

Parley Beams,........................................................................ 97

Parmenter, Arthur.................................................................. 54

Parsonage St., Halstead.................................... 27, 57, 60, 70

Parsonage St., level crossing, Halstead.............................. 99

Pattiswick woods................................................................... 21

Pavely, C................................................................................. 90

Payne, Robert........................................................................... 9

Paynter's Pond, Head St., Halstead.................................... 44

Pebmarsh.............................................................................. 108

Pebmarsh, Mill Lane, smithy............................................... 49

penny farthing (bicycle) maker........................................... 34

Penraven, Mr. A.F., L.S.D..................................................... 37

Percival, Margaret................................................................. 87

Percival, Norah.................................................................... 121

Percival, Primrose................................................................ 121

Percy, Mr............................................................................... 100

Perry, Gladys........................................................................ 121

Perryman, A............................................................................ 50

Peters, Barry Keith................................................................ 40

Petersfield Lane, Gosfield.................................................... 21

petrol pump............................................................................ 24

Pettit, Ernest............................................................................ 30

Pettit, Sarah............................................................................ 51

Pettitt, Bernard......................................................................... 9

Philp, Cyril............................................................................ 102

Philp, Jim............................................................................... 102

Philp, S.J.S............................................................................... 15

Philp, West............................................................................ 102

piano tuners............................................................................ 84

Pickwick House, Sudbury Road, Halstead......................... 7

Plaistow, Fred......................................................................... 32

Plaza cinema, Sible Hedingham......................................... 27

Plumb, Arthur......................................................................... 54

Plymouth Brethren.............................................................. 112

Pole, Doris.................................................................................. 6

Pole, Joyce................................................................................. 6

Police station, Trinity Street.......................................... 20, 51

Poole Farm, Poole St., Great Yeldham.............................. 52

Porkess, J.W............................................................................ 15

Porter..................................................................................... 127

Porter, Arthur........................................................................ 111

Porter, Audrey........................................................................ 21

Porter, Martha...................................................................... 111

Portway, Charles & Son................ 4, 24,49, 53, 54, 67, 128

Portway, H.............................................................................. 50

post office worker.................................................................. 32

Post office, Halstead............................................................. 29

postman.................................................................................. 87

potato pickers......................................................................... 33

potter........................................................................................ 88

Potter St., Sible Hedingham................................................. 74

Potter Street, Harlow............................................................... 7

Potter, Charles...................................................................... 108

Potter, Frederick................................................................... 108

Potter, 'Hapenny'................................................................... 54

Potter, John........................................................................... 108

Potter, Martin....................................................................... 108

Potter, Sam........................................................................... 108

Potter, Ted............................................................................... 54

Pottery Meadow, Castle Hedingham................................. 88

Potts, John............................................................................... 22

poultry market, Braintree....................................................... 8

Pound Green, Earls Colne.................................................... 39

Powell, Margy...................................................................... 114

Prentice.................................................................................. 128

printer....................................................................................... 32

Prior, Albert............................................................................. 58

Prior, Charles........................................................................ 128

Prior, Miss................................................................................ 58

prison watchman................................................................... 17

Prison, Bridge St., Halstead.................................................. 17

prison, thatched roof............................................................. 51

propeller maintenance shop................................................ 41

pug mill.................................................................................... 28

Purkiss, Alf.............................................................................. 14

Purls Hill.................................................................................. 20

Pye, Sam................................................................................. 32

Pye, Stephen........................................................................... 51

Pyman, Claude Ross............................................................. 30

Pyman, Rod............................................................................ 30


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Queen St., Castle Hedingham............................................. 88

Queen Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887................................ 29

Quick, Bessie........................................................................ 121


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Radford, Cyril.................................................................. 44, 75

Railway Bell public house.................................................... 27

railway ganger........................................................................ 33

railway lengthman ................................................................ 33

railway plate layer................................................................. 33

railway porter......................................................................... 90

Railway Station, Halstead............................................ 80, 90

Randall, Ivy.............................................................................. 3

Randall, Stanley............................. FCvr, 2, 3, 26, 27, 58, 92

Ranson, J.S............................................................................. 32

Rash, Bobby........................................................................ 100

Rawlinson family................................................................ 114

Ray, Tommy........................................................................ 100

Rayner................................................................................... 127

Rayner................................................................................... 128

Rayner..................................................................................... 28

Rayner, butcher, North St., Halstead............................... 127

Rayner, Dolly......................................................................... 89

Rayner, Florrie..................................................................... 107

Rayner, Frank........................................................................ 11

Rayner, Howard.................................................................. 116

Rayner, John Frederick...................................................... 109

Rayner, Kitty....................................................................... 107

Rayner, Mrs. Ethel................................................................. 11

Rayner, North St., Halstead.............................................. 128

Rayner, Phyllis..................................................................... 107

Rayner, Rose........................................................................ 107

rayon manufacture............................................................... 42

Ready, C............................................................................... 125

Ready, Charlie....................................................................... 32

Red Cross Hospital, Earls Colne......................................... 81

Red House Farm, Little Yeldham....................................... 46

Red House, Colchester Rd., Halstead................................ 32

reed drawing.............................................................................. 4

Reed, Jock............................................................................... 96

Reed, Pam................................................................................. 7

Reeve, Horace........................................................................ 56

reporter......................................................................... FCvr, 92

Reynolds, Bill......................................................................... 48

Reynolds, G.......................................................................... 125

Ridgewell................................................................................. 38

Ridgewell Aerodrome............................................................ 41

Ripper, Charlton.................................................................... 69

Ripper, E. & T...................................................................... 122

Ripper, Edward...................................................................... 69

Ripper, Stephen........................................................................ 2

Ripper, Tucker............................................................... 69, 122

Ripper, Violet....................................................................... 121

Rippers, Sible Hedingham............................. 4, 69, 101, 125

Rippingale, Alf....................................................................... 49

Rippingale, Harry.................................................................. 28

Rippingale, Thelma............................................................... 18

road builders........................................................................... 93

road sweeper........................................................................... 93

Robinson, Charles................................................................. 56

Root, Ben................................................................ 19, 23, 100

Root, Ernest............................................................................ 23

Root, Fred............................................................................... 94

Root, Geoff........................................................................ 3, 58

Root, Jack.................................................... 23, 57, 76, 96, 99

Root, Joe................................................................................. 23

Root, Julie.................................................................................. 7

Root, Malcolm..................................................................... 1, 3

Root, Mr. (Senior)................................................................ 100

Root, Nancy........................................................................... 76

Root, 'Silver'............................................................................ 54

Root, 'Soopy'.......................................................................... 54

Root, William Herbert.................................................... 58, 92

Rose & Crown, Head St., Halstead.................................... 78

rose growers............................................................................ 94

Rosemary Lane, Halstead....................................... 34, 54 73

Rowe, Albert.................................................................. 109, 11

Rowe, Emily........................................................................... 97

Rowe, Jim............................................................................. 109

Rowland, Frank 'Ichabod'.................................................... 54

Rowson, Jim..................................................................... 12, 56

Rowson, Orlando................................................................... 12

Royal Hotel, Clacton............................................................ 71

Royal Oak public house, Halstead.............................. 44, 93

Rudd, Joan........................................................................... 121

Ruddock, W............................................................................ 79

Ruffle, John............................................................................ 51

Ruggles, Cynthia................................................................. 121

Rulten, William...................................................................... 12

Runnacles, H.......................................................................... 50

Russell, ?.................................................................................. 50

Russells Rd., Halstead.......................................................... 33


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Sach, R., High St., Halstead.............................................. 128

Sacramento, California........................................................ 41

Saddlers, The Street, Pebmarsh........................................... 95

Salmon, Arthur....................................................................... 51

Salmon, Jack............................................................................ 8

Sams, Alfred........................................................................... 55

Sargent, Connie................................................................... 107

Sargent, Phyllis......................................................................... 6

Sargent. H.W........................................................................ 112

Sayward, Arthur..................................................................... 54

Sayward, Audrey................................................................... 21

Sayward, 'Harpy'................................................................... 54

Sayward, Mr........................................................................... 87

Saywood, Gertrude............................................................. 121

Scillitoe, Cyril.......................................................................... 75

scissor grinder......................................................................... 17

Scott, James.............................................................................. 8

Scott, Mr.................................................................................. 78

Scrivener, May....................................................................... 56

seedsman................................................................................ 96

Sellens, Charles...................................................................... 27

Sewell, Charles....................................................................... 32

Sewell, Jim........................................................................ 54, 87

Sewell, T.F............................................................................... 15

Sewells Farm, Little Yeldham.............................................. 46

Sharp, George......................................................................... 21

Shelley, Fred........................................................................... 54

shopkeeper.............................................................................. 32

Sible Hedingham.......................................................... 84, 108

signalman................................................................................ 99

silk crêpe.................................................................................. 42

silk manufacture.................................................................... 42

silk throwing mill, Pebmarsh................................................ 95

silk winding mill...................................................................... 42

Silver Jubilee celebrations, 1935....................................... 107

Simper, John........................................................................... 97

Sizer, Jack............................................................................... 33

slaughterhouse, Chapel Hill, Halstead............................... 99

slaughterhouse, Parsonage St., Halstead........................... 99

Sloe Hill, Halstead................................................................. 61

Slough Farm, Halstead......................................................... 24

Smee, Percy.......................................................................... 102

Smerdon, Frederick............................................................... 71

Smith, Arthur.......................................................................... 79

Smith, Benjamin.................................................................... 95

Smith, Bennett....................................................................... 69

Smith, C.W.............................................................................. 50

Smith, Charles.......................................................................... 6

Smith, Ernie............................................................................ 20

Smith, Fred.............................................................................. 26

Smith, George......................................................................... 69

Smith, Harold......................................................................... 62

Smith, Hezekiah.................................................................. 127

Smith, Hilda......................................................................... 107

Smith, Kathleen................................................................... 121

Smith, Lil............................................................................... 107

Smith, Mervyn....................................................................... 41

Smith, Rachel......................................................................... 95

Smith, Wally........................................................................... 20

Smith, Walter 'Stumbler'....................................................... 54

Smith, William FRCVS....................................................... 113

Smith, Winston......................................................................... 6

Snooker Club, Halstead..................................................... 106

Solar Store, Halstead.......................................................... 107

solicitor.................................................................................... 32

Sparkes, Herbert.................................................................... 53

Springett, Jack........................................................................ 94

Springett, Jimmy.................................................................... 54

Spurgeon............................................................................... 128

Spurgeon L........................................................................... 125

Spurgeon, A............................................................................ 44

St. Andrews Church, Halstead............................... 16, 40, 61

St. Andrews Hall, Halstead.................................................. 27

St. Andrews School, Halstead.................................... 75, 113

St. George Burke, Mr.......................................................... 122

St. George, Tony.................................................................... 57

Staines, 'Buller'....................................................................... 54

Staines, Jim............................................................................. 62

Stambourne............................................................................ 22

Stambourne, Dyers End....................................................... 30

Stammers, Fred...................................................................... 54

Stanley Rd., Halstead.................................................... 24, 93

Stanstead Hall, Halstead............................................... 26, 92

Stanton Gray & Co............................................................... 19

Start, George............................................................................. 9

Start, Hannah........................................................................... 9

stationmaster, Halstead..................................................... 101

steam engine, ploughing..................................................... 102

steam flour mill...................................................................... 51

steam roller........................................................................... 102

Steel, Willie.............................................................................. 97

Stisted Hall.............................................................................. 76

Stock, William........................................................................ 46

Stope,..................................................................................... 127

straw plaiting........................................................................ 103

Stubbings, Charlie.................................................................. 16

Sturmer, H............................................................................... 50

Sturmer, Harry....................................................................... 32

Suckling, F............................................................................ 125

Suckling, Jimmy..................................................................... 75

Sudbury market..................................................................... 25

Sudbury Rd., Halstead....................................................... 103

Sudbury, L.............................................................................. 50

Sudbury, W............................................................................. 50

Sugar Loaves, Sible Hedingham......................................... 59

Sunnyside Forge, Halstead................................................ 113

Surridge, Frank..................................................................... 109

Suttle...................................................................................... 128

Sutton, Ray.......................................................................... 118

Swan public house, Halstead.............................................. 29

Swan St., Sible Hedingham........................................... 55, 71

Swan, Eric............................................................................... 29

Swift, Ken............................................................................... 87

Sycamore, Ernest................................................................... 42

Sycamore, Herbert................................................................ 61

Sycamore. Alf 'Donnix'......................................................... 54


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tailor................................................................................ 32, 104

Tan Yard, Halstead...................................................... 16, 105

tandem bicycle....................................................................... 33

taxidermist............................................................................ 106

Taylor, D. John Polly............................................................. 39

Taylor, Dr. B.O.T................................................................... 39

Taylor, Dr. John..................................................................... 39

Taylor, John.............................................................................. 7

Taylor, Professor.................................................................... 27

tea dealers................................................................................. 9

Tempan, Charles................................................................... 58

Tempan, Elsie......................................................................... 58

Temperance Hotel, Trinity St., Halstead........................ 125

thatched car......................................................................... 108

thatcher................................................................................. 108

three seat bicycle................................................................... 33

threshers................................................................................ 109

Tidings Hill, Halstead..................................................... 10, 18

Tobias, George....................................................................... 21

Tobias, William...................................................................... 56

Top shop................................................................................. 23

Toppesfield............................................................................... 9

Tortoise House....................................................................... 20

Tortoise stoves.......................................................... 16, 54, 67

town crier.............................................................................. 110

Town Hall, Market Hill, Halstead............................. 32, 106

Town Surveyor....................................................................... 32

Trinity Court, Halstead......................................................... 90

Trinity Hall, Castle Hedingham.......................................... 55

Trinity Road, Halstead......................................................... 59

Trinity Square (Butler Road), Halstead............... 10, 40, 46

Trinity Street, Halstead..................................... 16, 19, 27, 40

Tuppen, Leon......................................................................... 58

Turner, Ernie......................................................................... 109

Turp, Charlie........................................................................... 54

Turp, David 'Whiting'.......................................................... 117

Turp, Dolly............................................................................ 121

Turp, Dorothy........................................................................... 6

Twitchett, ?........................................................................... 125

Two Brewers Inn, Halstead................................................. 16

Tyler and Owers, Head St., Halstead................................... 8

Tyler, Elsie............................................................................... 58


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undertaker............................................................................ 112

Underwood, Ethel.................................................................... 5

United Brothers, Victoria Sick Benefit & Life Ass............. 9

Unwin, D.H............................................................................. 15

USAAF, Ridgewell................................................................. 10


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Vaizey, F.A............................................................................. 15

Vaizey, K.G.R........................................................................ 32

Vaizey, Mrs............................................................................. 15

Vaizey, R.E............................................................................. 15

velvet weaver....................................................................... 115

veterinary surgeon........................................... 50, 53, 54, 113

vicar of Gosfield....................................................................... 5

Vince, Ralph........................................................................... 85


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Wadley, Violet..................................................................... 121

Waller, Daphne......................................................................... 3

Wallis, Frederick Morton............................................. 50, 113

Wallis, William Shepherd, FRCVS.............................. 53,113

Walls, Percy...................................................................... 16, 80

Walters, Acton........................................................................ 68

Wanstead, Essex.................................................................... 70

Warner & Sons, New Mills, South St.,Braintree............. 115

Warner, Charlie...................................................................... 54

Warner, Neville....................................................................... 87

Warner, Percy......................................................................... 54

Warners, Braintree................................................................. 68

warp knitted rayon................................................................ 42

Warren, Charles..................................................................... 62

Warren, Jack........................................................................... 87

Warren, Perce......................................................................... 30

watermill............................................................................... 114

Waters, Mary............................................................................ 6

Waters, veterinary surgeon................................................ 113

Weavers Row, Halstead......................................................... 4

Weston, H............................................................................... 50

Weston, Margaret.................................................................... 6

Westrop, Herbert................................................................. 122

Wethersfield Road, Sible Hedingham................................ 20

Whitbread, butcher, Halstead............................................. 85

White Colne station yard..................................................... 72

White House Farm, Halstead.............................................. 91

Whitehead, Lil...................................................................... 107

Whiting, Geo., licensed hawker........................................... 63

Whitlock, Messrs.................................................................... 24

Whitlock, T.S.......................................................................... 15

Whitlock, Walter.................................................................... 52

Whitlocks of Great Yeldham.......................................... 4, 25

Wicker, Arthur........................................................................ 54

Wicker, Dora........................................................................ 107

Wicker, Ida........................................................................... 107

Wicker, Pat.............................................................................. 21

Wicker, Widow..................................................................... 127

Wickham Hall, Wickham St. Paul...................................... 45

Wickham St. Paul................................................................ 109

Wicks, ?................................................................................... 78

Widdop, L............................................................................. 125

Wiffen, H................................................................................ 90

Wilder.................................................................................... 127

Wilkin, B............................................................................... 125

Williamson, Percy.................................................................. 54

Williamson, Roy....................................................................... 7

Willis, Ernie............................................................................. 77

Willis, Joyce............................................................................... 3

Wilshire, Gladys................................................................... 121

Winch, Edgar.......................................................................... 90

Windmill Rd., Halstead........................................................ 80

Wiseman, Maurice.............................................................. 101

Women's Land Army................................................... 33, 122

wood turner............................................................................. 32

Woodman, The, Halstead................................................. 127

Woollard, A.......................................................................... 127

Woollings, Barbara................................................................ 11

Woollings, Muriel................................................................... 11

Woollings, Walter................................................................... 11

Woolworth's............................................................................ 24

Workhouse, North Street/Hedingham Rd.............. 4, 15, 17

Working Silk Museum, Braintree..................................... 115

Worthies Place, 11, Chapel Hill, Halstead........................ 70

Wright, George of Felstead................................................... 60

Wright, H............................................................................... 125

Wright, Herb 'Chick'.............................................................. 54

Wrights of Great Leighs...................................................... 123

Wyatt, ?................................................................................... 78


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Yeldham, Great, station....................................................... 38

Yerbury, A............................................................................ 125

York, Charles....................................................................... 127


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abattoir, Chapel Hill, Halstead........................................... 96

Abbott, May........................................................................... 58

Abrahams, ?........................................................................... 78

Abrams, Sarah.......................................................................... 4

Adam's Brewery, Halstead.......................... 50, 91, 110, 125

Adams, Col. Percy.......................................................... 19, 50

Adams, Edgar, Lt. Col.................................................... 19, 50

Adams, Francis...................................................................... 32

Adams, Miss Winnie........................................................... 124

Adams, T.F. & Sons.............................................................. 19

Adams, Thomas Francis...................................................... 19

Ager Group.............................................................................. 27

agricultural machinery dealers/repairers........................... 25

Air Raid Precautions (ARP) AmbulanceSection................ 6

aircraft manufacture............................................................... 5

Akers, Joyce......................................................................... 107

Alderford St., Sible Hedingham........................................ 114

Alderford watermill............................................................. 114

Allen, Edward William.......................................................... 59

Allen, William......................................................................... 86

Allingham, Ernest..................................................................... 9

Alliston, Martha..................................................................... 65

Alliston, Mary......................................................................... 65

Alston, H............................................................................... 125

Alston, Inez.......................................................................... 107

Ambrose, Edith...................................................................... 56

Amey, Fred............................................................................. 10

Amey, Pam............................................................................. 18

Amey, Walter......................................................................... 10

Amos, Alf................................................................................ 19

Amos, D................................................................................... 90

Amos, Len............................................................................... 54

Amos, Mollie........................................................................ 114

Andrews, Alec......................................................................... 26

Andrews, Arthur J (Jack)...................................................... 85

Andrews, Don......................................................................... 19

Andrews, Jacob.................................................................... 127

Andrews, Joan...................................................................... 121

Angel, Letitia ......................................................................... 38

Angier, Mr............................................................................... 87

Ardley, Redvers...................................................................... 87

Argent, E............................................................................... 128

Arnold, J................................................................................ 125

artist....................................................................................... 1, 7

Ashen................................................................................ 21, 30

Ashford Lodge, Halstead..................................................... 16

Aston, Frederick Cuthbert.................................................... 40

Atlas Iron Works, Earls Colne.................................... 81, 127

auctioneers, valuers and estate agents.......................... 8, 32


B

Back Lane, Castle Hedingham........................................... 69

Bailey, Derek 'Bill'.................................................................. 41

Bailey, Fred............................................................................. 58

Bailey, Joan.......................................................................... 107

baker and confectioner.................................................... 9, 10

Baker family (farmers)......................................................... 33

bakery...................................................................................... 11

Balls & Balls.................................................................... 8, 112

Balls, James.............................................................................. 8

Balls, Robert............................................................................. 8

bandstand, park, clock......................................................... 19

bank manager........................................................................ 11

Baptist Church, North St./Hedingham Rd.,...................... 21

Barclays Bank, 38, High St., Halstead.............................. 11

Barker, Edna............................................................................. 6

Barker, Mrs. Muriel............................................................... 75

Barker, Sidney........................................................................ 12

barrell organ............................................................................ 82

Barrell, John............................................................................ 14

Barrett, B................................................................................. 30

Barrett, Cyril......................................................................... 101

basket maker....................................................................... 111

Bate, Thomas Stapleford..................................................... 34

Bathing Place, Halstead, caretaker.................................... 17

Baxter, George....................................................................... 56

Beachy, Capt....................................................................... 125

Beakley Farm, Oak Rd., Halstead..................................... 46

Beard, Ted.............................................................................. 94

Bearman, Doll...................................................................... 121

Bearman, Lou........................................................................ 54

Bearman, Sylvie.................................................................. 107

Beckwith, Harry 'Hutchy'..................................................... 54

Beckwith, Herbert 'Steady Pin'............................................ 54

Beckwith, Sid.......................................................................... 54

beekeeper................................................................................ 12

Belchamp Rural District Council........................................ 45

Belchamp Walter................................................................ 103

Bell Hotel, Sible Hedingham............................................... 71

Bell, T.O................................................................................... 15

Benham, Sam.................................................................. 72, 99

Benham, T.............................................................................. 90

Benham, Winnie.................................................................... 99

Bennett Smith, Mrs.................................................................. 2

Bentall, E................................................................................. 50

Bentalls Farm, Sudbury Rd., Halstead.............................. 87

Beridge Rd., Halstead........................................................... 93

Bible wagon............................................................................ 56

bicycle maker......................................................................... 34

bill poster................................................................................. 17

Bingham, Edward.................................................................. 88

Birch, Wilfred Robert James................................................ 40

Bird, J.A................................................................................... 66

Bird, May.............................................................................. 121

Bishop, F.G............................................................................. 15

Bishop, Frederick George................................................... 114

blacksmith, Bulmer Tye....................................................... 14

blacksmith, Church St., Gestingthorpe.............................. 14

Blackwell, M........................................................................... 44

Blandford............................................................................. 128

Blomfield, A........................................................................... 15

Blomfield, Gloria...................................................................... 7

Blue Bridge House, Halstead.............................................. 70

Bluebridge Industrial Estate, Halstead............................ 114

Board of Guardians, Halstead............................................ 15

Bois Field Lane, Halstead.................................................... 17

Bois Hall estate...................................................................... 70

Bois Hall Farm, Halstead..................................................... 62

Bois Hall Gardens, Halstead............................................... 62

Bois Hall, Sible Hedingham................................................. 62

Bold Robin Hood, Head St., Halstead.............................. 11

boot & shoe maker / repairer........................................ 16, 17

Boots the chemist, Halstead................................................ 29

Boreham, Ann.......................................................................... 9

Boreham, Mr.......................................................................... 20

Borham................................................................................. 127

Bourne Farm, Oak Rd., Halstead....................................... 94

Bowers, Mr.............................................................................. 71

Bowls Club Pavilion............................................................ 120

Box Mill................................................................................... 51

Box Mill Lane, Halstead...................................................... 12

Boys Grammar School, Halstead.................................... 106

Brady, F.C............................................................................... 50

Bragg, Arthur.......................................................................... 84

Bragg, Bert.............................................................................. 49

Bragg, Charlie......................................................................... 37

Bragg, Ernie............................................................................ 37

Bragg, George......................................................................... 37

Bragg, George 'Rocky'........................................................ 110

Bragg, Hazel......................................................................... 107

Bragg, John............................................................................. 17

Bragg, Percy............................................................................ 84

Bragg, Vi............................................................................... 107

Braintree Rd., Gosfield......................................................... 21

Brazier, Gerald..................................................................... 120

Brazier, Isaac....................................................................... 120

Brazier, John........................................................................ 127

Brazier, Percy......................................................................... 54

brewer...................................................................................... 32

Brewer, Dorothy..................................................................... 80

Brewer, Frederick................................................................... 80

brewery.................................................................................... 18

Brewery Chapel, Halstead................................................... 91

brewery clock......................................................................... 19

Brewery House, 48 High St., Halstead........................ 22, 24

brick and tile works, Hedinghams...................................... 28

Brickhouse Farm................................................................... 77

bricklayers............................................................................... 20

brickmaker.............................................................................. 20

brickworks, Gestingthorpe................................................. 109

brickyard................................................................................. 28

Bridges, Trinity St., Halstead............................................. 128

Briggs, Frances..................................................................... 121

Bright, Mr.................................................................................. 6

Brightlingsea cinema............................................................. 27

British School, headmaster.................................................... 7

Britton, Edgar......................................................................... 87

Broakes wood........................................................................ 27

Broom cottage....................................................................... 21

broom maker..................................................................... 1, 21

broom shop............................................................................. 21

broom, birch........................................................................... 21

Brown, Alwyne....................................................................... 68

Brown, B................................................................................. 79

Brown, Fred............................................................................ 44

Brown, Gerald........................................................................ 68

Brown, Phyllis...................................................................... 121

Brown, Ted............................................................................. 54

Brownlow, George Washington........................................ 103

Brunning Kate..................................................................... 121

Buck, Arthur........................................................................... 66

Buck, John.............................................................................. 66

Buckingham, George, 1st Marquis................................... 103

Bugg, May.............................................................................. 58

builders.................................................................................... 21

Bulmer..................................................................... 28, 63, 111

Bulmer Brick and Tile Company....................................... 28

Bulmer Tye, blacksmith....................................................... 14

Bulmer, The Auberies......................................................... 122

Bulmer, The Street................................................................. 25

Bung Chapel, Halstead........................................................ 91

Bunyan, Eileen....................................................................... 69

Burst, Arthur........................................................................... 54

Burst, Teddy........................................................................... 58

Burtons Green........................................................................ 71

bus garage and office........................................................... 21

Bush, Hetty............................................................................... 6

butcher................................................................................ 9, 23

Butcher, A............................................................................. 128

Butcher, Edward (Ted)....................................................... 104

Butcher, Samson................................................................... 45

Butler, Right Hon. R.A., M.P.................................. 26, 32, 92

butter churning....................................................................... 35


C

Cable, Herbert........................................................................ 49

Cable, John............................................................................. 51

Callahan, George................................................................... 76

Cammel, George.................................................................. 106

Cann, Rev. B.C...................................................................... 15

Cansell, A................................................................................ 90

car builder............................................................................... 24

car hire..................................................................................... 24

car, steam powered............................................................... 24

Carder, Marjorie.................................................................. 121

caretaker, The Bathing Place, Halstead............................ 17

carpenters................................................................................ 25

Carter, Alfred.......................................................................... 58

Carter, 'Curly'.......................................................................... 94

Carter, Dorothy.................................................................... 121

Carter, Harry.......................................................................... 64

Carter, James.......................................................................... 14

Carter, Joyce........................................................................ 121

Carter, Mr................................................................................ 37

carters...................................................................................... 25

Castle Hedingham.......................................................... 9, 122

Castle Hedingham boys school.......................................... 88

Castle Hedingham cemetery............................................. 122

Castle Hedingham station................................................... 82

Castle Lane, Castle Hedingham....................................... 108

Catley, Alf............................................................................ 105

cattle market, Braintree.......................................................... 8

Causeway, Halstead.................................................. 105, 120

Caxton Printing Works, Trinity St., Halstead............. 58, 92

Chalkney Mill House, White Colne.................................... 63

Chapel Hill, 11, Halstead..................................................... 70

Chapel Hill, Halstead............................................................ 99

Chapel St car park, Halstead............................................ 105

Chapel St., Halstead............................................................. 73

Chaplin & Keeble.................................................................. 34

Chaplin, Albert....................................................................... 34

Chaplin, Marjorie......................................................... 36, 107

Chappel station...................................................................... 72

Charrington, Fred................................................................... 59

Charrington, Ted.................................................................... 59

Charrington, William............................................................. 59

chauffeur.......................................................................... 26, 29

chief of Halstead Fire Brigade............................................ 32

chimney sweep....................................................................... 26

choirmaster, Sible Hedingham............................................ 84

Choral Society, Halstead..................................................... 16

Church, Henry Walpole........................................................ 57

Church, Kath.......................................................................... 57

Church, Peter.......................................................................... 57

cinema..................................................................................... 27

cinema manager.................................................................... 27

cinema, mobile service......................................................... 27

Civil Defence............................................................................ 6

Clampin, Mary.................................................................... 121

Clark, E.G................................................................................ 50

Clark, George.......................................................................... 32

Clark, Harry............................................................................ 44

Clark, Mrs. Marjorie.............................................................. 36

Clark, Ruby.......................................................................... 107

Clarke, Arthur Raymond................................................... 112

Clarke, F.E.LTD................................................................... 114

Clarke, John ........................................................................... 69

Clarke, Mark........................................................................ 114

Clarke, Ray.......................................................................... 112

Clarke, Tom............................................................................ 22

Claverings, Greenstead Green............................................. 89

clay diggers............................................................................. 28

Claydon, Arthur..................................................................... 71

Claydon, Herbert................................................................. 110

Clerk to Halstead Urban District Council.......................... 32

Clift, Janice............................................................................. 21

clock and watch repairer...................................................... 29

clock, park bandstand, formerly brewery......................... 19

Clock, town, St. Andrews church, Halstead...................... 29

Clover, Owen................................................................... 10, 51

Clovers flour mill............................................................... 4, 51

Clover's Mill..................................................................... 10, 51

coach owner........................................................................... 30

coachman............................................................................... 29

coalmen................................................................................... 30

Cocksedge, Fred..................................................................... 32

Cocksedge, Henry............................................................... 124

Cocksedge, Walter................................................................. 91

Cocksedge, William Henry Alexander (Alex)................ 124

Cocksedges............................................................................... 4

Coe, Alfred.............................................................................. 94

Coe, Charlie............................................................................ 57

Coe, George.......................................................................... 6, 9

Coe, John, Parsonage St., Halstead............................ 62,127

Coe, Sid................................................................................... 94

Coe, Walter 'Slosh'................................................................. 37

Coggeshall............................................................................... 40

Coggeshall cinema................................................................ 27

Coggeshall Way, Halstead................................................ 100

Colchester Ice Company..................................................... 66

Colchester Rd., Halstead......................... 7, 15, 75, 113, 120

Colne Engaine................................................................. 63, 77

Colne House, Earls Colne.................................................... 21

Colne Priory............................................................................ 81

Colne Rd., Halstead............................................................ 100

Colne Valley & Halstead Railway..................................... 72

Colne Valley Cinema............................................................ 27

Commerce House, Halstead............................................... 40

Congregational Church Choir, Halstead........................... 16

Conservative Club, Halstead............................................ 106

Conway, Charlie.................................................................... 54

Cook...................................................................................... 127

Cook, Bob............................................................................... 96

Cook, Eric............................................................................... 18

Cook, F.................................................................................... 90

Cook, Fred.............................................................................. 54

Cook, G.E. & Sons Ltd................................... 13, 18, 19, 118

Cook, George.......................................................................... 19

Cook, George Ernest............................................................. 18

Cook, Henry........................................................................... 47

Cook, Jack.............................................................................. 19

Cook, Lily............................................................................. 121

Cook, Mr................................................................................. 56

Cook, Mr. M.A....................................................................... 33

Cook, Peter............................................................................. 19

Cook, Ralph........................................................................... 19

Cook, Ron............................................................................... 18

Cook, Vic.............................................................................. 118

Co-op Grocery, Trinity St., Halstead.................................. 76

Co-op Hall, Trinity St., Halstead........................................ 94

Co-op, greengrocery.............................................................. 24

Co-op, Halstead..................................................................... 23

Cooper, baby.......................................................................... 38

Cooper, Harry........................................................................ 33

Cooper, Peggy........................................................................... 6

Cooper, Polly.......................................................................... 33

Cooper, Pres............................................................................ 33

Coote, Arthur.......................................................................... 54

Coppin, F................................................................................. 90

Coppin, John.......................................................................... 97

Corder...................................................................................... 28

Corder, James......................................................................... 83

Corder-Birch, Adrian............................................................... 3

Cornell, Evelyn....................................................................... 65

Corning (CIBA Corning Diagnostics Ltd) ........................... 7

Cornish.................................................................................... 28

Cottis, Lilley............................................................................ 58

council foreman.............................................................. 31, 32

Council school, Halstead, headmaster................................ 7

Council yard........................................................................... 19

councillors............................................................................... 32

Countess Cross.................................................................... 108

Court, Halstead, Magistrates............................................... 20

Courtauld, George........................................................... 95, 97

Courtauld, George III........................................................... 43

Courtauld, Katherine Mina................................................. 43

Courtauld, Samuel................................................................... 4

Courtaulds................................................................. 36, 66, 68

Courtaulds factory chimney............................................... 53

Courtaulds fire brigade......................................................... 44

Courtaulds Office staff...................................................... 107

Courtaulds silk mill.................................................................. 4

Courtaulds weaving mill, Halstead.................................. 107

Courtaulds, Bocking............................................................. 89

Courtaulds, Foundry Lane, Earls Colne............................ 42

Cowell, Robert........................................................................ 51

Cowling, Dick......................................................................... 73

Cracknell, Ivy......................................................................... 98

Cracknell, Peter.................................................................... 101

Cressell, G................................................................................ 44

Cross St., Sudbury............................................................... 117

Cross, Albert....................................................................... 3, 87

Cross, Rene............................................................................... 3

Crossfield, Percy.................................................................... 71

Cudmore, Joyce................................................................... 121

Cunningham - Brown, Robert............................................. 97

Curling, Rev. T.H................................................................... 15

Curtis, George....................................................................... 107

Curtis, John........................................................................... 107

Cut Hedge, Gosfield..................................................... 43, 110

Cutting, Jack........................................................................... 94

cycle makers........................................................................... 33

cycle shop owner................................................................... 34


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dairymaid................................................................................ 35

Dalgety Agriculture Ltd........................................................ 31

Darling, Molly........................................................................... 6

Davey, Basil........................................................................... 58

Daw, Bert................................................................................ 54

Daw, Peter............................................................................... 72

Dawson, Seba......................................................................... 24

Dawsons Garage.................................................................... 24

de Vere Mill, Castle Hedingham....................................... 115

dealers...................................................................................... 37

Deans Hall, Little Maplestead.......................................... 100

Dearsley, Daphne..................................................................... 7

Delf, L...................................................................................... 15

Denny, Arthur......................................................................... 74

dental surgeon........................................................................ 37

Dick, Margaret..................................................................... 122

Diss, ?....................................................................................... 54

Diss, Gordon........................................................................... 19

Diss, Jim................................................................................... 54

district nurse............................................................................ 38

Ditton, Bill............................................................................. 125

Dixey, E................................................................................... 90

doctor................................................................................ 32, 39

Doctors Surgery, Halstead............................................. 39, 90

Does Corner, Halstead.......................................................... 85

Dog Inn, Hedingham Rd., Halstead................................ 110

doodle bug.............................................................................. 41

Dooley Rd., Halstead............................................................ 99

Doubleday............................................................................ 128

Doubleday, E.......................................................................... 15

Doubleday, Edward.............................................................. 40

Doubleday, Joseph................................................................ 40

Doubleday, Thomas Puplett................................................ 40

Doubledays, drapers and grocers........................................ 40

Dowman, Frank..................................................................... 58

Downs, Mary............................................................................ 3

Downs, Stanley...................................................................... 85

Dowsett, Alan....................................................................... 101

draper....................................................................................... 40

Drury, Charlie......................................................................... 69

Drury, Henry........................................................................... 21

Drury, James........................................................................... 21

Drury, Jim............................................................................. 125

Durrant.................................................................................. 128


E

Earey, Alan............................................................................. 94

Earls Colne....................................................................... 77, 79

Earls Colne station yard....................................................... 72

Earls Colne Village Hall, York Rd.,.................................... 81

Earls Colne, Foundry Lane................................................ 123

East Mill, Halstead................................................................ 61

Eastern National Omnibus Co. Ltd.................................... 21

Edwards, Andrew................................................................... 94

Edwards, Connie................................................................. 107

Edwards, Jeff............................................................................ 7

Edwards, Roger...................................................................... 94

Eldred, Mrs.............................................................................. 14

Electric Kinema, Halstead................................................... 27

Elephant Cottage, Burtons Green....................................... 71

elephants, full size walking models, Ford engine........... 116

Elliot, Jane................................................................................. 5

Ellis, Evelyn.......................................................................... 107

Ellis, Lillian........................................................................... 121

Elms Hall Lane, Colne Engaine.......................................... 52

Empire cinema, Halstead............................................ 27, 110

Emson, Jack........................................................................... 97

English, George....................................................................... 28

Epping...................................................................................... 40

Essex & Suffolk News............................................................. 9

Essex County Standard........................................................ 58

estate agent............................................................................... 8

Evans Electro selenium Ltd................................................... 7

Evans, Arthur E........................................................................ 7

Evans, Arthur, M.B.E............................................................ 21

Evans, Christine..................................................................... 21

Evans, Cyril.......................................................................... 107

Evans, Ernest.......................................................................... 62

Evans, Mr............................................................................. 100

Evans, 'Skona'........................................................................ 10

Everett, Lou............................................................................ 54

Everitt.................................................................................... 128

Everitt, Edward...................................................................... 56

Everitt, Ernie 'Bullace'......................................................... 100

Eves, A..................................................................................... 90


F

factory engineer / maintenance ......................................... 42

Factory Lane West, Halstead..................................... 75, 124

Falcon House, Castle Hedingham........................................ 8

Falcon Square, Castle Hedingham................................ 2, 69

Fancy Bazaar...................................................................... 111

farm labourer......................................................................... 33

Farm stock & furniture sales, Halstead............................... 8

farmer........................................................................................ 8

Farnham & Penraven........................................................... 37

Farr, Violet............................................................................ 121

Fasson, Rev. C.H.M.............................................................. 92

Felton, Chris............................................................................ 78

Fenn Farm, Colne Rd., Halstead...................................... 100

Fenn Rd., Halstead................................................................ 77

Fenner, Edgar......................................................................... 51

Fenner, James......................................................................... 19

Finch, Arthur........................................................................ 109

Finch, Edward...................................................................... 109

Finch, George....................................................................... 109

Finch, James......................................................................... 109

Finch, Marge........................................................................ 114

Finch, 'Potty'......................................................................... 109

Finch, Thomas..................................................................... 109

Finchingfield Park Wood................................................... 105

Finsbury House, Kings Rd., Halstead................................ 31

fire beaters.............................................................................. 21

Fisher, Tommy..................................................................... 113

Five Bells, Colne Engaine..................................................... 71

Fleece Yard, Halstead........................................................... 74

Fleming, Brian.......................................................................... 3

Fletcher, Fred, butcher.......................................................... 23

Fletcher, Tom......................................................................... 30

florist........................................................................................ 96

Flowerday, Alfred.................................................................. 58

footman.................................................................................. 29

Ford, Horace........................................................................... 13

Forestry Commission............................................................ 21

Foster, Daisy........................................................................... 56

Foundry Lane, Earls Colne.................................................. 42

foundry worker...................................................................... 32

Francis, Bertie 'Pills'............................................................... 54

Francis, Percy......................................................................... 54

Francis, Tom........................................................................... 54

Free Press................................................................................... 9

Fremlins Brewery................................................................... 71

Friends Meeting House, Earls Colne.................................. 81

Frost, Alan............................................................................... 78

Frost, John William........................................................... FCvr

furniture removal................................................................... 91


G

gamekeeper...................................................................... 12, 27

Gardeners Arms, Halstead................................................... 57

Gardiner, A..H........................................................................ 15

Gardiner, Jack 'Gunner'......................................................... 71

Garwood, George................................................................... 49

Gatward, Hilda......................................................................... 5

Gaw, Eddie, U.S.A.A.F.......................................................... 41

Gaymer, George..................................................................... 54

Gentry...................................................................................... 28

Gentry, Mark.......................................................................... 20

George E. Gray Ltd................................................................ 28

George Hotel, Halstead............................................... 74, 106

George Villa, 10, Fleece Yard, Halstead............................ 74

Gestingthorpe, Church St.,................................................... 14

Gestingthorpe, Seven Sisters Ctge, Moat St.,.................. 109

Gibbs, Archie (Cuckoo)........................................................ 93

Gibbs, Edward...................................................................... 127

Gilbert family....................................................................... 105

Gilbert, Harry.......................................................................... 97

Gittus, Mr................................................................................ 78

Gladstone, Mary.................................................................... 43

Gladwell, ?............................................................................... 54

Gladwell, Frans....................................................................... 87

Goldingham Hall, Bulmer.................................................... 97

Goodchild, T.W...................................................................... 15

Goodey, ?................................................................................ 78

Goodey, M............................................................................ 125

Goodey, Minnie..................................................................... 58

Goodram............................................................................... 127

Goodwin, Ben......................................................................... 71

goose breeder.......................................................................... 55

Gordon, George...................................................................... 54

Gosfield................................................................................... 21

Gosfield airfield...................................................................... 83

Gosfield Hall.............................................. 29, 35, 56, 65, 103

Gosfield Hall Estate, head gamekeeper............................ 12

Gosfield Hall estate, Plum Pieces........................................ 83

Gosfield School...................................................................... 43

Graham, Edward................................................................... 24

Graham, George..................................................................... 54

Graham, John......................................................................... 24

Graham, John Thomas......................................................... 67

grain silo.................................................................................. 31

Grand Prix of Essex (Cycle)................................................. 33

Great Henny, Applecroft................................................... 106

Great Wratting, near Haverhill............................................ 33

Great Yeldham.................................................................... 102

Greatorex, Jane........................................................................ 3

Green Farm, Colne Engaine................................................. 64

Green Way, Colne Engaine.................................................. 64

greengrocer................................................................................ 9

Greenstead Green V.A.D. Hospital..................................... 81

Greenwood School, Halstead.............................................. 15

Griffin, Parsonage St., Halstead.......................................... 99

grocer....................................................................................... 40

groom....................................................................................... 26

Grunwell, Phyllis....................................................................... 6

Guildhall, Halstead................................................................ 70

gunsmith.................................................................................. 17

Gurney, Grace........................................................................ 56

Gurteen, Jimmy........................................................................ 6


H

Hale, Tom............................................................................... 86

Hales, Dora........................................................................... 121

Hall, Charlie............................................................................ 75

Hall, Hettie........................................................................... 121

Halls, Charlie.......................................................................... 54

Halstead & Colne Valley Railway.................... 4, 31, 33, 40

Halstead Co-operative Society........................................... 94

Halstead Gazette.................................................. 9, 58, 92,37

Halstead Produce Ltd......................................................... 114

Halstead Railway Station.................................................... 66

Halstead Retirement Industries...................................... FCvr

Halstead Rural District Council.......................................... 45

Halstead station yard........................................................... 72

Halstead Town Band............................................................ 59

Halstead Urban District Council.............................. 8, 31, 32

Halstead Volunteer Fire Brigade.................................. 31, 50

Halstead Working Men's Club, Rosemary Lane........... 125

Hampton, Rowland.............................................................. 52

Hampton, Tom...................................................................... 52

Handscombe, Sid................................................................ 119

Happs, Frank....................................................................... 125

Hardy Menswear................................................................... 40

Hardy, Eric.............................................................................. 19

Hardy, G............................................................................... 125

Hardy, Jim.............................................................................. 89

Harley, Edward, Lord........................................................... 70

Harness maker....................................................................... 60

Harrington, A.......................................................................... 90

Harrington, Belle...................................................................... 9

Harrington, Bob..................................................................... 58

Harrington, Fred..................................................................... 52

Harrington, Gertrude............................................................... 9

Harrington, 'Jakey'................................................................. 80

Harrington, Kathleen.............................................................. 9

Harrington, Lottie.................................................................... 9

Harrington, Rose.................................................................... 71

Harrington, Walter................................................................... 9

Harris, Joyce......................................................................... 121

Harrison Works, Kings Rd., Halstead....................... 49, 116

Harrison, Doctor.................................................................. 127

Hart, Alfred............................................................................. 51

Hart, F...................................................................................... 90

Harvey St., Halstead.......................................................... 120

Harvey, David..................................................................... 119

Harvey, Edmund................................................................... 20

Harvey, John................................................................. 60, 119

Harvey, Thomas................................................................. 119

Hatfield, Rodney..................................................................... 8

Haverhill.................................................................................. 37

Haverhill station.................................................................... 72

Haycock, Geoff..................................................................... 97

Hazelwood, Bill................................................................... 125

Head St., Halstead...................................... 11, 16, 23, 33, 40

Head St., Halstead......................................... 53, 85, 112,120

Head Street Dairy, Halstead................................................ 11

headmaster........................................................................... 113

Heard, Lily............................................................................ 121

Hearn, Marjorie..................................................................... 35

hearse, Austin......................................................................... 24

Heavingham, Fred................................................................. 54

Heavingham, George 'Doubler'........................................... 54

Heavingham, Herb................................................................ 54

Heavingham, Rosemary.................................................... 114

Hedingham Rd., Halstead.......................................... 80, 119

Hedingham School................................................................ 21

Hedingham station................................................................ 72

Hewitt, William...................................................................... 27

Heyworth, Mrs T.M............................................................... 81

Higgleton, Doris................................................................... 121

Higgleton, Ruby................................................................... 121

High St., Earls Colne............................................................. 82

High St., Halstead........................... 16, 17, 21,23, 34, 58, 66

High St., Halstead..................................... 76, 77, 80, 96, 111

Highbury Terrace, Halstead.............................................. 104

Highfield brickyard............................................................... 20

Highwoods Farm, Russells Rd., Halstead......................... 33

Hills, H.F.................................................................................. 15

Hodgkinson, A.E.................................................................... 94

Hodson, Miss.......................................................................... 56

Hole Farm, Bulmer................................................................ 28

Homes of Rest, Hedingham Road....................................... 4

Honeywood, W.................................................................... 125

Hornor, Miss........................................................................... 15

House of Correction.............................................................. 51

Howard, Cornelius................................................................... 9

Howlett, Jack.......................................................................... 54

Hughes, Harry G.................................................................... 32

Hullett, Lesley...................................................................... 114

Humm, William..................................................................... 25

Humphries Weaving Co..................................................... 115

Humphries, Jim...................................................................... 54

Humphries, Richard, M.B.E.............................................. 115

Hunt, Aubrey.......................................................................... 94

Hunt, Bertie............................................................................... 6

Hunt, Ethel.............................................................................. 56

Hunt, F..................................................................................... 15

Hunt, Pimmy.......................................................................... 54

Hunt, R. & Co. Ltd....................................... FCvr., 79, 81, 83

Hunt, Reuben................................................................ 79, 127

Hunt, Robert........................................................................... 79

Hunt, William, Trust.............................................................. 81

Hunts Foundry, Earls Colne................................... 4, 34, 121

Hunwicks, W.A...................................................................... 49

Hurry, Len............................................................................... 29

Hutchin, Thomas................................................................... 56


I

Ikey Bill................................................................................... 37

insurance agent...................................................................... 32

International Stores, Halstead............................................ 58

Ives, Jack.......................................................................... 44, 75


J

Jackson, J.R............................................................................ 15

Jackson, Len........................................................................... 87

Jacquard cards....................................................................... 68

jacquard material.................................................................. 36

Jaggard, Henry......................................................................... 9

Jarman, Eddie...................................................................... 107

Jarman, Harry........................................................................ 72

Jarman, Ted..................................................................... 12, 56

Jeggo, Golden......................................................................... 21

Jennings................................................................................... 30

Jennings, B.K.......................................................................... 21

Jessup, James......................................................................... 40

Johnson, Robert..................................................................... 91

Johnson, Vera...................................................................... 121

Johnstone, Lydia................................................................... 18

Joshua Nunn Lodge............................................................ 106

Joyce, Jack, butcher.............................................................. 23

Joyce, Olice............................................................................... 6

Juniper, Charles...................................................................... 87


K

Kaufman, ............................................................................ 114

Keeble, Cecil........................................................................... 34

Kelk, William............................................................................ 8

Kemp, Alice.......................................................................... 121

Kemp, Maurice...................................................................... 30

Kemp, 'Waywa'...................................................................... 54

Kendall, George........................................................................ 9

Kendall, John......................................................................... 74

Kendall, Richard.................................................................... 74

Kendall, Walter........................................................................ 9

Kendall, William...................................................................... 9

Keneally, Tom....................................................................... 27

Kensall, S.............................................................................. 125

Kibble, Charlie....................................................................... 75

Kidd, A.................................................................................... 50

Kidder, Sgt. Kenny, U.S.A.A.F............................................ 41

King, Debra.......................................................................... 114

King, Mary........................................................................... 121

King, S................................................................................... 125

Kings Farm, Pebmarsh......................................................... 61

Kings Rd., Halstead..................................................... 30, 112

Kirby Hall, Castle Hedingham......................................... 102

Kirkwood, J............................................................................. 15

Kitchen, Rene...................................................................... 121

Knight,................................................................................... 128

Knight, E................................................................................. 50

Knight, E.H............................................................................. 15

Knight, Harry......................................................................... 87

Knights Estate, Colne Engaine............................................ 97

Knight's Farm, Colne Engaine............................... 43, 44, 48

Knock, Mr............................................................................... 91

Knowles, Billy........................................................................ 32


L

Lamb Inn, Sible Hedingham............................................... 74

Lamb Lane, Sible Hedingham............................................ 74

Lampon, Canon.................................................................... 15

landowner............................................................................... 32

Langley Mill............................................................................ 51

Langthorne Brickyard.......................................................... 20

Last, Elizabeth....................................................................... 98

Last, George............................................................................ 98

Last, Ivy.................................................................................. 98

Lawrence, Albert (Albie)......................................... 10, 46, 59

Lawrence, G......................................................................... 125

Lawrence, Lily........................................................................ 46

Layzell, H............................................................................. 125

Layzell, Tom.......................................................................... 97

Leatherdale, Tom.................................................................. 41

Lee, George 'Put'..................................................................... 54

Lee, Harry............................................................................... 54

Lee, W...................................................................................... 50

Letches Cycle Works, Halstead.......................................... 33

Letches Farm.......................................................................... 33

Lewis, Fred............................................................................ 101

Lewsey's Farm, Toppesfield................................................ 86

Lidford, George...................................................................... 75

Lindsell, J.J............................................................................ 103

Lindsell, Thomas................................................................... 59

Ling, Charles.................................................................. 69, 122

Ling, Mr................................................................................... 10

Ling, Vic................................................................................ 122

Lion, High St., Earls Colne................................................. 123

Lloyds Bank, Halstead................................................ 74, 106

Lock, Bert............................................................................... 32

Lock, George H...................................................................... 96

London.................................................................................... 41

London George...................................................................... 76

Long, Ronald.......................................................................... 32

Long, S.R................................................................................. 15

loom attender......................................................................... 32

Lowe family........................................................................... 29

Lowe, Mr. & Mrs.................................................................... 65

Lowe, Mrs. Louisa Ruth....................................................... 35

Lucking Street, Great Maplestead........................................ 6


M

Maidstone, Kent.................................................................... 41

Maidwell............................................................................... 127

Maidwell, T.H...................................................................... 128

Malyon, Bernard 'Bunny'..................................................... 41

Manfield, Halstead............................................................. 113

Mann, A.J................................................................................ 15

Mann, Arthur....................................................................... 123

Mann, Eric............................................................................ 123

Mann, Frank........................................................................ 123

Mann, Harry........................................................................ 123

Mann, T. & A.J.................................................................... 112

Mann, Thomas.................................................................... 123

Mansfield, Bill...................................................................... 125

Mansfield, Ethel..................................................................... 97

Maple Close, Halstead....................................................... 100

Maplestead Woodworks............................................. 90, 100

Marker, Ellen.......................................................................... 56

Market Hill, Halstead............................................ 40, 70, 110

Marlar, E................................................................................. 50

Marlar, John......................................................................... 128

Marsh, Frank........................................................................ 109

Marsh, John............................................................................ 96

Martin, Billy............................................................................ 30

Martin, Edith........................................................................ 121

Martin, Herbert...................................................................... 30

Martin, Peter........................................................................... 97

Martins, newsagents, Halstead........................................... 70

Mason, June........................................................................... 18

Mathews, Morton........................................................... 7, 105

May, B.F................................................................................. 15

May, Basil............................................................................... 89

McDowell, Joan..................................................................... 80

McDowell, Roy...................................................................... 80

McGhee, Billy......................................................................... 94

Mealand, Dennis.................................................................... 78

Mears, Robert...................................................................... 115

Medical Officer of Health.................................................... 32

Medical officer, 3rd. district, Halstead Union.................. 39

Member of Parliament......................................................... 32

Merrifield, David...................................................................... 7

Merryweather, Mary............................................................... 4

Metson, A................................................................................ 15

midwife.................................................................................... 38

Millar, Bert............................................................................ 125

miller.................................................................................... FCvr

Miller, ?.................................................................................... 78

Miller, Alfred............................................................................. 9

Miller, J.................................................................................... 90

Miller, June................................................................................ 7

Miller, Kate............................................................................. 98

Millers Wharf, Halstead..................................................... 107

Mills, Bob................................................................................ 54

Mills, Ethel.............................................................................. 65

Mills, Miss............................................................................... 56

Minter, Lawrence................................................................... 28

Minter, Peter........................................................................... 28

Minter, R.E.............................................................................. 32

Moal, J................................................................................... 125

Moat Farm, Gestingthorpe................................................... 45

Moger, Stanley, O.B.E...................................................... 8, 32

Moore, Florence..................................................................... 56

moral missionary..................................................................... 4

Morgan, Arthur C..................................................................... 3

Morley Rd., Halstead............................................................ 78

Morley, 'Carcase'................................................................... 70

Morley, John........................................................................... 70

Mortimer, Robert................................................................... 58

Mortimer, Tom....................................................................... 49

Mount Pleasant, Halstead......................... 10, 37, 59, 94, 98

Mourne, Tom....................................................................... 125

Moy, Thomas Ltd................................................................. 30

Mullie, Alfred.......................................................................... 69

Munford................................................................................ 128


N

Napier Arms public house.................................................... 53

Nash, butcher......................................................................... 23

Nash, Cyril.............................................................................. 32

Nash, George.......................................................................... 17

Nash, Mrs................................................................................ 32

National Omnibus Co........................................................... 29

National School, Back Lane, Castle Hedingham............ 88

Netherhouse Rd., Wickham St. Paul................................ 117

New Rd., Wickham St. Paul.............................................. 117

New Street, Halstead............................................................. 10

Newhouse Cottages, Gestingthorpe.................................... 45

Newman & Clark.......................................................... 31, 107

Newman, H.P., Halstead, Ltd.............................................. 31

Newton, Elymas..................................................................... 26

Newton, G.W.......................................................................... 15

Nice, Arthur...................................................................... 19, 29

Nice, Frank........................................................................... 126

Nice, Richard................................................................. 14, 126

Nicholson, W.A...................................................................... 32

Nightingales Farm.................................................................. 77

Noble, Fred........................................................................... 125

Nokes Foundry, Halstead.................................................. 124

Norfolk, S................................................................................ 90

Norman, Ted.......................................................................... 54

North Mills, Halstead................................................ FCvr., 78

Norton, James (builder)........................................................... 7

Norton, Jimmy....................................................................... 50

Nott, Alan.................................................................................. 8

Nott, Frank.............................................................................. 45

Nott, J..W................................................................................. 15

Nunnery Farm, Castle Hedingham....................................... 8

Nursery, Braintree Rd., Gosfield......................................... 21


O

Oak Grove, Gosfield.............................................................. 83

Oak Yard................................................................................. 24

Old Bakery, Swan St., Sible Hedingham............................. 9

Old Paper Mill, Chapel St., Halstead.................................. 49

organist, Sible Hedingham................................................... 84

Osborne, Arthur 'Fibbun'....................................................... 54

Osborne, Dave.......................................................................... 3

Osborne, George 'Hettie........................................................ 54

Osborne, Olive...................................................................... 121

osiers........................................................................................ 82

Ostler, Dora........................................................................... 107

Ostler, Joyce......................................................................... 107

Oxborrow - Smith, Mary.................................................... 122

Oxford, 2nd Earl of............................................................... 70


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Pafflin, J.................................................................................. 90

painter and decorator........................................................... 32

Pallett, Dr. Thomas, M.D...................................................... 81

Palmer, Charles...................................................................... 55

Parish Councillor, Earls Colne......................................... FCvr

park bandstand clock........................................................... 19

Parker and French................................................................. 28

Parker, Arthur......................................................................... 51

Parker, E.B.............................................................................. 15

Parker, Ted.............................................................................. 32

Parker, Ted.............................................................................. 94

Parley Beams,........................................................................ 97

Parmenter, Arthur.................................................................. 54

Parsonage St., Halstead.................................... 27, 57, 60, 70

Parsonage St., level crossing, Halstead.............................. 99

Pattiswick woods................................................................... 21

Pavely, C................................................................................. 90

Payne, Robert........................................................................... 9

Paynter's Pond, Head St., Halstead.................................... 44

Pebmarsh.............................................................................. 108

Pebmarsh, Mill Lane, smithy............................................... 49

penny farthing (bicycle) maker........................................... 34

Penraven, Mr. A.F., L.S.D..................................................... 37

Percival, Margaret................................................................. 87

Percival, Norah.................................................................... 121

Percival, Primrose................................................................ 121

Percy, Mr............................................................................... 100

Perry, Gladys........................................................................ 121

Perryman, A............................................................................ 50

Peters, Barry Keith................................................................ 40

Petersfield Lane, Gosfield.................................................... 21

petrol pump............................................................................ 24

Pettit, Ernest............................................................................ 30

Pettit, Sarah............................................................................ 51

Pettitt, Bernard......................................................................... 9

Philp, Cyril............................................................................ 102

Philp, Jim............................................................................... 102

Philp, S.J.S............................................................................... 15

Philp, West............................................................................ 102

piano tuners............................................................................ 84

Pickwick House, Sudbury Road, Halstead......................... 7

Plaistow, Fred......................................................................... 32

Plaza cinema, Sible Hedingham......................................... 27

Plumb, Arthur......................................................................... 54

Plymouth Brethren.............................................................. 112

Pole, Doris.................................................................................. 6

Pole, Joyce................................................................................. 6

Police station, Trinity Street.......................................... 20, 51

Poole Farm, Poole St., Great Yeldham.............................. 52

Porkess, J.W............................................................................ 15

Porter..................................................................................... 127

Porter, Arthur........................................................................ 111

Porter, Audrey........................................................................ 21

Porter, Martha...................................................................... 111

Portway, Charles & Son................ 4, 24,49, 53, 54, 67, 128

Portway, H.............................................................................. 50

post office worker.................................................................. 32

Post office, Halstead............................................................. 29

postman.................................................................................. 87

potato pickers......................................................................... 33

potter........................................................................................ 88

Potter St., Sible Hedingham................................................. 74

Potter Street, Harlow............................................................... 7

Potter, Charles...................................................................... 108

Potter, Frederick................................................................... 108

Potter, 'Hapenny'................................................................... 54

Potter, John........................................................................... 108

Potter, Martin....................................................................... 108

Potter, Sam........................................................................... 108

Potter, Ted............................................................................... 54

Pottery Meadow, Castle Hedingham................................. 88

Potts, John............................................................................... 22

poultry market, Braintree....................................................... 8

Pound Green, Earls Colne.................................................... 39

Powell, Margy...................................................................... 114

Prentice.................................................................................. 128

printer....................................................................................... 32

Prior, Albert............................................................................. 58

Prior, Charles........................................................................ 128

Prior, Miss................................................................................ 58

prison watchman................................................................... 17

Prison, Bridge St., Halstead.................................................. 17

prison, thatched roof............................................................. 51

propeller maintenance shop................................................ 41

pug mill.................................................................................... 28

Purkiss, Alf.............................................................................. 14

Purls Hill.................................................................................. 20

Pye, Sam................................................................................. 32

Pye, Stephen........................................................................... 51

Pyman, Claude Ross............................................................. 30

Pyman, Rod............................................................................ 30


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Queen St., Castle Hedingham............................................. 88

Queen Victoria, Golden Jubilee, 1887................................ 29

Quick, Bessie........................................................................ 121


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Radford, Cyril.................................................................. 44, 75

Railway Bell public house.................................................... 27

railway ganger........................................................................ 33

railway lengthman ................................................................ 33

railway plate layer................................................................. 33

railway porter......................................................................... 90

Railway Station, Halstead............................................ 80, 90

Randall, Ivy.............................................................................. 3

Randall, Stanley............................. FCvr, 2, 3, 26, 27, 58, 92

Ranson, J.S............................................................................. 32

Rash, Bobby........................................................................ 100

Rawlinson family................................................................ 114

Ray, Tommy........................................................................ 100

Rayner................................................................................... 127

Rayner................................................................................... 128

Rayner..................................................................................... 28

Rayner, butcher, North St., Halstead............................... 127

Rayner, Dolly......................................................................... 89

Rayner, Florrie..................................................................... 107

Rayner, Frank........................................................................ 11

Rayner, Howard.................................................................. 116

Rayner, John Frederick...................................................... 109

Rayner, Kitty....................................................................... 107

Rayner, Mrs. Ethel................................................................. 11

Rayner, North St., Halstead.............................................. 128

Rayner, Phyllis..................................................................... 107

Rayner, Rose........................................................................ 107

rayon manufacture............................................................... 42

Ready, C............................................................................... 125

Ready, Charlie....................................................................... 32

Red Cross Hospital, Earls Colne......................................... 81

Red House Farm, Little Yeldham....................................... 46

Red House, Colchester Rd., Halstead................................ 32

reed drawing.............................................................................. 4

Reed, Jock............................................................................... 96

Reed, Pam................................................................................. 7

Reeve, Horace........................................................................ 56

reporter......................................................................... FCvr, 92

Reynolds, Bill......................................................................... 48

Reynolds, G.......................................................................... 125

Ridgewell................................................................................. 38

Ridgewell Aerodrome............................................................ 41

Ripper, Charlton.................................................................... 69

Ripper, E. & T...................................................................... 122

Ripper, Edward...................................................................... 69

Ripper, Stephen........................................................................ 2

Ripper, Tucker............................................................... 69, 122

Ripper, Violet....................................................................... 121

Rippers, Sible Hedingham............................. 4, 69, 101, 125

Rippingale, Alf....................................................................... 49

Rippingale, Harry.................................................................. 28

Rippingale, Thelma............................................................... 18

road builders........................................................................... 93

road sweeper........................................................................... 93

Robinson, Charles................................................................. 56

Root, Ben................................................................ 19, 23, 100

Root, Ernest............................................................................ 23

Root, Fred............................................................................... 94

Root, Geoff........................................................................ 3, 58

Root, Jack.................................................... 23, 57, 76, 96, 99

Root, Joe................................................................................. 23

Root, Julie.................................................................................. 7

Root, Malcolm..................................................................... 1, 3

Root, Mr. (Senior)................................................................ 100

Root, Nancy........................................................................... 76

Root, 'Silver'............................................................................ 54

Root, 'Soopy'.......................................................................... 54

Root, William Herbert.................................................... 58, 92

Rose & Crown, Head St., Halstead.................................... 78

rose growers............................................................................ 94

Rosemary Lane, Halstead....................................... 34, 54 73

Rowe, Albert.................................................................. 109, 11

Rowe, Emily........................................................................... 97

Rowe, Jim............................................................................. 109

Rowland, Frank 'Ichabod'.................................................... 54

Rowson, Jim..................................................................... 12, 56

Rowson, Orlando................................................................... 12

Royal Hotel, Clacton............................................................ 71

Royal Oak public house, Halstead.............................. 44, 93

Rudd, Joan........................................................................... 121

Ruddock, W............................................................................ 79

Ruffle, John............................................................................ 51

Ruggles, Cynthia................................................................. 121

Rulten, William...................................................................... 12

Runnacles, H.......................................................................... 50

Russell, ?.................................................................................. 50

Russells Rd., Halstead.......................................................... 33


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Sach, R., High St., Halstead.............................................. 128

Sacramento, California........................................................ 41

Saddlers, The Street, Pebmarsh........................................... 95

Salmon, Arthur....................................................................... 51

Salmon, Jack............................................................................ 8

Sams, Alfred........................................................................... 55

Sargent, Connie................................................................... 107

Sargent, Phyllis......................................................................... 6

Sargent. H.W........................................................................ 112

Sayward, Arthur..................................................................... 54

Sayward, Audrey................................................................... 21

Sayward, 'Harpy'................................................................... 54

Sayward, Mr........................................................................... 87

Saywood, Gertrude............................................................. 121

Scillitoe, Cyril.......................................................................... 75

scissor grinder......................................................................... 17

Scott, James.............................................................................. 8

Scott, Mr.................................................................................. 78

Scrivener, May....................................................................... 56

seedsman................................................................................ 96

Sellens, Charles...................................................................... 27

Sewell, Charles....................................................................... 32

Sewell, Jim........................................................................ 54, 87

Sewell, T.F............................................................................... 15

Sewells Farm, Little Yeldham.............................................. 46

Sharp, George......................................................................... 21

Shelley, Fred........................................................................... 54

shopkeeper.............................................................................. 32

Sible Hedingham.......................................................... 84, 108

signalman................................................................................ 99

silk crêpe.................................................................................. 42

silk manufacture.................................................................... 42

silk throwing mill, Pebmarsh................................................ 95

silk winding mill...................................................................... 42

Silver Jubilee celebrations, 1935....................................... 107

Simper, John........................................................................... 97

Sizer, Jack............................................................................... 33

slaughterhouse, Chapel Hill, Halstead............................... 99

slaughterhouse, Parsonage St., Halstead........................... 99

Sloe Hill, Halstead................................................................. 61

Slough Farm, Halstead......................................................... 24

Smee, Percy.......................................................................... 102

Smerdon, Frederick............................................................... 71

Smith, Arthur.......................................................................... 79

Smith, Benjamin.................................................................... 95

Smith, Bennett....................................................................... 69

Smith, C.W.............................................................................. 50

Smith, Charles.......................................................................... 6

Smith, Ernie............................................................................ 20

Smith, Fred.............................................................................. 26

Smith, George......................................................................... 69

Smith, Harold......................................................................... 62

Smith, Hezekiah.................................................................. 127

Smith, Hilda......................................................................... 107

Smith, Kathleen................................................................... 121

Smith, Lil............................................................................... 107

Smith, Mervyn....................................................................... 41

Smith, Rachel......................................................................... 95

Smith, Wally........................................................................... 20

Smith, Walter 'Stumbler'....................................................... 54

Smith, William FRCVS....................................................... 113

Smith, Winston......................................................................... 6

Snooker Club, Halstead..................................................... 106

Solar Store, Halstead.......................................................... 107

solicitor.................................................................................... 32

Sparkes, Herbert.................................................................... 53

Springett, Jack........................................................................ 94

Springett, Jimmy.................................................................... 54

Spurgeon............................................................................... 128

Spurgeon L........................................................................... 125

Spurgeon, A............................................................................ 44

St. Andrews Church, Halstead............................... 16, 40, 61

St. Andrews Hall, Halstead.................................................. 27

St. Andrews School, Halstead.................................... 75, 113

St. George Burke, Mr.......................................................... 122

St. George, Tony.................................................................... 57

Staines, 'Buller'....................................................................... 54

Staines, Jim............................................................................. 62

Stambourne............................................................................ 22

Stambourne, Dyers End....................................................... 30

Stammers, Fred...................................................................... 54

Stanley Rd., Halstead.................................................... 24, 93

Stanstead Hall, Halstead............................................... 26, 92

Stanton Gray & Co............................................................... 19

Start, George............................................................................. 9

Start, Hannah........................................................................... 9

stationmaster, Halstead..................................................... 101

steam engine, ploughing..................................................... 102

steam flour mill...................................................................... 51

steam roller........................................................................... 102

Steel, Willie.............................................................................. 97

Stisted Hall.............................................................................. 76

Stock, William........................................................................ 46

Stope,..................................................................................... 127

straw plaiting........................................................................ 103

Stubbings, Charlie.................................................................. 16

Sturmer, H............................................................................... 50

Sturmer, Harry....................................................................... 32

Suckling, F............................................................................ 125

Suckling, Jimmy..................................................................... 75

Sudbury market..................................................................... 25

Sudbury Rd., Halstead....................................................... 103

Sudbury, L.............................................................................. 50

Sudbury, W............................................................................. 50

Sugar Loaves, Sible Hedingham......................................... 59

Sunnyside Forge, Halstead................................................ 113

Surridge, Frank..................................................................... 109

Suttle...................................................................................... 128

Sutton, Ray.......................................................................... 118

Swan public house, Halstead.............................................. 29

Swan St., Sible Hedingham........................................... 55, 71

Swan, Eric............................................................................... 29

Swift, Ken............................................................................... 87

Sycamore, Ernest................................................................... 42

Sycamore, Herbert................................................................ 61

Sycamore. Alf 'Donnix'......................................................... 54


T

tailor................................................................................ 32, 104

Tan Yard, Halstead...................................................... 16, 105

tandem bicycle....................................................................... 33

taxidermist............................................................................ 106

Taylor, D. John Polly............................................................. 39

Taylor, Dr. B.O.T................................................................... 39

Taylor, Dr. John..................................................................... 39

Taylor, John.............................................................................. 7

Taylor, Professor.................................................................... 27

tea dealers................................................................................. 9

Tempan, Charles................................................................... 58

Tempan, Elsie......................................................................... 58

Temperance Hotel, Trinity St., Halstead........................ 125

thatched car......................................................................... 108

thatcher................................................................................. 108

three seat bicycle................................................................... 33

threshers................................................................................ 109

Tidings Hill, Halstead..................................................... 10, 18

Tobias, George....................................................................... 21

Tobias, William...................................................................... 56

Top shop................................................................................. 23

Toppesfield............................................................................... 9

Tortoise House....................................................................... 20

Tortoise stoves.......................................................... 16, 54, 67

town crier.............................................................................. 110

Town Hall, Market Hill, Halstead............................. 32, 106

Town Surveyor....................................................................... 32

Trinity Court, Halstead......................................................... 90

Trinity Hall, Castle Hedingham.......................................... 55

Trinity Road, Halstead......................................................... 59

Trinity Square (Butler Road), Halstead............... 10, 40, 46

Trinity Street, Halstead..................................... 16, 19, 27, 40

Tuppen, Leon......................................................................... 58

Turner, Ernie......................................................................... 109

Turp, Charlie........................................................................... 54

Turp, David 'Whiting'.......................................................... 117

Turp, Dolly............................................................................ 121

Turp, Dorothy........................................................................... 6

Twitchett, ?........................................................................... 125

Two Brewers Inn, Halstead................................................. 16

Tyler and Owers, Head St., Halstead................................... 8

Tyler, Elsie............................................................................... 58


U

undertaker............................................................................ 112

Underwood, Ethel.................................................................... 5

United Brothers, Victoria Sick Benefit & Life Ass............. 9

Unwin, D.H............................................................................. 15

USAAF, Ridgewell................................................................. 10


V

Vaizey, F.A............................................................................. 15

Vaizey, K.G.R........................................................................ 32

Vaizey, Mrs............................................................................. 15

Vaizey, R.E............................................................................. 15

velvet weaver....................................................................... 115

veterinary surgeon........................................... 50, 53, 54, 113

vicar of Gosfield....................................................................... 5

Vince, Ralph........................................................................... 85


W

Wadley, Violet..................................................................... 121

Waller, Daphne......................................................................... 3

Wallis, Frederick Morton............................................. 50, 113

Wallis, William Shepherd, FRCVS.............................. 53,113

Walls, Percy...................................................................... 16, 80

Walters, Acton........................................................................ 68

Wanstead, Essex.................................................................... 70

Warner & Sons, New Mills, South St.,Braintree............. 115

Warner, Charlie...................................................................... 54

Warner, Neville....................................................................... 87

Warner, Percy......................................................................... 54

Warners, Braintree................................................................. 68

warp knitted rayon................................................................ 42

Warren, Charles..................................................................... 62

Warren, Jack........................................................................... 87

Warren, Perce......................................................................... 30

watermill............................................................................... 114

Waters, Mary............................................................................ 6

Waters, veterinary surgeon................................................ 113

Weavers Row, Halstead......................................................... 4

Weston, H............................................................................... 50

Weston, Margaret.................................................................... 6

Westrop, Herbert................................................................. 122

Wethersfield Road, Sible Hedingham................................ 20

Whitbread, butcher, Halstead............................................. 85

White Colne station yard..................................................... 72

White House Farm, Halstead.............................................. 91

Whitehead, Lil...................................................................... 107

Whiting, Geo., licensed hawker........................................... 63

Whitlock, Messrs.................................................................... 24

Whitlock, T.S.......................................................................... 15

Whitlock, Walter.................................................................... 52

Whitlocks of Great Yeldham.......................................... 4, 25

Wicker, Arthur........................................................................ 54

Wicker, Dora........................................................................ 107

Wicker, Ida........................................................................... 107

Wicker, Pat.............................................................................. 21

Wicker, Widow..................................................................... 127

Wickham Hall, Wickham St. Paul...................................... 45

Wickham St. Paul................................................................ 109

Wicks, ?................................................................................... 78

Widdop, L............................................................................. 125

Wiffen, H................................................................................ 90

Wilder.................................................................................... 127

Wilkin, B............................................................................... 125

Williamson, Percy.................................................................. 54

Williamson, Roy....................................................................... 7

Willis, Ernie............................................................................. 77

Willis, Joyce............................................................................... 3

Wilshire, Gladys................................................................... 121

Winch, Edgar.......................................................................... 90

Windmill Rd., Halstead........................................................ 80

Wiseman, Maurice.............................................................. 101

Women's Land Army................................................... 33, 122

wood turner............................................................................. 32

Woodman, The, Halstead................................................. 127

Woollard, A.......................................................................... 127

Woollings, Barbara................................................................ 11

Woollings, Muriel................................................................... 11

Woollings, Walter................................................................... 11

Woolworth's............................................................................ 24

Workhouse, North Street/Hedingham Rd.............. 4, 15, 17

Working Silk Museum, Braintree..................................... 115

Worthies Place, 11, Chapel Hill, Halstead........................ 70

Wright, George of Felstead................................................... 60

Wright, H............................................................................... 125

Wright, Herb 'Chick'.............................................................. 54

Wrights of Great Leighs...................................................... 123

Wyatt, ?................................................................................... 78


Y

Yeldham, Great, station....................................................... 38

Yerbury, A............................................................................ 125

York, Charles....................................................................... 127


Book Index

People at Work in Halstead and District by Doreen Potts

Book Index

People at Work in Halstead and District by Doreen Potts