LIST OF TALKS TO ESSEX LOCAL HISTORY/HISTORICAL SOCIETIES

History talks at other organisations, that might be of interest.

Foxearth and District Local History Group

Village Hall at 7.30 p.m.

Tuesday, 13 February. Robin Drury, A Millennium of Mills and Milling

Tuesday, 12 March. Stephen Astley, William Hogarth’s Election Series

Tuesday, 9 April. Roger Green, “If these walls could speak”. The history of my 600 year old house in Friars Street, its residents and their contribution to Sudbury

Tuesday, 14 May. Janette Robinson, Flora Sandes. The only western woman who fought on the World War One front line

Tuesday, 10 September. Kevin Gault, Pillboxes and their role in the local defence of Sudbury

Tuesday, 8 October. Stephen Nunn, Barges on the Blackwater. The story of Maldon’s barges - past and present

Tuesday, 12 November. Charlie Haylock, A History of Surnames

 

Halstead and District Local Historical Society

Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead at 7.30 p.m.

Thursday, 15 February. Gordon Brown, Earls Colne and World War Two

Thursday, 21 March. Peter Jones, The great Essex earthquake

Thursday, 18 April. John Thurman, Silhouettes

Thursday, 16 May. Neil Wiffen, Supplying Edward III’s armies: the experience of Essex c.1337

 

Saffron Walden Historical Society

Quaker Meeting House, High Street, Saffron Walden at 7.45 p.m.

Wednesday, 28 February. Christopher Hadley, The Road - the Story of the Romans and Ways to the past (Zoom)

Wednesday 27 March. Martin Rose, Politics and Engineering: the railway to Cambridge and the Audley End Estate

Wednesday, 24 April. Neil Wiffen, Preparing for Invasion in 1803: what Debden’s invasion returns can tell us of the Agricultural Revolution

 

The Essex Branch of the Historical Association

Trinity Methodist Church, Rainsford Road, Chelmsford CM1 2XS

Saturdays at 2.30 p.m.

Saturday, 2 March. Ian Mursell, Aztecs and Mayas and the story of the Spanish Conquest of Mexico.

Saturday, 20 April. Jim Lewis, Sir Jules Thorn, the man and his (business) Empire

Saturday, 18 May. Andrew Breeze, Celtic Paganism

 

14:39, 09 Feb 2024 by Mike Crome

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