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Thurrock Local History Society

The aims of the Society are to encourage interest in and to collect and disseminate information on the history and antiquities of the Thurrock area and to take any action as is appropriate to secure the protection of any buildings, monuments and landscapes which in the opinion of the Society are of historical or architectural interest.

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Training Ship Cornwall

      Tilbury Fort

Horndon Wool
Market

Baker Street
Windmill

South Ockendon
Church

Queen Elizabeth II
Bridge

The entrance to Tilbury Fort

The Wool Market at Horndon

Baker Street Mill

The round tower of South Ockendon church

                   

The society was sad to learn of the death of long time member, Brian Burton, during the Christmas break. An appreciation of his contribution to the local history of Thurrock and beyond will appear shortly.

Latest pages

We wish to mark the 100th anniversary of the First World War by publishing information about Thurrock men and women who participated.

The latest brief historical guide to Thurrock parishes is Mucking  

We celebrated our 60th anniversary and received a letter from Buckingham Palace - Queen's letter

Thurrock Local History Society is supporting the campaign to preserve The Dell

We have re-published Randal Bingley's edition of a Chadwell Farm Sale

There is a short account of The Lakeside Hammers

Can you help?

We got an answer to the question whether anyone could tell us about the Thurrock Motor Club?  

     

               
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