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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.

The area covered by the Thurrock Local History Society

Nothing on this web site should be reproduced or copied without the permission of Thurrock Local History Society or the copyright holder.

We have an occasional blog on Thurrock history and heritage

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

                   

Latest pages

The Thurrock Local History Society is pleased to announce it has received a grant of 9,2000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund for a project which will celebrate the people, places and events that have contributed to Thurrock's rich heritage. More details of new heritage plaques financed by the project here.

Our latest Panorama has been published

There is a video of the 2017 Heritage Zone at the Orsett Show

The programme of Society talks for 2017-18

Our obituaries for Jonathan Catton and Win Tinworth

An article on a real Aveley heroine.

Our programme of meetings for 2015/16

We have re-published Terry Carney's article entitled The Simple Life in Stanford-le-Hope

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

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

     

               
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