Thurrock Local History Society is sad to announce the passing of one of our patrons Professor Geoffrey Almeric Thorndike Martin who died on 7th March 2022.
With the publication of Lost Gardens of Thurrock we are beginning to cover some parks and gardens on this web site
We have redesigned our page layout. Old pages will be converted to the new style gradually
A geophysical survey by Historic England in Belhus Park shows a 17th century garden layout, confirming research by Phil Lobley - Belhus Park Survey
We have published Panorama 58.
We have lost long term member and vice-chairman of the Society, Derek Austin - an appreciation.
We have published an on-line copy of our booklet about Alfred Russel Wallace.
We have completed a project on the impact of the cement Industry on Thurrock's people and landscape, financed by the Land of the Fanns
A new book has been published on Archaeology in Thurrock - Thurrock's Deeper Past.
On the 19th February, 2019 Writtle College hosted the Heritage Writtle Annual Lecture by Dr Sam Lucy on the Mucking Excavation
Can you help?
We got an answer to the question whether anyone could tell us about the Thurrock Motor Club?