We have an occasional blog on Thurrock history and heritage.

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We have redesigned our page layout. Old pages will be converted to the new style gradually

We have interactive maps of Thurrock's Green Plaques and places associated with the cement industry.

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 are sad to report the death of Mary Dyne, long term member and former committee member

We have lost long term member and vice-chairman of the Society, Derek Austin - Funeral Notice

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

The Society is sad to record the passing of Christopher Harrold, long-term member and patron of the society.

Our obituaries for Jonathan Catton and Win Tinworth

Can you help?

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

This page was last updated on 25 January 2022

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