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Braintree, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

Historic maps of Braintree and the local area, hand-drawn by Ordnance Survey cartographers and Samuel Lewis.

School Motto And Badge

I can still sing this old school song and remember the school motto "Nothing but the Best" inLatin of course. I still have those rolled up group photos but also my badge from my blazer, Thanks for the memory.

A memory of Braintree by sylvied7

My Early Years

I lived in Cressing Road, went to Chapel Hill Primary School and then to Braintree County High School. I left there in 1952 when my father was transferred by Crittall Metal Windows, to Dunedin, New Zealand. I remember the 750th Anniversary celebrations in 1949 and had always said I would like to return for the 800th ...Read full memory

A memory of Braintree by Paul Smith

Chaple Hill School

Lived in East Street, Braintree and went to Chaple Hill School. I remember some of the teachers; . Miss Cliff, Mrs Clark, Miss Jackson, Miss Bacon, John Mews, Bing Clayton, David Coe, Peter Hoy, Ray Allum, Doug Kemp, Willie Watkins, Barry Wassell, Purle Haylock, Jenny Colston, Cyril Oakley, Mick Lewin, Neville ...Read full memory

A memory of Braintree by Kenneth Grime