Chelmsford, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Coffee Shop In Duke Street

The smell of coffee probably wafted out from the shop at No.10 Duke Street. Basil Harrison was the town centre's grocer for many years who specialised in coffee. His ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Janet Lee

Growing Up In Chelmsford After The Second World War

I was born to a second generation Chelmsford family. My grandfather was the security guard on the Marconi's gate (Townfield Street end), his name ...Read full memory

1959 1962

I used to go with my 'gang' (Tuska, Boots, Bude, Pat ect) to Baddow Meads cafe and play Buddy Holly etc on the juke box. My godmother was caretaker of the Congregational chuch next to the ...Read full memory

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