Chelmsford, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

New Street 1950s

In the late fifties I went to the Cathedral School in Chelmsford and we lived in Rainsford Road then. Sometimes after school I would come home via New Street, and also later in ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Alan Hart

The Old Hawkes Sweet Factory In New Street, Chelmsford

Hi my name is Doug, when I left school at the age of 15 in 1955 I worked at the Hawkes sweet factory as a sugar boiler, amongst other ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Doug Watts

Chelmsford Market

I was born in Chelmsford in 1937 and can remember going to the market every week and seeing all the farm animals such as cows, bulls, pigs, sheep, chickens, rabbits, etc. all ...Read full memory