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 the ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Alan Hart

Chelmsford, Shops In The High Streeet, 1919.

This view is taken from outside the island where the current Lloyds Bank stands, and shows the view down the High Street. In the background can be seen the ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by John Crouch

Hawkes Bros Ltd Confectionery Manufacturers

My great grandfather, Albert William Hawkes, his brother Charles and their brother-in-law John Burles had a sweet manufacturing company on New St, in ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Kate Hawkes

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