Chelmsford, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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


I remember Chelmsford, my dad used to work on the Eastern National Buses for twenty eight years as a 'clippy' til 1973 when he died. We used to live in Waltham where he cycled down to the ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Pat Kings

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 things, ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Doug Watts

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

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