Buy 2 for 1 this week!

Chelmsford, Essex
Photos, Maps, Books and Memories

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

Bootmakers Shop

My great-grandfather was the bootmaker who worked from the shop in Moulsham Street in the late 1890s. His name was Leonard Orrin and he married Annie Caple in 1901. I believe the ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by Jo Kearney

Researching John Austin Born 1916 In Chelmsford

Does anyone have any details about a John Austin, born in Chelmsford early in 1916 to a mother with the surname Gigney? My wife is trying to ...Read full memory

Chelmsford, The Can Viaduct 1895

In the foreground can be seen the lake which is situated alongside the railway line, with the viaduct in the distance with its spans and arches. The lake itself ...Read full memory

A memory of Chelmsford by John Crouch