Rochford, Stambridge Mill c.1955

Rochford, Stambridge Mill c.1955

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Memories of Rochford

Kings Hill & Kings Hill Cottage

I was born in Rochford in 1957 and grew up in Kings Hill and Kings Hill Cottage both which were owned by my grandparents Clem and Frieda Shillan. I remember doughnuts and ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochford by Dinah Kyd

Rochford Fair

I remember Rochford very dearly. As a young child I often stayed with my great-grandmother, Sara Ann Simpson. I'd walk around the churchyard, the empty farm, climb the stile, visit the ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochford by Ashlea Simpson

Rochford Sports Festival

I did not live in Rochford, I lived in Hawkwell as a child/ teenager, but went to school there, first going to Rochford Primary then King Edmunds. One of my best friends who I ...Read full memory

Mill Lane

We lived at number 11 Mill Lane and later moved to number 7. My late father, Joe Clarke was the chemist at the Mill. I remember my early childhood lived in Rochford so very fondly. We were ...Read full memory

A memory of Rochford by Nicola Scott

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The Mill stood to the south of Rochford on the tidal estuary of the River Roach. Many mills existed along the tidal arms of the sea fingering into Essex which provided easy transport by water. It was originally a water mill, and was owned by Rankins the Millers when it burned down in April 1965.

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