Chelmsford, Mother And Daughter 1919

Memories of Chelmsford


William Leech moved from St Martins in the Field, London to 20 Duke Street,  Chelmsford in 1794. There he started up his gun maker's shop. Later he moved to 3 &4 Tindale Street, Chelmesford. Percy Leech, the last family gun maker, trading under W Leech & Sons, sold the business (...Read full memory)

I have a photograph (taken by Fred Spalding) of all the (mainly female) workers who did the night shift at Hoffmann's Turret taken in January 1919. One of the workers is my grandmother aged 23. Can anyone supply any history to what these workers may have actually been doing? Would they have been making (...Read full memory)

Hello, I recall going with my mother in the 1960's to visit her friends who were the landlord and landlady of a pub called The Clockhouse. I recall it had a small tower with a clock and a small, raised garden at the back. I just tried looking it up on Google but could find no trace?. Can anyone recall this pub and tell me its location? Thanks

Does anyone remember the name of the coffee shop in Duke Street opposite the Golden Fleece, you could smell the coffee from miles away!

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