Old Maps of Elmstead

Historic Maps of Elmstead and the local area.

Memories of Elmstead

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I grew up in Elmstead Market moving there when I was 18 months old and left in 1965 when I was 8. I went to Elmstead School where Vera Norfolk was my first teacher and the headteacher was Mr Clegg. Vera's sister Muriel ran the village shop and they lived in a little cottage at the crossroads on School Road/Colchester (...Read full memory)

My name was Margaret Locke when I went to school here from 1955 to 1961. The teachers were Miss Webb (head teacher), Mrs Wringe and Miss Vera Norfolk. I have fond memories of Elmstead and was christened in St Pauls church and married at St Lawrence church 40 years ago next month. I also used to read the lessons in church (...Read full memory)