A Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis FrithA Grand Spell of Sunshine - The Life and Legacy of Francis Frith

Important Notice Regarding Delivery:

We have been advised by Royal Mail & Parcelforce that their collection and delivery services will be disrupted by industrial action on the following dates: Friday 9th December 2022, Sunday 11th December 2022, Wednesday 14th December 2022 and Thursday 15th December 2022 so this may affect the delivery of some orders.

Great Dunmow, Essex

Made in Britain logo

Browse our selection of vintage and retro black and white photographs of Great Dunmow, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. Most of our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints and personalised photo gifts including tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as customised calendars.

Old Maps of Great Dunmow

Historic Maps of Great Dunmow and the local area.

My gt,gt grandfather Abijah Hoy was born in Great Dunmow in 1813 and was a farm worker all his working life. He died at an address in the High St in 1881 and on his death certificate his occupation was a "Cow Man". Most of the Hoy family lived in a row of very early 19thC cottages at Church End, just by the bridge over the River Chelmer. These basic 2up 2down cottages are now Grade 2 listed. Nearly all the family were ...see more

My 3rd great grandfather's name was Robert Monk,he was born in 1810 in Dunmow Essex..he had a son Thomas Monk (my 2nd great grandfather) who later married Eliza Morch and moved to Hackney.....