Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Tollesbury, along with a selection of historic maps, local history books, and fascinating memories that our visitors have contributed. All our photos and maps are available to buy in a wide range of product formats, including framed prints, canvas prints, tea towels, mugs, jigsaws, tableware, cushion covers and as one photo in a customised calendar. Most of our local history books can have a personalised inscription added for FREE to the title page.
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My mother and father moved into The Kings Head when I was four, just after my nan and grandad bought it. It's a lovely pub and they still own it to this day. It's one hundred percent haunted as there are too many stories for it not to be. I don't exactly know how old The Kings Head is but I've been told that King (...Read full memory)
I didn't live in Tollesbury but my in-laws' ancestors were the Rose family, James and Charlotte, born 1807 and 1809. He was an agricultural labourer and his children were Ann, Mehetebel, George, Susan, Thomas, maybe Isaac who married Kezia Woods. If anyone knows of any descendants or anything about the family I would be very interested. Vicki Manning