Danbury, Essex (near Chelmsford)
Browse our selection of old black and white photographs of Danbury, 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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I was a student nurse in London in the 1960's. On my days off I used to visit my grandmother Minnie Grainge who lived at various times in Little Baddow and Danbury. Her family home had been in Woodham Walter. In those days I used to catch the bus at Chelmsford which took me through Eve's corner to Little Baddow. I (...Read full memory)
One of three sons, Peter Came a local historian and former pupil of Danbury Infants and Juniors School who later became a teacher at Maldon School wrote extensively about the village in preparation for a book which unfortunately he never achieved. The school stood a short distance from Eves Corner in the (...Read full memory)