Old Maps of Rochford

Historic Maps of Rochford and the local area.

I was born in Rochford in 1957 and grew up in Kings Hill and Kings Hill Cottage both which were owned by my grandparents Clem and Frieda Shillan. I remember doughnuts and milkshakes at Delph house in the square. It was then owned by two of my grandmother's friends, Stella and Betty. I can also remember on (...Read full memory)

Two Clubs ran at The Kings Head - they were called Folkus & Folk Blues and Beyond. Later they moved to the Horse and Groom. Such guest singers were Sam Mitchell and John Martin. The room at the Kings Head was upstairs and nothing more than a large bedroom. There were no chairs, we stood or sat on the floor. It (...Read full memory)