Programme of Winter meetings 2006 - 2007

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Friday, 15th September, 2006: Discoveries of the Saxon period in S.E. Essex

Rosemary Arscott told us about the archaeology from Canvey Island to Southend including Roman, for details click here.

Friday, 20th October, 2006: 19th Century Silk Industry in Suffolk & Essex

David Possee told the history of silk from C2600 BC in China to the 19th century in England, for details click here.

Friday, 17th November, 2006: The History of Rochester Bridge

James Gibson gave us an account of the bridges over the Medway, for details click here

Friday, 15th December,2006: The Christmas Meeting & Party

Nurses in Singapore, Ambulances in Thurrock, a buffet and wine. For details, click here.

Friday, 19th January, 2007: Chadwell Parish Boundary

John Matthews told us about tithes, Saxon estates and why Tilbury Fort's officers were buried in West Tilbury. For details, click here.

Friday, 23 February, 2007: The Barrett-Lennards

Susan Yates told the story of Belhus and the Barrett-Lennard family. For details, click here.

Friday,16th March, 2007: St Roger of Beeleigh Abbey

Stephen Nunn told us about this little known medieval saint. For details , click here

Friday, 20th April,2007: Annual General Meeting

After the AGM agenda, Brian Burton gave a lively account of Thurrock's defences along the river Thames, click here


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