Society meetings: 2003 - 2004

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Friday, 19th September, 2003. The English Gentleman and his Country Estates
by Georgina Green

A sweeping survey from Elizabethian knots through Georgian parks to Victorian green houses. Click here for more.

Friday, 17th October, 2003. Alfred Russel Wallace and the house he built in Grays
by Dr. George W. Beccaloni

Not just the Dell, but Wallace's life and houses. Click here for more

Friday, 21st November, 2003 . Archive Films
by John Stocks of East Anglian Film Archive

The fleet at Southend, floods at Purfleet, campers at Butlins and many other aspects of Essex recorded on film - Click here for more

Friday, 12th December, 2003
Christmas Meeting: Stuart Thurrock and party.

Sausage rolls, wine, regicides and Tilbury Fort - Click here for more

Friday, 16th January, 2004.
Discoveries on the Thames Foreshore by Fiona Haughy

Hand axes, Roman coins and many other things found in the mud - Click here for more

Friday, 27th February, 2004, Beneath the City Streets - London's Unseen History
by Peter Lawrence

Streams, sewers and a lot more - Click here for more

Friday, 19th March, 2004. "The Forgotten Men" - The Royal Gunpowder Factory Explosion 1940,
by Bryn Elliott

Actually, 3 explosions, and the men killed are now remembered a little better - Click here for more

Friday, 23rd April, 2004. A.G.M.

The AGM and a talk by Jonathan Catton - click here for more

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