A Wivenhoe born Australian Soldier (Died 22nd June 1918)
By A. F. J. Brown, Essex Record Office Publications No. 59, Essex County Council,1972, SBN 900360 14 3, 206pp
Made in 1979 and now in the Nottage Maritime Institute
19th century entertainment
Growth from a small garage to a luxury coach hire business.
From World War One Admiral's chef to Chip Shop owner
A Red Cross VAD nurse during WW1
Extract from the Will of Henry Foote, yeoman, 29 March 1595, Essex Record Office D/ACW 3/204
Next to the water tower in Tower Road.
Daughter of James Green drowned aged 3
He ran the Wivenhoe newsagents during the 1960s
A tribute to a lovely lady who was respected by everyone
About Joan Hickson who lived in Wivenhoe
By Nicholas Butler, Nicholas Butler, 1997, ISBN 0 95707376 1 5, 224pp, (E.WIV.920 HAR)
His funeral will be on Friday 23rd March at 2.30pm. Read about his contribution to Wivenhoe
Extract from the Will of John Venstree gentleman, 28 May 1591 (National Archives PRO 11/78/424)
Joyce is the daughter of the yachtsman, Ben Blackwood. She became a teacher and a pioneer woman sailor. She was born in Queens Road in 1928 and lived there for 83 years.
A tragic accident at Wivenhoe Railway Station
They replaced the men in the fields who had gone off to fight in the War
About Ted Hill, who lived in Clifton Terrace, Wivenhoe, made a life peer for services to trade unions. Died 1969.
He served in the Royal Naval Reserve in WW1, was awarded the DSO and commanded the SY Vanessa