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Halstead & District Local History Society

Halstead, Essex, England. Registered Charity No. 289304

Patron: Adrian Corder-Birch, D. L.,  President: Malcolm Root, FGRA

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1976 -2016


Sharing Our Heritage

Pictures of old Halstead

Malcolm Root will be showing his latest collection of old pictures of Halstead at the United Reformed Church, Halstead. Price £4 payable on entry.

8th October 2016





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The Halstead & District Local History Society is open to all. If you’re interested in local history, why not come along to one of our meetings?

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The Halstead and District Local History Society was formed on Thursday December 16th 1976 at a meeting held in the Scout Hut, New Street, Halstead.

The Society currently has a membership of over 100 and holds meetings on the third Thursday of each month in the Baptist Church, Hedingham Road, Halstead, Essex.

Each year we run a varied programme of local history related meetings spanning the dark ages to more recent times including the influence of the industrial revolution on the area.


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