about these records

The material presented on this website is a small proportion of that held locally in the Goldhanger Digital Archive and the images included here have a lower definition than those held in the archives. The copyright to the website design and majority of the material on the site is held by the Goldhanger Digital Archive. Acknowledgements for short extracts and snippets taken from other documents and to individual contributors are given in many places within the texts. Further acknowledgements will be readily added, or material removed, if request by copyright holders who have not so far been identified. Enquiries, comments, and offers of information associated with the village history will be most gratefully received at this re-typed email address:

david<at>churchside1<dot>plus<dot>com

The scale of the material held on the site is in the.... Site Map

The webpages show on the site-map are held at...... www.churchside1.plus.com/Goldhanger-past   (Search for: Goldhanger past)

which can be accessed via a gateway at................. sites.google.com/site/goldhangerhistory   (Search for: Goldhanger history gateway)

and via Essex County Council’s community site...... www.essexinfo.net/goldhanger-history  (Search for: goldhanger history group)

There is also a copy of the website at..................... past.goldhanger.org.uk

The background to the site and archives is in.......... more about this website

Links to external sites are collected together in....... Useful external links

List of local history talks given in recent years........ Talks

Recent changes:

New in Jan 2017

Transport in the past - covering equine based, cycles, automobiles, etc.

 

New in Feb 2017

Newspaper articles from the past -100  press cuttings from the archives

 

New in June 2017

YouTube video - Ernest Mansfield, gold prospector extraordinary

 

New in Aug 2017

YouTube video- Zeppelin Busters over the Blackwater

 

New in Sept 2017

Frank Wellington motor manufacturer, dealer & racer with local connections

 

 New in Oct 2017

1977, 2002 &2012 Jubilee videos  - on YouTube

 

YouTube video - Beckingham Hall Gatehouse, a short history

 

New in Nov 2017

Societies and Clubs  50+ groups identified over several centuries

 

New in Dec 2017

Chapel at Chappel farm - an ancient chapel close to the farm but within Goldhanger

 

The Gurton Family - associated with the Grove Chapel and a charitable Trust

 

New in Jan 2018

Coe-Coape and Coape-Arnold families – local land owners in the past

 

 

YouTube video - a short tour and history of St Peter’s Church

 

The Barrow Marshes – an area to the west, once in Goldhanger Parish

 

New in Feb 2018

Fishing at Goldhanger and on the Blackwater – in the past

 

Aerial views – in high definition from the1980s

 

New in Mar 2018

YouTube video - BBC Radio Essex Quest visits Goldhanger

 

YouTube video - Goldhanger Then & Now, using old postcards

 

Portraits - sadly three recent additions

 

New in Apr 2018

YouTube video -Osea Island - images from the past

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