Peldon History Project is working to record the history of the village of Peldon.

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Documents, cuttings

Peldon History Project
Mission, topics covered, contacts, background

Articles about Peldon

Peldon Methodist Chapel

The Peldon Vulture

1953 Flood

Pyefleet House

Farmers' evictions in WW2, and the Peldon Protest

Women's Land Army in Essex in WW2

Peldon and the Great Colchester Earthquake of 1884

Captain Swing Peldon Wages Riot

Evacuees come to Peldon

Pullens of the Peldon Rose

Sparrow Pie at the Peldon Rose

Iris and Charles Ollivant at the Peldon Rose   *** NEW ***

Comyn's Charity

The Mills and Millers of Peldon

Peldon Stores - Dansies

Peldon Post Offices

Peldon's Carriers and early bus services

Peldon School

Peldon in WW1 from School Log Books

Peldon Village Hall

Peldon Neigbourhood News

Peldon Hall Cottage - Chris and Archie Moore

Peldon Church Histories

Essex during The French Wars. The fear of invasion

The Foresters of Mersea and Peldon

Peldon Rectories

Peldon Art Group  

Peldon Service Station  

Peldon Archaeology  

Peldon People

Alfred George Baldwin died 24 March 1918

John Linnett Clarke

The Coans

Private Dines died 4 November 1918

The Fenns of Lower Road

Ernest Frederick Gladwell 1890-1915

Herbert Harrison - killed in the First Boer War

The Hyams - Shopkeepers of Peldon

Mark Hyam - 1889 - 1990

The Mallett Family; Sailors and Shopkeeper

Charlton Cyril Mason died 24 February 1944

Mason Family of Hill House

Percy William Mortlock died 14 March 1915

Harry Ponder

George Scales - farmer

The Miller Family

Daniel Rich - a Peldon smuggler

The Wooldridge Family of Kemps Farm

    Dora Banfield The Land Girl's Story

    Geoffrey Wooldridge

Spring Wyncoll

Arthur George Whiting died 17 August 1917

Ivor Walklett - Ginetta Cars

And straying over the border...

Bernard Ratcliffe of Little Wigborough

A farmworker in Fingringhoe in 1944 by Daphne Allen

Auxiliary Units in WW2   *** NEW ***

  Peldon Shop in the 1920s
S.C. White & Co. Peldon shop in the 1920s
Peldon Rose around 1905
Peldon Rose around 1905
Lost - Peldon Hole, now under the Reservoir
Lost - Peldon Hole, now under the Reservoir
Peldon Church c1911
St Mary's Church, Peldon circa 1911
Peldon Ploug
Peldon Plough