Thurrock Local History Society

Thurrock Local History Society

AT our first meeting of the new year Mark Rowland gave us a detailed and well-illustrated lecture on riverside commerce in Grays, south of the railway. In 1840 a pier was built for passenger steamers to London, also pleasure steamers, a service which was killed by the coming of the railway.

Thurrock Museum’s Attic Project hailed a success

Thurrock Museum’s Attic Project hailed a success

THURROCK Museum’s Attic Project has come to an end, a year after the initiative was awarded £10,000 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund which enabled museum volunteers to organise its archive of historical artefacts so that new items could be displayed within the collection.

History: The Phoney War in Thurrock

History: The Phoney War in Thurrock

Exhibition THE PHONEY WAR Presented by Thurrock Museum Volunteers The early months of World War II Bata Local Defence Volunteers Home Guard (Dad’s Army) at Thurrock Museum Monday 14 October – Friday 1 November (closing at 11am on Friday 1 November)