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Past Times 69 - June 2020

The main features are a guest article on the centre pages - Discovery of a Tudor House in Galleywood (27 & 29 Well Lane) by member Malcolm Stuart and a supplement article by our scheduled June speaker Julian Whybra on The Battle of Norsey Wood 1381.  There is also mention of booklets on Growing up in Galleywood by William Weeks born here in 1909.  These will be available at the Heritage Centre from later in the year.

June Talk

The talk scheduled to be given by Julian Wybra on 10th June on the History of Landscape was cancelled

Galleywood Festival

The Society was pleased to support the Galleywood Festival between 6-14th June by supplying recordings of oral history interviews with Christine Whybro and a recording of the talk given by George Coutauld on Being a Queens Messenger given at its AGM in November last year.

Galleywood Heritage Centre*

The Heritage Room is usually open on Tuesdays 1.30-3.30pm and by prior appointment Sundays 11.00am to 1.00pm.  Contact Wendy 01245 250499 . 

Local Family History Research

The Essex Society for Family History meets monthly on a Satuday at Galleywood Heritage Centre*.  If you would like to know how to start researching your family history contact 

* Please note Galleywood Heritage Centre is currently closed to comply with Covid-19 restrictions.  Check their website for opening arrangements.