Essex Journal, 52, I (2017)

Essex Journal, 52, I (2017)

Spring 2017

Editorial                                                                                            p.2

News from the Essex Record Office                                            p.4

Galleywood Heritage Centre                                                        p.5

Billericay & Great Burstead: the Muster Roll of 1539
Julian Whybra                                                                                  p.6

When Bill Sykes Junior came to visit – the rise in
juvenile crime in Southend during the Great War
Andrew Emeny                                                                                p.15

Ongar Radio Station
Michael Leach                                                                                  p.25

Tuesday 29th October 1940: Spitfire Down
Neil Wiffen                                                                                        p.33


Peter Huggins (1926–2016)                                               p.40

Beryl Board (1929-2017)                                                    p.41

Book Reviews                                                                                 p.42

Joan Gurney & Alan Skinner,
Grey Friars: Colchester’s Forgotten Corner –
the seven lives of a special site

Keith Snow,
A Guide to St Martin’s Church, Chipping Ongar

Thurrock Local History Society,
Discovering Alfred Russel Wallace in Thurrock

 Rachel Lichtenstein,
Estuary: Out from London to the Sea

EJ 20 Questions? Richard Morris                                               p. 45