Peldon

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

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Peldon

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Peldon History Project
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Peldon's Early History

Peldon's Archaeology  
Domesday Book
Early Peldon wills and documents transcribed
Comyn's Charity
Peldon and Henry VIII
Sequestration of Rector of Peldon 1643
Peldon in 1831 - Wright and Bartlett
A description of Peldon in 1848

Peldon Parish Church

Peldon Church Histories
Peldon Church Bells

Peldon Houses and Buildings

Peldon Methodist Chapel
Peldon Village Hall
Peldon School
Peldon Rectories
Pyefleet House
Peldon Hall Cottage - Chris and Archie Moore
Barnards Cottages    
Honeysuckle Cottage
Malting Farm and Rolls Farm - Linda Starling
The Mystery of Honor Villa and Goings Cottages
Sleyes

Peldon Rose

Pullens of the Peldon Rose
Sparrow Pie at the Peldon Rose
Iris and Charles Ollivant at the Peldon Rose

World Wars

Peldon in WW1 from School Log Books
Evacuees come to Peldon
Preparations for a German Invasion
Auxiliary Units in WW2
Farmers' evictions in WW2, and the Peldon Protest
Women's Land Army in Essex in WW2
The War Years - Peldon. By Phyllis Day nee Wilson
David Wilson Merchant Seaman - The POWs Story
Charlton Cyril Mason died 24 February 1944
John Scales RAFVR died 20 December 1943
See also John Scales Bomber Pilot by Geoff Gonella
1953 Flood

Peldon and the Great Colchester Earthquake of 1884

Abberton Reservoir - what was there before

Peldon and the influenza pandemic 1918-19

Captain Swing Peldon Wages Riot

The Mills and Millers of Peldon

Peldon Stores - Dansies

Peldon Post Offices

Peldon's Carriers and early bus services

Peldon Neigbourhood News

Peldon Church Histories

Essex Cheese

Essex during The French Wars. The fear of invasion

The Foresters of Mersea and Peldon

Peldon Art Group  

Peldon Tug of War Team   *** NEW ***

Peldon Service Station  

Mosquitos

The Peldon Vulture

Magic Lantern Shows in Peldon

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

Martin Family of Moor Farm

Mason Family of Hill House

Percy William Mortlock died 14 March 1915

Nymann the Dane

Harry Ponder 1882 - 1979

George Scales - farmer

John Milgate  

The Miller Family

Daniel Rich - a Peldon smuggler

Harry and Angela Smith - married 1875  *** NEW ***

The Wooldridge Family of Kemps Farm

    Dora Banfield The Land Girl's Story

    Geoffrey Wooldridge

Spring Wyncoll

The Whiting Family of Peldon

Ivor Walklett - Ginetta Cars

And straying over the border...

Bernard Ratcliffe of Little Wigborough
A farmworker in Fingringhoe in 1944 by Daphne Allen

  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
 
Peldon Blacksmith
Blacksmith Hill c1911