Rayleigh Essex

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Interesting and fun memorabilia connected to the town and the people of Rayleigh over the years.

Photo of Thundersley, Weir Roundabout Sea Pictures, History Photos, Old London, Local History, Old Photos, Places Ive Been, Past, England, Street View

Thundersley, Weir Roundabout c1955

Photo of Thundersley, Weir Roundabout c.1955

I can't believe there used t be a speedway at rayleigh weir! It just doesn't seem to fit in with the Rayleigh I know now. My Uncle said he used to go and see the Rayleigh Rockets as a teneager Bike Poster, Motorcycle Posters, Guy Martin, Classic Bikes, Sidecar, Rockets, Over The Years, Programming, Liverpool

Rayleigh Programmes over three decades

Rayleigh Rockets programme covers from each of three decades along with information

Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass -A photographical archive of historical Rayleigh. Funds raised given to local charitable causes Local History, Through The Looking Glass, Awards, Cherry, Childhood, England, Sea, Travel, Life

July 2013 - Adverts

Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass -A photographical archive of historical Rayleigh. 4000+ from 1880 to date. Presentations given upon request. Funds raised given to local charitable causes

High Street bus stop Rayleigh Bus Stop, Local History, Over The Years, Nostalgia, Childhood, Shops, England, Street View, Sea

High Street bus stop Rayleigh

Interesting shops in the background: Dossett's bakery, Quirk & Partners and Sansoms. One of these shops was I beleive Webster's Butchers. Up until the sixties the middle unit was a barbers, which you stepped down into. Remember it being full of old men (probably only in their 30's!) sitting in whicker chairs.

San Telmo Buenos Aires - the oldest area of the city, home of tango, bohemian vibe, street art and cool cafes! Cool Cafe, Local History, Sunny Days, Sunnies, The Neighbourhood, Nostalgia, The Past, Street View, San

Rayleigh High Street

Rayleigh Essex. High Street and a number 1 bus on probably the only sunny day in summer'79!

The Crown in Rayleigh High Street History Photos, Local History, The Crown, Over The Years, Community, Street, Places, Childhood, Sea

The Crown, Rayleigh | Pubs and their Inmates - 2 | Rayleigh | ... by Places | Rochford District Community Archive

The Crown in Rayleigh High Street

Rayleigh before the Welfare State Welfare State, Old London, Local History, Lantern, Places Ive Been, Past, Nostalgia, Awards, Community

Rayleigh before the Welfare State | Work | ... by Topics | Rochford District Community Archive

Photo:Top of London Hill c. 1913 click on the photo to read article about Rayleigh before the welfare state...

Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass -A photographical archive of historical Rayleigh. Property Sale, Golden Lions, Through The Looking Glass, Ephemera, Over The Years, Vintage World Maps, Nostalgia, The Past, Card Making

November 2010 - Ephemera

Rayleigh Through the Looking Glass -A photographical archive of historical Rayleigh. 4000+ from 1880 to date. Presentations given upon request. Funds raised given to local charitable causes

Rayleigh Station - Picture of the cafe taken about 6 months before a bus demolished it! Taxi, Over The Years, 6 Months, England, Sea, Mansions, The Originals, House Styles, Pictures

Rayleigh Station - Picture of the cafe taken about 6 months before a bus demolished it!

My birth decade - ok, so it's not that long ago, but the colours of the cars and th clothes really stand out from different to today Recent Discoveries, High Road, On October 3rd, Through The Looking Glass, Aerial View, Over The Years, The Past, Tower, England

My birth decade - ok, so it's not that long ago, but the colours of the cars and…