For thirty years the History Group has collected, preserved and disseminated local history information. A selection is on the web... 

                                                                     Goldhanger village sign with video introduction        go to   Goldhanger Past    home page

Churchside1 site missing?          

much of this historical information is also held in Our Files in PDF book form that can be accessed from here...
Goldhanger in the Past book (160 pages on-line)
Ancient documents (40-pages)               Historic Settlement extracts (11-pages)               Past property sales (27-pages)
    Early postcards (13 pages)                     Virtual Museum  (15 pages)                       Virtual Library (19-pages)
Authors & Characters (10-pages)                Cyril Southgate memories (11-pages)                Author: Miller Christy (5-pages)
Canon Francis Dodson (3-pages)                    Local farms (15-pages)                            Beckingham Hall (8-pages)
Salt extraction on the Blackwater (8-pages)                  Osea Island (9-pages)                                Zeppelin Busters (13-pages)           
Timeless panorama scenes (6-pages)       Timeline of historical events (6-pages)                     About this project (3-pages)      
    Cottages Lost  (23 images)                   Goldhanger in the Great War                           Local Railways in the past   
also... Read Maura Benham's book   Goldhanger - an Estuary Village  (90 pages on-line)
Read Ernest Mansfield's  Astria - The Ice Maiden   on-line (152 pages)                      and his biography (13 page summary only)
and watch these short videos...        
Goldhanger postcards                               St. Peters history                                           Osea Island postcards


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