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Historic Upminster Hill

The stretch of St Mary’s Lane running westwards from the main crossroads towards Hornchurch, running down Upminster Hill to the River Ingrebourne at Upminster Bridge, is an area steeped in history, with the greatest concentration of old and listed buildings … Continue reading

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Upminster’s Remarkable Historian: T L Wilson (1833-1919)

How strange it seems today that a village carpenter, who died in relative poverty, devoted much of his life to documenting Upminster’s history through his books and scrapbook collections of local archives.  That carpenter and local historian was Thomas Lewis … Continue reading

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Station Road, Upminster – about one hundred years ago

Have you looked at the photograph of Upminster’s Station Road at the top of each page on this site and wondered when it was taken?  What clues are in the photo to help you pin down a date or range … Continue reading

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