The Essex Record Office has posted three items relating to Essex’s Industrial Archaeology in order to advertise the Conference on 6 July 2013, co-hosted by the Essex Society for Archaeology and History. All items contain copies from their archives and make interesting reading.
Housing The Workers (http://www.essexrecordofficeblog.co.uk/essexs-industrial-archaeology-housing-the-workers/ ) describes the homes built by Bentalls, Critalls and Bata.
Courtauld’s – Silk Weaving in Braintree (http://www.essexrecordofficeblog.co.uk/courtaulds/ ) gives a history of this firm.
Marconi Wireless Telegraph Ltd (http://www.essexrecordofficeblog.co.uk/essexs-industrial-archaeology-marconi-wireless-telegraph-co-ltd/ ) describes this famous Chelmsford based company.
For a programme of the Conference click here: http://www.essexrecordofficeblog.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Programme-Essexs-Industrial-Archaeology.pdf
And to book:
Tickets: £15.00 including refreshments and buffet lunch. Please book in advance on 01245 244614