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There are numerous books and research information about different aspects of Rochford District and the surrounding area. Some of these are mentioned here in order to promote local authors and historians, whilst helping people to more easily find information about our local heritage.

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A History of Rochford

ISBN: 978-0850332490

Author: L. R. Cryer

An essential read for those interested in the history of Rochford. Cryer's research brings life to the early years of th...

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Great Grandfather's Country - The recreated 1899 Diary of William Sorrell

ISBN: 978-1513664163

Author: David Sorrell

‘Tinman’ William Sorrell’s diary entries for 1899 provide an entertaining and intriguing view of the p...

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Rayleigh: A History

ISBN: 978-1860773556

Author: Ian Yearsley

Rayleigh owes its origins to the flints on Hambro Hill, which attracted its first human residents as long ago as the Sto...

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Rochford: A History

ISBN: 978-1860773105

Author: Mavis Sipple

Rochford for centuries was the most important town in the area, giving its name to the Rochford Hundred. When South-End ...

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