Harlow’s Fallen of WW1: Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918

Harlow’s Fallen of WW1: Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918

Gerard Croft Hoare: 1899 to 1918 GERARD’S parents were Geoffrey De Mountenay G Hoare, born in Godstone, Surrey in 1871 and Joyce Margaret Page Croft, Born in Ware, Hertfordshire in 1870. Thy married in Ware in the spring of 1898. Gerard Hoare was born in Harlow in 1899. The 1901 cents shows Gerard residin gin […]

Come and visit Harlow Museum

Come and visit Harlow Museum

AS we bask in this glorious weather, we thought this would be an ideal time to take a walk around Harlow Museum. Our guided tour was by the Operations manager of both Harlow Museum and Science Alive, Sharon Davies. The aim is to get away from “hidden treasure’ tag and towards letting people know and […]

On-line tribute to iconic Gilbeys building

On-line tribute to iconic Gilbeys building

AN ON-LINE tribute pays homage to a number of lost iconic buildings in Britain and pays a particular tribute to the Gilbeys Building in Harlow. Designed by Peter Falconer and Associates, this building was completed in 1963, when the company moved its operation from London to Harlow. Traditionally, a factory would have been built in […]

Do you recall Harlow’s 40th birthday?

Do you recall Harlow’s 40th birthday?

ON the website you can read about the aims of my dissertation in more detail, but more importantly I want residents to get involved in a range of ways. The website is by no means a substitute for my dissertation, instead it is something separate which sets out to fulfil the additional aims I have envisaged for my dissertation.

Harlow Museum to host Response and Rescue Exhibition

Harlow Museum to host Response and Rescue Exhibition

HARLOW Museum is teaming up with Epping Forest District Museum to bring blues and twos to our next exciting exhibition. Discover the amazing world of the emergency services and explorer how the Police, Fire, Ambulance, Lifeboat and Coast Guard went from simple beginnings to integral parts of our modern society and infrastructure.

Harlow Museum to host talk on Leah Manning

Harlow Museum to host talk on Leah Manning

FORMER Harlow MP, Stan Newens is set to give a talk on former Harlow MP, Leah Manning. The talk will be held at Harlow Museum on Thursday 1st March at 7pm as a part of the 1918 Representation of the Peoples Act 1918 and the importance of promoting woman of significance in Harlow. Tweet

Much-loved former councillor Joshua Jolles passes away

Much-loved former councillor Joshua Jolles passes away

FORMER Great Parndon Ward Councillor Joshua Jolles passed away on Tuesday morning (13 February 2018). Joshua’s funeral was held at Parndon Wood Cemetery on Thursday (15 February 2018). Joining Joshua’s family and friends were councillors and Council staff. Joshua was both a Conservative and Independent Councillor serving the Great Parndon Ward for many years. He […]

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