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In the village...

The Little Baddow Society

The Family History Group

Little Baddow Parish Council Website


Other links...

Essex Record Office

Maldon Archaeology and History Group

History House

the museum of power

Chelmsford Museums Service 


Remember these events?

Victorian Christmas Games! (2013)

heather hills

The Heather Hills, 1918

people and places

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2018 marks the end of World War 1 and our village community would like to celebrate this and remember our local men and women who served our country, many losing their lives as a result of conflict.

Remembrance Day, 11th November, falls on a Sunday and we invite the community to prepare for a
‘Ceremony of Remembrance and Peace’

Do you remember the ‘Field of Poppies’ in the moat of The Tower of London? We hope to create Little Baddow’s own ‘Field of Poppies’ in the grass by the recently reinstated Memorial Arch at the Memorial Hall using Poppy Wild Bird Dish Feeders
We hope to have a stock of these (around £8) available to purchase.
For our own ‘Waterfall of Poppies’ we invite you to make a poppy from any red, white and black material for attachment to a net for display. Patterns are available and we hope to have drop-in working groups for anyone who would like to join together to commemorate this special event.
Please join us on Tuesday 24th April 10am-12noon at our first drop-in session at The History Centre, Chapel Lane, CM3 4BE to get started on ‘Poppy’ making!
We have several months to create a memorable scene and we can all be part of this significant event.
 For further information, patterns, news of more ‘Stitch-Ins’ etc. please contact:
Alison Harker 01245 223042   Wendy Godden 01245 223873


Click on the image above for information about Little Baddow's re-dedicated War Memorial.

or, if you are using a mobile phone, click here

foldersCome and browse our folders for information on people, places and previous exhibition material!

New editions of the five historical novels by Jesse Berridge, all set within the village, have been published! Click any image for more information...

Tudor Rose Stronghold Gracys Walk Brother john bettina

Opening times...

Wednesdays 2 - 4pm

Thursdays 10am - noon

Sundays 2 - 4pm

The History Centre

This lovely, light room is available for hire on a regular or occasional basis.

Ideal for Art, Craft groups, Meetings, Choir practice and Music groups.

It seats up to 24 people, with parking, toilets, tea and coffee making facilities available.

For further information and Terms & Conditions, please contact: M Klaber

01245 224539

For information about our 2018 programme and other events in the village...




miss sorrelsAll three volumes of Sheila Rowley's history of the village are available as free digital downloads.

Just follow the 'Shop and Publications' link above.