For twenty years the History Group has collected, preserved, digitized, and disseminated local history information, and a selection has been put on the web. Watch a video introduction by selecting the village sign below and then go to the Goldhanger Past webpages...

                                                           Goldhanger village sign with video introduction            go to   Goldhanger Past    website

much of this historical information is also held in Our Files in PDF book form that can be accessed from here...
Goldhanger in the Past (first 7-pages only)
Ancient documents (40-pages)               Historic Settlement extracts (11-pages)               Past property sales (27-pages)
    Early postcards (13 pages)                     Virtual Museum  (15 pages)                       Virtual Library (19-pages)
Authors & Characters (10-pages)                Cyril Southgate memories (11-pages)                Author: Miller Christy (5-pages)
Canon Francis Dodson (3-pages)                    Local farms (15-pages)                            Beckingham Hall (8-pages)
Salt extraction on the Blackwater (8-pages)                  Osea Island (9-pages)                                Zeppelin Busters (13-pages)           
Timeless panorama scenes (6-pages)       Timeline of historical events (6-pages)                     About this project (3-pages)      
also... Read Maura Benham's book   Goldhanger - an Estuary Village   on-line (90 pages)
Read Ernest Mansfield's  Astria - The Ice Maiden   on-line (152 pages)                               and his biography (13 pages only)
and watch   Goldhanger postcards scenes   (YouTube video)


Contact Information

Churchside, Church Street
Goldhanger, Maldon