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and Burnham Standard by e-mailing us at mbsdistrict@nqe.com

Travelling Burnham... from New Zealand

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Travelling Burnham... from New Zealand

2:45pm Friday 14th October 2011

This photo was taken at a fete in about 1938 on the Mildmay Ironworks sports field, Burnham.

Pupils making a splash at Burnham pool

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Pupils making a splash at Burnham pool

10:40am Sunday 2nd October 2011

Youngsters had a smashing time at the opening of a school’s new swimming pool.

Days of iron in Burnham are over

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Mildmay Ironworks in Burnham. (Picture: Derek Argent).

2:38pm Friday 30th September 2011

The end of an era is captured in these photographs of the Mildmay Ironworks in Burnham.

The winning team of 1962

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The winning team of 1962

2:36pm Friday 30th September 2011

VICTORIOUS members of Southminster Tennis Club are pictured after winning a contest.

Is this a photo of Coronation Day?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Is this a photo of Coronation Day?

2:23pm Friday 30th September 2011

Does anyone remember when this photograph was taken?

Do you know faces in pictures of bygone days?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The Althorne Cub Pack in the 1950s.

11:00am Monday 4th October 2010

Do you remember anyone in these photographs of village institutions in bygone days?

Can you remember the teachers of the 1950s?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The teachers of Burnham County School in the 1950s.

12:43pm Friday 1st October 2010

Were you a pupil at Burnham County Sch-ool in the 1950s and do you remember these teachers?

Remembering the few

Maldon and Burnham Standard: The battle in the sky: the cover shot from Stephen P Nunn’s book. Pictures courtesy Stephen P Nunn

11:03am Friday 24th September 2010

Local historian STEPHEN P NUNN looks at how the Maldon district was in the thick of the Battle of Britain

Pictures from Burnham's past

Maldon and Burnham Standard: School pageant, 1953.

11:00am Sunday 22nd August 2010

Two photographs from Burnham in the 1950s have been sent in by Gordon Belsham, of Mill Road, Burnham.

Can you help solve the riddles of these pictures?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Who are they? A Christmas party in Heybridge Basin in 1948 or 1949.

8:50am Saturday 21st August 2010

Can you help two readers solve the mystery in these photographs?

On the waterfront

Maldon and Burnham Standard: On the waterfront

2:40pm Friday 20th August 2010

Regular contributor DEREK ARGENT has sent in another photo from his archive for readers to reminisce over, this time of a view of Burnham waterfront taken in the late 1960s.

Army cadets pose for the camera

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Ready to serve their country: the Southminster Army Cadets in about 1943.

9:40am Friday 20th August 2010

Army cadets pose proudly for the camera in this photograph from the 1940s.

Family links to our old photos

Maldon and Burnham Standard: mbs memories burnham steam engine

10:30am Thursday 19th August 2010

He may now live in Cornwall, but Trevor Robinson keeps up with the news of his home town of Burnham.

Leading figures are brought alive

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Members of the Royal British Legion gathered outside Burnham railway station.

9:20am Wednesday 18th August 2010

The events of 1815 to 1915 and the leading figures of the day were brought alive by this production in Burnham.

Memories of Mayland horse show

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Youngsters at a horse-jumping show in Mayland.

2:00pm Tuesday 17th August 2010

Youngsters, pictured by DEREK ARGENT, at a horse- jumping show in Mayland in 1967.

Do you know who's who?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Burnham Baptist Church YWB class, taken on June 27, 1928.

11:00am Monday 16th August 2010

More memories of Burnham in bygone days have been sent in by Standard reader BOB KING.

John appeals for cricket team help

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Line-up: the Burnham Wednesdays cricket team in about 1938.

10:00am Sunday 15th August 2010

A plea has come from thousands of miles away for help in identifying some of the cricketers in this team photograph.

Life as it was down on the farm

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Two workers by a piece of farm machinery.

1:40pm Saturday 14th August 2010

A bygone age of working on the land is captured in these photographs sent in by Gordon Belsham, from Burnham.

Do you know these racegoers?

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Do you know these racegoers?

1:42pm Friday 13th August 2010

The regulars from the Half Moon, in Heybridge, are pictured before setting off on a day trip to Newbury Racecourse in the late 1960s or early 1970s.

Pictures recall Burnham in the 1950s

Maldon and Burnham Standard: School pageant, 1953.

3:42pm Friday 2nd July 2010

A school pageant on the works field in Burnham in 1953 is featured in this photograph sent in by Gordon Belsham, of Mill Road, Burnham.






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