Category Archives: Collections

Represents all activities and updates linked to Havering Museum’s collections.

Royal Palace at Havering-Atte-Bower

Currently on display in the Museum is a very detailed model of the Royal Palace at Havering-atte-Bower as it would have looked in all its glory during the reign of Elizabeth 1 in 1578. The Palace is standing on what … Continue reading

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Advent Day 6 – Robinson’s Library token

In the run up to Christmas we’ll show some of the objects added to the Museum’s collection in the last 12 months. These objects will be on display at the Museum until we close for Christmas on 16th December. Information … Continue reading

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Advent Day 1 – Goss dragon bowl

In the run up to Christmas we’ll show some of the objects added to the Museum’s collection in the last 12 months. These objects will be on display at the Museum until we close for Christmas on 16th December. This … Continue reading

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Local history books

We’ve just received some new copies of the popular 1915 Ordnance Survey maps of Romford, Upminster and Hornchurch. There are copies of John Foley’s Romford History Tour and London’s East End History Tour along with our normal large selection of local … Continue reading

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SEARCHING FOR HAVERING CONNECTIONS TO THE TITANTIC

The Museum is appealing for anyone in Havering with a connection to the Titanic, the world’s most famous ship, to share their stories prior to an exciting exhibition being launched in early April 2018. The Museum is very proud to … Continue reading

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Titanic Primary Schools Competitions

Havering Museum in conjunction with, local solicitors Mullis & Peake, would like to invite schools to enter their School’s Titanic Poster and Story/Poem Competitions.   Primary schools are invited to send in four entries from their pupils for the poster and … Continue reading

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My Favourite Object

Football Boots Worn By John Aldborough Two of our recent work experience placement students both chose the football boots on display in Gallery One as their favourite object. Here are two very different perspectives on the same item: The boots … Continue reading

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Object of the Month March 2016

Edward Stephen Hudson memorial plaque Edward Stephen Hudson was born in Canning Town in 1891 but his surviving relatives lived in Havering. He enlisted in the 7th Battalion, King’s Rifle Corps, on 9th November 1914. This was one of Lord … Continue reading

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Object of the Month – September 2015

We return after the summer break with September’s Object of the Month. This month we are displaying personal items from Mr Ernest Levitt, which were only discovered by chance when work was being done on the property in Crowlands Avenue. … Continue reading

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Object of the month: July 2015

Object of the Month: July 2015 Havering Museum occupies the ground floor of the last surviving Romford Brewery building, and Brewery memorabilia features prominently in our collection. Our featured object this month reflects the close relationship that the Brewery once … Continue reading

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