Category Archives: education

The Perfect Centenary

If you’ve seen the Historic Havering article in this month’s Living in Havering magazine, it might interest you to know that reprints of all 3 of the Charles Perfect books mentioned about Hornchurch are available from the Havering Museum. Our Village was written … Continue reading

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Did You Know?….Romford Stove

The “Romford stove” which is mentioned in some 19th Century literature refers to a Rumford stove or fireplace as championed by Sir Benjamin Thompson, Count Rumford, an Anglo-American physicist and inventor. He designed a fireplace, or altered existing ones with brick inserts, to … 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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Countdown to Christmas

INDOOR CHRISTMAS MARKET The Museum is geared up for the festive season, with events planned to ensure visitors and volunteers get into the spirit of the occasion. Don’t miss the return of our highly successful Christmas Indoor Market on Sunday … 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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Volunteers Wanted

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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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