Category Archives: Object of the Month

Object of the Month – October 2017

WW1 SPURS These spurs were worn by Archibald Thomas Bradford (right, wearing the spurs), later of Romford. He was featured in the September Object of the Month – The German Compass. He initially enlisted in the North Staffordshire Regiment, but … 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: 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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Object of the Month: June

Our object of the month for June showcases some fascinating local fossils that are part of Havering Museum’s collection. These fossils were donated to Havering Council who passed them onto Havering Museum in 2010. They are the only ones in … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: May

We continue with our series of blogs on our ‘Object of the Month’. The object of the month for May are sets of keys from the 19th Century and have an interesting history, which was nearly misplaced in our store … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: April 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the next in our series of “Objects of the Month”. Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the museum’s collection, which will be displayed at the … Continue reading

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Object of the Month: March 2015

By Matthew Abel, Exhibitions Team Leader Welcome to the first post in our new blog feature, Object of the Month! Each month, we will be researching and writing about a different object from the Museum’s collection, which will be displayed … Continue reading

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