Category Archives: Upminster

Advent Day 5 – Padfields Dairy milk bottle

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. Pages … 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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My Favourite Object

By Charlie Keeble, Collections Volunteer The Portrait of William Derham My favourite item in Havering Museum is the portrait of William Derham.  The reason I like it is because of his contribution to science that would go on to become … Continue reading

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