Category Archives: By The Riverside

Bring Your Memories Along!

The Tilbury Riverside Project is inviting you to come along to Crown Court in Newton Road on Monday 5th Dec at 7pm for an informal evening going down memory lane!! This is a chance for you to share your memories of Tilbury and Chadwell. We will welcome any stories/photos or objects that bring back memories for you.

Annie O’Brien and Jonathan Catton will be there to talk to you about the new exciting Community Archive project that is starting in Tilbury.

Refreshments will be served during the evening. Please phone 01375 – 859911 for more information.

Free Guided History Walks in Tilbury & Chadwell

Monday 21st November 10am -12pm Guided walk around Chadwell. Meet outside Chadwell Library. Tea/Coffee in the library at the end of the walk.

Thursday 24th Novemver 10am-12pm Guided walk around Tilbury. Meet outside Tilbury Library. Tea/coffee in library at the end of the walk.

Both walks with have Jonathan Catton from Thurrock Musuem as their guide.

Please contact Annie for any more information.

Free Family History Training on 8th November

The Tilbury Riverside Project is offering a morning of free  tracing your family history. The training is being offered by the Essex Record Office on 8th November at 10am. It is a 2 hour workshop with a free lunch as well! This will give you time to ask questions and have a chat with the trainers. The training is being held at the Tilbury Riverside Arts & Activity Centre, Ferry Road, Tilbury. RM18 7NL.


You must book for this as spaces are limited. Phone Annie to book on 01375 859911

By the Riverside

In 2011, the Tilbury Riverside Project will start an exciting new project to build a community archive highlighting the lives of people in Tilbury and Chadwell since the Second World War.With the support of the Heritage Lottery Fund, we’ll be collecting stories, anecdotes, photos, memorabilia and other reminders of the fascinating history of this port town in the twentieth-century.

To find out the latest on this project, click here.