Maldon Archive 

 Gone But Not Forgotten


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About The Archive

The Maldon Archive is built around a large collection of historical photographs and postcards of and around Maldon and the surrounding district including the Dengie Peninsula. The Maldon Archive, contains over 101,200 plus images - mainly black and white plates, negatives, colour and black & white slides along with a substantial collection of colour and black & white prints, postcards and Maldon photography generally, together an extensive collection of recordings of Maldon’s history and life stories and experiences from local residents, past and present.

Our sound archive includes wire recordings, reel to reel magnetic tape, cassette, multi-track, DAT and of course a number of digital formats covering a period from 1927 to the present day.  

The Maldon Archive also provides a unique photographic record of Maldon and the surrounding area, its people, streets and buildings from a period dating back as far as 1852 and provides a visual record of the development of Maldon and District over the last 165 years.  Our full collection of images and sound will be available online over time. It will also contain a growing selection of images of artefacts and documents. The Archive is particularly rich in rurally based material. Subject matter also includes local events such as the famous Maldon Mud Race and the Carnival, places such as Beeleigh, Heybridge and Heybridge Basin, ex-local business like John Sadd & Sons and E H Bentall & Co, subjects of general interest:  Maldon’s Pubs and Inns, both of Maldon’s Railways, Maldon’s Military,

Thames Barges and Maldon’s Churches, local villages: Althorne, Bradwell on Sea, Burnham on Crouch, Creeksea, North Fambridge, South Fambridge, Hazeleigh, Mundon, Purleigh, Latchingdon, Mayland, Maylandsea and Southminster just to name a few.  The Archive is particularly rich in rurally based material. Subject matter also includes local events such as the famous Maldon Mud Race and the Carnival, places such as Beeleigh, Heybridge and Heybridge Basin, ex-local business like John Sadd & Sons and   E H Bentall & Co, subjects of general interest:  Maldon’s Pubs and Inns, both     of  Maldon’s Railways, Maldon’s Military, Thames Barges and Maldon’s Churches, local villages: Althorne, Bradwell on Sea, Burnham on Crouch, Creeksea, North Fambridge, South Fambridge, Hazeleigh, Mundon, Purleigh, Latchingdon, Mayland, Maylandsea   and Southminster just to name a few. Plus commercial and domestic buildings, leisure activities, costume, agriculture, transport, fishing and water craft. The Archives holds an extra ordinary range of photographs of Maldon and the surrounding area. If you are interested in Maldon and the local area, this is the place    to explore!  This website offers you access to the amazing wealth of photography.   The Archive is constantly being updated and the task of adding images to the   archive    is ongoing. We are keen to keep this collection live, so please use the   online  contact  facility with the heading Maldon Photography to provide further  information that you feel will add to the archive.