E.J. Rudsdale Talk

I will be giving a talk as part of the Chelmsford Ideas Festival on E.J. Rudsdale's Journals, entitled 'Creating History: A Civilian's Experience of the Second World War in Essex' on Thursday 30th October from 7.30-9.00pm at Anglia Ruskin University. Tickets are free. Book your ticket here. Many thanks, Catherine Pearson

17th March 1942

Warm and cloudy. Cycled over to Fordham this morning, saw Bob at work in the orchard. Called at Bergholt Brewery to see if I could buy any old brewery wagons, but no success, as they have only one pair and a single horse left now. Less than 10 years ago they had 20.

Called at Abbott’s, the farrier on Bergholt Road. Glad to find he is very busy, and does agricultural work from as far as Fordham Place.

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