Clacton-on-Sea in the Old Days

Take a step back in time with these twentieth century film clips from Clacton-on-Sea in Essex. Masonic Ceremony (1910-1919) Freemasons in their full regalia lead a procession of clergy and choirboys. Then the foundation stone of St James’s Church is laid with Masonic rights. Masonic Ceremony (1910-1919): British Pathé (YouTube) Clacton Beach (1920-1929) Although this…

Southend-on-Sea In Old Photos & Film

Southend-on-Sea, often referred to as Southend, is a seaside town in the county of Essex in South East England. Being only 40 miles (64 kilometres) east of central London, it grew from a small fishing village in the 1790s to one of the UK’s most popular seaside resorts of the 19th and 20th centuries.