Donation

Flight Sgt Blake RAFVR

Val Mattock called us in response to the ‘Living in Havering’ magazine article to kindly donate some personal effects to the Heritage Centre, being the flying log book, medals and some letters relating to Wireless Op/Gunner F/Sgt Walter Stewart Blake RAFVR. He had lived in Argyle Gardens, Upminster with his parents who were known to …

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Explosives Box

Phil Jesson contacted us because of the article in the ‘Living in Havering’ magazine. He called into Suttons House to drop off an empty ordnance crate which was a non-military post-war dated dynamite crate. We do not know the exact provenance as it was purchased from a local jumble sale for £1, but it does …

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Donation from Mr R Hawes

Today, the 29th July 2019 we collected some lovely framed Spitfire prints, various Die cast aircraft and RAF vehicles and a series of commemorative Spitfire plates and various mugs and tankards along with books and totalled up to around eighty-four items from Mr. Ron Hawes of Rainham, pictured here with his wife Ada and one …

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Donation from Hornchurch FC Supporters Association 11-08-19

Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust Vice Chairman Terry Roberts was on hand to accept a cheque for £250 from Steve Newman of the Hornchurch FC Supporters Association. Many thanks must go to everyone who has helped contribute this money towards our project. We are certainly looking forward to attending this year’s Beer Festival at the stadium …

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Land of the Fanns Grant

The Land of the Fanns Community Action Fund helps communities deliver projects that complement the wider Land of the Fanns Landscape Partnership Scheme. Our project received £5000 from the Land of the Fanns for us to purchase the security bars we need within the RAF Hornchurch Heritage Centre. The Hornchurch Aerodrome Historical Trust would like …

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