Object of the week – 3 to 7 June

At the heart of Redbridge Museum is a unique collection of over 7000 objects, oral history and film. Once a week we will be selecting one object from Redbridge Museum’s collection to share with you online. This week we revisit one of our artifacts on display in our temporary exhibition a History of Redbridge in …

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Object of the Week 27-31 May

At the heart of Redbridge Museum is a unique collection of over 7000 objects, oral history and film. Once a week we will be selecting one object from Redbridge Museum’s collection to share with you online. This week we start the countdown of the final few weeks of our temporary exhibition a History of Redbridge …

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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

The earliest maps of the local area date to the mid 1500s. Historically, Ilford, Wanstead and Woodford were part of the County of Essex not London. This was the case until 1965, when the current 32 London boroughs, including Redbridge were created.In 1570 Christopher Saxon began a survey of the whole of England and Wales …

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Redbridge Museum – Map of the week

To mark the opening of our new exhibition 'A History of Redbridge in Maps' we will be sharing an online range of thought-provoking images. This week we have chosen Redbridge during 1939-1945.  This map was created by Redbridge Council’s Geographic Information systems team. It was based on maps created just after the war by Ilford …

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