Project ID: 1078

DescriptionThe history of the main shopping area of Leigh on sea, Essex. Members of the group researched particular types of shops and designed an A1 sized display board.
TopicsSocial history
TypeU3A-led research (SLP)
U3ALeigh Estuary U3A
Leigh on sea U3A
Year started2021
Source of referenceOrganiser of project
OutputLocal people were interviewed by members, giving their memories of the shops and the recordings passed on to the Sound Archive at Essex Record Office. Others took part in reminiscence groups and gave written memoirs which will be kept in the archives of the Heritage Centre.