Special Thanks to:
Museum staff & volunteers
Peter Morrissey & the Saffron Walden Community Shed
Essex Fire Museum (Essex County Fire and Rescue Service)
Saffron Walden Fire Station (Essex County Fire and Rescue Service) – Neil Curtis, current Watch Manager and firefighters at Station 79, Saffron Walden, EF&RS
Dave Curtis, former Chief Officer, Station 79, Saffron Walden, EF&RS
Martyn Everett & the Gibson Library
Zofia Everett & the Archive Access point for ERO (SW Library), SEAX
Paul Start, Walden Collection
Steve Scorer, Great Dunmow Museum
Austin Reeve, Dunmow Recorder
Fiona Bengtsen, Manuden Recorder
Jacky Cooper, Clavering Recorder & SW Local History Society & Recorder co-ordinator
Mark Ratcliff, Hatfield Regis Local History Society
Kate McManus, Chesterfords Recorder
Toby Lyons, Stansted (via Local History recorders network)
Brooker, Anna & Whiteman, Mary (1985, 1988) Saffron Walden: Portrait of a Market Town, Revised Edition.
Everett, Zofia (2008) 1969: Tragedy Devastates Townsfolk: The Rose & Crown Inn, 1359-1969, Saffron Walden Historical Journal, 2008 Autumn edition.
Destruction of Easton Lodge, by Fire, Illustrated London News, 6th February 1847
Kilford, Ken (1996) A Village on Fire: Little Chesterford 7th April 1914, Chesterford & District Local History Society, Interim Report No.5, Courtesy of the Gibson Library.
Kirkpatrick, Rosanne (2001) Saffron Walden: a photographic history of your town, WH Smith, Black Horse Books.
Magnus, Imogen & Spencer-Jones, Rae (2000, 2014) The History of Easton Lodge, Trustees of the Gardens of Easton Lodge.
Miller, Mary (1984) A Peep into the Life of Victorian Great Chesterford, Courtesy of the Gibson Library.
Newport News editions – reference numbers kindly provided by Newport History Recorder.
Phillipson, Chris. Saffron Walden Fire Brigade newspaper cuttings c. 1930 – 1936: Independent Press and Chronicle (17th May 1935), Courtesy of the Gibson Library.
Phillipson, Chris. Saffron Walden Fire Brigade scrapbooks. Courtesy of the Gibson Library.
Pole, Len (1997) Saffron Walden: Britain in Old Photographs, Sutton Publishing Ltd.
Rowntree, C. Brightwen (1951) Saffron Walden Then & Now.
Stacey, H.G. (1980) Saffron Walden in old Photographs, C.W. Daniel Company Ltd.
White, Malcolm (1991) Saffron Walden’s History: A chronological compilation, Hart Talbot Printers.
White, Malcolm (2017) Saffron Walden, 1945-2000, Langham Press.
Wood, Paul (2019) From Station Officer Drane, the Story of the Rose and Crown Fire, Market Place, Saffron Walden December 26th 1969, self-published.