All Fired Up Exhibition – Thanks & Credits







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)

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)

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


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.