Redbridge Museum would like to think everyone who has supported the First World War Centenary project:

Volunteer researchers Georgina Atkinson, Jo Dibbs, Elizabeth Freeman, Cathy Haith, Sheridan Haynes, Maya Mroczek and Navjot Mangat. Particular thanks to John Barfoot, Peter Butt, Georgina Green, Pat Heron, Adrian Lee, Pat O’Mara, Frances and Mike Speakman, and Michael Thomson for their local expertise.

Local residents and organisations, as well as other museums, generously responded to the Museum’s request for material for the book, exhibition and website, or provided a venue for a display:

Ernest Abrams; Lester Amann; John Barber; British Red Cross Archive; Phyllis Bowers; Victor Clarke; Paul Conway; Simon Coussell; Susan Cunningham of Seven Kings and Goodmayes Allotment Society; Liam Dawson; Tracy Davis; Dr. Christophe Declercq, University College London; Eastside Community Heritage; Barbara and Pat Elliott; Essex Fire Brigade Museum – Michael Ford; Essex Regiment Museum - Ian Hook; Brian Evans; Peter Foley; Ian Hack; David Hamilton; Gerry Harrison; Gladys Harrison; Hart’s House Nursing Home – Kendra Parrott; Jeffery Harvey; Jonathan Hawkins; Highlands School and Liz Payne; Holy Trinity Church - Paul McIntosh and Tony Robbins; Rabbi David Hulbert; Ilford Historical Society - Jef Page; Ilford Recorder – Beth Wyatt; Imperial War Museum- Matthew Lee, Film Archive; In Flanders Fields Museum - Annick Vandenbilcke; Sara James; Ron Jeffries; Jewish Museum; Jewish Military Museum – Roz Currie; Terry Joyes; Kenneth More Theatre; Beryl Kline; Judith Konzon; The Ling family; Ursula Mackenzie; Rita Maurer; Mary McCarten; Jane Mallen; David Martin; Beryl and Roy Masters; Judy Nair; National Portrait Gallery – Sandy Nairne, Liz Smith, Pamela Glintenkamp, Matthew Lewis, Rosie Burley, Sarah Baylis (NMLS historian), Victoria Lucas (NMLS artist); Paul Oliver; Pat Owers; St Barnabas Church, Woodford Green - Adam Clark; St Margaret of Antioch Church - Rev Stephen Pugh; Sylvia Pankhurst Trust - Susan Homewood; Simon Parker-Galbreath; Peace Pledge Union - Ben Copsey; Mr and Mrs Pearce; RAF Museum - Peter Elliott, Andrew Cormack, Andrew Simpson; Redbridge Drama Centre – Keith Homer; Sadia Ur-Rehman; Theresa Savereux; Nicky Scowen; Seven Kings High School – Maggie Pereira; Alan Simpson; Rav Singh; Mankamal Singh, Singh Sabha London East; Jas Singh Dhanota; John Smith; Stephen Smith; Amanda Stacey; John Telkomsa; Shelagh Thomas and family; UK Punjab Heritage Association; John Wade; Julian Walker; Wanstead Golf Club; Wanstead High School staff and students – Caroline Brice, Tracy Phillipson, Alona, Christopher, Ella, Felix, Hamza, Hannah, Harjot, Jaina, Jamil, Kiran, Madeleine, Niccolo, Pranav, Rebecca; Wanstead Historical Society - Doreen Golding; Wanstead United Reformed Church - Maggie Brown and Chris Walker; Dennis Watkins; Jacqui Weeks and family; Western Front Association, Essex Branch - Bill Fulton; Mr Westland; Alice White and family; Rodney Wilson; Brian Wingate; Woodford County High School - Rita Del-Giudice; Woodford Green United Reformed Church - RL Galey; Woodford Historical Society – John Lovell; and to all the local churches, schools and organisations that have enabled access to their war memorials.

Thanks to Redbridge staff; Redbridge Information & Heritage, in particular Ian Dowling; Shazia Ur-Rehman for film production; Grant Alvarez for exhibition production; colleagues at Valentines Mansion; Rhonda Brooks and Anita Luby, Redbridge Libraries; Gareth Morley, Head of Culture & Libraries, Vision RCL; Redbridge Council Marketing and Communications; the London Borough of Redbridge First World War Centenary Panel; and a special thanks to Niti Acharya for book proofing and invaluable support throughout the programme. All errors and omissions are of course mine.


Content and production by Redbridge Museum: Dawn Galer, Gerard Greene, Alexandra Lyons and Paris Sydes

Design and build: Maria Reguera, Redbridge Libraries

Redbridge Museum gratefully acknowledges the Heritage Lottery Fund and Vision RCL/London Borough of Redbridge for their funding of ‘Redbridge and The First World War’ book, exhibition and website.