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Challenges

Challenge 1

The First Female Firearms Officers

Could you help us find a picture of the first female firearms officers in the country? The first female firearms officers were from Essex Police, but despite having a large collection, the Essex Police Museum have no photos of the team! We know that there

Challenge 2

Ford- Essex Women in Engineering

We are seeking to find out stories about the roles of women within companies who have invented, developed or manufactured items within our collection, including Ford of Dunton over the last 100 years, with the aim that this information will inform a new e

Challenge 3

Bentalls- Essex Women in Engineering

We are seeking to find out stories about the roles of women within companies who have invented, developed or manufactured items within our collection, including Bentalls of Heybridge, over the last 100 years, with t

Challenge 4

Online research- Women at Marconi

Help us track down stories of women working at the Marconi Factory in Chelmsford

Challenge 5

Online Research – Women in the Brightlingsea Fish Yards

We are looking for more information about women who worked at the Brightlingsea Fish Yards between 1918 and 1939. To give us a starting point, we are asking for volunteers to look online and collate a list of websites that have relevant information

Challenge 6

Find Old Girls for Woodford County High School

Redbridge Museum is helping Woodford County High School to celebrate its centenary in 2019. Help is sought to research the school’s first graduates who went on to attended university in the 1920s. rnIn 1920 only 4357 people gained degrees and of these 1

Challenge 7

Paxman-Essex Women in Engineering

We are seeking to find out stories about the roles of women within companies who have invented, developed or manufactured items within our collection, including Paxman of Colchester over the last 100 years, with the aim that this information will inform a