`Founded in 1999.


Welcome to the world of Camulos, where Longinus Sdapeze lives and thrives in his new life,

after a lifetime of work, and now in retirement.


Mainly Concering the Heritage of

Colchester, Essex, England.


and the personal interests of its creator,

which relate to motorcycling,

the Aude and the Ariege in France,

family and local history.


Please use the search engine below, if you are looking for a precise subject. 


Colchester Castle

 Colchester Images

Colchester's Military Heritage

The Colchester Roman Trail

Colchester Heroes 


The Camulos Video Archive 

Colchester Town Wall

Colchester's Cemetery

Colchester's Railway

Colchester Men at Trafalgar

The Colchester Oyster Feast 

Camulos Recalled


Colchester Heritage Leaflets


The Camilla Project

Colchester Nostalgia

Virtual Tour of Colchester

Colchester's Roman Circus

Colchester's Street Art

Britannia Cars



a web page



The Camulos Heritage Video Talks

We have created a new heritage video talk, to accompany those that we have previously done. This one is entitled, 'The Sewers, Brewers and Whores of Colchester'. It is in three parts, due to its length, and due to its three specific, yet loosely related, subjects.



Colchester Sewers - Part One

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9SMDICu3Sw0 16 min

Colchester Brewers - Part Two

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bf0mlLMQo-E 33 min

Colchester Whores - Part Three

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dtv-jNP5gO4 35 min



Our previous heritage video talks have been on the subjects of:


The Colchester Inn

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f0a9S9FerSA 1 hr 6 min


Iron Age and Roman Colchester

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PmIrU-asxDI 1 hr 29min


Colchester through 2000 Years

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxA1F2FQyzE 37 min



More talks are planned, to further explore Colchester's unique history. Please make suggestions for a talk that you would like to see.



The following is not Colchester related







The Jephcott Society


The Fulcher Society

About Camulos


This web page is a work in progress, having undergone a new beginning on the 21st April 2020 during the Coronavirus confinement.

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since 5th February 1999

when this site was first launched

updated 21st April 2020 to French edition


updated 8th August 2020, adding Military Heritage and Men at Trafalgar,

updated 10th August 2020, adding Colchester Heroes,

updated 11th August 2020, adding Camulodunum and the Colchester Oyster Feast,

updated 12th August 2020, adding Roman Trail and Heritage Leaflets.

updated 19th December 2020, adding Colchester Heritage Video Talks

updated 14th March 2021, adding Colchester 's Railway

updated 22nd May 2021, adding Colchester Roman Wall

updated 17th September 2021, adding Colchester Images

updated 19th September 2021, adding Inns, Taverns and Pubs of Colchester

updated 22nd October 2021 adding Colchester Castle.

updated 29th October 2021 adding Colchester Nostalgia

updated 2nd November 2021 adding Virtual Guided tour of Colchester and Colchester Streetart

 updated 23rd November 2021 adding Colchester's Roman Circus

updated 16th November 2021 with small changes

updated 9th August 2022 adding the Fulcher Society

updated Camulodunum page 7th October 2023

re-instated 20th October 2023 adding the old 2015 Fordham Village web page