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Blackmore Area Local History

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A record of life and tradition: of buildings, people and the landscape in this corner of Essex. Local history. Family history. Social history. If it's about our heritage, then you'll find it here on 'Blackmore Area Local History'.

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Home Blog Blackmore Nearby Villages Registers External Links
Blackmore Parish Registers New & Updated Items
Blackmore War Memorial:
Those who died in WW1
Those who survived the First World War:
Doddinghurst War Memorial Tablet
Stondon Massey War Memorial Tablet
WW1: Pictures of Memorials and men
Other topics:
Index of items on this site relating to Blackmore (Essex) Find out more about Registers of Births, Marriages and Burials (BMD) for 14 parishes in the Blackmore area. Click above to visit this mini site. Ingatestone in 1985: photographs
The Gatehouse School, Ingatestone
ESAH Book Sale
Great War People Church History

Link to the mini site dedicated to the First World War (1914 - 1918) and its impact on Blackmore, Stondon Massey and the surrounding area The mini site for those investigating ancestors who lived in Blackmore The Priory Church of St Laurence was an Augustinian Priory until the Dissolution. Find out more ...
Through Changing Scenes High Country History Group Smith Family

A History of two parishes in words and music: Blackmore and Stondon Massey
Covering the Essex parishes of Greensted, Stanford Rivers, Stapleford Tawney and Theydon Mount A mini site all about the ancestors of
Arthur Henry Smith who came to
Mountnessing in 1909
Historians War Memorial Research Project
Local History Books
A selection of local history booklets,
sold in aid of church funds,
are available priced 2 each from:
The Priory Church of St Laurence, Blackmore; St Peter & St Paul Church, Stondon Massey;
and, Megarrys Antiques and Teashop,
The Green, Blackmore.


Blackmore Area Local History continues the work of previous historians. Find out what Christy, Coller, Reeve and others wrote about this locality The site has recently expanded to
include those named on the
Doddinghurst War Memorial Tablet
This site also is host to a sale
of surplus books by the
Essex Society for
Archaeology and History
NEIGHBOURING VILLAGES TO BLACKMORE
Doddinghurst Fryerning High Ongar Ingatestone Mountnessing Norton Mandeville




Shenfield Stondon Massey Willingale
Willingale Doe & Willingale Spain
Writtle (& Highwood) High Country Further afield


Greensted
Stanford Rivers
Stapleford Tawney
Theydon Mount

High Country History Group
Brentwood
Chelmsford
Epping
Harlow
Moreton
North Weald
Theydon Garnon
BLACKMORE AREA LOCAL HISTORY BLOG
News, features and items relating to the area is on the linked Blog to this site.:
Blackmore
Doddinghurst Fryerning High Ongar Ingatestone Mountnessing Norton Mandeville
Shenfield Stondon Massey Willingale
Willingale Doe & Willingale Spain
Writtle (& Highwood) High Country

Greensted

Stanford Rivers
High Country

Stapleford Tawney
Theydon Mount
Other information Other information can be found on www.blackmorehistory.blogspot.com
LINKS TO EXTERNAL WEBSITES
Links to other websites More historical information on external websites
ABOUT 'BLACKMORE AREA LOCAL HISTORY'
Andrew Smith writes:

Welcome to this local history on-line project devoted to Blackmore (Essex) and its surrounding area.  I am a keen amateur local historian who enjoys researching and writing about the heritage, and social and family history of this area.. I hope that you find this website of interest
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Extract of map (showing Blackmore at the centre) taken from “Curiosities of Great Britain. England & Wales. Delineated Historical Entertaining and Commercial. Alphabetically Arranged by Thomas Dugdale Antiquarian” (1848)

Last Updated: 3 October 2012