April 20, 2014
Launched early 2010 and
updated in 2011,
Bures at War.
Life in Bures during the second World War
Special topic - Womens Land Army
The latest email received
congratulating the web site on its contents, originated from Honolulu
A collection of historical and local information
on the two parishes of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet from
the late 1800`s to 2013.
River scene dated 1909
you enjoy your visit, its aim is to view a selection of
the finest buildings and structures of historic interest
within the two parishes.
Hopefully this site will enlighten those, especially new
to the village who may never have heard of the Tannery,
Maltings, Cheese Factory, Gas Works, Workhouse, Victory
If you cannot find what you are looking for then visit the
Site Map for a comprehensive list of available pages.
can make history, but it takes a genius to write it":-
you interested in joining a new Quoits team which
will be playing on the Common next year ?
Bures Community Cinema
26th April we will be showing the Oscar nominated
"Philomena" starring Judi Dench and Steve
| The average visitor numbers (not
hits) to this web site is approximately 800 per month.
its history and newsletter
has been featured in the Halstead Gazette, Evening Gazette,
East Anglian Daily Times,
Suffolk Free Press, Lets Talk and many other local magazines.
BBC East and Anglia TV.
Have any questions
to ask, especially about lost relatives
Why not use our new online message board ?
have 139 registered members.
the past years they have posted 115 enquiries
with 354 answers being posted.
Take this opportunity to have a look and see if you
Seven Circular walks to enjoy around Bures
OPEN GARDEN WEEKEND 2014
Saturday 31st May & Sunday 1st June, 1pm to 6pm,
Admission £4, programmes available from any participating Garden
or the Church
Around 16 Gardens open with some new ones for this year along with the
In the Church - Cream Teas, Art Exhibition, Cake stall & book stall
this year will be divided between
Bures Church & Noah's Ark Nursery Group,
who are raising funds to extend the outside play area.
There will be a Transition Group local produce market on the common