February 26, 2015
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
Plans have been approved for 6 dwellings on the
old slaughterhouse site
A collection of historical and local information on the two parishes
of Bures St Mary and Bures Hamlet from the late 1800`s to
the three parishes of Bures St Mary, Bures Hamlet and Mount
Bures, there are 116 Listed Buildings.
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":-
its history and events
arriving in Bures ?
contractors are installing fibre between the telephone
exchange and a cabinet alongside the church wall.
The engineer informed me the completion date is
BTOpenreach web site states:-
Exchange name: Bures
Status: Planned Area
Your area is in our
future plans and should be enabled within the next
18 months. We'll provide more details nearer the
time. At the moment you can't order Superfast Fibre.
March at 7.30pm
BELLE is inspired by the true story of Dido Elizabeth
Belle (Gugu Mbatha-Raw), the illegitimate mixed race
daughter of a Royal Navy Captain. Raised by her aristocratic
great-uncle Lord Mansfield (Tom Wilkinson) and his
wife (Emily Watson), Belle's lineage affords her certain
privileges, yet the colour of her skin prevents her
from fully participating in the traditions of her
April at 7.30pm
The Imitation Game
story of the code breaker, Alan Turin.
Serving the Communities of
Bures Hamlet and Bures St Mary
| The average visitor numbers (not
hits) to this web site is approximately 800 per month.
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