November 16, 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 2014
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
light switch on. Friday 28th November at St
Mary's Church 6pm.
Followed by community carols with tea and coffee
Tuesday 2nd December
10.00am to 12.00noon
Home made Christmas Cakes and Puddings. Mince Pies,
Sausage Rolls, Jams, Chutneys and many other good
things to eat.
Do come along
Thursday 18th December at 7.30pm will be the Bafta
nominated animated Christmas comedy
James McAvoy, Jim Broadbent, Bill Nighy
Arthur Christmas reveals the incredible, never-before
seen answer to every child's question: 'So how does
Santa deliver all those presents in one night?'
| 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