October 19, 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
News can be found here
the past months I have been researching the names
on the Bures War Memorial.
I would appreciate any feedback that you can give
me on those who lost their lives during both wars.
to the rear of Friends Field
Follow the work on the Persimmon
site on land to the rear of Friends Field
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":-
| 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