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Newspaper Reports 1
Newspaper Reports 2

Local Information Local Information Directory of Services
  Community Services Origin of the name Bures

Bures Development

 

Church`s Granary, High Street

Slaughterhouse Land, Cuckoo Hill

Slaughterhouse work commences

  Persimmon Development on the land to the rear of Friends Field Packing Shed land opposite Pikes Marsh
  Colchester Rd

History
Bures Hamlet
 
B
Blacksmith/Forge
Brickworks
The Boat House
C Bures Meadow/Common    
F
Ferriers

Fire devastates newly-weds house

 
G
Gas Works
Garage, Colchester Road
 
L
Listed Buildings
Local Ginger Beer Dispensers
 
M
Malting on an industrial scale in 2007
The Maltings
 
R
River House
 


History
Bures St Mary
A
Almshouses
B
Bures Bowling Green
Baptist Church
Bures Free Church
Samuel Death, Blacksmith
C
Chapel Barn or St Stephen's Chapel
Community Centre
Church`s Drying Kiln
100 Years of Cricket History
C
Cheese Factory
Coffee Tavern
D
The Dairy, Nayland Road
Drake Butchers & Slaughterhouse
Dramatic Society
History and Demolition of Slaughterhouse along Cuckoo Hill
D Dunstead, Sudbury Rd
Major update August 2017
     
E
F
Football Ground extension 2013
Fire Station
Fysh House Farm
Factory Site
G
The Great Fire of 1845 at Little Ropers Farm
H
I
J
K
L
Listed Buildings
Village Lock-up
M
Moat Farm
Mill & Lock
N
The Night Soil Man
O
One Bell PH
P
Post Office
Planters
Q
R
S
St Mary`s Parish Waldegrave Connection
Smallbridge Hall
St Marys Church Tower catches Fire
St Mary`s Parish Church
T
Tanning Factory
U
V
Victory Hall
W
Waldegrave Family Tree
War Memorial

 

Bures Common
Michaelmas Fair on the Common
Bures Common 2011 > present
New building for the Common


History
Misc
Bures Home Guard What came after the Night Soil Man

Press Cuttings taken from local Newspapers
1759 > 1956

Bures Token
  Hydraulic Rams First Coffee House in Bures Public Houses Life in Bures 1965

Smallbridge Hall Smallbridge Hall Smallbridge Scam Smallbridge Pont Data
  Smallbridge School Smallbridge Water Mill Smallbridge & Stour Lighters
  Smallbridge Mystery Rail track Waldegraves of Smallbridge Hall Smallbridge Retirement Home

Waldegraves Wormingford Hall & Church Waldegraves and
St Mary`s
Waldegraves and The Mayflower Waldegraves Family Tree

Puritans & the Mayflower Ferriers Pelham family The Mayflower to New England Puritans

Archaeology and History within in the adjacent parishes of Wormingford and Mount Bures  
Colchester Rd Field
Tudor Hunting Lodge at Lodge Hills
Carenza Lewis on The Common
 
Lodge Hill Brick Kiln
Wormingford Hall
The Mount at Mount Bures
Land at the rear of Friends Field

Listed Buildings
Bures St Mary
Bures Hamlet
Mount Bures

Bures Primary School History of the Schools in Bures including our own Primary School
   

Links to the USA

What did we export ?
Huntingtons Chorea
MayFlower to America
  Herbert Pelham from Ferriers Waldegrave and Pelham family

History of the Public Houses Public Houses Eight Bells Public House One Bell PH
    One Bell Little Cornard  

Europa

Europa 2009

 


Quoits Bures plays its first game of Quoits on "The Common"

"The Great Orchard or Nursery Field"
History of the Land to the rear of Friends Field  
(2014 renamed Pikes Marsh)
History of the Orchard and its eventual destruction
Planning Applications
 
History of the Packing Sheds that once stood on the Orchard
Suffolk County Council Archaeological Dig 2012
 
Developer moves in
Why is it called Pikes Marsh ?

Storms hit Bures St Judes Storm, November 2013
  February 2014 Storm

Dragons and Tunnels Bures Dragon Bures to Borley Tunnel
  Wormingford Dragon  

Village Retail History
See the shops that traded in the village from 1840 until 2010
 
Compare photographs of the village shops that traded in 1900 and today
 
Pictorial record of Bures during 1965
 
Meggs Meadow ( now The Common)

Workhouses
Bures St Mary
Bures Hamlet
Assington
Assington 2
Mount Bures
 
Sudbury
Lt Cornard
Wormingford

Gainsborough Rail Line

History 1849 to 1989
History 1990 - 1999
History 2000 - 2005
 
 
History 2006
History 2007
History 2008
History 2009
 
History 2010
History 2011
History 2012
History 2013
 
History 2014
History 2015

History 2016
 
 
Tracks Works 1
Track Works 2
Track Works 3
Rail Crash
Lt Cornard 2010

Countryside Walks & Woodland Planting Millennium Tree Suffolk Wildlife Trust
"Spouses Grove"

New photographs 2015
Essex Wildlife Trust
"Sergeant`s Orchard"
Seven Circular walks around Bures
Download walks as a pdf file
  Transistion Group. Planting New Community Wood Water Meadows Arger Fen Woodland Walk
My recommended walk. Bures to Arger Fen

River Stour (1) B1508 Roadbridge River Stour Roadbridge Repairs
Where has all the water gone?   Millennium Bridge

River Events(2) Power Boat Rally 2004 Coracles on the River 2012
    Millennium Regatta 2002

The River at work(3) Mill & Lock Wormingford Cut
  The River Navigation Cambridge Brook & Hydraulic Rams
  Pitmere Lock, Lamarsh Environment Agency Work at Bures Mill
  Abberton Water Transfer Scheme Wind and Water Mills
  Bures Mill Weir Schematic Diagrams  

Wind and Water Wind and WaterMills  
     

Denver - Abberton Water Transfer Scheme

Water extracted from the River Stour and pumped to Abberton Reservoir.
Photographic album of the construction work at Bures


What to see on the River River scenes

Boating on the River The Boat House River House  

Photographic Collection Regatta 2002 Millennium Bridge Photo Album
  Europa 2009 Diamond Jubilee Bures 2000 Calender

Bures 2000 Centenary Calendar Photographs

Bures at War
Bures at War (external web site)
Comrades of the Great War
  Fred Staples receives Bevin Boy Medal Womens Land Army Bures
  VE Celebrations down at the Community Centre  


Biography Dr Thomas Wood John Constable Garrad Family
  Mrs St Osyth Wood Waldegraves of Smallbridge Hall  

Services to the Community
Ferriers Barn Bures Grammar School
  Bures Primary School extensions  
Nostalgia
Do you recognise these faces ? (Sports)

Do you recognise these faces ? (School days)
  Victory Village Hall 1935 Having Fun
  Football Mill Workers
  Veterans rally  


Winston Churchill
Did Winston ever visit Bures ?
 
 

TV Celebrities visit Bures
Barbara Windsor
Carenza Lewis
 
Griff Rhys Jones
Paul Heiney

Village Characters
Norfolk Bill
Old Major
(Arthur Whiting)
 
George (Quark) Baker
More characters
  Was he the worst neighbour in Suffolk  

Village news
Air Ambulance lands
Almshouses get new roof
  Police Helicopter lands
Archived News
 

Leisure Quoits played on the Common
  Bures Bowling Green  

Parish Council News      
This information is no longer published on this web site      

 

Visits to Bures from the USA A family from "Tuscaloosa" USA visits Chapel Barn in March, 2016
More information
May 19th, 2016- Researcher visits Bures from Boston USA, to trace the Pelham, Harlackenden and Waldegrave family
More information
 
January 2017. Visitor from California in Bures researching his descendants
More Information
Sept 2017 Visitor for Portland Oregon vists to search for the Harlakenden Family
More Information


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Utilities Electricity Electricity in Bures
  Gas Gas Works
  Telephone Telephone Exchange
  Water Distribution Denver - Abberton Water Transfer Scheme
  Water Distribution Water Treatment Plant along Colchester Road
  Suffolk County Council Road Works in the High St
  Broadband BT Supplier


Local Information General information about Bures
Directory of Services Find your Doctor or local services here.
Clubs & Charities List of all Clubs and Charities in Bures
Why the Site Why the site was established in 2001

index updated 14/10/2017


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