Thursday, 31 July 2008

Area: "High Country History Group" Journal No 30

The Quarterly Journal of the High Country History Group has just been issued to members. It contains a number of items about and beyond the local area including:
- Stanford Rivers – Report on the Administration of the Poor Laws 1833
- Retrospect. W W Reed on Mountnessing (previously published on this blog)
- Shopping at Piggott Brothers & Co.
- Bye Laws for the Parish of Stapleford Tawney, by the School Attendance Committee of the Ongar Union
- Robinsons in Stanford Rivers
- Favourite Trees
- The Strange Case of the Rev. Thomas Lloyd of Theydon Garnon
- Line to be Electrified

For a copy of the High Country History Group Journal you need to be a member. This costs £6 per year (£9 for family). In addition a series of talks are held at Toot Hill Village Hall during the winter season (members £1, non members £2 – includes coffee and biscuits) a summer walk or visit is organised.

Forthcoming talks announced are:
23 October 2008. 8pm: The Essex Earthquake and The Great Essex Hailstorm. Anne Brooks & Andrew Smith.
27 November 2008. 8pm: Sutton Manor Explained. Anne Padfield

And in December, look out for ‘A Magic Lantern Evening’

For membership and further information contact this blog.

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