Saturday, 25 April 2009

Area: "High Country History Group" Journal No 32

The Quarterly Journal of the High Country History Group has recently been issued to members. It contains a number of items about and beyond the local area including:

- Magic Lantern Show
- Sir Thomas Smith of Hill Hall
- Blessing the Geese
- Life as an Essex Agricultural Labourer: 1840 – 1920. Part 1 (the whole work is available in booklet form from the Priory Church of St Laurence, Blackmore, price £1.50)
- Piggott Brothers
- Henry Soames (1785 – 1860), Rector of Stapleford Tawney
- Epping Forest and the Founding of the Football Association
- White’s Directory 1848 – Chipping Ongar
- Rogationtide in Stondon Massey, 1909
- The death of Issac Taylor, 1865
- The Berkeley Family of Stanford Rivers

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