Welcome to this month’s round-up of local history and heritage in and around Blackmore, Essex.
Hyperion records have released the thirteenth and final disc in ‘The Byrd Edition’, which surveys the Elizabethan composers Latin texts. For a review go to http://www.musicalcriticism.com/recordings/cd-byrd13-0210.shtml
“Annie Hartgrove (my Gt Grandmother) was born in Stamford Rivers [Stanford Rivers] Essex in 1861.“ See this family plus a sequence on photographs on: http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?PHPSESSID=mlaj2l54srhe22dbhum1v80980&topic=239890.15
Two walks in the local area have been published by a tourist to these shores who is walking around the countryside surrounding London. Go to
St Edmund and St Mary Church, Ingatestone, taken for the Geograph project: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/2019817
A Folk Song A Day
Don’t forget the marvellous site http://www.afolksongaday.com
For an extensive list of links to other sites go to: http://www.blackmorehistory.co.uk/externallinks.html