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Bygones and Essex Tales



Abigail Mashon – confidant of Queen Anne

  The subject chosen by Margaret Mills this week was Abigail Mashon, a confidant of Queen Anne who lived for read more



A judge of the people!

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned a remarkable judge, Sir Nicholas Conyngham Tindal, who was born in Moulsham read more



Elizabeth I in Essex

For this week’s BYGONES feature, Margaret Mills looked back to the days when QUEEN ELIZABETH I spent time in  our read more



An outbreak of arson on Essex farms!

In this week’s feature Margaret Mills turned her attention to an outbreak of arson attacks which seemingly occurred on various read more



Twinkle, twinkle little star!

  The subject chosen by MARGARET MILLS this week concerned the TAYLOR SISTERS of COLCHESTER. The Beverly Sisters, they are read more



Moynes Park Hall and 007

The subject selected today by MARGARET MILLS was MOYNES PARK HALL in Steeple Bumpstead, and its connection with JAMES BOND – read more



A break-out of marriages!

On today’s edition of our BYGONES feature, Margaret Mills took a close look at the village of Birdbrook, near Steeple read more



Rudyard Kipling and his links with Essex

  The subject that Margaret Mills chose today for her BYGONES feature, concerned the author and journalist, Rudyard Kipling and read more



South Fambridge Airfield

The subject of today’s feature chosen by Margaret Mills concerned the entrepreneurs, like one NOEL PEMBERTON BILLING who were pioneering read more



Horham Hall, Thaxted

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills was the one time Thaxted home of Essex novelist Evelyn Anthony, Horham Hall read more



The incredible Dr Salter of Tolleshunt D’Arcy

Margaret Mills elected today to tell us about a somewhat unorthodox man who practiced as the town of Tolleshunt D’Arcy’s read more



Great Myles House, Kelvedon Hatch

This week Margaret Mills returned to look at another historic house in Kelvedon Hatch. Unfortunately the subject of today’s talk read more



Kelvedon Hall through the ages

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills was KELVEDON HALL. Listen again here to what Margaret had to say about read more



The former army barracks at Warley

The subject picked today by Margaret Mills, concerned the history of the former army barracks at Warley. If you missed read more



Valence House in Dagenham

  The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills, for her historical feature was VALENCE HOUSE on Becontree Avenue in Dagenham read more



Hugh Glendwr Palmer Owen – Essex cricketer extraordinaire!

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills concerned an Essex cricketer with a most unusual Welsh sounding name – Hugh Glendwr Palmer read more



Maldon’s MOOT HALL

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills was THE MOOT HALL in Maldon. If you missed it, listen again here read more



Queen Victoria was “not amused!”

Margaret Mills joined me this afternoon to tell us the tale of the man from Buckhurst Hill who demanded that read more



The tale of a very costly Cherry Pie!

This week Margaret Mills turned her attention to the history of THE GEORGE in Wanstead, and notably at the reason read more



All about Woodham Walter Hall, Maldon

Margaret Mills returned today with another of her historical gems. Listen hear to learn more about Woodham Walter Hall which read more

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