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Bygones and Essex Tales

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

The story of Grace Chappelow from Hatfield Peverel

  For today’s feature, Margaret Mills looked at the activities of a suffragette named, Grace Chappelow, who at one time read more

18th century sports in Colchester

Being a Tuesday Margaret Mills was on hand to tell us about some of the sporting activities for which Colchester read more

The “revolting” clergymen of Colchester

Margaret Mills turned her attention today to the “revolting” clergymen of Colchester. Well “rebellious’ is probably a better description. It read more

The Tyrrell family of Essex

As part of our “BYGONES” feature last week, Margaret Mills looked at some of the facts pointing to a suggestion read more

Death of a King – was it murder?

  I was joined again today by Margaret Mills who was looking at whether an Essex man, Sir Walter Tyrrell, read more

Eastbury Manor House, Barking

The subject chosen today by Margaret Mills was Eastbury Manor House in Barking which dates back to 1573.   There read more

A fitting memorial

Being a Tuesday Margaret Mills returned to tell us about an unusual First World War memorial at Dollyman’s Farm, Rawreth, read more

The Wanstead man who became Astronomer Royal

The subject chosen by Margaret Mills for today’s feature concerned two astronomers from Wanstead, one of whom became Astronomer Royal. read more

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