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 The Great Migration to New England 1630-1640 by Douglas Carter

In 1630, Boxted's vicar, Reverend George Philips led 30 of his congregation to join about 700 others from East of England in a hazardous migration to "the Promised Land" of New England on the East Coast of North America.



This book is a valuable resource for  tracing relatives from this area of the Stour valley and the village of Boxted.


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Also Available:




Boxted, Portrait of an English Village by Douglas Carter. 

"Scholarly and intimate, as a good guide should be, ..." Dr. Ronald Blythe 

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Stop press!

 Essex CC decides that the evidence does not support the existence of a public right of way between footpath 4 Boxted and footpath 3 Boxted. Read decision here



Village News


15 December 2014

Litter collected recently from the verges of a stretch of road in Boxted.

Rubbish Collections  Christmas and New Year:

Friday 26 December:  
No collection:

Your next green week recycling collection day is Friday 9 January

Your next rubbish collection day is Saturday 3 January

Friday January 2: 

Blue week: paper, card, cardboard and textiles in clear sacks; glass bottles and jars, cans and foil in your green box and food waste in locked caddies.

Collections 1 day later:

If your normal collection day is a Friday, we will collect your recycling and rubbish on Saturday 3 January 2015.

Boxted Neighbourhood Plan Submission Consultation

 The Boxted Neighbourhood Plan sets out the planning framework about how Boxted residents and businesses would like the parish to develop over the next 15 years up to 2029.

 The consultation will run until 12 January 2015

 To comment on the plan:



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