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13 October 2014





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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.


details of where to buy this book



Also Available:




Boxted, Portrait of an English Village by Douglas Carter. 

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

details of where to buy this book



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


13 October 2014


Mobile Library
Tuesdays October 14 and 28 Boxted playing field car park 10.55 -11.30

WI: The Great Boxted Bake Off!
Tuesday October 14 Boxted Village Hall  7.30 pm. 
Competition: An unusual kitchen gadget. Teas: Maggie Bland/Gillian Walker. Flowers: Maggie Bland

Art and Craft Club
Wednesday October 15 Boxted Village Hall 2 – 4 pm. Enquiries to  Viv 271614

History Group:
"Dedham Vale & The River Stour" 
an illustrated talk by Robert Erith. 
Wednesday October 15 Boxted Village Hall 7.30 for 8 pm

Evergreens AGM and Bake a Cake
Thursday October 16, Boxted Village Hall. 2.30 pm
October 30: Musical quiz with David Padwick

Church Services

Sunday October 19: 8am Eucharist: St Mary's Church, Langham
9.30 am Eucharist: St Peter's Church Boxted.
10.30 am HC service: Boxted Methodist Church with Rev Ruth Ridge

St Mary & St Peter Newsletter (Langham & Boxted)
Deadline for November Issue copy.
1pm Sunday October 19:

Temporary Closure of Cage Lane
20 October for 2 nights
Between it's junctions with Dedham Road and Hundred Lane. To facilitate the installation of fibre optic cables.

Boxted Village Hall AGM.
Thursday 23rd October 7.30pm All welcome.

British Legion:
Saturday October 25:  Colin’s Quiz in aid of the Poppy Fund

Boxted Airfield Historical Group
The end-of-season opening of the Museum will be on Sunday 26 October, 10am to 4pm;
entrance by donation, adults £3, children under 15 free; refreshments available.

Parish Council 
Cheryl Damen has been co-opted as a member of the parish council.


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