Blackmore Area Local History

Blackmore (Essex)
"Colour of soil on the moor"

Index of pages on this site devoted to Blackmore (Essex)
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Explore the numerous pages about Blackmore by clicking on links below.
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1845, Blackmore in.  Taken from 'Memorials' by Revd. Alfred Suckling
1861, Blackmore in.  Taken from 'A Peoples' History of Essex' by D W Coller
1887, Blackmore in.  Taken from 'Durant's Handbook for Essex' by Miller Christy
Aerial photograph. Blackmore in 1958
Around Blackmore.  Discover streets and places in Blackmore
Bell tower.  Landmark feature of Blackmore Church
Church.  The Priory Church of St Laurence: the parish church for Blackmore
Electoral Roll. A transcript of the Voters' Registers for 1910 with external links
Families.  Find out about your Blackmore ancestors.
First World War. Those who fell during the Great War
First World War. Those who survived the Great War and are commemorated.
Jericho Priory.  A history of the house next to the church.
Legacies. Ancient legacies and annual donations from the rich to the poor of Blackmore
Names Index. A page giving a list of Blackmore ancestors and source information.
Parish Registers held at Essex Record Office
Parish Registers, About Blackmore's
Postcards of Blackmore.  The village then and now
Second World War.  A list of men and women from Blackmore who served during World War Two.
Smyth Family at Blackmore.  Beginning with John Smyth, a number of pages investigate the family who purchased Blackmore Priory from King Henry VIII in 1540 and stayed in Blackmore until 1721. Includes a transcript of John Smyth's Will; John's son Thomas Smyth; his descendants; and, Stephen Powle, who married Thomas' widow, Margaret, to enter the family and become Lord of the Manor. (Sometimes referred to as the Smith or Smythe family. No relation to the web master)
Through Changing Scenes: A history of Blackmore in words and music
Timeline.  A summary of historical events in Blackmore

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Last updated: 9 January 2010