Mount Bures

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Where are we ?

The parish of Mount Bures takes its name from the "Mount" or "Mound" which stands at the centre of the village and "bur" which means building or dwelling.
The village residers in Essex, the River Stour to the North and wakes Colne to the south.

 

 

Mount Bures was previously called "Bures St John, Little Bures or Bures Sackville" to distinguish it from Bures Hamlet and Bures St Mary.
Today Mount Bures is its adopted name.
The railway opened in 1848 and runs through the centre of the village
The nearest rail station is located at Bures Hamlet

 

Recent Additions

 

Centenary of World War 1
The Thomas Love Charity
Church Roof Repairs 2014
MorrisMen NEW PHOTO ALBUM PUBLISHED
The Thatchers Arms Quoits team
NEW:
Boys accident at Newmans Mill added
NEW:- Archived News
Peter Mason funeral

 

Flower Festival at Mount Bures Church
21st and 22nd June from 10am - 5pm

Photographs of the Flowers inside the Church can be viewed here


St Johns Church

 

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Latest News

William Cant emigrated to Australia in 1850 from Mount Bures, when he was only 20 years of age.
He subsequently joined an expedition across Western Australia which turned out to be disastrous venture.
READ MORE HERE


(1)Richardson Landscapes now the Official Sponsors of this web site


(2)Peter Mason who lived beside "The Hall" sadly passes away

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Welcome to the Rev John Chandler,
the new Priest at Mount Bures Church

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