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Ongar Millennium History Society

Newsletter Archive

November 2011


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Chair’s report for OMHS AGM 2011

Winter days – long evenings

Ongar snippets - Death of a miser

Epping and Ongar Railway

OMHS visits EOR

Catherine and James Saver Grave Reading

Some of my Mother’s Noaks family from Essex

Ongar snippets - Biting off an ear

Ongar snippets

August 2011


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Was it really ten years ago…………?

Successful summer walks – 1. A walk in Epping Forest

Successful summer walks – 2. An evening stroll

Successful summer walks – 3. An evening walk to Greensted

Finding out about listed buildings

Cemetery recording

St. Martin’s Graveyard Survey

Ideas please!

BBC sends SOS to OMHS





May 2010


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Churchill and Chartwell
Marion Slade Lecture 2010
Great names from the past
Who do you think you are? Solved
A planned ambush on Coopers Hill.
Ongar by numbers
Ethel Mary Jones, 1864-1957, OBE 1919, JP 1920
The OMHS website
Out and About with OMHS


February 2010


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Our New Website

OMHS Christmas Social 2009

A Land Fit for Heroes

Richard Bull of the White House, Ongar



November 2009


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Ongar's hidden secrets

Brains of Ongar 2009

Chair Report at OMHS AGM 2009

Great, great aunt ?

Dating St Martin’s

New Blue Plaque

When Tommy came marching home.


August 2009


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Visit to Hylands House

Help sought

Was the Alexander monument moved?

Why Navestock?

The BOO quiz - new and improved version!

Cemetery recorders needed


May 2009


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Paul Buxton – a brief obituary

Lou Appleby

The Borough

Talkin’ Essex by Martin Newell

The Marion Slade Memorial Lecture 2009

Launch of the OMHS library

Aythorpe Roding Windmill

Help!!


February 2009


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House Histories

Just part of the services

History on our doorstep

Ware cheap imitations!

Trees - a part of our history

The Borough


November 2008


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OMHS 2008 AGM Chair's Report

Margaret Abbess

Monumental inscription project for Remembrance Day : Sidney MADLE : George William COOPER

Baby savaged by pig

Oldest timber framed home in Britain

Brains of Ongar 2008

Paul Flack, sculptor and stonecutter 1961-2008

OMHS at Chipping Ongar Primary School



August 2008


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Memorial Inscriptions project update

Whitehall and Westminster walk

Library displays

A parochial dispute

Who do you think you are?

The Queen Visits Ongar

Purses presented

The Queen and women workers

OMHS visit to Cressing Temple

Future programme - advance notice!




May 2008


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St Martin’s Church Kneelers

The Marion Slade Lecture 2008

Scientific Secrets of Ongar Revealed

History of Copped Hall

OMHS exhibits in Ongar Library

Ongar Cemetery Memorial Inscriptions

The Story Beyond the Inscription (Reprinted from May 2005)

The Boodle Tomb


February 2008



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Bygone Ongar 1940’s - 1960’s

Not only, but also

Landmark Trees – a guided walk round Ongar Town Centre

OMHS Christmas party

Hardings Farm, Greensted, in 1938

The Boodle tomb

St Martin’s Church Kneelers

My Family on the Isles of Scilly

November 2007


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Chairman’s report to AGM, September 26th 2007

Ongar & Countess Walterstorff

Brains of Ongar quiz 2007

DVD "Bygone Ongar 1940s - 1960s"

50 Favourite Trees, Ongar Tree Strategy and the Veteran Tree Hunt – Update

Vestry jottings

What we do best--- we make things happen



Febuary 2012


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Geoff Tebbot

From Riches to Rags in the Regency Period

Projects Update

House History: The Old Rectory

One hundred years ago

Ongar Diaries

Christmas party time

David Livingstone talk

Dates for your diary


May 2012


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Projects update

Well done, John

Marion Slade Lecture 2012

Emmeline Pankhurst at St. Martin’s Church, Chipping Ongar

Mary Steward Gilbert - a sad skeleton emerges from the cupboard

Consultation on Ongar’s Conservation Area

Dates for your diary