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Corbets Tey Village

During much of the Victorian era the hamlet of Corbets Tey supported three alehouses, and boasted a full range of local services including a Post Office, butcher, baker, a grocer and drapers, as well as two carpenters, a blacksmith, wheelwright, … Continue reading

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Upminster’s Tragic Link to Black Friday

Today’s so called “Black Friday” sales and related disturbances brings back thoughts of Upminster’s own connection to the original Black Friday of more than a century ago, which contributed to a tragic death in the village just over a month … Continue reading

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