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Upminster Hall: manor and estate
This is the third and final article about Upminster Hall, its owners, and the manor and estate.
Edna Clarke Hall (1879-1979): Artist of Upminster Common
A renowned artist, once described as the “most imaginative artist that we have”, lived quietly near Upminster Common for over 75 years, unknown to most of the people of Upminster. The talents of Edna Clarke Hall – Lady Clarke Hall … Continue reading
Upminster Common Revealed: Part 1 – Bird Lane and around Tylers Common
To the Victorian Census Enumerators the whole area to the north of Upminster parish – north of the line of what is now the A127, the Southend Arterial Road – was referred to as “Upminster Common”. In earlier times the … Continue reading