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The Wimbish dissenters

Howlett End, an evocative name for the location of a burying ground in the flat Essex countryside in the parish of Wimbish. On the left-hand side, of the Saffron Walden to Thaxted road, there is a public footpath sign, by a house called 'Old Star House'. Follow the path for two or three hundred yards along some field hedges and you will find a small enclosure seemingly cut from the corner of a field, surrounded by several trees, the remains of a quickset hedge, and reached by a wooden bridge over a ditch. This is the Dissenters’ burial ground..

(This is just part of the article in the Saffron Walden historical journal) For more insight into this burial, click on the link The Wimbish Dissenters

 

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Tuesday, September 26, 2017