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OUR LIVING PAST

By Ashley Cooper

Memories of Bulmer--from a walk around some of its Footpaths

Dedicated to all of the contributors whose memories enrich our lives,

and with especial thanks to the late Don Macaree, (who was the Parish Council's Footpath representative for many years)

CLICK ON THE RED NO.s  OF THE MAP TO READ ABOUT EACH AREA ON THE WALK

(Or print them before you start)








                                                    



























BOOKS by ASHLEY COOPER

Quoted in this guide : Available from local bookshops


THE LONG FURROW (L.F.) £8.95

2,000 years of farming history along the Suffolk-Essex border, including Roman Gestingthorpe, harvest-time memories, blacksmiths, threshing machines, old horsemen, shepherds, drovers, wildlife and countryside - including the recollections of 70 local people.

ISBN: 0900227-82-6


THE KHYBER CONNECTION (K.C.) £9.99

Connections between Bulmer, Gestingthome, Sudbury, Halstead, Hadleigh and .... INDIA! With the memories of over 70 local people and a special feature on THE BURMA CAMPAIGN.

ISBN: 0900 227 81-8


TALES OF WOODLAND AND HARVEST £4.95

Eight light-headed fictitious short stories about the contemporary countryside.


HEART OF OUR HISTORY £6.95

500 years of village history along the Suffolk-Essex border - from 80 villages and with contributions from 100 local people. Including village cricket, public houses, church and chapel, schooldays and mischief. Parlour maid's memories, manorial backgrounds the Parish Poor Laws, Home Guard memories, wildlife, gamekeeping - and much, much more.

ISBN: 09534278-0-7


OUR MOTHER EARTH (O.M.E)- OF THE FURROW BORN £7.95

Water mills, brickyards, veterinary memories, immigrant and emigrants (the Scottish invasion!) horse era agriculture - local farm diaries, rural rebellion - those contentious tithes! Seed-time and harvest, lime kilns and straw plaiting, brickyards and potteries - all from the Sudbury-Halstead area.

ISBN: 0-9524778-2-3

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BULMER THEN AND NOW

The definitive guide to Bulmer's history, complete with many maps and drawings, edited by the late Basil Slaughter.

Available at Sudbury bookshops £3.50




























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