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Billericay
Statistics
Population: 40,000
Ordnance Survey
OS grid reference: TQ675945
Administration
District: Basildon
Shire county: Essex
Region: East of England
Constituent country: England
Sovereign state: United Kingdom
Other
Ceremonial county: Essex
Historic county: Essex
Services
Police force: Essex Police
Ambulance service: East of England
Post office and telephone
Post town: BILLERICAY
Postal district: CM11, CM12
Dialling code: 01277
Politics
UK Parliament: Billericay
European Parliament: East of England

Billericay is a small leafy town in Essex in England. Its name is pronounced 'bill-er-icky' (in IPA, /bɪlə'rɪki/). It has a population of 40,000 and is part of the London commuter belt. The local railway station is Billericay railway station. Image File history File links Dot4gb. ... Image File history File links Gb4dot. ... The British national grid reference system is a system of geographic grid references commonly used in Great Britain, different from using latitude or longitude. ... The districts of England are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... The Basildon district is a local govenment district in Essex, England. ... Metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties are a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The region, also known as Government Office Region, is currently the highest tier of local government subnational entity of England in the United Kingdom. ... The East of England is one of the nine official regions of England. ... Constituent country is an official term used to describe three of the four principal component parts of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (UK): England; Scotland; Wales. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... This is an alphabetical list of the sovereign states of the world, including both de jure and de facto independent states. ... The Ceremonial counties of England are areas of England that are appointed a Lord-Lieutenant, and are defined by the government with reference to the metropolitan and non-metropolitan counties of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... The historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. ... Essex is a county in the East of England. ... There are a number of policing agencies in the United Kingdom. ... Essex Police is a Home Office (territorial) police force with responsibility for policing the county of Essex in south east England. ... This is a list of ambulance services in the United Kingdom: Ambulance services in England, after July 1, 2006 are A few deviations from the above have been made for operational reasons. ... The East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is the authority responsible for providing NHS ambulance services in Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend-on-Sea, Suffolk and Thurrock, in the East of England region. ... A post town is a required part of all UK postal addresses. ... UK postal codes are known as postcodes. ... The CM postal area is a group of 26 postal districts in central and south west Essex which are subdivisions of 16 post towns. ... The CM postal area is a group of 26 postal districts in central and south west Essex which are subdivisions of 16 post towns. ... The UK telephone numbering plan, also known as the National Numbering Plan, is regulated by the Office of Communications (Ofcom), which replaced the Office of Telecommunications (Oftel) in 2003. ... The United Kingdom House of Commons is made up of Members of Parliament (MPs). ... Billericay is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... Sign in the entrance of the European Parliament building in Brussels, written in all the official languages used in the European Union as of July 2006 The European Parliament building in Strasbourg The inside of the Strasbourg building The European Parliament building in Brussels The European Parliament (formerly European Parliamentary... East of England is a constituency of the European Parliament. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England. ... This article is about the county of Essex in England. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: Multiple unofficial anthems Capital London Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister Tony Blair MP Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq... The International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is a system of phonetic notation devised by linguists to accurately and uniquely represent each of the wide variety of sounds (phones or phonemes) used in spoken human language. ... Commuters from East Anglia arrive at Liverpool Street Station The London Commuter Belt or London Metropolitan Area is the name given to the built-up area surrounding and running into Greater London but not administered as part of it. ... Billericay station is currently served by One Great Eastern services and links Billericay with Southend and London. ...

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History

One of the earliest records of human occupation of Billericay are the burial mounds, which still exist in Norsey Woods. This is evidence of occupation in the Bronze and Iron Ages. Alternate meanings of barrow: see Barrow_in_Furness for the town of Barrow in Cumbria, England; also Barrow, Alaska in the U.S.; also River Barrow in Ireland. ... Norsey Wood is a mixed coppice woodland situated in Billericay, Essex, England. ... The Bronze Age is a period in a civilizations development when the most advanced metalworking has developed the techniques of smelting copper from natural outcroppings and alloys it to cast bronze. ... Iron Age Axe found on Gotland This article is about the archaeological period known as the Iron Age, for the mythological Iron Age see Iron Age (mythology). ...


In AD 60/61 the Celtic tribe, the Trinovantes joined with Queen Boudicca in the revolt against Roman occupation. After the conquest, a force of Caesar's Roman soldiers encamped on the high ground off Billericay High Street. The Trinovantes or Trinobantes were one of the Celtic tribes that dwelt in pre-Roman Britain. ... Queen Boudicca ( mid-1st century CE). ...


The Saxons did not settle in the centre of Billericay. They established themselves two miles south, at Great Burstead. In the late tenth century it was known as 'Burgestede.' Map showing the Saxons homeland in traditional region bounded by the three rivers: Weser, Eider, and Elbe Src: Freemans Historical Geographys. The Saxons or Saxon people are (nowadays) part of the German people with its main areas of settlements in the German States of Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony, Saxony... Statistics Population: Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TQ679922 Administration District: Basildon Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: BILLERICAY Postal...


Billericay was not mentioned in the Domesday Book, as it was incorporated into Great Burstead. At this time the parish church for Billericay was at Great Burstead. In 1291 the name 'Byllyrica' is first recorded. Doomesday Book (also known as Domesday, or Book of Winchester), was the record of the great survey of England completed in 1086, executed for William the Conqueror, that was similar to a census by a government of today. ... For broader historical context, see 1290s and 13th century. ...


Middle Ages

In the 13th and 14th Centuries some of the Canterbury Pilgrims journeyed via Billericay. It is probable that some pilgrims spent the night in Billericay before crossing the River Thames at Tilbury. This may account for why there were so many inns in the town. (12th century - 13th century - 14th century - other centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 13th century was that century which lasted from 1201 to 1300. ... This 14th-century statue from south India depicts the gods Shiva (on the left) and Uma (on the right). ... The Thames (pronounced []) is a river flowing through southern England, in its lower reaches flowing through London into the sea. ... Tilbury is located on the north bank of the River Thames, in the borough of Thurrock in England, at the point where the river suddenly narrows to about 800 yards/740 metres in width. ...


Billericay's most notable historical episode was on the 28th June, 1381, when King Richard II's soldiers defeated Essex rebels at Billericay's Norsey Woods. About 500 rebels were killed in the battle which ended the Peasants' Revolt. There is also a play entitled Richard II by Shakespeare. ... Norsey Wood is a mixed coppice woodland situated in Billericay, Essex, England. ... The end of the revolt: Wat Tyler killed by Walworth while Richard II watches, and a second image of Richard addressing the crowd The Peasants Revolt, Tyler’s Rebellion or Great Rising of 1381 was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major...


The Wycliffe preachers influenced the town. Four local people (Thomas Watts, Joan Hornes, Elizabeth Thackwell, and Margaret Ellis) were burnt at the stake. Two other residents (Joan Potter and James Harris) were tortured for their faith during the reign of Queen Mary. This article or section may be confusing or unclear for some readers, and should be edited to rectify this. ... Burning of two sodomites at the stake (execution of individuals by fire. ... [] Among the women known to history as Queen Mary are: Mary of Hungary (1371-1395), queen regnant of Hungary, was the daughter of Louis I of Hungary and the wife of Sigismund, Holy Roman Emperor. ...


The Pilgrim Fathers set sail aboard the Mayflower in 1620

A meeting of the Pilgrim Fathers prior to their sailing in the Mayflower is said to have taken place in Billericay, and much local nomenclature and historical imagery reflects this: Mayflower House, Taxis, School, Hall. Sunnymede School's houses were called Mayflower, Pilgrim, Chantry and Martin (after Christopher Martin, a merchant from nearby Great Burstead who travelled on the Mayflower). This article is about the colonists of North America. ... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) The Mayflower was the ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, in what would become the United States, in 1620. ... The House System is a traditional feature of British schools, similar to the collegiate system of a university. ... Chantry is a term for the English establishment of a shrine or chapel on private land where monks or priests would say (or chant) prayers on a fixed schedule, usually for someone who had died. ... Christopher Martin (born c. ... Statistics Population: Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TQ679922 Administration District: Basildon Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: BILLERICAY Postal...


Five people from Billericay were on board, including the ship's governor Christopher Martin. He and his wife, Marie, along with Solomon Prower and John Langemore perished shortly after their arrival at Cape Cod, Massachusetts. The fifth person is believed to be Peter Browne, who survived the harsh first winter. Christopher Martin (born c. ... Solomon Prower died on the Mayflower in December of 1620. ... Cape Cod Cape Cod (1033 km²) is an arm-shaped peninsula forming the easternmost portion of the state of Massachusetts, in the northeastern United States. ...


The unfortunate fate of the would be pioneers did not deter other inhabitants of Billericay inhabitants from setting sail for the New World. The town of Billerica, Massachusetts, was established in 1655 to commemorate the origins of some of the first settlers. Billerica is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ...


Georgian and Victorian periods

In the Georgian period many excellent examples of the period's houses were built in Billericay. One of those remaining today is Burghsted Lodge in the High Street, which houses the library. The road from Billericay to Tilbury still had a reputation: with mention of "footpads" and highwaymen operating along the road where it passed through open country. The Georgian era is a period of British history, normally defined as including the reigns of the kings George I, George II, George III and George IV, i. ... Folk image of a mounted highwayman Highwayman was a term used particularly in Britain during the 17th and 18th centuries to describe criminals who robbed people travelling by stagecoach and other modes of transport along public highways. ...


In the town, The Union Workhouse was built in 1840 to continue to implement the Poor Law. Parts of this building were later incorporated into what was St. Andrews Hospital. The railway arrived in Billericay in 1889, being on the Great Eastern Main Line between London and Southend-on-Sea. 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Former workhouse at Nantwich, dating from 1780 The Poor Law was the system for the provision of social security in operation in England and the rest of the United Kingdom from the 16th century until the establishment of the Welfare State in the 20th century. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Great Eastern Main Line is the railway line from London Liverpool Street to Ipswich and Norwich. ... London (pronounced ) is the capital city of England and the United Kingdom. ... Southend-on-Sea is a resort town in Essex, England. ...


The 20th Century

In 1916, during the First World War, one of the giant German Zeppelin airships (L32) was shot down during an aerial battle over Billericay. During its fiery demise, it narrowly missed the High Street, crashing into a nearby field. 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Ypres, 1917, in the vicinity of the Battle of Passchendaele. ...


St Andrew’s Hospital, which was formerly the site of the town’s Victorian workhouse, continued to function as an important communal building. From 1973, it housed the internationally renowned Regional Plastic Surgery and Burns unit until this was relocated at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford in April 1998. After the relocation most of the hospital was redeveloped into housing, but the listed buildings remain intact but are now residential. Former workhouse at Nantwich, dating from 1780 A workhouse was a place where people who were unable to support themselves could go to live and work. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Statistics Population: 99,962 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL705065 Administration Borough: Chelmsford Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


Politics and administration

For the constituency see Billericay (constituency)

Billericay's MP is John Baron (Conservative). It was previously represented by Teresa Gorman, a Conservative rebel who had the whip withdrawn for opposing the Maastricht Treaty. Her predessesor, the conservative MP Harvey Proctor also has a significant place in the news in 1987, when he was charged with indecency.[1] Throughout political history, Billericay has generally always been a Conservative heartland, with neither Labour nor the Liberal Democrats enjoying any notable success. Billericay is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... John Baron (born June 21, 1959) is a British politician, and Member of Parliament for Billericay. ... Teresa Gorman (born 1931) is a British politician, and was Conservative Member of Parliament for Billericay, in the county of Essex in England until 2001 when she stood down. ... In politics, a whip is a member of a political party in a legislature whose task is to ensure that members of the party attend and vote as the party leadership desires. ... The Maastricht Treaty (formally, the Treaty on European Union) was signed on 7 February 1992 in Maastricht between the members of the European Community and entered into force on 1 November 1993, under the Delors Commission. ... Keith Harvey Proctor was a Conservative Member of Parliament for Basildon from 1979 to 1983 and for Billericay from 1983 to 1987. ... The Labour Party has been, since its founding in the early 20th century, the main democratic socialist [1] political party in the United Kingdom. ... The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal political party based in the United Kingdom. ...


At a local level, Billericay is part of Basildon district council, (which is also currently dominated by the Conservative Party), although many residents favour a move to nearby Brentwood Council. Billericay itself is served by a Town Council of 20 members, elected in 3 wards and a Youth Town Council, elected in schools around the town. The Town Council itself has powers related to local planning and finance, while the Youth Council has a budget of an annual £500 to spend or invest in local services, or entertainment.[2] The Basildon district is a local government district in Essex, England. ...


Between 1 July 1837 and 1 July 1939 Billericay was a registration district. From 1974 until the present, the township falls under the Basildon district. However, the registry office is located in Billericay, in Burghstead Lodge adjacent to the town's Library in the High Street. There is also the facility to register deaths in Basildon Hospital.[3] | Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... A registration district in the United Kingdom is a type of administrative region which exists for the purpose of civil registration of births, marriages, and deaths. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is one of the United Kingdoms thirty-four NHS Foundation Trusts. ...


Geography

Billericay, Essex (2002): A View of the High Street showing St Mary Magdalen church
Billericay, Essex (2002): A View of the High Street showing St Mary Magdalen church

Billericay is a semi-rural Town, with many green spaces, including Norsey Wood, Mill Meadows Nature Reserve, Queen's Park Country Park, Sun Corner, Lake Meadows and South Green amongst others. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1683x1188, 885 KB) Captured by S G Brown on a still camera and scanned in and manipulated with permission by user en:user:Ksbrown. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1683x1188, 885 KB) Captured by S G Brown on a still camera and scanned in and manipulated with permission by user en:user:Ksbrown. ...


Nearby towns include:

Nearby villages include: This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Brentwood is a town and the principal settlement of the Brentwood borough of Essex, England. ... Statistics Population: 99,962 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL705065 Administration Borough: Chelmsford Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone... Ingatestone is a village in Essex, England, with a population of about 3400 people. ... Statistics Population: Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TQ615955 Administration Borough: Brentwood Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: BRENTWOOD Postal... Wickford is a town in the South of the English county of Essex, with a population of more than 30,000. ...

Statistics Population: Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TQ679922 Administration District: Basildon Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: BILLERICAY Postal... Hutton is a village in south Essex. ... Stock is a village in central Essex. ...

Geology

Billericay is within the London Basin and lies on a mixture of London Clay, Claygate Beds and Bagshot Beds. Near the High Street, there is a change in soil type from sandy to clay, whcih gives rise to local undeground springs. The London Clay is a marine deposit which is well known for the fossils it contains. ... In geology, the Bagshot Beds are a series of sands and clays of shallow-water origin, some being fresh-water, some marine. ...


Local Transportation

Since Billericay is a part of the London commuter belt, one of its most important transport links is the One Railway which takes commuters to London Liverpool Street station westbound or Southend eastbound. Shenfield allows passengers to access the rest of the network, such as Norwich, Colchester and Chelmsford that do not run services down the Southend branch. Mk 3B DVT no. ... Liverpool Street station Liverpool Street station, also called London Liverpool Street, is a mainline railway station in the north eastern corner of the City of London, in the heart of the financial district, with entrances on Bishopsgate and Liverpool Street itself. ... Southend is the name of a number of locations: Southend-on-Sea is the name of a town in Essex, UK Southend, Kintyre is the name of a village in Kintyre, Scotland This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the... Statistics Population: Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TQ615955 Administration Borough: Brentwood Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone Post town: BRENTWOOD Postal... Shown within Norfolk Geography Status: City (1195) Government Region: East of England Administrative County: Norfolk Area: - Total Ranked 322nd 39. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Statistics Population: 99,962 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL705065 Administration Borough: Chelmsford Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone...


Billericay has an extensive road network connecting it to nearby towns, notably the A127 to Basildon. To reach the rest of the country the only alternative to driving through London is the M25 which can be accessed nearby at Brentwood. The A127 is a trunk road in England linking London with Southend-on-Sea. ... M25 refers to: Messier 25 a Messier object, an open cluster in the Sagittarius constellation. ...


Sport

The town is represented by local teams in a number of sports. The grounds of the local football and cricket teams and tennis club are located in the West of Billericay, along Blunts Wall Road.


Billericay Cricket Club is the local cricket team and their ground is the Toby Howe Cricket Ground.


Formed in 1880, Billericay Town FC is the local football team and are currently in the Ryman Premier League. The stadium is called the New Lodge and has a capacity of 3,500. Billericay Town Football Club are an English association football club, who currently play in the Isthmian League Premier Division. ...


Billericay Rugby Football Club is the local rugby team, playing in Essex Division One. Their ground is the Willowbrook Sports Club to the North of the town off of Stock Road. They are the only team from Essex to play at Twickenham, the home of English Rugby, when they won the Tetley Bitter Vase in 1999. The club was formed in 1969 (although evidence has been found dating back to 1905).


There has been a tennis club in the town since c. 1930. The current club is the Billericay Lawn Tennis Club.


Culture

The town is now served by a small community radio station, Phoenix FM. The station allows local townsfolk and organisations to get involved with issues regarding local politics, fundraising, and promotion of art and music. The town was immortalised in the Ian Dury and the Blockheads song 'Billericay Dickie.' Phoenix FM is a community radio station serving the areas of Brentwood and Billericay, England. ... Ian Dury (May 12, 1942 - March 27, 2000) was a rock and roll singer, songwriter, and bandleader. ...


The Cater Museum is a privately owned folk museum. It is housed in an 18th century building in the High Street.


Education

Over the years there has been a great academic rivalry between Billericay School and Mayflower High School, although many parents choose to send their children to schools further afield. The nearest university is Anglia Ruskin University in the nearby county town of Chelmsford. Billericay School formally known as The Billericay School, led by headmistress Sue Hammond, is a mixed intake secondary school and sixth form college for children aged between 11 and 18 (school years 7 to 13) . As of September 2004, the Student Body stood at 1673. ... Mayflower High School is a secondary school located in Billericay, Essex in the East of England in the United Kingdom. ... The revamped main entrance to Anglia Ruskin University on East Road, Cambridge. ... Statistics Population: 99,962 (2001 Census) Ordnance Survey OS grid reference: TL705065 Administration Borough: Chelmsford Shire county: Essex Region: East of England Constituent country: England Sovereign state: United Kingdom Other Ceremonial county: Essex Historic county: Essex Services Police force: Essex Police Ambulance service: East of England Post office and telephone...


Twining

Billericay is twinned with Fishers, Indiana[4] United States and Billerica, Massachusetts [5] United States in the US. The town is also twinned with the french market town of Chauvigny, Vienne. France Sign denoting twin towns of Neckarsulm Town twinning or sister cities is a concept whereby towns or cities from geographically and politically distinct areas are paired, with the goal of fostering human contact and cultural links. ... City of Fishers flag Fishers, located in Hamilton County, Indiana, is a town of population 52,390 (according to a special census conducted in 2004). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... Billerica is a town located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_the_United_States. ... United States may refer to: Places: United States of America SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. ... Chauvigny is a commune of the Vienne département, in western France. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_France. ...


Notable people from the area

Alison Moyet (born Genevieve Alison Jane Moyet on 18 June 1961), is an English pop singer noted for her bluesy voice. ... Daphne Barbara Follett (born 25 December 1942, Kingston, Jamaica as Daphne Barbara Hubbard) is a British politician - she is the Labour Member of Parliament for Stevenage, which she first won at the 1997 general election. ... Chris Haywood (born 24 July 1948 in Billericay, Essex, England) is an actor who found success in Australian film and television. ... Christopher Martin (born c. ... Daniel Corbett Daniel Corbett (born in Dagenham, Essex) is a British meteorologist, working for the BBC, broadcasting on their television and radio networks within the United Kingdom, and across the world on BBC World. ... Francis Thomas Bacon (December 21, 1904 - 1992), born at Ramsden Hall, Billericay, Essex, UK was a British Engineer. ... Commanders Badge of the Order of the British Empire The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is an order of chivalry established on 4 June 1917 by George V. The Order includes five classes in civil and military divisions, in order of seniority: Knight or Dame Grand Cross... The Fellowship of the Royal Society was founded in 1660. ... Lee Barnard, (born July 18, 1984), is a striker for Tottenham Hotspur, the reserve teams top goal scorer during the 2003/4 season. ... Lee Evans. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Mark Foster after his victory in the 50 metres freestyle in the 2004 European Short Course Championships Mark Foster (born May 12, 1970 in Billericay, Essex, England) is a British swimmer, specialising in butterfly and freestyle at 50 metres. ... Neal Asher (b. ... Peter William Bone (born October 19, 1952) British politician and is the Conservative MP for Wellingborough. ... Stewart Ian Robson (born November 6, 1964) is an English former football player. ...

See also

Billericay is a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. ... The constituency of Basildon and Billericay will be fought for the first time at the United Kingdom General Election in 2009 or 2010, using the first past the post electoral system for the House of Commons The seat was created following a review of the Parliamentary representation of Essex by... Mayflower in Plymouth Harbor by William Halsall (1882) The Mayflower was the ship that transported the Pilgrims from Plymouth, England, to Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts, in what would become the United States, in 1620. ... Norsey Wood is a mixed coppice woodland situated in Billericay, Essex, England. ... The end of the revolt: Wat Tyler killed by Walworth while Richard II watches, and a second image of Richard addressing the crowd The Peasants Revolt, Tyler’s Rebellion or Great Rising of 1381 was one of a number of popular revolts in late medieval Europe and is a major...

References

  1. ^ BBC: On this day 16 April 1987, accessed 7 September 2006 - http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/april/16/newsid_2524000/2524727.stm
  2. ^ [1] - Billericay Youth Town Council
  3. ^ Basildon District - Essex County Council. Accessed 22 September 2006.
  4. ^ Billericay Twinning Association - http://www.the-bta.org/
  5. ^ Billericay Mayflower Twinning Assiociation - http://www.btinternet.com/~bmta/index.html

External links

Coordinates: 51°37′N 0°25′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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