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History[ edit ] Some of the earliest records of human occupation of Billericay are the burial mounds in Norsey Wood: Evidence of Roman occupation has been found at a number of locations in the town and there may have been a small cavalry fort at Blunts Wall.
The Saxons did not settle in the centre of Billericay. They established themselves two miles south, at Great Burstead. In the late 10th century it was known as 'Burhstede'. Billericay was not mentioned in the Domesday Bookas it lay within Great Burstead. At this time the parish church for Billericay was at Great Burstead.
Origin of the name[ edit ] Billericay previously Billerica is a well-known exception[ clarification needed ] in the identification of the origins of English place-names. The name of the town was first recorded as "Byllyrica" in The urban settlement, which was within the manor and parish of Great Bursteadwas one of many founded in the late 13th century in an already densely populated rural landscape.
Several suggestions for the origin of the place name include: Watercress was farmed in Billericay springs during the 20th century. Although the precise Faith cobbins of the name is not known, England has other places named Billerica: A deserted town adjacent to the settlement of Court-up-Street by Port Lympne.
Significantly this is adjacent to a Roman " Saxon Shore " fort as well as being on spring lines suitable for growing watercress.
Billerica Farm, near Upton NobleSomerset. Although this farm might be named after the other Billericas, the site is also close to springs suitable for farming watercress.
This suggests that a Romano-British place name was reused by the Anglo-Saxons following the end of Roman rule in Britain. Middle Ages[ edit ] Norsey woods In the 13th and 14th centuries some pilgrims to Canterbury journeyed via Billericay. Some of them may have spent the night in Billericay before crossing the River Thames at Tilbury.
This may account for the large number of inns in the town. Billericay's most notable historical episode was the Battle of Billericay during the Peasants' Revolt of The Wycliffe preachers influenced the town.
Pilgrim Fathers[ edit ] A meeting of the Pilgrim Fathers prior to their sailing in the Mayflower is said to have taken place in Billericay, and many local names and much historical imagery reflect this: Four people from Billericay were on board, including Christopher Martin.
The unfortunate fate of the would-be pioneers did not deter other inhabitants of Billericay from setting sail for the New World.
The town of Billerica, Massachusetts was established in by colonists from Billericay and named after their home town in England. Georgian and Victorian eras[ edit ] In the Georgian period many excellent examples of the period's houses were built in Billericay. One of those remaining today is Burghstead Lodge in High Street, which used to house the library.
The road from Billericay to Tilbury still had a reputation for "footpads" and highwaymen [ citation needed ] operating along the road, where it passed through open country. In the town, the Union Workhouse was built in to continue to implement the Poor Law.
Parts of this building were later incorporated into what was St. The 20th century[ edit ] Induring the First World War, one of the giant German Zeppelin airships was shot down during an aerial battle over Billericay.
During its fiery demise, it narrowly missed the High Street, crashing into a field off of Greens Farm Lane. A plaque was erected at the site into commemorate years since the crash. Recent research has indicated that this may be identified with the 'ghost Zeppelin' of Tonbridge which was allegedly seen floating over that town earlier in the day.
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