Welcome to the Stansted History Website
This website has been developed to share information on the history of the local area covering the villages of Stansted, Fairseat, and Vigo.  The three villages are in close proximity and located in the Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

The Stansted & Fairseat History Society
This website and its content are maintained by the Stansted and Fairseat History society which is a not-for-profit organisation run by local volunteers. 
Further information on the Society is available by selecting the following link.

The Society is grateful for the support of Stansted Parish Council and Vigo Parish Council.  These bodies have provided grant aid to meet the third-party costs involved in running this website and maintaining the physical archive.  Links to the respective parish council websites are provided below.

The Society is keen to hear from local residents and visitors to the website.  Please get in touch by email at the following address.

The Society recognises the copyrights associated with illustrations, maps, and images published on this website.  This website is not designed for commercial use and the Society is a not-for-profit organisation.   The Society has included source recognition throughout the website where possible  – please contact us regarding any potential copyright concerns.