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 and Fairseat History Society

This website and its content, is supported and maintained by the Stansted and Fairseat History society which is a ‘not for profit’ organisation run by local volunteers. 
Further information on the Society and how you may be able to support us and get involved is available by selecting the following link.

The Society is grateful for the support of Stansted Parish Council and Vigo Parish Council who have provided grant aid to assist in meeting the third party costs involved in running this website and both the physical and online archives.  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 and where relevant – please contact us regarding any potential copyright concerns.