Postal Code: CM77 8LE
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Black Notley is a village and civil parish in Essex, England. It is located approximately 2 miles south of Braintree and is 9 miles north-northeast from the county town of Chelmsford. The village is in the district and parliamentary constituency of Braintree. The parish is part of the Cressing, Black Notley, White Notley and Faulkbourne parish cluster.
There are 9 wargraves in the churchyard.The distinguished naturalist John Ray was born in Black Notley in 1628. He wrote many books on natural science and was elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society. His memorial,near the
church porch, has been repaired by the John Ray Society and a copy of the Latin inscription and the English translation is in the church.Views of the cremated remains area can be seen on the memorial pages for Donald Dolbear and Ronald Alvis.(text by Geoffrey Gillon)