Mr Michael Denis Hughes

Charity details

Essex Wildlife Trust Limited

Essex Wildlife Trust is the county’s leading conservation charity. It has more than 34,000 members, manages and protects over 8,200 acres of land on 87 nature reserves, 2 nature parks and runs 10 visitor centres. The aim of Essex Wildlife Trust is to Protect Wildlife for the Future and for the people of Essex. 

It is supported financially by members, local businesses and grant making organisations. It is one of the largest of the 47 county wildlife trusts that work together throughout the British Isles as The Wildlife Trusts.

Essex Wildlife Trust was established in 1959 and has grown from strength to strength, always striving to protect wildlife for the future and for the people of Essex.

Registered Number 210065

Markshall Estate

The Gardens and Arboretum feature a tree collection from all the temperate areas of the world set in more than 200 acres of historic landscape providing interest and enjoyment throughout the year.  You can follow the paths through the Arboretum, where you can see beautiful vistas and a host of exotic trees from around the world.


Registered Number 256700

Messages of condolence

So sorry to hear that Mike has passed away. He was a valued member of our Essex Wildlife Trust Braintree Branch committee and a great guy to work with. Sincere condolences to all his family and friends.

Mrs Julia Todd

i was so sorry to hear of Mike's death. He was a lovely man and a valuable colleague on the Braintree Wildlife Trust Group Committee. He will be missed.

Mrs Christine Burden

With love and very fond memories. From all The Browns.

Mr Nick Brown

I shall remember Michael as a kind and friendly man. He was a highly valued member of our Committee at Braintree Wildlife Group and will be missed. My sincere condolences to the family.

Mrs Tracey Kay

So many happy memories of working at Markshall with Mike.

Mrs Clare Derby

Remembering Michael, our wonderful, smart and funny cousin. That he had given his time to these very worthy causes is absolutely no surprise to us. We will miss you so much. Love from Jeremy and Alison

Mr & Mrs Jeremy and Alison Hunt

Gone much too soon. Such great company and someone who cared for others. Mike will be sorely missed.

Mr John Slater

In memory of Michael, a lovely person.

Mr & Mrs Martin & Ruth Hunt

To Sue and family. So sorry that I haven't seen you in person for many years but you and Mike have often been in my thoughts. Lots of love Karen

Miss Karen Carter

With fond memories. Jeannie Ruggles

Mrs Jeannie Ruggles

Sincere condolences to Michael's family. Mike was a bi influence on our lives whilst we lived in the U.K. for 5 years and afterwards as well. We will miss him. Glen and Lynda

Mr & Mrs Glen Merryweather

Many happy memories of volunteering with Mike at Marks Hall.

Mrs Kathrine Manning

My donation is to celebrate Michael's life and his contribution to the Essex Wildlife Trust Braintree Committee. I wish him well on his final safari.


Service details

Cremation Service

19 April, 2022 12:30

Three Counties Crematorium

Halstead Road, High Garrett, Braintree, CM7 5PB