St Mary's if the parish church of the old market town of Ware in Herfordshire. In farely recent history, within living memory of the elderly, Ware and its surrounding villages, boasted a number of breweris. There is still a pub named for one called the Green King, which was accross the road from it but is now redevelloped as desirable residences. There was also a large flower mill on the Lea, the river running through Ware, which is now a large block of flats.
The main industry, and largest employer by far in the vicinity, is the pharmaceutical giant, Glaxo Smith Kline (GSK)
More on Ware at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ware,_Hertfordshire
NB You can spell the river as Lea or Lee. Both spellings are correct.