NEW LOWER PRICE Also includes a brief history of the Huntley and Palmers factory.
An attempt to capture a little of the impact of the First World War on Berkshire and its citizens, those who served in the military and civilians. Covers recruitment, the Home Front, food shortages and peace celebrations in 1919, etc., etc.
NEW LOWER PRICE. There had been a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel since 1860. This book puts together information and anecdotes from various sources to tell the story of the chapel and the people who made it a part of their lives. Liberally illustrated.
A handy guide to "secretary hand" including illustrations of characters A to Z, common abbreviations, practice words, numbers and some samples and transcripts of wills 16th to 18th centuries, nursery rhymes and a list of words.
Baptisms 1723-1729, 1780-1844; Burials 1729-1740, 1787-1853; Members 1807-1898. Includes a name index.
Includes the following parishes: Abingdon: St Helen, St Michael, St Nicholas & Workhouse; Milton (Berks); Shippon; Sandford on Thames
Includes the following parishes: Appleford, Appleton, Binsey, Drayton (Berks), Drayton St. Leonard, Frilford & Longworth Mission, Fifield, Kingston Bagpuize, Lyford, Marsh Baldon, North Hinksey, Nuneham Courtenay, South Hinksey
Includes the following parishes: Besselsleigh, Cumnor, Marcham, Radley, Stadhampton, Steventon, Sunningwell, Sutton Courtenay, Tubney, Uffington, Wootton (Berks), Wytham.
SPECIAL BARGAIN PRICE. The well know local author, Pamela Horn has produced this liberally illustrated book of Abingdon, by taking us on a photographic tour around the town showing the buildings and streets of an earlier era.
This volume includes a register of deaths between 1866 and 1894; a collection of Pauper Examinations and Removal orders between 1883 and 1920, etc.
This second selection of photographs of the Abingdon area again recalls a bygone era in an area of England that has seen many changes.
NEW LOWER PRICE. This well illustrated book published by the Ock Street Heritage Group, describes the trades and people of this historic Abingdon thoroughfare. It also covers the social changes and key events that shaped the area.
This map is part of a series of town maps with a scale of about 15 inches to the mile. They show not just the streets but virtually every house, track layouts of railways and tramways, factories, mills and docks.
This book published in the year of the town's 450th charter celebrates the activities and communities of this thriving market town, and of course its history. Liberally illustrated.
These booklets contain a miscellany of records including Calendars of prisoners, insolvent debtors, bastardy orders Settlement examinations and lunatics and dangerous idiots etc. etc.
This new enlarged edition with 74 articles on Berkshire's history from the Palaeolithic to 21st century each accompanied by maps in full colour, and with numerous illustrations. Indispensable to those with Berkshire ancestors.
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Berkshire Baptisms, Second Edition, (CD) BFHS
This CD has transcriptions of 250,000 baptism records from 102 parish and non-parochial registers in the pre-1974 County of Berkshire. Dates range from 1538 to 2004. The CD includes three finding aids; Name Index; Name by Date and Officiating ministers.
Children’s Family History Activities
Smugglers, Scientists or Super-Heroes: who will you find in your family tree?
Organisers: Margaret Crook & Vicki Chesterman
Calling all super-sleuths aged 5-11 years old – range of fun and stimulating activities designed to help young people discover mo
Berkshire Burials, 12th Edition, Update from 9th ed. (CD) BFHS
To qualify for an update, you need to return the original disc from the earlier edition - just the disc; not the case, not the inner. Alternatively, you may cut the disc in half and send a digital snap of the destroyed disc to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Berkshire Memorial Inscriptions Collection, Volume 2, BFHS (CD)
Reissue on CD of transcriptions of the extant memorial inscriptions and maps of the burial grounds of the churchyards of Beech Hill, Caversham Victoria Road/Hemdean Road, Eddington, Goosey, Lyford, Midgham, Mortimer Baptist, Newbury, Newbury URC and Oare.
Binfield, All Saints, Parish Registers, (CD) (BFHS)
Transcriptions and indexes of baptisms 1551-1979, banns 1754-1984, marriages 1538-2009, burials 1538-1957, excommunicants 1676-1696, a burial plot listing based on register content, and a history of the parish with details of other sources for Binfield.
Beginners’ Family History Course
A series of four workshops designed for those new to researching family history. Where to start, how to progress your research and good research practice are all explained.
Course sessions to be held on: 6th February, 20th February, 6th March and 20th
Berkshire Burials, 12th Edition (CD) BFHS
This new edition of Berkshire Burials has 71,000 more transcriptions than the previous edition, and has more than 900,000 transcriptions covering all of the Pre-1974 county. Contains records from more than 270 churchyards, cemeteries, burial grounds, etc.