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.
A miscellany of records including a Register of Deaths 1866/1894, an Order for Custody of Children 1903, an Order for the appointment of a Guardian for a bastard child 1874 and some Pauper Examinations and Removal Orders dated between 1883 and 1920
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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Shops & Businesses - series of 5 talks
Ticket for all five talks in ‘Shops and Businesses’ series.
13th and 25th July, 8th and 22nd August, 5th September
Thursday 2.00–4.00 pm (except Saturday 13th July 12.00–2:30 pm)
Reading’s Manufacturing Industries
with David Cliffe
Thursday 5th September 2.00–4.00 pm
Sixty old Reading firms – richly illustrated. Discover some of the things produced in Reading over the years, including flour, silk, railway signals, barges and racing cars.
Last talk of 5
Jack of Newbury
with Dr David Peacock
Thursday 8th August 2.00–4.00 pm
Jack of Newbury was producing cloth on an industrial scale in and around Newbury during Henry VIII’s reign. It brought him immense wealth and considerable status.
4th talk of 5
Berkshire Marriages, Fourth Edition, CD (BFHS)
This Edition holds nearly 200,000 marriage records plus more than 22,000 banns records transcribed from details entered in 231 parish and non-parochial registers of pre-1974 Berkshire and one of Oxfordshire and names well over 800,000 people.
Reading’s Print Industry
with Paul Joyce
Saturday 13 July 12.00–2.30 pm
Commencing in 1722, Reading became the second largest ‘printing town’ per head of population, in Great Britain. This is its fascinating and often overlooked story, richly illustrated.
First talk of five
Berkshire Burials, 12th Edition, Update from 11th 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.