Abingdon, The Changing Faces of, Book 1

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.

Carole Newbiggin and Marilyn Yurdan, Robert Boyd Publications, 2006, 96pp ISBN: 978 1 899536 818

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Enborne & Wash Common, an illustrated history

Enborne & Wash Common lie side-by-side south west of Newbury. This history by Penny Stokes is the first of book length about either area. It deals with overlapping themes such as farms, families, schooling, churches, landscape and recreation.

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Thatcham Then & Now. In Colour

This book contains contrasting photographs of 45 archive images alongside modern photographs. It shows the changes that have taken place in Thatcham over the last century. These pictures will be of much interest to those who live in this historic town.

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Emmbrook, Yet More Unfinished History

A further selection of interesting aspects and stories relating to Emmbrook village, including Emmbrook School; Sports Club; a notable World War One soldier’s story, and a very messy divorce from the 1920s and the short lived Toutley Camp

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Bradfield Union Miscellany

Including Informations and Complaints against paupers 1835/1846, Admissions and Discharges for Bradfield Union School between September 1850 and March 1853, a Paupers’ Service Book 1851/1911, and abstracts of Boarding Out Committee Minutes 1911/1915

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Wokingham Union Miscellany

Transcriptions of Reports of the Union; including Lists of Indoor Paupers, Outdoor Paupers, Non-settled Poor, Children in the District School and Pauper Lunatics in Moulsford Asylum for certain years and Registers of Births 1914/1915 Baptisms1904/1915

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Spencers Wood, More from our Village

Tells the story of Spencers Wood in words and pictures. Based on memories of residents past and present it traces its origins from the Common through its development into a thriving village with two churches, a Village Hall, a library and two schools.

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