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book reference 401": TAYLORS BELL FOUNDRY

Price: £5.50

AN A3 PAMPHLET A HISTORY OF JOHN TAYLOR'S BELL FOUNDRY WITH MANY PHOTOS

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book reference 9": 160 Years of Belton School

Price: £6.00

Belton (CE) Primary School is one of the oldest primary schools in Leicestershire.

We have been heartened by the interest shown in the school's history and in our humble book by the families and … [more about book reference 9]

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book reference 366": 30 Years Not Out

Price: £10.00

A policeman's story of on the beat in Leicester many interesting situations.

Produced in large print.

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book reference 368": 60 Years on Two Wheels

Price: £8.00

Jim Lee started his working life in the mining industry then spending many years in the motorcycle trade, not only in manufacturing but also in exporting old and rare models of motorcycles all over … [more about book reference 368]

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book reference 15": A Brother Loaned

by Mandy Crane

Price: £5.50

A foster parent takes on a terminally ill child. This is a true story of love and devotion and is a memorial to an amazing child.

A donation from sales of this book is given to Rainbows Hospice.

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book reference 88": A Chronology of Loughborough

Price: £5.50

From the earliest time to events in 2001, some of which will surprise many readers.

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book reference 89": A History of Baxter Gate Hospital

by Vicki Wilson

Price: £6.50

An account of Baxter Gate Hospital from 1819 to present day.

Many interesting photos. Very little information was known about this hospital until this publication was made available.

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book reference 14": A History of East Leake

Price: £10.00

An in-depth, time-warped look at this most interesting village.

Comprehensive history of the church of St Mary's.

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book reference 41": A History of Hathern

by Rev. A. J. Ison (reprint)

Price: £5.50

A most detailed history of Hathern from its very early days.

This publication was compiled in 1923.

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book reference 208": A History Of Shepshed, 1086-1969

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

We are indebted to these four authors who have provided this in-depth account of Shepshed's history over thirty years ago. I am sure it will be read with as much interest now as it was all those years … [more about book reference 208]

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book reference 168": A History of Walton on the Wolds

by Ann Jones

Price: £17.00

Includes maps, past and present photographs, census returns, wills, family trees, monumental inscriptions, etc., with colour plates.

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book reference 183": A History of Wymeswold

by Sidney Pell Potter MA (reprint)

Price: £8.00

A reprint of this 1890's book giving a full history of Wymeswold village and its church.

A goldmine of information for the local historian.

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book reference 50": A Kegworth Walk Guide

by David Jones, David Buxton

Price: £7.00

Eleven circular countryside walks, starting from Kegworth Market Place.

Detailed walks with maps and many historical points covered in each walk.

Many photographs.

100 pages.

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book reference 189": A Miner's Child

by Nora Chambers

Price: £8.00

Jane, my eldest granddaughter listened with interest as I often related my childhood memories to her. "Grandma, why don't you write a book?" she asked. I looked into her eyes. She was quite … [more about book reference 189]

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book reference 388": A Moment in Time

Price: £10.00

Authors Note
The purpose of writing about Wicklow Lodge Military Hospital is to record a story about the people from all walks of life from the Melton and District area who established Wicklow Lodge … [more about book reference 388]

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book reference 2": A Short History of Barrow-Upon-Soar

by R. H. Bennett (reprint)

Price: £5.50

An acknowledgment to the author of this lost publication is made in the book.

A great piece of work giving detailed accounts of the history of this village.

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book reference 24": A Tiger's Tale

by Richard J. Blood

Price: £8.00

Many colour photographs - 100 pages.

It all began with the discovery of a small collection of photographs, which had belonged to my late Grandfather. Images of ordinary young men, caught up in an … [more about book reference 24]

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book reference 21": Animal Crackers

by Maisie Walker

Price: £5.50

As the title suggests, the poems are set with an animal topic - horses, cats, dogs, just to mention a few.

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book reference 3": Barrow in the 20th Century

Price: £7.00

An historical account of Barrow on Soar - many illustrations - 68 pages.

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book reference 4": Barrow upon Soar in Old Postcards

by Stephen Joyce

Price: £5.50

Old postcards are given an historical tone by the author.

Then the correspondence is reproduced from some of the postcards giving an insight into the residents.

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book reference 311": Barrow-Upon-Soar-Riot 1795

by Malcolm Dark

Price: £5.50

A most in depth account of this little known event in the village church yard some of the villagers today are decendents of those people who took part in this riot.

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book reference 392": Brighter Blackout Book

Price: £22.00

True 1940's Nostalgia

CONTENTS
FOREWORD by The Lady Kemsley
INTRODUCTION by Howard Thomas

SECTION 1. BLACKOUT READING
Book trailer; ''Blackout'' radio play; What the Celebrities read in a … [more about book reference 392]

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book reference 255": Brush Traction 1865-1965

(reprint)

Price: £6.50

A history of the first hundred years of this world-renowned railway locomotive manufacturer - a most detailed account with many illustrations.

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book reference 230": Burton-on-Trent: Its History (1869)

by William Molyneux (reprint)

Price: £10.00

First published in 1869, this book offers a comprehensive history of the old-established brewery town of Burton-on-Trent up to the middle of the nineteenth century.

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book reference 362": Calenders

Price: £5.50

Old postcard views of Leicester also available the following villages:
Quorn, Shepshed, Thorpe Acre, Sileby, Mountsorrel, Wymeswold, Belton and Loughborough Quiz Calender.

*Only available by … [more about book reference 362]

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book reference 308": Catalogue of Traction Engines

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

This is a reprint of a catalogue of traction engines, steam tractors and steam road rollers, published at the beginning of the twentieth century by J & H McLaren, a steam road vehicle manufacturer … [more about book reference 308]

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book reference 396": Coalville Official Guide c1936/7

Price: £6.50

An A4 booklet contains many photos, local detailed information and adverts from that year.

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book reference 256": Contact (1959)

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

A magazine of 'The Brush' from the 1950s. Contains many interesting stories and adverts of the time to reflect on.

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book reference 284": Coventry Lost Photographs

Price: £6.50

A selection of old photographs of Coventry from a lost publication.

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book reference 355": Get Some In!

by Clifford Newton

Price: £6.75

"Get Some In!!" is the author's fourth publication following on from "Rank Humour." A compilation of interesting and memorable experiences, funny stories, jokes, tales, anecdotes, pranks, poems, … [more about book reference 355]

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book reference 42": Hathern Historical Information

Price: £5.50

Compiled from publications in 1863, 1868 and includes street directory of 1951.

Many photographs of this village.

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book reference 317": History in Shelthorpe

by W. Humphrey (reprint)

Price: £5.50

Detailed account of Shelthorpe history reprinted with acknowledegement. Keeping local history alive.

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book reference 61": Inns of Leicestershire

by Eric Dare (reprint)

Price: £5.50

The author of this publication has left us with a rich, earthy account of over 250 pubs in Leicestershire, enlivening their history from Charles II's reign to the heyday of pubs in the early 19th … [more about book reference 61]

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book reference 67": Leicester Our War

by Eileen, Olive and Jean

Price: £5.50

Eileen was nine when the war began and she gives a vivid account of life at that time of her childhood.

Olive started work at fourteen and was fifteen when war was declared. We have her own account … [more about book reference 67]

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book reference 285": Leicester Word Search

Price: £6.50

20 great puzzles, on different subjects but all connected to Leicester!

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book reference 72": Local Legends (1920s)

by "Heywood"

Price: £5.50

All towns and villages have an array of folklore. Loughborough and its surrounding villages are no exception, with many tales from this lost and forgotten book.

Reprinted in its original format, … [more about book reference 72]

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book reference 101": Loughborough and its Carillon Tower - 1923

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

The first publication after the opening of the Carillon.

Also includes many historical points on Loughborough as it was in 1923, many of which were not noted in later publications.

50 pages.

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book reference 221": Loughborough Grammar School: School List (1937)

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

A list of pupils at the school in 1937, with a history of the school. Includes day-to-day facts of lessons and many other interesting points, with a collection of photos of the school building.

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book reference 108": Loughborough in Black & White. Volume 1

by David Dover

Price: £8.00

Over 50 postcards and photos of Loughborough from 1900 to the 1960s. The 1960s photos will be remembered by many.

This publication was the first by Reprint and is a best seller.

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book reference 335": Loughborough Salutes its Soldiers

Price: £5.50

June 1944 war time magazine contains many local pieces of information and many photos of Loughborough soldiers in war time services

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book reference 115": Loughborough Street Directory 1901

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

Alphabetically listed streets with names and advertisements of that year.

Ideal for tracing family trees.

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book reference 363": Loughborough Street Directory 1939

Price: £8.00

Alphabetically listed streets with names and advertisements of that year.

Ideal for tracing family trees.

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book reference 118": Loughborough Street Directory 1951-2

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

Alphabetically listed streets with names and advertisements of that year.

Ideal for tracing family trees.

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book reference 119": Loughborough Street Directory 1962

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

Alphabetically listed streets with names and advertisements of that year.

Ideal for tracing family trees.

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book reference 120": Loughborough Today and Yesterday

Price: £8.00

An interactive children's book covering many historical topics of Loughborough.

Many pictures in black and white and colour.

50 pages.

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book reference 121": Loughborough War Years

by Ted Sharp

Price: £5.50

This book chronicles the war years in Loughborough and includes photographs and posters.

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book reference 114": Loughborough's Past in Old Postcards

by Walter Leeson

Price: £6.50

Walter Leeson, author of this fine reproduced postcard collection, tinted and hand coloured postcards.

Interesting captions to all postcards covered - mainly 1900 to early 1950s postcards.

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book reference 397": MARKET HARBOROUGH 1930 OFFICIAL GUIDE

Price: £6.50

A detailed account of many points in Market Harborough shops and services,places of interest and
walks around the town 36 pages A4 size with photos A fine reprinted copy.

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book reference 336": Memories of a Leicester Photographer

by Brian Rushin

Price: £8.00

Brian Rushin as a young boy took a great interest in photography and over the years has introduced a wide circle of friends this book makes a very intresting read.

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book reference 342": Men With A Vision

Price: £7.00

Introduction

This book was researched and written by Graham Lee, a modem 'Man with a Vision', to tell the exciting story of the development of the non conformist Christian initiatives that took … [more about book reference 342]

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book reference 229": Methodism In And Around Leicester

Price: £5.50

A brief history of the roots and development of Methodism in Leicester and Leicestershire, from its beginnings in the 18th century.

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book reference 306": Mountsorrel: A Hundred Years

by Brian Rushin

Price: £8.00

This book shows views of Mountsorrel from history, matched with recent photographs by author Brian Rushin - over 60 photos altogether.

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book reference 32": My Wife - Her Fight 1953-98

by Paul Haigh

Price: £6.50

When cancer comes to a family, turmoil sets in.

In this book, Paul shows how he, his wife and their two children came to terms with this horrendous ordeal.

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book reference 123": Old Footpath Walks Around Loughborough

(reprint)

Price: £6.50

This publication from the 1950's contains walks no longer covered in the more up to date publications, e.g. Fox Cover, Stanford Fishpond, Rushy Fields.

Complete with map and black and white prints.

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book reference 369": One Mans War

Price: £8.00

The Story of One Man's Life in the Royal Navy at the Beginning of the 20th Century.

When Winston Churchill became the First Lord of the Admiralty he wrote:

“When I went to the Admiralty I … [more about book reference 369]

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book reference 350": Out Of The Ashes Of Leicester

Price: £11.50

Introduction
Two years after the end of the second world war. At three, Providence Place Leicester on March the 17th a mother was getting her son ready for his bath. The time was around four o'clock … [more about book reference 350]

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book reference 351": Over My Shoulder

Price: £8.00

The Formative Years

The twentieth century commenced with some quite dramatic event.
There was the death of Queen Victoria, the short reign of King Edward VII, who died in 1910, and after the … [more about book reference 351]

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book reference 73": Porter to Signalman, 1937 to 1965

by Eric Jarvis

Price: £8.00

The lost railway system of Leicestershire's coal mining and quarrying region. Many old stations in photographs. A story of the life of one signalman.

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book reference 146": Prestwold and its Church

by Philip White

Price: £6.50

A detailed history of Prestwold itself, and of the church.

Colour photos and fine prints of interior of church. One of the best monumental churches in Leicestershire.

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book reference 124": Rambles Around Loughborough 1868

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

A detailed description of Loughborough and its villages as viewed in 1868. These routes can be taken today, giving a true insight into the historical changes that have taken place over time.

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book reference 212": Rank Humour

by Clifford Newton

Price: £6.75

A collection of interesting experiences, funny stories, jokes, tales, poems and precious moments of life in, and associated with, HM Armed Forces.

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book reference 126": Rosebery School Loughborough 1897-1977

by Eric Oldham

Price: £6.50

Produced by the School to commemorate 100 years and compiled from the events within those 100 years from the school register with photos of events within the school.

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book reference 395": Rothley

Price: £5.50

The history of Rothley has been published by the Archaeological Report of 1921. The information that I have obtained has been from those who have lived in Rothley during the last seventy years and if … [more about book reference 395]

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book reference 152": Rutland and Ruddles

(reprint)

Price: £6.50

This publication is a reprint of a 1960's promotion to "Ruddling" - to visit public houses and drink Ruddles Ales.

Contains some wonderful sketches of all the public houses that Ruddles owned at … [more about book reference 152]

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book reference 155": Rutland The Great War - Volume 2

Price: £8.00

A comprehensive list of the distinguished fallen of Rutland village by village with old Church Photographs.

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book reference 159": Shepshed Almanac - 1923

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

One of the many almanacs printed by M Freeman.

Contains many, many points of interest of that year - just too many to list.

Many names of local people covered.

30 pages.

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book reference 160": Shepshed Almanac - 1927

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

One of the many almanacs printed by M Freeman.

Contains many, many points of interest of that year - just too many to list.

Many names of local people covered.

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book reference 247": Shepshed Parish Church (1930s)

by Harold Mack (reprint)

Price: £6.50

Written by a former Vicar of Shepshed Parish Church, this book contains many local historical points of interest as well as a history of the church and those who have served it through the ages.

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book reference 164": Shepshed Wakes parade - 1950

(reprint)

Price: £5.50

This publication is a programme from the parade and contains many interesting points - the War Memorial and a brief history on Wakes Parades.

Many pictures and adverts of the time.

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book reference 238": Stand Easy!

by Clifford Newton

Price: £6.75

The British Armed Forces have always been famous for the humour which has sustained them through bad times and good. Many is the time when everything seems to be going wrong or the situation looks … [more about book reference 238]

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book reference 233": Steam At Foxton

by David Heathcote

Price: £6.50

Standing on the old boiler house floor at Foxton, it is difficult to imagine what it must have been like in working days. The many working steam museums around the country give a better picture, and … [more about book reference 233]

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book reference 144": Street Directory of the Town of Nottingham (1860)

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

This 1860 directory includes townships, parishes and villages around Nottingham.

All trades people are listed with their addresses.

Many adverts.

100 pages.

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book reference 394": The Barton Story

by C. David Edgar

Price: £6.50

A SMALL BOOKLET WITH A LARGE AMOUNT OF HISTORY FROM 1958 WAS IN A SORRY STATE SO HAS BEEN COPIED TO A HIGH STANDARD TO MAKE SURE THIS HISTORY IS NOT LOST.

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book reference 320": The Brewer's Art

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

A most descriptive and detailed history of brewing with many old engravings relating to its history and process.

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book reference 75": The Folville Cross

by Raymond Taylor

Price: £5.50

The ruined and reduced shaft of this medieval cross stands in the south-western of the four fields formed by the crossroads at Ashby Pastures.

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book reference 315": The Forest Canal

Price: £5.50

Old book reprinted to keep local history alive. Full acknowledgement to all contributors on this lost canal in Loughborough.

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book reference 130": The Parish Church of All Saints - Loughborough

(reprint)

Price: £3.00

First published in 1955 by W J Lyon, Rector.

A history of this most beautiful church in the heart of Loughborough's history.

Sketches of Church in black and white.

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book reference 38": The Road to Rocquigny

by R. A. Gilbert

Price: £6.50

This true story begins in 1895 and tells of the life and times of Cyril Gilbert.

A hard hitting account of a son of Lichfield who paid the ultimate price during the Great War of 1914 -1918.

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book reference 131": The Windmill Inn - The Oldest Pub in Loughborough

by Joe Smith

Price: £6.50

Renowned to be the oldest pub in Loughborough. Joe Smith dug deep into archive material to compile this most interesting array of information from 1830 to 2000 - many black and white photographs.

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book reference 200": Uppingham by the Sea 1876-1877

(reprint)

Price: £8.00

In the spring of 1876 and of 1877, letters under the heading "Uppingham by the Sea" were published in The Times newspaper, and were read with interest by friends of the school. We have thought the … [more about book reference 200]

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book reference 354": Voices of Heroes

Price: £4.00

"We will remember them"

Compiled from stories of the Second World War submitted by various authors.
A donation from sales of this publication will be made to the Royal British … [more about book reference 354]