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Publications can be ordered by sending a cheque drawn on a UK bank, made payable to “Alderbury & Whaddon LHRG”. Your payment should include postage and packing and be net of all bank charges. Please send remittances to:

 

Brian Johnson, Hawthorns, Old Road, Alderbury, Salisbury, Wiltshire. SP5 3AR. UK.

 

If you live locally, you may be able to arrange to collect a copy and save the cost of postage and packing. For enquiries about publications, please enquire first, to briangilly@waitrose.com. General enquiries should be made to enquiries@alderburyhistory.org.uk

 

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THE ROYAL OBSERVER CORPS AT ALDERBURY

Hammond, PM (2013) The fourth in our ‘Looking Locally’ series, this book tells the story of the Royal Observer Corps in Salisbury, from its beginnings in nearby Bodenham in 1938, through to its move underground in Alderbury during the Cold War, to its final decommissioning in the autumn of 1991. [ISBN: 978-0-9538004-7-6]

 

The book (24pp) retails for £3 plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

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MORE OF THE MOSAIC OF ALDERBURY AND WHADDON

 

This is a companion book to the general history of Alderbury and Whaddon, A Millennium Mosaic”. Beautifully illustrated throughout, there are 112 illustrations (85 of which are photographs, 16 in colour).

A section of “now and then” compared the modern-day village with the views of yesteryear.

 

Copies of this book (108pp) are available at £9 plus post and packing (UK £1.54p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TEA TOWEL WITH SCENES OF ALDERBURY & WHADDON

This 100% cotton tea towel is printed with line drawings of scenes from Alderbury and Whaddon. An ideal gift, it is available in either natural (cream) or bleached (white) cotton. Scenes include Brass Band by the Fountain (1902); brooch from Saxon cemetery at Petersfinger; tiles in the church; Alderbury Junction (illustrated); Ivychurch House Academy (c.1830-1862); Ferry at Shute End; map of Alderbury; Fountain memorial; and fragment of carved stone from Ivychurch Priory.

 

The tea towel retails for £3 plus post and packing (UK £0.69p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BRICK AND TILE MAKING IN ALDERBURY

Algar, D, Grinstead, K & Johnson B (2008). There is a long history of brick and tile making in the parish, dating back to at least the 13th century and the time of the mediaeval royal palace in nearby Clarendon Park. In more recent times, hand-made brick were produced in Whaddon until the closure of the brick works in the 1970s. This book, the third in the series “Looking Locally”, tells the story of 600 years of brick and tile manufacture in the parish.

 

The book retails for £3 plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ST MARY’S CHURCH, ALDERBURY

Hammond, PM (2007).  Built on the site of what may have been a Saxon Minster, the church of St Mary the Virgin celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2007. Beautifully illustrated, this book tells the story of the church and its features, describing a village institution which has linked the generations for centuries.  Foreword by the Rt. Revd. Dr David Stancliffe, Bishop of Salisbury.

 

The book retails for £5. Postage & packing (UK £1.24p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

INNS AND ALEHOUSES OF ALDERBURY & WHADDON

Johnson, B (2006) Inns and Alehouses of Alderbury &  Whaddon. ISBN: 0953800431 [32 pages]. This is the second booklet in the series “Looking Locally”, describing the history of the hostelries in Alderbury and Whaddon. Nowadays, there are two public houses; the Green Dragon is where Charles Dickens stayed and is said to be the Blue Dragon in Martin Chuzzlewit; the Three Crowns in Whaddon is where three kings are rumoured to have stayed while hunting in the royal forest of Clarendon.

 

The book retails for £3 plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALDERBURY'S POST OFFICE

Johnson, B (2005) Alderbury's Post Office. ISBN: 0953800423 [16 pages]. This is the first in a new occasional series entitled "Looking Locally". It describes the history of the local post office, which began in 1846 and continues to the present day.

 

The book retails for £2 plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request..

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALDERBURY WAR MEMORIALS: In Freedom's Cause

Hinchcliff, M & Range B.(2004) Alderbury War Memorials: In Freedom's Cause. ISBN 0953800415 [128 pages]. This book describes the lives of those commemorated on the village war memorials and pays a moving tribute to those from Alderbury, Whaddon and Clarendon who gave their lives in two world wars.

 

Copies of this book (128pp) are available at £6.50p plus post and packing (UK £1.54p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALDERBURY & WHADDON: A Millennium Mosaic

The Group has published a comprehensive 200-page book on the history of the villages, entitled "Alderbury and Whaddon - A Millennium Mosaic of People, Places and Progress" (2000) ISBN 0953800407

 

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A CIRCULAR WALK AROUND ALDERBURY & WHADDON

A circular walk map, with historical notes and illustrations

An A3 map of the village is illustrated to provide a guided walk, with historical notes. This folds to approx. A6 size (handy for a shirt pocket!) and makes a walk along the numerous footpaths around Alderbury and Whaddon much more interesting. (Also available unfolded for framing). The Map retails for £1.50p plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ALDERBURY: AN ANCIENT & PECULIAR PARISH:

A history of St Mary's Church, Alderbury

Atkinson RF (1992) Alderbury - an ancient and peculiar parish (2nd edition) ISBN 0951405012 [a history of St Mary's Church, Alderbury; 56 pages]. The book retails for £4.00p plus post and packing (UK £0.50p). Overseas rates available on request. Last few copies available. There is currently no reprint scheduled. Profits go to St Mary's Church, Alderbury.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE MANORS AND HUNDRED OF ALDERBURY:

Lords, Lands and Livery

Atkinson RF (1995) The Manors and Hundred of Alderbury; Lords, Lands and Livery ISBN 0952518805 [96 pages].

 

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