books

 

Downend Local History Society

    

 The latest publication:

The Crescent Homes


A history of the Crescent Homes for Children (1904 -1973)

14 by 21 cms, 194 pages

6.00 plus  post and packing to be advised


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A history of the forty years the Downend Folk House has been in existence

14 by 21 cms, 66 pages with 44 photographs

5.00 plus  post and packing to be advised

Downend Local History Society Publications still in print.


ALL OUR YESTERDAYS -former miners, shopkeepers, market gardeners, a vet, a shoe-manufacturer, a school teacher, an employee at Carson's Chocolate Factory, a coach builder and others share their memories of living and working in the Mangotsfield area during this century .This is the best kind of social history! The book contains 25 chapters and 40 old photographs are reproduced.

 Price- 5 + post and packing to be advised


The Society's  Monographs

 

No 1. WILLIAM JOYNER'S NOTEBOOK - A Coroner's View of Gloucestershire Society 1790 - 1823
Price - 2.00 +
post and packing to be advised

No 2. MAKING ENDS MEET - Poor relief in 18th century Mangotsfield.
Price - 2.00 +
post and packing to be advised


No 4. ROSE ASH -Life in a Devon Rectory around 1947
Price - 2.00 +
post and packing to be advised

Note - New postal rates, to be advised

Please enquire for overseas postal rates.

 These books can be purchased by writing to:-.

 Books
Downend Local History Society
Lincombe Barn
Overndale Road
Downend
Bristol
BS16 2RW
(England)

Please make cheques payable to Downend Local History Society

*Please note that it may be necessary to despatch multiple orders as separate items, in order for the quoted p&p rates to be achieved.

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