A Bradford on Avon Bibliography

Books and booklets about Bradford on Avon and its surrounding area.

> articles in journals

Those in orange are available for purchase at the Museum

Alderslade, John & Porter, Trevor & Whitcombe, John 2000. Thirty years of the Pump: the story of the Village Pump Folk Club and Festival during the 20th century.

Allsop, Niall 1987. Images of the Kennet & Avon: 100 years in camera: Bristol to Bradford-0n-Avon.

Anon 1858. An account of the parochial charities of Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts.  J. Rawling.

Anon 1970. A guide to the history and geology of Bath stone.

Antrobus, A. 1947. History of the Wilts and East Somerset Congregational Union. Prepared for the triple jubilee 1797-1947.

Arlett, Mike & Peters, Ivo 1987. Steam around Bath.

Atworth History Group. Atworth: a little history.

Backhouse, J, Turner, D.H. & Webster, L. 1984. The golden age of Anglo-Saxon art 966-1066.

Bailey, B. The industrial heritage of Britain: a traveller’s guide.

Baker, John & Brookes, Stuart 2013. Beyond the Burghal Hidage: Anglo-Saxon civil defence in the Viking Age.

Barron, R.S. 1976. The geology of Wiltshire.

Belsey, James 1993. Gardens to visit in the West: 50 beautiful gardens in Avon, Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Berry, Keith 1998. Bradford on Avon’s schools: the story of education in a small Wiltshire town.

Berry, Warren 2009. The Kennet and Avon Navigation. A history.

Bowyer, Valerie 1976. Along the canal: The Kennet and Avon from Bath to Bradford-on-Avon.

Bradford on Avon Museum Society 2003. Bradford on Avon Millennium Embroidery. Bradford on Avon Museum.

Branigan, Kenneth 1976. The Roman villa in south-west England. Moonraker Press.

Bray, N.S.M. 1984. The Devizes Branch.

Bristol Avon River Board 1961. Floods of December, 1960.

Brown, L.E. 1947. In and around the Limpley Stoke valley.

Canham, Roy 2014. A land through time: a lidar survey of a part of the Bradford Hundred. Bradford on Avon Museum.

Carr, Rosemary 1998. Storied urns; an illustrated history of monuments in Holy Trinity Church, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire.

Carr, Rosemary 2004. The stained glass of Holy Trinity Church, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire.

Chandler, John 1993. John Leland’s itinerary- travels in Tudor England.

Chapman, Ann. D. 1993. Christ Church, Bradford on Avon: A history of the parish and church.

Child, M. 1995. Wiltshire County guide.

Clark, Roger 2012. Lost pubs of Bradford on Avon; a walker’s guide. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Clark, Roger 2016. The Iron Duke. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Clark, R.H. 1979. An historical survey of Great Western stations, vol.2.

Clew, Kenneth 1968. The Kennet & Avon Canal.

Clew, Kenneth R 1970. The Somersetshire Coal Canal and Railways

Clifton-Taylor, Alec 1981. Six more English towns. BBC

Corfield, M.C. (ed.) 1978. A guide to the industrial archaeology of Wiltshire.

Corney, Mark 2003. The Roman villa at Bradford on Avon: the investigations of 2002.

Corney, Mark 2004. The Roman villa at Bradford on Avon: the investigations of 2003.

Cosh, Stephen & Neal, David S. 2006. Roman mosaics of Britain: volume II South West Britain.

Cramp, Rosemary 2006. Corpus of Anglo-Saxon stone sculpture: vol VII South-west England.

Cryer, N.B. 1989. Masonic Halls of England: the south

Dark, Adrian 2015. Bradford facades: made to measure.

Davies, J.S. 1908. The Tropenell cartulary.

Davis, James 2015.  Eric Walrond: A Life in the Harlem Renaissance and the Transatlantic Caribbean.

De’Ath, Paul 2003. Images of England: around Bradford-on-Avon.

DeGidio, Wanda Ware 2008. Hall family history.

Ditchfield, P.H. 1910. The manor houses of England.

Dobbie, B.M.W. 1979. Pounds or pinfolds and lockups.

Dobson, Margaret 1997. Bradford voices: a study of Bradford on Avon in the twentieth century. 2nd expanded edition 2011.

Dobson, Margaret 2006. Barton Grange: its history and restoration.

Dobson, Margaret & Slater, Gareth 2016. Barton Farm, the last thousand years. Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust

Dodge, Alan 2000. Freshford: the history of a Somerset village. [Many references to Bradford & Limpley Stoke]

Doel, William 1890. Twenty golden candlesticks! Or a history of Baptist nonconformity in western Wiltshire. Facsimile reprint 2005.

Dowdeswell, Prof. W.H. The Church of St Michael Atworth A Short History

Dryden, Alice 1906. Memorials of old Wiltshire.

Durman, Richard 2000. Classical buildings of Wiltshire and Bath: a Palladian quest.

Eales, Catherine 2001. Born in a valley.

Eales, Joyce 2001. An artist’s eye: 1960-2001.

Falconer, Jonathon 1986. Seven bomber boys. (Canadian WW2 plane crash in Bradford)

Falconer, Jonathon 2009. Names in Stone: forgotten warriors of Bradford-on-Avon and district 1939-1945. Bed & Bolster.

Falconer, Jonathon 2010. Names in Stone: forgotten warriors of Bradford-on-Avon and district 1914-1918. Bed & Bolster.

Fassnidge, Harold 1988 Bradford on Avon past and present. Revised edition by Roger Jones 1993. Ex Libris Press.

Fassnidge, Harold & Maundrell, Peter 1983 Bradford on Avon: a pictorial record. Wiltshire County Council

Fernie, E. 1983. The architecture of the Anglo-Saxons.

Finberg, H.P.R. 1964. Early charters of Wessex.

Findlay, 1976. Soils of the southern Cotswolds. Soil Survey of Great Britain.

Fuller, Margaret D. 1964 West Country friendly societies. University of Reading.

Fuller, R.F. 1946. Great Chalfield Manor, a property of the National Trust.

Gazard, David 2012. Abbey Mill. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Geddes, Isobel 2003. Hidden Depths: Wiltshire’s geology and landscapes.

Geddes, Isobel 2014. Geology, landscape and building stone around Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford Museum booklet.

George Spencer Moulton & Co. Ltd 1948. A hundred years of rubber manufacture.

Gillam, Beatrice (ed) 1993. The Wiltshire flora.

Gillet, John 1989. William Herbert Allen 1863-1943.

Gover, J.E.B., Mawer, A. & Stenton, F.M. 1939. The place-names of Wiltshire.

Grose, David 1957. The flora of Wiltshire.

Hadfield, Charles 1967. The Canals of South West England.

Hadland, Tony 1981, 1982. The Moulton bicycle.

Halse, Roger & Castens, Simon 2000. The Somersetshire Coal Canal: A Pictorial Journey.

Hare, John 2011. A prospering society: Wiltshire in the later Middle Ages.

Hartley, Peter c1980. The story of Royal Enfield motorcycles.

Harvey, Robin & Barbara 2007. Winsley from Cecilia to Victoria.

Haslam, Jeremy (ed.) 1984. Anglo-Saxon towns in southern England.

Haynes, Robert & Slocombe, Ivor 2004. Wiltshire toll houses. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Hawkins, Derek 2011. Bath stone quarries.

Heap, Derek (ed.) 2000. Turleigh 2000: portrait of a Wiltshire village.

Hinton, David A. 2012. The Saxon Church Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Holt Magazine 1992. Holt: an Introduction to the Village

Jenkins, [Sir] Simon 2004. England’s 1000 best houses. Three in the Bradford Hundred area.

Jenkins, [Sir] Simon 2012. England’s 1000 best churches. Two in Bradford.

Jones, Roger 2012. Bradford on Avon printers and town directories. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Jones, Canon William 1858. Bradford-on-Avon. Revised by John Beddoe 1907.

Jones, Rev. W.H. 1913. A stroll through Bradford-on-Avon.

Kelly, S.E., 1996. Charters of Shaftesbury Abbey, Anglo-Saxon Charters V.

Langdon, Gee 1976. The year of the map: portrait of a Wiltshire town in 1841.

Laslett, Stephanie 2013.  Brylcreem and broken biscuits. A street trail of Bradford on Avon’s shops in the 1950s.

Lewis, Arnold & Mattingly, Neil 2000. Limpley Stoke: its church and its people.

Lewis, John 2000. Otters, canals and fishes: the history of the Avon and Tributaries Angling Association, 1876-2000.

Lintern, Michael J. 2015. Privileged: a Freshford boyhood.

Loadman, John & James, Francis 2009. The Hancocks of Marlborough: rubber, art and the Industrial Revolution  -a family of inventive genius.

McCamley, Nick 1998. Secret Underground cities.

McCamley, Nick 2002. Saving Britain’s art treasures.

McCamley, Nick 2004. Avoncliff: the secret history of an industrial hamlet.

McCamley, Nick 2010. Second world war secret bunkers.

McCann, John & Pamela 2011. Dovecotes and pigeon lofts of Wiltshire

MacDermot, E T 1927. History of the Great Western Railway, volume I 1833-1863.

MacDonald, Jennifer 2000. A millennium tale of monarchs, murder, mystery and mayhem.

Mann, J. de L. 1971. The cloth industry in the West of England from 1640 to 1880.

March, L. 1980. Holt United Reformed Church 1880-1980: a brief history.

Marshman, Michael 1982. Wiltshire : a photographic record, 1840-1920.

Marshman, Michael 1987. The Wiltshire village book.

Mattingly, Neil & Slater, Gareth 2007. Bradford’s railway.

Maundrell, Marilyn 2015. Growing up in Winsley: Marilyn’s story.

Mizen, Jenny 2000. Holt 1999: a year of village life.

Mock, Jack 1997. Bradford-on-Avon and district: the war years (1939-1945).

Mock, Jack no date. Herbert Nelson Mock, D.C.M. a Bradford moonraker goes to war.

Mock, Jack 2012. Bradford on Avon’s pubs and breweries. Ex Libris Press.

Moulton, Alex 2009. Alex Moulton: Bristol to Bradford-on-Avon.

Morris, Graham P. (ed) 1996. The mystery of the Moultons! The riddle of Stephen George Moulton and his family in Australia 1878-1995. Privately published, Kilsyth, Victoria, Australia

Monkton Farleigh Women’s Institute 2012. Our village: Monkton Farleigh and Farleigh Wick.

National Trust 2013. The Courts Garden.

Newland, William D. 1999. Secret corners.

Niblett, Bertram Sidney 1981. Memories of Bradford-on-Avon.

Nichols, Deborah (ed.) 1999. History and memories of Atworth at the end of the second millennium.

Ody, Vicky 2005. The St Laurence story: the first 25 years in words and pictures.

Palmer, Marilyn & Neaverson, Peter 2005. The textile industry of South-west England: a social history.

Parker, Vanessa Brett 2000. South Wraxall: a book for the year 2000.

Payne, Crystal 2015. The true story of Sally in the Wood.

Perkins, S.S.  (ed.) 1948. A hundred years of rubber manufacture 1848-1948: George Spencer, Moulton & Co.

Pevsner, Nikolas 1963. Buildings of England: Wiltshire. Revised by Bridget Cherry 1975.

Ponting, Kenneth G. 1975 Wool and water: Bradford-on-Avon and the River Frome.

Powell, Adrian 1983. Bradford on Avon in old picture postcards.

Powell, W.R. 1953. A history of Bradford-on-Avon to 1950. Reprinted 1990 from the Victoria County History

Price, Liz 1984. Bath freestone workings.

Priestland, Pamela 2010. From Domesday to dukedom. The history of the Pierrepont family.

Pugh, R.B. and Crittall, Elizabeth (eds.) 1953. A history of the County of Wiltshire, Vol. VII. Victoria County History. (see also W.R. Powell)

Rawling, Joseph 1866. Biographical Record of Joseph Rawling, Minister of the Countess of
Huntingdon’s Chapel, Bearfield, Bradford on Avon

Rees, Julia [2011]. A history of St. Mary’s School, Broughton Gifford.

Rogers, Kenneth G. 1986. Warp and weft: the Somerset and Wiltshire woollen industry.

Rogers, Kenneth 2014. The domestic woollen industry at Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Rolph, Andrew (ed.) 2014. Bradford on Avon Preservation Trust: a 50th anniversary celebration.

Seekings, John Cormac 2016. A small town history in maps. Bradford on Avon delineated.

Slocombe, Ivor 2012. Wiltshire village reading rooms. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Slocombe, Ivor 2013. Bridges of Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Slocombe, Ivor & Clark, Roger 2010. The Christopher pharmacy. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Slocombe, Ivor & Pamela 2015. Bradford on Avon: the medieval town. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Slocombe, Ivor & Pamela 2016. The buildings of Barton Farm Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Slocombe, Pamela M. 1988. Wiltshire farmhouses and cottages 1500-1850. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Slocombe, Pamela M. 1992. Medieval buildings of Wiltshire. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Slocombe, Pamela M. 2001. Wiltshire town houses 1500-1900. Wiltshire Buildings Record.

Slocombe, Pamela M. Architects and building craftsmen with work in Wiltshire.

Slocombe, Pamela M. 2012. The Hall, Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet.

Snailum, Susan (ed.) 2000. Westwood 2000: reflections on a village.

Stacy, N.E. 2006. Charters and custumals of Shaftesbury Abbey. Oxford University Press.

Terson, Peter 1990. Under fish, over the water.

Thomson, Sally M. 2016. Wiltshire almshouses and their founders.

Vivian, George 1837. Some illustrations of the architecture of Claverton, and of the Duke’s House, Bradford, &c.

Watts, Ken 2007. The Wiltshire Cotswolds.

Whittock, Martyn 1997. Wiltshire place-names.

Whittock, Martyn and Hannah 2014. The Anglo-Saxon Avon Valley Frontier: A River of Two Halves

Whittock, Martin [sic] and Hannah 2014, Anglo-Saxon Bradford-on-Avon. Bradford on Avon Museum booklet

Willett, John 1993. Hospital diary [Winsley Chest Hospital].

Williams, Mike 2013. Textile mills of south west England.

Willis, Anne 2001. Heard but not seen: a history of the bells of Holy Trinity, Bradford on Avon.

Wills, Henry 1985. Pillboxes: a study of UK defences 1940.

Wilson, Margaret 1992. The Limpley Stoke valley.

Wilson, Nancy R. 2012. Queen of speed: the racy life of Mary Petre Bruce.

Wiltshire Family History Society 2010. Bradford on Avon survey of the poor 1827-1828.

Woodruffe, William 1958. The Rise of the British Rubber Industry during the Nineteenth Century. University Of Liverpool.

Wright, Hugh no date [2012?]. Widows, wives and daughters. The women who shaped the story of Great Chalfield.

Wroughton, John 1999. Unhappy Civil War: the experiences of ordinary people in Gloucestershire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

Young, John 2006. Wiltshire watch and clockmakers. Volume 2.

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