Local Books

 

* Available from Gloucestershire Library

 

CPLHG Publications about Chalford Parish 

 

Chalford Heritage Trail (2020) Peter Ashcroft, Jim Bocock, Camilla Boon, Hilary Burgess, Roger Carnt, John Dawson, Trevor Ford, Ian Mackintosh, Meg Powell and Jennifer Tann. Private Publication. Price £1. Available at Chalford Community Shop and Eastcombe Stores, CPLHG meetings or CPLHG Committee members. [Please note that since publication, we have discovered that the final paragraph on page 28 is completely untrue and CPLHG is extremely sorry for this error]

 

Chalford Parish in 42 Stories (2018) Edited by Camilla Boon, Hilary Burgess and Roger Carnt* Private Publication. Price £10. Available at local shops (Chalford Community Shop, Kings Head Pub, Bisley Greenshop), CPLHG meetings or CPLHG Committee members.

 

A Parish at War: Brownshill, Bussage, Chalford and France Lynch 1914-1919 (2016) Camilla Boon, Hilary Burgess, Roger Carnt, Heather Collins, Peter Drover and Juliet Stewart. Private publication.*

 

 

Other Publications about Chalford Parish 

 

France Lynch in 1800 (2010) David Martin, private publication

 

The Vernacular Architecture of Buildings of Stroud and Chalford (2006) Nigel Patterson *

 

Voices of Chalford, Bisley and Bussage (2004) Tamsin Treverton Jones, (Tempus Oral History Series) *

 

A Light on the Hill: 150 years of St John the Baptist Church, France Lynch 1857-2007 (2007) private publication

 

Chalford to Sapperton (1986, repr 2006) Stanley Gardiner, Tempus *

 

Historical Records of Bisley with Lypiatt, (1937, repr 2008) Mary Rudd, Amberley Publishing *

 

The Dry Stone Walls in the Chalford Area, Notes on the History, Repair, Maintenance and Ownership of the Walls [The Chalford Village Walls Project] (1999) Janet Gaskell and Nigel Paterson

 

On Coppice Hill, stories about Baptist Tabernacle (1997) Graham Hobbs

 

It began in a Cottage: the History of the Baptist Cause in Chalford (1995) Stanley Gardiner, private publication

 

Chalford Guide (1985) Chalford Parish Council *

 

 

Chalford Blows a Century:History Of Chalford Band 1885-1995 (1985) David Godwin, Ron Gardiner

 

Victoria Joinery Works: A history of Chalford Chairs (?) Hammond

 

The Valley, Chalford (1915) Stroudwater Thames & Severn Canal Series no 6

 

The Hills of Childhood, Personal recollections of a childhood in 1930’s Chalford (1985) Jean Kyle, Stroud: Sycamore Studies *

 

Chalford Place: a History of the House and Its Clothier Families (1979) Juliet Shipman Honeyhills Press *

 

Chalford Parish, South Cotswolds, Gloucestershire (1972) Gloucester: British Publishing Co *

 

A Short History and Tales of France Lynch (1957) France Lynch W.I.

 

Willum Wurkman’s Wit & Wisdom Tales In Dialect Of Chalford Hill (1905) G Edmund Hall

 

 

Publications covering areas adjacent to Chalford Parish

 

Sapperton Canal Tunnel (2014) Graham Hobbs for the Cotswold Canals Trust, Burcombe Publishing *

 

Oil Lamp and Candle: life in Eastcombe in the 30’s and 40’s (1999) Phyllis Gaston, private publication *

 

The unknown Cotswold village: Eastcombe 1500-1980 (1981) Malcolm Lambert and Juliet Shipman *

 

Bisley: A Cotswold Village Remembered, 1860-1945, (1991) Juliet Shipman, Sutton Publishing *

 

Rural Sacrifice (2014) Nick Thornicroft *

 

Oakridge, A History (2005) Pat Carrick, Kay Rhodes, Juliet Shipman, Playne Books *

 

Minchinhampton and Amberley through time (2009) Howard Beard *

 

 

Publications covering the general area including Chalford Parish

 

Notes and recollections of Stroud (2004 reprint of 1871 publication) Paul Hawkins Fisher, Sutton Publishing *

 

Wool and Water, the Gloucestershire Woollen Industry and its Mills (2012) Jennifer Tann, The History Press *

 

James Smart of Chalford:Working Life on the Cotswolds Canals and Linked Waterways (2020) Hugh Conway-Jones, Lightmoor

 

 

The Stroudwater Riots of 1825 (1993) John Loosley, Ian Mackintosh and Kenneth Southgate, Stroud Museum Association *

 

Victoria History of County of Gloucester Vol XI: 18 parishes of the Cotswold hundreds of Bisley and Longtree (1976) Ed. N M Herbert *

 

Non-conformist Chapels & Meeting-houses – Gloucestershire (1986) Royal Commission on the Historical Monuments of England

 

Stroudwater & Thames & Severn Canals From Old Photographs (2013) Edwin Cuss & Mike Mills, Amberley Publishing •

 

Thames & Severn Canal Through Time (2013) David Viner, Amberley *

 

The Stroudwater canal: a History (2013) Michael Handford, Amberley *

 

The Thames and Severn Canal (2009) Humphrey Household, Alan Sutton/Amberley Publishing *

 

Lest Ye Forget The Stroud District and its part in the Great War 1914-1919 (2010) Charles Townley *

 

Survey of GWR Stations Vol 13 (1981) RH Clark

 

Pubs of the old Stroud Brewery (1996) Ralph Merrett *

 

Gloucestershire place names (2009) Anthony Poulton-Smith *

 

Dialect and folk phrases of the Cotswolds (2008) John Smyth, Amberley Publishing *

 

Murders and misdemeanours in Gloucestershire 1820-1829 (2008) Malcolm Hall, Amberley *

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