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Local history booklets - East Ilsley

New Book now available - A4 soft cover - priced at 4 + P&P.

"Names Familiar To All - the stories of the East Ilsley War memorial", Kay Sanderson

The stories behind all of the people listed on the newly refurbished War Memorial in St. Mary's church, E.Ilsley, plus some who maybe should have been there. Includes photos of these people where available.

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The following series of local history booklets are published in association with East Ilsley Local History Society. All booklets in this series are A5 soft cover and cost 2.00 + P&P each. The titles currently available are -

"The history and architecture of St. Mary's Church, East Ilsley", Eric Saxton

A brief history of the church and its structure

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"A Worthless Drunken Creature - notes on parishioners, 1831", Kay Sanderson

Candid comments on the character of the people living in the village in 1831. The notes were written by the resident curate for the benefit of the incoming Rector and are often quite scurrilous! The booklet also contains a map and terrier, showing where each family lived.

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"Educating the Ilsleys", Eric Saxton

A celebration of 200 years of education in the villages of East & West Ilsley, from the private schools of the 19th century to the modern primary school of today. This booklet was produced for the centenary of the 'New' school building in 2008.

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"Stained glass windows in St. Mary's church, East Ilsley", Molly Kennedy

This booklet includes colour photos of each of the windows and a brief history of the people depicted in them.

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"The origins of East Ilsley and its name", Nigel Wardell

A summary of the historical and archaeological evidence for the origins of the village

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"Monumental inscriptions of East Ilsley", Eric Saxton

A name index to the people commemorated in the graveyards (a full transcription of these inscriptions with additional biographical data is now available on CD)

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"Transcripts of East Ilsley wills", Eric Saxton

A name index to the people mentioned in the wills of Ilsley residents , including both testators and beneficiaries (a full transcription of the first volume of these wills  is now available on CD)

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"East Ilsley Parish Council - the first 100 years", Bob Moulton

A brief history of local government at the parish council level, illustrated with excerpts from the early Minute Books of the parish council

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"The Hildesley brass", Eric Saxton

A history of this beautiful brass in the church at East Ilsley and the evidence for a reconstruction of how it originally looked, including colour photos

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"Historical walks in East Ilsley", Sue Burnay

A series of short walks in the village with a historical slant, including maps and photos.

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"Far famed for sheep and wool", Nigel Wardell

A history of the markets and fairs of East Ilsley, from their earliest beginnings to the present day.

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"More historical walks around East Ilsley", Sue Burnay

A series of longer walks around the parish with a historical or archaeological slant, including maps and photos.

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