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Suffolk & Berkshire Books, Fiche & CD's / Berkshire Local and Family History

Books and CDs on aspects of Berks local and family history, in association with East Ilsley Local History Society

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

by Kay Sanderson. A series of notes on the parishioners of East Ilsley, compiled for an incoming rector in 1831. The notes are candid pen-portraits and often disparaging - particularly on their drinking habits! Includes a map and terrier of the village centre....

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East Ilsley in the 1830s [CD]

by Sue Burnay & Nigel Wardell - an interactive map based on a pre-tithe map of 1831, together with its associated terrier, listing the owners, occupiers, descriptions etc. of every building and plot of land in the parish. A beautiful example of early 19th century map-making - high resolution scans mean that every detail is visible....

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East Ilsley Parish Council - The First 100 Years

by Bob Moulton - a brief history of local government at the parish council level, with excerpts from the early Minute Books of the parish council...

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Educating the Ilsleys

by Eric Saxton - a history of education in the Ilsleys (East and West), including both private and public education spanning 200 years....

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Far famed for sheep & wool

by Nigel Wardell - a history of the markets and fairs of East Ilsley, from their earliest beginnings to the present day....

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Historical walks in East Ilsley

by Sue Burnay - short walks in the village with a historical slant. Includes maps and photos....

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In the Name of God, Amen - transcripts of 190 East Ilsley wills (1504-1877) [CD]

by Eric Saxton. A summary of all the executors, beneficiaries and witnesses is provided for each of the wills, together with a full transcript. A total of 27 wills pre-date the parish registers of the village. Includes a full name index to all of the people mentioed in the wills....

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Monumental inscriptions of East Ilsley [CD]

by Eric Saxton - monumental inscriptions from both inside and outside St. Mary's church and the Baptist Chapel in East Ilsley. Additional biographical information from census data, parish reisters and other sources is provided for many of the entries....

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More historical walks in East Ilsley

by Sue Burnay - a range of longer walks around the village of East Ilsley with historical and archaeological interests. Includes maps and photos....

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Stained-Glass Windows in St.Mary's Church, East Ilsley

by Molly Kennedy - includes colour photos of each of the windows and a brief history of the people depicted...

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The Hildesley Brass

by 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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The history and architecture of St. Mary's church, East Ilsley

A summary of the history of this church and the main architectural features, with details of its 17th century clock and its bells....

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The Origins of East Ilsley and its Name

by Nigel Wardell - a summary of the historical and archaeological evidence for the origins of the village...

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