Sunday 31 December 2006

Warminster Wylye Valley And District Recorder No. 04

Edited by Danny Howell

The Warminster, Wylye Valley And District Recorder is the collective title for a series of little booklets which bring together notes and photographs taken or collected by Danny Howell, as well as articles and illustrations gleaned from books, newspapers, magazines, out-of-print publications, scrapbooks, personal papers, parish records, directories, diaries, archives, and a host of other sources.

Included in the series are reports of special occasions, essays and lists, the results of surveys, tape-recorded and written memories, sketches and plans, plus old postcards and photographs past and present. Many have never been regaled in print before.

Some issues are devoted to a single subject, some feature a collection of articles on a theme, and other issues include an assortment of topics.

Issue by issue, the series is making a record of people and places, events and customs, providing a wealth of information accessible to readers and researchers who want to know more about Warminster, the Wylye Valley and the surrounding area.

Issue No.4 of the Warminster, Wylye Valley And District Recorder includes:

Rambles In Around Warminster (Church and Churchyard memorial inscriptions), Longbridge Deverill, 1882;

The Warminster u3A enjoy a bbq and dancing including the Blaydon Races;

The yew tree in St. Mary's Churchyard at Chitterne;

When the No.1 Commonwealth weightlifter Karl Grant opened the Codford School Fete in 2004;

Names of pupils who gained certificates at Newtown School, Warminster Common, 22 December 1921;

The highways and byways of Warminster - Luxfield Road;

Gleanings in natural history, October 1863 - Bugley and Cannimore;

The Warminster Plot to kill James II (part two);

And the Henford House Garden Party 2004.

Warminster Wylye Valley And District Recorder, No. 4
Edited by Danny Howell.
Softback, 210 mm x 147 mm, 64 pages, 55 black and white photographs and illustrations.
Published by Bedeguar Books.
December 2006.

ISBN 187281848X.