ed Barbara Applin £9.95
Memories of people who worked or shopped at the Co-op, with plans and photos of various premises over the years, newspaper reports and adverts, showing how the development of the town and the Co-op were intertwined over more than 100 years.
Masagainians v The Salvation Army 1880-1883
Bob Clarke £10.00
A lively account of the coming of the Salvation Army to “open fire on sin and Satan” in Basingstoke and the violent reactions of those who “massed again” to oppose them.The Riot Act was read and questions asked in Parliament.
A modern authoritative account of why and how Basingstoke has developed in the
way it has over the centuries from prehistory to modern times.
Memories of health matters in the town before the coming of the
National Health Service and right up to the present day from
doctors, surgeons, nurses, midwives, dentists,chemists, opticians,
with community, district and hospital nurses and many patients.
Memories of Christmas in Basingstoke, including postal deliveries
on Christmas Day,children’s parties, carol-singing, Hospital Radio
broadcasts and hospital pantomimes.
Based on the records of Tudor Basingstoke, i where and how people
lived, what they had in their houses and the misdemeanours for which
they were fined in courts.
A clear and readable account of the history of this town up to the
present day. (revised)
GOING DOWN CHURCH STREET TO THE FELGATE BOOKSHOP
Mary Felgate’s memories of her Grandmother’s bible bookshop in
the 1920s, with research into the history of properties in Church
Street. Fully illustrated.
Stories of Basingstoke’s many roundabouts – the highwayman, the
Daneshill stones, the “Chineham Wave” etc.
A 90-minute video, in episodes, showing what archaeological
discoveries have been made beneath and around Basingstoke,
from the Stone Age to the Saxons. Featuring the reconstruction
of a Bronze Age round barrow and flint-knapping by Time Team’s