Publications

 

THE CO-OP AND BASINGSTOKE – A Story of Change 

ed Barbara Applin     £9.95

ISBN 978-0-9508095-7-1

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.

 

THE BASINGSTOKE RIOTS  

Masagainians v The Salvation Army 1880-1883

Bob Clarke      £10.00

ISBN 978-0-9508095-6-4                                    

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.

 

THE MAKING OF BASINGSTOKE     Eric Stokes       £15.00                            

ISBN 978-0-9508095-3-3

A modern authoritative account of why and how Basingstoke has developed in the
way it has over the centuries from prehistory to modern times.

 

TAKING THE PULSE OF BASINGSTOKE ed Barbara Applin  £13.00 

ISBN 978-0-9508095-2-6

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.

 

HAPPY CHRISTMAS, BASINGSTOKE!  ed Barbara Applin  £9.00

ISBN 978-0-9508095-5-7

Memories of Christmas in Basingstoke, including  postal deliveries
on Christmas Day,children’s parties, carol-singing, Hospital Radio
broadcasts and hospital pantomimes.

 

VOICES OF BASINGSTOKE 1400-1600    Anne Hawker     £3.00

ISBN 978-0-9508095-0-2

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.

 

THE STORY OF BASINGSTOKE     Anne Hawker       £6.95

ISBN 1-85975-270-5

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 and Barbara Applin    £7.50    (spiral bound £5.00)

ISBN 978-1-8990770-6-9

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.

 

ROUNDABOUT BASINGSTOKE     Barbara Applin      £3.00

ISBN 978-0-9508095-1-2

Stories of Basingstoke’s many roundabouts – the highwayman, the
Daneshill stones, the “Chineham Wave” etc.

 

BENEATH BASINGSTOKE           VIDEO              £12.50

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
Phil Harding.


 

 

 

 

 

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