New Local History Publications – Autumn 2021

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Here are some recent local history publications, either general or fairly local to Worcestershire, that we have come across. We hope that they may be of interest to members:


THE SCRATCH OF THE HOP, Hop picking in Herefordshire, Worcestershire & Shropshire. Marsha O’Mahoney (Logaston Press, 2021, 288pp, ISBN 978-1-910839-44-7) £15.

THE COUNTRY HOUSES OF SHROPSHIRE. Gareth Williams (Boydell & Brewer, 2021, 760pp, ISBN 978-1-783275-39-7) £95.

OUR VILLAGE ANCESTORS, A Genealogist’s guide to understanding the English rural past. Helen Osborn (Crowood Press, 2021, 240pp, ISBM 978-0-719814-16-7) £15.99.

BRICKMAKING, History & heritage. David Johnson (Amberley Publishing, 2021, 96pp, ISBM 978-1-445699-40-0) £15.99.

GOING TO CHURCH IN MEDIEVAL ENGLAND. Nicholas Orme (Yale University Press, 2021, xi+483pp, ISBN 978-0-300-25650-5) £20.

PARTISAN POLITICS, Looking for consensus in eighteenth-century towns. Jon Rosebank (Exeter University Press, 2021, viii+297pp, ISBN 978-1-905816-67-5) £75.