The Finchampstead Society

Finchampstead Society Archive - Documents

The Finchampstead Society Archive is housed in the Finchampstead Library, FBC, Gorse Ride, Finchampstead. It is open to visitors on the first Thursday of each month between 2pm and 4pm. Access at other times may be possible. If required, please use the Contact page to send a message, use "Archive" as the reason.

Listing of the Documents held in the Archive. For Maps click here

Document List

ReferenceDescription
FSB12 books 'Chronicles of Finchampstead' by William Lyon (two different binding formats)
FSB21 book 'Finchampstead in Old Pictures' compiled by The Finchampstead Society
FSB32 books 'Finchampstead Past, Present and Future' published by The Finchampstead Society
FSB41 book 'Finchampstead' produced by The Finchampstead Society, 2016
FSB51 book 'The New Berkshire Village Book' compiled by Berkshire Fed. Of Women's Institutes
FSB61 book 'Historic Towns in Berkshire' by Grenville G.Astill
FSB71 book 'The Wokingham Agricultural Association 1835-1985' by Kerr Kirkwood
FSB81 book 'Berkshire Village Book' compiled by Berkshire Fed. Of Women's Institutes
FSB91 book 'Maps for Local History' by Brian Paul Hindle
FSB101 book 'Local History for Beginners' by Robert Dunning
FSB11/1-38Magazines of The Berkshire Family History Society 1989 - 2009 (Some editions missing)
FSB12/1-19Magazines 'Berkshire Old and New' Berkshire Local History Association
FSB13/1-26Newsletters of Berkshire Local History Association
FSB14/1-9Booklets 'The Wokingham Historian' pub. by the Local History Group of The Wokingham Society
FSB151 book 'Britain in Old Photographs - Wokingham' by Bob Wyatt
FSB161 book 'Sandhurst and Crowthorne in Old Pictures' collected by Kitty Dancy and Allan Brooker
FSB171 book 'What Happened in Crowthorne Before 1900' by J.A.Watkinson
FSB18Brickmaking: a Local Industry' by Michael Dumbleton
FSB19Bricks and Brickmaking' by Martin Hammond
FSB20'Industrial Berkshire' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Berkshire County Council
FSB21'Prehistoric Berkshire' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Berkshire County Council
FSB22'Roman Berkshire' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Berkshire County Council
FSB23'Medieval Berkshire' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Berkshire County Council
FSB24'Bastions of Berkshire' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Berkshire County Council
FSB25'Caesar's Camp' prepared by Babtie Group Ltd. for Bracknell Forest Borough Council
FSB26 - 4015 different leaflets on local area produced by Bracknell Forest District Council
FSB271 book 'Commissioner Catherine' by Catherine Bramwell-Booth and Ted Harrison
FSB281 book 'The Nameless War' by Capt. The Hon. Maule Ramsay, RN
FSB291 book 'Christianity, Justice & Democracy' by Brian Shone
FSB301 book 'We Command That Right Be Done' by Brian Shone
FSB311 book 'The Devil in Finchampstead' by Brian Shone
FSB321 book 'The Finchampstead Heritage' by Brian Shone
FSB331 draft copy of book 'Part 111 The Devil's Highway from the Battle of Hastings to the Battle of Britain' by Brian Shone
FSB38/68-69Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.1968 - Dec.1969
FSB39/70-79Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.1970 - Dec.1979
FSB40/80-89Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.1980 - Dec.1989
FSB41/90-99Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.1990 - Dec.1999
FSB42/00-09Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.2000 - Dec.2009 Held elsewhere to conserve space
FSB43/10-14Finchampstead Parish Magazines, Jan.2010 - Dec.2014 Held elsewhere to conserve space
FSB451 book 'An Historical Atlas of Berkshire' by Joan Dils
FSB46'The History of Finchampstead Cricket Club - 150 years of cricket' by Neil Doody
FSB47'Thirty Acres and a Cow' by David Ensor, Head Herdsman at Manor Farm, 1949.
FSB48Copy of 'Chronicles of Finchampstead' by William Lyon. Chapters 1 - 6
FSB49Copy of 'Chronicles of Finchampstead' by William Lyon. Chapters 7 - 9 plus appendix
FSB50/1-22 issues of 'Fireworks' Magazine, featuring Rainbow Fireworks of Finchampstead.
FS55The Finchampstead Society, Nov. 1974 - Dec 1994
FS56The Finchampstead Society, Jan. 1995 - April 2007
FS57Copies of 'Finch Mail' Newsletter of The Finchampstead Society, March 2006 - October 2016
FS60The Jones VC Trophy. History & list of winners
FSH63History & Heritage Group. Minutes of Meetings 1978-1993
FSH64History & Heritage Group. Minutes of Meetings 1994-2008
FSH65History & Heritage Group. Local history projects & investigations
FSH66History & Heritage Group. The Roman Road archaeology 1972-1976
FSH67History & Heritage Group. The Roman Road archaeology since 1977
FSH68Silchester Insula IX Interim Reports, 1999, 2003-2006. Dept. of Archaeology, The University of Reading.
FSH70History & Heritage Group. Hedge species surveys 1979-1984
FSH71History & Heritage Group. Hedge species surveys 1987-1992
FSH72The Finchampstead Society Woodland Survey, 1982
FSH73a3 books 'A Finchampstead Trilogy', Book 1 - Trees by Freda Dalby
FSH73b3 books 'A Finchampstead Trilogy', Book 11 - Plants by Freda Dalby
FSH73c3 books 'A Finchampstead Trilogy', Book 111 - Creatures by Freda Dalby
FSH75The Survival of The Lowland British Language' around Finchampstead by Michael Bayley
FSH79Finchampstead. General history of the area
FSH80Finchampstead in World War I
FSH81Finchampstead in World War II
FSH82Finchampstead Memorial Park. History of purchase, 1945/46
FSH83Finchampstead. Historical events, photos & press cuttings. 1814 - 1990
FSH84Finchampstead. Historical events, photos & press cuttings. 1991 - 2007
FSH85Finchampstead Pageant, fetes & celebrations
FSP86Finchampstead. Clubs & associations
FSP87The Garage, Finchampstead. Accounts: 1948 - 1954
FSP88The Walter Family of Bearwood
FSP89The Milam Family. History & legal documents
FSP90The Palmer/Fyshe Palmer Family History
FSP91People of Finchampstead. Surnames A-K
FSP92People of Finchampstead. Surnames L-Z
FSP93Video commemorating centenary of Finchampstead Parish Council, 1994
FST942 duplicate interview tapes - Mr. & Mrs. Albrecht
FST95Interview tape - Margaret Mearing
FST96Interview tape - Iris van Hoboken
FST97Interview tape - John & Freda Dalby
FST98Interview tape - Nellie Bird
FST99Interview tape - Ann Howitt & Ann Day
FSA100The history of 'Banisters'
FSA101The history of 'West Court'
FSA102The history of 'Shepperlands Farm'
FSA103The history of 'Shepperlands Cottage'
FSA104The history of 'Manor Farm'
FSA104/AManor Farm, The Home of The Eversley Herd. (Sale Brochure album - see map chest)
FSA105The history of 'Ridge Cottage', later 'New Place'
FSA106/1The history of St. James' Church (Part 1)
FSA106/2The history of St. James' Church (Part 2)
FSA106/3'The history of St. James' Church' by J.Neave, 1995
FSA107The history of The New Mill
FSA108The history of Westwood Cottage
FSA109Inns of Finchampstead
FSA110The history of 'Bearwood'
FSA111The history of 'Box Cottage'
FSA112North Court & North Court Farm
FSA113aVarious buildings around Finchampstead (1)
FSA113bVarious buildings around Finchampstead (2)
FSA114The general history of timber buildings
FSA115Listed Buildings in Finchampstead
FSC117Finchampstead Census records: 1851 & 1861
FSC118Finchampstead Census records: 1871, 1881 & 1891
FSK119Kelly's Directory records, Finchampstead. Various years
FSE120The history of Finchampstead C of E School
FSE121Gorse Ride,Nine Mile Ride Primary & Waverley Schools
FSS125Aspects of Finchampstead' transparent slides
FSR126Wellingtonia Avenue, The Ridges, Simon's Wood & Kingsmere Lake
FSW127Finchampstead walks, woodland & Moor Green Lakes
FSCP130History of California Country Park
FSH131Arborfield & Barkham - assorted historical papers
FSH132Wellington College & Crowthorne - historical photographs
FSH133History of California Country Park
FSH134/134AHistory of Warren Close - accounts, minutes, photographs etc. 1947 - 1980
FSH133(B)History of Warren Close - account book 1956 - 1971 (See map chest)
FSG135Finchampstead Parish & local government
FSG136Finchampstead & locality planning issues, 1976 - 1992
FSG137Finchampstead & locality planning issues, 1993 - 2007
FSG138Finchampstead & locality planning issues, 2008 -
FSG139Manor Farm gravel extraction, 1989 - 2007
FSA140Details of property auctions & house sales, 1927 - 1990
FSA141Details of property auctions & house sales, 1991 - 2003
FSA142Details of property auctions & house sales, 2004 - 2011
FSA143Sale particulars of 'Sandhurst Lodge' Estate, The Ridges, 1912. (See map chest)
FSA144Land & property agreement between Sir Henry Paulet St. John & others & Richard Banister & others. 1765. (See map chest)
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