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In Grateful Remembrance – Tadley War Memorial
In 2014, as part of the national commemorations to mark the start of World War I, Tadley and District History Society held an exhibition in the Community Centre of the lives of the 31 men. A second exhibition was held in St Paul’s Church Hall the following year, to commemorate those who died in World War II. This book is as a result of the success of these two exhibitions. In Grateful Remembrance – Tadley War Memorial tells the story behind the names. Not just the personal history of the thirty-seven men, but also that of the lives of those people they left at home. Tadley and District History Society are enormously grateful for the financial assistance given by Tadley Town Council which has enabled the publication of this book.
Tadley Tracks, Tadley Facts
Explore a little of Tadley and its environs and you will soon be extolling the joy and interest of the countryside which surrounds it, and wanting to know more about the quiet corners, full of secrets, changing splendours and peacefulness. The book contains nine walks, of between three and twelve kilometres in length, all with detailed maps, clear route directions and descriptions highlighting the historical background of the sites along the route.
Around Tadley – people and places
This superb collection of over 300 photographs gives an unforgettable impression of people and places in Tadley from late-Victorian times up to the 1990s. Drawn from many sources the selection shows the dramatic changes that have taken place in the area over the last 100 years. This book will provide many memories and provide hours of enjoyable reading and reminiscing. Around Tadley – people and places is a companion to Tadley and District History Society’s previous publication Around Tadley – fact and fable.
Street Names and their Origins
by Alan Albery & Marie-Claude Lelliott
A guide to the origins of street names in Tadley, Baughurst and the Pambers by Marie Lelliott and Alan Albery. In this edition, they have included the neighbouring villages of Baughurst, Pamber End, Pamber Heath and Pamber Green as part of a wider semi-rural community. This publication brings meaningful explanations of the origins of street names to our community and makes us aware of the continuity between past and present.
A Place Apart – The Story of Park Prewett Hospital
by Malcolm Isted
When Park Prewitt hospital closed in 1997, the doors were closed on a facinating and varied history. This book opens those doors. It tells the story of a hospital that had its own railway, working farm, bakery, butcher’s, bank, clothes, shop, general store; an almost self-suficient community. A hospital where Canadian soldiers, plastic surgeons, doctrs and nurses from over the world and many others once worked and lived.
1945 Aldermaston Airfield Wartime map
Printed to order an A2 size copy of ‘Dispersed Sites Plan 102 /263/45′ showing all military buildings sites throughout Tadley. The individual buildings are shown on the map for each of the 17 sites. The Schedule of Buildings attached for each of the 17 sites provides the use of the individual buildings.