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LATEST PUBLICATION


Volunteering in Wartime.   Local Defence in Aston-cum-Aughton 1939 to 1945.

This book is about the local people who joined the voluntary organisations set up at the beginning of the Second World War.   They served in the A.R.P. (Air Raid Precautions), Auxiliary Fire Service, Women’s Land Army and the Home Guard.   This information has been taken from the 1939 Register and local newspapers of the time.

58 page book, A4 size, includes photographs and text.

Published 2021.

Price £6.00

 

 

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The Fallen
Service men and women killed in the First and Second World Wars who are remembered in Aston-cum-Aughton.

76 page book, A4 size, includes photographs and text.

Published 2014.

Price £5.00

 

 

 


Some Aspects of the History of Aston-cum-Aughton

A popular local reference book that covers important areas of the history of the villages from Domesday to the 20th Century.

  • 101 pages,
  • A4 size
  • Includes images, data, text and reference information.
  • Published October 1977

Price £8.00

 


Top O’ T’ill, Further Aspects of the History of Aston-cum-Aughton

Top O’ T’ill was a local name given to the mining community of Aston Colliery at the top of the hill on Mansfield Road.   Our book is set from the late 1800s to the 1900s, describing village life in Aston, Ulley, Aughton, Swallownest, Fence and North Staveley, evoking many memories of days gone by.
117 page book, A4 size, includes photographs, images, text and other interesting items.

Published August 2001.

Price £5.00

 

 


Memories:  Aston, Aughton, Swallownest,
North Staveley, Fence, Ulley

A collection of photographs, stories and reminiscences by local people of life in the villages of the parish of Aston that will awaken many memories of times gone by.

52 page book, A5 size, includes photographs and text.

Published 2005.

Price £5.00

 

 


More Memories:  Aston, Aughton, Swallownest,
North Staveley, Fence.

A further collection of stories and reminiscences by local people of life in the villages of the parish of Aston. Illustrated with photographs.

56 page book, A5 size, includes photographs and text.

Published 2011.

Price £5.00

 

 

 


Memories in Photographs:  Aston, Aughton, Swallownest, North Staveley, Fence.

A collection of photographs of the churches, schools, pubs, farms and other buildings of note in Aston-cum-Aughton, with short explanatory text.

56 page book, A5 size, includes photographs and text.

Published 2005.

Price £5.00