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Founded 1956

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Library

Book list for Gordano Civic Society Library

No.

Title

Author

1

Fred Weatherly Songs


2

Abbots Leigh

William Evans

3

Cirencester

Alex Clifton Taylor

4

The Making of a Manor

Denys Forrest

5

The Churchyard Carvers Art

Martin Johnson

6

Scouting around Portishead

John Rickard

7

Down the Garden Path

Linda Hall

8

Portishead Pancake Money

John Haysom

9

The Book of Portishead

Looseley & Brown

10

Portishead Census Returns for 1861


11

A Tale of Gordano

Eve Wigan

12

At the Port of Bristol

W G Neale

13

Electricity in Bristol 1863-1948

Peter G Lamb

14

Industrial History in Pictures – Bristol

Angus Buchanan & Neil Cossons

15

A Hundred Years in the Saddle

Stephen Foulkes

16

Broadmead

Mike Hooper

17

The Medieval Friaries, Hospitals & Chapelries of Bristol

Joseph Bettey

18

The Blue Maids Orphanage

Mary Wright

19

Shapwick & Winscombe – ALHA 12

Mick Aston

20

Satan’s Kingdom – Bristol and the Transatlantic Slave Trade

Pip Jones

21

The Portishead Coal Boats

Michael T Winter

22

A History of Maritime Forts in the Bristol Channel 1866 – 1900


23

Historical Notes of Portishead

Henry Carr

24

Bristol on old postcards – Vol 2


25

Bristol on old postcards – Vol 3


26

Bristol in the 1880s

Reece Winstone

27

Bristol in the 1940s

Reece Winstone

28

Bristol as it was 1914 - 1900


29

Bristol under Blitz

Alderman THJ Underdown

30

Bristol as it was 1939 - 1914

Reece Winstone

31

Growing up in Totterdown 1922 – 1936

Elsie Lawrence

32

The Edwardian Home


33

Not all came back – A Somerset farmer’s son at Gallipoli


34

Clevedon – Places and Faces

Rob Campbell

35

Clevedon – Medieval Manor to Victorian Resort

Rob Campbell

36

Clevedon at War 1939 – 1945

Rob Campbell

37

Through my Eyes – The Inside story of UK 2001 Foot & Mouth crisis

David Barrah

38

Portishead Parish Magazine


39

Victorian Buildings in Bristol

Clare Crick

40

Before the Lake – Memories of the Chew Valley

Lesley Ross

41

St Peter and St Paul, Weston in Gordano

William King

42

Beyond the Lights – Memories of Portishead Players

Betty MacGregor

43

Clevedon – From the Village to the Town


44

The Bristol Pilots

John Rich

45

New Directions in Local History since Hoskins

C. Dyer

46

Adge – King of the Wurzels

John Hudson

47

The Bristol Dock Company 1803 – 1848

Peter Malpass

48

The Somerset Home Guard

Jeffrey Wilson

49

Trenches to Trams

Clive Burlton

50

Portishead Public Art Trail

Steve Rogers

51

Somerset’s Lost Railway

W C & P Railway Group

52

In Sunshine and Shadow

Anthony Mann

53

Morning Stars of the Reformation – ALHA 8

Joe Bettey

54

The Friends to Literature – ALHA 7


55

St James Fair 1137 – 1837 – ALHA 16


56

Responses to the Reformation 1530 – 1603 – ALHA 11


57

Redland: the making of a Victorian suburb – ALHA 10


58

The Bristol Microscopists and the cholera epidemic of 1849 – ALHA 9


59

Dr Goodeve and Cook’s Folly – ALHA 4


60

The Bristol Dock Company 1803 – 1848 – ALHA 5


61

Homoeopathy in Bristol 1840 – 1925 – ALHA 15


62

For the benefit of the Children – ALHA 6


63

Bristol Politics in the age of Peel 1832 – 1847 – ALHA 17


64

Felt hatting in Bristol & South Gloucestershire 1: The Fall – ALHA 14


65

Village in Transition: Abbots Leigh 1911 – 1921 – ALHA 20


66

Felt Hatting in Bristol & South Gloucestershire – The Rise – ALHA 13


67

Portishead and Around through time

Will Musgrave

68

Natural history in Action No. 1: A Guide to Weston Big Wood

Bill Dixon

69

Don’t tell I, Tell ‘ee

Roger Evans

70

Alternative Annals of Avon History – ALHA 3


71

Military Archaeology

Terry Gander

72

J S Fry

Frenchay Museum

73

Bedminster Tobacco Women

Helen Thomas, Rosie Tomlinson, Mavis Zutshi

74

BIAS Journal


75

Steepholm

Kenneth Allsop Trust and John Fowles

76

Bristol and Avon Archaeology


77

A History of Yatton

Jeff Bishop

78

Bristol Through Maps

Jeff Bishop

79

From Brygstow to Bristol in 45 Bridges

Jeff Lucas & Thilo Gross

80

The Weston, Clevedon & Portishead Railway – Then & Now

Paul Gregory

81

Traditional Houses of Somerset

Jane Penoyre

82

Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern England

Mark Hailwood

83

Historical Notes of Portishead

Henry Carr

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