The FCELH has a small publication programme the aim of which is to make high quality research available to anyone.

Friends’ Papers for Purchase

For more information please email Publications and we will do our best to help with your requirements

… or write to:
Publication Sales FCELH, Hollow Croft, Church Lane, Thorpe, Ashbourne, DE6 2AW
enclosing a cheque payable to Friends of the Centre for English Local History.

Still in Print

No. 10, M. Tedd, Naming in Anstey, 1850-1950: a Mirror of Social Structure, £6 inc. p&p.

All 0thers at £4.00 inc. p&p.
No. 7, Geoff Wolfe, Keeping the Peace: Warwickshire, 1630-1700.
No. 8, Pam Fisher, An Object of Ambition? The Office and Role of the Coroner in Two Midland Counties, 1751-1888.
No. 9, S. Pinches, M. Whalley & D. Postles (eds), The Market Place and the Place of the Market.
Derryan Paul, Why so Few? Rebuilding Country Churches in Herefordshire, 1662-1762.

Available as digital (pdf) copy

Donation suggested £2 – please contact Publications

No. 4, Marion Aldis and Pam Inder, John Sneyd’s Census of Ipstones in 1839.


Pam Fisher, Alan Fox, Mike Thompson: ‘English Local History at Leicester: A Bibliography and History, 1999-2008‘.
Published as a free download from the Friends website or as a CD for £2.00. Paper copies on request.

You can download a PDF copy of the ‘English Local History Bibliography’ here

Margery Tranter, Ken Hawker, John Rowley and Mike Thompson (eds), English Local History: The Leicester Approach. A Departmental Bibliography and History, 1948-1998. £4.00 inc. p&p (reduced from £11.50).

We regret that the publications listed below are now out of print and cannot be supplied:

  • D. Postles, Lay Piety in Transition, 1998, 69pp.
  • T. McIntosh, The Decline of Stourbridge Fair, 1770-1934, 1998, 43pp [winner of the John Nichols Prize, 1993].  
  • A. Flather, The Politics of Place. A Study of Church Seating in Essex, c.1580-1640, 1999, 55pp [winner of the John Nichols Prize, 1998].  
  • B. Trinder, The Market Town Lodging House in Victorian England, 2001, 100pp.
  • Vol. 1 H. Fox, The Evolution of the Fishing Village: Landscape and Society along the South Devon Coast, 1086-1550. £7 inc. p&p