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ABBOTS BROMLEY

          'Abbots Bromley' by M A Rice. Wilding & Son, 1939.

          'A History of Abbots Bromley' by E. R. Shipman B.A. (formerly Headmaster The Richard Clarke School, Abbots Bromley) 1996. Abbots Bromley Parish Council.

ADAMS FAMILY

          'A Pride of Potters (On the Adams Family of Burslem and their Work)' by David Peel. Published 1957, by Arthur Baker, London.

          'William Adams: An Old English Potter.  With Some Account of his family and their Products' by William Turner.  Published 1904 by Chapman and Hall. 

AGARD FAMILY

          'The Agards of the Dove Valley' by  Mr I G Bowen. Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, Sept 2001.

AGRICULTURE

          'Staffordshire Farming, 1700-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.15), 1973.

          'Staffordshire Farming Since 1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Lopcal History Source Book No. G.16), 1973

ALDRIDGE

           'Aldridge' by J. Farrow.  Published 1991 by Publisher Sutton Publishing.

          'Aldridge, Rushall & Pelsall Yesterdays' by Richard Dudley Woodall.   Published 1954, by Norman A Tector, Streetley. 

          'Walsall, Aldridge, Bloxwich & District, a Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Eric  Wooley.   Published by SB Publications, Loggerheads, 1989. 

ALTON

          'A History of Alton and Farley', edited by Robert Speake. published in association with The Department of Adult and Continuing Education, Keele University, Keele, Staffs., ST5 5BG. (date unknown, 1990?).

ALTON TOWERS

          'Alton Towers - A Gothic Wonderland'  by Michael J. Fisher.  Published by author, 1999 (M.J.Fisher 35 Newland Avenue Stafford ST16 2LL). 

ANGLO-SAXON STAFFORDSHIRE

          "The landscape of Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire: the charter evidence" by Della Hooke.  Published by  Department of Adult Education, University of Keele, Studies in Local Archaeology, No. 1), University of Keele, 1983.

ANSLOW

          'Anslow, The History of a Staffordshire Village' by Colin Owen. Published by Colin Owen1995 

ARCHAEOLOGY

          'Industrial Archaeology of Staffordshire' by R Sherlock.  Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1976. 

ASHMOLE, ELIAS

          'Elias Ashmole', 5 vols., ed. with a biographical introduction by C.H.Josten  Published by Oxford, 1966.

ASTON FAMILY

          'Tixall Letters, or, the Correspondence of the Aston Family and their Friends during the Seventeenth Century ' by Arthur Clifford.  Published in Two Volumes 1815, by Longman & Co, London. 

ATLASES

           'OS / Philip's Street Atlas: Staffordshire'.  Published 1998 by Philip's OS Publications.

BAGNALL

           "Bagnall - Chestnut Trees Centenary". A pamphlet written and compiled by Kath Gosling. 1997.

          "Notes on the History of Bagnall", by Douglas R. Holdcroft. A photocopy of a typescript, held at William Salt Library, Stafford, England.

          "Bagnall - On the Fringe of the Moorlands", Edited by Robert Speake. Published by the Bagnall Local History Group. 

BAGOT'S BROMLEY

          'A History of the Family of Bagot, of Bagots Bromley & Blithfield...' by Hon.  George Wrottesley.   Published 1908, by Harrison & Sons, London. 

BAGOT FAMILY

          'A History of the Family of Bagot, of Bagots Bromley & Blithfield...' by Hon.  George Wrottesley.   Published 1908, by Harrison & Sons, London. 

BALTERLEY

          "Portrait of a Community" Edited by Mavis Smith, Published by Betley and Balterley Parish Council, 1999, In print, 144 pages.

BARLASTON

          'Stone, Sandon & Barlaston. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Jane, Joy & Tony Priestley.  Published 1988, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

BARLOW FAMILY

            "The Barlow family of Staffordshire Country" (1999) Marilyn Shaw-Guisset. ISBN 0-9682570-8-9

BARTON-UNDER-NEEDWOOD          

         'Under the Needwood Tree - A glimpse into the history of Barton-under-Needwood'. by Steve Gardner. B-under-N Parish Council Centenary Book Committee 1995.

          'Barton-under-Needwood in 1881"- A study of the Barton Census for 1881' researched and produced by a group of local residents, 1983.

BASSETT FAMILY

          'Swinscoe, Blore and the Bassetts' by David and Martine Swinscoe. Published by Churnet Valley Boos, 1998.

BEAUDESERT

           'A Beaudesert Legacy. History of Coalmining in Brereton, Rugeley & Longdon' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1994, by Landor Society, Rugeley.  

          'Beaudesert and the Pagets' by John Godwin.  Published 1982, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.  

          'One-leg - The Life and Letters of Henry William Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, K.G., 1768-1854' by the Marquess of Anglesey. Jonathan Cape, 1961.

BERESFORD

          "A history of the Manor of Beresford, in the County of Stafford" by William Beresford.  Published by E.J. Morten Publishers for Beresford Family History Society.

BETLEY

           "Betley through the centuries: a guide to the village and its district, marking the 700th anniversary of the parish church, St. Margaret's",  by  Godfrey N Brown, (publisher unknown, 1985).

          "This old house: a domestic biography; living conservation at Betley Court." by Godfrey N Brown.  Published by Betley Court Gallery, Betley, 1987.

           "Six walks around Betley"by George Riley. Published by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council, 1987. 

          "Portrait of a Community" Edited by Mavis Smith, Published by Betley and Balterley Parish Council, 1999, In print, 144 pages.  ., . 

          'Betley, A Village of Contrasts'  Robert Speake.  Published 1980, by Dept  of Adult Education, University of Keele. 

          "Betley in old picture postcards" by Robert  Speake.  Published by  European Library, Zaltbommel, Netherlands, 1984.

          "Betley Parish Registers 1538-1812" by Ralphy Thicknesse(ed). Published by Staffordshire Parish Registers Society. 1916.

BIDDULPH

           'The Biddulph Players 1950-2000' ed Margaret Fernihough.  Churnet Valley Books, 2000.   ISBN 1897949 67 7

          'Biddulph ("by the Diggings") A Local History' by Joseph Kennedy.  Published 1980, by Dept of Adult Education, University of Keele.

         'Biddulph (Archive Photographs Series)' by Derek J Wheelhouse.  Published 1997, by Chalford, Bath.             

BILSTON    

          'Bilston Enamels of the 18th Century' by Tom Cope. Published by The Black Country Society, nd.      

           'Bilston Wesleyan Methodism. Notes on its origins and progress' by John Freeman.   Published 1924, Bilston. 

          'Price & Beebee's History of Bilston' by George T Lawley.   Published 1868, by Price & Beebee, Bilston.  

          'Bilston, Tettenhall & Wednesfield. (Images of England Series)' by Mary Mills & Tracey Williams.  Published 1998, by Tempus, Stroud, Gloucestershire.  

          'History of Bilston' by George T Lawley.   Published 1893, by John Price & Sons, Market Place, Bilston. 

           'A Historical Account of Bilston from Alfred the Great to 1831' by Joseph Price.  Published 1835, by Joseph Price, Bilston. 

          'The Story of Bilston' by John Moseley Price.  Published 1951, by John Price & Sons, Bilston.

           'Bilston in Old Photographs' by Elizabeth A Rees.  Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd, Stroud, 1988. 

          'Bilston: Yesterday's Staffordshire' by Eric Woolley. Published by Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1993.

BLACK COUNTRY (see also individual townships)

          'Staffordshire and Black Country Airfields' compiled by Alec Brew.  Published 1997 by the Chalford Publishing Company Limited.

          'Aspects of the Black Country: Black Country Social & Ecomonic History' by J.L. Elwell.  Published by the Black Country Society, 1991.

          'The Iron Elwells - A family Social History' by Charles J L
Elwell. Published by the author, 1992.

          'Chilterns to Black Country - a new guide book with a portrait by W. G. Hoskins (About Britain No.5)'. General editor Geoffrey Grigson, Publ. for the Festival of Britain Office by Collins, 1951 (illustrated)

          '19th-century Black Country:Substance and Shadow by Harold Parsons (details unknown).

         'Portrait of the Black Country' by Harold Parsons (details unknown).

          'Murder and Mystery in the Black Country' by Harold Parsons.  
Published by Robert Hale, (date unknown).

          'London'Staffordshire & the Black Country' by Michael Raven.  Published by Michael Raven, 1988. 

           'Economic Emergence of the Black Country, by T.J. Raybould (no further details available).

           'The Black Country Nail Trade' by  Arthur Willets.  Published by Dudley Metropolitan Borough, 1987.

BLITHFIELD

           'Blithfield Hall - A Descriptive Survey and History' by Lady Nancy Constance Bagot.  Published 1979, by English Life Publications, Derby. 

           'A History of the Family of Bagot, of Bagots Bromley & Blithfield...' by Hon.  George Wrottesley.   Published 1908, by Harrison & Sons, London. 

BLORE 

          'Blore Hall' by David and Martine Swinscoe. (further details unknown).

          'Swinscoe, Blore and the Bassetts' by David and Martine Swinscoe. Published by Churnet Valley Boos, 1998.

BLOXWICH

          'Street Names of Bloxwich & Pelsall'.  Published by Walsall Local History Centre.

          'The Story of Bloxwich' by Ernest James Homeshaw.  Published by GJ Clark, Bloxwich, 1955.  Reprinted by Walsall Local History Centre, 1994. 

          'The Corporation of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall' by E.J. Homeshaw. Published by Walsall MBC, 1960. 

         'The History of Bloxwich Cricket Club' by Jenkinson T.H. (1986)

          'Bloxwich in History' by David E Parry & Keith F Jones.  Published by AG Wheeler, Bloxwich, 1941.  

           'Bloxwich in Old Photographs' by David F Vodden.  Published by Sutton, Stroud, 1997. 

          'Walsall, Aldridge, Bloxwich & District in Old Picture Postcards' by Eric Woolley.  Published 1989, by SB Publications, Loggerheads. 

BLYMHILL

          'Some Account of the Manor & Parish of Blymhill in the County of Stafford (with Genealogical Tables)' by Hon George Thomas Orlando  Published in two parts 1880, 1881.  

BOBBINGTON

          'A History of Wombourne, Bobbington & Trysull. (extract from the Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX)' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1990, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.

BREDHILL, JOHN

          'The Two Johns (John de Sutton, Baron Dudley & John Bredhill), Patron & Parson.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1969 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department.    

BRERETON

            'A Beaudesert Legacy. History of Coalmining in Brereton, Rugeley & Longdon' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1994, by Landor Society, Rugeley.

          'Reflections of Brereton & Ravenhill - A Parish History' by H Thornton. Brereton & Ravenhill Parish Council, 1997.

BREWING (see also BURTON-ON-TRENT)

          'Burton-on-Trent, Its History, Its Waters and Its Breweries' by W. Molyneux.  Published by Trubner, 1869. 

BREWOOD

           "Mr Grass the Gamekeeper" by D S D Jones. Published by the author, 1984.

          'Brewood Grammar School and the Old Grammar Schools' by Charles Dunkley.  Published 1936, by D McGill, Cannock. 

          'A History of Brewood' by MW Greenslade & Margaret Midgley.  Published 1981, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'Brewood - Some notes on the history of Brewood in Staffordshire, with an account of the escape of Charles II after the Battle of Worcester on 3rd September 1651' by David Horovitz, published by the author, 1988 and 1992. 

          "Memories of Brewood" by David Horovitz. Brewood Historical
Society 1994.

          'Notes & Collections Relating to Brewood, Staffordshire (with Genealogical Tables)' by James Hicks Smith. Published 1858, by William Parke, Wolverhampton. Re-issued 1860 with additional  material & supplement.

          'Brewood: Additions & Emendations to "Notes & Collections"' by James Hicks Smith.  Published 1864, by William Parke, Wolverhampton. Re-printed 1959. 

           'Brewood Chancel. An Account of the Tombs of the Giffords"' by James  Hicks Smith. Published 1870, Wolverhampton. 

           'Ancient Brewood' by Mary Elizabeth Wakefield.  Published 1932, by Wakefield, Brewood. 

          "Brewood" by Mary E Wakefield (Price 4/-) 1959.

          'Brewood & Penkridge in Old Photographs' by Adrienne Whitehouse.  Published 1988, by Sutton, Gloucester.


          'Boscobel' by The Rev. G H Cope. Wilding & Son Ltd., 1951.

          'Boscobel or The Royal Oak - A Tale of the Year 1651' by W.H. Ainsworth. George Routledge & Sons, 1874.

BRIERLEY HILL

          'Brierley Hill in Old Photographs' by Stan Hill.  Published 1995, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucester.   

          'The Collections of Glass at the Brierley Hill Public Library' by W.A. Thorpe.  Published 1949 by Brierley Hill Libraries and Arts Committee

          'Brierley Hill Church and Parish. A Bi-centenary Scrapbook' by Herbert William Woodwood.  Published 1965, by Parochial Church Council, Brierley Hill.

BRINDLEY, JAMES

          'James Brindley'  by Harold Bode. (Publisher?).  2nd edition 1983, reprinted 1999. 

          'James Brindley Canal Engineer - A new perspective' by Kathleen M. Evans.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998.  ISBN 1 897949 35 9 

BROADER BRUSHSTROKES

          'A Journey to the Heart of England' by Caroline Hillier, Paladin Books, 1978.

          'Curiosities of West Midlands, A County Guide to the Unusual' by Julie Meech. Publ. by S. B. Publications, East Sussex, 1993.

          'Heart of England' by Louise Wright and James Priddey, Publ. Robert Hale & Co., London, 1973.

          'Midlanders Who Made History, Volume 1, 1600-1800', by William Tann, Wayland Publishers, London, 1973.

BROWNHILLS

          'Brownhills & Walsall Wood on Old Picture Postcards' by Jan
Farrow.  From the "Yesterday's Staffordshire" Series Number 3 published in 1992.

BURNTWOOD

           'A County Lunatic Asylum. The History of St Matthew's Hospital (Burntwood)' by David Budden.  Published 1989, by D Budden, Walsall.

          'Burntwood: Past and Present (reprinted from the Lichfield Mercury)' by Charles Henry Gregory.  Published 1953, by CH Gregory, Lichfield.  

BURSLEM

          'James Holland' by Steve Bond.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1897949 49 9

          'The Wood Family of Burslem. A Brief Biography of those of its members who were Sculptors, Modellers, & Potters.' by Frank Falkner.  Published 1912, by Chapman & Hall, London.  Reprinted 1972 by EP Publishing.

          'A History of Burslem' by MW Greenslade.   Published 1983, by Staffordshire County Libraries, Stafford.

          'Mother Town' by Fred Hughes.  Published by Burslem Community Development Trust (date unknown).

          'A Pride of Potters (On the Adams Family of Burslem and their Work)' by David Peel. Published 1957, by Arthur Baker, London.

          'Inns and Inn Signs in and near Burslem, in Stoke-on-Trent' by William Edward Tate. Published 1944, by Warwick Savage, Burslem.

BURTON-ON-TRENT (see also BREWING)

           'A Brief History of St Modwen's, the Parish Church of Burton-upon-Trent'  by Ernest Aldington Hunt. Published by British Publishing Co, Gloucester, 1973. 

          'Burton-on-Trent, Its History, Waters and Its Breweries' by W. Molyneux.  Published by Trubner, 1869. 

          'The Development of Industry in Burton-upon-Trent' by CC Owen.  Published by Phillimore, Chichester, 1978.

          'Deus Nobiscum, A History of Burton Grammar School' by GE Radford.  Published by GE Radford, 1973.    

           'One in a Thousand: Burton-upon-Trent in the Second World War' by Mark Rowe.  Published by Mark Rowe, 1999.

          'Two Stories of Wartime Burton' by Mark Rowe.   Published by Mark Rowe 1999.

          'Charters of Burton Abbey' by PH Sawyer.  Published by Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1979. 

         'Trams and Buses in Burton' by Stanier, West, Stanier.  Published by Carlton Publishing, 1991.

          'County Borough, the History of Burton upon Trent 1901-1974. Part 1,  Edwardian  Burton' by Denis Stuart.  Published by The Charter Trustees of Burton upon Trent, 1975.

           'County Borough, the History of Burton upon Trent 1901-1974. Part 2, 1914-1974' by  Denis Stuart.   Published by The Charter Trustees of Burton upon Trent, 1977.     

           'I Remember Burton' (a selection of extracts from the competition organised in 1985 by Burton Library and the Burton upon Trent Civic Society) Edited by Denis Stuart. 1987 Staffordshire County Council.

          'An illustrated History of Burton-on-Trent to the 18th Century' by D Stuart. Burton-on-Trent Civic Society.

           'Railways in and around Burton upon Trent' by H.N. Twells.  Published by Challenger Publishing (date unknown).

          'Railways in Burton and the Trent Valley' by H.N.Twells.  Published by Trent Valley Publications (date unknown).

          'History of Burton upon Trent' by CH Underhill.  Published by Tresises, Burton, 1941.   

BUSES

          'Trams and Buses in Burton' by Stanier, West, Stanier.  Published by Carlton Publishing, 1991.

BUSHBURY

          'Bushbury Parish and People, 1550-1950' by AH Chatwin.   Published 1983, by AH Chatwin, Bushbury. Second Edition published 1991, by Wolverhampton Public Libraries.

          'Bushbury' by A. Chatwin.  Published 1994 by Sutton Publishing.

CALDMORE

          'We Lived There. Memories of Caldmore & Palfrey' by Joyce Hammond & Chris Latimer.  Published 1990, by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Walsall.   

CALDON 

           'Leek, Caldon & Waterhouses Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd (date unknown).

          'Limestone Quaries of Caldon Low' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Churnet Calley Books, 2000.

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and leek Canal and the North Staffordshire railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.  

CANALS (see TRANSPORT)

CANNOCK

           'The Picture Houses of Cannock and Hednesford District' by Leon Bucknall.  Published 1993, by Leon Bucknall, Cannock.   

          'A History of Cannock Chase Colliery Company' by J Roger Francis. Published 1980, by Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Rugeley.

          'A History of Cannock and Neighbourhood' by MW Greenslade.   Published 1982, by Staffordshire County Libraries, Stafford.  

           'Cannock Chase, Past & Present, in Old Photographs' by Heritage Independent Photographers.  Published 1996, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

CANNOCK CHASE

          ' Tales of Cannock Chase'.    A narrative of factual stories from the villages of Cannock Chase by Alan T. Brookes. Published by The Merault Press. no date.

          'Black Nuggets of Cannock Chase' A narrative of mining tales from the villages of Cannock Chase by Alan T. Brookes. Published by The Merault Press. no date.

          'The Natural History of Cannock Chase' by Harry Goode (ed).  Published by the NSDWEA, 1973.

          'The Chronicles of Cannock Chase' by Fredk. Wm. Hackwood.  Printed at the Mercury Office, Lichfield (n.d.).

          'Albion's Fatal Tree - Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England'  by D. Hay, P Linebaugh and E P Thompson. published by Allen Lane, 1975. (Chapter 5 - Poaching and the Game Laws on Cannock Chase by Douglas Hay).

          'The Best of Cannock Chase' by "Pitman" (M. Wright).  Published by The West Midlands news Association Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1933.

'The Friendship of Cannock Chase' by "Pitman" (M. Wright).  Published by The West Midlands news Association Ltd., Wolverhampton, 1935.

          'Exploring Cannock Chase' by John Roberts.

          'A Town for Four Winters - Great War Camps on Cannock Chase" by C J & G P Whitehouse.  Staffordshire County Council, 1983.

CASTLES (see HOUSES, HISTORIC)

CASTLE CHURCH

           'The Story of Castle Church, Stafford' by Rev. Peter R Heselton.  Published 1968, by British Publishing Company, Gloucester. 

           'Stafford Castle & Castle Church' by James Sidney Horne.   Published 1933, by WD Bell & Sons, Stafford.

CAULDWELL FAMILY of ROLLESTON

          'The Cauldwell Family of Rolleston' by Mr I G Bowen.  Published by  Rolleston Civic Trust, Nov 2001.

CAVERSWALL

           ' Caverswall: The Spirit of the Place': by MJW Rogers.  Churnet Valley Bools, Revised Edn, 2000.   ISBN 0953523934 

CHARLES II

          'The Flight of The King: A full true and particular account of the miraculous escape of His Most Sacred Majesty King Charles II after the Battle of Worcester' by Allan Fea. Methuen & Co. 1897. 

CHASE TERRACE

          'Arising from Coal Dust'. A childhood in a mining village, by Alan T. Brookes Published by The Merault Press.

CHASEWATER
        
A chronology of 2,500 years History of Chasewater by Graham Evans (pdf files)
           Volume One (Pre-history to 1850)
           Volume Two (1850-1920)
           Volume Three (1921-1969)
           Volume Four (1970-1990)
           Volume Five (1991-Present)


CHEADLE

           'The Cheadle Railway, a History of...' by Allan Baker.  Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford Forum. 

          'The Cheadle Collieries and Their Railways' by Allan Baker.  Published 1986, by Trent Valley, Burton-on-Trent. 

          'Edwaardian and Great War Cheadle' by FJ Johnson (Ed.).  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.   ISBN 0953201 40 6

          'The Story of St Giles Parish Church, Cheadle, Staffordshire' by Susan Masefield.  Published 1970, by British Publishing Company, Gloucester.   

          'History of Cheadle, in Staffordshire, and Neighbouring Places' by Robert Plant.  Published 1881, by W Clemesha, Leek. 

          'Around Cheadle' by George Short.  Published by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire, 1994.  ISBN 0752400 22 3            

CHEDDLETON

          'A Short History of Pottery Materials and the Cheddleton Flint Mill' by Robert Copeland.  Published 1972, by Cheddleton Flint Mill Heritage Trust, Leek.

          'Cheddleton Memories "Bittersweet"'  Alan Gibson.  Churnet Valley Books, 2000.   ISBN 1897949 69 3

          'Cheddleton, North Staffordshire, A Village History' Ed by Robert Milner.  Published 1983, by Cheddleton Historical & Archaeological Society.

          'St. Edward's Hopsital, Cheddleton' by Max Chadwick and Dave Pearson (Apparently published by Churnet Valley Books)
ISBN 1 897949 01 4

CHESTERTON

          'Silverdale & Chesterton in Old Photographs' by Dave Adams.  Published by Hendon Publishers, Nelson, Lancs. (date unknown).

CHETWYND FAMILY

          'The Chetwynds of Ingestre. Being a History of that Family from a very early date' by Henry Edward Chetwynd Stapylton.  Published 1892, Longmans & Co, London.

          'The Chetwynd Chartulary, printed from the original MS at Ingestre' by Hon George Wrottesley.  Published 1891.

CHURCHES (see also RELIGION, MONASTISM & under separate headings).

           'The Bells of Wolstanton' by Helen Harwood.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  The history of St Margaret’s Church, Wolstanton and its bells.

          'Staffordshire Churches & Chapels' by Roy Lewis.  Published by Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1996.

          'Old parish Churches of Staffordshire' by Mike Slater.  Published by Folly Publications, 1998.

CHURCH EATON

          'Some Account of the Parish of Church Eaton, in the County of Stafford ' by George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman.  Published 1884, by Harrison & Sons, London. 

CHURNET VALLEY

          'The Churnet Valley Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Lightmoor Press, 1999.

          'The Churnet Valley Railway' by R. Keys and The North Staffordshire Railway Society.  Published by Moorland (date unknown).

          'Staffordshire Moorland & the Churnet Valley' by Lindsay Potter & Cathryn Walton. Published by Landmark Publishing, 2000.

CINEMAS

          'Give My Regards to Broadway' by Barry Blaize.  Churnet Valley Books,  2000.   ISBN 1897949 66 9

          'The Picture Houses of Cannock and Hednesford District' by Leon Bucknall.  Published 1993, by Leon Bucknall, Cannock.   

CIVIL WAR (& STRIFE)

          'Loyal & Ancient City. Lichfield in the Civil Wars' by Howard Clayton.  Published 1992, by Howard Clayton, Lichfield. 

           'The Civil Wars in the Midland Parishes' by D.R. Guttery.  Published by Cornish Brothers Ltd., n.d.

          'Civic Strife in the Midlands 1642-1651' by R E Sherwood. Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1974. 

          'Civil War in the Midlands' by R. Sherwood.  Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1992.

          'The Bitter Sacred Cup. The Wednesbury Riots, 1743-44' by J Leonard Waddy.  Published 1976, by Pinhorns, London.   

CLAREGATE

          'Codsall and Claregate (The Archive Photographs Series)' by Alec Brew.  Published 1996, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire.  

CODSALL

          'Codsall and Claregate (The Archive Photographs Series)' by Alec Brew.  Published 1996, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

           'A History of Codsall, Patshull & Pattingham' (Abstract from Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX) by MW Greenslade.  Published 1989, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.

          'Around Tettenhall and Codsall in Old Photographs' by Mary Mills.  Published 1990, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

COLLEGES (see SCHOOLS)            

COLWICH

           'A Hearsay History of the Haywoods and Colwich, 1900-1939..'  by Muriel Bradley.  Published 1997, by the Haywood Society, Stafford. 

          'The Benedictines of Colwich, 1829-1929' by Robert Ormston Eaton.  Published 1929, by Sands & Co, London.    

          'Guide and History of Haywood and its Old Church near Stafford in the Valley of the Trent' compiled and illustrated by "Staffordia".  Published by Cornish Brothers, 1924.    

          'A true and perfect inventory......A glimpse of life in the Haywoods in the 17th Century from wills of that period'.   Published by the Haywood Society 1993.

COMPTON

          'Compton School : A Century of Education' byJune Whitehead. Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown).

COTTON

          'A History of Sedgley Park and Cotton College' by Frank Roberts & Neil Henshaw.  Published 1985, by F Roberts.

CRAFTS

          'Staffordshire Millennium Embroideries' by Dianne Mannering.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

CRICKET (see SPORTS)

CRIME

          'Albion's Fatal Tree - Crime and Society in Eighteenth-Century England'  by D. Hay, P Linebaugh and E P Thompson. published by Allen Lane, 1975. (Chapter 5 - Poaching and the Game Laws on Cannock Chase by Douglas Hay).

           'Murder and Mystery in the Black Country' by Harold Parsons.  
Published by Robert Hale, (date unknown).

          'Capital Crimes: Staffordshire hanging offences' by Ros Prince.  Churnet Valley Books, 1994.   ISBN 1 897949 08 1  Gallow’s tales from 19th Century Staffordshire. 

          'The Borough Men: A History of Newcastle Borough Police' by Alf Tunstall.  Churnet Valley Books, 1995.  ISBN 1 897949 14 6 

CROXDEN

          'Croxden Abbey, Its Buildings and History' by Francis Aidan Hibbert.  Published 1912, by Spottiswoode & Co, Colchester.  

          'The Abbey of St Mary, Croxden, Staffordshire, A Monograph' by Charles Lynam.  Published 1911, by Sprague & Co, London. 

DARLASTON

          'Tipton, Wednesbury and Darlaston' by R Pearson.  Published by Alex Sutton Publishing Ltd, Phoenix Mill, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

DILHORNE

          'Nanny and I' (Social conditions in Dilhorne, 1911-1925) by Ruth Plant.  Published 1978, by Kimber, London. 

DOVE, RIVER

          'The Land of the Dove' by David J. Ford.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 REPRINT 2001.   ISBN 1 897949 56 1 

EAST STAFFORDSHIRE

          'East Staffordshire' by Geoffrey Sowerby & Richard Farman.  Published by Chalford Press Archive Series, 1995. ISBN 0752401 97 1

ECCLESHALL

          'Eccleshall, the Story of a Staffordshire Market Town and its Dependent Villages' by Joint Committee for Adult Education, University of Keele.  Published 1964, by Dept of Extra Mural Studies, University of Keele. 

          'Victorian Eccleshall' by David Vincent.  Published 1982, by Dept of Adult Education, University of Keele.

          'Eccleshall and District, A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Edward Watkin.  Published 1989, by Loggerheads, Brampton.

EDUCATION (see Schools & Colleges)

          'Brewood Grammar School and the Old Grammar Schools' by Charles Dunkley.  Published 1936, by D McGill, Cannock. 

          'Deus Nobiscum, A History of Burton Grammar School' by GE Radford.  Published by GE Radford, 1973.    

          'King Edward's Grammar Shcool for Girls, Handsworth 1883-1983'.   Anon.  Published 1983, by King Edward's Grammar School, Handsworth.

          'A Short History of Lichfield Grammar School' by Percy Laithwaite.  Published 1925, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.  

         'A History of King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield' by Julie A Taylor.  Published 1995, by King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield. 

          'The History of Sedgley Park School, Staffordshire' by Frederick Charles Husenbeth, DD.  Published 1856, by Richardson & Son, London.  

          'Smethwick Hall Boys' School. The History' by Michael Hall.  Published 1992, by Smethwick Hall Boys' School, Smethwick.

          'History of King Edward VI School, Stafford' by CG Gilmore.  Published 1953, by University Press, Oxford.

          'History of Tettenhall College' by GV Handcock.  Published 1963, by Tettenhall College, Tettenhall. 

ELFORD

          'Some Account of Elford Church..' by Francis Edward Paget.  Published 1870, Lichfield. 

          'The Monumental Effigies and Tombs in Elford Church, Staffordshire.  With a Memoir and Pedigree of the Lords of Elford'  by Edward Richardson.  Published 1852, London. 

ELKSTONES

          'Elkstones - A Miscellany of Stories, Memories and Pictures Edited by P Grant. The Elkstonians.

ENAMEL INDUSTRY

          'Bilston Enamels of the 18th Century' by Tom Cope. Published by The Black Country Society, nd.   

ENDON

          'The Old Road to Endon' R. Speake (ed.).  Published by Churnet Valley Books, (date unknown).   

ENGINEERING 

          'A Hundred Years of Engineering Craftsmanship. A Short History Tracing the Adventurous Development of Tangyes Ltd, Smethwick' by Rachel E Waterhouse.  Published 1957, London & Smethwick.

ENVILLE

          'Romantic Kinver and Enville. With Legends and Folklore' by Frances Elizabeth Campbell.  Published 1950, by Model Printers, Stourbridge.  

          'Kinver and Enville in Old Photographs' by Bob Clarke & Tony Freer. Published 1996, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Kinver and Enville in Old Photographs, A Second Selection' by Bob Clarke & Michael Reuter.  Published 1998, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'A History of Kinver and Enville'.  Extract from Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX by MW Greenslade.  Published 1990, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.  

ESSINGTON

          'Essington' by J Evans & M Albutt.  Published 1993, by Jim Evans, Essington. 

          'The People of Essington' J Evans & M Albutt.  Published 1996, by Jim Evans, Essington 

          'The Story of St Johns Church' by R Tomkinson. Published 1992, by Essington PCC.

FAMILY HISTORY

          'Tracing Ancestors in North Staffordshire' by H. Eva Beech.  Published by Birmingham & Midland Society for genealogy & Heraldry

FARLEY

          'A History of Alton and Farley', edited by Robert Speake. published in association with The Department of Adult and Continuing Education, Keele University, Keele, Staffs., ST5 5BG. (date unknown, 1990?).

FAULD

          'The Day the Dump went Up',  in 'Two Stories of Wartime Burton' Mark Rowe.   Published by Mark Rowe, 1999.

FOLKLORE

          "Staffordshire Folklore and Customs" by F.W.M. Hackwood.  Originally published in 1924 Republished by J.F.Hackwood in 1974.

          'Tales of Old Staffordshire' by Kathleen Lawrence-Smith.  Published by Countryside Books, (date unknown).

          'The Folklore of Staffordshire' by John Raven.  Published by Batsford, 1978.  

FOOTBALL (see Sports)

GILBERT, JOHN & THOMAS

          'Agents of Revolution, John and Thomas Gilbert - Entrepreneurs' by Peter Lead. Centre for Local History, University of Keele, 1989. (Staffordshire Heritage Series, Volume 2).

GREAT BARR

          'History of the Forest & Chase of Sutton Coldfield, including the border districts of Great Barr, Perry Barr, Erdington, etc (with Genealogical Tables)' by L Bracken.  Published 1860, London, Birmingham.  

          'A Short History of Holy Name Church, Great Barr' by Elisabeth Chattell.  Published 1982, by Holy Name Church, Great Barr.  

          'The Barr Story. A Short History of Great Barr...' by Richard Dudley Woodall. Published 1951, by Norman A Tector, Streetly.

GREAT HAYWOOD

          'A Hearsay History of the Haywoods and Colwich, 1900-1939..'  by Muriel Bradley.  Published 1997, by Haywood Society, Stafford. 

          'A True and Perfect Inventory... - A glimpse of life in the Haywoods in the 17th Century from Wills of that period' by M Bradley, J & M Maingay, G & M Mallett, M Moreton, P Morris.  The Haywood Society, 1993.

          'Guide and History of Haywood and its Old Church near Stafford in the Valley of the Trent' compiled and illustrated by "Staffordia".  Published by Cornish Brothers, 1924.    

HANDSWORTH

          'King Edward's Grammar Shcool for Girls, Handsworth 1883-1983'.   Anon.  Published 1983, by King Edward's Grammar School, Handsworth.

          'Handsworth, Hockley, & Handsworth Wood (Images of England series)' by Peter Drake.  Published 1998, by Tempus, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'Handsworth Church and its Surroundings' by Allen E Everitt.  Published 1876, by EC Osborne, Birmingham.   

          'Handsworth Old & New. A History...' by Frederick William Hackwood.  Published 1908, by FW Hackwood, Handsworth.

          'Handsworth Remembered' by Victor J Price.  Published 1992, by Brewin, Studley.  

HANLEY

          'A History of Hanley' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1983, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'Old Hanley Retrospectives and Local Landscapes' by Ernest Howard White.  Published 1983, by Stoke-on-Trent City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke.   

HARBORNE

          'From Chapel to Church. 150 Years of Methodism in Harborne' by Martin W Allen.  Published 1989, by MW Allen.  

          'Old Harborne (The Old Photographs Series)' by Roy Clarke.  Published 1994, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire.  

          'Harborne and Smethwick Tithe Apportionment, 1839-1843.  Transcription & Triple Index' by AC & D Guest.  Published 1988, by Eusebeia, Warley.  

          'Harborne and its Surroundings' by James Kenwood, FSA.  Published 1872, by M Billing, Son, & Co, Birmingham.  Second Edition published 1885, Cornish Bros, Birmingham

          'Harborne Remembered' by Victor J Price.  Published 1994, by Brewin, Studley.

          'The Crowning Glory. Harborne Cricket Club, 1868-1996' by Alan Wild.  Published 1999, by Harborne Cricket Club, Harborne.

          'The History of Harborne Hall' by Frances Wilmot.  Published 1991, by Meridian, Warley.  

          'An Account of Harborne from Earliest Times to 1891' by Donald Wright.  Published 1981, by Birmingham Public Libraries.

HARTSHILL

          'Starting From Hartshill' by D. M. Holt. Printed by Webberley Ltd., Stoke on Trent. n.d. (c.1976?) "Pleasant Thursday afternoon walks with an old friend inspired many of these articles and poems which have appeared in The Sentinel, Six town Magazine and broadcast on B.B.C. Midland Poets."

HAUGHTON

          "Haughton Rectory or Four Country Parsons" by Thomas Fletcher Royds.  Published 1953 by Wilding and Son Limited, 33 Castle Street , Shrewsbury.

HEALTH & SANITATION

          'Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Inquiry into the Sanitary Conditions of the Parish of Tipton' by W Ranger.  Published 1855, by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London. 

          'Cholera in Willenhall' by Horace Davis.  Published by Willenhall History Society (n.d.). 

HILDERSTONE

          ' A Peep into the history of Hilderstone' by Winifred M Bossen. (further details unknown).

HOLCROFT, THOMAS

          'Thomas Holcroft and the Revolutionary Novel' by Rodney Baine.  Published by the University of Georgia Press, 1965.

          'Life of Thomas Holcroft' by Elizabethy Colby.  Published by Constable & Co., 1925.

          'Memoirs of the Late Thomas Holcroft' 3 vols. by William Hazlitt. Published by Longmans, 1816.

HOLLAND, JAMES

          'James Holland' by Steve Bond.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1897949 49 9

HORSELEY FIELDS

          'Images of England - Willenhall to Horseley Fields' by Alex Brew.  Published 1998, by Tempus Publishing, Dursley.  

HORTON

          'The History of Horton Hall in the County of Stafford' by J.F. Moxon.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  ISBN 1 897949 33 2 

'The Reades of Blackwood Hill in the Parish of Horton, Staffordshire. 
A Record of Their Descendents, with a full description of Dr Johnson's Ancestry His Kinsfolk and Family Connexions.' by Aleyn Lyell Reade.  Published 1906, by AL Reade, London.  

HOSPITALS (see also MEDECINE/MEDICAL)

          'A County Lunatic Asylum. The History of St Matthew's Hospital (Burntwood)' by David Budden.  Published 1989, by D Budden, Walsall.

HOUSES (HISTORIC)

          'Ingestre Hall. The Historic Home of the Earl & Countess of Shrewsbury'. (anon.)   Published 1956, by English Life Publications, Derby.  

          'Historic Houses and Gardens in Staffordshire, Shropshire and West Midlands' by Trevor Fisher.  Published by Quercus (Walkways), 1997.

          'Trentham - The Hall, Gardens and Branch Railway' by C.T. Goode.  Published by The Oakwood Press (date unknown).

          'The Castles & Moated Mansions of Staffordshire' by Mike Slater.  Published by Folly Publications, 1997.

HOWITT, MARY

          'The Traveller on the Hill-Top: Mary Howitt, Victorian Authoress' by Joy Dunicliff.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1 897949 50 2 

INDUSTRIAL HISTORY (see Social & Economic History)          

INGESTRE

          'Ingestre Hall. The Historic Home of the Earl & Countess of Shrewsbury'. Anon.  Published 1956, by English Life Publications, Derby.

          'The Chetwynds of Ingestre. Being a History of that Family from a very early date' by Henry Edward Chetwynd Stapylton.  Published 1892, Longmans & Co, London.

          'The Chetwynd Chartulary, printed from the original MS at Ingestre' by Hon George Wrottesley.  Published 1891.

INNS & TAVERNS

          'Inns and Inn Signs in and near Burslem, in Stoke-on-Trent' by William Edward Tate. Published 1944, by Warwick Savage, Burslem.

IPSTONES

          'The Tale of Ipstones' by Rev. Fred Brighton.  Published 1937, (Facsimile reprint of the 1937, Churnet Valley Books).

JOHNSON, Dr SAMUEL

          'Thraliana' by Katharine Balderston (ed).  Published Oxford, 2nd edn, 1951. 

          'Samuel Johnson, Selected Essays From the Rambler, Adventurer, and Idler' by W J Bate (ed.).  Published by Yale U Press (date unknown).

           'The Achievement of Samuel Johnson' by Walter Jackson Bate.  Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1955.

          'Samuel Johnson' by Walter Jackson Bate.  Published by Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975, 1977. 

          'Life of Johnson' by James Boswell (R W Chapman,ed.).  Published
Oxford, 1980.

          'Samuel Johnson, Selected Writings' ed. Patrick Cruttwell.  Published by Penguin Classics (date unknown).

          'Life of Johnson' by James Boswell (abridged version Christopher Hibbert,ed.).  Published Harmondsworth, 1979.

          'Life of Johnson' by James Boswell (G B Hill[ed] and revised by L F Powell).  Published  Oxford, Vols 1-4, 1934, Vols 5-6 2nd edn, 1964.

          'The Early Biographies of Samuel Johnson' by O. M. Brack Jr & Robert E Kelley (eds).  Published Iowa, 1974.

          'The Letters of Samuel Johnson' by R W Chapman. Published Oxford, 1952, reprinted 1984.

          'Young Samuel Johnson' by James Clifford.  Published London,
1955.

          'Dictionary Johnson ' by James Clifford.  Published London, 1980.

          'The Quotable Johnson, a Topical Compilation' by Stephen C Dankert (ed.).  Published by Ignatius Press (date unknown).

          'Johnson Before Boswell: A Study of Sir John Hawkins' Life of
Samuel Johnson' byBertram Davis.  Published by Yale Univ. Press, 1960.

          'The Life of Samuel Johnson' by Robert DeMaria Jr.  Published 
Oxford, 1993.

          'The Complete English Poems' by J D Fleeman(ed).  Published by Harmondsworth, 1971. 

          'Early Biographical Writings of Dr Johnson' by J D Fleeman.  Published Farnborough, 1973.

          'A Journey to the Western Islands of Scotland' edited by Dr Fleeman.  Published by Oxford, 1985.

          'The Life of Samuel Johnson' by Sir John Hawkins.  Published London, 2nd edn, 1787.

          'The Personal History of Samuel Johnson' by Christopher Hibbert.  Published London 1971, reissued 1998.

         'Johnsonian Miscellanies' by George Birkbeck Hill (ed).  Published 
Oxford, 1897, reprinted London, 1966.

          'Rasselas' by Dr Samuel Johnson (D J Enright,ed.).  Published by Harmondsworth, 1976. 

          'Rasselas' by Dr Samuel Johnson (J P Hardy,ed.).  Published  in paperback in the Oxford World's Classics series, Oxford, 1988. 

          'The Early Career of Samuel Johnson' by Thomas Kaminski.  Published New York & Oxford, 1987.

          'The Early Biographies of Samuel Johnson' by Robert E. Kelley .  Published by Univ. of Iowa Press, 1974.

          'Samuel Johnson in Parisin 1775' by Wallace Kirsop.  Published by The Johnson Society of Australia, 1995.

          'A Journey to the Western Islands' by Peter Levi(ed).  Published by Harmondsworth, 1984. 

          'A Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides' by Peter Levi(ed).  Published by Harmondsworth, 1984. 

          'Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson LLD' by Hesther Lynch Piozzi.  Published London, 1786.

          'A Bibliography of Johnsonian Studies' by Jack Lynch.  Published by AMS Press, 2000.

          'Anecdotes of the Late Samuel Johnson' by Hester Thrale Piozzi.  Published 1786 (publisher unknown). 

          'Samuel Johnson, a Layman's Religion' by Maurice J Quinlan.  Published by  U Wisconsin Press, 1963.

          'Johnsonian Gleanings' by Aleyn Lyell Reade (ed). 11 vols published by Francis, 1909-52.

          'The Letters of Samuel Johnson (The Hyde edition) by Bruce Redford.  Published Oxford, 1992-94. 

          'Mrs Piozzi's Anecdotes with William Shaw's Memoirs of Dr Johnson' by  Arthur Sherbo (ed).  Published Oxford,1974.

          'The Poems of Samuel Johnson' edited by David Nichol Smith and Edward L McAdam Jr, (revised by J D Fleeman).  Published by Oxford,
1974.

          'Flights of the Mind:Johnson and Dante' by Peter Steele.  Published by The Johnson Society of Australia, 1996.

          'Samuel Johnson ' by John Wain.  Published London, 1974 (revised
edn, 1988). 

KEELE

           'Off The Record - A People’s History of eele' by Angela Drakakis-Smith.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998. ISBN 1 897949 21 9 

          'Essays on the History of Keele'
by Christopher Harrison.  Published 1986, by University of Keele.

          'The Sneyds & Keele Hall' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1967, University of Keele.

          'The Sneyds, Squires of Keele' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1976, by University of Keele.

          'Keele Hall; a Victorian Country House' by J.M.Kolbert, published by University of Keele, 1986.

         'Keele; the first fifty years by J.M.Kolbert, published  by Melandrium Books, 2000.

           'Keele, Madeley & Whitmore: Old Picture Postcards' by  Morris et al.  Churnet Valley Books, 1990.   ISBN 1871528 10 0

          'Keele; an introduction to the parish and the university'  by Michael Paffard, published  by M.K.Paffard, 1998.

KIDSGROVE

          'The Trent & Mersey, Kidsgrove's Canal' by Philip R Leese.  Published 1978, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

          'Kidsgrove as it Was, a Short History' by Philip R Leese.  Published 1984, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'Kidsgrove, Talke and Mow Cop, a Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Roger Simmons.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

KING'S BROMLEY 

          'Kings Bromley - A Century of Photographs" by Ivy Butcher.  The Lichfield Press, 2000.

          'Lanes of Bentley Hall, now of Kings Bromley Manor, Co Stafford' by Henry Murray Lane.  Published 1898, by Elliot Stock, London.

          'Kings Bromley, Staffordshire. A History of the Church and Village' by Norman Percy Stevens.  Published 1953, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.  

          "Our Village No.1." Kings Bromley Historians . Kings Bromley Historian

          "Our Village No 2: 1851" published by The King's Bromley Historians. A4 booket.

          "Our Village No.3." Kings Bromley Historians record a few cameos of interesting Local History. Kings Bromley Historians, 1985.
 

KINGSWINFORD

          'An Historical Sketch of the Parish of Kingswinford' by UA Beddall.  Published c1885, by U Beddall, Brierley Hill.

          'The Story of Pensnett Chase.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1950, Brierley Hill.  Reprinted 1967 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department. 

          'The Prentice and the Parson. (The Case of John Duncalf).  Chapters from the Kingswinford History'  by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1950, Brierley Hill.  Reprinted 1967 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department. 

          'The Two Johns (John de Sutton, Baron Dudley & John Bredhill), Patron & Parson.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1969 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department.  

          'From Domesday to Doomsday.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1967 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department. 

KINVER

          'Kinver and Enville in Old Photographs' by Bob Clarke & Tony Freer. Published 1996, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Kinver and Enville in Old Photographs, A Second Selection' by Bob Clarke & Michael Reuter.  Published 1998, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

           'Romantic Kinver and Enville. With Legends and Folklore' by Frances Elizabeth Campbell.  Published 1950, by Model Printers, Stourbridge. 

          'Medieval Kinver and Neighbourhood' by Frances Elizabeth Campbell.  Published 1963, by FE Campbell, Stourbridge.

          'Royal Kinver' by Frances Elizabeth Campbell.  Published 1964, by FE Campbell, Stourbridge.  

          'History of the Church of St Peter, Kinver' by Herbert Grainger.  Published 1951, Kinver.

          'The Parish Church of St Peter, Kinver. A Short Guide and History' by Herbert Grainger.  Published 1962, by British Publishing Company, Gloucester. 

          'A Short History of Stourton Castle & the Royal Forest of Kinver' by Capt RM Grazebrook.  Published 1919, by Mitchell Hughes & Clarke, London.  

           'A History of Kinver and Enville'.  Extract from Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX by MW Greenslade.  Published 1990, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.

          'The Methodist Church, Kinver' by HJ Haden.  Published 1962, Kinver.

LANDSCAPE HISTORY

          "The landscape of Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire: the charter evidence" by Della Hooke.  Published by  Department of Adult Education, University of Keele, Studies in Local Archaeology, No. 1), University of Keele, 1983.

          "The printed maps of Staffordshire 1577-1850: a checklist"  (Second revised and corrected edition) by Geoffrey L. King.  Published by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts and Archives, Stafford, 1988. 

          'The Staffordshire Landscape' by DM Palliser.  Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1976. 

LANE FAMILY

          'Lanes of Bentley Hall, now of Kings Bromley Manor, Co Stafford' by Henry Murray Lane.  Published 1898, by Elliot Stock, London.

LAPLEY

           'The Parish of Lapley by Michael Albutt.  Published by G M Griffin, Penkridge 1991.

          'The Parish of Lapley - Lapley, Stretton and Wheaton Aston' by Mary Weate.  Published 1982, by Lapley Parish Council. 

          'Wheaton Aston as it was - A selection of photographs donated by the people of and Wheaton Aston Wheaton Aston' by J Wilmot.  Published 1991 by The Wheaton Aston and Lapley Society.

LEATHER TRADE

          'The Origins and Early History of the Walsall Leather Trades', by  Michael Glasson  Published by Walsall MBC, 1997.

          'Two Hundred Years of Walsall Leather' by  Michael Glasson.  Published by Walsall MBC, 1999.

          'The Walsal Leather Trade: Saddlers to the World' by Michael Glasson.  Published by Tempus Publishing, 2003.

           'In the Leather: Walsall Leatherworkers Remember' by  David Mills.  Published by Walsall MBC, 1997.

          'In the Leather Vol 2' by David Mills.  Published by Walsall MBC, 2001.

LEEK

          'Images of Edwardian Leek' by Paul Anderton.  Published 1985, by Dept of Adult Education, University of Keele.  

          'Over Thee' by  J E Blore & J R Sherratt. The Old Leek Battery 1908-1919. Churnet Valley Books, (date unknown).

          'The Leek Canal & Rudyard Reservoir' by Harold Bode.  Published 1984, by H Bode, Leek. 

          'A Moorlands Dedication. An Account of the 40 Military Aircraft Accidents in the Leek Area of North Staffordshire During World War Two' by Marshall S Boylan.  Published 1992, by William H Beech, Leek.

            'Football in Leek' by Charles Diehl. 1893. Reprint from Churnet Valley Books.  

          'The Leek & Manifold Light Railway' by S.C. Jenkins.  Published by The Oakwood Press, 1991.

          'Leek, Caldon & Waterhouses Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd (date unknown).

          'Old St. Edward Street, Leek' by Beryl Johnson. The families who lived on Leek’s finest street. Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown)

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and Leek Canal and the North Staffordshire Railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.  

          'Olde Leeke' by Matthew Henry Miller.  Churnet Valley Books, 1900. Reprint.

          'The Sugdens of Leek. A Brief History of a Family Business' by George Alfred Lovenbury.  Published 1975, by Leek Post & Times, Newspaper House, Leek.  

          'Olde Leeke' Vol. 1 & 2, M.H. Miller, 1891.

          'Leek in Old Picture Postcards' by Ray Poole.  European Library - Zalthomnel/Netherlands, 1984.  Reprinted 1994.  ISBN 0750906 23 5

          '150 Years of Leek Cricket Club' by Ray Poole.  Churnet Valley Book, 1994. 

          'Yesterday's Town: Leek. Some Aspects of Bygone Days' by Ray Poole.  Published 1988, by Barracuda, Buckingham.  

          'Around Leek in Old Photographs' by Ray Poole.  Published 1994, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire  

          'Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway' by Lindsey Porter.  Published by Ashbourne Editions,2000.   ISBN 1873775 50 2 

         'Leek Thirty Years Ago' by Lindsey Porter.  Churnet Valley Books, 1991.

           'In Name Only" by C.W. Sheldon.  Published by Three Counties Publishing Ltd., (date unknown).

          'A History of the Ancient Parish of Leek, in Staffordshire' by John Sleigh.  Published 1862, by R Nall, Leek.  Second Ed. published 1883, by Bemrose & Sons, London.   

           'The Nicholson Institute, Leek' by Pauline V Smith.  Published 1984, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

          'Directories of Leek, Staffordshire'.  Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book L11).

          'William Taton of Leek, 1869-1969' by Max A. Taton.  (no further details known).

          'A History of the 2nd Leek Scouts' by Basil Turner.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  ISBN 1 897949 29 4 

          'The Leek & Manifold Light Railway' by Keith Turner.  Published 1980, by David & Charles, Newton Abbot. 

           'A Peep Into the Past: The story of the Leek Moorlands Hospital' by Percy Walton. Published by Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown).

          'The Spirit of Leek - Volume 1' by Cathryn Walton & Lindsey Porter.  Published by Landmark Collector's Library (date unknown). 

          'Exploring Leek' by Keith Warrender.  Published 1982, by Willow, Altrincham.

          'The Story of a Leek Church' by Henry Woodhouse.  Published 1988, by H Woodhouse, Leek.

LICHFIELD

           'An Illustrated Guide to Lichfield Cathedral...'.Anon.  Published 1897, by Frederic Brown, Mercury Office, Lichfield. 

          'Discover Lichfield Cathedral' by Anthony Barnard. Published 1994, Pitkin Pictorials, Andover. 

           'A History of Lichfield Cathedral' by Sir John Benjamin.  Published 1870, Birmingham, London.  

          'The Bishoprick of Lichfield, Its History, Divisions & See Towns, Etc' by Alfred John Brookes.  Published 1882, by Burbidge, Coventry.  

          'St Michael's Church Lichfield. A Short History' by Rev Carpenter.  Published 1982 (Second Ed), by JAC Baker, Lichfield. 

          'The Spirit of Lichfield ' by Howard Clayton & Kathleen Simmons.  Published by Landmark Collector's Library (date unknown).

          'Cathedral City. A Look at Victorian Lichfield' by Howard Clayton.  Published 1977, by Howard Clayton, Lichfield. 

          'Loyal & Ancient City. Lichfield in the Civil Wars' by Howard Clayton.  Published 1992, by Howard Clayton, Lichfield. 

          'Lichfield in Old Photographs' by Howard Clayton & Kathleen Simmons.  Published 1994, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.  

           'St Michael's Churchyard, Lichfield, Staffs' by Dorothy & Jim Gould.  Published 1976, by South Staffordshire Archaeological & Historical Society.

          'The History & Antiquities of the Church & City of Lichfield...' by Rev. Thomas Harwood.  Published 1806, by Cadell & Davies, London. 

          'History of Lichfield Theological College, 1857-1927' by Ernest Charles Inman.  Published 1928, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

           'History of the City & County of Lichfield' by John Jackson.  Published 1795 (Second Ed), by John Jackson, Lichfield. 

           'History and Antiquities of the Cathedral Church of Lichfield' by John Jackson.  Published 1796, Lichfield. 

           'History of the City & Cathedral of Lichfield' by John Jackson.  Published 1805, London.

          'Lichfield Then & Now' by Ralph James.  Published 1988, by Lichfield Press, Lichfield. 

           'A History of Lichfield Cathedral' by Ann J Kettle & DA Johnson.  Published 1982, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'A Short History of Lichfield Grammar School' by Percy Laithwaite.  Published 1925, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.  

          'The History of the Lichfield Conduit Lands Trust, 1546 to 1946' by Percy Laithwaite.  Published 1947, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

          'Lichfield on Old Picture Postcards' by Roy Lewis.  Published 1994, by Reflections of a Bygone Age, Keyworth. 

           'Hand Guide to Lichfield Cathedral' by C Lonsdale.  Published 1909 (9th ed), by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

          'The Story of Congregationalism in and about Longdon & Lichfield from its commencement down to the year 1906 by Alfred James Meacham.  Published 1907, by AJ Meacham, Lichfield.  

          'The Flying Kangaroos' in 'Two Stories of Wartime Burton' by Mark Rowe.  Published by Mark Rowe, 1999.

          'Lichfield Cathedral: A History of the Naval & Military Monuments, Memorials & Colours' by Morris Boscawen Savage.  Published 1967, by Friends of Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield.

          'Street names of Lichfield' by John Shaw.  Published 2003 by George Lane Publishing. ISBN 0-9539868-1-0

          'The Story of Congregationalism in and about Longdon and Lichfield from its commencement down to the year 1906' by Alfred James Stevens.  Published 1907, by Meacham, Lichfield.

           'A History of King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield' by Julie A Taylor.  Published 1995, by King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield.  

           'Sketches in and Around Lichfield & Rugeley...' by Alfred Williams.  Published 1892, by Eggington & Brown, Lichfield & HJ Pascoe, Rugeley.

LITTLE HAYWOOD

          'A Hearsay History of the Haywoods and Colwich, 1900-1939..'  by Muriel Bradley.  Published 1997, by Haywood Society, Stafford. 

          'Guide and History of Haywood and its Old Church near Stafford in the Valley of the Trent' compiled and illustrated by "Staffordia".  Published by Cornish Brothers, 1924.          

'A true and perfect inventory...... A glimpse of life in the Haywoods in the 17th Century from wills of that period'.   Published by the Haywood Society 1993.

LONGDON

          'The Story of Congregationalism in and about Longdon & Lichfield from its commencement down to the year 1906 by Alfred James Meacham.  Published 1907, by AJ Meacham, Lichfield.

LONGNOR

          'St. Bartholomews Church, Longnor, Staffordshire - Monumental
Inscriptions 1994". Compiled by Elizabeth W Bass.  Published by
the author.

LONGTON

          'A History of Longton' by J.H.Y. Briggs.  Published by Three Counties Publishing (date unknown).

LYCETT

          'Madeley & Leycett Collieries' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 2000.

MADELEY

          'Madeley & Leycett Collieries' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 2000.

          'Madeley, Staffordshire. (with illustrations & a map)' by Robert Nicholls.  Published 1935, by James Heap, Hanley.

          Keele, Madeley & Whitmore: Old Picture Postcards' by  Morris et al.  Churnet Valley Books, 1990.   ISBN 1871528 10 0

          'Madeley in Living Memory' compiled by Vicky Moss on behalf of Madeley and District Community Association.

MANIFOLD VALLEY

           'The Leek & Manifold Light Railway' by S.C. Jenkins.  Published by The Oakwood Press, 1991.

          'The Manifold Valley & its Light Railway' by R. Keys & L. Porter.  Published by Moorland Publishing Company, 1972.

          'Manifold Valley Railway, an anthology' by Eric Leslie.  Published by Oakwood Press (date unknown).

          'Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway' by Lindsey Porter.  Published by Ashbourne Editions (date unknown).

MARCHINGTON

          'The History of Marchington' by Peter Woolley & John Ellwood.  Published 1989, by Parochial Church Council of St Peter's, Marchington.

          'The History of Marchington' by Peter Woolley and John Ellwood. Produced by the Marchington 900 Committee on behalf of the Parochian Church Council of St. Peter's, Marchington.

MARMION FAMILY

          'History of the Baronial Family of Marmion, Lords of the Castle of Tamworth' by Charles Ferrers Raymund Palmer.  Published 1875, by Thompson, Tamworth. 

MARSTON, SIR CHARLES

          'Man of Wolverhampton (the life & times of Sir Charles Marston)' by Marjorie von Harten & Melissa Marston (his daughters).  Published 1979, by Coombe Springs Press, Daglingworth.   

MEDECINE/MEDICAL

          'The History of Psychiatry in North Staffordshire' by Myers.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1997.

          'A Peep Into the Past: The story of the Leek Moorlands Hospital' by Percy Walton. Published by Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown).

MEIR

          'Earth Mysteries of the Three Shires' by Doug Pickford.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996. ISBN 1 897949 16 2 
(Magic, mystery and the supernatural accompany these travels around the shires of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire).

METHODISM (see Religion: Methodism)

MIDLANDS

          'The Civil Wars in the Midland Parishes' by D.R. Guttery.  Published by Cornish Brothers Ltd., n.d.

          'Civil War in the Midlands' by R. Sherwood.  Published by Alan Sutton Publishing Ltd., 1992.

MILITARY HISTORY

          'Wartime Newcastle-under-Lyme' by Dave Adams.  Published 1988, by Hendon Publishing, Nelson.  

          'The History of the Seventh South Staffordshire Regiment' by Major AH Ashcroft.  Published by Boyle, Son & Watchurst, London, 1919. 

          'Trentham at War' by Graham Bebbington.  Published by Churnet Valley Books (date unknown).

          'Rat's Tales. The Staffordshire Regiment at War in the Gulf. by Nicholas Benson.  Published by Brassey's, London, 1993. 

          'Over Thee' by  J E Blore & J R Sherratt. The Old Leek Battery 1908-1919. Churnet Valley Books, (date unknown).

           'A Moorlands Dedication. An Account of the 40 Military Aircraft Accidents in the Leek Area of North Staffordshire During World War Two' by Marshall S Boylan.  Published 1992, by William H Beech, Leek.  

          'Staffordshire and Black Country Airfields' compiled by Alec Brew.  Published 1997 by the Chalford Publishing Company Limited.

          'The Military Forces of Staffordshire in the Nineteenth Century' (A series of articles originally published in the Staffordshire Advertiser, 1901).  Reprinted & Published by VJ Bulman, Wolverhampton, 1984. 

          'The North Staffordshire Regiment: The Prince of Wales (The 64th/98th Regiment of Foot)' by Hugh Christopher Bult Cook.  Published by Leo Cooper, London, 1970. 

          'The Staffordshire Regiment, the Prince of Wales's (A History of the Regiment)' by Departments of State & Official Bodies.  Published by Malcolm Page, London, 1959. 

          'Your Men in Battle, The Story of the South Staffordshire Regiment, 1939-45' by LB Duckworth.  Published by Express & Star, Wolverhampton, 1945. 

          'Extracts from the Records of the Services of the 1st Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment,Late 38th Regiment' by Lieut Col Eyre.  Published by The Army & Navy Co-operative Society, London, 1883  

          'A Duration Man' by A.J.Heraty.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1897949 61 8

          'Colours, Battle Honours & Medals of a Staffordshire Regiment - 80th Regiment of Foot' by Robert Hope.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

          'The Zulu War and the 80th Regiment of Foot' by Robert Hope.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

          'The South Staffordshire Regiment, the Work of the Care Committee, October 1914, to January 1919' by Swynfen J Jervis.  Published by Cole & Co, London, 1919. 

          'History of the South Staffordshire Regiment, 1705-1923' by JP Jones.  Published by Whitehead Bros, Wolverhampton, 1923. 

          'The Potteries at War' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1989. 

          'The History of the 7th Ser. Bn., Prince of Wales's North Staffordshire Regiment, 1914-1919' by LR Missen.  Published by W Heffer & Sons, Cambridge, 1920. 

          'The War History of the 6th Battalion, The South Staffordshire Regiment' by Officers of the Battalion.  Published by William Heinemann Ltd, London, 1924.

          'History of Battalions, 38/64 RD Number Three, 2nd Battalion South Staffordshire Regiment, late 80th Foot' by Lieutenant RM Owens.  Published by AC Lomax, Lichfield, 1892. 

          'Memoirs of the Services of the 64th Regiment (Second Staffordshire), 1758 to 1881' by Henry George Purdon.  Published by Allen & Co, London, 1882. 

           'Wolverhampton in the 1930s & '40s' by Elizabeth Rees.  Published 1988, by Hendon, Nelson. 

          'The Staffords 1881-1978. Badges and Uniforms' by G Rosignoli & CJ Whitehouse.  Published by G Rosiglio, Cannock, 1978.  

           'One in a Thousand: Burton-upon-Trent in the Second World War' by Mark Rowe.  Published by Mark Rowe, 1999.

          'Two Stories of Wartime Burton' by Mark Rowe.   Published by Mark Rowe 1999.

          'Lichfield Cathedral: A History of the Naval & Military Monuments, Memorials & Colours' by Morris Boscawen Savage.  Published 1967, by Friends of Lichfield Cathedral, Lichfield.  

          'In Name Only" by C.W. Sheldon.  Published by Three Counties Publishing Ltd., (date unknown).

          'Historical Records of the 3rd King's Own Staffordshire Militia, now the 4th Battalion the Prince of Wales's North Staffordshire Regiment' by Captain CCW Troughton.  Published by AC Lomax, Lichfield, 1894. 

          'Queen's Own Royal Regiment the Staffordshire Yeomanry: An Account of the Operations of the Regiment during World War II, 1939-1945' by Major DF Underhill.  Published by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, 1994. 

          'A Short History of the South Staffordshire Regiment' by Colonel WL Vale. Published by Whitehead Bros, Wolverhampton, 1949.  

          'History of the South Staffordshire Regiment, 1705-1959' by Colonel WL Vale.  Published by Gale & Polden, Aldershot, 1969. 

          'The Records of the Queen's Own Royal Regiment of Staffordshire Yeomanry' by Peter Charles G Webster.  Published Lichfield, 1870.

          'The Second World War in Willenhall' by Willenhall History Society.  Published 1995, by Willenhall History Society.  

          'Historical Records of the 1st King's Own Stafford Militia, now the 3rd & 4th Battalions South Staffordshire Regiment' by Captain CH Wylly.  Published by AC Lomax, Lichfield, 1893. 

MILLS

          'The Water Mills of the Borough of Newcastle' by George Riley. Published by Borough of Newcastle under Lyme and Centre for Local History, University of
Keele, 1991. (Staffordshire Heritage Series. No. 3).

          'The Tame Mills of Staffordshire'  by D Dilworth.  Published by Philimore, 1976. 

MILWICH

          'A Meander Through Milwich' by D Griffiths, R Knight, B Reardon, F Ritson, G Sherwin. Milwich Millennium Forum, 2000.

MINING HISTORY

           'The Cheadle Collieries and Their Railways' by Allan Baker.  Published 1986, by Trent Valley, Burton-on-Trent.     

          'Madeley & Leycett Collieries' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 2000.

          'The Miners of Staffordshire 1840-1914' Edited by John Benson. Centre for Local History, University of Keele. (Staffordshire Heritage Series, Volume 4).

          'Black Nuggets of Cannock Chase' A narrative of mining tales from the villages of Cannock Chase by Alan T. Brookes. Published by The Merault Press. no date.

          'Arising from Coal Dust'. A childhood in a mining village, by Alan T. Brookes Published by The Merault Press

          'A Beaudesert Legacy. History of Coalmining in Brereton, Rugeley & Longdon' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1994, by Landor Society, Rugeley.    

          'Fair Oak Colliery, The Story of the Life & Death of a Rugeley Pit' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1996, by The Landor Society, Rugeley.  

          'A History of Cannock Chase Colliery Company' by J Roger Francis. Published 1980, by Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society, Rugeley.

         'Limestone Quaries of Caldon Low' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Churnet Calley Books, 2000.

          'Mining Memories: Collieries of North Staffordshire' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1992.   ISBN 1857700 31 7

           'Most Valient of Men: North Staffordshire Mines Rescue Service' by Fred Leigh, Churnet Valley Books, 1993.   ISBN 1857700554

          'Lest We Forget (Tribute to Miners of North Staffordshire)' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1994.   ISBN 0952419 80 7

          'Coal Mines in Staffordshire' Staffordshire County Coucil, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.3), 1968 (Revised 1982).

          'A Tale of Pelsall Colliery' by William Weldon Champneys, Dean of Lichfield.  Published 1873, by Christian Book Society, London.       

MONASTISM

          'Monastic Staffordshire' by John L. Tompkinson.  Published by Churnet valley Books, 2000.

MOORLANDS, STAFFORDSHIRE

          'A Pint-sized History of the Staffordshire Moorlands' by Joan-Ann Grindley Photos Chris Rushton. Churnet Valley Books,1996 ISBN 1 897949 25 1 

'Methodism in the Moorlands' by John Leach.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1993.

          'In The Highlands of Staffordshire' by W.H.Nithsdale 1906 edition. (Facsimile).  Published by Churnet Valley Books.

          'Staffordshire Moorland & the Churnet Valley' by Lindsay Potter & Cathryn Walton. Published by Landmark Publishing, 2000.

          'Staffordshire Moorlands' by Short.  Published by SB Publications, 1998.

          'The Staffordshire Moorlands Vol. 1: Old Postcards' by W.G.Short.  Churnet Valley Books, 1991.   ISBN 1857700 02 3

MOW COP

           'The Secret of Mow Cop, A New Appraisal of the Origins of Primitive Methodism' by William Edward Farndale.  Published 1950, by Epworth Press, London. 

          'Mow Cop after 150 Years, Its Spiritual Significance' by William Edward Farndale.  Published 1984, by Epworth Press, London.

          'Primitive Methodist Church Centenary Celebration, May 25th-27th, 1907 Souvenir Programme of the Camp Meetings & Other Services, Mow Cop' by TH Hunt.  Published 1907, by Rev E Dalton, London. 

          'Kidsgrove, Talke and Mow Cop, a Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Roger Simmons.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

NAIL MAKING INDUSTRY

           'The Black Country Nail Trade' by  Arthur Willets.  Published by Dudley Metropolitan Borough, 1987.

NATURAL HISTORY

          'Columbine's Forays For Lepidoptera in Staffordshire' by R.H. Heath.  Churnet Valley Books, (date unknown).

          'Birds of Staffordshire' by McAldowie 1893 (100 only) Fine hardback reprint by Churnet Valley Books, 1999 limited to 300 copies.

NEEDWOOD FOREST

          'Peter Thomson, of Needwood Forest, or, Industry Rewarded, A Cottager's Tale'.  Anon.  Published 1824, by F Houlston & Son, Wellington, Salop.

          'Inn & Village History of Needwood Forest' W. H. Bullock 1988 (self published?)

NEWBOROUGH

          'The Book of Newborough' compiled and written by J Ellis and J Austin. Published by Newborough Parish Council Centenary Year 1994.

NEWCASTLE-UNDER-LYME

          Postcards From the Past - Newcastle-under-Lyme'.  Publisher Sigma, 1991.   ISBN 1850586659

          'Newcastle-under-Lyme as it was' by Dave Adams.  Published 1986, by Hendon Publishing, Nelson. 

          'Wartime Newcastle-under-Lyme' by Dave Adams.  Published 1988, by Hendon Publishing, Nelson.

          'Millennium Newcastle - its history and its people' compiled by Paul Bemrose.  Priory Publications. 

          'Newcastle-under-Lyme, 1173-1973' by John Briggs. Published 1973, by Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council. 

          'Newcastle-under-Lyme : Images of England' compiled by Delyth Enticott and Neil Collingwood of Borough Museum and Art Gallery Newcastle-under-Lyme, Staffordshire.

          'A History of Newcastle-under-Lyme' by John Gilbert Jenkins.  Published 1983, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'The Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Dennis Morris.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

          'The History of the City of Stoke-on-Trent & the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme' Compiled by Robert Nicholls from the history published by John Ward.  Published 1931, by Wood, Mitchell & Co, Hanley. 

          'The Water Mills of the Borough of Newcastle' by George Riley. Published by Borough of Newcastle under Lyme and Centre for Local History, University of Keele, 1991. (Staffordshire Heritage Series. No. 3).

           'The Borough Men: A History of Newcastle Borough Police' by Alf Tunstall.  Churnet Valley Books, 1995.  ISBN 1 897949 14 6 

NORTHbSTAFFORDSHIRE (see also POTTERIES & individual localities)                                                         

          'Notes on Some North Staffordshire Families' by P.W.L. Adams.  Published by Earley of Tunstall, 1930.

           'Locomotives of the North Staffordshire and LT & S Railways' by M.C.V.Allchin.  Published by Railway Hobbies Ltd, 1943.

          'Industrial Locomotives of North Staffordshire' by Allen Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 1997.

          'An Illustrated History of Stoke and North Staffordshire's Railways' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Irwell Press, 2000.

          'Tracing Ancestors in North Staffordshire' by H. Eva Beech.  Published by Birmingham & Midland Society for genealogy & Heraldry

          'Reminiscences of the Knotty' by Des Brailsford.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd. (1985).

          'The North Staffordshire Railway Co. 1846-1849' by G.H.Bould.  Published by author (date unknown).

          'North Staffordshire Wagons' by GF Chadwick.  Published by Wild Swan, 1993.

          'The North Staffordshire Railway' by Rex Christiansen & R.W. Miller.  Published by David & Charles, 1971.

          'Portrait of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Rex Chrisiansen.  Published by Ian Allen Publishing, 1997.

          'Historical Map of the Canals of North Staffordshire; by Richard Dean.  Published by M&M Baldwin, 1997.

           'North Staffordshire Album' by George Dow.  Published by Ian Allan, 1970.

          'North Staffordshire Locomotives' by Ken Hopkins.  Published by Trent Valley Publications, 1986.

          'Memories of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Cheshire Libraries, 1986.

          'The Knotty - an illustrated survey of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Lightmoor Press, 1996.

          'Mining Memories: Collieries of North Staffordshire' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1992.   ISBN 1857700 31 7

          'Most Valient of Men: North Staffordshire Mines Rescue Service' by Fred Leigh, Churnet Valley Books, 1993.   ISBN 1857700554

          'Lest We Forget (Tribute to Miners of North Staffordshire)' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1994.   ISBN 0952419 80 7

          'The North Staffordshire Railway' by "Manifold".  Published by Henstock, 1952.

           'The History of Psychiatry in North Staffordshire' by Myers.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1997.

          'In the Highlands of Staffordshire' by W.H.Nithsdale 1906 edition. (Facsimile).  Churnet Valley Books. 

          'Famous Women of North Staffordshire' by Patricia Pilling.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

           'A History of Printing in North Staffordshire' by A Rotherham & M Steele.  Published by North Staffs Polytechnic, 1975. 

           'North Staffordshire Railway Locomotives & Rolling Stock' by R.W. Rush.  Published by The Oakwood Press, 1981.

          'British Railways Layout Plans : Vol. 4 ex-North Staffordshire Railway Lines' by Signalling Record Society.  Published by Signalling Record Society, 1992.

          'The distinctive surnames of North Staffordshire. Vol 1 : Surnames derived from local placenames and landscape features' by Edgar Tooth.  Published 2000 by Churnet Valley Books. 

OLDBURY

          'Oldbury & Rowley Regis in Old Photographs' by John Maddison.  Published 1991, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

PAGET FAMILY

          'Beaudesert and the Pagets' by John Godwin.  Published 1982, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.  

          'One-leg - The Life and Letters of Henry William Paget, First Marquess of Anglesey, K.G., 1768-1854' by the Marquess of Anglesey. Jonathan Cape, 1961.

PALFREY

          'We Lived There. Memories of Caldmore & Palfrey' by Joyce Hammond & Chris Latimer.  Published 1990, by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Walsall.   

PATSHULL

          'A History of Codsall, Patshull & Pattingham' (Abstract from Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX) by MW Greenslade.  Published 1989, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.

          'Memoir of Rev.W.G. Greenstreet of Pattingham & Patshull 1813 - 1900'  by W. L.Greenstreet & Pattingham Local History & Civic Society.  Published 2003.

          'Pattingham & Patshull, A Millennium History' by Peter Leigh & Mary Mills

PATTINGHAM 

          'Around Pattingham & Wombourne in Old Photographs' by May Griffiths, Peter Leigh & Mary Mills.  Published by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 1993.  

          'Pattingham & Patshull, A Millennium History' by Peter Leigh & Mary Mills

          'Memoir of Rev.W.G. Greenstreet of Pattingham & Patshull 1813 - 1900'  by W. L.Greenstreet & Pattingham Local History & Civic Society.  Published 2003.

          'Pattingham. A Guide & a Brief History of the Parish'.  Anon.  Published 1969, by Pattingham Parish Council.  Second Edition published 1981.

           'Tettenhall & Pattingham. (The Archive Photograph Series)' by Alex Brew.  Published 1997, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire.   

          'A History of Codsall, Patshull & Pattingham' (Abstract from Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX) by MW Greenslade.  Published 1989, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.  

           

PELSALL

          'Street Names of Bloxwich & Pelsall'.  Published by Walsall Local History Centre.

          'One Hundred Not Out. Pelsall Cricket & Sports Club 1885-1985' by Tom Morgan.  Published 1985, by Warwickshire Publishing, Birmingham.

          'Pelsall, A Thousand Years of Village Life' by Albert Tomkinson & Ann Galbraith.  Published 1990, by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Walsall.

          'A Tale of Pelsall Colliery' by William Weldon Champneys, Dean of Lichfield.  Published 1873, by Christian Book Society, London.  

          'Aldridge, Rushall & Pelsall Yesterdays' by Richard Dudley Woodall.   Published 1954, by Norman A Tector, Streetley. 

PENKHULL

          'The Methodists of Penkhull Village' by H Eva Beech.   Published 1986, by Penkhull Methodist Church, Stoke-on-Trent. 

          'Penkhull Memories' by Elizabeth Fanshawe.  Published 1983, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

PENKRIDGE

          'The Good Old Grit. A History of the People of Penkridge 1270-1939' by Robert Maddocks.  Published 1994, by Penkridge Parish Council, Penkridge.

            'Penkridge: 1930 to 1970. The Day Before Yesterday'  by Robert Maddocks
Published by Penkridge Parish Council, 2002

           'A History of Penkridge in the County of Stafford' by James Carpenter Tildesley.  Published 1886, by J Steen & Co, Wolverhampton. 

          'Brewood & Penkridge in Old Photographs' by Adrienne Whitehouse.  Published 1988, by Sutton, Gloucester. 

          'The Story of Penkridge. A History of Penkridge up to 1936' by Robert Charles Wilkes.  Published 1985, by Penkridge Parish Council, Penkridge. 

PENN

          'Out and About in Penn & District' by Angus Dunphy.  Published 1990, by Angus Dunphy, Dinas Powys.

          'Over and Nether Penn and District' by Angus Dunphy.  Published 1994, by Angus Dunphy, Dinas Powys.

          'Penn in Old Photographs' by Elizabeth A Rees.  Published 1990, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

PENSNETT

          'The Story of Pensnett Chase.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1950, Brierley Hill.  Reprinted 1967 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department.  

PERRY BARR

          'History of the Forest & Chase of Sutton Coldfield, including the border districts of Great Barr, Perry Barr, Erdington, etc (with Genealogical Tables)' by L Bracken.  Published 1860, London, Birmingham. 

PHEASEY

          'I Remember Pheasey' by Joyce Hammond.  Published 1994, by Walsall Local History Centre, Walsall.  

PLACENAMES

           'Notes on Staffordshire Place Names' by W.H. Duignan.  Published London, 1902. 

          'The Place-names of Staffordshire' by JP Oakden.  Published by English Place-name Society, 1984.

          'Staffordshire Place-names'  by Anthony Poulson Smith. Published 1995 by Countryside Books.

POLICE (see under Crime)

POOR RELIEF

          'Poor Relief in Staffordshire, 1662-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Boom No. G.2), 1975.'

POPULATION HISTORY

           'Notes on Some North Staffordshire Families' by P.W.L. Adams.  Published by Earley of Tunstall, 1930.

          'Staffordshire Census, 1851' by anon.  Published by Federation of Family History Socities, 1998.

          'Tracing Ancestors in North Staffordshire' by H. Eva Beech.  Published by Birmingham & Midland Society for genealogy & Heraldry

          'The distinctive surnames of North Staffordshire. Vol 1 : Surnames derived from local placenames and landscape features' by Edgar Tooth.  Published 2000 by Churnet Valley Books. 

          'Staffordshire Population since 1660' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.20), 1975.

          'Staffordshire County Record Office and William Salt Library, List of Staffordshire parish Registers Transcripts and Copies (Excluding Bishop's Transcripts', Staffordshire County Record Office & William Salt Library, 1984.

          'Staffordshire Family Collections': A Handlist of Family Papers in Staffordshire County Record Office & The William Salt Library', Staffordshire County Record Office, 1983.  

          'Staffordshire County Record Office and William Salt Library, List of Staffordshire parish Registers Transcripts and Copies (Excluding Bishop's Transcripts', Staffordshire County record office & William Salt Library, 1984. 

          'Directories of Leek, Staffordshire'.  Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book L11). 

          'Barton-under-Needwood in 1881"- A study of the
Barton Census for 1881' researched and produced by a group of local
residents, 1983.

PORT VALE

          'Port Vale Tales'  compiled by Geoff Kent.  Churnet Valley Books, 199.  1 ISBN 0950898 16 3

POTTERIES, THE (see also individual towns)

          'Postacards From the Past - Potteries Vol. 1'  Publisher Sigma, 1991.   ISBN 1850586675 

          'Postacards From the Past - Potteries Vol. 2'  Publisher Sigma, 1991.   ISBN 1850586683

          'The Potteries Loop Line' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Trent Valley Publications, 1986.

          'Potworks' by Diane Baker.  Published by RCHME (date unknown).

           'Give My Regards to Broadway' by Barry Blaize.  Churnet Valley Books,  2000.   ISBN 1897949 66 9

          'Stoke-on-Trent In Old Photographs' by Tim Corum & Ian Lawley.  Churnet Balley Books, 1992.   ISBN 0750902 49 3

          'Staffordshire and the Potteries Factory Shop Guide' by Gillian Cutress, & Rolf Stricker.  Published 1998 (Publisher DELETED TITLES)

          'Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries, 1840-1880' by Marguerite W. Dupree.  Published 1995 by Clarendon Press.

          'Potters at Play' by Mervyn Edwards. First in a social history of Stoke on Trent. Churnet Valley Books, 1997.   ISBN 1 897949 27 8 

          'Potters in Pubs' by  Mervyn Edwards 1997 No 2 in series on the social history of Potteries.ISBN 1 897949 36 7

          'Potters in Pits' by Mervyn Edwards No 3 in series on social history of the Potteries.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998 ISBN 1 897949 47 2 

          'Potters in Parks' by Mervyn Edwards No 4 in social history of Potteries.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999.  ISBN 1897949 59 6

'The Bells of Wolstanton' by Helen Harwood.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  The history of St Margaret’s Church, Wolstanton and its bells.

          'Staffordshire Potters, 1781-1900' by Dick Henrywood.  Published by Antique Collectors Club, 2002.

          'Starting From Hartshill' by D. M. Holt. Printed by Webberley Ltd., Stoke on Trent. n.d. (c.1976?) "Pleasant Thursday afternoon walks with an old friend inspired many of these articles and poems which have appeared in The Sentinel, Six town Magazine and broadcast on B.B.C. Midland Poets."

          'Images Of The Potteries' by Judith Karena with Chris Latimer & Margaret Beard.  Published by Breedon Books (date unknown).

          'Port Vale Tales'  compiled by Geoff Kent.  Churnet Valley Books, 199.  1 ISBN 0950898 16 3

          'The Potteries' by Ian Lawley.  Published by Chalford Press, 1994. ISBN 0752400 46 0.

          'The Potteries at War' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1989. 

          'Pottery Workers in Staffordshire'  Picture Postcards by Lewis.  Churnet Valley Books, 1995.   ISBN 1857700 83 X £ 4.99

          'The Potteries: Continuity and Change in  a Staffordshire Conurbation' by A. Phillips.  Published by Sutton Publishing, 1993.

          'History of Staffordshire Potteries.' by Simeon Shaw, Published New York, 1829. Reprinted Beatrice C Weinstock, 1968. 

          'The Rise of the Staffordshire Potteries' by John Thomas.  Published by Adams & Dart, Bath, 1971. 

          'History of the Staffordshire Potteries; and the Rise and Progress of the Manufacture of Pottery and Porcelain; with References to Genuine Specimens, and notices of Eminent Potters.' by Beatrice C. Weinstock (publisher unknown).

           'Six of the Best. A Potteries Companion' by Richard Weir. Trent Valley Publications, Burton upon Trent, 1988

POTTERY INDUSTRY(see also POTTERIES and individual towns)

          'Christies: Staffordshire Figures' by Geoffrey Stafford Charles.  Published by Time WarnerBooks, 1997.

          'Staffordshire Pieces' by Geoffrey Stafford Charles.  Published by Bullfinch Press, 1998.

          'A Short History of Pottery Materials and the Cheddleton Flint Mill' by Robert Copeland.  Published 1972, by Cheddleton Flint Mill Heritage Trust, Leek.

          'Potters at Play' by Mervyn Edwards. First in a social history of Stoke on Trent. Churnet Valley Books, 1997.   ISBN 1 897949 27 8 

          'Victorian Staffordshire Figures' by A. Harding & N. Harding.  Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1988.

          'Miller's Collector's Guide: Staffordshire Figures of the 19th and 20th Centuries' by Kit Harding. Published by Miller's Publications, 2000. 

          'Victorian Staffordshire Figures, 1835-1875,Book One Portraits, Naval & Military, Theatrical & Literary Characters' by N. Harding.  Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1960.

          'Victoriana Staffordshire Figures, 1835-1875, Book Two Religous, Hunters, Pastoral, Occupations, Children & Animals, Dogs, Animals, Cottages & Castles, Sport & Miscellaneous' by A. & N. Harding.  Published by  Schiffer Publishing (date unknown).

          'Staffordshire Spaniels' by Adele Kenny (further details unknown)

          'Staffordshire Earthenware Animals: a Collector's Guide to History and Styles' by Adele Kenny. Published by Schiffer Publishing, 1998.

          'The Town That Forgot Its Past (The Potteries) ' by Fred Leigh.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1998.  ISBN 0952419 85 8

          'Wedgewood & His Times- In Rhyme 1730-1795' by Fred Leigh.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.   

          'A Pride of Potters (On the Adams Family of Burslem and their Work)' by David Peel. Published by Arthur Baker, 1957.

          'A-Z of Staffordshire Dogs: A Potted History' by Clive Mason Pope'.  Published by Antique Collectors Club, 1997. 

          'Staffordshire Portrait Figures of the Victorian Era' by PD Gordon Pugh.  Published by Antique Collecros Club, 1987.

          'Romantic Staffordshire Ceramics' by J. Snyder.  Published by Schiffer Publishing Ltd., (date unknown).

          'Historical Staffordshire American Patriots and Views' (Revised and Expanded 2nd edition) by Jeffrey B. Snyder (further details unknown).

          'Josiah Wedgewood' by Richard Tames.  (details unknown).   

PRINTING

          'A History of Printing in North Staffordshire' by A Rotherham & M Steele.  Published by North Staffs Polytechnic, 1975. 

 

PUBLIC HOUSES

          'Potters in Pubs' by  Mervyn Edwards 1997 No 2 in series on the social history of Potteries.ISBN 1 897949 36 7

          'A Pint-sized History of the Staffordshire Moorlands' by Joan-Ann Grindley Photos Chris Rushton. Local history encountered in local pubs throughout the Staffordshire Moorlands. Churnet Valley Books,1996 ISBN 1 897949 25 1 

RAILWAYS (seeTransport)

READES OF  BLACKWOOD HILL

          'The Reades of Blackwood Hill in the Parish of Horton, Staffordshire.  A Record of Their Descendents, with a full description of Dr Johnson's Ancestry His Kinsfolk and Family Connexions.' by Aleyn Lyell Reade.  Published 1906, by AL Reade, London.  

RELIGION

          Anglicism

           'History of Lichfield Theological College, 1857-1927' by Ernest Charles Inman.  Published 1928, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

          Benedictines

          'The Benedictines of Colwich, 1829-1929' by Robert Ormston Eaton.  Published 1929, by Sands & Co, London.   

          Catholicism 

          'A History of Sedgley Park and Cotton College' by Frank Roberts & Neil Henshaw.  Published 1985, by F Roberts.

          Congregationalism

           'The Story of Congregationalism in and about Longdon & Lichfield from its commencement down to the year 1906 by Alfred James Meacham.  Published 1907, by AJ Meacham, Lichfield.  

          Methodism

          'From Chapel to Church. 150 Years of Methodism in Harborne' by Martin W Allen.  Published 1989, by MW Allen.  

          'The Methodists of Penkhull Village' by H Eva Beech.   Published 1986, by Penkhull Methodist Church, Stoke-on-Trent. 

          'Footsteps of John Wesley in Wednesbury' by EA Dingley.  Published 1938, by Epworth Press, London. 

          'The Secret of Mow Cop, A New Appraisal of the Origins of Primitive Methodism' by William Edward Farndale.  Published 1950, by Epworth Press, London. 

          'Mow Cop after 150 Years, Its Spiritual Significance' by William Edward Farndale.  Published 1984, by Epworth Press, London.

          'Bilston Wesleyan Methodism. Notes on its origins and progress' by John Freeman.   Published 1924, Bilston. 

           'The Methodist Church, Kinver' by HJ Haden.  Published 1962, Kinver.

          'Primitive Methodist Church Centenary Celebration, May 25th-27th, 1907 Souvenir Programme of the Camp Meetings & Other Services, Mow Cop' by TH Hunt.  Published 1907, by Rev E Dalton, London. 

           'Methodism in the Moorlands' by John Leach.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1993.

          'Modern Christianity, Exemplified at Wednesbury, and other Adjacent Places in Staffordshire' by John Wesley.  Published 1745, by John Gooding, Newcastle uponTyne.

          General          

          'Religious Wednesbury, Its Creeds, Churches & Chapels' by FW Hackwood.   Published 1900, by Herald Press, Dudley.  

ROCESTER

          'Excavations at the New Cemetery, Rocester, Staffordshire, 1985-1987' by AS Esmonde Cleary & A Simon.  Published 1996, by Staffordshire Archaeological & Historical Society, Stafford.

ROLLESTON

          'The Listed Buildings of Rolleston' by Mr I G Bowen.  Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, Dec 2000.

          'St Mary’s Church Rolleston – Memorials in the Graveyard & elsewhere in the Church' by Mr I G Bowen & Ann & Arnold Burston.  Published by  Rolleston Civic Trust, 2001.

          'The Agards of the Dove Valley' by  Mr I G Bowen. Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, Sept 2001.

          'The Cauldwell Family of Rolleston' by Mr I G Bowen.  Published by  Rolleston Civic Trust, Nov 2001.

          'The Almshouses and Other Charities in Rolleston on Dove' by Ann & Arnold Burston (edited by Mr I G Bowen).  Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, Dec 2000.

          'Walking through the History of Rolleston'  by Mr D Coxon. Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, 1990.

          'The History of the Old Grammar School' by Andrew W Eley (edited by Mr I G Bowen).  Published by Rolleston Civic Trust, May 2000. 

          'History of Tutbury and Rolleston' by Charles Haywood Underhill.  Published 1949, by Tresises, Burton-upon-Trent.

          The Victorian Diary of a Rolleston Lady' by Anita Fernandez Young (Daniels) published by Dalton Books, Coventry. (date unknown).

ROLLESTON FAMILY

          'The Feudal Origin of the Rolleston Family of Staffordshire (to 1300AD)' by Mr K A Rolston.  Published in1995 and revised in 2000.  (ppublisher unknown but perhaps self-published).

ROMAN STAFFORDSHIRE

          'Roman Wall Site, Staffordshire'.  Published 1999 by English Heritage Publications. 

ROWLEY REGIS

          'Oldbury & Rowley Regis in Old Photographs' by John Maddison.  Published 1991, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

RUDYARD

           'Rudyard Lake Golf Club 1906-1926' by Basil Jeuda.  Churnet Valley Books, 1993.   ISBN 1 897949 04 9 £ 9.95
Ilustrated with previously unpublished photographs, uncovered by the author during the course of his NSR researches.

RUGELEY

          'Memoirs of Rugeley' by C Arnall.  Published 1994, by Renshaws, Rugeley. 

          'A Beaudesert Legacy. History of Coalmining in Brereton, Rugeley & Longdon' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1994, by Landor Society, Rugeley.

           'Fair Oak Colliery, The Story of the Life & Death of a Rugeley Pit' by Ken Edwards.  Published 1996, by The Landor Society, Rugeley.                   

          'Looking Back on Rugeley' by Alec Neal. Published 1993, by The Landor Society, Rugeley. 

          'Around Rugeley (The Archive Photograph Series)' by Thea Randall & Joan Anslow.  Published 1996, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Around Rugeley in Old Photographs' by Thea Randall & Joan Anslow.  Published 1988, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'Sketches in and Around Lichfield & Rugeley...' by Alfred Williams.  Published 1892, by Eggington & Brown, Lichfield & HJ Pascoe, Rugeley.

          'Rugeley's Old Chancel" Staffordshire County County, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.44), 1983.

          'Rugeley Remembered' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source book, No. 34), nd. 

RUSHALL

          'The History of Rushall Hall' by WH Duignan.  Published 1924, by Walsall Historical Association, Walsall. 

          'Notes on the Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Rushall' by Richard Ernest Emms.  Published 1965, Rushall. 

          'Records of Rushall, County Stafford, with a transcript of the old Parish Register & extracts from the Churchwardens' Accounts' by Frederic William Willmore.  Published 1892, by WH Robinson, Walsall. 

          'Aldridge, Rushall & Pelsall Yesterdays' by Richard Dudley Woodall.   Published 1954, by Norman A Tector, Streetley. 

RUSHTON SPENCER

          'The Stoddards of Rushton Spencer. A Short Account of the Ancestors of Anthony Stoddard of Boston, Massachusetts, who emigrated there in about 1638' by Jeanne Stoddard.  Published 1979, by Rushton Spencer-Stoddard Memorial Fund, London.

SANDON

          'Stone, Sandon & Barlaston. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Jane, Joy & Tony Priestley.  Published 1988, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

SCHOOLS & COLLEGES

          'King Edward's Grammar Shcool for Girls, Handsworth 1883-1983'.   Anon.  Published 1983, by King Edward's Grammar School, Handsworth

          'Brewood Grammar School and the Old Grammar Schools' by Charles Dunkley.  Published 1936, by D McGill, Cannock. 

          'History of King Edward VI School, Stafford' by CG Gilmore.  Published 1953, by University Press, Oxford.

          'Smethwick Hall Boys' School. The History' by Michael Hall.  Published 1992, by Smethwick Hall Boys' School, Smethwick.

          'History of Tettenhall College' by GV Handcock.  Published 1963, by Tettenhall College, Tettenhall. 

          'The History of Sedgley Park School, Staffordshire' by Frederick Charles Husenbeth, DD.  Published 1856, by Richardson & Son, London. 

           'History of Lichfield Theological College, 1857-1927' by Ernest Charles Inman.  Published 1928, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

           'A Short History of the College of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert.  Published 1923, by Billing, Guildford.  

         'A Short History of Lichfield Grammar School' by Percy Laithwaite.  Published 1925, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.  

          'School Days in Staffordshire' by Roy Lewis.  Published by Reflection of a Bygone Age, 1995.

          'Deus Nobiscum, A History of Burton Grammar School' by GE Radford.  Published by GE Radford, 1973. 

          'A History of King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield' by Julie A Taylor.  Published 1995, by King Edward VI Grammar School, Lichfield. 

SEDGELEY

          'Around Sedgley in Old Photographs' by Trevor Genge.  Published 1995, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Sedgley & District in Old Photographs. A Second Selection' by Trevor Genge.  Published 1997, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

           'The History of Sedgley Park School, Staffordshire' by Frederick Charles Husenbeth, DD.  Published 1856, by Richardson & Son, London. 

          'The Story of the Parish Church of All Saints, Sedgley' by Percy Thoresby Jones.  Published 1935, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester.  Second Ed published 1950, by British Publishing Co.

          'Sedgley Probate Inventories, 1614-1787' by John S Roper.  Published 1960, (privately printed), Woodsetton, Worcestershire.

          'The Story of the Ancient Manor of Sedgley' by EA Underhill.  Published 1942, by EA Underhill, Sedgley.  

           'Compton School : A Century of Education' byJune Whitehead. Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown).

SHERIDAN, RICHARD BRINSLEY

          'Memoirs of the Life of the Rt. Hon. Richard Brinsley Sheridan' 
by Thomas Moore. Published by Greenwood Publishing Group. 
Rpt edition (June 1975) 

          The Life and Works of Richard Brinsley Sheridan' by James Morwood.  Published 1985 by Scottish Academic Pr.

          'Sheridan Studies' by James Morwood & D.E.L. Crane (Eds). Publisher 1995 by Cambridge University Press.

          'A Traitor's Kiss: The Life of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, 1751-1816'  by Fintan O'Toole (date, publisher unknown. Available via amazon.com).

SHREWSBURY, EARL & COUNTESS

          'Ingestre Hall. The Historic Home of the Earl & Countess of Shrewsbury'. Anon.  Published 1956, by English Life Publications, Derby.  

SILVERDALE

          'Silverdale & Chesterton in Old Photographs' by Dave Adams.  Published by Hendon Publishers, Nelson, Lancs. (date unknown).

          'Life on the Dale' by Barry Williams. Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1 897949 52 9 

SMETHWICK

          'Probate Inventories of Smethwick Residents, 1647-1747, in the LJRO & PRO' by Mary Bodfish.  Published 1992, by Smethwick Local History Society, Smethwick. 

          'Harborne and Smethwick Tithe Apportionment, 1839-1843.  Transcription & Triple Index' by AC & D Guest.  Published 1988, by Eusebeia, Warley.

           'A History of the Old Church, Smethwick, together with background notes & some genealogies' by AC & D Guest.  Published 1997, by AC & D Guest, Warley. 

          'Some Records of Smethwick' by Frederick William Hackwood.  Published 1896, by Telephone Printing Co, Smethwick.

          'Smethwick Hall Boys' School. The History' by Michael Hall.  Published 1992, by Smethwick Hall Boys' School, Smethwick.

          'Smethwick from Hamlet to County Borough. A Brief History' by Kenneth Walter Inskip.  Published 1966, by Smethwick Corporation, Smethwick. 

          'Smethwick in Old Photographs' by John Maddison.  Published 1989, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'A Hundred Years of Engineering Craftsmanship. A Short History Tracing the Adventurous Development of Tangyes Ltd, Smethwick' by Rachel E Waterhouse.  Published 1957, London & Smethwick.

SNEYD FAMILY

          'The Diary of John William Sneyd For 1844: Muskets and Mining' by Marion Aldis and Pam Inder.  Churnet Valley Books,  1996 An illustrated diary of one year in the life of a Staffordshire gentleman. ISBN 1 897949 22 7 

          'John Sneyd's Diary 1815-1871 ‘Thirty Pieces of Silver’ byMarion Aldis and Pam Inder.  Churnet Books, 1998 ISBN 1 897949 44 8 

'The Sneyds & Keele Hall' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1967, University of Keele.

          'The Sneyds, Squires of Keele' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1976, by University of Keele.

SOCIAL & ECONOMIC HISTORY

            'The Diary of John William Sneyd For 1844: Muskets and Mining' by Marion Aldis and Pam Inder.  Churnet Valley Books,  1996 An illustrated diary of one year in the life of a Staffordshire gentleman. ISBN 1 897949 22 7 

          'Midland City. Wolverhampton Social & Industrial Survey' by Tom Brennan.  Published 1948, by Denis Dobson, London.

          'Stone, An Industrial Tour' by Fred Brook.  Published 1980, by Staffordshire Industrial Archeology Society, Rugeley. 

                    'From Little Acorns Grow. 150 Years of West Bromwich Building Society' by Carl Chinn.  Published 1999, by Brewin Books, Studley.  

           'Bilston Enamels of the 18th Century' by Tom Cope. Published by The Black Country Society, nd.   

          'West Bromwich Before the Industrial Revolution' by D. Dilworth. (publishing details unknown).

          'Potters at Play' by Mervyn Edwards. First in a social history of Stoke on Trent. Churnet Valley Books, 1997.   ISBN 1 897949 27 8 

           'Potters in Pubs' by  Mervyn Edwards 1997 No 2 in series on the social history of Potteries.ISBN 1 897949 36 7

          'Potters in Parks' by Mervyn Edwards No 4 in social history of Potteries.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999.  ISBN 1897949 59 6

          'The Iron Elwells - A family Social History' by Charles J L Elwell. Published by the author, 1992.

          'James Brindley Canal Engineer - A new perspective' by Kathleen M. Evans.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998.  ISBN 1 897949 35 9 

           'Staffordshire  Millennium Embroideries' by Sylvia M Everitt & Dianne Mannering. Churcnet Valley Books, (date unknown).  ISBN 897949 62 6

          'The Biddulph Players 1950-2000' ed Margaret Fernihough.  Churnet Valley Books, 2000.   ISBN 1897949 67 7

          'A Pint-sized History of the Staffordshire Moorlands' by Joan-Ann Grindley Photos Chris Rushton.  Churnet Valley Books,1996 ISBN 1 897949 25 1 

          'Houses and Everyday Life in Weston on Trent' by Barbara Hutton.  Published 1994, by Barbara Hutton, Weston-upon-Trent.

           'The Wardle Story: Sir Thomas and Lady Wardle, a Victorian enterprise' by Ann Jacques.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996.  ISBN 1 897949 17 0 

           'Old St. Edward Street, Leek' by Beryl Johnson. The families who lived on Leek’s finest street. Churnet Valley Books. (date unknown)

'The Sneyds & Keele Hall' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1967, University of Keele.

          'The Sneyds, Squires of Keele' by JM Kolbert.  Published 1976, by University of Keele.

           'School Days in Staffordshire' by Roy Lewis.  Published by Reflection of a Bygone Age, 1995.

          'The Sugdens of Leek. A Brief History of a Family Business' by George Alfred Lovenbury.  Published 1975, by Leek Post & Times, Newspaper House, Leek.

          'Staffordshire Millennium Embroideries' by Dianne Mannering.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

          'Burton-on-Trent, Its History, Its History, Waters and Its Breweries' by W. Molyneux.  Published by Trubner, 1869. 

           'The History of Psychiatry in North Staffordshire' by Myers.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1997.

          'The Development of Industry in Burton-upon-Trent' by CC Owen.  Published by Phillimore, Chichester, 1978.

           'The Potteries: Continuity and Change in  a Staffordshire Conurbation' by A. Phillips.  Published by Sutton Publishing, 1993.

          'Wednesbury Faces, Places and Industries' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1897, by R Ryder, Wednesbury.   

          'Industrial Locomotives of South Staffordshire' by Ray Shill.  Published by The Industrial Locomotive Society, 1993.

          'A Summary Guide to Holdings of Business  Records' published by Staffordshire Archives Service.

          'Some Stafforshire Characters' Staffordshire County County Council, Education Department (Local History Source book No. G.26), 1982.

          'Staffordshire Farming, 1700-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.15), 1973.

           'Staffordshire Farming Since 1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Lopcal History Source Book No. G.16), 1973

          'Staffordshire Population since 1660' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.20), 1975

'Staffordshire Family Collections': A Handlist of Family Papers in Staffordshire County Record Office & The William Salt Library', Staffordshire County Record Office, 1983.

           'A History of the 2nd Leek Scouts' by Basil Turner.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  ISBN 1 897949 29 4 

          'Hawkers Galore: Memories of a Uttoxeter Baker' byJohn Walker.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996 ISBN 1 897949 19 7.

          'A Hundred Years of Engineering Craftsmanship. A Short History Tracing the Adventurous Development of Tangyes Ltd, Smethwick' by Rachel E Waterhouse.  Published 1957, London & Smethwick.

          'A Sociological History of the City of Stoke-on-Trent' by Ernest James Dalzell Warrillow.  Published 1960, by Etruscan Publications, Stoke-on-Trent.  Silver Jubilee Edition published 1977, by Ironmarket, Newcastle. 

          'Life on the Dale' by Barry Williams. Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1 897949 52 9 

          
'The Black Country Nail Trade' by  Arthur Willets.  Published by Dudley Metropolitan Borough, 1987.

          'West Bromwich Yesterdays. A Short historical Study of the City of a Hundred Trades' by RD Woodall.  Published 1959, by Norman A Tector, Sutton Coldfield. 

SOW, RIVER

          'Ripples of Time - A historical journey along the River Sow' by Bruce Braithwaite. Countryside Publications Ltd. 1987. 

SPORTS 

          Cricket

          'The History of Bloxwich Cricket Club' by Jenkinson T.H. (1986)

          'One Hundred Not Out. Pelsall Cricket & Sports Club 1885-1985' by Tom Morgan.  Published 1985, by Warwickshire Publishing, Birmingham.

          'The Crowning Glory. Harborne Cricket Club, 1868-1996' by Alan Wild.  Published 1999, by Harborne Cricket Club, Harborne.

          Football

          'The Picks, the Story of Willenhall Pickwicks Football Club' by Horace & Peter Davis.  Published 1994, by Willenhall History Society.

          'Football in Leek' by Charles Diehl. 1893. Reprint from Churnet Valley Books.  

          Golf

          'Rudyard Lake Golf Club 1906-1926' by Basil Jeuda.  Churnet Valley Books, 1993.   ISBN 1 897949 04 9 £ 9.95
Ilustrated with previously unpublished photographs, uncovered by the author during the course of his NSR researches.

STAFFORD

           'The Church of St Mary, Stafford'.  Anon.  Published 1920, by SPCK, London. (Notes on Famous Churches & Abbeys, No 15) 

         'St Joseph's Convent, Stafford. It's History, Development & Present Day Activities'.  Anon.  Published 1948, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester. 

         'The Collegiate Church of St Mary, Stafford'.  Anon.  Published 1969, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester. 

'100 Years of business in Stafford 1900-2000' by Anne Andrews.  Published by  the Staffordshire Industrial Archaeology Society (date unknown)

'Around Stafford in Old Photographs' by Joan Anslow & Thea Randall.  Published 1991, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'Stafford in Old Photographs' by Joan Anslow & Thea Randall.  Published 1994, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'Stafford, the Story of a Thousand Years' by Paul Butters.  Published 1979, by Crescent Publishing Co, Tamworth. 

           'Yesterday's Town, Stafford' by Paul Butters.  Published 1984, by Barracuda, Buckingham. 

          'History of Stafford and Guide to the Neighbourhood' by Charles Calvert.  Published 1886, by J Halden & Son, Stafford. 

           'Stafford in Olden Times: Being a Reprint of Articles published in The Staffordshire Advertiser with illustrations'.  Compiled and edited by J L Cherry. J & C Mort, MDCCXC. A Limited Edition Reprint, 1991 for Ashbourne Editions. 

           'Stafford Past' by John Darlington.  Published 1994, by Stafford Borough Council. 

          'History of King Edward VI School, Stafford' by CG Gilmore.  Published 1953, by University Press, Oxford.

          'St Austin's, Stafford. A History of the Catholic Church in Stafford since the Reformation' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1962, by WH Smith & Sons, Stafford. 

          'A History of Stafford' by MW Greenslade, DA Johnson & CRJ Currie.  Published 1982, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

          'Notes for a History of King Edward VI Grammar School, Stafford' by J Sidney Horne, FT Nott & RC Lambert.  Published 1930, by RW Hourd & Son, Stafford. 

          'Stafford Castle & Castle Church' by James Sidney Horne.  Published 1933, by WD Bell & Sons, Stafford.           

          'A List of Families in the Archdeaconry of Stafford, 1523-33' by Ann Kettle (ed). (No further details available).

          'A Short History of the College of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert.  Published 1923, by Billing, Guildford.

          'St Mary's and the College Quarter of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert.  Published 1925, by Cornish Bros, Birmingham. 

          'The Royal Free Chapel of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert.  Published 1925, by Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.

          'The Story of St Mary's Church, Stafford' by Lionel Lambert.  Published by RW Hourd, Stafford, No Date. 

           'Stafford as it Was' by Roy Lewis & Joan Anslow.  Published 1980, by Hendon Publishing Co, Nelson. 

          'Stafford & District. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Roy Lewis.  Published 1991, by SB Publications, Market Drayton. 

          'Stafford Past' by Roy Lewis.  Published 1997, by Phillimore & Co, Chichester.           

          'Views of the Church of St Mary at Stafford, with an Account of its Restoration, & Materials for its History' by John Masfen the Younger.  Published 1852, London. 

          'The Staffords, Earls of Stafford & Dukes of Buckingham, 1394-1521' by Carole Rawcliffe.  Published 1978, by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.  

          'Town and Castle, a Concise History of Stafford during the Civil War' by Clive Simpson. Published 1989, by Partizan.

          'Railways in and Around Stafford' by Edward Talbot.  Published 1995, by Foxline, Stockport.          

STAFFORD FAMILY 

          'The Staffords, Earls of Stafford & Dukes of Buckingham, 1394-1521' by Carole Rawcliffe.  Published 1978, by Cambridge University Press, Cambridge.  

STAFFORDSHIRE

           'Pictorial Memories County Series: Staffordshire' (anon.)  Published by Frith Publishing, 1999.

          'Poster Books: Staffordshire' (anon.)  Published by Frith Publishing, 1999.

          'Staffordshire Within Living Memory' (anon).  Published 1992 by Countryside Books. 

          'Staffordshire: a Century in Photographs' (anon).  Published 1997 by Countryside Books. 

          'Roman Wall Site, Staffordshire'.  Published by English Heritage Publications, 1999.   

          'Staffordshire Census: 1851' (anon).  Published 1998  by Federation of Family History Societies (Publications). 

          'Notes on Some North Staffordshire Families' by P.W.L. Adams.  Published by Earley of Tunstall, 1930.

          'Pit Boy to Prime Minister - The Story of the Rt. Hon. Sir Joseph Cook, P.C.,G.C.M.G.' by G Bebbington. Published by Centre of Local & Community History, University of Keele (Staffrdshire Heritage Series, Volume I).

          'The Miners of Staffordshire 1840-1914' Edited by John Benson. Centre for Local History, University of Keele. (Staffordshire Heritage Series, Volume 4). 

          'Memorials of Old Staffordshire' by Rev W Beresford.  Published by George Allen, 1909. 

          'Staffordshire' by Vivian Bird.   Published by Batsford, 1984.

          'Ripples of Time - A historical journey along the River Sow'  by Bruce Braithwaite. Countryside Publications Ltd. 1987. 

          'Staffordshire and Black Country Airfields' compiled by Alec Brew. Published 1997 by the Chalford Publishing Company Limited.

           'A Legal Bi-Centenary 1760-1960 - The Archives of a Staffordshire Attorney'.  Compiled and Edited by S A H Burne, 1960.

          'The Staffordshire Encyclopaedia' by Tim Cockin. Published by The Malthouse Press, 2000. (date unknown). Limited edition

          'Staffordshire and the Potteries Factory Shop Guide' by Gillian Cutress &, Rolf Stricker.  Published 1998 ( Publisher DELETED TITLES)

           'Historic Staffordshire' by R Dent & J Hill.  Published by Midland Educational Co, Birmingham, 1896. 

          'Staffordshire' by Phil Drabble.  Published by Hale County Books, 1948.

          'Notes on Staffordshire Place Names' by W.H. Duignan.  Published London, 1902. 

         'Family Structure in the Staffordshire Potteries, 1840-1880' by Marguerite W. Dupree.  Published 1995 by Clarendon Press.

          'A Survey of Staffordshire' by Sampson Erdeswick.  Published by J.B. Nichols, 1844.  

          'Historic Houses and Gardens in Staffordshire, Shropshire and West Midlands' by Trevor Fisher.  Published 1997 by Quercus.

          'Pictorial Memories County Series: Staffordshire' by Francis Frith.  Published 1999 by Frith Publishing.

          'The Natural History of the County of Stafford' by Robert Garner.  Published by John Van Voost, 1844.   

          'A History of Staffordshire' by MW Greenslade & DG Stuart. by MW Greenslade & DG Stuart.  Published by Phillimore & Co Ltd, Chichester, W Sussex, 1998 (3rd Edition).

          'Staffordshire Curiosities & Antiquities' by FW Hackwood.  Published Handsworth, 1905. 

          "Staffordshire Folklore and Customs" by F.W.M. Hackwood.  Originally published in 1924. Republished by J.F.Hackwood in 1974.

          'Victorian Staffordshire Figures 1835-1875' by A. Harding & N. Harding.  Published 1960 by Schiffer Publishing.

          'Victorian Staffordshire Figures' by A. Harding & N. Harding.  Published (date unknown) by Schiffer Publishing.

          'Miller's Collector's Guide: Staffordshire Figures of the 19th and 20th Centuries' by Kit Harding. Published 2000 by Miller's Publications.

          'Shire County Guide, Staffordshire' by Peter Heaton.  Published by Shire Publications Ltd, Princes Risborough, Bucks, 1991 (2nd Edition). 

          'Staffordshire Railways' by M. Hitches.  Published 1995 by Sutton Publishing. 

          'Staffordshire Biographies' by T. Hollins.  Published  by Walk & Writer Ltd. (formerly Happy Walking International), 1995. 

          "The landscape of Anglo-Saxon Staffordshire: the charter evidence" by Della Hooke.  Published by  Department of Adult Education, University of Keele, Studies in Local Archaeology, No. 1), University of Keele, 1983.

          'Staffordshire and The Great Rebellion' edited by D. A. Johnson and D G Vaisey. Staffordshire County Council, 1964. 

          'Staffordshire Earthenware Animals: a Collector's Guide to History and Styles' by Adele Kenny. Published 1998 by Schiffer Publishing.

           "The printed maps of Staffordshire 1577-1850: a checklist"  (Second revised and corrected edition) by Geoffrey L. King.  Published by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts and Archives, Stafford, 1988. 

          'Izaak Walton and the Royal Deanery of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert. Published by J & C Mort Ltd. 1926. 

          'Agents of Revolution, John and Thomas Gilbert - Entrepreneurs' by Peter Lead. Centre for Local History, University of Keele, 1989. (Staffordshire Heritage Series, Volume 2).

           'School Days in Staffordshire' by Ross Lewis.  Published by Reflection of a Bygone Age, 1995.

          'The King's England. Staffordshire' edited by Arthur Mee. edited by Arthur Mee.  Published by Kings England Press, Carlton, S Yorkshire, 1994 (New Edition).  (First published 1937 by Hodder & Stroughton Ltd)

          'Great Men of Staffordshire' by Laurence Meynell.  Published by Bodley Head, 1955.   

          'Victorian & Edwardian Staffordshire from Old Photographs' by Pamela Murray & Robert Frost.  Published by Batsford, 1997. 

          "The Beauties of England and Wales: Staffordshire" by J. Nightingale. (1813)(details unknown)

          'A Topographical & Historical Description of the County of Stafford' by Rev Mr Nightingale.  Published by Serwood, Neely & Jones, 1820. 

          'The Place Names of Staffordshire, Part One, Cuttlestone Hundred' by J.P. Oakden.  Published 1984 by The English Place Name Society.

          'OS / Philip's Street Atlas: Staffordshire'.  Published 1998 by Philip's OS Publications.

          'The Staffordshire Landscape' by DM Palliser.  Published by Hodder & Stoughton, 1976. 

          'Earth Mysteries of the Three Shires' by Doug Pickford.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996. ISBN 1 897949 16 2 
(Magic, mystery and the supernatural accompany these travels around the shires of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire).

          'The Happy Highways: The Highlands of Staffordshire Revisited - Ray Poole.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998.   ISBN 1 897949 40 5 

          'The Natural History of the County of Staffordshire' by Robert Plot.  Published Didsbury, 1686.   Reprinted EJ Morton, 1973. 

          'Staffordshire Poets' by CH Poole & R Markland.  Published by N Ling, Lytham, 1928. 

          'Staffordshire Place-names'  by Anthony Poulson Smith.
Published 1995 by Countryside Books.

          'The Folklore of Staffordshire' by John Raven.  Published by Batsford, 1978.  

          'Staffordshire & the Black Country' by Michael Raven.  Published by Michael Raven, 1988.

          'A History of Printing in North Staffordshire' by A Rotherham & M Steele.  Published by North Staffs Polytechnic, 1975.

          'The Old Parish Churches of Staffordshire' by Mike Salter, published by Folly Publications, 1996.

          'Industrial Archaeology of Staffordshire' by R Sherlock.  Published by David & Charles, Newton Abbot, 1976. 

          'Civic Strife in the Midlands 1642-1651' by R E Sherwood. Published by Phillimore & Co. Ltd. 1974. 

          'The History and Antiquities of Staffordshire' 2 vols. by Stebbing Shaw.  Published by J. Nichols & Son, London 1798-1801.  (Republublised by EP Publishing Ltd. in collaboration with Staffordshire County Library.

         'Bibliotheca Staffordiensis'  by Rupert Simms.  Printed by AC Lomas, The Johnson's Head, Lichfield. 1894.

         'Staffordshire Place-names', by Anthony Poulson Smith.  Published by Countryside Books, 1995. 

          'Staffordshire' by WB Smith.  Published by Cambridge University Press, 1915.

          'The Staffordshire Village Book' compiled by the Staffordshire Federation of Women's Institutes.  Published by Countryside Books, Newbury, & SFWI, Stafford, 1988.

          'Staffordshire Within Living Memory' by Staffordshire Federation of Women's Institutes.  Published by Countryside Books, Newbury, 1992.  

          'Staffordshire. A Shell Guide' by Henry Thorold.  Published by Faber, 1978.   

          'The distinctive surnames of North Staffordshire. Vol 1 : Surnames derived from local placenames and landscape features' by Edgar Tooth.  Published 2000 by Churnet Valley Books. 

          'Migration Trends in Staffordshire From the Late Thirteenth Century to the Early Fourteenth Century (1250-1350), As Evidenced by Place-Name Surnames' by Warick Webster.  Published 1984 by University Of Birmingham, 

          'A Summary Guide to Holdings of Business  Records' published by Staffordshire Archives Service. 

           'Staffordshire Roads, 1700-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (local History Source Book No. G.1), 1968 (Revised 1975).

          'Poor Relief in Staffordshire, 1662-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Boom No. G.2), 1975.' 

          'Coal Mines in Staffordshire' Staffordshire County Coucil, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.3), 1968 (Revised 1982).

          'Staffordshire Farming, 1700-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.15), 1973.

          'Staffordshire Farming Since 1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Lopcal History Source Book No. G.16), 1973

          'Staffordshire Population since 1660' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (Local History Source Book No. G.20), 1975

          'Some Stafforshire Characters' Staffordshire County County Council, Education Department (Local History Source book No. G.26), 1982.

         'Staffordshire Family Collections': A Handlist of Family Papers in Staffordshire County Record Office & The William Salt Library', Staffordshire County Record Office, 1983.

          'Staffordshire County Record Office and William Salt Library, List of Staffordshire parish Registers Transcripts and Copies (Excluding Bishop's Transcripts', Staffordshire County record office & William Salt Library, 1984.  

         "Collections for a History of Staffordshire", Staffordshire Record Society.

          'The Victoria History of the Counties of England.  Staffordshire'.  Puiblished by Oxford University Press

STANDON

          'The History of Standon: Parish, Manour and Church, with 200 Years of Registers' by Edward Salt.  Published 1888, by Cornish Bros, Birmingham.

STANLEY

          'The Old Road to Endon' R. Speake ( ed.).  Published by Churnet Valley Books, (date unknown).   

STODDARD FAMILY

          'The Stoddards of Rushton Spencer. A Short Account of the Ancestors of Anthony Stoddard of Boston, Massachusetts, who emigrated there in about 1638' by Jeanne Stoddard.  Published 1979, by Rushton Spencer-Stoddard Memorial Fund, London.

STOKE-ON-TRENT

          'On the Mortality of the Parish of Stoke-upon-Trent, with reference to its causes, and the ratio of deaths among children and potters' by John Thomas Aldridge.  Published 1864, by T Crewe, Newcastle.

          'An Illustrated History of Stoke and North Staffordshire's Railways' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Irwell Press, 2000.

          'More Memories of Stoke-on-Trent' by Syd Bailey (ed).  Published by True North Books (date unknown).

          'The Methodists of Penkhull Village' by H Eva Beech.   Published 1986, by Penkhull Methodist Church, Stoke-on-Trent. 

          'Memories of Stoke-on-Trent' by Peggy Burns.  Published by True North Books (date unknown).

          'Stoke-on-Trent In Old Photographs' by Tim Corum & Ian Lawley.  Churnet Balley Books, 1992.   ISBN 0750902 49 3

          'Penkhull Memories' by Elizabeth Fanshawe.  Published 1983, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

          'The Archdeaconry of Stoke-on-Trent. Historical Notes, etc' by Sanford William Hutchinson.  Published 1893, by Bemrose & Sons, London. 

          'The Church on the Hill, or 100 Years in a Potteries' Parish. A Short History of the Parish & Church of St John, Goldenhill, Stoke-on-Trent' by Jack James.  Published 1944, Stoke-on-Trent.

          'Stoke-on-Trent. Federation and After' by John Gilbert Jenkins.  Published 1985, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

           'Hulton Abbey. Stoke-on-Trent's Cistercian Abbey' by Thelma W Lancaster.  Published 1981, 1984, by City Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent. 

          'Stoke-on-Trent' by I. Lawley.  Published 1994 by Sutton Publishing.

           'The Stoke to Market Drayton Line, & Associated Canals & Mineral Branches' by CR Lester.  Published 1983, by Oakwood, Trowbridge, Wiltshire. 

          'The Story of Christ Church, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, 1832-1982' by John G Llewellyn. Published 1982, by JG Llewellyn, Tunstall.  

          'Stoke-on-Trent Past & Present' by Kevin Long.  Published by Alan Sutton (date unknown).

          'The Potteries - A Photographic Record' by Donald Morris.  Published by Sigma Leisure (date unknown).

          'The History of the City of Stoke-on-Trent & the Borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme' Compiled by Robert Nicholls from the history published by John Ward.  Published 1931, by Wood, Mitchell & Co, Hanley. 

           'The Church and Ancient Parish of Stoke-upon-Trent' by Richard Talbot.  Published 1969, by Richard Talbot, Stoke-on-Trent. 

          'Inns and Inn Signs in and near Burslem, in Stoke-on-Trent' by William Edward Tate.  Published 1944, by Warwick Savage, Burslem. 

          'Stoke-on-Trent: A Pictorial History' by Alan Taylor.  Published by Phillimore (date unknown).

          'The Borough of Stoke-upon-Trent...' by John Ward.  Published 1843, by W Lewis & Son, London.  Republished 1969, by SR Publishers Ltd, Wakefield, Yorkshire.

          'A Sociological History of the City of Stoke-on-Trent' by Ernest James Dalzell Warrillow.  Published 1960, by Etruscan Publications, Stoke-on-Trent.  Silver Jubilee Edition published 1977, by Ironmarket, Newcastle. 

STONE

          'Stone, An Industrial Tour' by Fred Brook.  Published 1980, by Staffordshire Industrial Archeology Society, Rugeley. 

           'A History & Guide to Stone Parish Church, Staffordshire' by Norman Atkins Cope.  Published 1958, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester.

          'Stone in Staffordshire. The History of a Market Town' by Norman Atkins Cope.  Published 1972, by Wood, Mitchell & Co, Hanley. 

          'Researches into the History of the Parish and Parish Church of Stone, Staffordshire' by William Highclere Bowers & John W Clough. Published 1929, by Midland Educational Co, Birmingham.

          'Stone, Sandon & Barlaston. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Jane, Joy & Tony Priestley.  Published 1988, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

STOURTON

          'A Short History of Stourton Castle & the Royal Forest of Kinver' by Capt RM Grazebrook.  Published 1919, by Mitchell Hughes & Clarke, London.

STRETTON

           'The Parish of Lapley-with-Wheaton Aston' by Mary Weate.  Published 1982, by Lapley Parish Council. 

SUGDEN FAMILY

           'The Sugdens of Leek. A Brief History of a Family Business' by George Alfred Lovenbury.  Published 1975, by Leek Post & Times, Newspaper House, Leek.

SUPERNATURAL  

          'Earth Mysteries of the Three Shires' by Doug Pickford.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996. ISBN 1 897949 16 2 
(Magic, mystery and the supernatural accompany these travels around the shires of Cheshire, Derbyshire and Staffordshire).

SUTTON, JOHN DE

          'The Two Johns (John de Sutton, Baron Dudley & John Bredhill), Patron & Parson.  Chapters from the Kingswinford History' by David Reginald Guttery.  Published 1969 by Dudley Libraries, Museums & Arts Department.    

SWINSCOE

          'Swinscoe, Blore and the Bassetts' by David and Martine Swinscoe. Published by Churnet Valley Boos, 1998.

SWYNNERTON 

          'An Account of the Family of Swynnerton, of Swynnerton and Elsewhere in the County of Stafford' by Hon George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman.  Published 1886, by Harrison & Sons, London.

SWYNNERTON FAMILY

          'An Account of the Family of Swynnerton, of Swynnerton and Elsewhere in the County of Stafford' by Hon George Thomas Orlando Bridgeman.  Published 1886, by Harrison & Sons, London.

TALKE

          'Kidsgrove, Talke and Mow Cop, a Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Roger Simmons.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

TAME VALLEY

          'The Tame Mills of Staffordshire'  by D Dilworth.  Published by Philimore, 1976. 

TAMWORTH

           'A Handbook of Tamworth...' by Thomas Cooke.  Published 1876, by J Thompson, Tamworth. 

           'City on the Peel - A History of Tamworth and District, 1818-1976' by Roger Milliss.  Published 1980, by Reed, Sydney. 

          'Tamworth Parish Church' by HC Mitchell.  Published 1935, by Alcuin Press, Welwyn. 

          'Tamworth Tower and Town' by HC Mitchell.  Published 1936, by WF Woodcock & Sons, Tamworth.

          'A Short History of Tamworth Castle' by HC Mitchell.  Published 1937, by WF Woodcock & Sons, Tamworth. 

           'The Story of Tamworth Church' by William Morton.  Published 1924, by Tamworth Herald Co. 

          'Tamworth Castle...' by Rev Henry Norris.  Published 1899, by D Smith, Tamworth. 

          'The History & Antiquities of the Collegiate Church of Tamworth' by Charles Ferrers Raymund Palmer.  Published 1871, Tamworth.  

          'History of the Baronial Family of Marmion, Lords of the Castle of Tamworth' by Charles Ferrers Raymund Palmer.  Published 1875, by Thompson, Tamworth. 

          'The Families of Early Tamworth' by Christine Smith.  Published 1994, by C Smith, Tamworth.

          'The Early Families of Tamworth, Capital of Mercia' by Christine Smith.  Published 1982, by C Smith, Tamworth. 

          'History of the Town and Castle of Tamworth' by Charles Ferrers Raymund Palmer.  Published 1875, by J Thompson, Tamworth.  

          'The History of the Borough and Parish of Tamworth in the Counties of Warwick and Stafford' by John & Henry Wood Roby.  Published 1826, by J Nichols & Son, London.

          'Around Tamworth in Old Photographs' by Richard Sulima. Published 1994, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'St Editha and Tamworth Church' by John Ralph Willington.  Published 1896, by D Smith, Tamworth & Art & Book Co, London. Published 1896, by D Smith, Tamworth & Art & Book Co, London. 

          'Borough by Prescription - A History of the Municipality of Tamworth' by Henry Wood.  Published 1958, by Tamworth Corporation.

          'Medieval Tamworth' by Henry Wood.  Published 1972, by Tamworth Borough Council.

          'Tamworth Borough Records' by Henry Wood.  Published 1952, by Tamworth Corporation.

          'The Tamworth Herald Co's Presentation Almanac for 1880' Published 1879, by Tamworth Herald Co. 

TATON, WILLIAM

          'William Taton of Leek, 1869-1969' by Max A. Taton.  No further details known.

TETTENHALL

            'Tettenhall & Pattingham. (The Archive Photograph Series)' by Alex Brew.  Published 1997, by Chalford, Stroud, Gloucestershire.   

          'A History of Tettenhall' by MW Greenslade, DA Johnson, & NJ Tringham.  Published 1984, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives. 

          'History of Tettenhall College' by GV Handcock.  Published 1963, by Tettenhall College, Tettenhall. 

          'A Tettenhall History' by GV Handcock.  Published 1991, by Broadside, Tettenhall.  

          'A History of the Parish of Tatenhill in the County of Stafford' by Sir Reginald Hardy.  Published 1907 in 2 volumes, by Harrison & Sons, London.

          'A History of the Parish of Tettenhall, in the County of Stafford' by James P Jones.  Published 1894, by Simpkin & Marshall, London. 

          'Around Tettenhall and Codsall in Old Photographs' by Mary Mills.  Published 1990, by Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Bilston, Tettenhall & Wednesfield. (Images of England Series)' by Mary Mills & Tracey Williams.  Published 1998, by Tempus, Stroud, Gloucestershire.  

          'Tettenhall' by John Raven.  Published 1990, by Broadside, Tettenhall.

          'By Road & Rail to Tettenhall' by Ned Williams.  Published 1980, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton.

TEXTILE INDUSTRY

           'The Wardle Story: Sir Thomas and Lady Wardle, a Victorian enterpris' by Ann Jacques.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996.  ISBN 1 897949 17 0 

TIPTON

          'Tipton in Old Photographs' by John Brimble & Keith Hodgkins.  Published 1995, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Tipton in Old Photographs. A Second Selection' by John Brimble & Keith Hodgkins.  Published 1997, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'A History of Tipton, Staffordshire' by John Parkes.  Published 1915, by Elton & Brown, Tipton.  

          'Tipton, Wednesbury and Darlaston' by R Pearson.  Published by Alex Sutton Publishing Ltd, Phoenix Mill, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Report to the General Board of Health on a Preliminary Inquiry into the Sanitary Conditions of the Parish of Tipton' by W Ranger.  Published 1855, by Eyre & Spottiswoode, London. 

          'Any Road Up. Memories of Life in Tipton' by Heather Wastie.  Published 1998, by Moving Finger, Smethwick. 

TITTENSOR

          'Trentham and Tittensor. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Dennis Morris.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

TIXALL

          'St John's Church, Tixall: A Brief Guide and History' by Anne Andrews.  Publisher unknown (author?).

          'Tixall Letters, or, the Correspondence of the Aston Family and their Friends during the Seventeenth Century ' by Arthur Clifford.  Published in Two Volumes 1815, by Longman & Co, London. 

          'A Topographical & Historical Description of the Parish of Tixall in the County of Staffordshire' by Sir Thomas Hugh & Arthur Clifford.  Published 1817, by M Nouzon, Paris. 

          'A History of Tixall - 1 - Tixall's Churches - A history of a small village church and some of its connections' by Ann Andrews. Hanyards Press 1995.

TRAMS

          'Trams and Buses in Burton' by Stanier, West, Stanier.  Published by Carlton Publishing, 1991.

TRANSPORT

          General

          'A History of Wolverhampton Transport. Vol 2. 1929 to 1969' by Paul Addenbrooke.  Published 1995, by Birmingham Transport Historical Group, Droitwich Spa.   

          'Wolverhampton on Wheels' by Simon Dewey & Ned Williams.  Published 1991, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton.

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and Leek Canal and the North Staffordshire Railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.  

          'A History of Wolverhampton Transport. Vol 1. 1833 to 1930' by Osmond Wildsmith.  Published 1989, by Birmingham Transport Historical Group, Birmingham. 

          Canals

           'James Brindley'  by Harold Bode. (self-published?).  2nd edition 1983, reprinted 1999. 

          'The Leek Canal & Rudyard Reservoir' by Harold Bode.  Published 1984, by H Bode, Leek. 

          Walking guide to parts of theWorcester & Birmingham, Stourbridge and Staffordshire and Worcestershire canals. Stourport-on-Severn' by Anna Carter.  Published  by Tempus, 2000. 

          'Three Staffordshire Canals' by JWS Dunicliff.  Published by Walk & Write Ltd., 1992.

         'James Brindley Canal Engineer - A new perspective' by Kathleen M. Evans.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998.  ISBN 1 897949 35 9 

          'The Canals of the West Midlands' (2nd Ed) by Charles Hadfield.  Published 1969 by Augustus M Kelley

          'Walking the Canals of the West Midlands' by Michael R Kettle. 
Published 1999 by Abel Publishing, 

          'Staffordshire & Worcestershire Canal' by J Ian Langford , Published 1975 by Goose & Son, 

          'The Trent & Mersey Canal' by Peter Lead.  Published by Moorland Publishing (date unknown).

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and Leek Canal and the North Staffordshire Railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.  

          'The Trent & Mersey, Kidsgrove's Canal' by Philip R Leese.  Published 1978, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford. 

          'The Stoke to Market Drayton Line, & Associated Canals & Mineral Branches' by CR Lester.  Published 1983, by Oakwood, Trowbridge, Wiltshire.  

          Railways

           'Locomotives of the North Staffordshire and LT & S Railways' by M.C.V.Allchin.  Published by Railway Hobbies Ltd, 1943.

          'Birchenwood and its Locomotives' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 1975.

          'The Cheadle Railway, a History of...' by Allan Baker.  Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford Forum. 

          'The Cheadle Collieries and Their Railways' by Allan Baker.  Published 1986, by Trent Valley, Burton-on-Trent. 

           'The Potteries Loop Line' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Trent Valley Publications, 1986.

          'Industrial Locomotives of North Staffordshire' by Allen Baker.  Published by Industrial Railway Society, 1997.

          'An Illustrated History of Stoke and North Staffordshire's Railways' by Allan C. Baker.  Published by Irwell Press, 2000.

          'Reminiscences of the Knotty' by Des Brailsford.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd. (date unknown).

         'The North Staffordshire Railway Co. 1846-1849' by G.H.Bould.  Published by author (date unknown).

          'North Staffordshire Wagons' by GF Chadwick.  Published by Wild Swan, 1993.

          'The North Staffordshire Railway' by Rex Christiansen & R.W. Miller.  Published by David & Charles, 1971.

          'Portrait of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Rex Chrisiansen.  Published by Ian Allen Publishing, 1997.

          'Historical map of the Canals of North Staffordshire; by Richard Dean.  Published by M&M Baldwin, 1997.

          'North Staffordshire Album' by George Dow.  Published by Ian Allan, 1970.

          'Trentham - The Hall, Gardens and Branch Railway' by C.T. Goode.  Published by The Oakwood Press (date unknown).

          'LMS Engine Sheds Volume Four: The Smaller English Constituents' by Chris Hawkins & George Reeve.  Published by Wild Swan Publications, 1984.

          'Staffordshire Railways' by M. Hitches.  Published 1995 by Sutton Publishing. 

          'North Staffordshire Locomotives' by Ken Hopkins.  Pub;sihed by Trent Valley Publications, 1986.

          'The Leek & Manifold Light Railway' by S.C. Jenkins.  Published by The Oakwood Press, 1991.

          'Leek, Caldon & Waterhouses Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd (date unknown).

          'Memories of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Cheshire Libraries, 1986.

          'The Knotty - an illustrated survey of the North Staffordshire Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Lightmoor Press, 1996.

          'The Churnet Valley Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Lightmoor Press, 1999.

          'Limestone Quaries of Caldon Low' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by Churnet Calley Books, 2000.

          'The Churnet Valley Railway' by R. Keys and The North Staffordshire Railway Society.  Published by Moorland Publishing Company (date unknown).

          'The Manifold Valley & its Light Railway' by R. Keys & L. Porter.  Published by Moorland Publishing Company, 1972.

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and Leek Canal and the North Staffordshire Railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.  

          'Manifold Valley Railway, an anthology' by Eric Leslie.  Published by Oakwood Press (date unknown).

          'The Stoke to Market Drayton Line, & Associated Canals & Mineral Branches' by CR Lester.  Published by Oakwood Press, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, 1983.

          'Staffordshire Railway Stations' by Roy Lewis.  Published by Reflections of a Bygone Age, 1996.

          'The North Staffordshire Railway' by "Manifold".  Published by Henstock, 1952.

          'Shropshire & Staffordshire Railways remembered' by Leslie Oppitz.  Published by Countryside Books (date unknown).

          'Leek and Manifold Valley Light Railway' by Lindsey Porter.  Published by Ashbourne Editions (date unknown).

         'North Staffordshire Railway Locomotives & Rolling Stock' by R.W. Rush.  Published by The Oakwood Press, 1981.

          'Industrial Locomotives of South Staffordshire' by Ray Shill.  Published by The Industrial Locomotive Society, 1993.

          'British Railways Layout Plans : Vol. 4 ex-North Staffordshire Railway Lines' by Signalling Record Society.  Published by Signalling Record Society, 1992.

          'Railways in Staffordshire : Local History Source Book No9' by Staffs. C.C. Education Department.   Published by Staffordshire County Council (date unknown).  Possibly similar to below.

          'Staffordshire Railways' by Staffs. C.C. Education Department.  Published by Staffordshire County Council, 1981.

          'Railways In and Around Staffordshire' by Edward Talbot.  Published by Foxline Publishing, 1998.

          'Railways in and Around Staffordshire' by Edward Talbot.  Published 1995, by Foxline, Stockport. 

          'The Leek & Manifold Light Railway' by Keith Turner.  Published 1980, by David & Charles, Newton Abbot.

          'Railways in and around Burton upon Trent' by H.N. Twells.  Published by Challenger Publishing (date unknown).

          'Railways in Burton and the Trent Valley' by H.N.Twells.  Published by Trent Valley Publications (date unknown).

          'By Road & Rail to Tettenhall' by Ned Williams.  Published 1980, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton. 

         Road

         'The Story of Walsall Turnpike Roads & Tollgates' by William Frederick Blay.  Published 1932, by J & W Griffin, Walsall.   

          'The Happy Highways: The Highlands of Staffordshire Revisited - Ray Poole.  Churnet Valley Books, 1998.   ISBN 1 897949 40 5 

          'Staffordshire Roads, 1700-1840' Staffordshire County Council, Education Department (local History Source Book No. G.1), 1968 (Revised 1975). 

          'Trams and Buses in Burton' by Stanier, West, Stanier.  Published by Carlton Publishing, 1991.

          'By Road & Rail to Tettenhall' by Ned Williams.  Published 1980, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton.  

          'The Yoxall Bridge - Ashbourne Turnpike Road, 1766-1889' by Yoxall History Class, edited by Denis Stuart.  Published 1979, by Dept of Adult Education, University of Keele.     

          Waterways      

          'Staffordshire Waterways' by David E Owen. Published by the Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port, 1986. 

TRENTHAM

           'Trentham at War' by Graham Bebbington.  Published by Churnet Valley Books (date unknown).

          'Trentham - The Hall, Gardens and Branch Railway' by C.T. Goode.  Published by The Oakwood Press (date unknown).

          'Trentham and Tittensor. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards' by Dennis Morris.  Published 1987, by Brampton, Loggerheads. 

          'The Early History of Trentham' by William Molyneux.  Published 1878, by Staffordshire Newspaper Printing Co, Newcastle.  

TRYSULL

          'A History of Wombourne, Bobbington & Trysull. (extract from the Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX)' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1990, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.

TUNSTALL

          'A History of Tunstall' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1981, by Staffordshire County Library, Stafford.

          'The Story of Christ Church, Tunstall, Stoke-on-Trent, 1832-1982' by John G Llewellyn. Published 1982, by JG Llewellyn, Tunstall.  

TUTBURY

          'An Historical Description of Tutbury Castle & Priory, with some account of the Town & Neighbourhood'.  Anon.  Published 1843, H Wayte, Tutbury.  

           'The Story of the Priory Church of St Mary the Virgin, Tutbury, Staffordshire' by Norman Edwards, Vicar of Pensnett.  Published 1939, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester. 

          'Medieval Tutbury, A History of the Monastery, Church & Castle' by Norman Edwards, Vicar of Pensnett.  Published 1949, by AC Lomax's Successors, Lichfield. 

          'Historical Description of the Castle & Priory of Tutbury..' by John Jackson.  Published 1796, London. 

          'History of the Castle, Priory & Town of Tutbury' by Sir Oswald Moseley.  Published 1832, by Simpkin & Marshall, London.

          'The Natural History of Tutbury' by Sir Oswald Moseley.  Published 1863, London. 

          'The Day the Dump went Up', in 'Two Stories of Wartime Burton' Mark Rowe.   Published by Mark Rowe, 1999.

          'Guide to Tutbury Castle, Staffordshire' by Robert Somerville.  Published 1960, by Duchy of Lancaster, London.

          'History of Tutbury and Rolleston' by Charles Haywood Underhill.  Published 1949, by Tresises, Burton-upon-Trent.

UTTOXETER

          'The Traveller on the Hill-Top: Mary Howitt, Victorian Authoress' by Joy Dunicliff.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999 ISBN 1 897949 50 2 


          'A General history of Uttoxeter', by J. Edmunds.  Published by the Uttoxeter & District Civic Society, n.d.

          'The Caldon Canal and Tramroads, including the Uttoxeter and Leek Canal and the North Staffordshire railway'  by Peter Lead.   Published 1979, by Oakwood Press, Blandford. Second enlarged Edition  published 1990, by Oakwood Press.

          'History of Uttoxeter' by Francis Redfern Reprint of Second Edition, with inset map from First Edition.  Churney Valley Books, 1998. Limited edition of 325 copies. 

          'Uttoxeter Characters' by G N Sanbrooke.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997. 

          'Hawkers Galore: Memories of a Uttoxeter Baker' by John Walker.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996 ISBN 1 897949 19 7.

WALL

          'Roman Wall Site, Staffordshire'.  Published by English Heritage Publications, 1999. 

WALSALL

          'Walsall as it Was' by John Benson & Trevor Raybould.  Published 1978, by Hendon Publishing Co, Nelson. 

          'The Story of Walsall Turnpike Roads & Tollgates' by William Frederick Blay.  Published 1932, by J & W Griffin, Walsall. 

          'Walsall: Past & Present' by Howard D Clark.  Published 1905, by T Kirby & Sons, Walsall. 

          'Memories of Walsall' by Alton Douglas.  Published 1989, by Birmingham Post & Mail, Birmingham. 

          'A History of Walsall' by CRJ Currie, MW Greenslade & DA Johnson.   Published 1988, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford. 

          'The Origins and Early History of the Walsall Leather Trades', by  Michael Glasson  Published by Walsall MBC, 1997.

         'Two Hundred Years of Walsall Leather' by  Michael Glasson.  Published by Walsall MBC, 1999.

          'The Walsal Leather Trade: Saddlers to the World' by Michael Glasson.  Published by Tempus Publishing, 2003.

          'History of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall' by EL Glew.  Published 1856, Walsall.

          'We Lived There. Memories of Caldmore & Palfrey' by Joyce Hammond & Chris Latimer.  Published 1990, by Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council, Walsall. 

          'I Remember Pheasey' by Joyce Hammond.  Published 1994, by Walsall Local History Centre, Walsall.  

          'The Corporation of the Borough and Foreign of Walsall' by Ernest James Homeshaw.  Published 1960, by Walsall Council, Walsall. 

         'The Book of Walsall' by Marilyn Lewis & David Woods Published 1987, by Barracuda, Buckingham.

          'Walsall in Old Photographs' by Marilyn Lewis & Douglas Gilbert.  Published 1988, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucester. 

           'In the Leather: Walsall Leatherworkers Remember' by  David Mills.  Published by Walsall MBC, 1997.

           'In the Leather Vol 2' by David Mills.  Published by Walsall MBC, 2001.

          'Guide to Walsall' by W Henry Robinson.  Published 1889, by W Henry Robinson, Walsall. 

          'Borough of Walsall. Calendar of Deeds & Documents belonging to the Corporation..' by Richard Sims.  Published 1882, by T Kirby, Walsall. 

          'Walsall's Stuart Constables' by Josiah Turner.  Published 1936, by Walsall Historical Association, Walsall. 

          'A History of Walsall & its Neighbourhood' by Frederic W Wilmore.  Published 1887, Walsall.  Republished 1992, by SR Publishers, Wakefield. 

          'Walsall, Aldridge, Bloxwich & District, a Portrait in Old Picture Postcards'  by Eric  Wooley.  Published by SB Publications, Loggerheads, 1989.

          'Walsall, Aldridge, Bloxwich & District in Old Picture Postcards' by Eric Woolley.  Published 1989, by SB Publications, Loggerheads. 

          'The Charter of the Corporation of Walsall' Published 1774.  Facsimile published 1925, by T Kirby & Sons, Walsall. 

          'Byegone Days & Memories from Walsall' Published 1991, by Stylus, Bolton. 

          'Local Lives' Published 1992, by Walsall Local History Centre, Walsall.

          'A Documentary History of Walsall & District in the Nineteenth Century'.  West Midlands College of Higher Education, 1983.

WALTON, IZAAK

          'Izaak Walton and the Royal Deanery of Stafford' by Lionel Lambert. Published by J & C Mort Ltd. 1926. 

WARDLE

          'The Wardle Story: Sir Thomas and Lady Wardle, a Victorian enterpris' by Ann Jacques.  Churnet Valley Books, 1996.  ISBN 1 897949 17 0 

WATERHOUSES

          'Leek, Caldon & Waterhouses Railway' by Basil Jeuda.  Published by North Staffordshire Railway Co (1978) Ltd (date unknown).

WATERWAYS

          'Staffordshire Waterways' by David E Owen. Published by the Boat Museum at Ellesmere Port, 1986. 

WEDGEWOOD

           'Wedgewood & His Times- In Rhyme 1730-1795' by Fred Leigh.  Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

          'Josiah Wedgewood' by Richard Tames.  (details unknown).   

WEDNESBURY

          'A History of Wednesbury, in the County of Stafford' by JN Bagnall.  Published 1854, by William Parke, Wolverhampton. 

          'Wednesbury in Old Photographs' by Ian M Bott.  Published 1994, by Alan Sutton Publishing, Stroud, Gloucestershire. 

          'Footsteps of John Wesley in Wednesbury' by EA Dingley.  Published 1938, by Epworth Press, London. 

          'History of Wednesbury' by John F Ede.  Published 1962, by Wednesbury Corporation, Wednesbury.  

          'The Wednesbury Papers' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1884, by R Ryder, Wednesbury. 

          'Olden Wednesbury, Its Whims and Ways' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1889, by Ryder & Son, Wednesbury.

          'Wednesbury Workshops' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1889, by Horton Bros, Wednesbury. 

          'Wednesbury Faces, Places and Industries' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1897, by R Ryder, Wednesbury. 

         'Religious Wednesbury, Its Creeds, Churches & Chapels' by FW Hackwood.   Published 1900, by Herald Press, Dudley.

          'Wednesbury Ancient and Modern' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1902, by Ryder & Son, Wednesbury. 

          ''Tipton, Wednesbury and Darlaston' by R Pearson.  Published 1989 by Alen Sutton Publishing Ltd, Phoenix Mill, Stroud,  Gloucestershire.

          'The Bitter Sacred Cup. The Wednesbury Riots, 1743-44' by J Leonard Waddy.  Published 1976, by Pinhorns, London. 

          'Modern Christianity, Exemplified at Wednesbury, and other Adjacent Places in Staffordshire' by John Wesley.  Published 1745, by John Gooding, Newcastle uponTyne.

WEDNESFIELD

          'Bilston, Tettenhall & Wednesfield. (Images of England Series)' by Mary Mills & Tracey Williams.  Published 1998, by Tempus, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

          'Wednesfield and Heath Town in Old Photographs' by Elizabeth Rees & Mary Mills.  Published 1992, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

        'Wednesfield - the field of Woden'  by John L Smallshire. Published 1978
by Workers Education Association - Wolverhampton Branch.

WERRINTON

          'Werrington - Yesterday's Voices', by Elizabeth W. Bass.  1983.

WEST BROMWICH

          'A History of West Bromwich' by GC Baugh, MW Greenslade & DA Johnson.  Published 1987, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford. 

          'From Little Acorns Grow. 150 Years of West Bromwich Building Society' by Carl Chinn.  Published 1999, by Brewin Books, Studley.

          'West Bromwich Before the Industrial Revolution' by D. Dilworth. Published 1973 by Black Country Society,  Tipton.

          'Memories of West Bromwich' by Alton Douglas & Dennis Moore.  Published 1990, by Beacon Broadcasting, Wolverhampton. 

          'A History of West Bromwich' by FW Hackwood.  Published 1895, by Birmingham News & Printing Co, Birmingham.

          'The Story of All Saints Parish Church, West Bromwich' by Percy Hartill.  Published 1935, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester & London. 

          'A Short History of West Bromwich' by West Bromwich Public Libraries.  Published 1964, by West Bromwich Public Libraries. 

          'A History of West Bromwich (with pedigrees)' by Mary Willett.  Published 1882, by Free Press Co, West Bromwich. 

          'West Bromwich Yesterdays. A Short historical Study of the City of a Hundred Trades' by RD Woodall.  Published 1959, by Norman A Tector, Sutton Coldfield. 

WEST MIDLANDS

          'The West Midlands from AD 1000 (A Regional History of England)', by Marie B. Rowlands. Published by Longman.

          'The Castles and Moated Mansions of Staffordshire and the West Midlands County' by Mike Salter. Folly Publications, 1989.  

WESTON-UPON-TRENT

          'Houses and Everyday Life in Weston on Trent' by Barbara Hutton.  Published 1994, by Barbara Hutton, Weston-upon-Trent.

WETTON

          'History of Wetton, Thor's Cave, & Ecton Mines...' by James Roberts.  Published 1900, by J Osborne, Ashbourne. 

WHEATON ASTON    

          'The Parish of Lapley' by Michael Albutt.  Published 1991 by Griffin 

          'The Parish of Lapley-with-Wheaton Aston' by Mary Weate.  Published 1982, by Lapley Parish Council.

          'Wheaton Aston as it was - A selection of photographs donated by the people of and Wheaton Aston Wheaton Aston' by J Wilmot.  Published 1991 by The Wheaton Aston and Lapley Society.

WHISTON

          'The House on the Plain - A Whiston History' by John Williams.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.   ISBN 1 897949 34 0 

WHITMORE

          'Keele, Madeley & Whitmore: Old Picture Postcards' by  Morris et al.  Churnet Valley Books, 1990.   ISBN 1871528 10 0

WHITTINGTON

          'A Walk through the History of Whittington' compiled by Whittington and District History Society and published through the Lichfield Press 2003.  ISBN 0 905985 33 8.

WILLENHALL

          'Images of England - Willenhall to Horseley Fields' by Alex Brew.  Published 1998, by Tempus Publishing, Dursley.

          'Our Town, Willenhall' by Sam & Mary Clayton.  Published 1990, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton.

          'The Picks, the Story of Willenhall Pickwicks Football Club' by Horace & Peter Davis.  Published 1994, by Willenhall History Society.

          'Street Names of Willenhall' by Horace Davis & Willenhall History Society.  Published 1995, by Walsall Local History Centre.

          'Cholera in Willenhall' by Horace Davis.  Published by Willenhall History Society (n.d.). 

          'Doctor Tonks and the Memorial Clock' by Horace Davis.  Published by Willenhall History Society (N.D.). 

          'An Outline History of Willenhall' by Brenda Fraser & Members of the Local History Group of Community Interaction.   Published 1984, by Willenhall Community Interaction. 

          'The Annals of Willenhall' by Frederick W Hackwood.  Published 1908, by Whitehead Bros, Wolverhampton.  Reprinted 1990, by Walsall Local History Centre. ISBN 0-94665-219-8. 

          'History of Willenhall' by Norman W Tildesley.  Published 1951, by Willenhall Urban District Council. 

          'The History of St Giles Church, Willenhall' by Norman W Tildesley.  Published 1969, by British Publishing Co, Gloucester.

          'Willenhall Urban District Council, 1894-1966' by Willenhall History Society.  Published 1994, by Willenhall History Society.

          'The Second World War in Willenhall' by Willenhall History Society.  Published 1995, by Willenhall History Society.

          'Willenhall on old Picture Postcards' by Eric Woolley.  ublished 1991, by Reflections of a Bygone Age, Nottingham.  

WOLSTANTON

          'The Bells of Wolstanton' by Helen Harwood.  Churnet Valley Books, 1997.  The history of St Margaret’s Church, Wolstanton and its bells.

WOLVERHAMPTON

          'A History of Wolverhampton Transport. Vol 2. 1929 to 1969' by Paul Addenbrooke.  Published 1995, by Birmingham Transport Historical Group, Droitwich Spa.  

          'Images of Wolverhampton'.  Anon.  Published 1995, by Breedon Books, Derby.  

          'The Origins of Wolverhampton to 1085...' by George J Barnsby.  Published 1985, by Wolverhampton Borough Council. 

          'The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Wolverhampton' by John Cuthbert Berners Hall-Matthews.  Published 1993, by RJL Smith, Much Wenlock.

          'Midland City. Wolverhampton Social & Industrial Survey' by Tom Brennan.  Published 1948, by Denis Dobson, London.

          'Wolverhampton on Wheels' by Simon Dewey & Ned Williams.  Published 1991, by Uralia Press, Wolverhampton.

          'Memories of Wolverhampton' by Alton Douglas & Dennis Moore.  Published 1991, by Beacon Broadcasting, Wolverhampton. 

          'A Short Historical Account of the Collegiate Church of St Peter, Wolverhampton' by Frederick Hall.  Published 1865, London. 

          'Man of Wolverhampton (the life & times of Sir Charles Marston)' by Marjorie von Harten & Melissa Marston (his daughters).  Published 1979, by Coombe Springs Press, Daglingworth. 

          'Anglo Saxon Wolverhampton, The Town & its Monastery' by D Hooke & TR Slater.  Published 1986, by Wolverhampton Library & Community Services.

          'The Bibliography of Wolverhampton. A Record of Local Books, Authors & Booksellers.' by George T Lawley.  Published 1890, by Price & Beebee, Bilston. 

          'History of Wolverhampton' by Gerald P Mander & Norman W Tildesley.  Published 1906, by Wolverhampton CB Corporation.

          'Early Wolverhampton Books & Printers, with a note on some playbills' by Gerald Poynton Mander.  Published 1922, by Whitehead Bros, Wolverhampton. 

          'The Book of Wolverhampton. The Story of an Industrial Town' by Frank Mason.  Published 1979, by Barracuda Books, Buckingham.  

          'Yesterday's Town, Wolverhampton.' by Frank Mason.  Published 1982, by Barracuda Books, Buckingham. 

          'Mapping the Past, Wolverhampton 1577-1986' by Mary Mills.  Published 1993, by Wolverhampton Council.

          'Wolverhampton (Archive Photograph Series)' by Mary Mills & Tracey Williams.  Published 1996, by Chalford Publishing. ISBN 0-752406027 

          'An Historical & Descriptive Account of the Collegiate Church of Wolverhampton' by George Oliver.  Published 1836, Wolverhampton. 

          'Wolverhampton in the 1930s & '40s' by Elizabeth Rees.  Published 1988, by Hendon, Nelson. 

          'Steen & Blacket's Original Illustrated Wolverhampton Guide & Visitors Handbook' by Steen & Blacket.  Published 1871, by Steen & Blacket, Wolverhampton. 

          'The Collegiate Church of St Peter, Wolverhampton' by Norman W Tildesley.  Published 1970. 

          'History of Wolverhampton' by Chris Upton.  Published 1998, by Phillimore & Co, Chichester.

           'A History of Wolverhampton Transport. Vol 1. 1833 to 1930' by Osmond Wildsmith.  Published 1989, by Birmingham Transport Historical Group, Birmingham. 

          'Wolverhampton. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards'. by Eric Wooley.  Published 1989, by SB Publications, Loggerheads. 

          'Wolverhampton. A Portrait in Old Picture Postcards, Volume 2' by Eric Wooley.  Published 1992, by SB Publications, Market Drayton. 

WOMBOURNE

          'A History of Wombourne, Bobbington & Trysull. (extract from the Victoria County History of Staffordshire, Vol XX)' by MW Greenslade.  Published 1990, by Staffordshire Libraries, Arts & Archives, Stafford.  

          'Wombourne What Was' by May Griffiths.  Published 1990, by Uralia, Wolverhampton.

          'Around Pattingham & Wombourne in Old Photographs' by Mary Griffiths, Peter Leigh & Mary Mills.  Published 1992, by Alan Sutton, Stroud, Gloucestershire.

WOMEN OF STAFFORDSHIRE

          'Famous Women of North Staffordshire' by Patricia Pilling.  Published by Churnet Valley Books, 1999.

WOOD FAMILY

          'The Wood Family of Burslem. A Brief Biography of those of its members who were Sculptors, Modellers, & Potters.' by Frank Falkner.  Published 1912, by Chapman & Hall, London.  Reprinted 1972 by EP Publishing.

WRINEHILL

          "Portrait of a Community" Edited by Mavis Smith, Published by Betley and Balterley Parish Council, 1999, In print, 144 pages.

WORLD WAR II

see under Military History

WYCHNOR

          'The Story of Wychnor. Written for the Schoolchildren of Wychnor' by Edith Harrison.  Published 1934, by AC Lomax's Successors, Lichfield.

YOXALL

          'The Yoxall Bridge - Ashbourne Turnpike Road, 1766-1889' by Yoxall History Class, edited by Denis Stuart.  Published 1979, by Dept of Adult Education, University of Keele.

          A social history of Yoxall in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth
Centuries' by Denis Stuart (ed).  Published by University of Keele, 1990.