Old Books & Publications

Addingham Books (published by The Addingham Civic Society):
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'Addingham - From Brigantes to Bypass' A definitive history of the village, by Kate Mason £5.00
imofpast 'Addingham - Glimpses from the Past' An anthology of photographs of old Addingham £2.00
manorgarthcover 'Manor Garth' A history of the field at the heart of Addingham, by Arnold Pacey £1.50 countrywalksaroundaddinghamcover 'Country walks around Addingham' by Alison Armstrong £2.00
Woolcombers Wortseds Watermills Cover 100_149 'Woolcombers Worsteds and Watermills' by Kate MasonAddingham saw the development of some of the earliest worsted spinning mills in Yorkshire. This book tells the story from when woolcombers and weavers worked in local farmhouses to the closure of the mills in the 1960's and 70's. £3.50 viewfrommoorside
'Addingham: A View from The Moorside' (2008) Studies of local history initiated by Kate Mason and carried on by Arnold Pacey, Alison Armstrong & Malcolm Birdsall. ISBN 987 0 9555236 1 8--£5.00
Main Street book Front Cover 100_151 Main Street Memories  by Don Barrett, Beryl Falkingham & Gloria Stitt

Present day Addingham is very different to what it was during the Second World War and the 1950s. This book describes the everyday life of two young girls growing up on Main Street during the war.

Paperback: £4.00, from Addingham Newsagents, direct from Addingham Civic Society or Amazon (there may be a carriage charge)

 
 William Bradley Book IMG_1979 100_150 William 'Bill' Bradley Addingham's Most Inventive Engineer. Inventor of textile machinery and unique motorcycles for his successful attempts to master cross-country trials riding. By Don Barrett & Ian Crawshaw Paperback: £4.00, from Addingham Newsagents, direct from Addingham Civic Society or Amazon (there may be a carriage charge)
 addingham houses book image 101_150 Addingham Houses 1750 – 1850  by Arnold PaceyBefore 1750 Addingham was a small farming community but during the next 100 years the village was transformed by the coming of the textile industry.Paperback: £3.50, from Addingham Newsagents or Amazon (there may be a carriage charge) E-Book version from Amazon: £1.99  We who Served cover 100_150v2 We who served...               by Catherine Snape From Addingham, a village with a population of less than 2000, over 400 men marched to fight in the 1914-18 war. This book tells about the families and their men who went to war.Paperback: £10.00, from Addingham Newsagents or Amazon (there may be a carriage charge)
The above publications are available in Addingham Newsagents and at Civic Society meetings (or contact info@addinghamcivicsociety.co.uk or Steve Lloyd on 01943 830853).