The History of Wheathampstead and Harpenden in Six parts

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WEA/History Publishing Society publications, 1973-2000

Founder members of the Society published the narrative of their researches as members of Workers' Educational Association (WEA) classes (1970-1973) in a series of booklets, Wheathampstead & Harpenden, published by Harpenden & St Albans WEA and by the History Publishing Society (HPS):

Book 1 – The Settlement of Wheathampstead & Harpenden - from earliest times to c.1500 (WEA, 1973) 

Book 2 – New Men & a New Society - sixteenth and early seventeenth centuries (WEA, 1974) - £2

Book 3 – Church and Chapel (WEA, 1975) 

Book 4 – The Age of Independence - from the Civil War to the Industrial Revolution (HPS, 1978)

Book 5 – The Old Order Changeth - the places, the people, their work, problems and pleasures in the nineteeth century (HPS, 1991)

Book 6 – The Schools (WEA, 1976) 

Comprehensive Index to Wheathampstead & Harpenden, Harpenden, A Picture History & About Wheathampstead (HPS, 2000) 

Harpenden, A Picture History (WEA, 1973) 

About Wheathampstead (WEA, 1974)  

Some second hand copies are available.

This page was added by Rosemary Ross on 14/02/2012.

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