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PUBLISHED BOOKS ON THE HISTORY OF BENSON

The Ditmas History of Benson  by Edith Ditmas

 

Benson resident Miss Edith Ditmas completed her comprehensive and scholarly History of Benson, from Roman times to the twentieth century, in 1983. All her original text and diagrams are included with, additionally, a number of historic photos and two important appendices: a wide-ranging review of below ground archaeology by County Archaeologist Paul Smith, and a splendid set of historic maps of Benson selected and introduced by expert John Leighfield - some in full colour.
 
Price £15.00    Postage (UK) £2.00
 
 
 
War Memorial and Graves Book of Remembrance by William Burtt & Alastair Jack
The deeply moving stories of the people behind the names on the War Memorial and the War Graves, arranged chronologically and indexed alphabetically. The book covers both world wars.
 
Price £5.00    Postage (UK) £2.00
 
 

 

 

​Benson: A Century of Change 1900-2000 by Janet Burtt and Peter Clarke
A profusely illustrated picture of family and business life in the village and the huge social and physical changes of the century. The authors are both local people.
 
​Price £12.00    Postage (UK) £2.00
 
 
 
 
Benson: A Village Through its History edited by Kate Tiller
 
This scholarly book is the most comprehensive history of Benson ever published. It examines the landscape, the buildings and, above all, the people who have shaped the character of the village for more than a millennium.
Price £12.00    Postage (UK) £2.00

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