Local studies subject box files


Within each box are originals or copies of news cuttings, printed articles and ephemera which can all be photocopied if desired. The list is split into "Saffron Walden" and "Villages".

The Subject Box Files as at August 2021.


Topic Box title Topic Box title
Town Brief Histories and Guides Bldgs 1 Myddlton Place (YH)
Pamphlets Buildings
Saffron Crocus Timber-framed and Pargetting
Museum, Town Library and Corn Exchange Wall paintings, Orname3ntal Fountain, Mazar bowl
Bridge End Gardens Religion Religions
Saffron Walden Maze Non-conformist churches
Admin Local Admin Businesses Communications and Transport
Social Services Trade and Industry
Fire Earth Sciences
Cemetary Agriculture
Workhouses Architecture
Pollution Archaeology
Crime Pottery
Interests Festivals and Carnivals War Walden at War
Saffron Walden Pageant Essex War Minutes: Agricultural Executive Committee; SW District Advisory Committee
Royal events People Genealogy
Sports & pastimes: Scouts & Guides; Sealed Knot; Walking Families
Sports & pastimes: Theatre & Musicals; Opera; Orchestra Roman Period
Folklore, Ghosts, Witches & Customs Sundry Politics
Education Primary Education Economics
Secondary Education Happenings: Crime, Riot, Fire & Flkood
Higher Education Post Office Venue


Box title Box title
Arkesden Lindsell, Dutton Hill
Ashdon Littlebury, Catmere End
Audley End, house & village Manuden, Farnham
Bardfield - Great & Little Newport
Bartlow, Hadstock & Linton Quendon, Henham, Ugley, Rickling Green
Berden, Birchanger Radwinter
Broxted, Elsenham Sewards End, Stebbing
Bumpsteads, The Stanstead
Chesterfords - Great & Little Steeple Bumpstead, Bertrams Glover Estate
Clavering Strethall
Debden - Airfield & Village Takely, Mill Hill Green
Dunmow - Great & Little Thaxted
Elmdon, Duddenhoe End, Chrishall Wendens Ambo, Wicken Bonhunt
Finchingfield, Sampford Widdington
Hempstead Wimbish

There are also very many books on the various villages, as well as a great many on Saffron Walden and Essex in general.

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