Society Publications

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Book Release Event

28 June 2024!

The King of the Vagabonds


The remarkable story of a notorious, brazen imposter with numerous aliases and a frequent guest of goals and workhouses across the country. This publication consists of a fact based biography together with his obituary and three of his autobiographies (all quite different), one of which was serialised in The Bucks Advertiser for 33 weeks between June 1878 and February 1879.

Copies available at £12 + p&p. Society Members £10

An Historical and Ecological Study. Following the death of Tessa in 2020, it was decided to honour her memory by printing a third edition, adding colour and reflecting some of the changes that have occurred in the 16 years since the 2nd Edition while keeping some of the hand drawn, kitchen table character of the original. The profits are being shared by BBOWT and Weston Turville Historical Society as Tessa had instructed. Copies available at £10.00 + p&p.

School Memories

a book of memories of school life collected from past pupils of the Old School in School Lane. Copies available at £7.50 + p&p.

The Manor House Weston Turville a history of this important building over the last 1000 years, by Margaret Cox. Sadly, Margaret passed away in 2019, but her book has been made available to download (click on cover) by her sister Rosemary, with a request that readers make a donation towards the Toybox Charity in support of street children in Latin America

Weston Turville A History

A reprint of Hamish Eaton’s definitive book first published in 1997.  Copies available at £20.00 + p&p. (Members £17.00)

Also available for those who bought the first edition (red cover) are indexes to Illustrations and to Village Names & Places, plus a few corrections.  Price £1 + p&p.

War Diaries -  a record of daily life in Weston Turville in the 1940s by John Lawton, headmaster of the Old School, transcribed by Ray Lawton.

Copies available at £10.00 + p&p.

Full Colour Millennium Trail Poster 58.5cm x 89cm. £5 (£4 members) + p&p.

Millennium Trail - A one hour circular trail around the village, describing many points of interest on the way.   Price £1 + p&p. 

1850s Pub Crawl - Walk past many of Weston Turville's public houses and alehouses past and present.   Price £2 + p&p. 

"Memories of a Weston Turville Boy" by Mick Dubberley 

An eyewitness account of the village around the time of the Second World War.

Copies available at £8.25 + p&p.

A History of the Church of St Mary the Virgin

by Glynn White was published in December 2010

Though this is not a Society publication, this book can also be purchased via