Willersey Information Sources and Books

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Information sources for Willersey families and village history.

Barnfather painting of St Peter's

This painting of St Peter's Church is by Micheal Barnfather. It measures 48in x 18in.

Willersey Show Day

Information sources and books for Willersey families and Willersey history.

If you are researching your family history and have been lead to Willersey or Saintbury, or you are looking into the area's history here are some sources which may be of use.

The Gloucestershire Archives hold a wealth of information. They are open Tuesday to Saturday. You will need proof of your name, address and signature.
You might also find the historical census data on our family history page useful.

Here is a list of some books with some content about Willersey and/or Saintbury:-
    Title     Author     Date Published     Publisher
  A Descriptive History of the town of Evesham   George May     1845     Whittaker & Co. and J. B. Nichols & Son
   Broadway    Algernon Gissing     1904     J M Dent and Sons Ltd
   Highways and Byways in Oxford & the Cotswolds    Herbert A Evans, illustrations Frederick Griggs     1905     Macmillan and Co., Limited
   The Footpath Way in North Gloucestershire    Algernon Gissing     1924     J M Dent and Sons Ltd
   The Footpath Way in Gloucestershire       Later edition with some colour photographs        2009     The History Press
    World without End     H J Massingham     1932     R Cobden-Sanderson Ltd
   The King's England - Gloucestershire    Arthur Mee     1933         Hodder and Stoughton Ltd    
    Cotswold Country     H J Massingham     1937     B T Batsford Ltd, London
    Guide to the Cotswolds     H J Massingham and Clough Williams-Ellis     1945     Ward Lock & Co., Limited
    The Cotswolds     Edith Brill     1955     William Clowes and Sons, Limited
   Willersey and Saintbury Vol I and II    Limited Edition     1965         Willersey Women's Institute    
   The King's England Revised - Gloucestershire    Arthur Mee     1966         Hodder and Stoughton Ltd    
    Gloucestershire and the Cotswolds     David Verey     1970     Penguin Books - The Buildings of England
    The Minor Pleasures of Cotswold     Edith Brill and Peter Turner     1971     J M Dent and Sons Ltd
    History, People and Places in the Cotswolds     J Allan Cash     1974     Spurbooks Limited
    Cotswold Villages     June R.Lewis     1974     Robert Hale Limited
    The Cotswolds - A New Study     Edited by Charles and Alice Mary Hadfield     1973     David & Charles : Newton Abbot
    Along the Cotswold Ways     G.R.Crosher     1976     Cassell & Co., Limited, London
    HistoricaL Monuments in the County of Gloucester        Volume One Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments        1976     Her Majesty's Stationery Office
    The Cotswolds     Brian Smith     1976     B T Batsford Ltd, London
    The Cotswolds     Josceline Finberg     1977     Eyre Methuen Ltd, London
   Victorian & Edwardian Cotswolds from old photographs    David Viner     1983     B T Batsford London
    Cotswold Ways     Edith Brill     1985     Robert Hale Limited
    The Magic of the Cotswold Way     Mollie Harris     1987     Chatto and Windus Ltd
    The Cotswolds     Geoffrey N. Wright     1991         David & Charles Publishers plc    
    The Cotswold Journal     Various Reporters     1992 onwards         The Journal Series, Evesham    
    The Cotswolds     Robin Whiteman & Rob Talbot     1987         George Weidenfeld & Nicolson Ltd    
   The Gloucestershire Village Book        Gloucestershire Federation of Women's Institutes         1987         CountrysideBooks, Newbury & GFWI, Gloucester    
   Discovering the Cotswolds        Charles W J Withers         1990         John Donald Publishers Ltd    
   Campden    CADHAS Members, Editor Allan Warmington     2005         Vale Press Ltd    
   The Cotswolds Explorer Map OL45    4cm to 1km - 2½ inches to 1 mile     2009         Ordnance Survey    
   Slow Cotswolds    Caroline Mills     2011         Bradt Travel Guides UK    
   North Cotswold Pubs through Time    Geoff Sandles     2012         Amberley Publishing, GL5 4EP    
   The Cotswolds Town and Village Guide    Peter Titchmarsh     2014         Reardon Publishing    
   Complete Footpath Guide to Broadway    Barry Hill & Nigel Casseldine     2014         Finial Press    
   Drawn Three Ways    A.E.Harvey     2016         William B. Erdman Publishing Company    

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