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Waller III: Harrold.<br> Jane Shaw: Octavia.<br> Ann Allsopp, A History of Luton from Conqueror to Carnival.</i><br> About Bedford Architecural, Archaeological & Local History Society.<br><br> <p><span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 100 October 2017.</span><br> Some Significant Women with Bedford Connections by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Consuming passions   Shops & Shopping in Georgian Bedford (1714-1837) by Bob Ricketts.<br> Holidays at Home  in Bedford during the Second World War by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Bedford s Commemorative Plaques by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>David Ingham (editor): Bedfordshire Archaeology, Volume 27.<br> David Ingham, Jeremy Oetgen & Anna Slowikowski: Newnham: a Roman bath house and estate centre east of Bedford.<br> Richard Morgan: New Light on Dr. George Witt, 1804-69, Part 2.</i></span><br> Royal Flying Corps Home Defence Squadron 75  Goldington.<br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 99 April 2017.</span><br> A bookless town   Bedford s Libraries, 1700 to 1972 by Bob Ricketts.<br> Searching for a Des Res  in 1910  McConnells Property Register, July 1910 by Bob Ricketts.<br> The Statue of Sir William Harpur That Bedford Missed Out On by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Bedford-born military hero is recognised by a blue memorial plaque by Stuart Antrobus.<br> From our Cardington Correspondent  by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>An Unassuming County: The Making of the Bedfordshire Countryside by Brian Kerr.<br> War-Torn Skies, Bedfordshire by Paul Johnson.<br> New Light on Dr George Witt, 1804-69, Part I by Richard Morgan.</i></span><br> A guide to local & family history resources at Bedford Central Library.<br> Details of Bedfordshire Local History Association Annual Conference.<br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 98 October 2016.</span><br> The Life, Times & Campaigns of William Roff by Bob Ricketts.<br> How to speak "Bedfordshire" - Thomas Bachelor's "An Orthoepical Analysis of the Dialect<br> of Bedfordshire" by Bob Ricketts.<br> The Gentlemen's Magazine: possible uses to local historians by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Batt's Ford. Fords, Fallacies, Filth and Ferries by Alan Crawley. <br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>The Parish of St. Lawrence, Willington, its Church And Vicars by Gordon Vowles.<br> Poachers, Thugs and Thieves. A history of crime in North Bedfordshire by Des Hoar.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 97 April 2016.</span><br> Votes for Women - the suffrage movement in Bedford by Bob Ricketts.<br> Life on the Home Front in Bedford during the Great War: What local newspaper advertisements<br> tell us, 1914 - 18 by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Public Transport in 19th Century Bedford by Alan Crawley.<br> That 'Eureka' moment. (Further information into the history of 1-4 St Paul's Square) by Pamela Birch.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>Bedford's Musical Society (BHRS Vol. 94) by Michael Benson.<br> The fortunes of Sandy Baptist Church in the later nineteenth century by Peter Steere.<br> The Bedford Chronicles (The Story so far ...) by Karen Frye & Alasdair Bright.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 96 October 2015.</span><br> Howbury Hall & Estate, Renhold, 1603 - 1939 by Bob Ricketts.<br> Elementary Education in Ampthill until the Twentieth Century by Penny Stanbridge.<br> A dip into the historic postcard photograph collection at Bedford Central Library by Stuart Antrobus.<br> The rescue of 1 - 4 St Paul's Square by Nancy Clare Falloon.<br> 1 - 4 St Paul's Square, Bedford, 555 years of the properties and their people by Pamela Birch.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>The Rise of Methodism A Study of Bedforshire 1736 - 1851 by Jonathan Rodell.<br> A Visit to Japan in 1906 by Dorothy Shuttleworth. Marion Maule (editor).<br> Willington in the Eighteenth Century The Marlborough period and Willington and the Russells by Robert Bollington. </i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 95 April 2015.</span><br> Bedford Workhouse Boy Wins the Victoria Cross by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Zeppelin Scares and Raids in Bedfordshire by Bob Ricketts.<br> Dame Alice Street in Earlier Times by Alan Crawley.<br> Bedford's Roman Villa by Elizabeth Sayer.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>Pride of Peacocks: A memoir of a Bedford firm of auctioneers, estate agents and surveyors By Keith Lazenby.<br> Old Warden Tales of Tenants & Squires by Christine Hill.<br> Open Fields of England by David Hall.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 94 October 2014.</span><br> "This is where we came in" - The Development of Cinema in Bedford by Stuart Antrobus.<br> The Rise and Fall of the Ouse Navigation to Bedford by Bob Ricketts.<br> Book Review by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>The Buildings Of England Bedfordshire Huntingdonshire and Peterborough<br> by Charles O'Brien and Nikolaus Pevsner.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">Bedford Local History Magazine 93 April 2014.</span><br> A Tour of Biddenham in 1891 - Part 1 by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Brief History of Hockliffes, Bookseller by Bob Ricketts.<br> Mill Street in Earlier Times by Alan Crawley.<br> Book Review by Bob Ricketts:<br> <span id ="s5"><i>Bedford Town Centre Statues: A Self-Guided Walk with Street Map by Stuart Antrobus.<br> Newport Pagnell Cromwell's Garrison Town by Jack Reynolds.<br> Willington and the Danes Myth and Reality by Gordon Vowles.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 92 October 2013.</span><br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i>The Castles of Bedfordshire by James Scott Petre.<br> A History of Silsoe by Roger Bradshaw. The Village of Biddenham Through the Ages<br> by Katherine Fricker, Mary McKeown &Diana Toyn.</i></span><br> Policing Victorian Bedford - Part 3 by Bob Ricketts.<br> Silent Faces - Part 2 by Stuart Antrobus.<br> A Short History: (8) Cardington Bridge by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 91 April 2013.</span><br> Book Review by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> Haunted Bedford by William H. King.</i></span><br> Our Society is 125 years old by Sylvia Woods & Bob Ricketts.<br> A Visit to Thurleigh in 1919 by Bob Ricketts. <br> What Bradshaw said about Bedford by Bob Ricketts.<br> The Story of a Vacant Plot (at the foot of Bedford Bridge) by Alan Crawley.<br> Policing Victorian Bedford - Part 2 by Bob Ricketts. <br> Silent Faces - Part 1 by Stuart Antrobus. <br> Mark Rutherford by Nick Wilde.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 90 October 2012.</span><br> Policing Victorian Bedford - Part 1 by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Short History: (7) The Clarence Hotel. <br> From the archives - a visit to Millbrook in 1919 by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 89 April 2012.</span><br> Book Review by Alan Cox:<span id ="s5"><i> Bedford Then & Now in Colour by Richard Wildman and Alan Crawley.</i></span> <br> Bedford and the Limpet Mine by Alan Crawley. <br> A Short History: (5) The Swan Hotel by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Short History: (6) Waterloo - "A place where every description of vice abounds" by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 88 October 2011.</span><br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> Murder in Flitwick Wood by Mark Steinhardt.<br> The Curious Mr Howard Legendary Prison Reformer by Tessa White.</i></span><br> Book Review by Stuart Antrobus:<span id ="s5"><i> Prisoners of War in Bedfordshire by Stephen Risby.</i></span><br> The Motor Meet of 1899 by Alan Crawley.<br> How Bedford celebrated the peace in 1814 by Bob Ricketts.<br> John Bull - Bedford's oldest Jewellery firm by Stuart Antrobus.<br> A Short History: (3) Bedford Park by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Short History: (4) Chetham, Sons & Biffen by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 87 April 2011.</span><br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> The Reverend Augustus Orrlebar by Gordon Vowles.<br> Bedford St Luke's A Bit of Church History by David Bunney.<br>Barmy Bedfordshire by Dick Dawson.</i></span><br> The R101 & 136 Goldington Road, Bedford by Alan Crawley.<br> Two visits to Britannia Ironworks by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Short History: (1) Putnoe Wood by Bob Ricketts.<br> A Short History: (2) The Falcon Inn, Bletsoe by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 86 October 2010.</span><br> A Tour of Goldington in April 1891: Part II by Bob Ricketts.<br> Stories from the grave: the Obituaries Index at Bedford Central Library by Stuart Antrobus.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 85 April 2010.</span><br> A Tour of Goldington in April 1891: Part I by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 84 October 2009.</span><br> Book Review by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i>The Windmills and Watermills of Bedfordshire by Hugh Howes.</i></span><br> Egg on the Screen by Dick Gardener (the last chief projectionist at the Granada Cinema, Bedford).<br> Fasionable interests - antiquarianism & archaeology in Georgian and Victorian Bedford by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 83 April 2009.</span><br> Bedford's last Town Crier by Bob Ricketts.<br> The politics of water - battles for Bedford's water supply by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAALHS Newsletter 82 October 2008.</span><br> Book Review by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> The Bousfield Diaries; a middle class family in late Victorian Bedford.</i></span><br> The Laxtons in Bedford (1879 - 1957) by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 81 April 2008.</span><br> Bedford Racecourse (1730 - 1873) by Bob Ricketts.<br> Book Review by Alan Cox:<span id ="s5"><i> Bedford 50 Years Ago by the late Victor J. Farrar.</i></span><br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> Lost Villages of Bedforshire by Dick Dawson; Spy Capital by Stephen Bunker.</i></span><br> Book Review by Sylvia Woods:<span id ="s5"><i> Bernard West's Bedfordshire, Gordon Vowles (ed.).</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 80 October 2007.</span><br> The Bedford Saxon Sword by Alan Crawley.<br> Book Review by Sylvia Woods:<span id ="s5"><i> My Neck of the Woods - a childhood in Bedford's Black Tom by Violet Tompkins.</i></span><br> The History of Bedford's Post - Part Two by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 79 April 2007.</span> (First of the A4 format)<br> Bedford Bridge by Bob Ricketts.<br> Book Reviews by Bob Ricketts:<span id ="s5"><i> From Saxons to Speed: A New History of Old Bedford by Dr Ian Freeman.<br> Sam Whitbread: Plain Mr. Whitbread: Seven Centuries of a Bedfordshire Family.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 78 October 2006.</span> (Last of the A5 format)<br> The Shefford Murderers, or the sad case of Mary Rainbow by Nick Wilde.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 77 April 2006.</span><br> The Restoration of Moggerhanger House by Bob Ricketts.<br> Straw-Plaiting by Margaret Carpenter.<br> 'Haste Post Haste' - The History of Bedford's Post. Part One by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 76 October 2005.</span><br> A Short History of the House of Industry and the Workhouse in Bedford by Margaret Carpenter.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 75 April 2005.</span><br> The Wagstaffes of Ravensden by Dr. I. P. Freeman.<br> The Bedford Storm of 1672 by Bob Ricketts.<br> The Tracking Down of a Lost Railway Engine by Alan Crawley.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 74 October 2004.</span><br> Bedford's Victorian and Edwardian Sub-Post Offices by Bob Ricketts.<br> 78 Derngate by Bob Rickets.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 73 October 2003.</span><br> Bedford's Motoring Heritage by Richard Wildman and Alan Crawley.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 72 April 2003.</span><br> Letters to New Brunswick (1838-45): A Diary of Life and Times in Milton Ernest (2) by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 71 October 2002.</span><br> Bedford Middle Class Public School by Sylvia Woods.<br> Shannon (An engine on the Sandy to Potton railway) by Alan Crawley.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 70 April 2002.</span><br> Howard Congregational Church, Mill Street, Bedford - Some Historical Background by Stephen Coleman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 69 Ocober 2001.</span><br> Letters to New Brunswick (1839 - 1845): A Diary of Life and Times in Milton Ernest (1) by Bob Ricketts.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 68 April 2001.</span><br> The Chapel of Herne, alais St. Mary Angulo by Dr. Ian P. Freeman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 67 October 2000.</span><br> The "Pre-History" of the Suspension Bridge by Dr. Ian P. Freeman.<br> A Brief History of St. Leonard's Hospital, Bedford by Stephen R. Coleman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 66 April 2000.</span><br> Society news and details of events only.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 65 October 1999.</span><br> From the Archives (2) by Alan Crawley.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 64 April 1999.</span><br> From the Archives (1) by Alan Crawley.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 63 October 1998.</span><br> Postscript on the Old George by Ian Freeman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 62 April 1998.</span><br> Some Commercial History in St. Mary's Street, Bedford by Stephen Coleman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 61 October 1997.</span><br> Bedford by Gas Light - 1833 to 1900 by Jack Clark.<br> The Angel and the George in Bedford by Ian Freeman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 60 April 1997.</span><br> The Cardington Cross - The Final Move by Jack Clark.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 59 October 1996.</span><br> The River Port of Bedford by Jack Clark.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 58 April 1996.</span><br> Some Clocks and Clockmakersof Old Bedford by Jack Clark.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 57 October 1995.</span><br> Bedford to London - by Stage Coach by Jack Clark.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 56 April 1995.</span><br> The Three Crosses of Cardington by Jack Clark.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 55 October 1994.</span><br> Society news and details of events only.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 54 April 1994.</span><br> Archaeology along the Bedford Southern Bypass by Nick Shepherd.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 53 October 1993.</span><br> Society news and details of events only.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 52 April 1993.</span><br> Ha'Penny Piece - A Field Full of History by Ron Brightman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BALHS Newsletter 51 October 1992.</span><br> Recent Archaeological Work Around Bedford by Bedfordshire County Council Archaeology Service.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 50 April 1992.</span><br> Book Review by Sylvia Woods: <span id ="s5"><i>Bedford - A Pictorial History by Richard Wildman.</i></span><br> Excavations at Stratton, Biggleswade by Drew Shotliff.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 49 September 1991.</span><br> The King's Ditch, Bedford by Ian Freeman<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 48 April 1991.</span><br> Excavations at Warren Villas Quarry by A.Maul, P. Gentil and H. Parslow.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 47 September 1990.</span><br> Excavations at Salford Quarry 1988-90 and Excavations at Mill Farm Cardington 1989.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 46 April 1990.</span><br> Speed and Accuracy by Ian Freeman.<br> The Bedford Bypass.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 45 October 1989.</span><br> Excavations at Sandy Municipial Cemetery.<br> Excavations at Warren Villas, Sandy.<br> The Society's (BAS) Possessions.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 44 April 1989.</span><br> Bedford's Early Churches by Ian Freeman.<br> Book Review by Richard Wildman: <span id ="s5"><i>Bedfordshire Archaeology Volume 18.</i></span><br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 43 September 1988.</span><br> Our Society (BAS) by Sylvia Woods.<br> Excavations at Newnham Priory, Bedford, 1987-8.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 42 April 1988.</span><br> The Pre-Enclosure Fields of North Bedford by Ian Freeman.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 41 October 1987.</span><br> News from Bedford Museum.<br> Excavations at Bury Farm, Goldington 1987.<br> Excavations at Ursula Taylor School, Clapham 1987.<br> 99 Years of the Cafe Pavilion by Richard Wildmam.<br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 40 April 1987.</span><br><br> <span id ="s3">BAS Newsletter 39 October 1986.</span><br> Excavations at St Paul's Square, Bedford, 1986.<br> Bedford Races and the Railway by Geoffrey Webb.<br> The Yelden Churchyard Survey - an interim report.<br><br> <span id ="s4">040418</span></p> </div> </body> </html> </body> </html>