Historical publications

Each of the following publications is available from David Jones, Treasurer of the Kennington History Society.

Contact David by email.

Each publication costs £3 or £5 for two.

Lest We ForgetGeorge RossRelates what is known about the background of the local men commemorated on Kennington's War Memorial. It also gives both a brief commentary on the particular theatre of war where they lost their lives and also their final resting place and the site of their national memorial.
The Kennington Story and the History of the Street NamesGeorge RossTells the story of the development of the village from its early settlement to the present day.
Evacuees Tell their StoriesShirley JonesBased on the reminiscences and recollections of both the young people who were evacuated to Kennington at the outbreak of the 2nd World War and also the village families that were their hosts. It is of more than local interest being a serious study of a special period in our history.
The TandemStanley GillamThe history of a hostelry!
The Railway in KenningtonLaurence Waters
Sandford Weir MemorialLeslie Smith
History of Bagley WoodWinifred Spray
Kennington Memorial FieldWinifred Spray
St Swithun’s ChurchStanley Gillam
Kennington Home GuardLeslie Smith
Oxfordshire Air RaidsLeslie Smith
Kennington’s Medical CareChristopher Strode
St Swithun’s SchoolStanley Gillam
Manor House & FarmStanley Gillam
The Ownership of Land and Property until 1913Stanley Gillam

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