Booklets

Booklets about the village.

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The archive holds many booklets about the village. These are listed here. Highlighted booklets are available for viewing. Depending on how your browser is configured the booklets will either download directly to your computer or open in a page in your web browser.

1940/1946

Drat those pesky vacuees

The war time memories of Robert Holdeman.

Vacuees Edited version

1967

The Hill; Volume 1 Edition 1

1969

Child Okeford Panorama

1979

Dorset Treasures- Child Okeford

In December 1976, The Dorset Association of Local Councils launched an initiative styled “Dorset Countryside Treasures”. The archive has an original copy of the submission from our village. Please note Mr Wilson does not live at the address given on the front page.

1983

One Hundred Years in Childe Okeford 1883-1983

Full of fascinating stories about the village several of which have already been posted on the website and published in The Hill.

1994

Hambledon Hill Leaflet

1996

Hambledon Hill Leaflet

1999

Child Okeford the first 6000 years. By Mr C Giles.

2002

Queens Golden Jubilee Competitions . Essays and Poems

2008

Child Okeford Roll of Honour by kind permission of the Author Helen Kerridge

2010

Child Okeford Village Hall 1909-2009: A history.

2011

St Georges Day

2017

Child Okeford End of an Era 1815-1860 by John Housley

This book is an essential read for those who want to learn about life in the village in this era. Read about village life from paupers to emigrants . John has also provided a number of transcriptions which include :

CO Protestation returns 1641

Dorset Poll Books 1807,1831,1857

Land Tax returns for 1780,1798,1806,1819 and 1829.

Apprenticeships

Census returns 1841 and 1851

Church Baptism register 1813-1842

Church Burial register 1813-1860

CO End of an Era_Optimized

2019 Child Okeford Brickworks Booklet

 

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