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The following books are available for borrowing from the MLHS library. They have been divided into separate categories which can be retrieved via the navigation options on the left side of this page.

Author Publisher Date Info.
BOOKS ABOUT MAYFIELD (A)
Guide to the Church of St. Dunstan’s, Mayfield Barnes, J.   2003 36
Mayfield: the Story of an Old Wealden Village Bell-Irving E.M. East Sussex County Library (re-issue of 1903 edition) 1984 204p.illus
St. Dunstan’s Church, Mayfield: the Story of the Tower and Bells Boothroyd, J.H.   1987 13p
Educating the Poor: Mayfield School 1750-1771 Burchall, M.J. West Sussex Institute of Higher Education 1982 76p.typescript
Growing up in wartime Mayfield; 1939-1945 (3copies) Eldridge, J. John Eldridge 1997 88p.illus
Mayfield Mayday(2copies) Fisher T. Post Office 1979 56p.illus
Mayfield: a History(2copies) Foster, R.G.C.   1963 87p.illus
Looking Back (bound with 'Mayfield,70 to 100yrs.ago ' & The diary of John Gale') (2copies) Lester F. Mayfield Press 1953 217p .illus
Looking Back  Lester,F Henry Thomas 1950 115p.illus
A View from Long Off McColl P. Consortium Publshers 2000 143p.illus.
 Clocks of St. Dunstan’s Mayfield and Mayfield Clockmakers Money, R.   1988 118
Windmills and Argos Hill: a Narrative (2copies) Rogers, T.S.   1975 69p.illus.map
Mayfield Sketch Book: Incorporating Suggested walks around the Village Sugden, Basil Sugden Publications 1990 44p.illus.map
Ye Historie of Ye Olde Palace from ye 9th to ye 19th Centurye       53p.illus.
Hadlow Down (once part of Mayfield)   Hadlow Down Millenium Book Committee   240p.illus
Mayfield Guides & Directories
Mayfield Sussex:the official guide   Home Publishing Co. 1949 16p.illus
Mayfield: the official Mayfield directory incorporating the guide,3rd.ed.1949-50    Mayfield Press   120p.illus.
Lovely Mayfield.4th ed. 1952-3   Mayfield Press   134p.illus
Short guide to the history of Mayfield   M.L.H.S. 1976 16p.illus
Short guide to the history of Mayfield   M.L.H.S. 1982 28p.illus
Mayfield :a short historic guide   M.L.H.S. 1992 32p.illus
 History of St. Dunstan's Church, Mayfield, Sussex   British Publishing Co.   26p
       
BOOKS ABOUT SUSSEX AND KENT (B)
Education of Wadhurst Acott K.F. Book Guild 1988 286p.illus
History of Sussex Armstrong J.R. Phillimore 1995 72p.illus.maps
Sussex in Bygone Days Blaker N.P. Combridges 1919 199p.illus.
Sussex. 6th Edition Brabant, F.G. Methuen 1920 297p.illus.map
Footpaths of the Kent-Sussex Border Braddock Chaterston 1947 153
Kent and Sussex Weald Brandon P. Phillimore 2003 288p.illus.maps
Historic Lewes & its Buildings Brent C. Lewes Town Council ? 54p.illus.maps
Sussex long ago(2copies) Bunt P. James Pike 1976 32p.illus.diag.
Rotherfield Recollections Carr E. & Lunt A. Parish Council 1993 208p.illus
Off the Beaten Track in Sussex Cooke, A.S. Combridge 1912 375p.illus
Wadhurst then and now: a study in pictures Cosham,  & Harte Greenman Enterprise 2003 173p.
East Sussex within Living Memory Country Books & ESPFWI Countryside Books 1995 256p.illus
Around Rye in Old Photographs Dickinson A. Sutton 1989 160p.illus
Brighton before Dr. Russell:An Interim Report Farrant, J. Farrant S. University of Sussex Centre for Continuing Education 1976 33p.
Royal Tunbridge Wells: a pictorial history Farthing R. Phillimore 1990 128p.illus,maps
Where to see wildlife in Sussex : a visitor's guide to our best nature sites Fletcher,N. Sussex Wildlife Trust 2002 128p.illus
Old Heathfield & Cade Street in the 19th Century Galloway,S,  Pauline MacIldowie, Roy Pryce, Joanna Williams Authors & Old Heathfield & Cade Street Society 2008 204p.illus
Royal Tunbridge Wells Past & Present Given J.C.M. Courier Printing & Publishing 1946 183p.illus
Sussex Views: selected from the Burrell Collections Godfrey, W.H. Salzman, L.F. Sussex Record Society 1951 191illus
Victorian and Edwardian Sussex from Old Photographs Gray J.S. Batsford 1973 128p.illus
 Day Wadhurst Changed: Friday, 20th January, 1956 Harte, Michael; Ring, Rachel; Woodward, Heather. Wadhurst History Society 2006 158p.illus
 Sussex Highlands Jackson G.G. & Row P. Homeland Association   64p.illus.maps
Highways and Byways in Sussex Lucas, E.V. MacMillan 1912 444p.illus.map
Tudor Rye Mayhew, G. Centre for Continuing Education 1987 353p.illus
Sussex: The Garden by the Sea Mee, A. Hodder & Stoughton 1956 447p.illus.maps
Sussex Mee, A. Hodder & Stoughton 1964 240p.illus
Bygone Crowborough Payne M. & Batchelor L. Phillimore 1987 120p.illus
Steyning scandals  Pennington,J, S.B.Pubs 2007 79p.
Heathfield Park: A private estate and a Wealden town Pryce R.   1996 60
Heathfield & Waldron: an Illustrated Guide Pryce, R. Parish Council   34p.illus
Secret Sussex Scott, N. Batchworth Press 1949 125p.illus
 Folklore of Sussex Simpson J. Batsford 1973 187p.illus
Wheel of Waldron Taylor, V. Heathfield & Waldron Community Association   44p.illus.map
 Lost villages of Sussex Vigar, J.E. Dovecote Press 1994 89p.illus
Victorian Wadhurst: Glimpses of our past Wadhurst History Society Greenham Enterprise 2005 144p.illus
Sussex (2copies) Winbolt S.E. Bell 1928 252p.illus.maps
Frant: the story of a wealden parish (2cpies) Wright, P. Frant Publications Project 1982 99p.illus
Sussex County Handbook and County Red Book for 1911   West Sussex Gazette 1911 488p.
Pevensey & Westham: a Pictorial Guide   Historical Society 1999 32p.illus
       
SUSSEX AT WAR (C)
Blitz over Sussex, 1941-42 Burgess P., Saunders, A. Middleton Press 1994 96p. Illus
Battle Over Sussex Burgess, A. Saunders, A. Middleton Press 1990 96p.illus
Bombers over Sussex Burgess, P. Saunders, A. Middleton Press 1995 96p.illus
Sussex Home Guard Crook P. Middleton Press 1998 95p.illus,maps
Martello Towers: a brief history Hutchinson G.   1984 24p.illus.map
 Royal Military Canal: a brief history Hutchinson G.   1995 20p.illus.maps
How the Railways Came to Hastings Johnstone B. & Peak S. University of Sussex Centre for Continuing Education 1984 37p.ilus.map
Sussex Wartime Relics & Memorials Mace M.F. Historic Military Press 1997 194p.illus.
Monuments of War: the evaluation, recording & management of Twentieth century military sites   English Heritage 1998 24p.illus.map
Twentieth-century military sites   English Heritage 2000 24p.illus.map
20th century defences in Britain(2)   Council for British Archaeology 2000 1995 144p.illus.diagr
       
SUSSEX: LIFE & TMES (D)
East Sussex  Events: Death, Disaster, War & Weather Arscott D. Phillimore 2003 132p. illus
East Sussex Census - 1851 Index Vol 14; Rotherfield, Crowborough & Mayfield Barnes, C.J. Barnes   92p
Brickmaking in Sussex: a History & Gazetteer Beswick M. Middleton Press 1993 242p.illus
Ironworking in Warbleton Beswick M. History Group 2003 48p.illus
Smuggling Through Sussex (new revised edition) Brent, C.E. E.S.C.C. 1977 14p.photocopies
Night of the Fires: Bonfire in Sussex from the Plot to the Present Day Chapman, B. S.B. Publishers 1994 96
Mayfield Census 1881 Church of the Latter Day saints Phillimore 1999 252
 Iron Industry of the Weald (2nd ed) Cleere, H. & Crossley, D. Merton Priory Press 1995 475p.illus
Smuggling in Sussex Cooper, W. Frank Graham 1966 48
Areas of outstanding natural beauty :a policy statement Countryside Commission Countryside Commission 1980 11p.
Hops & Hop Picking Filmer, R. Shire Publications 1982 80p.illus
Ironworking Gale,W.K.V. Shire Publications 1994 32p.illus.diag.
Maritime Sussex Harries, D. S.S. Publishers 1997 127p.illus
Wealden iron industry Hodgkinson,J. History P. 2008 160p.illus
Harvey and Son, Bridge Wharf Brewery, Lewes, Bicentenary Year Jenner, M.A. Harveys 1990 104p.illus
Oasthouses in Sussex and Kent: their history and development Jones, G. Bell, J. Phillimore 1992 72p.illus.diag.
Charcoal & Charcoal Burning Kelley D.W. Shire Publications 1996 32p.illus.diag.
Captain Swing in Sussex & Kent: Rural Rebellion in 1830 Matthews, Mike Hastings P 2006 118p.
In the Wake of the Hurricane Ogley, Bob Froglets Publishers 1987 120p.illus
 Sussex Weather Book Ogley, Currie, Davidson Froglets Publishers 1995 176p.illus,maps
 Dictionary of the Sussex Dialect and Collection of Provincialisms in Use in the County of Sussex Parish W.D. Gardners of Bexhill 1957 185p.illus
Sussex Police Forces Poulsom,Lt.Col Middleton Press 1987 144p.illus
Smuggling in Kent & Sussex 1700-1840 Waugh M. Countryside Books 1985 176p.illus
North Wealden Local Plan Part 2 Wealden District Council Wealden District Council 1989 142
Nutley School in the Early Years Wright, S. Nutley Historical Society 2001 75p.illus
North Wealden Local Plan Part 2   Wealden C.C. 1989 160p.maps
 Next Step: Report   Mayfield & Five Ashes Appraisal Committee 1988 52p.illus
       
BUILDINGS (E)
Recording timber framed buildings; an Illustrated glossary Alcock,N.W, Council for British Archaeology 1996 66p.diagr
Hammerwood Park, East Grinstead, Sussex, 1792: First house of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Anne-Noelle, & Pinnegar,E   1992 52p.illus
Ancient Stained and Painted Glass Eden, F.S. Cambridge 1913 160p.illus
Castles in Sussex Guy J. Phillimore 1984 162p.illus
Parts of a manor house Heath, S.H. G.:Philip 1928 48p.illus
Historic buildings in Eastern Sussex.      ….Vols3-5 & 7:Rape of Hastings Archaeological survey,1982 Martin,D.& B. Hastings Area Archaeological Papers 1982 6 vols
Framed Buildings of England Mason R.T. Coach Publishing House   137p.illus.diagr
Framed Buildings of the Weald Mason, R.T. Coach Publications 1964 111p.illus.diagrs
History of Ashdown House Richmond C.   1991 204p.illus
 Checklist for the Structural Survey of Period Timber Framed Buildings Swindells, D.J., Hutchings, M. R.I.C.S. 1993 40p.illus
 Ground Plan of the English Parish Church Thompson A.H. Cambridge 1911 138p.illus
 Historical Growth of the English Parish Church Thompson A.H. Cambridge University Press 1911 142p.illus.diag
Exploring Sussex Churches Vigar, J.E. Meresborough Books 1986 122p.illus
Recording a Church: an illustrated glossary 3rd Ed.   Council for British Archaeology 1996 51p.diagr
       
LOCAL  HISTORY STUDIES, ARCHAEOLOGY (F)
How to trace the history of your family Berry,J.A. East Sussex County Council 1971 16p.
 East Sussex Record Office: A short guide Brent J.A. East Sussex County Council 1983 22p.
Sussex in the 16th & 17th Centuries: a bibliography Brent, C.E. University of Sussex !974 54p.
Further Notes on Deserted & Shrunken Mediaeval Villages in Sussex Burleigh, G.A. Sussex Archaeological Society 1976 8p
 Romano-British Industrial Site at Bardown, Wadhurst Cleere H. Phillimore 1970 23p.illus
Sussex Wealth and Society in the Reign of Henry VIII Cornwall, J. Sussex Archaeological Society 1976 26p.
Sussex in the 18th and 19th Centuries: a bibliography Farrant, J. University of Sussex 1973 48p.
Museum of Country Life and Industry in Queen Victoria’s Royal Box at Heathfield Wildlife Park, East Sussex: A personal collection Figes, Derek Author 1977 19p.illus
 Fieldwalker’s Guide and an Introduction to the Iron Industries of the Weald Herbert, B.K. Wealden Iron Research Group 1985 66p.illus.
Fieldwork in Local History Hoskins W.G. Faber 1987 192p.illus.diag.
Sussex Coroner’s Inquests, 1485-1558 Hunisett, R.F. Sussex Record Society 1985 105p.
Historical Atlas of Sussex Leslie, K. Short, B. Phillimore 1999 166p.maps
Gunfounding Local History Research Unit No. 2 E.S.C.C. 1976 37p.photocopies
 Local Museum: Notes for Amateur Curators 2nd Edition Paine, C. Area Museums Service 1986 60p.illus
Group Projects in Local History Rogers, A. Dawson 1977 246p.illus
Census of England & Wales 1901; Rural Enumeration volume, Mayfield Parish UK Census Pdf copy   44p.
East Sussex Record Office: Searchers’ Guide   East Sussex County Council 1972 25p.
Exploring Museums in Sussex   East Sussex County Council 1979 20p.illus
Day at the Wells: exhibition catalogue   Museum and Art Gallery   20p.
County Structural Plan: 1978 Review   East Sussex County Council 1977 19p.
       
BIOGRAPHICAL (G)
No Soldier: The Diary of Miss Editha Blaikley of Wren Cottage, Tidebrook, Sussex Blaikley, Miss Editha   Blaikley,N 1992 224p.illus
Tunbridge Wells: I was born on the Pantiles Butcher, J. Turney Publishers 1990 90p.illus
Still Life: Sketches from a Tunbridge Wells Childhood Cobb, R. Chatto & Windus 1983 161p.
 Lewes Diary 1916-1944; edited by Diana Crooke Dudeney, Mrs Henry (Alice Dudeney) Tartarus Press 1998 254p.illus
Children of the Weald Edwards S. Edwards ? 192p.illus
In a Country Churchyard Fletcher, R. Granada 1980 155p.illus
Fuller of Sussex: A Georgian Squire (Rev. Ed.) Hutchinson, G.   1997 152p.illus
Rogues, rascals & rebels of Kent & Sussex McCooey,C. JAK Books 2006 146p.illus
Sussex Women: famous, infamous, unsung Searle, S. JAK Books 1995 69
 Queen’s Gunmaker: Being an Account of Ralphe Hogge, Elizabethan Ironmaster and Gunfounder Teesdale E. Lindel 1984 125p.illus
Hillaire Belloc Wilson A.N. Mandarin 1984 408p.
       
GENERAL (H)
 Country Life Book of Britain in the Seventies Allison, R. Book Club Associates 1980 288
Britain's haunted heritage Brooks, J.A. Jarrold 1990 223p.
Three Important Calls and Other Short Articles together withMemoirs of some young believers Daw, J.   1898 124p.
Priories and Abbeys of England Hogg,G. David & Charles 1972 112p.illus.map
 Passport: the history of man’s most travelled document Lloyd M. Sutton Publishing 2003 282.illus
 Remembered Land: Recollections of life in the countryside 1880-1914 Street S. Claremont Books 1996 149p.illus
Domesday: a Search for the Roots of England Wood M. BBC Publications 1986 224p.illus.maps
Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty: a Policy Statement   Countryside Commission 1980 11p
Mayfield 1881 census (click here to view)        
1911 property valuations (click here to view)        

 

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