On the centenary of the outbreak of the 1914 war, we are able to publish several important books about life in North Bucks during those years.
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Wolverton during the First World War: Volume 1


Wolverton was by far the largest community in North Bucks 100 years ago, and was at the time larger than Aylesbury. Over a quarter of the Buckinghamshire fighting force came from Wolverton and the railway works and McCorquodales played critical roles in the war effort


302 pages paperback with photographs and illustrations £11.99
ISBN: 978-1-909054-23-3

The book is stocked by Waterstones and local book outlets.
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Home Fires: Life in the North Bucks Towns and Villages during the First World War

Every community, no matter how small, made a contribution to the war effort and many young men made the supreme sacrifice. This book covers all of the small towns and villages in North Bucks in the first World War which started 100 years ago. John Taylor provides a very detailed account of what life was like in those years and how our ancestors coped with the change.

376 pages with photographs and illustrations £11.99
ISBN: 978-1-909054-20-2

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Stony Stratford during the First World War

This is the first of a series of books we will be publishing this year about North Bucks in the first World War which started 100 years ago. John Taylor provides a very detailed account of what life was like in those years and how our ancestors adapted to this new world.

354 pages with photographs and illustrations £11.99
ISBN: 978-1-909054-12-7

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Newport Pagnell during the First World War

Newport Pagnell and district played a key support role during the war with its hospitals and medical services, as well as billeting troops while in training. Normal life continued as much as possible with women filling roles vacated by men serving at the front.

374 pages with photographs and illustrations £11.99
ISBN: 978-1-909054-13-4

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Bletchley During the First World War

Just Published

100 years ago Fenny Stratford, Bletchley and Water Eaton were vastly different from today’s urban sprawl. In this detailed book John Taylor explores the personalities and places against the background of war.

ISBN 978-1-909054-26-4 Pub. 2014

426 pages paperback, fully illustrated in colour and b/w £16.99,
The book is stocked by Waterstones and local book outlets.
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