The Library

The Books On The Shelves

We are building a collection of books and below is the current list of books that will be made available, by appointment, for others to peruse and learn from.  

Balmoral Group - 50 years of black gold in the silver city

Balsons - 500 years behind the block more

Berry Bros & Rudd - A history of Berry's the wine merchants


Chatsworth - The estate: A view from Chatsworth


Everards - Excellence through independence - the history of Everards Brewery more



Fortnum & Mason - The first three hundred years


Goodwood - Art and architecture,sport and family

Gordon & Macphail - The wood that makes the whisky 

Greene King - A business and family history

Hall & Woodhouse - Celebrating 225 years

Hoare's Bank - A history of the Hoare banking dynasty more

Howarth Timber Group - The story of the Howarth Timber Group


James Cropper - The leaves we write on: A history in paper-making

James Purdey & Sons - Gun & rifle makers: Two hundred years of excellence

John Watson & Company - From the nineteenth century to the present day



Kingerlee- Celebrating 150 years of craftsmanship in construction

Kinloch Anderson - A Scottish tradition more



Leekes - An ironmongers tale more


Mouseman - The legacy of Robert Thompson of Kilburn more


Oldrids- The Oldrids of Boston: Celebrating 200 years of trading


Palmers - The story of a Dorset brewer more


Rothschilds - The house of Rothschild: Money's prophets 1798 - 1848


Sheppy's - An everydale tale of ciderfolk more

Startr-rite - Two centuries of shoe making (1792 -1992)

St. Austell Brewery - Cornish born and brewed - The story of St Austell Brewery

Swansway Group - A celebration of 50 years in the automotive industry


Thatchers - Then and now more

Thwaites - The Thwaites experience

Vestey Group - The history of a global family business more



William Jackson & Son PLC - From corner shop to corner shop in five generations

Wyke Farms - From churn to cheddar - A cheesemaker's story


Young's of Wandsworth - The story behind the success of Young's of Wandsworth

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