Books.

These local history books are still in print. If you click on the links you will find out where to purchase them.


Monks Orchard and Eden ParkTHE HISTORY OF EDEN PARK AND MONKS ORCHARD
160 page hardback with over 300 images. The little known history of our area. It includes the building of Bethlem and the history of Beckenham Town Football Club.

By Ian Muir and Pat Manning

Hallsgrove Publishing

 

 

 

  

BECKENHAM THE HOME FRONT. 


The idea of Cliff Watkins, this book is a compilation of the experiences of over 50 residents of Beckenham, Penge and West Wickham in WW2.

Pat Manning

Jenna Publishing

 

 

 

Beckenham's Glorious YearsBECKENHAM'S 30 GLORIOUS YEARS 1935-1965


This describes Beckenham's years as a Borough in its own right, organised year by year through the Mayors. The book provides the events as the years rolled by.

Pat Manning

Jenna Publishing

 

 

 


THE CATORS OF BECKENHAM AND WOODBASTWICK

Describes the rise and spread of the family of John Cator from Ross, Hertfordshire, to financial success as Southwark timber merchants and gradual acceptance to the world of the landed gentry.

Pat Manning

Authors on Line


 

 

 

 

 

BECKENHAM AND WEST WICKHAM

128 page with over 200 images. Images fromLawrie Park, Clock House, Beckenham High Street, Croydon Road, Kelsey Park, Eden Park, Elmers End, Shortlands and West Wickham.

By Simon Finch

Tempus Publishing

 




The Village THE VILLAGE OF OLD BECKENHAM

This is a reprint of the 1987 edition and it includes the 1967 publication of Manors Of Beckenham.

H. Rob Copeland

Orma Publishing









BECKENHAM

160 page hardback with 158 illustrations. First published in 1993, the book has now been updated and redesigned

Eric Inman and Nancy Tonkin

Philmore and Co, Ltd


 

 





THE CRYSTAL PALACE 1854-1936 On Post Cards

The book contains 320 pages in A4 size and is the most comprehensive listing of the post cards of The Crystal Palace ever undertaken. Profusely illustrated it covers the building and the many events and exhibitions that took place there until it was desroyed by fire on the 30th November 1936.

Fred Pesket and Bill Tonkin

Exhibition Study Group

 





AROUND CRYSTAL PALACE AND PENGE

141 page with over 175 images. First published in 2004. The books script and images provide an insight to the local scene and provides a fuller picture of what is a vast canvas.

By David R. Johnson

Sutton Publishing
 







HATS OFF HATS OFF

The Ninetieth Anniversary Book of Beckenham County School for Girls to Langley Park School For Girls. 1919-2009. 264 pages, 16 with coloured images and hundreds of black and white. Pre order your copy now and be part of the subscribers list.ISBN 97809540202-6-2

By Pat Manning

Jenna Publishing
 






UPPER NORWOOD TRIANGLE MEMORIES

The book contains 160 pages in A4 size and has 94 Black and White images. A Social history of the Triangle mid 20c including shops, firms and personnel memories of the nostalgia that once was the Triangle.

Beryl D Cheeseman

ISBN No. 978-0-9518803-2-6



 

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  • Katie Roldan

    Whoa! such an informative post, all the details of the books that you have shared with us is amazing and really useful. I am thankful to the author for such an essential sharing! Great work!

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