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A HIGHWAY LAID WITH WATER:
a history of the Grand Junction Canal

THE TRAIN NOW DEPARTING:
notes and extracts on the history of the London and Birmingham Railway

THE RAILWAY COMES TO TRING:
construction of the railway from Euston to Tring

GONE WITH THE WIND:
windmills and those around Tring

ROADS AND THOSE IN TRING:
the Sparrows Herne Turnpike and other local roads

PUBLIC HEALTH COMES TO TRING:
the early provision of clean drinking water and sanitation

THE MEDICAL MEN OF TRING (1800-1937):
a brief review of Tring’s medical practitioners based on contemporary newspaper reports

THE SPANISH FLU:
the incidence of Spanish Flue in and around Tring, 1918-20

THE TRING SILK MILL:
a history of the premises in Brook Street built by William Kay in 1824




Photo: Wendy Austin collection.


THEY CALLED US TO ARMS:
letters to Tring from servicemen during The Great War 1914-19

THE TRING WAR MEMORIAL:
notes on the servicemen whose names appear on the WWI section of the Memorial

THE HISTORY OF CINEMA IN TRING:
a history of the towns long-forgotten cinemas

THE RISE AND DECLINE OF ROTHSCHILDSHIRE:
a brief history of the Rothschild country houses at Tring and in the Vale of Aylesbury

BANKING COMES TO TRING:
a history of Thomas Butcher & Sons

A DAY OUT IN TOWN:
a railway excursion to the Great Exhibition, 26th July, 1851

THE MYSTERY OF THE TRING TILES:
they date from the 14th century and were made using a technique known as sgraffito

TRING GARDENS THEN AND NOW:
gardens of one sort or another that once graced Tring and the surrounding district

THREE TRING INDUSTRIES:
Canvas Weaving, Brickmaking, Metalworking - by Wendy Austin

THE MILLERS TALE:
the memoirs of Ralph Seymour, corn merchant, miller and clerk in holy orders

TRING CHURCH MUSIC:
the Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, Tring




Photo: Wendy Austin collection.


WHEN CARS WERE MADE IN AYLESBURY:
the story of the Cubitt Car

WILLIAM LYNDWOOD:
(1375–1446)
Rector of Tring, diplomat, authority on canon law and Bishop of St. David’s

RECOLLECTIONS 1: RECOLLECTIONS 2:
RECOLLECTIONS 3:
short accounts by Tring residents of aspects of their lives and of past events

THE TRING FLOUR MILL:
flour milling, Tring’s oldest continuous industry

DUNSLEY:
one of Tring’s forgotten hamlets

THE PEOPLE OF TRING: TRING PARISH PARISH REGISTERS 1566-1714
by Sue Gordon

THE ANCIENT MANOR OF BUNSTRUX:
a history by Sue Gordon

A BRIEF HISTORY OF TRING GROVE
by Wendy Austin

TRING’S LOST SETTLEMENTS:
Tiscot, Betlow, Pendley, Bure, and Aldwick, by Sue Gordon

GERALD MASSEY:
Tring’s poet - also a Chartist and researcher into the influence of ancient Egyptian beliefs

MISCELLANEA:
an assortment of articles of historical interest

TRING IN
1823, 1825, 1832, 1839, 1855, 1869, 1874, 1890,
1895, 1902, 1908, 1914, 1926 and 1937:
taken from editions of Pigot’s and of Kelly’s directories for Hertfordshire

THAT TRING AIR:

a gossiping and irresponsible history of Tring, by Arthur MacDonald M.A.

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