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The Bromsgrove Guild - An Illustrated History

Edited by Quintin Watt.


This highly-acclaimed publication from the Bromsgrove Society followed five years of research by our Local History Group. It has 160 pages and contains over 100 illustrations, 25 of which are in colour. In addition to the fascinating story of the business which brought Bromsgrove to worldwide prominence, it includes:

  • Interviews with four former Guild employees
  • A useful gazeteer of Bromsgrove Guild work in the West Midlands
  • Appendices which include lists of all known Bromsgrove Guild personnel as well as Guild commissions carried out in London and abroad.

Bygone Bromsgrove

Editor: John Foster

This book was first printed in 1981 and has been our all time bestseller. Among those contributing are Dr. Alan Richards, Rev. W. Awdry, Bill Kings, John Burman and Robert Pancheri.

140 pages, many illustrations and an index.

This book is currently out of print but occasionally secondhand copies are available. Contact John Weston.

The Extraordinary Adventures of Benjamin Sanders...

The Extraordinary Adventures of Benjamin Sanders Buttonmaker of Bromsgrove

web Benjamin Sanders

Editor: Dr. Alan Richards

112 pages with many illustrations.

This publication can be ordered via our Bromsgrove Bookstall.

  • Reprints

    A selection of articles about the town and its history reproduced from the Bromsgrove Society Newsletter.

    Work on these is still in progress and further articles will be added over the coming months.

All our publications are available from:

John Weston, 20 Sunningdale Road
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire. B61 7NN
tel: 01527 873483. Or click for email enquiries
Some publications may be obtained from local bookshops.
All postage stated is for inside the UK only. Please contact John Weston for overseas postage costs.
Cheques should be made payable to: The Bromsgrove Society.
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