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By Davies, Hunter, 1936- author
Hardback.
Published London: Simon & Schuster, 2016
392 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 23 cm
This is a poignant, and very personal childhood memoir of growing up in Cumbria during the Second World War and into the 1950s

By Harrison, Rosina, author
Paperback.
Published London: Sphere, 2015
290 pages : 20 cm
From the lamp boy to the butler, here are the fascinating stories from the men below stairs. This treasure-trove of memories includes the night the ill...

By Lowe, Hannah, 1976- author
Paperback.
Published Reading: Periscope, 2015
315 pages ; 21 cm
Hannah Lowe's father 'Chick', a half-Chinese, half-black Jamaican immigrant, worked long hours at night to support his family - except that Chick was...

By Pannett, Mike, author
Hardback.
Published Skipton, North Yorkshire: Dalesman, 2013
215 pages, 4 unnumbered pages of plates : 24 cm
Mike Pannett tells the humorous and gentle tale of his laughs and larks growing up in the countryside and by the coast in the late 60s and early 70s

By Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of, author
Book.
Published London: Hodder, 2014
xii, 350 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 20 cm
The follow-up to the international bestseller 'Lady Almina and the Real Downton Abbey', this book moves the story into the 1920s, and focuses on the remarkable...

By Benson, Richard, 1966- author
Book.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2014
xii, 517 pages : 24 cm
The Dearne Valley lies at the heart of the South Yorkshire coalfield. In 1945 that coalfield had sixty-seven pits; today only two survive. Following four...

By Carnarvon, Fiona, Countess of, author
Hardback.
Published London: Hodder, 2013
xii, 350 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
'Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey' tells the story of the beautiful American heiress who lived at Highclere Castle, the setting for Julian Fellowes...

By Jackman, Nancy
Hardback.
Published Long Preston: Magna, 2013
272 pages
Nancy Jackman was born in 1907 in a remote Norfolk village. Her father was a ploughman, her mother a former servant. Nancy left school at the age of 12...

By Gregg, Victor, 1919- author
Hardback.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2013
xv, 237 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : 23 cm
Victor Gregg has had a rich and fascinating life. 'King's Cross Kid' follows his London childhood from the age of five, when life was so hard that the...

By Thirkell, Angela, 1890-1961
Paperback.
Published London: Allison & Busby, 2012
206 p. : 20 cm
In this charming memoir, Angela Thirkell fills each of the three houses she lived in with details, describing the layout of rooms & youthful hidey-holes...