This page provides a summary of Bourne Society publications which are currently available for purchase. Please click on the links for detailed information. There are various ways of obtaining in-print Bourne Society publications depending upon your circumstances. To find the method most convenient to you, please click on Society Shop in the top menu.
Please note that the postage & packing charges shown below have been updated to account for recent increases in postage costs, and apply only to books ordered directly from the Bourne Society publications officer. Books ordered through GENfair will frequently incur a higher p&p charge due to the commission charged on each order.
All books listed below were still available in October 2019 although stocks of some might be running low. Previous publications not listed below are definitely out of print and must be sought from alternative sources. Reference copies will be found in the Caterham Valley Public Library and East Surrey Museum which between them hold the entire catalogue of Bourne Society books.
Some Recent Publications (2012-18)
Coulsdon and Purley War Memorials, First World War, by Nigel Elliott, 112 pp, £10 [add £3.00 p&p]
Raffles and Rupert Davison – The Ideal Home, by Jan Ward, 123 pp, £11.00 [add £3.00 p&p]
The History of Harestone Valley, by Raymond Howgego, 71 pp, £5.00 [add £2.00 p&p]
The Rectors of Coulsdon Surrey, by Daphne Palmer, 145 pp, £12.00 [add £3.40 p&p]
History of Warlingham and Chelsham, by Robert Warner & Gwyneth Fookes, 187 pp, £15.00 [add £3.00 p&p]
Sanderstead Servicemen and Civilians, by Brian Roote, 106pp, £5.00 [add £2.00 p&p]
Books about the Bourne Society Area
A Tour of the Windmills & Watermills around East Surrey, by Gwyneth Fookes, £2.50 [add £1.50 p&p]
Caterham Valley Shops I, by Margaret Duck, £10 [add £3.00 p&p]
Caterham Valley Shops II, by Margaret Duck, £10 [add £3.00 p&p]
East Surrey Manors, by Mary Saaler, £1.50 [add £1.50 p&p]
Electricity Supply in Caterham & District, by John Pipe, £5.95 [add £1.50 p&p]
Guide to Local Antiquities, prepared by Michael Farley . Notes by Mary Saaler. £1.00 [add £1.50 p&p]
History & Development of Purley, by Rev R E Resker, £5.00 [add £2.00 p&p]
If Stones Could Speak – History from Sanderstead Churchyard, by Joy Gadsby, illustrated, £7.00 [add £3.00 p&p]
Robert Lowe & Sherbrooke, by Ruth Sear, £3.50 [add £1.50 p&p] Printed to order.
The ‘Big Houses’ of Victorian Caterham, by Gwyneth Fookes, 215pp illustrated, £12.00 [add £3.00 p&p]
The Soldiers of Caterham, by Peter Saaler, 119pp illustrated, £6.00 [add £2.00 p&p]
The Surrey Hills, A Guide to the Caterham Railway & Its Vicinity, £3.50 [add £1.50 p&p]
Villagers—Five Shillings, by Harley Sherlock, £3.00 [add £1.50 p&p]
William Garland Soper – Father of Modern Caterham, Edited by Gwyneth Fookes, £7.00 [add £3.00 p&p]
Index to Local History Records 1962-2006 & Bulletins 1956-2005, compiled by T. D. K. Pearce, 335 pp, £6.50 [add 2.50 p&p]
Index to Local History Records 2006-Autumn 2018, compiled by Raymond Howgego, 65 pp, £2.50 [add £1.50 p&p] Printed to order.
Local History Records
The Society publishes a journal known as Local History Records, which is sent free of charge to all members three times per year. Details of the latest edition and other recent editions can be found on the Local History Records page. Comprehensive indexes to all volumes are available on this website.
See the Postcards Page for details of the postcards available.
Bourne Area Maps, Guided Walks and Information Sheets
The Society has over the years published a large number of historical maps, information maps, information sheets, and guided walk sheets. Some of these are still available for purchase, but nearly all will be found on this website for free download. See the Bourne Society Maps and Landscape Walks pages.