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The history of the parish of Barby in Northamptonshire

Barby Local History Group


Local Topics

Agricultural Survey 1952: an analysis of the national census for Barby

A POW’s Story of Life in Barby, 1946-1948: by Guenther Rosenkranz

Babies and Buggies:  by Ann Luntley

Barby and Willoughby: Family Connections: relationships between several local families

Barby’s Early Rectory: as shown in paintings

Barby’s Memorial Hall

Barby’s Public Houses and Licenced Premises: past and present

Barby’s World War I Casualties:  eighteen men who died

From Village School to Village Hall: a tour of the present-day Village Hall

Marriage & Business Links between Two Barby Families: a village   shop & its owners

Some of Barby School’s Teachers: nineteenth and twentieth century men and women

Tales from the Red Book: changes in twentierth century Barby

The Bells of St Mary’s: the history of the village church bells

The Cold War in Barby: by Rob and Christine Close

The Elkington Family of Barby: over 300 years of residence

The First Village Hall: a new life for the POW camp

The Hart Family: Barby Millers: farming in Barby and New Zealand

The Pittoms of Barby Northamptonshire:  three hundred years of a yeoman family c1700-1990

Westfield House: a Victorian home

York Cottage: early ownership







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