We are making available to members images of books about Bucks which are now out of copyright. You may choose to read them on the screen or download them. In most cases the books are searchable for key words.

The images remain the property of Buckinghamshire Family History Society and may not be reproduced in full or in part without the prior permission of the Society.

We would like to be able to offer more books so if you have a book that you would like us to share with other members please contact us. The books must be out of copyright i.e. we must be able to show that the author died more than 70 years ago.(The 70 years applies to the death of the author NOT the publication of the book)

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A Concise History of Amersham 1887

An almanack produced by E.Thos.King who was 'Chemist and Printer' at the Amersham Pharmacy.

From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places'

Chronicles of Whitchurch 1909

The events taking place in Whitchurch from BC59 to 1907. Includes lists of vicars, churchwardens etc
From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places'


Aylesbury and its Surroundings 1907

Illustrated geographical description of the area and its villages

The front and back pages of the book are advertisements which are an interesting insight into the times. They have been extracted separately and
The Advertisements can be seen here

From the Society collection of 'Bucks Places'
Buckingham -Account of Town

A lecture given by Rev H Roundell in Jan 1857 includes lists of Bailiffs and masters of The Royal Latin School

From the Society collection of 'Bucks places'
The Chiltern Hundreds
A exploration of the History and Archaeology of the Chiltern Hundreds, written in 1897
Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - On the banks of the Thames
Chapter 3 - The Valley 0f the Wyck
Chapter 4 - Near Burnham Beeches
Chapter 5 - The valley of the Misbourn
Chapter 6 - The valley of the Chess
Chapter 7 - Eton
Chapter 8 - Twixt Thames and Colne
Chapter 9 - Round Stoke Poges
Chapter 10 - Above Colnbrook Bridge