Copies of most of these publications are available for purchase at Iffley Village Community Shop on Church Way. Alternatively, if you would like to order a copy to be sent through the post, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prices indicated for each publication below do not include postage.
|Author(s)||Year published||Cover price|
|1||Iffley, Brunel and the Great Western Railway
Brunel’s original route for the railway branch to Oxford passed directly through the middle of Iffley village. The debates in Parliament (which voted down the proposals) make interesting reading
|2||Iffley Church and Medieval Life
Several special features of St Mary’s Iffley, such as the unique font and the pillars in the choir, provide insights into life in medieval times
|3||Iffley Watermill – a History
The watermill at Iffley burned down in 1908, but before then had a long and eventful history going back to the 12th century
|4||Life Around the Time of the First Millennium
The Iffley ‘Millennium History Lecture’ looking back to life a thousand years before
|5||Who Built Iffley Church? – what can we know about him/her?
A Q&A approach to understanding more about our church
|6||Elizabethan Iffley: a first glimpse
An early picture of the village, drawing on the earliest known Iffley Parish Register of 1572
|7||The 19th century Threat to Iffley Lock
The lock today is an essential feature of Iffley, but in the late 1800s it was under real threat of removal as a proposed solution (happily not carried through) to the problem of flooding upstream
|John Perrott/John Leigh||2001||£3.00|
|8||Agricultural Life in Iffley – from Norman times to the Victorian age
Until well into the 19th century, Iffley was an entirely rural village living an agricultural existence
|9||From Lofty Minds to Lifted Lofts – a northerly progress through Iffley
A pot-pourri of places, events and people in the village through the centuries
|10||Grove House and its People
The story of one of Iffley’s most celebrated houses, from the 1830s to the end of the 20th century
|Sheila Fairfield/ Elizabeth Wells||2005||£3.00|
|11||Major Allen (1891-1940) – aerial archaeologist
An Iffley resident for much of his life, George Allen was among the foremost pioneers in the development of aerial surveying for archaeological purposes
|Dr Arthur MacGregor||2006||£3.00|
|12||A House with Lawns – stories of Hawkwell, The Priory and The Elms
The stories of three related 19th century villas close to the centre of the village
Brings together thumb-nail pictures of a number of Iffley ‘characters’ through the 19th and 20th centuries
|14||The Great War: Iffley Remembers
26 men of Iffley died in the Great War and many others were fortunate to return home. This book tells some of their stories
|Ron + Diana Cosford||2014||£5.00|
|15||The Rat Catcher’s Bride: glimpses of a 19th century life
The story of Harriet Faulkner who lived in and around Rose Hill.
A previous Chairman, Sheila Fairfield, has also given the society copies of her booklet Mrs Nowell’s School: Charity Work in Old Iffley (1988) £2.50, which she wrote before the society was in existence.