New additions

Additions to the Library, March 2024

Here is a brief list of the new additions to our library during March 2024. For fuller details, please search our online catalogue or contact the library via email:

Books and pamphlets

Built to your glory II : a study day run by the Cathedral Guides.
St Albans Cathedral Centre for Christian Studies

Care in crisis : the story of Hertfordshire’s British Red Cross, 1907-1994.
Carrington, Beryl

Chapter and verse
Symondson, Anthony

Brandreth, Eric

A Harpenden childhood remembered : growing up in the 1940s and ’50s.
Cooper, John.

Hemel Hempstead.
Davis, Eve.

Hemel Hempstead : a history & celebration.
Buteux, Elizabeth.

“Here I am; send me.” Isaiah vi.8 : the war dead of St. George’s School, 1914-1918.
Storrie, Paddy.

A history of St George’s School, Harpenden.
Weatherley, Pam.

A new hospital for St. Albans.
Architects’ Co-operative Partnership;St. Albans and Mid Herts Hospital

Park Street’s past.
Martin, Cyril H.

A postcard from Harpenden : a nostalgic glimpse of the village then and now.
Cooper, John.

St Albans Abbey.
Pendred, Vaughan

St Albans Cathedral.

St Albans in camera.
Carrington, Beryl; Corbett, James

St. Knud’s Church : guide for visitors.
Odense Cathedral.

A score of Ten : the continuing story of the Company of Ten at the Abbey Theatre, St Albans, from 1984.
Hale, Peter

The windows.
Wilson, Margaret.

Journals and articles

13th century pot found.
Scott, E. V. (ed.)
August 1982

‘A5183 bypass will not reduce pollution’ say residents
16 November 2023

The Arc and Arc’s library.
Mein, Jonathan

Barn is amazing space for art.
28 September 2023

Batchwood Hall set to become restaurant, bar & hotel.
23 November 2023

The Bishop of S. Albans.
March 1903

Blue Plaque for film-maker Arthur Melbourne-Cooper to be unveiled at the Odyssey.
05 October 2023

Campaigners criticise Local Plan consultation process.
05 October 2023

Changing times at Welwyn’s historic Roman Baths.
Washbrook, Kenneth. (ed.)
June 1990

Church extension in S. Albans.
February 1899

County councillors reject latest bid for quarry on contaminated land.
02 November 2023

Dedication of a new church at Turnford, (Cheshunt).
January 1899

District Councillors face budget gap of £2.9m for next financial year.
23 November 2023

Edward Thomas Vaughan, M.A. [obituary].
March 1900

Frederick Burnside : [obituary].
July 1904

Invasion of the Zombies.
16 November 2023

Judicial review launched to overturn rail freight sale.
05 October 2023

King’s Langley.
May 1900

Kingsbury : the forgotten town.
Gardner, Jean.
June 1990

The late Arthur James Day.
August 1900

The late Bishop of the Diocese.
February 1903

“… my native fields of Hertfordshire” : walking in the footsteps of Charles and Mary Lamb.
Kruger, Jeanette.

Neighbour of Crinkle Crankle Wall launches bid to stop paying agreed maintenance on Grade II listed landmark.
28 September 2023

New era begins for community venue The Pioneer Club.
28 September 2023

‘No pause to Local Plan process’ say planning councillors.
16 November 2023

On-line maps and other resources.
Smith, Mike.

OVO director reveals vision behind city’s newest theatre.
28 September 2023

Paying the price for months of delays at Jubilee Square.
09 November 2023

Petticoat breeches and seriously big hair – fashion in Restoration England.
St Albans Tour Guides
09 November 2023

Public Library, St Albans.

[Richard Hoare : obituary.].
May 1901

S. Albans Diocesan Mission Society.
July 1901

S. Mary’s, Baldock.
February 1902

Shire horse foal getting used to the world.
Carroll, Valerie.
August 1982

Some houses in St. Albans and its environs.

A tale of castles, corners and civic enhancements.
Mann, Sue.

Victorian church transformed into community gym celebrates its first succcessful year in business.
02 November 2023

Voice of Gabriel.
Parker, M.
June 1990

Woad Mead, St Albans : the story of a piece of land from rural to urban setting.
Norman, Sandy

Woolmer Green, Welwyn.
March 1901

The Zombies are coming home to St. Albans for one-off gig at museum.
02 November 2023


[Queen’s Hotel, Chequer Street, ca. 1908.]

Maps and plans

Barnett’s street plan of St. Albans and adjoining district.
G. I. Barnett & Son Ltd.
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