IS1 A file of photographs and documents from 1995 to commemorate 100 years of Elston Parish Council
IS2 Mary Peatfield - Longest resident in 2010, friend of the Darwins. Her late husband was Parish clerk. Has already loaned papers to Heritage Project. Has a scrapbook of cuttings and has provided valuable information, photos and documents
IS3 NSDC Repository contains contents of the old Appletongate museum including pictures and documents
IS4 Biography of Charles Waring Darwin written by Griselda Darwin Brook, eldest daughter of Gilbert and sister of Christopher Darwin
IS5 Nicky David is the daughter of the late surgeon Harold Renyard. She wrote a short book at the age of 12 containing some useful facts. She lives in Guernsey but visits regularly.
IS6 A number of photographs and documents on Elston including a book about Elston Towers
IS7 Geoff Peabody lived in the village for many years and has several documentary items - has provided many photographs
IS8 Graham Firth was Rector of Elston until 2003. Has lots of information about documents. Has a list showing the names and residents of Elston in 1932.
IS9 Elston Index - Encyclopaedia of all documentary references to Elston, compiled in the 1990s by Chris Blackamore and Fred Thomas (dec'd)
IS10 Chris Balckamore was one of the compilers of Elston Index in the 1990s along with Fred Thomas (dec'd). Has given Pentagon History Society talks on Elston Chapel. Also provided several boxes of information to the Project.
IS11 Maggie Rampley was President of Elston WI in 2007. Possesses a ring binder of photographs and documentation about the Women's Institute - probably passed on to successor presidents
IS12 County Council Educational Resources Unit is likely to have educational material about Elston which can be borrowed
IS13 Folder of articles and photographs compiled by Chris Crawford when he was 11 years old. Details of the school routine at The Old Schoolhouse
IS14 Fiona Morland compiled a history of the development of the children’s play area/adventure playground on the village hall field when it replaced the old swings. Now handed over to current Chairman of the Parish Council. Consists of photos and magazine articles.
IS15 Set of Parish magazines from 1995 - present. Contains details on events in the village.
IS16 Material relating to the building of Tudor Oaks among the Parish Council papers
IS17 Several bags full of invoices and documents relating to the running of and life at Chapel Farm, Low Street in the late 1940s, early 1950s. Ellen Wright and her late husband, Les Wright, lived and worked the farm.
IS18 Programme for the 1995 WI Festival of Flowers
IS19 Programme for the Music Night on 29th March 1996
IS20 Programme for the Civic Service to mark the centenary of the Parish Council, 15th January 1995
IS21 Programme for the opening of the Village Hall, 12th September 1959
IS22 Programme for the Centenary Concert on 14th May 1995
IS23 A School souvenir programme for the 1995 Centenary
IS24 Several Newark Advertiser cuttings
IS25 Book on the "Battle of Stoke Field" by David Roberts
IS26 Book entitled "Stoke Field - the Last Battle of the Wars of the Roses" by David Baldwin, published by Pen and Sword Military, 2006
IS27 Family tree of the maternal side of Evelyn Wright's family
IS28 Document giving details of the "Particulars, Conditions of Sale and Plans of The Elston Estate" dated 5th September 1945.
IS29 Some notes taken by Evelyn Wright when she interviewed Phyllis Bond (sister of Maurice Bond) on 22nd December 1981. Evelyn Wright was living at Chapel Farm. Jabez Bond was father of Phyllis, Albert, and Maurice Bond.
IS29 Parish Council papers relating to the publishing of the Elston Index (1996). Provided by Fiona Morland who was a Parish Councillor at the time.
IS30 Historical maps of the village compiled for the Heritage Project by Jean Williamson
IS31 Transcript of Evelyn Wright's interview with her parents, Ellen Wright and Les Wright of Chapel farm, Elston. Covers war years (they were both teenagers then), evacuation, working and life on the farm.
IS32 Transcript of Robert Elston's will dated 19th November 1692
IS33 Copy of Robert Darwin's will dated 1752
IS34 Newark Advertiser cutting of 19th January 2001 recording an interview with Margret Grundmann who escaped the Holocaust by coming to England in 1939 - She gave the exclusive interview to support the first national Holocaust day in 2001
IS35 Elston WI notice advertising floral display and craft show in celebration of the Parish Council Centenary and the role of the WI in the community - 16th/17th September 1995
IS36 Prowting Homes sales brochure for houses on Elston Grange (now known as Tudor Oaks)
IS37 Copy of 4 pages from White's Gazetteer, 1851, giving details of Elston, its buildings, families, people and their occupations
IS38 1. Some extracts from Commons Journals v47 (Syerston) and v50 (East Stoke and Elston); 2. W E Tate 'A Domesday of English Enclosure Acts and Awards', 1978 showing enclosures in the area (including Elston) 1760-1795; 3. sale of the Manor of Elston in 1798 to George Bromley
IS39 File containing pictures of Gash's buses in London, menus of Gash's dinners, meal bill from Coeur de Lion, receipt for petrol from Old Forge, newspaper cuttings about Elston Towers, + other local material
IS40 School project researched from Newark Library, The Elston Index and other sources
IS41 Large book containing collection of maps - compiled by the late Harry James
IS42 Large scrapbook compiled in 1970 by the late Harry James - contains photographs, artwork by Harry James and Evelyn Wright, articles by Mary Peatfield about her childhood, school project on ages of houses in the village, information on historical aspects of Elston
IS43 Notes based on lecture by K S S Train (Hon Sec of the Thoroton Society of Nottinghamshire) - 15th May 1970 + additional information from The Elston Index
IS44 Papers of the Smith-Bromley Family of East Stoke, 1305-1876 - mainly estate papers, manorial records, title deeds of property and other legal papers - includes reference to property and land in Elston - mainly business correspondence - includes map of East Stoke dated 1561
IS45 File containing details of all Listed Buildings in Elston + Elston Towers and Elston Towers Coach House
IS46 Various letters from sympathisers regarding the tragic death of Olive Gilbert's parents in a car crash on The A1 on 5th September 1964. Also a note dated August 2004 written by Olive Gilbert on the 40th anniversary of the event.
IS47 Various items of verse prose written by Olive Wilcoxon (nee Gilbert) on 'country life', 'Elston Millennium', 'Skegness trip' etc.
IS48 Letter from The Director of The 2nd World War Experience Centre, Leeds dated 18/12/06 thanking Miss Olive Gilbert for sending accounts of war time experience
IS49 Elston Cricket Club - Season 1949 Fixtures Card
IS50 Facsimile notice of rule changes for Bromley lodge of Independent Odd Fellows Friendly Society dated 1895?
IS51 Extensive photographic record of the village over the years - separate catalogues. Images categorised under various headings
IS52 Robin Campbell / David Ditcham have compiled an Oral History based on interviews of long standing residents
IS53 Heritage Project research and compilation of gravestones in the church graveyard
IS54 1. Church concert programme (29/9/90); 2. Newark Advertiser article on Elston (30/1/87); 3. Evening Post supplements on the Civil War (1992); 4. Parish Centenary Concert Programme (14/05/95); 5. Village Plan (1981); 6. Funeral address for Roger Hiscocks (2007)
IS55 Artwork (brochures, maps, reliefs) for the Village and Battlefield Heritage Trails
IS56 Two boxes containing various papers of the late Harry James (former Headmaster of Elston School and local historian): Elston and non-Elston related: notes on history of Elston; Church and Chapel; archaeological finds
IS57 Album containing photographs and notes on Gash's buses over the years
IS58 Handwritten book entitled "A Basket Full" on basket making, willow growing in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire, 1/2 page on Basket making in Elston - about John Rawson, Skep maker
IS59 Translation of two 14th century manuscripts on sale of land in Elston vicinity: (i) sale of manor of Elston by William de Staunton (ii) sale of land by Robert de Stoke to Hospital of St Leonard. Original Latin manuscripts in University of Nottingham, Dept of Manuscripts and Special Collections
IS60 Various Deeds, conveyance documents for land around Lady Pitt Farm, Syerston and East Stoke - not Elston
IS61 Deeds of settlement between Charles John Wharton Darwin & Gilbert William Lloyd Darwin dated 1935 and between Gilbert William Lloyd Darwin and Vivien Mary Kindersley dated 1942 and 1945 + accompanying map. Concerns fields North of Trent lane, Elston Lodge and adjacent land and land on the Green
IS62 Deeds of settlement between Gilbert William Lloyd Darwin (1st Part) and Vivian Mary Kindersley (2nd Part) and Fred Lee (3rd Part) dated 1945 and between Fred Lee and Edgar Denis Lee dated 1951 and between Edgar Dennis Lee and William Henry Price and Charles Clark Price dated 1962. Concerns Rectory Farm and Elston Lodge and associated land.
IS63 Electronic copies of The Octave (Parish Magazine) from July 2004 to present (except Sept 2006)
IS64 Copy of East Stoke and Elston enclosure award (1801) made by K Tweedale Meaby, Clerk of Peace, Shire Hall, Nottingham, 1938. Large book - 51 pages containing allocation of land and fields + colour map copy of plan of Lordships of East Stoke and Elston 1795 & 1796. map ~ 2' 6" x 4' - Notts CC Plan 2216/1
IS65 Booklet, 27 pages: Sale particulars for contents of Elston Hall, June 1975. Sold by order of Mr & Mrs Philips. Henry Spencer & Sons, Retford Notts. Includes Porcelain & pottery, Glassware, Ornamental Items, Costume and Uniform, Pictures, Engravings and Prints, Drawings, Oil Paintings, Books, Linen, Furniture & Furnishings particulars
IS66 Two handwritten pages: Copy of "Agreed Guide which Applies to the Ann Darwin Cottages" dated June 1978
IS67 Letter from W.... E......, Rectory Farm, 14/05/95, regarding 'Cricket - 1895 Village style', Elston Parish Council Centenary celebration match, June 1995 - 3 pages
IS68 Elston Parish Council centenary celebration souvenir programme - 1995
IS69 Folder containing various items including: 1. Ernest Crawford's Licences to slaughter animals 1933 & 1935; 2. Elston Hall magazine 1968; 3. Five parish magazines Aug, Oct 1971, Apr, Oct 1972, Apr 1974; 4. Notice of sale of Orchard House, Top Street, June 1967; 5. Clothing ration book 1946-47 C C; 6. Food ration books 1953-54 (Ernest Crawford, Margery Crawford and Chris Crawford); 7. 1st WW post card; 8. 1933 electrician's invoice ; 9. 1935 dentist's invoice ; 10. 1942 Builder's invoice; 11. Whist & dancing invitation to Elston Towers - Jan 1935; 12. Election circular 1946 for William W Gash.
IS70 Three documents: 1. Elston and Sibthorpe Parish Magazine, 17th June 1925; 2. Letter concerning provision of allowance for Sibthorpe Clergyman 26th May 1922; 3. Elston Parochial Church Council meeting note saying they will not provide any maintenance or upkeep for Sibthorpe church and graveyard 12th February 1934
IS71 Conveyance documents for Kirklevington, land and outbuildings from 1931 to present day. Further details in Kirklevington Material page
IS72 Various documents including: 1. notes on evidence for site of St Leonard's hospital ; 2. Ratepayers association membership card 1960-61 ; 3.Elston Hall Christmas card 1933 ; 4. Newspaper article on Gilbert Darwin 1976 ; 5. Newspaper clip on Elston Methodist Guild 1951 ; 6. Photo of staff at Elston Hall 1930s ; 7. Charless Jabez Bond invoice 31/12/1945 & George Wilkinson invoice 14/7/1945 ; 8. Bromley Lodge of Odd Fellows Society rules amendment ; 9. Wedding invitation - Vivien Mary Darwin to Claude Richard Henry Kindersley, 5th October ???? ; 10. All Saints journal March & April (Easter) 1950 ; 11. Elston Village Hall Opening programme 12/9/1959 ; 12. Dedication of Memorial to Colonel Charles W Darwin at All Saints church 6th January 1929.
IS73 Unveiling of Erasmus Darwin bust - 200 yrs after his death, April 2002
IS74 Thoroton Society Lecture by K S S Train on 'History of Elston'
IS75 Invitation to Bishop's institution, canvassing letters for election in 1967 and thanking letter for election in 1952
IS76 Booklet entitled 'A Country Childhood' by Margaret Moutrie
IS77 Booklet entitled 'All Change - Another Agricultural Revolution' by John W Poucher 2000
IS78 Booklet entitled 'Once upon a time in Nottinghamshire' by Francis William (Bill) Midwinter 2006
IS79 Booklet entitled 'The Fosse Way' by Trevor Dann and Keith Train, BBC Radio Nottingham 1976
IS80 Book entitled '304 Squadron - Wellingtons against the U-Boats', Stratus (Publ) 2005
IS81 Book entitled 'W Gash and Sons Ltd., Newark' by David J Stanier, Trent Valley Publications, 1987
IS82 Programme for 'The Major-Domo', an Opera performed by Elston Hall School, 3rd and 5th December ?
IS83 Late 15th cent ring, found in Elston 1966 in the garden of 'Sunnyside' by Nicky Renyard David. Accompanying letters from Newark Museum (1966) and from Nicky David (2010), the former having dated the ring when first found.
IS84 Elston Cricket Club scoring books from 1936 and 1937 seasons
IS85 List of information from East Stoke registers giving details of burials, leases, wills, mortgages etc. Information from 1340 to 1811 -
IS86 A Queen Victoria's Jubilee (1887) commemorative medallion presented by the Mayor of Newark, T Tidd Pratt to village notaries including Miss Ethel Adams, formally of Broomfield, Top St. Given to Nicky Renyard David in the early 1960's
IS87 Forty years of parish magazines - 1964 - 2004 + a few earlier ones dating back to 1926
SD1 Broadcast Receiving Licence 1953, Chapel Farm, Low St
SD2 Reverse side of SD1
SD3 Invoice for ploughing and cultivating, Chapel Farm, 6th February 1953
SD4 Invoice for leather/saddling work for Chapel Farm from C J Bond, saddlers, 31st December 1952
SD5 Letter from Inland Revenue, Collector of Taxes to A P Wright, Chapel Farm, 28th August 1952. Concerns PAYE 1951/52
SD6 Invoice from James Hopkinson & Sons, agricultural, electrical and heating engineers to Chapel Farm for supply of rivets, drill tubes and springs etc. 31st March 1952
SD7 Reverse of SD6 showing engraving of Massey-Harris, artificial manure distributor
SD8 RAC "Get You Home Service" Voucher (i.e. Relay) valid until 7th April 1950
SD9 Reverse side of SD8
SD10 Elston Pig Club Invoice/Account, 5th August 1946
SD11 Invoice from George Wilkinson, joiner, wheelwright, undertaker, painter decorator to A P Wright for repairs to cart and lorry etc. 3rd January 1947
SD12 Reverse side of SD11 referring to repairing washing machine, redecorating bedroom, boarding fireplace
SD13 Invoice from W Gash and Sons, Millers and Corn Merchants to A P Wright, 24th July 1946
SD14 Letter from Nottingham War Agricultural Executive Committee to A P Wright, 14th September 1944 concerning payment of accounts
SD15 Very faint postcard, June 13th 1911?
SD16 Recruitment document - Certified Copy of Attestation when joining the Royal Engineers for Leonard Major Wright, 10th March 1942. Includes response to enlistment questions and signature against oath
SD17 Certificate of service for the Great War for Charles Jabez Bond, 27/10/16 to 01/11/19. Served in 10th Volunteer Notts-Derby regiment
SD18 Notes of interview between E W and Miss P B dated 1981, daughter of Jabez Bond, the Saddler
SD19 Transcript of Interview between E W and her parents E W and L W of Chapel farm, Elston about their war experiences as evacuees and farm workers during WW2. Interview conducted 1998
SD20 Deeds - Concerns fields North of Trent lane, Elston Lodge and adjacent land and land on the Green
SD21 Deeds - Concerns Rectory Farm and Elston Lodge and associated land.
SD22 Emergency fire arrangements for the village during firemens' strike 1977
SD23 Programme of opening ceremony of Elston All Saints' Anglican-Methodist aided Primary School 20th May 1974
SD24 Parish Magazine - "Four Parishes" June 1974
SD25 Elston Hall Contents sale particulars June 1975
SD26 Copy of handwritten Ann Darwin Cottages agreement for tenants June 1978
SD27 Nine pages of handwritten foolscap: Schooldays -Elston 1923-1929 author not named but possibly M P
SD28 Three pages of handwritten foolscap: On School Inspectors and Inspections. author not named but possibly M P
SD29 Four pages of handwritten foolscap: On YPT year 1936-37. author not named but possibly M P
SD30 Harry James's note on Elston's first school
SD31 Petition signed by 160 villages urging prompt action to be taken to speed up the construction of the new School because of lack of facilities in the old school - no date but probably early 1970s
SD32 Eleven pages of handwritten foolscap: 'The History of Elston Church of England School - by D J - 1st year student. No date
SD33 Statement of position at Summer 1975 of Ann Darwin Charity
SD34 Report of commissioners for inquiring concerning charities: Parish of Elston, Robert Waring Darwin's Charity
SD35 Elston Silver jubilee Festivities - 1977 - letter from Chairman of Paris Council (Ivor Walker) to residents
SD36 Elston Chapel Booklet - Churches Conservation Trust, Series 4, No. 35, March 1996
SD37 Elston All Saint's Church by Harry M James
SD38 Harry James - rough notes on 'Elston before Elston'
SD39 Letter from Bill Evans, Rectory Farm, 14/05/95, regarding 'Cricket - 1895 Village style', Elston Parish Council Centenary celebration match, June 1995 - 3 pages
SD40 Elston Parish Council centenary celebration souvenir programme - 1995
SD41 Ernest Crawford licence to slaughter animals, 1933
SD42 Sales particulars for Orchard House, Top Street - June 1967
SD43 Election circular for W W Gash - March 1946, 2 documents in one file
SD44 Invitation to a whist and dancing evening at Elston Towers - January 1935
SD45 First World War postcard, 1914, from soldiers to Miss Margery Merrin, All Saints School
SD46 Unused Food Ration Book 1953-54 (front cover only) for Chris Crawford, 12 Council House, Elston
SD47 Child Clothing Book 1946-47 (front cover only) for Chris Crawford, Elston
SD48 Elston Hall School Magazine - Summer 1968
SD49 Elston & Sibthorpe Parish Magazine 17th June 1925
SD50 Letter from Portland Estate Office to Colonel C W Darwin saying he will no longer provide an allowance for the Clergyman of Sibthorpe, 26th May 1922
SD51 Statement from meeting of Elston Parochial Church Council saying it will not provide any upkeep or maintenance for Sibthorpe Church and Graveyard, 12th February 1934
SD52 Title and conveyance document/information from 1886 to 1931
SD53 Evidence for site of the Hospital of Saint Leonard's inc. maps etc.
SD54 Elston Village Hall official opening - souvenir programme 12th September 1959
SD55 Pamphlet: All Saints' Elston Dedication of memorial to Colonel C W Darwin, 6th January 1929
SD56 East Stoke, Elston and Syerston Ratepayer's Assoc. Membership Card 1960-61
SD57 Elston Hall Christmas Card 1933
SD58 Odd Fellows Friendly Society - Bromley Lodge, Elston - amendment of rules
SD59 Wedding Invitation - Vivien Mary Darwin to Claude Richard Henry Kindersley, Wednesday 5th October ?
SD60 Invoice - Charles Jabez Bond (Harness Maker) - Mr J Lee & Sons - 31st December 1945
SD61 Invoice George Wilkinson - Mrs G Wilkinson - 14th July 1945 - undertaker's fees for late Mr G Wilkinson
SD62 Newspaper article on Mr Gilbert Darwin October 1976
SD63 Elston Hall Staff 1930s: Ethel Martin, Vera Dring, Bill Long, Dorothy Lee (nee Hewitt), Sally Long, Susan Kirkland
SD64 Newspaper clip 17th February 1951 - Elston Methodist Guild
SD65 The Journal of All Saints, Elston and St Peter, Sibthorpe, March 1950
SD66 The Journal of All Saints, Elston and St Peter, Sibthorpe, April 1950 (Easter)
SD67 Friendly Society annual return - blank form - Reg. No. 321 Notts
SD68 1851 Trade Census 1 page - K Train Compiled?
SD69 "A Country Childhood" Copy of Margaret Moutrie's monograph/booklet on country life as a child in Elston - 27 files - 27 double pages
SD70 Invitation to the Institution of the Rector of Elston (Norman Henry Todd) - Sept 1971
SD71 Canvassing letter from W T Poucher - April 1967 - Newark Rural District Council Elections
SD72 Canvassing letter from F E Lockwood - April 1967 - Newark Rural District Council Elections
SD73 Letter from George Sheppard thanking Mrs Crawford for assistance during County Council Elections - April 1952
SD74 Harry James's notes for a talk on The Darwins of Elston June 1993
SD75 Notes of the Darwin Portraits
SD76 Historical notes on Middleton Towers written by F. Peatfield, 1982
SD77 Copy of folder giving details and locations of all listed buildings in Elston
SD78 Sale Particulars of the Elston Estate, Sept 1945
SD79 Sale brochure of Elston Grange (now Tudor Oaks)
SD80 Programme for the 1995 WI Festival of Flowers
SD81 Programme for the Music Night on 29th March 1996
SD82 Programme for the Civic Service to mark the centenary of the Parish Council, 15th January 1995
SD83 Programme for the opening of the Village Hall, 12th September 1959
SD84 Programme for the Centenary Concert on 14th May 1995
SD85 A souvenir programme for the 1995 Centenary
SD86 Unveiling of Erasmus Darwin bust - 200 yrs after his death, April 2002
SD87 Thoroton Society Lecture by K S S Train on 'History of Elston'
SD88 Nottingham Evening post article on opening of village shop 2005
SD89 Newark Advertiser article on The Old Chapel 2003
SD90 Two Newark Advertiser articles on the Elston Heritage Project - launch (2007) and 1st exhibition (2008)
SD91 Newark Advertiser articles on Elston Index publication
SD92 Newark Advertiser article on 1995 centenary cricket match
SD93 Invitation to institution of Bishop of Sherwood, Archdeacon of Newark to Mr and Mrs Crawford
SD94 W T Poucher canvassing letter to voters, RDC elections, April 1967
SD95 F E Lockwood canvassing letter to voters, RDC elections, April 1967
SD96 Letter to Mrs Crawford from George Shepherd, thanking for election help, April 1952
Harry James's Papers
The following items were among the effects of the late Harry James ( 1922 - 2007), founder member of the Pentagon Local History Society and Chairman (1987 - 2004), and are held by his son, Richard James.
HJ1 File of notes on Elston Old Chapel + possible site of St Leonards Hospital
HJ2 A file containing hand written notes about the Darwins
HJ3 File containing a typed transcription of K Train's lecture on 'The History of Elston' delivered in 1970 + H James notes on 'Brief History of Elston' + derivation of the Elston name + The Eltons (family)
HJ4 The Nottingham Historian' No 41 1988 containing an article on The Site of St Leonard's Hospital, East Stoke
HJ5 Two-page Newark Advertiser article Oct 17 1986 giving details of East Stoke's preparations for the 500th anniversary of the Battle of East Stoke (1487)
HJ6 Large envelope containing text on all aspects of Elston history from buildings to families to occupations to memories etc.
HJ7 File on Elston Schools
HJ8 File on local prehistory
HJ9 File giving rough notes of a conducted tour of Elston
HJ10 File containing notes on Elston Church, its architecture, history + plan for Church video, photos of memorials
HJ11 File containing general working notes on Elston local history
HJ12 Exercise book containing working notes on local history of Elston and district
HJ13 Large hand drawn map showing prehistory finds around Elston
HJ14 Copy of a book entitled 'The Elston Family in America' by James Strode Elston 1972 includes a chapter on The Elstons in England
HJ15 File containing miscellaneous notes
HJ16 Four small display boards containing archeological finds (several missing)
HJ17 Nine pages of handwritten foolscap: Schooldays -Elston 1923-1929 author not named but possibly Mary Peatfield
HJ18 Three pages of handwritten foolscap: On School Inspectors and Inspections. author not named but possibly Mary Peatfield
HJ19 Four pages of handwritten foolscap: On YPT year 1936-37. author not named but possibly Mary Peatfield
HJ20 Petition signed by 160 villages urging prompt action to be taken to speed up the construction of the new school because of lack of facilities in the old school - no date but probably early 1970s
HJ21 Eleven pages of handwritten foolscap: 'The History of Elston Church of England School - by Delphine James - 1st year student. No date-
HJ22 Various notes on history of Elston including Church/Chapel, Elston name, Erasmus Darwin,
HJ23 Notebook (Exercise Book) including Harry's notes on brief village history, St Leonard's Hospital, Elston Towers, Rectory and All Saints Church, Elston Hall, Old Chapel, + other rough notes
HJ24 Harry James's notes for a talk on Elston before history e.g. prehistoric, Roman times, Angle-Saxons, Vikings etc.
HJ25 File containing various assorted notes including Ann Darwin charity and Robert Waring Darwin charity, draft village plan - no date
HJ26 Original deed of settlement, dated 5th April 1862, between Mrs Elizabeth Wood and William Fox Clarke - probably not related to Elston.
HJ27 A4 sized pamphlet on Elston All Saint's Church written by Harry James - contains original photos of church, map of Elston 1851, history of the church, The Revd Frederick Swire (1855-) The Darwins, church history from 1970.
HJ28 A4 sized pamphlet on The History of East Stoke
HJ29 Photos of the church
HJ30 Some hand drawn maps of Elston
HJ31 Emergency fire arrangements for the village during firemens' strike
HJ32 Programme of opening ceremony of Elston All Saints' Anglican-Methodist aided Primary School 20th May 1974
HJ33 Parish Magazine - "Four Parishes" June 1974