The Wills of Our Ancestors – A Guide for Family & Local Historians

What are wills, and how can they be used for family and local history research? How can you interpret them and get as much insight from them as … [Read more...]





Pits and PitMen of Barnsley

Barnsley Pits and Pit Men by Brian Elliott is a pictorial celebration of the men who worked in the pits and the society in which they lived. The … [Read more...]





Captain Oates – Soldier & Explorer

'I am just going outside and may be some time.' With these words, on 17 March 1912, Captain Oates walked out to his death in an Antarctic blizzard and … [Read more...]





The End of Glory – War & Peace in HMS Hood 1916-1941

There have been many fine books written on HMS Hood, the glory of the Royal Navy, while television and cinema have also taken the subject to their … [Read more...]





Major And Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide To The Somme – Sixth expanded edition with Lat & Long references – Foreword from Sir Martin Gilbert

Major and Mrs Holt's Battlefield Guide to the Somme is, without doubt, one of the bestselling guide books to the battlefields of the Somme. This … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Pocket Battlefield Guide to the Somme 1916/1918

The Somme is the epicentre for most people in the study of the First World War from a UK and Commonwealth perspective. Today the landscape and … [Read more...]





Major & Mrs Holt’s Battlefield Guide to Ypres Salient

This is the most complete guide to the First World War Battlefield of Ypres that has ever been published. Tonie and Valmai Holt, have condensed the … [Read more...]





Foul Deeds and Suspicious Deaths In & Around Barnsley

Barnsley and the surrounding area has a dark and sinister past. There were many foul deeds committed throughout the centuries of the most heinous … [Read more...]





Clydebank Battlecruisers – Forgotten Photographs from John Brown’s Shipyard

Between 1906 and 1920 the Clydebank shipyard of John Brown & Sons built five battlecruisers, each one bigger than the last, culminating in the … [Read more...]





Gubbins & SOE

General Colin Gubbins was in charge of SOE during World War Two. This is the first biography of a man who was destined to live his life in the … [Read more...]