Publications available via Worle History Society

Contact Raye Green
or phone: 01934 516773


Several of our books are now out of print, but are available as  PDF documents, in the process of being listed below.  You can download them with one click and open the files in your download box at the top of the page.  We would welcome your comments, and any additional information you may be happy to share. 


The books listed below are all written by Raye Green or Lesley Brown.  We are contacting other members who have written books and articles and are considering posting the results of our research projects here when we can  gain necessary permissions.


If you are really impressed, donations to Worle History Society would be very welcome.  Contact details at foot of page.


Early Worle, 1066 to 1307
This book introduces us to ideas about and speculation upon Worle's early history. From 1066, The Castle, the Church and the Forest, The Priory and so on. A tale to ponder upon. By Lesley Brown
Early Worle 1066 to 1307.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.6 MB]
Worle's Pubs
The history of brewing and drinking in and around Worle from the Bronze Age to the 20th century. All your favourite watering holes are here. Illustrated by Sally Staples. By Lesley Brown
Worle's Pubs.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [2.9 MB]
Worle Association Football Club
This history of Worle Football Club, often referred to as Worle Old Boys is full of surprises. It takes the reader from 1898 to the 21st century. Club members down the years have made generous contributions of team photos and anecdotes. There are cuttings from newpapers and scrap books. Priceless.
by Raye Green
Worle AFC, The book.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [10.9 MB]
A Glimpse of Edwardian Worle
108 pages with lovely illustrations that introduces Worle in the very early 20th century. The book draws on census information, newspaper reports, photographs kindly donated by members. Something of a treasure. By Raye Green.
A Glimpse of Edwardian Worle.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [10.0 MB]
Wartime Worle
183 pages tracking the happenings in Worle from 1939 to 1945. Illustrations galore and information from local newspaper articles, diaries and anedotal contributions. By Raye Green.
Wartime Worle, The book.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [9.2 MB]
Journal of Worle in World War Two
An entry for every day of the war and the run up to the declaration. No illustrations, but only a small number of days have no information. Raye Green
Journal 39 to 45.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.3 MB]
Worle's Home Guard
A page each for the 58 men who appear in the photograph of Worle's own Dad's Army. The depth of the research varies, inevitably, and is ongoing. There is a short introduction with additional material. by Raye Green
HG 3rd Edition.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [1.1 MB]
Wonderful Worle in 1953
97 pages of memories and pictures of the village of Worle in Somerset, England. 1953 was a special year in England, where a new Elizabethan Era was emerging. Anyone who loves this place, or who loves the 1950s or who loves England, will have a ball with this. By Raye Green
Wonderful Worle 1953.pdf
Adobe Acrobat document [10.0 MB]
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