Local History Resources

NB – Clicking the links on this page takes you to our Wiki site where all these resources are stored. Use the browser “Back” button to get back to the main Yateley Society website.

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  • In Date Order: For those of you who would like to read your history in a more conventional way, in date-order starting in prehistory and ending up at the present day, click on Time Line. You will find a Time Line link at the end of each article: click on it to find the next article. (NB This does not provide access all the information on the website).
  • The Original Exhibitions & Talks: Material from other Society exhibitions, lectures and talks is being added to the website and accessible as Local History Exhibitions
  • History Of Yateley’s Buildings: Material is now being assembled from the Society’s files to record the history of Yateley’s Listed Buildings and other historic buildings and sites which may be listable following the passage of new legislation through Parliament. Much of this material was originally assembled for Planning Inquiries.
  • A Dictionary Of Yateley Biography: For several years members have been working on the biographies of Yateley’s residents. Some Yateley people already have their biographies recorded in the new Oxford on-line Dictionary of National Biography. Others have come to us from family historians. We are starting to write more biographies from the lowliest to the most exalted.
  • Yateley Institutions All communities create institutions such as churches, schools and hospitals, which leave their mark in the landscape, as well as clubs and societies, which often do not
  • Original Documents & Records: The origin of this website is material written for exhibitions, but this was sourced from primary documents. We have started to add scans and transcripts of original documents and records to this website.