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Memories of the Second World War 1939-45 £6.50

Kingston Local History Society members and their relations have contributed to this publication by sharing their memories of the Second World War. It is a collection of random stories, anecdotes, photos and documents. One or two come from personal experience.

Kingston - A South Hams Village £3.00

Kingston Remembered £5.00

Kingston Remembered (short version) £2.00

Back- along with Viv Freeman - available in the Dolphin Pub

Early Kingston, by Mary Petter £2.00

contains the following:
Two Hundred Years Ago - a fascinating attempt to discover what life was like in Kingston in 1787.
Kingston Defended - the preparations made against invasion in the reign of Queen Elizabeth I.
A Charter of King Aethelwulf - which refers back to the year 846.

The Church of St James the Less, Kingston £1.00

Kingston Church Bells £0.50

(some of these brochures are available in the Church)


The following publications are available online using the links below:

Inscriptions on Headstones of St James the Less Church by William Scarrat

William King - Master Mariner by William Scarratt

An account of the life of a master mariner of humble origins in sail and steam

The Brig "Okenbury" by William Scarratt

An account of the brig Okenbury, of 247 tons burden, built in Salcombe in 1869, broken up in Victoria, Australia in 1931


DVD - Preserving Kingston's Past £5.00

The DVD contains nine short films and interviews with residents