TRING: LOCAL HISTORY TITLES
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A HIGHWAY LAID WITH WATER:
a history of the Grand Junction Canal

THE TRAIN NOW DEPARTING:
notes and extracts on the history of the London and Birmingham Railway

THE RAILWAY COMES TO TRING:
construction of the railway from Euston to Tring.

GONE WITH THE WIND:
windmills and those around Tring.

ROADS AND THOSE IN TRING:
the Sparrows Herne Turnpike and other local roads.

PUBLIC HEALTH COMES TO TRING:
the early provision of clean drinking water and sanitation.

BANKING COMES TO TRING:
a history of Thomas Butcher & Sons.



Photo: Wendy Austin collection.
 

THE MYSTERY OF THE TRING TILES:
they date from the 14th century and were made using a technique known as sgraffito.

THEY CALLED US TO ARMS:
Letters to Tring from The Great War 1914-19

THE TRING WAR MEMORIAL:
biographical notes of those whose names are inscribed on the WWI section of the Memorial
THIS WEBSITE IS CURRENTLY UNDER CONSTRUCTION

THE MILLERS TALE:
The memoirs of Ralph Seymour, corn merchant, miller and clerk in holy orders.

RECOLLECTIONS:
Short accounts by Tring residents of aspects of their lives and of past events.

THE TRING FLOUR MILL:
Flour milling, Trings oldest continuous industry.

GERALD MASSEY:
Trings poet - also a Chartist and researcher into the influence of ancient Egyptian beliefs.

TRING IN 1895 AND IN 1914:
From Kelly’s Directory for Hertfordshire.



Photo: Wendy Austin collection.

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