The Pirton Local History Group has published the following two books and a booklet of walks.
Portrait of Pirton – a century of change
Written and compiled by the Pirton Local History Group; 9 themed chapters, 152 pages 400 black & white photographs with detailed captions. In large A4 format. “A wonderful read with a huge number of excellent photographs and very significant contribution to Pirton history.”
The source of almost all of the material has been interviews and discussions with past and present residents of Pirton, or with people with strong connections with the village. Other important sources were the Parish Magazine, the Minutes of the Parish Council, and newspapers and documents from Hitchin Museum and the County Record Office in Hertford.
The book, published November 2005, is available from the Pirton Local History Group, priced £10.00.
For postage and packing please add £3.00 for the UK, for the rest of Europe add £4.50, for the rest of the world add £8.00. Contact us to find out more.
Morning Has Broken, by Joan Wayne and children of Pirton School
This is the story of Pirton’s board school from 1877 to 1987. The book, published 1987 in paperback, is available from the Pirton Local History Group ), priced £5.00 P & P UK £2.00 P & P Overseas £5.00. Contact us to find out more.
Pirton Village Walks, by Clare Baines and Pam Finbow
Three planned walks around the village of Pirton, last updated 2003.
Available from the Pirton Local History Group, priced £2.00 P & P UK £1.00 P & P Overseas £3.00. Contact us to find out more.