Publications

Books and leaflets published by the Society

  • Bishop’s Stortford Yesterday and Today Revisited (ISBN 978-1-7385289-0-5, May 2024) (revised and updated edition of original 1971 publication)*
  • Bishop’s Stortford: A Short History (reprinted and revised 2001)**
  • Local History Chronicles 1: The Gilbey Family, Thorley, The Roads of Bishop’s Stortford***
  • Local History Chronicles 2: Public Houses and Hotels Past and Present***
  • Local History Chronicles 3: Cinemas and Entertainment Past and Present***
  • The History of Warwick Road, Bishop’s Stortford, John Rhodes (2020)****

* available at meetings of the Society, Tourist Information Centre, Market Square and Waterstones, South Street.

** available from the Tourist Information Centre, Market Square and Waterstones, South Street.

***The Chronicles are available from the Society (see ‘Contact Us’). Copies also occasionally appear online on sites such as eBay.

**** available from the Tourist Information Centre

Town Trails

There are five Town Trails, a Children’s Trail and a Colouring Book which have been published in collaboration with Bishop’s Stortford Town Council and Bishop’s Stortford Civic Federation. These are available from the Tourist Information Centre and from Bishop’s Stortford Museum. They can also be downloaded from this link.