You will find that if you hover mouse over the photographs on the site there is usually list of names or a comment about the picture. To give you a larger screen to view pages press F11 key
NEW The launch of a community website in the NN12 area, about Towcester and the surrounding villages. Essentially it is a daily newpaper but on the web. Click here to visit ABOUTMYAREA
MONTHLY MEETINGS click for details
WAR HORSE opens in the cinemas today 13th January 2012. Did anyone in your Yardley family go into WW1 and was involved with looking after the horses or riding them. If I have enough information from you I will add this to the WW1 pages.
1st Saturday in June each year !!!
Jan 2015 - Work is progessing to change the website to a more up to date format after 9 years..
July 2014 - A letter to the Times before the church was built. January 2014 - Information about George Claridge Druce the Botanist who spend most of his childhood years in Yardley Gobion is now on line.
November 2013 - The zoomable maps I have been working on are now available to view, as yet their are no working links these will hopefully appear in the new year.
November 2013 - 149 wills now complete, to continue with inventries WILLS INDEX
December 07 - click above on details of Monthly Meetings for programme of events for the year.
September 07 - An addition to the Social activities of the village - THE ARCHERY CLUBS
August 07 - More about the MASOMS FROM THE U.S.A. The Swain Willey family.
May 07 - The Youth Club from the 1950's and 1960's. YOUTH CLUB There are also two new photos from the 1960's SOCIAL ACTIVITIES
also photos and details of the CYCLE SPEEDWAY from the 1950's
February 07 - Now added to the family history section in the census database is the first marriage register for St Leonard's church Yardley Gobion 1867 - 1930 - MARRIAGES
Another Lambert family - LAMBERT 4
January 07 - A terrible fire at Prospect House, the curate loses wife and child - CHURCH PEOPLE
also details of enclosure 1775 - ENCLOSURE
December 06 - The village builder, undertaker, & shopkeeper, the - SHAKESHAFT
A follow on to the recent display in the village church - Yardley in Wartime - WAR
October 06 - A third Lambert family from Marjorie Lambert - LAMBERT 3
A large Johnson family from Julie Isard-Brown - JOHNSON
What was or is the Yardley Plum? - YARDLEY PLUM
August 06 - A second Lambert family from Jenny O'Connell - LAMBERT 2
July 7th 06 - At Last !! The first part of the Lambert history with its special book produced by Stan Turner for his family - LAMBERT
July 16th 06 - Also the - BONHAMS from Yardley Gobion in Australia
June 22nd 06 - The Forum is now set up for you.
May 3rd 06 - FIELD MAPS
Photos added to CENTENARY
Photos added to PRIZE BAND
May 16th 06 - Additions to CHURCH and church build & burials.
New article about the Morris men from 1955 magazine MORRIS MEN
March 3rd 06 - Launch of the site.
The building of the canal through the village.
Village Halls:- Building and then closing of the Old Social Hall and the building of the Silver Jubilee Village Hall followed by the building of the New Recreation Hall.
The connection between the Hortons who have been living in the village up until just over a year ago and the farmers by the name of Horton who had Prospect house (High House) built in 1757. Have you been researching your family (Hortons) tree?
What were the youth up to in the last 60-70 years? This is the area where there are many people who can contribute their memories and often pictures to go with them, these are of great interest to many of their contemporaries.
The history and personages of the Congregational church (the chapel)..
The Public Houses of the village.
If you have information on any of these topics or are prepared to do some research contact Brenda or Maureen, see 'About us'