The Yardley Hastings Society Web Site
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.... which is currently in development and new material is being added continuously. This front page is temporary while our webmasters design and implement the real one. We hope you find the items already loaded interesting.
The object of the Society is to produce a pictorial and factual history of Yardley Hastings based on maps, buildings, people, records, publications, family history, etc. pertaining to the History of our village. We already have a large stock of material and would welcome help from anyone with basic computer skills to help in uploading it. We also welcome assistance from anyone who has old photos, deeds, records, family history etc that they are prepared to lend us that can be scanned or copied. Also anyone who would like to research any particular facet of village history such as our School, Churches, Pubs, Poor Houses, Farms, Local businesses, Local People, or any other part of our Village History that they have a particular interest in.
Please contact Herbert Cave Herbert@greenyard.freeserve.co.uk or Tony Slocumbe firstname.lastname@example.org
To look at what we have so far just click on one of the highlighted headings below to access the site:
Photographs are grouped in "set". This allows a set to be selected and thumbnails of photographs in the set displayed. One thumbnail can be selected to view the full-sized photogrpah, or all photographs in the set viewed in sequence.
Informaton from the poor rate assessments for 1865 and 1887 provide the names of the owner and tenant of each house. This provides a transcription of each page of the books.
This is the starting point for searching for a document. So far a number of documents about the School have been loaded, and several press cuttings.
This allows the visitor to select a street from a list, then displays thumbnails of the houses in the selected street as a means of selecting a building. If the alternative method of selecting from a map is to be used, a page will be required to hold the map, and hotspots added to create the links. Another alternative is to import a Google map (see example on Sherington web site).