This page contains some information about a book on the History of Eckington by Nils Wilkes, the history of Holy Trinity Church, a downloadable eBook (pdf format) by Nils Wilkes about Eckington Servicemen who served and those who died in the First and Second World Wars and memories of Eckington from individual's who spent some time in the village in the past or still live in the village (further entries welcome). There is also access to British History Online, which can be accessed free until 30 September 2020.
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A HISTORY OF ECKINGTON by NILS WILKES
169 pages with many photographs.
A detailed and informative history of the village of Eckington and its environs.
Reprinted 2005 (with revisions)
Available for sale at the Eckington Village Stores.
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BRITISH HISTORY ONLINE is a not-for-profit digital library based at the Institute of Historical Research.
It brings together material for British history from the collections of libraries, archives, museums and academics.
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British History Online is a collection of nearly 1300 volumes of primary and secondary content relating to British and Irish history, and histories of empire and the British world. BHO also provides access to 40,000 images and 10,000 tiles of historic maps of the British Isles.
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To use the free content until the end of July 2021, simply use the search facility or browse catalogue or subject guides. No need to set up an account or subscribe at this stage.
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