PUBLICATIONS

The Society maintains a collection of books and pamphlets and actively promotes publications relating to Hythe and the surrounding area.Some items are still for sale. (Packaging and postage will be added to prices if items are to be sent outside the Hythe area) To order any item on sale or to arrange to see or borrow items, please telephone Alan Joyce: 01303 267085 or Contact Us Here

In addition to the list below the Society has a large collection of other publications and research material relating to Hythe and the surrounding area. For details of these, see Archives

We are always keen to acquire additions to our library. Anyone wishing to dispose of books relating to Hythe and the surrounding area, please Contact Us Here

We also have a number of digitised publications available to download and read free of charge. You will need a suitable PDF reader to open and read. They can be viewed here: Free Digital Publications

A Walk Around Historic Hythe

A5 | 68 Pages | Full Colour

By Sally Chesters & Christopher Melchers with Jill Ayling, Kim Murton & Michael Tubman

Published: 2022

Price: £5:00

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The Deedes Family in Hythe Kent 1580-1800

A4 | 99 Pages | Illustrated

By Christopher McGonigal

Published: 2021

Price: £8:00

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Our Time in Hythe

A4 | 24 Pages | An excellent review of significant events in our local area

Edited by Christopher Melchers

Published: 2020

Price: £5:00

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The Last Days of Hythe Harbour

A4, 54 Pages | Superb maps and illustrations by janine Umbers | ISBN 1 900101 20 3

Text by Maurice Young | Maps and Illustrations by Janine Umbers

Reprinted: 2019

Price: £5:00

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Hythe & Saltwood Remember: 1914-18, The Fallen

Brief biographies researched by Hythe Local History Group and other local researchers | Forward by Admiral of the Fleet the Lord Boyce KG GCB OBE DL | A5 | 212 Pages

Edited by Anne Petrie

Published: 2019

Price: £6:00

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Echoes From The Sky

New Edition - Revised and Expanded by Peter Osbourne

By Richard Scarth

Published: 2017

Price: £12:95

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Parish Pot-Pourri

Published by Penumbra | ISBN 978-0 9931435-9-5 | 151 Pages | All proceeds donated to Friends of St. Leonard's Church

By Mike Umbers

Published: 2016

Price: £6:00

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About St. Leonard's

Mostly reprinted from St. Leonard's Parish Review 1909-2015 | Published by AudiaArcadia.com | ISBN 978-1-326-47182-8 | 122 Pages | All proceeds donated to Friends of St. Leonard's Church (Now available online or in hard copy from Amazon)

By Mike Umbers

Published: 2015

Price: £6:00

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Hythe Celebrities

J&J Print Hythe | A4 | 34 Pages

John Woodward & John Keeffe

Published: 2010

Price: £1:50

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A Saltwood Miscellany: 800 years in the village and parish of Saltwood

Mostly reprinted from St. Leonard's Parish Review 1909-2015 | Published by Penumbra | ISBN | 12 Pages | Out of print but available for Kindle and similar devices via Amazon | Proceeds to the Church of St. Peter & St. Paul Saltwood

By Mike Umbers

Published: 2007

Price: £2:34

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Hythe Events - Some National Events and the Nation's Rulers

Hythe Civic Society Publication | A5 | 20 Pages

Compiled by Brian Doorne

Published: 2005

Price: £1:00

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Remember Hythe, The High Street 1902-1992

MacSegar Press | ISBN 874638 003 6 | A4 | 40 Pages | Superb drawings by Rufus Segar | PDF Version now available for free from the 'Join Us' page

Design & Drawing by Rufus Segar

Published: 1992

Price: £1:50

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Hythe Police Station 1913-1936 - A History and Personal Memoir

Hythe Printers Ltd | ISBN 900101 25 4 |

By Diana Spencer

Published: Not Listed

Price: £1:00

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Dorothy from Hythe in Kent

The first part of the book is Dorothy's recollections of her early life in Hythe during the early years of 20th Century | Plowright Press Warwick | ISBN 0 9543127 0 8 | A5 | 264 Pages

By Dorothy K Thomas and her daughter Ruth I Johns

Published: 1988

Price: £0:50p

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The Society has also acquired the following publications, copies of which are held in the archives for loan to members of the Society. Please see above contact for information.

'Echoes from the Sky'  by Richard Scarth, it is a New Edition - Revised and Expanded by Peter Osborne. ISBN(13)  978-1-872836 - 17 - 1. Published 2017.

 

'Hythe - The postcard collection' by Martin Easdown & Linda Sage. ISBN : 978 1 4456 7165 9 (print) & 978 1 4456 7166 6 (e book). Published 2017.

 

'Hythe - Through Time'  A further collection of photographs of Hythe by Martin Easdown and Linda Sage. ISBN : 978 1 84865 919 0. Published 2010.