• Home/
  • Bookshop/
  • A Popular History of Settle and Giggleswick – Signed
A Popular History of Settle and Giggleswick book cover Signed by author

A Popular History of Settle and Giggleswick – Signed

Written by


Book condition

This book is brand new

Book details

120 pages
Hand signed, in person, by author

Book description

Publisher: Castleberg; First Edition 1993 reprinted 2006

Introduction to book: ‘This story of the evolution of Settle and Giggleswick is presented in chronological order and spans the 1,926 years between two French invasions – the Norman Conquest (1066) and the arrival of peaceful emissaries from a French town, Banyuls Sur Mer, ‘twinned’ with Settle (1992). In gathering together the many scattered notes relating to local history, for presentation in a narrative form, I have followed the well-established local procedure of quarrying material from Whitaker (History of Craven) and Messrs Robinson and Brayshaw (The Ancient Parish of Giggleswick). Thomas Brayshaw’s name bobs up everywhere, even on a brass plaque in the pew I occupied in Giggleswick Church for the Christmas Eve carol service, 1992. The book includes information gleaned from a host of Settlers and Giggleswickians, some of it during the course of local history courses I conducted under the auspices of the Craven College’. Includes 20 black and white illustrations.

We have had these copies personally signed by Bill Mitchell …Should you wish to order more than one copy of this title please email us first to check stock levels

(this title is now out of print only available whilst current stocks last) Very collectible

W R (Bill) Mitchell local author

W R Mitchell

W.R. (Bill) Mitchell was born in Skipton in 1928. After gaining…

Visit authors page

We also sell on Ebay

We have 100% positive feedback from over 25,000 happy buyers!

Visit our ebay shop
Settle down books artwork