The following list of publications relates to books, maps and pamphlets written and published by various authors and publishers, over the past 150 years. They relate mostly to the present day boundary of Ecclesfield Civil Parish rather than the historical area. In the past 30 to 40 years, the local history groups in the area have written a range of books and booklets some of which are still in print.
General publications about Ecclesfield Parish
Beever, Jim (1983) The Truant’s Return, Bygone Grenoside in Poems and Prose from a Truant’s Pen, Eastwood Press.
Dale, George (1934) A Brief History of Methodism in the Village of Grenoside, Stockwell, London.
Eastwood, Rev. J. (1862) History of the Parish of Ecclesfield, Bell and Daldy, London.
Ecclesfield WEA Local History Class, (1975) New Light on Old Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire Historian Supp.1.
Ecclesfield WEA Local History Class, (1977) Exploring Old Ecclesfield, South Yorkshire Historian Supp.2.
Ecclesfield WEA Local History Group, (1992) Aspects of Victorian Ecclesfield, WEA Rotherham.
Gatty, Alfred (1884) A Life at One Living, Bell & Sons, London & Robert White, Worksop.
Gatty, Horatia K. F. (1885) Juliana Horatia Ewing and Her Books, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge.
Greaves (ed), Anthea (1987) When We Were Young – Our Daily Bread, Ecclesfield & High Green Adult Education Division.
Greaves (ed), Anthea (1988) When We Were Young – Our Daily Health, Ecclesfield & High Green Adult Education Division.
Grinyer, Peter H. and Spender, J-C (1979) Turnaround- managerial recipes for strategic success, The fall and rise of the Newton Chambers group. Associated Business Press, London. ISBN: 0 85227 232 4.
Habershon, Matthew Henry (1893) Chapeltown Researches, Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London and Pawson and Brailsford, Sheffield.
Hey, David (1968) The Village of Ecclesfield, The Advertiser Press Ltd., Huddersfield.
Jeffcock, John Thomas (1867) Parkin Jeffcock, Civil & Mining Engineer, A Memoir, Bembrose & Lothian, London & Bembrose & Sons, Derby.
Lee, David (1984) History of Burncross School, Sheffield Education Committee.
Maxwell, Christabel (1949) Mrs Gatty & Mrs Ewing, Constable, London.
Morley, Chris (1996) Grenoside, A Brief Historical Survey, Pam Print, Grenoside. ISBN: 1 901209 00 8.
Morley, Chris (ed) (2000) Yesterday in Grenoside written by Albert Goddard between 1946-48, Pam Print, Grenoside. ISBN: 1 901209 03 1.
Roebuck, J. (1978) the Ecclesfield poet, A Collection of Poems, Eastwood Press.
Slinn, Cyril (c.1984) Ecclesfield in Times Past, A Countryside Publication.
Thompson, M.A. (1980) Old Chapeltown, Eastwood Press, Rotherham. ISBN: 099006606.
Warner, Pearl (n.d. 1980s) Briar Patch.
Wasteneys, Harold (n.d.) Harrowin Times, Further Grenoside Recollections.
Winder (ed), Thomas (1921) An Old Ecclesfield Diary 1775-1845, Northend Ltd., Sheffield.
Wrigley, J.R. (n.d.) An Ecclesfield Camera Pickard Publishing. ISBN: 09534267-9-3
from Chapeltown & High Green Archive (C&HGA)
The Place-Names of the Chapeltown-High Green Area by Joan Gregory, 1979.
Glimpses of High Green’s Past by Joan Jones and the High Green Adult Education class, 1980.
Mortomley St Saviour’s Church (establishment of … and Parkin Jeffcock) by Joan Jones, c.1981.
School Project: Childhood in Chapeltown and High Green 1840-1940, produced c.1983. A local history education pack for primary schools in the area consisting of background information and ideas for teachers, children’s worksheets, audio-tapes and a slide pack. Funded by Sheffield Education Authority, initiated and co-ordinated by Joan Jones.
High Green in Times Past by E. Bellamy, R. Clammer & Joan Jones, A Countryside Publication, c.1984. ISBN: 0-86157-065-0
Chapeltown and High Green: The War Years by Mel and Joan Jones, 1988, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-0-3
Ecclesfield Parish Pictorial by Mel and Joan Jones, 1991, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-1-1
Life and Times at Bracken Hill by Beryl Greaves, edited by Mel Jones, 1992, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-2-X
‘A Most Enterprising Thing …’ an illustrated history of Newton Chambers at Thorncliffe, by Mel and Joan Jones, 1993, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-3-8
Ecclesfield Parish: People and Places by Mel and Joan Jones, 1994, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-6-2
High Green in the 1920s as remembered by Stanley Ellam edited by Mel Jones, 1994, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-4-6
Growing up in Grenoside in the early years of the century by Hannah Brodie, edited by Mel Jones, 1994, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-5-4
A Geography of Childhood : An evocation of life in Howbrook and High Green in the 1920s and 1930s by Jean Huddlestone, edited by Mel Jones, 1995, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-7-0 still available.
Sit up Straight: an illustrated history of High Green Primary School & the surrounding community through 150 years by Beryl Greaves, edited by Mel Jones, 1996, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9513952-8-9
Chapeltown and High Green archive photographs by Mel and Joan Jones, 1996, Chalford Publishing, on behalf of C&HGA. ISBN: 0-75240652-3.
Reprinted by Nonsuch, 2005. ISBN: 1-84588-137-0 still available.
Ecclesfield, Grenoside, Chapeltown and High Green archive photographs by Mel and Joan Jones, 1998, Tempus Publishing, on behalf of C&HGA. ISNB: 0-7524-1122-5.
Reprinted by Nonsuch 2005, ISBN: 1-84588-123-0 still available.
Voices of Ecclesfield, Grenoside, Chapeltown and High Green by Mel and Joan Jones, 1999, Tempus Publishing, on behalf of C&HGA. ISBN: 0-7524-1648-0
Whitley Hall: an illustrated history by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2002. ISBN: 0-9521733-1-X
Past Times by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2002. ISBN: 0-9521733-3-6
The Remarkable Gatty Family of Ecclesfield by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2003, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9521733-5-5
Picturing the Past: Ecclesfield, Chapeltown and High Green in words and pictures by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2004, C&HGA. ISBN: 0-9521733-6-0, still available.
The Story of a Nomadic Wife by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2007, C&HGA. ISBN: 978-0-9521733-8-0, still available.
Changing Times by Mel and Joan Jones, Green Tree Publications, 2007, C&HGA. ISBN: 978-0-9521733-7-3
Ecclesfield, Chapeltown and High Green Through Time by Mel and Joan Jones, Amberley Publishing, 2009. ISBN: 978-1-84868-511-6
Ecclesfield, Chapeltown & High Green From Old Photographs by Joan & Mel Jones, Amberley Publishing, 2014. ISBN: 978-1445-618265. still available
Essays by Mel Jones to accompany old Ordnance Survey maps (as part of the Alan Godfrey old Ordnance Survey map series)
High Green & Thorncliffe in 1903, 1993.
Thorpe Hesley & Scholes in 1905, 1993.
Ecclesfield in 1901, 1999.
Grenoside in 1901, 1999.
Leaflets and associated information boards by Mel and Joan Jones
A walk round Tankersley (and associated information boards), 1984 and revised 1995. Tankersley Parish Council.
Ancient Woodlands of Ecclesfield Parish, C&HGA.
Broad Ing: your community wood (and board), 1988. Tankersley Parish Council.
Wincobank Hill, 1990 and revised 2009. Sheffield City Council.
Grenoside: a woodland village, 1992. Sheffield City Council.
The life and times of Alexander John Scott (Nelson’s chaplain & secret agent at Trafalgar, buried in Ecclesfield graveyard), 2005. Funded by St Mary’s Church, Ecclesfield and Ecclesfield Parish Council.
Wheata Wood and Prior Royd: two ancient woods at Grenoside, 2004 (and boards 2006). Part of the Fuelling a Revolution project.
Birley Stone: heritage site and vantage point (and board) 2006. Sheffield City Council.
Discover Ecclesfield’s Working Past – 3 leaflets and 3 boards – funded by EPIP, 2012.
Published by Grenoside & District Local History Group
1. A Guide to researching Your Family History in the Sheffield Area
2. A History of Grenoside Street Names (2002)
3. The early History of Grenoside Schools 1730-1902 by Florence Rayner (2005)
4. Grenoside Heroes edited by Margaret Batson (Out of Print)
5. Life Long Labour: A local history chronicle of life in South Yorkshire - Frank Rodgers 1916-2012 ed. Helen Jackson (launched late 2015)
6. Memories of Grenoside (1993)
7. Old Grenoside and District – A Collection of Research Items and Reminiscences Volumes 1-5
8. Round and About Grenoside, Vol. 1: A Collection of Local Interest
9. Round and About Grenoside, Vol. 2: A Story of a Local Stone
10. Round and About Grenoside, Vol. 3: Memories of a Folk Dancing Life (Out of Print)
11. Round and About Grenoside, Vol. 4: A Village Story by Chris Morley
12. Round and About Grenoside, Vol. 5: Life in the Grenoside Workhouse by Lyn Howsam and David Diver
13. St. Mark's Church - Parish Boundary Walk (2006)
14. Village Lives compiled by Lyn Howsam & Florence Rayner (c. 2008)
15. Walkers of Masbrough: a re-examination by Chris Morley (1996)
A set of resources for schools has been produced to support the collection of new material for the project as well as encourage schools to look at the historical material on the website. The guidance notes and Key Stage (KS) packs, one for each KS are designed to help teachers decide on the form of contribution and offer some ideas for engaging young people. These resources are intended to be starting points for further exploration and knowledge seeking, which will help to develop and improve children and young people’s research skills, presentation skills and consolidate their learning. While the KS packs have been designed to provide some ideas, they can be changed and adapted as appropriate. Due to the wide range of themes on the project website and the age ranges to be covered, each Key Stage offers ideas around one theme. The stimulus materials can be mixed and matched to suit class ability and individual children’s needs, and can also easily be combined with different themes. The examples presented here, therefore, should not be seen as complete modules of learning. Copies of the packs and further guidance on their use can be obtained from the project co-ordinator, Christine Handley at the Ecclesfield Parish Council Offices, tel: 0114 2845095.