The Villa Way 1874-1944.
The story about the origins and rise of Aston Villa, mainly in the words of those that led them to the top,
using freshly researched material.
Further details in John Lerwill's category at this link.
In the pipeline ...
All About Billesley and Surrounds A people's story of the conversion of a countryside
into housing estates. Expected publication: Summer/Autumn, 2018.
More publications on Birmingham and Aston Villa to follow. Planned for 2018/19. Please come back to check on details.
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Old Publications ...
Aston Villa books published (now out of print)... Aston Villa In A Nutshell All the main facts in 86 pages! Click here for details
Other publications ... The Greatest Goal!
A book of inspiration and renewal - not about football! Click here for details
The 40th Foot, 1808-1823
My ancestor faught in the Napoleonic Wars and at Waterloo as a member of the 40th Foot, said to be the best infantry regiment in the British army at the time. I have produced a PDF extract of the official history of the 40th Foot covering the period 1808 to 1823. To see the preliminary pages to this 64-page document, please click here. If you would like a copy of the entire extract for the price of only £3 please simply pay via PayPal by this button: