Publications by other organisations

 Blythe-Lord, R, A Guide to the Garden of Thorn

  • 24pp illustrated with numerous colour and b&w photographs. Price £4.50 + p&p. Thorn House gardens are important both botanically and historically. The booklet provides the full background to their development, plus information on the history of Thorn House itself. Please contact us via the contact page to arrrange for payment and despatch.

Anon (2000) Discovering Wembury: a guide to parish history, environment and footpaths, Wembury Parish Council.

  • 42pp illustrated with numerous colour photographs. The first 22 pages comprise articles on varied aspects of local history contributed by a number of local residents. Available from local shops. To contact the publishers, please use the Wembury Parish Council website.

Tagg, K The Romantic Story of Wembury Church 8th edition, 2009, St Werburgh’s Parochial Church Council

  • 28pp with full colour cover and numerous colour photographs. This wide-ranging booklet covers the church itself, the historical contexts in which it grew, its relationship with the Church of England hierarchy and the incumbents since 1611. Available from the church bookstall, price £1.50

Palmer, A M (2004) Reaching the Heights: a celebration of one hundred years of Staddon Heights golf, 1904-2004, Staddon Heights Golf Club

  • In addition to the history of the club itself, this volume is highly informative with respect to the western part of the parish and, in particular, its former defence function.  Contact the Club Secretary on 01752 402475 ( to purchase a copy. Stocks are low, but a copy is held in our archive.