Burley in Wharfedale village history

Station Road

Burley Local History Group

Located in the library on Grange Road, and open:

  • Tuesdays 2:30 - 4:30pm
  • Fridays 2:30 - 4:30pm

Otley Rd Junction

Burley Local History Group


Publications


Publications which contain useful material on the history of Burley–in–Wharfedale.

The publications below are available on loan from both Burley and Ilkley libraries:

  • Burley Community Council, Village Design Statement, 1999
  • Burley Parish Council, The Burley Handbook 2008
  • Edmund Bogg, Two Thousand Miles in Wharfedale, John Heywood, London, 1904
  • F. W. M. Newbould, A Short History of the Parish Church of Saint Mary The Blessed Virgin, Burley-in-Wharfedale, 1993
  • T. Wemyss Reid, Life of the Rt. Hon. W.E. Forster, 2 Volumes, 4th Edition, Chapman and Hall, London, 1888. Reprinted in 1970 by Adams and Dart, Bath
  • H. Speight, Upper Wharfedale, Elliot Stock, 1900
  • John Ward, Discovering the Yorkshire Dales, Smith Settle, Otley, 1996
  • D. & M. Warwick, eds., Burley–in–Wharfedale in Times Past, Countryside Publications, 1985
  • M. Warwick, Greenholme Mills Remembered, Burley Local History Group, 1988
  • M. & D. Warwick, Eminent Victorians, The Forsters of Burley–in–Wharfedale, 1994. Contact Dennis Warwick: 01943 863019; e-mail dwarwick@globalnet.co.uk
  • M. & D. Warwick, Our Schools: A History of Schools in Burley–in–Wharfedale, Burley Local History Group, 1998
    For Sale, price 2
  • M. & D. Warwick, Burley: A Millennium Book, Burley Local History Group, 1999
  • M. & D. Warwick, Independent Burley: A Village, its People and its Councils, 2006
    For Sale, price 5
  • J. Howson, M. & D. Warwick, Burley–in–Wharfedale Then & Now, 2008
  • TWO CENTURIES OF CHANGE: THE HISTORY OF A WHARFEDALE PARISH By Margaret and Dennis Warwick, 2009
    For Sale, price 10
  • GREENHOLME MILLS REMEMBERED AGAIN, By Margaret and Dennis Warwick (in memory of Margaret who died in May 2010) 2010.
    For Sale, price 5

A video, Burley-in-Wharfedale: Past, Present and Future, which was prepared for the Village Design Statement, showing time approximately 17 minutes, is also available from Burley library.


Contact Details for Dennis Warwick: telephone 01943 863019; e-mail dwarwick@globalnet.co.uk