Publications

Books / Booklets / Pamphlets

     Published
        
 


 
 Title: 'The History of Weston (South Cheshire)'

 Published by: M-Pire Books of Crewe

 Date: 
2010

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 160 Pages

 (SOLD OUT)


 



 Title: 'Betley & Area During The English Civil War' 

 Published Online by: Charles E S Fairey
 
 With featured Artwork by Roy P. Rushton

 Date: October 2017 

 Format: A5, Colour, 16 Pages


 

 
 Title: 'Englesea Brook's First Primitive Methodist Meeting House'

 
Published Online by the Authors: Charles E S Fairey & Caroline Wood
 
 Date: 
2018

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 106 Pages


 

 Title: 'All Saints Church (Weston, Nr Crewe) Guidebook: The  175th Anniversary 
"Special Edition"'

 All Saints' Church & Friends of All Saints Charity (F.O.A.L.S.)

 Date: 2015 (ON HOLD)

 Format: A5, Colour, 36 Pages




     Un-Published

 

 
 Title: 'The History of Hollyhedge Farm: Weston (South Cheshire)'

 Date: 2008, Revised 2011, 2015, 2017, 2018 & 2019 (Final Version 2019)

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 612 Pages
 


 Title: 'History Documents for Shavington Hall'

 Date: April 2009

 Format: A4, Grayscale, 84 Pages
 


 Title: 
'Bridget Bostock: The White Witch of Coppenhall: An
 Analysis  of the Records, (Version 2011)'

 Date: 2011

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 37 Pages

 

 
 Title: 'Donkinson's Oak - The History'

 Date: 2011

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 8 Pages

 


 Title: 'The Devil Stones of Acton - The History'

 Date: 2011 (Revised 2012 & 2015)

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 8 Pages


 

 
 Title: 'The Devils of Audley, Barthomley and Betley'

 Date: September 2016 (Revised
2017)

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 36 Pages

 


 Title: 
'The Green Man' (An Extract from 'Ancient Trees of Crewe
 &  Nantwich', 
which appears in 'Lost Histories of South Cheshire,  2018' see below)

 Date: 2014

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 3 Pages

See Link @ The Green Man.

 



 Title: 'The Ankou, Churchyard Guardians, Black Dogs and
 Memento  Mori'


 Date: 2014

 Format: A4, Colour, 18 Pages

See Link @ The Ankou, Churchyard Guardians, Black Dogs and Memento Mori.





 Title: 'The Sheela Na Gig'

 Date: 2014

 Format: A4, Colour, 8 Pages

See Link @ The Sheela Na Gig.



 

 Title: 'Grotesques, Gargoyles, Divine Architecture and Sacred  Geometry - A Spiritual Mechanism'

 Date: 2014

 Format: A4, Colour, 8 Pages

See Link @ Grotesques, Gargoyles, Divine Architecture and Sacred Geometry - A Spiritual Mechanism.

 

 
 Title: 'A’Wassailing We Shall Go'

 Date: 2015

 Format: A4, Colour, 7 Pages

See Link @ A’Wassailing We Shall Go.
 
 


 Title: 'Thursbitch: The Valley of the Demon'

 Date: April 2015

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 28 Pages

 See Link @ Thursbitch: The Valley of the Demon.

 


 Title 'The Devil's Grave, A Masonic Epitaph'

 Date: 2015

 Format: A4, Colour, 12 Pages

See Link @ The Devil's Grave, A Masonic Epitaph.

 


 Title: 'Rosslyn’s King of Terrors - A Masonic Interpretation'

 Date: November 2015

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 6 Pages

See Link @  Rosslyn’s King of Terrors - A Masonic Interpretation. 

 


 Title: 'Basford House: The Basford (Arms) Inn; The Basford 
 (Bridge)  Hotel; The Basford 
Station Inn; The New Inn; and The 
 Delves Arms  Temperance Hotel; Chorlton, 
South Cheshire'

 Date: April 2017 (Revised June 2017)

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 18 Pages

 


 Title: 'Ravenshall Farm: Historic Analysis: Ravenshall, Betley  (Staffordshire)'

 Date: August 2017 (Revised September 2017)

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 35 Pages

 


 Title: 'History of Ravenshall Farm: Ravenshall, Betley  (Staffordshire)' 

 Author: Roy P Rushton (Additions & Editing by Charles E S Fairey)

 Date: September 2017

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 17 Pages

 


 Title: 'The History of Weston (South Cheshire), 2nd Edition'

 Date: 
2015-2019+

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 328 Pages (currently)

 Note: This version is the 2nd Edition and includes updated and further information, more old  maps, and more historic and modern photographs. It is currently about twice the size of the 1st  Edition, printed in 2010. 

 
 
 Title: 'Protective Devices, Apotropaic Symbols and Witch Marks;
 on Historic Buildings; with examples from Cheshire, Shropshire
 and Staffordshire'


 Date: 2018

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 46 Pages

See Link @ Protective Devices, Apotropaic Symbols and Witch Marks.

 

 
 Title: 'Church Orientation, Alignment and Solar Worship; with
 Examples from Cheshire and North Staffordshire'


 Date: 2018

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 46 Pages

 

 
 Title: 'A'Souling, All Souls' Day and Halloween'

 Date: 2018

 Format: A4, Colour, 12 Pages


 



 Title: 'Higher Thornhill Farm: Historic Analysis: Madeley  (Staffordshire)'

 Date: November 2018

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 68 Pages


 


 Title: 'The History of Higher Thornhill Farm (inc. Lower Thornhill
 Farm), Madeley (Staffordshire)'


 Authors: Roy P Rushton & Charles E S Fairey

 Date: November 2018

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 78 Pages

 


 
 Title: 'Apotropaic Ethiopia: Early Examples of Spiritual Protection  from Christian Africa'

 Authors: Charles E S Fairey & Vincent Reed

 Date: March 2019

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 60 Pages

 See Page @ Apotropaic Ethiopia

 


 Title: 'A Short History & Historic Analysis of Brook House,  Englesea Brook, Crewe (Cheshire)' 

 Author: Charles E S Fairey

 Date: June 2019

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 29 Pages
 

 

 Title: 'The History & Historic Analysis of The Farthings Farm,  Bridgemere (Cheshire)' 

 Author: Charles E S Fairey

 Date: June 2019

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 106 Pages
 
 




 
 Title: 'GRAVE POETRY: St Helen's Church, Witton, Northwich,
 Cheshire' 


 Author: Charles E S Fairey

 Date: September 2019

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 14 Pages

 See Link @ GRAVE POETRY @ St Helen’s Church, Witton, Northwich, Cheshire.
 
 



 
 Title: 'Lost Histories of South Cheshire' 

 Date: 2019

 Format: A4, Colour & Grayscale, 328 Pages

 Consisting of:
  • 'Bridget Bostock: The White Witch of Coppenhall: An Analysis of the Records (Version 2019)'
  • 'Camp Hill, ...........TBC.........: A 'Lost' Cheshire Hillfort?'
  • 'The Anglo-Saxon Godwine & ........TBC.........'
  • 'Ancient Trees of Crewe & Nantwich'
  • 'The Lost 'Hall Family' of Nantwich'
    
        

        
Articles

        'A Short History of Weston', Weston & Basford Online (Parish Council Website)
           September 2008.


        'A Short History of Basford'Weston & Basford Online (Parish Council Website)
           November 2008.


        'Historic Weston & Basford', Weston & Basford Parish Plan: Five Year Plan (March 2011),
          'Weston and Basford Parish Council', November 2010, Pages 6-7.


        'Bridget Bostock: The White Witch of Coppenhall', The Crewe & District Local History 
           Association's (C&DLHA) Magazine, Issue 13: Spring / Summer 2011, Pages 6-7.

        'The Devil Stones of Acton'The Crewe & District Local History Association's (C&DLHA) 
           Magazine, Issue 14: Autumn 2011, Page 2.

        'Donkinson's Oak'The Crewe & District Local History Association's (C&DLHA) Magazine, 
           Issue 14: Autumn 2011, Page 2.

        'The Knights Templar Chapel, Onneley, North Staffordshire', December 2013
          (Revised 2015).

        
        'The Vicars of All Saints, Weston, Nr Crewe: Some Background History', 2015 
          (Revised 2017).

        'Apotropaic Identification', 2018-2019.


        'The Memento Mori Graves of Barthomley', February 2019.


        'The Puzzle of the Garway Font: St Michael's Church, Garway, Herefordshire',
          February 2019.


        'Adam's Well, Onneley, North Staffordshire', May 2019.


        

Crewe & Nantwich Metal Detecting Society (C&NMDS) Articles & Talk

      Site Research Articles
 
        'Internet Websites for Site Research', March 2011.

        'Internet Satellite Mapping and Crop Marks', April 2011.

        'Understanding Township History In and Around Cheshire', May 2011.



      Site History Articles

        'Bunbury Rally (Near Priestlands) - Site History', August 2011.

          'Hargrave, Huxley & Tiverton - Selected History', (Compilation), October 2011.

          'Historic Features of Rushton (An Annotated Map)', August 2011.

          'Huxley Rally (Between Sunnyside Farm and the River Gowy) (An Annotated Map)'
           June 2012.

          'Doddington Hall, South Cheshire: "The Old Hall Site"', February 2014.

          'Darliston Rally (Shropshire) - Site History', March 2014.

          'Bridgemere Rally (centered around Parrah Green) - Site History', February 2015.

          'Did You Walk the Roman Road at the Kidnal Rally, Near Malpas?', December 2015.

          'Heighley Castle and Surrounding Area's History: An Annotated Map', April 2016.


      Talk

'Doddington Hall Spring Walk: Metal Detecting Rally Finds and 
A Selected History of the Doddington Estate', Venue: Doddington Hall Stable Block, Sunday 16th March 2014.