A Ringmer Bibliography

This page lists books containing some Ringmer interest

Davey_Richard
ELLIS, Peter Berresford
Over the hills and far away : a Hurstpierpoint soldier in Wellington's army
Hurst History Study Group, 2002
Some mention of the Artillery Barracks in Ringmer where Richard Davey was stationed for 15 years
citystreets
JOHNSTON, David
City streets to Sussex lanes
Pomegranate Press, 2008
An evocative, often moving, account of growing up in the Sussex countryside half a century ago. From sleeping rough on the beach to constantly moving from farm to farm with his mother, brother and step-father, as work took them from one tied cottage to another - their wanderings take them through Ringmer ...
Available from the author at £8.50 plus £1.00 for post and packing. Phone number: 01798 345296, email: davidrgjohnston@tiscali.co.uk.
Also availabe from Sussex Stationers, local bookshops and Pomegranate Press
timothysbook
KLINKENBORG, Verlyn
Timothy's book : notes of an English country tortoise
Portobello Books, 2006 (hardback)
Portobello Books, 2007 (paperback)
Timothy, a watchful and eloquent tortoise, has spent 40 years living in the Hampshire village of Selborne. Whilst the village is the occasional subject for the study of his host, Gilbert White, Timothy is also inclined to study. This book portrays the world of man and beast, as seen from beneath Timothy's shell. It includes flashbacks to his time in Ringmer at the home of Mrs. Rebecca Snooke, Delves House. Fiction.
landtax

SUSSEX RECORD SOCIETY
East Sussex land tax 1785
SRS, 1991
Vol 77 is still in print and is available from the Society
portraittortoise
WHITE, Gilbert
The Portrait of a tortoise.
Virago, 1981
Timothy Tortoise as seen in extracts from the journals and letters of Gilbert White, with an introduction and notes by Sylvia Townsend Warner.