Fairfax - Books and Resources.
A list of the main titles used in the process of my local research.
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1/ The Siege of Bradford by the late Dr P. R. Newman.. Bradford Libraries Dpt. Out of print but available from Bradford Libraries Dpt.
2/Adwalton Moor 1643 The Battle that Changed a War by David Johnson. Published by Blackthorn Press. Still available. Excellent piece of work and very useful.
3/ The Battle for York. Marston Moor 1644. by John Barratt. Tempus Publishing Ltd. Still available.
4/ Marston Moor 1644 The Beginning of the End by John Tincey. Osprey Publishing. Still available.
5/ Yorkshire Battlefields by Ivan E. Broadhead. Still available.
6/ The Official Handbook of Bolling Hall Museum by the late Wilfred Robertshaw. No longer in print.
7/ Worstedapolis by the late William Cudworth. Long out of print. Available to borrow from Bradford Library Dpt.
8/ Skipton Castle in the Great Civil War 1642 – 1645 by Richard T. Spence. Published by Skipton Castle.
9/ The English Civil War 1642-1651 An Illustrated Military History by Philip Haythornthwaite. Published by Brockhampton Press London.
10/ Fairfax by John Wilson. Published by John Murray. Now out of print but available on the second hand book market and well worth the effort.
11/ Memoirs of General Fairfax by Sir Thomas Fairfax. Obtained courtesy of Bradford Libraries Dpt. Fascinating.
12/ The Civil War in Yorkshire by David Cooke. Published by Pen and Sword Military Books.
13/ Memoirs of Captain John Hodgson by Captain John Hodgson. Published by Gosling Press.
14/ Bradford by Joseph Fieldhouse. Published by Longmans 1972.
15/ The Saviles of Thornhill - Life at Thornhill Hall in the Reign of Charles I by Barbara Nuttall. Published privately by B H Nuttall, Leeds. Thanks to Robert for the loan of this rare book.