This section is an easy-reference compilation of the various books, films and TV programmes mentioned in this site, many with links to Amazon.com. Copies of many of these works can usually be found in local libraries and archives (but that probably doesn't help if you're looking for a gift!). Also included are books, films and TV on some of the specialist areas featured on this website.
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Sadly, many books on Hatfield are now out of print. Occasionally copies become available on Amazon Marketplace (a second hand book service operated by Amazon.com), and reference copies are available in libraries and archives.
Further information on the authors on books on Hatfield can be found in the feature: Historians of Hatfield.
An Artist's Impression – Sketches of Old Hatfield by Beresford Johnson by Brian G Lawrence
Hatfield: A Pictorial History by Sue Kirby and Richard J Busby
Richard J Busby also wrote: The Book of Welwyn
Hatfield and its People produced by the WEA
Hatfield and its People – A Short Picture History produced by the WEA
Hatfield at War by Brian G Lawrence
Hatfield's First New Town: The Story of a Hatfield Suburb 1848-1990 by Sue Kirby
Hatfield Voices from the '50s and '60s by Anne Burke and Mary Corbett and 'The Boom Time Group'
History of Elizabethan Hatfield 1558-1969 by Doctor Peter Wilfred Kingsford
A Modern History of Brookmans Park 1700-1950
Gobions Estate, North Mymms, Hertfordshire
Mill Green Mill: A Short History and Guide by Sue Kirby
The Book of Hatfield by Robert Richardson
Also wrote: Bellringer Street (Crime fiction set in a disguised Old Hatfield). Please see below under Hatfield in Fiction for link.
The Cecils of Hatfield House by David Cecil
The Cecils by David Loades
The Gardens at Hatfield House by Sue Snelling
Family Story: The Drages of Hatfield by Charles Drage
Open and Local Justice: A History of Hatfield Petty Sessional Division by Victor J Mills and Elizabeth A Menzies
The Hatfield, Luton & Dunstable Railway by G & S Woodward
The Hatfield and St Albans Branch of the Great Northern Railway by Roger D Taylor and Brian Anderson
Samuel Pepys Diaires
Further information on Hatfield in fiction can be found in the Claims to Fame page: Literature.
Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens
Mrs Lirriper's Lodger by Charles Dickens
(Please see under Mrs Lirriper's Legacy for omnibus edition link)
Mrs Lirriper's Legacy by Charles Dickens
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Bellringer Street by Robert Richardson (Crime fiction set in a disguised Old Hatfield)
The Natural History of the Oak Tree by David Streeter
British Oaks: A Concise Guide by Michael Tyler
Oak Tree (Looking at Lifecycles series) by Victoria Huseby
Collins Complete Guide to British Trees: A Photographic Guide to Every Common Species by Paul Sterry
Larousse Field Guide to the Trees of Britain and Europe by David Sutton
Meetings with Remarkable Trees by Thomas Pakenham
Queenswood: The First Sixty Years by H M Stafford
In Hortis Reginae by Nigel Watson