Welborne – A Place Of No Importance

Welborne – A Place of No Importance by Joy Esberey and Brenda Baxter.

By kind permission of the authors, and in conjunction with the National Lottery funded All Saints Church tower restoration project, this book is reprinted below for readers, both local and from further afield. The book, originally written as part of the Welborne History Project, gives an insightful view of the history of the village and some of its residents.

The main sections within the book are available via the image links given below.


A Place of No Importance – Introduction
Part One – Early Welborne
Part Two – Welborne and the Church
Part Three – Earning a Living
Part Four – Profiles of the People
Part Five – Education and Self Government
Part Six – Caring for the Disadvantaged
Part Seven – Welborne: The Place
Part Eight- Into the 20th Century
A Place of No Importance – Appendices