Here is a selection of the items we have for sale in the museum. Please use the form at the bottom of the page if you would like to purchase copies or visit us to see our full range of books and memorabilia for sale.

Items posted will be subject to a postage and packing charge.

Lois Hey: A History of Charlbury 

136 pages illustrated £5

A lively history of the town, carefully researched, which follows the town’s development from prehistoric times to the present day.  It brings to life the story of the people who lived here, the buildings they created, and what makes the town the attractive and popular place it is today.




The History of Charlbury through… objects, photographs and memories from Charlbury Museum

64 pages illustrated in colour £8

This booklet brings together articles which appeared on the Charlbury website during the Covid pandemic in 2020.  It explores over 30 varied topics linked to items in the museum, from pennyfarthing bicycles, the tithe map, the town crier’s bell and a tin trunk of treasures from the local drapers shop.  There is something for everyone here.

Glover, Tailor, Soldier, Sailor:  Charlbury and the First World War

194 pages illustrated £5

Published to mark the centenary of WW1, this book records for posterity the findings of the 2014 exhibition, to which many townspeople contributed photographs and information about their family members.  It tells the stories of those who served in the forces, explores the home front, the refugees who came here, the effect of the war on children and the different roles which women played in the war.


From the Forest to the Flood:  The History of Charlbury Cricket Club

…. pages illustrated £5

Cricket is thriving in Charlbury.  Discover the history of the club from its origins and how it became the thriving social and sports club it is today.




The Life & Times of the Inns, Taverns and Beerhouses of Charlbury, Oxfordshire

60 pages illustrated £5

Despite its modest size, Charlbury had no less than 9 licensed premises in 1786.  Some came and went, some have survived to this day.  The Quakers also founded a Temperance Society which ran a coffee house and social centre for some years.  Discover the history of the pubs and inn that have survived and those which used to thrive in buildings now converted to private houses.