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Bibliography of works by Maurice Warwick Beresford on Deserted or Lost Villages

This does not claim to be a comprehensive bibliography of Beresford’s writing but rather of those works related to deserted medieval village studies.


Books

Beresford, M.W. 1954. The Lost Villages of England. London: Lutterworth Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1957. History on the Ground. London: Lutterworth Press.

Beresford, M.W. and J.K.S. St Joseph 1958. Medieval England: an Aerial Survey. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Beresford, M.W., K.J. Allison and J.G. Hurst 1965. The Deserted Villages of Oxfordshire. Leicester: University of Leicester Department of English Local History, Occasional Papers 17.

Beresford, M.W., K.J. Allison and J.G. Hurst 1966. Deserted Villages of Northamptonshire. Leicester: University of Leicester Department of English Local History, Occasional Papers 18.

Beresford, M.W. and J.G. Hurst (eds) 1971. Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies. London: Lutterworth Press (1989 edition, Gloucester: Alan Sutton).

Beresford, M.W. 1985. Time and Place: Collected Essays (especially chapters 5, 7, 8, 13, reprints of articles listed below on ‘Isolated and Ruined Churches’, ‘Fallowfield in Northumberland’, ‘East Layton in Durham’ and ‘The Poll Tax and the Census of Sheep’). London: Hambledon.

Beresford, M.W. in R.D. Bell, M.W. Beresford and others 1987. Wharram. A Study of Settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds, Vol. III, Wharram Percy: the Church of St Martin. London: Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph Series 11.

Beresford, M.W. and J.G. Hurst 1990. Wharram Percy, Deserted Medieval Village. London: Batsford/English Heritage.

Beresford, M.W. 1998. The Lost Villages of England, with author’s enlarged introduction and new introduction by Christopher Dyer. London: Sutton Publishing.


Chapters in Books

Beresford, M.W. 1954. ‘The Lost Villages of Northern England’, in W.A. Singleton (ed.) Studies in Architectural History 1: 115-38. York: St Anthony’s Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1954. ‘A Journey among Deserted Villages’, History on the Ground: 93-123. London: Lutterworth Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1965. ‘Villages Désertés: Bilan de la Recherche Anglaise’, in Villages Désertés et Histoire Économique, XIe-XVIIIe Siècle, École Pratique des Hautes Études, 6e Section, Les Hommes de la Terre 11: 533-80: Paris: SEVPEN.

Beresford, M.W. 1966. ‘Medieval and Later Settlement’, in A. Raistrick (ed.) North York Moors National Park Guide 4: 45-55. London: HMSO.

Beresford, M.W. 1971. ‘A Review of Historical Research (to 1968)’, in M.W. Beresford and J.G. Hurst (eds) Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies: 3-75. London: Lutterworth Press (1989 edition, Gloucester: Alan Sutton).

Beresford, M.W. 1971 (1989 ed). ‘An Historian’s Appraisal of Archaeological Research’, in M.W. Beresford and J.G. Hurst (eds). Deserted Medieval Villages: Studies: 169-81. London: Lutterworth Press (1989 edition, Gloucester: Alan Sutton).

Beresford, M.W. 1973. ‘Founded Towns and Deserted Villages of the Middle Ages’, in A.R.H. Baker and J.B. Harley (eds) Man Made the Land: 79-82. Newton Abbot: David & Charles.

Beresford, M.W. 1973. ‘Isolated and Ruined Churches as Evidence for Population Contraction’, in Économies et Sociétés au Moyen Age: Mélanges Offerts à Edwoard Perroy: 573-80. Paris: Sorbonne, Série Études, 5.

Beresford, M.W and J.G. Hurst. 1976. ‘Wharram Percy: A Case Study in Microtopography’, in P.H. Sawyer (ed.) Medieval Settlement: 114-44. London: Arnold.

Beresford, M.W. 1979. ‘Documentary Evidence for the History of Wharram Percy’, in D.D. Andrews and G. Milne (eds) Wharram. A Study of Settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds 1: Domestic Settlement: 5-25. London: Society for Medieval Archaeology Monograph Series 8.

Beresford, M.W and J.G. Hurst. 1979. ‘The Wharram Research Project: Recent Results (1964-78)’, in P.H. Sawyer (ed.) English Medieval Settlement: 83-85. London: Arnold.

Beresford, M.W. 1983. ‘The Medieval Village Research Group: The First Thirty Years, 1952-81’, in D.A. Hinton (ed.) 25 Years of Medieval Archaeology: 90-96. Sheffield: Department of Prehistory and Archaeology.

Beresford, M.W. 1985. ‘Mapping the Medieval Landscape: Forty Years in the Field’, in S.R.J. Woodell (ed.) The English Landscape: Past, Present and Future: The Wolfson College Lectures 1983: 106-28. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1987. ‘The Documentary Evidence’, in R.D. Bell, M.W. Beresford and others, Wharram. A Study of Settlement on the Yorkshire Wolds, Vol. III: Wharram Percy: the Church of St Martin: 5-46. London: Society for Medieval Archaeology Series no 11.


Articles

Beresford, M.W. 1948. ‘Lost Villages’, Ashridge Quarterly 1.3: 112-15.

Beresford, M.W. 1948. ‘Lost Villages’, Warwickshire Journal 2: 298-99.

Beresford, M.W. 1948. ‘Tracing Lost Villages’, Country Life 115: 772-73.

Beresford, M.W. 1949. ‘Finding a Lost Village’, The Listener 91: 749.

Beresford, M.W. 1950. ‘The Deserted Villages of Warwickshire’, Transactions and Proceedings Birmingham Archaeological Society 66 (for 1945): 49-106.

Beresford, M.W. 1950. ‘Maps and the Medieval Landscape’, Antiquity 24: 114-18.

Beresford, M.W. 1951. ‘The Lost Villages of Medieval England’, Geographical Journal 117: 129-49.

Beresford, M.W. 1951. ‘The Lost Villages of Yorkshire, Part I’, Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 37.4: 474-91.

Beresford, M.W. 1952. ‘The Lost Villages of Yorkshire, Part II’, Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 38.1: 44-70

Beresford, M.W. 1953. ‘The Lost Villages of Yorkshire, Part III’, Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 38.2: 215-40.

Beresford, M.W. 1953. ‘Glebe Terriers and Open-Field Buckinghamshire: with a Summary List of Deserted Villages of the County’, Records of Buckinghamshire 16: 5-28.

Beresford, M.W. 1953. ‘The Deserted Medieval Villages of England’, Transactions of the Ancient Monuments Society new ser 1: 100-106.

Beresford, M.W. 1953. ‘Deserted Villages and the Historian’, Archaeological News Letter 4: 161-63.

Beresford, M.W. 1953. ‘The Poll Tax and Census of Sheep 1549, Part 1’, Agricultural History Review 1.1: 9-15.

Beresford, M.W. 1954. ‘The Poll Tax and Census of Sheep 1549, Part 2’, Agricultural History Review 2.1: 15-29.

Beresford, M.W. 1954. ‘The Lost Villages of Yorkshire, Part IV’, Yorkshire Archaeological Journal 38.3: 280-309.

Beresford, M.W. 1954. ‘The Deserted Medieval Village: Work in Field and Documents’, Archaeological News Letter 5: 42-44.

Beresford, M.V. 1957. ‘A Farewell to Lost Villages’, University of Leeds Review 5: 284-90.

Beresford, M.W. 1958. ‘The Poll Taxes of 1377, 1379 and 1381’, Amateur Historian 3.7: 271-8.

Beresford, M.W. 1958. ‘The Lay Subsidies Part I, 1290-1334’, Amateur Historian 3.9: 325-28.

Beresford, M.W. 1959. ‘The Lay Subsidies Part II, after 1334’, Amateur Historian 4.3: 101-9.

Beresford, M.W. and J.G. Hurst. 1962. ‘Introduction to a First List of Deserted Medieval Village Sites in Berkshire’, Berkshire Archaeological Journal 60: 92-97.

Beresford, M.W. in DMVRG. 1963. ‘A Provisional List of Deserted Medieval Villages in Leicestershire’, Transactions of the Leicestershire Archaeological Society 39: 24-33.

Beresford, M.W. 1964. ‘Dispersed and Grouped Settlement in Medieval Cornwall’, Agricultural History Review 12: 13-27.

Beresford, M.W. 1966. ‘Fallowfield, Northumberland: An Early Cartographic Representation of a Deserted Village’, Medieval Archaeology 10: 164-67. Reprinted in M.W. Beresford, 1985. Time and Place: Collected Essays: 89-91. London: Hambledon Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1967. ‘East Layton, County Durham, in 1968: Another Early Cartographic Representation of a Deserted Village’, Medieval Archaeology 11: 257-60. Reprinted in M.W. Beresford, 1985. Time and Place: Collected Essays: 93-95. London: Hambledon Press.

Beresford, M.W. 1976. ‘A Deserted Medieval Village in England’, Scientific American 235.4: 116-28.

Beresford, M.W. 1979. ‘Deserted Villages in English Literature: Two Notes’, Medieval Village Research Group Annual Report 27: 34-36.

Beresford, M.W. 1980. ‘Early Pictorial Representation of Deserted Village Sites’ and ‘MVRG: the First Thirty Years’, Medieval Village Research Group Annual Report 28: 35-38.

Beresford, M.W. 1985. ‘The Earliest Pre-desertion Plan of an English Village’, Medieval Village Research Group Annual Report Annual Report 33: 36-37

Beresford, M.W. 1985. ‘Forty Years in the Field’, The Historian 6: 3-8.

Beresford, M.W. 1986. ‘A Draft Chronology of Deserted Village Studies’, Medieval Settlement Research Group Annual Report 1: 19-23.

Beresford, M.W. 1986. ‘Forty Years in the Field: an Exaugural Lecture’, University of Leeds Review 29: 27-46.

 

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