Hark The Village Wait
A Calling-On Song
Hark! The Village Wait
Please To See The King
Ten Man Mop
The Journey. 1999
Spanning The Links

And We'll All Have Tea
And We'll All Have Tea... Proper / Retro R2CD 40-106 (2 CD, UK, 2000)


they have returned....

(saxophones, clarinets, whistles)
singer and composer of renown
Old Swan Band, Token Women;
you name'em, Jo's played in'em

Stan Rogers

Stan Rogers Folk Festival

Kate Rusby

The Strawbs

Swan Arcade

Dave Swarbrick

Karen Tweed

Richard Thompson

Record Labels


Biddulph Grange Gardens

Tapeley Park Gardens, North Devon

Museum of Garden History at the restored church of St Mary-at-Lambeth, London

Garden design in the British Isles and styles since 1650

The Fountains Abbey and Studley Royal Estate, Yorkshire, England

Chatsworth Estate  in Derbyshire historic landscape survey

The Royal Gardens in Windsor Great Park - Charles Lyte

Gardens in and around London, England, including Chelsea Physic Garden, Kenwood, Sissinghurst, etc.

Database of British landscapes  University of York

Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew -- history

Upton Grey  Hants, England

Garden Design in the British Isles History and styles since 1650, Tom Turner

The Lost Gardens of Heligan, UK

Munstead Wood, Gertrude Jekyll

Arts and Crafts Gardening

Exbury Gardens, England near Beaulieu, New Forest, Hants, England

Gertrude Jekyll, The Manor House, Upton Grey, UK

The Villages of England

Acton Beauchamp - Snapshots of the rural village of Acton Beauchamp, Herefordshire
Ampney Crucis - Website for this Gloucestershire village
Ardley-with-Fewcott - part of 'The Three Parishes' website in North Oxfordshire, England. News, photographs etc.
Arrington - Community and local history site for the Parish of Arrington
Ashtead - the official website for this Surrey village
Ashtead - looking after the interests of the people of this Surrey village - the Ashtead Residents' Association
Atworth - Community site for the benefit of community and visitors
Badsey - This website celebrates the village of Badsey in Worcestershire, England. Badsey is a large, working village in the Vale of Evesham. Within the same parish is the smaller village of Aldington.
Barnton - A canal side village in Cheshire.
Bayton - a north Worcestershire village near Cleobury Mortimer, the Wyre Forest and the border with south Shropshire
Bearpark - a pictorial history of a village in County Durham
Belton - useful information about the Norfolk village, including activities and organisations, from a site run by the local church.
Bentley - Details about the Suffolk village, the Parish Council, local history, circular walk, Bentley Improvement Group, Bentley Bugle newsletter and links to other Bentley websites
Blockley - A Gloucestershire village parish council and antiquarian society
Bovingdon - The latest information on this Hertfordshire village along with its' history and contact forum through the Bovingdon Bulletin Board.
Bowes - Virtual Bowes Village On-Line
Bozeat - A brief history and images from around the village
Bramhall - a local community website in Stockport, Cheshire
Brancaster Staithe and Burnham Deepdale - An area of outstanding natural beauty on the north Norfolk coast
Brandon - The community web channel for Brandon Village, which adjoins the Villages of Wolston and Binley Woods in Warwickshire
Bransgore - A village site for the New Forest village of Bransgore
Braunton - A community Web site in North Devon
Bredgar - Genealogy Information for Bredgar in Kent
Bredon Hill - A general community site for Bredon Hill, Worcestershire, and its surrounding hill villages, offering information and a local business directory
Bringsty Common - an area of common land in rural Herefordshire
Brinsley with Underwood, Nottinghamshire - an ecclesiastical parish site
Broadway - Worcestershire's 'village for all seasons'
Broughton Astley
Broughton Village - A Northamptonshire village with history.
Bubwith - information on a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire
Buckland, Surrey - Local History, windmill, bell-ringing, census transcripts and links for this Surrey village
Buckland, Surrey - community site dedicated to the people of Buckland village
Burton Green
Burton on the Wolds
Calverton - The history and life of a Nottinghamshire village
Carlton-cum-Willingham - news, history, and amenities of the villages of Carlton and Willingham Green
Castle Camps
Catshill - This is a site dedicated to catshill Village history and activities
Chalfont St Peter - a picturesque village in the heart of the Chilterns in Buckinghamshire
Chalk - A wealth of information past and present about a Kent village. The Airport, Fortress, Rail Disaster and Charles Dickens are all here.
Charlbury - Local news and information for Charlbury
Charndon - Find out information about this Buckinghamshire village, have a look around and find out what's going on
Chatburn - a Lancashire community website
Cheddar - a village in Somerset
Cheddington - The web pages of Cheddington, Buckinghamshire
Chiddingfold - business listings, clubs, tourism and other information for this Surrey village
Chiddingstone - The History of Chiddingstone Village
Chinnor - This is Chinnor's own website. Our intention is to provide useful local information in an open and honest manner.
Chiseldon - The Parish of Chiseldon, Wiltshire - past and present
Cholesbury-cum-St Leonards - Local news, events and history site for the four Buckinghamshire Chiltern hilltop villages of Buckland Common, Cholesbury, Hawridge and St Leonards
Chrishall - a small north Essex village
Churchill and Blakedown Community Website - A free resource for residents of and visitors to Churchill and Blakedown, near Kidderminster, Worcestershire, UK
Churchill and Sarsden - Descriptions of our two villages, history and current events
Clifton Nottingham England - a village and local community information source, covering history, sport, weather and up-to-date village and local news
Coggeshall - A look at Coggeshall village in the county of Essex, with local info and a sideways look at village life
Colwall - a beautiful rural Herefordshire village on the side of the Malvern Hills
Coney Hall - a community website, with local events, societies and traders
Cookham - The beautiful Cookhams home of Sir Stanley Spencer and the Wind in the Willows. A village made in heaven.
Coxhoe - a fascinating article about the history of this Durham colliery village
Crowfield - a Northamptonshire village
Croxley Green - Useful information and historical background on Croxley Green in Hertfordshire
Cuckfield Compendium - A portrail of Cuckfield, past and present.
Dalton-le-dale - A rural County Durham village near the coast, just south of Sunderland
Dedworth - Once a village in it's own right. Now part of Windsor, Berkshire
Denbury - A small Devon village with a big heart and a long history.
Dersingham - The Definitive Dersingham area website
Districtweb - A community site covering the districts around East Bristol (e.g. Warmley , Oldland)
Drayton St Leonard - A small village in South Oxfordshire
Duffield - A website for the people and businesses of a Derbyshire village
Dunston - a hamlet in South Staffordshire
East Leake
Eastwood - Into the breach - a look at 'the country of my heart'
Etchingham - Information on an East Sussex village, its people and organisations.
Felmersham and Radwell - Two north Bedfordshire villages on the River Ouse
Fernhurst - a society to enrich the enjoyment of a West Sussex village and its surroundings
Finchampstead - a Berkshire village on-line, including a Village Diary and information on local activities, events and resources.
Flamstead, Hertfordshire - Website for the village of Flamstead Hertfordshire
Forsbrook - the official website for the community of Forsbrook, packed with information about an expanding village on the edge of the Staffordshire Moorlands
Fritwell - part of 'The Three Parishes' website in North Oxfordshire, England. News, photographs etc.
Gisburn - in Lancashire
Gotham Village - This is an online guide to Gotham in South Nottingham.
Great and Little Eversden
Great Gidding, Steeple Gidding and Little Gidding - the website for The Giddings, Cambridgeshire
Great Longstone - The Longstones is a village website for Little and Great Longstone, Rowland, Hassop and Wardlow, in North Derbyshire
The Great Shelford Connection - The place to find out what is happening in Great Shelford
Groby - Directory
Grundisburgh Village - A Suffolk village
Guilden Sutton - a small village just ouside Chester
Handy Online - The local information web site for the Berkshire & Hampshire villages of Mortimer, Burghfield, Sulhamstead, Silchester and Ufton Nervet.
Harmans Cross - a Dorset village
Hartshorne, South Derbyshire, UK - All about the village of Hartshorne in South Derbyshire in the UK. The site details it's history and what's happening today.
Hascombe, Surrey - A village in beautiful countryside with a remarkable highly decorated Victorian church, wonderful walks through Rhododendron woodland, and a welcoming pub at the end of the day
Hatfield Garden Village, Hertfordshire. - Some snaps of our village before it is swallowed up by development.
Hawkinge - A web-site for residents and visitors to this Kent village
Haydon Bridge - community site
Hayes - a community website for a Kent village, providing advertising for local traders
Hazel Grove - a local community website in Stockport, Cheshire
Heacham-On-Line - community website including tourist information, news, attractions and pictures
HeachamWeb - Online presence for the community of Heacham Norfolk
Headington - A village that is more than a suburb of Oxford
Headley - A resource for the residents of and visitors to this Surrey village
Helmdon - a virtual South Northamptonshire village meeting place
Hemingbrough - a village in the County of North Yorkshire, England. The nearest City is York, 15 miles away to the north of the village. Local towns are Selby (approximately 5 miles) and the town and port of Goole (8 miles to the south east). The village has changed vastly over the last 50 years and supports a thriving community of over 1,675 people (1991 Census figures) and many local services.
Heswall - the web site for Heswall, Wirral, Merseyside. Local news, business index, local photos, what's on, local weather and lots more
Hethersett - Information about the Steward family
Highclere - and District on the Web
Holmes Chapel - Parish Council
Holt and Little Witley local history
Holton - news from the South Oxfordshire villages of Holton, Waterperry & Waterstock
Horam - a small village in the rural Weald of Sussex.
Hucknall-under-Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire - Village information and history
Hunton - An insight into the history and and life of a small village
Huthwaite, Nottinghamshire
Huthwaite - Huthwaite Online in the Parish of Sutton-in-Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, East Midlands
Irchester - A tour around the Northamptonshire village of Irchester, including maps and pictures
Irchester Parish Historical Society - Irchester Parish Historical Society is a local history group covering the Parish of Irchester, which includes the village of Little Irchester and the hamlet of Knuston
Isleham - a rural village in the south-east corner of Cambridgeshire
Ixworth, Suffolk - a village with mediaeval and modern day features, 7 miles north east of Bury St Edmunds
Keevil - a glimpse into the past history and a snapshot of life today in this Wiltshire village
Kempsey - The History of Kempsey site describes the 2000+ year history of Kempsey, Worcestershire
Kineton - Information about everything happening in this Warwickshire area
Kinver - news, events and the fight for rural broadband in South Staffordshire!
Lancing and Sompting - Two villages in the district of Adur on the South Coast of England, West Sussex
Lapworth - The highlights of Lapworth life, including pubs, canals, the local school and the amateur dramatic society
Leek Wootton & Guy's Cliffe - The Civil Parish of Leek Wootton and Guy's Cliffe also includes the hamlets of Hill Wootton, Woodcote and Chesford. The parish borders Kenilworth and Warwick, in the heart of rural Warwickshire. This site aims to provide historical information as well as useful information for residents and visitors.
Leigh - a delightful village on the south bank of the river Teme in Worcestershire
Lenham Online - Community website for Lenham, Kent, UK
Lenton - Lenton Times, a magazine containing a wide range of articles on the history of Lenton, Dunkirk, Wollaton Park and Nottingham. Plus details of Lenton Local History Society.
Leven - a village in the East Riding of Yorkshire
Ley Hill, Botley & Tyler's Hill, Bucks - community website - community website for Ley Hill, Botley & Tyler's Hill near Chesham, Bucks
Lidgate - in Suffolk
Lingfield - Surrey Village of the Year 2002
Little Ellingham - About the village with particular emphasis on the project to build a new Village Hall
Littleport - in Cambridgeshire
Long Clawson - a community website with many advanced features
Long Melford - A comprehensive and detailed website about the historical Village, listing most of the businesses and providing much interactivity via the online forums, chat rooms and postcard service, also publishes a monthly newsletter.
Long Stratton - Historic photos and a poem from a village just south of Norwich
Longparish - information for villagers and visitors, and useful links to local amenities and businesses. Longparish is in the Test Valley in Hampshire, and the site is made available courtesy of Longparish Parish Council
Loxton, Somerset - Local history of a village in the Mendip Hills. The site includes many articles, photos and family trees of several local families. Parish records are provided.
Lyonshall - One of the villages on the Black and White border trail. Situated in Herefordshire, on the borders of Wales.
Maiden Bradley - History, photos, links etc
Mamble - a small rural village on high ground in NW Worcestershire
Martham Village - near Great Yarmouth, Norfolk
Mattersey - An insight into the small village on the west bank of the River Idle in South Yorkshire
Melbourn - Magazine
Melbourn, Cambridgeshire - provides a bulletin board, live chat room, a photo area, about sections, directions, links, contact details, even a virtual reality simulation of standing in the village centre
Melton Ross & New Barnetby - Short history of the North Lincolnshire villages and a photographic tour, with information about some local businesses
Metheringham - The Area Community Leisure Association for the Lincolnshire village of Metheringham, surrounding villages of Dunston, blankney and scopwick together with their leisure activities
Middleham - an online guide to a North Yorkshire village - it's history, tourism and racehorse training industry
Naphill - The official site of the village of Naphill in the Chiltern Hills, Buckinghamshire
Newdigate - Surrey village of the year 2000
North Runcton - pictures, information and local history of a Norfolk village
Oakley - a village on the Great Ouse, four miles from the county town of Bedford. David Allen's comprehensive site includes a visual tour, history of the village, the parish newsletter and details of the Parish Council.
Oakley - A Hampshire village information site for residents and visitors
Orwell - Community and local history site for the Parish of Orwell
Paull - Parish Council
Peaslake - A Surrey village on-line
Pembury - Village News
Petrockstowe - local accommodation, genealogy, history, news and weather for this North Devon village
Petts Wood Village - The Internet Portal for a Kent village, including community and business information, discussion area, chat room, and classified ads
Pinxton - An introduction to a Derbyshire village, with community links
Popes Bishop, Oxfordshire - historic 12th century church and beautiful country lanes.
Port Sunlight - a Merseyside village built by William Hesketh Lever as a model village for his workers
Potterhanworth - Lincolnshire village news, information and pictures
Poynton - website for the Cheshire village
Preston Capes - A small village in the Northamptonshire countryside a few miles south of Daventry
Quorn - The official website for the Leicestershire village includes local businesses, churches, pubs, clubs and societies, local artists, village events and bygone Quorn
Quorndon - Quorn (Quorndon) has since 1995 had its own village magazine. As an award winning magazine, we have up-to-date information about the village and residents of Quorn (Quorndon) in Leicestershire
Radcliffe on Trent - This Nottinghamshire Methodist Church Site includes local information
Radford Semele - Visit this rural Warwickshire village for news, information, events, a screensaver, and much more!
Redbourn - businesses, churches, pubs, events, walks, history, clubs and societies in Hertfordshire Village of the Year 2002
Romaldkirk - An unspoilt village in the North Pennines
Rushden - A tiny but beautiful North Hertfordshire village
St Keyne - a village community site in Cornwall
Sandringham - Information on the sandringham Estate, Sandringham House & Grounds etc.
Selston, Nottinghamshire
Shapwick - a Dorset village in the 1950s and 1960s
Sharnbrook - a web-based guide to what's on offer in a North Bedfordshire village
Shipton Bellinger
Shorne - The village of Shorne in Kent including the location, views and places of interest and history
Silverton - a site connecting a Devon village with the world
Slip End - Pages of local news, information and associations for this Bedfordshire village
Soham - The official website for a Cambridgeshire village
Somercotes, Derbyshire
Sonning Eye - a small hamlet in Oxfordshire on the River Thames opposite Sonning-on-Thames, Berkshire
Sonning-on-Thames - a picturesque Berkshire village on the River Thames
Souldern - part of 'The Three Parishes' website in North Oxfordshire, England. News, photographs etc.
South Elmsall and South Kirkby - A Comprehensive look at South Elmsall andd South Kirkby
South Normanton, Derbyshire
Speldhurst - a small village community 5km from Tunbridge Wells in Kent
Spencerswood - Village life in and around Spencers Wood, Berkshire
Staple - A tiny village in the south eastern county of Kent. Includes history, amenities, old photos and maps
Stapleford - A historical village in Hertfordshire.
Steeple Claydon - A community website for the Claydon villages situated around Claydon house near Buckinham, Buckhamshire, offering an online community, history, parish information, discussion, and gallery to Bucks' biggest village community
Stock - History, pictures, businesses and local information for an Essex village
Stoke Ferry - Information for residents of the West Norfolk villages of Stoke Ferry, Wretton, West Dereham, Wereham, Boughton and Whittington.
Stoke Hammond - Village web site - local news, organisations, links, discussion board
Stoneleigh Broadway - The official site for Stoneleigh in the Epsom and Ewell Borough of Surrey
Stoneleigh Online - Official Site For Stoneleigh Broadway
Stone Cross, East Sussex - A community website for Stone Cross and its surrounding areas of Hankham, Shinewater and North Langney
Suckley - A picturesque rural Worcestershire village and the founder member of Irish and British Villages
Swynnerton - The aim of this site is to provide information relating to all aspects of the Staffordshire village of Swynnerton and the surrounding locality.
Tansley Village - A picture of the life and work of a Derbyshire village
Tintagel - information, photos old and new, tours and news, for locals and visitors to King Arthur Country, Cornwall
Turvey - The history & families of Turvey, Bedfordshire. Includes a 'virtual' tour and lots more.
Tutbury - a large village surrounded by the agricultural countryside of Staffordshire and neighbouring Derbyshire
Upper Farringdon village - An interesting site packed with beautiful photographs and a hundred years of local history
Upton and South Walsham
Upton in the Hundred of Wirral
Virginia Water - community website and local information source
Walthamstow Village
Weald - the Kent village
Weaverham - the old history of a Cheshire village, email service, chat room ...
Weldon - News, views and history of a Northamptonshire village
Welham Green - A little website for a little village in Herts, England.
West Auckland
The West Bagborough Page - An illustrated introduction to the Somerset village of West Bagborough, and to the Quantock Hills, Somerset, on which it stands
West Dean
West Wratting - A listing of the Haylock families in this Cambridgeshire village
West Harptree - Millennium Memories
Westleigh / Eastleigh - In North Devon, not far from the estuary, Westleigh sits on a hill overlooking the river Torridge with enviable views of the local countryside and Eastleigh village in the east.
Weston Colville - Photos and families of a Cambridgeshire village
Whitnash Online - Unofficial Guide to Whitnash Life
Whitnash - A community-aimed website with forums and business listings.
Wickhambrook - A guide to the village of Wickhambrook in Suffolk
Wilford - Comprehensive Local History Site Of a Nottingham Village
Wimpole - Community and local history site for the Parish of Wimpole
Wing - community site for the Buckinghamshire village
Wissett, Suffolk - The Wissett Web is a community newsletter
Witheridge - a gateway to the Two Moors Way, and the official Devon village site offering community and visitor information
Witton Park
Wooburn Green - Buckinghamshire community site which includes local services, eating & drinking and what's on.
Wood Ditton with Saxon Street - an East-Cambridgeshire village
Woodford - A village guide
Woodhouse Eaves - information and pictures about and of a Leicestershire village
Wookey Village - a small, picturesque Somerset village near the cathedral city of Wells
Woolacombe - tourist and community information for Woolacombe & Mortehoe in North Devon
Wylam - A personal view of the Northumberland village of Wylam, including local and tourist information

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