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Winchester, England Collection

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17


Scope and Content: This collection is comprised of news articles, speeches, souvenir guides, educational material, correspondence, and other miscellaneous materials concerning Winchester, England, sister city to Winchester, VA, USA.
(2 boxes) Last updated 08/11

Biographical/Historical: Winchester, England is the sister city of Winchester, VA, USA. It lies southwest of London in the county of Hampshire. The town has existed since 450 B.C. During the Saxon rule, Winchester was the capital of England. William the Conqueror built a palace and castle here in 1066. It is the birthplace of the Domesday Book, the trial spot of Sir Walter Raleigh, and the death place of Jane Austen.

Cite As: Winchester, England Collection, 1224 WFCGHS/THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.


Box 1

“City of Winchester” by Catherine Carpenter Turner, 24 pages, printed

Correspondence, Brochures, and Miscellaneous Items unnumbered pages and leaves

Travel Brochures, booklets, n.d., 4 items, printed

Warren's Winchester Views, Warren & Son, Winchester, England, illustrated, 1 item, 14 pages, printed

Winchester, England - archaeology, 1974, 1 item, 9 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Winchester, England - miscellaneous, 1920, 3 items
Luncheon menu, 1 leaf, printed
Speeches, 8 pages, typescript
Speech, 1 page, typescript

Winchester, England – Pitkin City Guides, 1999-

Winchester, England – Winchester Cathedral—Guidebook, [1944] – 1 item, printed

Winchester, England – Winchester Cathedral – Guidebook, [1997], 1 item, printed

Winchester, England – Pitkin Pictorials, 1975

Winchester, England – “Winchester Cathedral,” published in Winchester Cavalcade, 1965, illustrated, 1 item, 103 pages, printed

Winchester, England - "The History of Winchester Cathedral," 31 pages, printed [1979]

“Winchester – A sketch Book” by Gordon Home, 1916, unnumbered leaves, printed, 1 item

Winchester, England to Winchester, Virginia - letters from Mayor of Winchester, England, 1936,1951, 1991, 1992, 4 items, 4 leaves, typescript

Winchester, England - Winchester, Virginia, news articles, 7 items, typescript, photocopies

Winchester, England – God Begot House Brochure

Winchester, England – The Royal Hotel – Postcard and Stationary


City of Winchester, Official Guide, one booklet, printed

The George Hotel, An Historical and Descriptive Account of – one booklet, 16 pages, printed

Her Majesty, A Stoll House Theater, 1 booklet, printed

HMS Victory, Souvenir Guidebook, 1 booklet, printed

H.R.S. Princess Alexandra, A Royal Gala Performance, 1 booklet, printed

Michelin Touring Atlas – Britain, 1 book, printed

Touring Map – Central and Southern England, 1 booklet, printed

King Alfred Motor Services, 1 book, printed

Winchester in Anglo-Saxon Times, 1 booklet, printed

Winchester Castle and the Great Hall, by Martin Biddle and Beatrice Clayre, 1 booklet, printed

Winchester, The Colour Souvenir Guide, 1 booklet, printed

Teacher Information Packet – Winchester Museum Services

Winchester Museum Services Information Packet

 Winchester in Roman Times, 1 booklet, printed

Winchester Visitor’s Guide, 1 booklet, printed

Winchester Visitor’s Guide, 1992, 1 booklet, printed

With an Artist in Winchester by J.L. Northeast, 1 book, printed