- The Beginnings of Harwell. The Charters.
- The Late Middle Ages. Harwell Church; the medieval manors; cruck buildings.
- From the Tudors to Charles II.Robert Loder’s farm accounts; Berkshire farmers and their homes; the Harwell mug; the family name Harwell; trade tokens; the Civil War.
- Harwell Charities. Bagg’s Tree; an old Harwell recipe.
- Harwell in the Nineteenth Century. Enclosure and Award map; the Great Fire of 1852; fire at Didcot Station; Harwell and the early posts.
- Some Nineteenth Century Families, Houses and Personalities. The Lays of Bishop’s Manor; the three Bob Lays; the Bosley family; John Lay of Prince’s Manor; Thomas James Pryor; the Day family; the Hitchman family; other old Harwell families; Pillar House; Dr Rice; Kelly’s Directory report on Harwell, 1891; the school logbook, 1895.
- The Early Twentieth Century. The turn of the century; a visit to Harwell; tape recordings; fire at King’s Farm; will it light? Miss Irene Clarke’s memories; poem by H. S. Baker.
- The Second World War. Royal Air Force Station; “Guinea-pig Club”; an air ace from Harwell; Harwell in wartime, I and 11; school life in wartime; the Harwell Players.
- 1945-85. The Atomic Energy Research Establishment; Harwell Parish Council; school life after the War; Winterbrook Youth Club; public houses; Whit Monday Feast; wild flowers; village footpaths; Harwell Church today; the Women’s Institute; Bowls Club; Football Club.
- Harwell Cherries. Robert Loder’s farm accounts; cherries 1965; Gordon Bosley; The Cherries, by John Masefield.
I. Harwell Charters and map showing boundaries.
II. List of buildings of architectural and historical interest.
IV. Contributors and acknowledgements.
VI. Index. [not included online – please use the search facility]