Last Updated 09 May 2021


We  now have books by Gordon Lewis on sale here.

A percentage of all sales from this site go to St Giles' Church, Imber 

To Purchase these books:  Send a cheque payable to "Gordon Lewis" to
51 Greenfields Avenue, Totton, Southampton SO40 3LU



Gordon Lewis is a historian, writer and speaker on a wide range of subjects but his passion is the history of Wiltshire. He regularly visits Imber when it is open to the public and is often invited to give emotive presentations on the history of Wiltshire's ghost village

Until 1943 the isolated village of Imber, located in the heart of Salisbury Plain, was a small but vibrant community which typified so many others across rural England. Today Imber has become known as Wiltshire’s Ghost Village

This revised edition includes a larger selection of photographs, many of which have never been published before

106 pages

Dimensions 15.24 x 22.86 cm

Price 11.99p incl p&p

"Little Imber on the down, seven miles from any town” reads the old rhyme in one of its many variations and it was this isolation that would lead to the fateful evacuation shortly before Christmas 1943. Dolly spent nearly ten years living at 10 Church Street, Imber. It is her memories that made Imber more than a deserted village, for Dolly had the ability to make the village live again

24 pages

Dimensions 15.24 x 22.86 cm

Price 7.99p incl p&p


These two books are also for sale on Amazon and at Devizes Books