Books about Lustleigh

The books listed below are published by the Lustleigh Society.  Please email us at for more information on ordering by  post and for postage and packaging costs.

All these books can be purchased locally in the Archive Room or Lustleigh Dairy.

LUSTLEIGH  A Dartmoor Village in Focus 

Price £13.50

Published 1st September 2018 – ISBN 978-0-9957122-2-5

A Devon Village’s Sacrifice…  Lustleigh’s Fallen in the Great War

Price £9.50

Published 2019 Price £9.50 ISBN 978-0-9957122-4-9

The full biographies of the 21 Lustleigh men who died in WWI and whose names appear on the War Memorial

In the Footsteps of the Victorians; Aspects of change in the Wrey Valley and surrounding area 1837 – 1901 

Price £10.00 

Published 2018 ISBN 978-0-9957122-1-8 Price £10

A series of research papers written by local volunteers looks at how the coming of the railway impacted on the rural towns and villages in the Wrey Valley.  A project funded by Moor than Meets the eye through Dartmoor National Park Authority


Lustleigh Book of the First World War 

Price £9.50

Published 2015 Price £9.50 ISBN 978-0-9957122-0-1

“This is an interesting and well-researched addition to the growing collection of books which chronicle the effect of the First World War on Devon’s towns and villages.”

The Devon Historian

Dartmoor a Wild and Wondrous Region 

Price £9.95

Published 2017 Price £9.95 ISBN 978-0-9563910-2-5

A book to accompany a major exhibition in the Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter that was co-curated by the author (and Chair of the Lustleigh Society).  The first major review of how Dartmoor has been portrayed in art.