Below is a sample of the books available that contain information about the villages of East and West Hanney (formerly part of Berkshire until the county boundary changes of 1974 that transferred the Vale of White Horse to Oxfordshire) and their residents from the past to the present. Many, if not all, are available to read at the library in Wantage, some of which are also available online.
title: Bread, Boots and Coal
description: The history of the Hanney Parochial Charities from the 17th century until the present day, giving an insight into how villagers have provided for the poor in their midst.
title: Telling Tales
description: A patchwork of village lives revealed following the interviews of more than 70 residents of the villages of East and West Hanney.
title: Wildlife and Waterways of Hanney in the Year 2000
description: A record of the wildlife and waterways in and around the villages at the turn of the millenium.
title: Pocket Images - Vale of the White Horse
description: A past visual record of the villages of the Vale of White Horse that includes photographs and information about East and West Hanney.
title: Fred and John Holmes and the Berkshire Aviation Company
description: An historical record of the Hanney-born brothers, Fred and John Holmes, the founding of the Berkshire Aviation Company and their exploits.
title: Late Victorian Hanney - An Agricultural Community
description: A fascinating history of the villages of East and West Hanney at the end of the 19th century including information about the cultivation of the land, land owners, residents, shops, trades and the school.
title: Rural Life in the Vale of the White Horse 1780-1914
description: A social, economic and agriculture history of the Vale of White Horse from the period 1780 to 1914 including a number of references to the villages East and West Hanney.
title: Holmes of Hanney
description: A fascinating insight into one of the villages' prominent historical residents including his publishing exploits and local tensions arising from his political views.
title: A Short History of Hanney
description: An interesting history of the parish of Hanney, including its buildings, architecture and residents.
title: Lyford: A Parish Record
description: An record of the village of Lyford, historially part of the ecclesiastical parish of Hanney.
title: A History of the County of Berkshire: Volume 4
description: The section covering the parish of Hanney is on pages 285-294, and is available to view at British History Online.