The Society holds a substantial archive of records relating to the Society. These include a library of books, minutes, accounts, compositions, note books, photographs, peal and quarter peal records and a miscellaneous collection of ringing related material. 

This website has drawn heavily from much of this material and elsewhere as listed below. Some of the documents are available in PDF* format for download.


Will of Thomas Turner Essex Records Office (1623) – ringers' archive [Coll 1a]
Notes on Walden Church – William Holman (c. 1720) (manuscripts kept in Colchester Museum)  
The history and antiquities of the county of Essex – Phillip Morant (1768)  
The Bells and Ringing Annals of Saffron Walden – Rev. G. Montagu Benton (1921) ringers' archive [Coll 1b]
The Saffron Walden Society of Change Ringers – H.C. Stacey (1976) ringers' archive [Coll 1d]
The Church Bells of Essex G. Deedes and H.B. Walters (1909)  
The Pitstows of Saffron Walden – H.C. Stacey (1961) ringers' archive [P 2]
Society Minutes (from 1881) ringers' archive [M 1-4]  
Articles of Agreement of Society of Ringers of Walden (1800) – ringers' archive [Misc 29]
Rules of The St. Mary's Society of Change Ringers of Saffron Walden (1895) – ringers' archive [Misc 32]  
Church Field, alias Hangmans Close alias Bell Rope Field – H.C. Stacey (1971) – ringers' archive [Coll 1c & Misc 11]
H. C. Stacey Albums – Saffron Walden Library  

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