"The Hundred Parishes: An Introduction" was published by the Society in 2018. It introduces readers to each of the Hundred Parishes with an outline of its history and a generous selection of photos depicting its heritage. In all, there are almost a thousand photos. The 400-page hardback book costs £25 a copy. It can be purchased at the Tourist Information Offices in Bishop's Stortford, Saffron Walden or Thaxted, at Great Bardfield’s bookshop, Between The Lines, Saffron Walden's Hart's Bookshop, or by contacting the author Ken McDonald on either 01279 813226 or email@example.com.
Each of the following books contains material that relates to a significant part of the Hundred Parishes. Publications with a more localised coverage are identified in individual parish introductions. Some of these books may be out of print, but available from libraries.
Archaeology of Cambridgeshire: Volumes 1 (south east) and 2 (south west). Alison Taylor
Cambridgeshire, a Shell guide. Norman Scarfe
Discover Uttlesford—circular walks along the Uttlesford Way. Peter Cooper
Essex—a Shell guide. Norman Scarfe
Essex Farming 1900 - 2000. Peter Wormell
Hertfordshire—a Shell guide. RM Healy
Land, Agriculture and Industry in North-West Essex: Spotlights on a Land Remembered. Geoffrey Ball
Out of Essex: Re-imagining a Literary Landscape. James Canton
The Buildings of England, Cambridgeshire. Nikolaus Pevsner
The Buildings of England, Essex. Nikolaus Pevsner
The Buildings of England, Hertfordshire. Nikolaus Pevsner
The Essex Landscape - a study of its form and history. John Hunter.
The Illustrated History of the Countryside. Oliver Rackham
The Nature of Essex. David Corke
This website has good coverage of the history of a significant part of the Hundred Parishes:
The Recorders of Uttlesford History: www.recordinguttlesfordhistory.org.uk