A 192 page history book about Uwchlan Township, its people, places and events. See the students who attended school in 1896, meet the first woman in Uwchlan Township to own her own car. Do you think you might have an early ancestor who is buried in Uwchlan Township? You will find the burial records of Uwchlan Meeting, St Paul’s United Church of Christ and St Paul’s Lutheran Church. What do you think your ancestors might have thought about the split between Uwchlan and Upper Uwchlan? Find a complete list of those who petitioned the court for the division and those who voted in the special election. Read about how people lived, where they went to school, which church they might have attended, and what they did to make a living.
A History of Uwchlan Township 1682 to 1782
A History of Uwchlan Township The First Hundred Years 1682 to 1782
By Susannah Wilson Brody
Limited Supply - $5
This is a 56 page book with extensive footnotes and resources.
The History of Dowlin Forge
By Susannah Brody
Released in 1995
An early history of Industry in Uwchlan Township. This book includes information on the Hibberd and Dowlin Families as well as the Mary Ann Forge, Dowlin’s Grist Mill, Dowlin’s Sawmill, the company store.
By Constance Happersett, Patricia Gaines, and Susannah Brody
Released in 2004
Relive the story of the 2 Downing brothers who served in the Civil War. Letters to their Sister in Lionville came alive with photos and special background information in the book.
Anna B. Temple Her Diaries
By Estelle Cremer
Released in 1990
Read the exact words written by this young woman who lived in the Lionville area in the mid 1860s.
The Diaries of Mary Jane Dowlin
Transcribed by Maisie Hodes-Wood
Released in 2000
The connection to the Dowlin Forge is presented through the written daily activities of a survivor of the Civil War.