Download Kidsgrove & Butt Lane Through Time by Tony Lancaster PDF

By Tony Lancaster

on the northern finish of the borough of Newcastle-under-Lyme, Kidsgrove and Butt Lane have been quiet and rural parts of scattered settlements that turned an business centre of significant value within the economic climate of North Staffordshire. this day, the parts are principally residential, with housing belonging ordinarily from the post-war period onwards. Coal mines and ironworks replaced the panorama and inhabitants and housing elevated; improvement by way of the Trent and Mersey Canal and the arriving of the railway allowed the realm to flourish.

Nowadays, lots of the heavy has declined and plenty of once-familiar points of interest were swept away. although, it truly is attainable to recreate whatever of the ambience of this commercial prior and its social results in the course of the illustrations and element that accompany them. Drawing on a wealthy shop of photos and old info, this booklet unearths a desirable previous for readers to get pleasure from as neighborhood writer Tony Lancaster publications us throughout the streets, revealing the altering faces of Kidsgrove and Butt Lane.

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Download Secret Guernsey by Amanda Bennett PDF

By Amanda Bennett

Guernsey is small - purely 25 sq. miles - however it holds a intensity of historical past and intrigue a long way more than its measurement. Early prehistoric beginnings allied to a Norman French historical past and an extended interval of loyalty to the English Crown have produced a distinct tradition - a melting pot of spiritual, political and financial task. The islanders' tales are available all over the place - from the sea-swept coast and rural kingdom lanes, to the bustle of St Peter Port, in constructions, church buildings and fascinating old fashioned, granite homes. Take a trip via this generic panorama to discover what lies underneath - tales of the bizarre, the interesting or the apparent abnormal. From serial duellists to romantic poets; complicated highway names to land reclamation; mysterious stones to pagan choices, mystery Guernsey is full of unforeseen stories of island lifestyles and background, and invitations you to discover the island for your self and discover extra unfound treasures via gorgeous color photographs.

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Download Haworth, Oxenhope & Stanbury from Old Photographs by Steven Wood PDF

By Steven Wood

Haworth is famous during the global because the domestic of the Bronte sisters. it's much less famous because the biggest village of 3 that make up the traditional township of Haworth. the following, and within the approaching significant other quantity, the entire township is represented in an in depth and wide-ranging choice of previous images. There are the traditional images of 'Bronte Haworth', but in addition an excellent a number of the photographs in those books can be thoroughly new to many readers. during this publication, readers will locate three hundred images of the villages of Haworth, Oxenhope and Stanbury, in their streets, their homes, faculties, church buildings and other people; an exploration of the heritage of the traditional township of Haworth.

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Download Secret Chislehurst by Joanna Friel,Adam Swaine PDF

By Joanna Friel,Adam Swaine

The identify Chislehurst actually potential ‘a stony position within the woods’. A a little applicable identify to remember as Joanna Friel explores the secrets and techniques of Chislehurst. proof of Chislehurst’s wealthy historical past could be obvious embedded in the course of the streets of this district, highlighting that Chislehurst is still a distinct position of particular personality. it's, certainly, no traditional suburb. utilizing colossal wisdom of the world, Joanna Friel offers her readers with an excellent check out the secrets and techniques of the world. From visually seen fragments of the prior that also exist to these lesser-known evidence. for example, do you know that an inventive verbal exchange process erected at the town’s optimum hill supposedly avoided an invasion by way of Napoleon Bonaparte, or neighborhood dying sparked the smash of a pacesetter of the Irish domestic Rule stream? From locals trying to find a nostalgic glance again into their district to traveling viewers, this e-book offers a good substitute view into the covert points of Chislehurst.

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Download Wells Through Time by Stephen Tudsbery-Turner PDF

By Stephen Tudsbery-Turner

firstly sight Wells has replaced little over the past a hundred and fifty years and Edwardian citizens might nonetheless suppose at domestic. this is often quite so within the east round the cathedral and the marketplace position. nevertheless the west of town, which as soon as boasted 3 railway stations, has been altered out of all popularity. The constructions themselves have remained a lot as they regularly were, yet this is often faraway from the case by way of occupancy.Wells via Time takes the customer on a guided travel of england s smallest and most lovable urban. some of the older photographs have been taken by means of the Philips urban Studio, a company that operated available in the market position for the easiest a part of a century, and it really is to be was hoping that those photos will turn out an notion to those that stopover at Wells this day and a memento in the event you have recognized the town in days long past by.

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Download Woolwich Through Time by Kristina Bedford PDF

By Kristina Bedford

Woolwich is exclusive for its succession of iconic identities, which now not exist, but haven't been misplaced to dwelling reminiscence - Woolwich Dockyard, based by way of King Henry VIII in 1512 and closed in 1869, Woolwich Arsenal and its Laboratory sq., in-built 1696 and roofed over in 1854 to supply the center of the increasing munitions manufacturing unit, which closed in 1967, and Woolwich Arsenal FC, shaped by means of munitions staff in 1886 and moved from Manor floor to Highbury in 1913. so much lately, in July 2007, the final Regiment of the Royal Artillery, shaped by way of Royal Warrant in 1716 and occupiers of the barracks subsequent to Woolwich universal because the mid-1770s, left for its new base at Larkhill on Salisbury simple. improvement of the location is ongoing, with different troops transferred to take the Gunners' position. Regeneration of town centre and waterfront likewise keeps today.

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Download The Via Francigena Canterbury to Rome - Part 2: The Great St by Alison Raju PDF

By Alison Raju

This entire guidebook covers the second one 1/2 the through Francigena - a 1900km pilgrim path that crosses Europe from Canterbury to Rome. From the midway aspect on the nice St Bernard move within the Alps, this publication splits the second one half the pilgrimage into 5 sections (with additional commence issues in Vercelli, Passo della Cisa, Lucca and Siena) and concludes via arriving at St Peter's sq. in Rome. All 5 commence issues are locations the place pilgrims can simply achieve or depart the direction by way of public delivery, should still they want to take on the adventure in shorter levels. Illustrated with transparent, unique comic strip maps and color pictures, the step by step course description additionally contains certain information regarding historic websites and all amenities on hand alongside the way.

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Download Through the Woods by H.E. Bates,Agnes Miller-Parker,Laura Beatty PDF

By H.E. Bates,Agnes Miller-Parker,Laura Beatty

H.E. Bates carried a wooded area in his mind's eye. He fell lower than its spell as a boy becoming up within the Midlands, turning into more and more enchanted at any time when he stepped lower than the wooded cover. reminiscence magnified its secret through the years, enriching his tales as he grew winning as a author. yet why did this position turn into part of him? What are the characteristics of all woodlands that lead them to so special?

Set in Kent, Bates returns to these timber of his early life to breath lifestyles into the altering personality of a unmarried forest yr, revealing how invaluable they're to the English nation-state. Our new version is illustrated all through with Agnes Miller Parker’s terrific engravings.

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Download The Dingle Peninsula: A Walking Guide by Adrian Hendroff PDF

By Adrian Hendroff

The outstanding Dingle Peninsula in southwest eire extends westward into the Atlantic from Tralee to Slea Head. Voted one of the most sensible a hundred locations on the planet through TripAdvisor and known as ‘the most pretty position in the world’ by means of nationwide Geographic, its panorama comprises hovering mountaintops, mild hillsides, secluded lakes and valleys, old ruins, dramatic sea cliffs and lengthy, sandy seashores. This advisor takes you off the crushed music to discover this beautiful panorama in a number of jogging routes starting from brief hikes to full-day treks. From the wild extremities of the nice Blasket Island to the majestic heights of Mount Brandon and the relief of the Dingle approach, there’s whatever for all tastes. each one direction is prefaced with a reference precis and illustrated with maps and pictures. path descriptions comprise GPS coordinates, navigation information, entry notes and brief adaptations. there's additionally fabric at the fauna, vegetation, folklore, historical past, geology and position names of every area.

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Download Wareham & The Isle of Purbeck Through Time by Anthony Beeson PDF

By Anthony Beeson

Wareham, as soon as a quiet industry city, is now the bustling historical gateway to the Isle of Purbeck. Wareham has a diversified heritage that levels from proof of early Neolithic and Mesolithic settlers or even, curiously, used as a garrison city, with 7,000 infantrymen dwelling and coaching there throughout the First international warfare. It grew little or no ahead of the 20th century as a result of its setting yet issues have been approximately to alter either in Wareham and in Purbeck as a complete because the outdoors international stumbled on its delights. This quantity is prepared geographically, as a chain of textual and visible peregrinations, via Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck. locations contain Stoborough, Corfe fortress, Furzebrook, Creech, Arne, Kingston, Langton Matravers, worthy Matravers, Kimmeridge, Holme, East and West Lulworth, Studland and Swanage. Wareham and the Isle of Purbeck via Time contains new fabric and formerly unpublished illustrations from the writer s collection.

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