About the Author:
Peter Christie is a lecturer at Petroc College where he teaches Geography and Oral History. He is the senior district & town councilor. He’s twice been Mayor of Bideford and is currently Chairman of the Bideford Bridge Trust. He was the Reviews Editor of The Local Historian for 12 years and has published over 1000 articles on the history of North Devon. A long time writer for local newspapers he currently runs the 'Yesteryear' page in the North Devon Journal and has written many books on Devon.