Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Death and Disaster in Victorian Telford

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Death in Victorian times was something to be feared whilst at the same time it was treated with an unprecedented degree of observance and ceremony. Respect for the dead was a concept taken to heart by all who came into contact with its mysteries. This compelling book covers a variety of gruesome themes and events; from suicide and murder to mining deaths and the Dark lane Pit disaster. Death and Disaster in Victorian Telford makes compulsive reading; it adds a new dimension to the way death is viewed as well as a novel approach to the history of this part of Shropshire.

Book ISBN 9781848683891

Book Format Paperback

pages 128 pages

Publication Date 02 Jul 2009

Height 235

Width 165

Regular Price: £12.99

Special Price: £11.69

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