Exploring Nottinghamshire

Exploring Nottinghamshire

The Last Days of Steam in Nottinghamshire

The Last Days of Steam in Nottinghamshire

Kirkby & District From Old Photographs

Series: From Old Photographs

Publication Date15th August 2010

Book FormatPaperback

pages128

Illustrations120

Height234

Width165

A unique and charming look at the history of Kirkby and the surrounding area and its inhabitants, through a fascinating collection of beautiful photographs.
Regular Price £14.99 Special Price £13.49
Availability: In stock
ISBN
9781445601410

Kirkby-in-Ashfield, as Gerald Lee comments in his introduction, is steeped in history. For centuries this area was agricultural, but in the latter half of the nineteenth century it was transformed by mining. With the advent of the collieries came the railways, and prosperity and population began to increase. These photographs, many of which have not been published before, build up a vivid visual impression of life in the Kirkby area from the 1850s onwards. The authors have created a fascinating record of changing costume and custom, transport and trading, sport and entertainment, as well as streets and buildings. Kirkby & District From Old Photographs, originally published in 1995, will evoke nostalgic memories for many, and will give pleasure to everyone who knows this part of Nottingham.

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