Amberley Publishing - Transport, Military, Local and General History

Aberystwyth Through Time

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Author: William Troughton

Aberystwyth started life as a garrison town for the Normans in 1277. For centuries fishing, sea faring, lead mining and agriculture were the mainstays of the local economy. Today's vitality originates from a few tumultuous years during the 1860s which changed Aberystwyth from being a remote market town, port and watering-hole for the wealthier classes to a bustling holiday resort with a new university. With a mile of promenade, beaches, a harbour, ruined castle, medieval street plan, University, National Library of Wales, narrow gauge and funicular railways Aberystwyth is a town of great character and charm. Using images of Aberystwyth dating from a hundred and fifty years ago until the present day the reader is taken on a tour of the town taking in the promenade, outlying districts and the town centre.

Book ISBN 9781848687479

Book Format Paperback

pages 96 pages

Publication Date 01 Nov 2010

Height 165

Width 235

Illustrations 180

Regular Price: £14.99

Special Price: £13.49

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