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Here you will find exciting books about Local History. Below is a selection of over 8.465 books on the subject.Vis mere
The best tales from around the country, chosen from our popular series of Folk Tales
Compelling street photography from Manchester and Salford during the slum clearances of the 60s
Featuring a range of picturesque vistas, from freshwater lochs and wooded glens to majestic mountains, granite cities and medieval castles, each stunning scene is full of intriguing detail sure to fire the imagination and make you reach for yourcolouring pencils.
Fascinating vintage photos of Hong Kong have been matched with the same viewpoint today to show the amazing growth and development of this unique city.
Featuring a range of picturesque vistas from around Gloucestershire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire, Wiltshire and Worcestershire, including rolling hills, thatched cottages and stately homes, each stunning scene is full of intriguing detail sure to fire the imagination and make you reach for your colouring pencils.
London is a city of markets: markets in meat, fish, fruit, vegetables, money, insurance, shipping and, occasionally, in stolen goods.
Featuring eyewitness accounts from a haunted room, sealed up for forty years at the Blue Boar pub, to the ghostly female resident at the Old Duke and the Westhoughton poltergeist, this book includes pulse-raising narratives that are guaranteed to make your blood run cold.
Featured here are chapters on the village itself, the community, schools, seashore and fishing industry, high days and holidays and local events. It is sure to evoke many happy memories of yesteryear.
The story of Golborne's history told through archive photographs
A visual journey into Middlesbrough's past - that will delight resident and visitor alike
Covering the villages and landscapes of West Yorkshire, this guide suggests 30 walks of varying lengths and difficulty but all offering unrestricted access to the West Yorkshire countryside.
Just as Peter Ackroyd's bestselling London is the biography of the city, Thames: Sacred River is the biography of the river, from sea to source.
A guide to the 'living' medieval churches of Norfolk, helping the church visitor to understand both the universal features of churches and the unique aspects of those in different areas.
Teddington, Twickenham and Hampton past and present
Once part of Lancashire, Droylsden and Audenshaw are now part of Tameside Metropolitan Borough of Manchester. The varied histories of both towns see the transition from farming to an industrial community. With over 200 photographs, this book gives us a glimpse of the streets of the two towns and the people who lived there, at work and leisure.