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Whitehaven The Second Selection

by Alan Routledge

Part of the Archive Photographs: Images of England Series

Whitehaven The Second Selection Synopsis

This fascinating new volume of archive photographs covers the Whitehaven area from St Bees in the south to Parton in the north. The majority of the images have never appeared in print before, and many have come from recently discovered private collections. The book forms a tour from south to north, passing through industrial, residential, commercial and rural areas. The chemical industry and coal mines of the Preston Isle are examined in detail, as are shipbuilding and the maritime connections of the South and North Harbours. In the centre of town, many prominent landmarks are featured, including the Theatre Royal, the Howgill Street Infirmary, shops, schools and churches. This intriguing collection is sure to appeal to all who know Whitehaven and the surrounding area, both young and old. For those who remember how the town used to be, this will be a nostalgic trip down memory lane, while for the younger generation and for newcomers to the area, it will provide an informative glimpse into their region's past.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780752422398
Publication date: 1st July 2001
Author: Alan Routledge
Publisher: NPI Media Group an imprint of The History Press Ltd
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 128 pages
Categories: Local history,

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