Local interest, family history & nostalgia books

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A Taste of the Forest of Dean: A Forester's Family Menu of Yesteryear

A Taste of the Forest of Dean: A Forester's Family Menu...

Author: Jenny Care
ISBN: 9781789630602
Format: Paperback
$17.50

A look at what the Forest of Dean inhabitants, many of whom lived in poverty, might have served up at mealtimes...  Read More >>

Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Abandoned Places: Where Time Has Stopped

Author: Richard Happer
ISBN: 9780008333331
Format: Paperback
$32.99

Ghost towns, empty streets, crumbling ruins and lost empires this book reveals these and other deserted places....  Read More >>

Coastal Britain: England and Wales: Celebrating the history, heritage and wildlife of Britain's shores

Coastal Britain: England and Wales: Celebrating the...

Author: Stuart Fisher
ISBN: 9781472958693
Format: Paperback
$49.99

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The Dark Side of Oxford: Crime, Poverty and Violence

The Dark Side of Oxford: Crime, Poverty and Violence...

Author: Marilyn Yurdan
ISBN: 9781526739650
Format: Paperback
$34.99

Vivid reconstructions of crimes and misdeeds illustrate the little-known richness of local history.  Read More >>

Struggle and Suffrage in Wakefield: Women's Lives and the Fight for Equality

Struggle and Suffrage in Wakefield: Women's Lives and...

Author: Gaynor Haliday
ISBN: 9781526717733
Format: Paperback
$34.99

How the lives of women in Wakefield changed over a century as they grew in confidence and independence, helped mainly...  Read More >>

Islay Voices

Islay Voices

Author: Jenni Minto ,  Les Wilson
ISBN: 9781780275765
Format: Paperback
$29.99

Many travellers have had their imaginations captured by the beautiful Hebridean island of Islay and have been moved...  Read More >>

Dark City: Murder, Vice, and Mayhem in Wartime London

Dark City: Murder, Vice, and Mayhem in Wartime London...

Author: Simon Read
ISBN: 9780750989855
Format: Paperback
$27.99

Dark City is the first book to explore how London became a criminals' paradise during the Second World War  Read More >>

First, and before all things

First, and before all things

Author: Kate Wilby
ISBN: 9781912881291
Format: Paperback
$25.85

Set in an England torn apart by war and plague, this is the story of the life of Mary Chapman, foundress of the...  Read More >>

The Little Book of Rathmines

The Little Book of Rathmines

Author: Maurice Curtis
ISBN: 9780750986960
Format: Hardback
$39.99

A compendium of historical facts and figures, perfect for dipping into. Full of information that will make you say,...  Read More >>

The Princess who Hid in a Tree: An Anglo-Saxon Story

The Princess who Hid in a Tree: An Anglo-Saxon Story...

Author: Jackie Holderness ,  Alan Marks
ISBN: 9781851245185
Format: Hardback
$33.61

With stunning illustrations by award-winning artist Alan Marks, the story of Oxford's Saint Frideswide - the Anglo-Saxon...  Read More >>

Great British Family Names and Their History: What's in a Name?

Great British Family Names and Their History: What's...

Author: John Moss
ISBN: 9781526722805
Format: Paperback
$65.99

Through looking at the history of names, we can explore the history of Great Britain itself - from iconic names...  Read More >>

Tracing Your Potteries Ancestors: A Guide for Family & Local Historians

Tracing Your Potteries Ancestors: A Guide for Family...

Author: Sharpe, Michael
ISBN: 9781526701275
Format: Paperback
$39.99

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The Story of Kensington Palace

The Story of Kensington Palace

Author:
ISBN: 9781858946740
Format: Hardback
$65.99

Today Kensington Palace is synonymous with young royals; it is the official home of TRH The Duke and Duchess of...  Read More >>

The Granite Men: A History of the Granite Industries of Aberdeen and North East Scotland

The Granite Men: A History of the Granite Industries...

Author: Jim Fiddes
ISBN: 9780750990011
Format: Paperback
$49.99

A comprehensive history of the industries of the Granite City of Aberdeen  Read More >>

Cartography: The Ideal and Its History

Cartography: The Ideal and Its History

Author: Matthew H Edney
ISBN: 9780226605685
Format: Paperback
$43.79

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Stories of a Manchester Street

Stories of a Manchester Street

Author: Phil Barton ,  Elaine Bishop
ISBN: 9780750990479
Format: Paperback
$42.99

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The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental Railroad

The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental...

Author: Gordon H. Chang ,  Shelley Fisher Fishkin
ISBN: 9781503609242
Format: Paperback
$43.79

This landmark volume sheds light on the lives and experiences of the Chinese workers who made up 90% of the workforce...  Read More >>

Musings of Kev the Kiwi: Ponder Some of Life's Biggest Questions with an Eccentric Electrician

Musings of Kev the Kiwi: Ponder Some of Life's Biggest...

Author: Kevin Missen
ISBN: 9780473470739
Format: Paperback
$20.67

Be entertained and challenged by this quirky Kiwi memoir with humour, drama, fact, fiction, poetry and prose......  Read More >>

The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics for Tracing Elusive Ancestors

The Family Tree Problem Solver: Tried-and-True Tactics...

Author: Marsha Hoffman Rising
ISBN: 9781440300745
Format: Paperback
$42.99

Has your family history research hit a brick wall? Marsha Hoffman Rising's newly updated bestselling book The Family...  Read More >>

The Little Book of Blackrock

The Little Book of Blackrock

Author: Hugh Oram
ISBN: 9780750989121
Format: Hardback
$39.99

Uncovering the hidden history at the heart of Blackrock  Read More >>

The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got That Way

The American Museum of Natural History and How It Got...

Author: Colin Davey ,  Thomas A. Lesser
ISBN: 9780823283484
Format: Hardback
$51.02

Tells the story of the building of the American Museum of Natural History and Hayden Planetarium, a story of history,...  Read More >>

The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental Railroad

The Chinese and the Iron Road: Building the Transcontinental...

Author: Gordon H. Chang ,  Shelley Fisher Fishkin
ISBN: 9781503608290
Format: Hardback
$131.37

This landmark volume sheds light on the lives and experiences of the Chinese workers who made up 90% of the workforce...  Read More >>

Community Archives: Sustaining Memory

Community Archives: Sustaining Memory

Author: Jeannette A. Bastian ,  Andrew Flinn
ISBN: 9781783303502
Format: Paperback
$147.00

This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, expanding the definition to include sites such...  Read More >>

Community Archives: Sustaining Memory

Community Archives: Sustaining Memory

Author: Jeannette A. Bastian ,  Andrew Flinn
ISBN: 9781783303519
Format: Hardback
$294.00

This book traces the trajectory of the community archives movement, expanding the definition to include sites such...  Read More >>

The Story of the Fens

The Story of the Fens

Author: Frank Meeres
ISBN: 9781860776977
Format: Paperback
$47.99

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