Bedfordshire Through Time (BOK)

Stephen Jeffrey-Poulter

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Bedfordshire Through Time contains delightful period photographs of the towns and villages in this rural county. These images have been sourced mainly from the Sandy Chrystal postcard collection held by Bedfordshire & Luton Archives & Records Service - many being published for the first time. The contrasting modern colour pictures provide accessible and interesting insights into the many changes that have taken place over decades. The book also features extracts from a range of guidebooks and historical publications by authors such as journalist Arthur Mee and historian C. Gore Chambers, which appeared in the first fifty years of the last century when the original pictures were taken. While the major towns of Luton and Bedford have suffered from modernisation, most of this county's heritage has been left largely untouched for us to enjoy today.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Stephen Jeffrey-Poulter
Amberley Publishing Local
ISBN 9781445616186
Antall sider 96 Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Andre medvirkende Nigel Lutt Emner og form Local history, Places in old photographs