Maidenhead lies on the west bank of the River Thames, and forms part of the county of Berkshire. One of the largest settlements in the area, Maidenhead has a rich and fascinating history. Recorded as Ellington in the Domesday Book, the town's present name refers to the 'new wharf', or 'Maiden Hythe' on the riverside. Upon the coming of the Great Western Railway, the town underwent significant expansion. Today, Maidenhead is a thriving town with a population of 78,000 people, and is perfectly situated as a base for commuters to Reading, Slough and London. In Maidenhead Through Time, authors Elias Kupfermann and Carol Dixon-Smith invite the reader on a captivating photographic tour of Maidenhead past and present, showcasing the town's many historical features. From industry to entertainment, shops to parks, every aspect of Maidenhead's past is explored in this fascinating volume. Maidenhead Through Time is essential reading for anyone who knows and loves this Berkshire town.