Around Hanley by Albert Booth

Around Hanley by Albert Booth

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Originally just a single farm, the pottery town of Hanley grew into the largest and most central town in the greater area of Stoke-on-Trent, blossoming in the early twentieth century with the development of heavy industry. This book reflects the town as it was at that time, at the height of its success.

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This fascinating collection of photographs illustrates life as it was in and around the rapidly developing pottery town of Hanley. Originally just a single farm, Hanley grew into the largest and most central town in the greater area of Stoke-on-Trent, blossoming in the early twentieth century with the development of heavy industry. This pictorial history reflects the town as it was at that time, at the height of its success. John S. Booth's nostalgic book provides an insight into the history and characters of Hanley, home of the famous Wedgwood pottery works and birthplace of legendary footballer Sir Stanley Matthews. Accompanied by informative captions, this book will delight all those who have lived and worked in this busy area and will be a useful reference for anyone exploring the history of The Potteries.

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SKU GOR004009019
Title Around Hanley
Author By (author) Albert Booth
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0752434071
ISBN 13 9780752434070
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

This fascinating collection of photographs illustrates life as it was in and around the rapidly developing pottery town of Hanley. Originally just a single farm, Hanley grew into the largest and most central town in the greater area of Stoke-on-Trent, blossoming in the early twentieth century with the development of heavy industry. This pictorial history reflects the town as it was at that time, at the height of its success. John S. Booth's nostalgic book provides an insight into the history and characters of Hanley, home of the famous Wedgwood pottery works and birthplace of legendary footballer Sir Stanley Matthews. Accompanied by informative captions, this book will delight all those who have lived and worked in this busy area and will be a useful reference for anyone exploring the history of The Potteries.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR004009019
Title Around Hanley
Author By (author) Albert Booth
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher The History Press Ltd
Year Published 2005
Number of Pages 128
ISBN 10 0752434071
ISBN 13 9780752434070
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.