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In and Around Rotherham By Peter Tuffrey

In and Around Rotherham by Peter Tuffrey

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A unique and charming look at the history of Rotherham and its inhabitants, through a fascinating collection of beautiful photographs.

In and Around Rotherham Summary

In and Around Rotherham: From the Scrivens Collection by Peter Tuffrey

Through a comprehensive collection of over 200 old photographs, all taken by South Yorkshire-based photographer Edgar Leonard Scrivens, we have the opportunity to catch a glimpse of Rotherham as it was in days gone by. The photographs give a fascinating view of both Rotherham and many of the surrounding villages including Wentworth, Anston, Bramley and Dinnington. A variety of aspects of community life are covered from work and leisure to the houses, churches, schools and business premises that represented the physical form of the community. Many well-known landmarks of the community have been recorded including College Square, Clifton Park and the Chapel on the Bridge. For all those who have lived in and around Rotherham for many years, this book will provide a nostalgic stroll down memory lane, while for newer residents it serves as an excellent means of discovering more about the community's history. Like Scrivens' images, well-known local author Peter Tuffrey provides in this book an irresistible and invaluable record of the Rotherham area.

About Peter Tuffrey

Peter Tuffrey was born in Doncaster in 1953. He studied Fine Art at Doncaster College of Art from 1970 to 1971 and then at Leeds University until 1974. He held the position of Keeper of Fine and Decorative Arts at Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery 1975-1995, was a freelance writer 1995-2000 and PR Media Consultant for Doncaster Rovers 2000-2002. He was Area Manager for the Music Ground Group of Companies 2003-2010. He is now working as a freelance writer. In his spare time, he has built up a massive photographic archive of the region's towns and villages. With this he has produced over fifty publications. He has also written many articles for local and regional newspapers. He lives in Doncaster.

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In and Around Rotherham: From the Scrivens Collection by Peter Tuffrey
Used - Very Good
Amberley Publishing
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