This ancient market town had for centuries been one of the most important places in the county, but had changed very little before the railway arrived.
Unfortunately the sanitary conditions were shocking-while the town enjoyed a reputation for the fragrance of its lavender-water! "... fascinating and hitherto unpublished photographs ... will appeal to many. For the Hitchin resident it is an essential. " Hertfordshire Countryside
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 144 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 01/10/1999
- Category: British & Irish history
- ISBN: 9781860771095