Post-war Kilmarnock : Britain in Old Photographs Paperback / softback
Local Author Frank Beattie is known for his popular local history column, 'Memories; in the Kilmarnock Standard as well as having written several books on various aspects of the town's history.
In his new book, Post-War Kilmarnock, Frank Beattie discusses the dramatic changes which have taken place in the decades since the Second World War and the developments that have transformed the town in a period which has seen the decline of traditional industries and the rise of multinational corporations.
Also included are images of transport, industry and leisure as well as monuments, churches, houses and the varying street scenes of the author's home town.
Illustrated with 250 intriguing pictures, including old postcards, advertisements and ephemera, this insightful and informative book is sure to appeal to anyone who grew up in Kilmarnock or has ties with this rapidly changing town.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 128 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 16/06/2008
- Category: Local history
- ISBN: 9780750950381