Padiham : Britain in Old Photographs Paperback / softback
This fascinating collection of over 150 archive images provides a nostalgic insight into the changing history of Padiham over the last century. Each image is accompanied by a detailed caption, bringing the past to life and describing many aspects of life in this old market town, including chapters on work and industry - including the cotton mills, coal mines and stone quarries that marked the industrial heart of the Pennines - sporting and local events, offering a vital record of vanished vistas and past practices. This book will appeal to everyone with an interest in the history of those who worked or lived in this vibrant community.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 96 pages
- Publisher: The History Press Ltd
- Publication Date: 24/11/2009
- Category: Local history
- ISBN: 9780752451886