Atherstone Through Time by Christine Freeman

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The old industry city of Atherstone constructed on a mile lengthy stretch of the Roman highway. Atherstone has been held in excessive esteem for the reason that medieval occasions, and by way of 1880 there have been many institutions, accommodating the investors and travelers utilizing this thoroughfare. Coal mining and hatting have been the 2 major industries. As exchange constructed through the business Revolution, the inhabitants grew and overcrowding and bad residing stipulations have been inevitable. The nationwide Slum Clearances brought within the Nineteen Thirties placed strain on Atherstone Rural District Council, to buy land from inner most landowners to construct new council homes. by means of the Nineteen Nineties either the hatting and coal mining industries had thoroughly lowered. This ebook takes the reader on a nostalgic trip via time, evaluating how day by day existence has replaced during the last 100 years.

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