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Nostalgia Books - 16 Books

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The books in our Nostalgia section include the Working Memories series - recollections of classic industries in England, retold by the people who worked within them - and the comprehensive Privies book series - which recalls the days when every English house had its loo at the bottom of the garden!

Memories of the Warwickshire Coalfields

Memories of the Warwickshire Coalfields

David Bell

Memories of the Warwickshire Coalfields is a fine tribute to their traditions and a way of life that has now all but disappeared.

Book Price: £9.95
Memories of the Yorkshire Fishing Industry

Memories of the Yorkshire Fishing Industry

Ron Freethy

Before the memories are lost forever, author Ron Freethy has taken the time to talk to the fishermen of Yorkshire. Using first-hand accounts, he tells their story; the conditions, the work, the people and the humour; providing a lasting record for generations to come.

Book Price: £9.95
Memories of the East Anglian Fishing Industry

Memories of the East Anglian Fishing Industry

Ian Robb

A vivid account of the East Anglian fishing industry from the Norman Conquest in 1066 to the present day. From King's Lynn, Cromer, Sheringham, Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Southwold, Dunwich, Aldeburgh and Ipswich the fishing boats landed a wide variety of fish including lobster, crab, turbot, codling, whiting, haddock, flounders, shrimps, sole and most prominently herring.

Book Price: £7.99
Memories of the Cornish Fishing Industry

Memories of the Cornish Fishing Industry

Sheila Bird

Through war and peace, good times and bad, the fishermen of Cornwall have put to sea and braved the stormy Atlantic Ocean to earn their living. Using first-hand accounts, Sheila Bird describes what life was like for these small, tight-knit communities.

Book Price: £2.95
Cumbria at War

Cumbria at War

Ron Freethy

Behind the scenes, the people who lived in what is now modern Cumbria played a very important part in the defeat of Hitler during the Second World War.

Book Price: £11.99
Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry

Memories of the Lincolnshire Fishing Industry

Bernard Bale

The fishing industry in Lincolnshire was thriving even before the Romans arrived and at one time Grimsby was the busiest fishing port in the world. During the 18th century life became hard but the arrival of the railway changed the industry's fortunes. The ups and downs since then have included two World Wars and the cod war with Iceland in the 1970s. Today, much reduced fleets work out of Grimsby, Boston, Cleethorpes and Freiston Shore.

Book Price: £7.99
Memories of the Lancashire Fishing Industry

Memories of the Lancashire Fishing Industry

Ron Freethy

Using first-hand accounts, this book traces the history of Lancashire's fishing industry - the boom times of the 1940s, the later decline and current fight for survival.

Book Price: £7.99
Memories of the Lancashire Cotton Mills

Memories of the Lancashire Cotton Mills

Ron Freethy

A nostalgic look back at the county's cotton industry. Includes the workers' recollections and anecdotes, the events, both happy and tragic and the jobs and what they entailed. Profusely illustrated with old photographs.

Book Price: £8.99
Memories of the Lancashire Aircraft Industry

Memories of the Lancashire Aircraft Industry

Ron Freethy

Lancashire's contribution to the Aircraft Industry has been enormous. From the early days of balloon ascents and airships through to the Eurofighter-Typhoon, the county has been at the forefront of development.

Book Price: £8.99
Memories of The Leicestershire Coalfields

Memories of The Leicestershire Coalfields

David Bell

Ex-miners describe their early experiences of working the local pits and their day-to-day life.

Book Price: £7.99

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