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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, Aldebugh 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. Ian Robb lives in Lowestoft and joined the local fishing industry in 1962. Fully illustrated.

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: 8.99
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
Bomb on the Red Markers - Memories of Bomber Operations

Bomb on the Red Markers - Memories of Bomber Operations

Pat Cunningham

Ten RAF aircrew-men give personal accounts of their Second World War experiences including raids on the battleship Tirpitz, using Barnes Wallis' Tallboy bombs, bluff and counter bluff with radio signals during the Siege of Malta and baling out of a blazing Halifax over Berlin. Author, Pat Cunningham DFM, is an air historian and aviator of some 40 years' standing.

Book Price: 12.99
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 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 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 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
Memories of Lincolnshire Farming

Memories of Lincolnshire Farming

Alan Stennett

Using first hand accounts, Alan Stennett pieces together what life was like on Lincolnshire farms from the early 1900s to the present day.

Book Price: 12.99

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