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The Origins of Louth: Archaeology and History in East Lincolnshire, 400,000 BC–AD 1086 By Caitlin Green
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The Origins of Louth offers a new and detailed look at the early history and evolution of Louth and its surrounding villages, based on the latest historical and archaeological research. It begins... More > with the first human inhabitants of this region, who lived 400,000 years ago on the Wolds, and it ends around the time of Domesday Book, when Louth had developed into a true town and the whole region had begun to take on a recognizable form. It examines questions such as who were the first human inhabitants of the Louth region? When and how did people first begin to permanently settle in this region? And how did Louth develop into a significant local settlement and eventually a town? A full gazetteer of all archaeological finds made within 10 kilometres of Louth, from Fulstow to Tathwell and Donington to Manby, is provided as an appendix.< Less
The Streets of Louth: An A–Z History By Caitlin Green
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The Streets of Louth offers an A–Z history of virtually every road within the town, from ancient streets such as Upgate and Mercer Row through to modern residential developments such as Anthony... More > Crescent. Designed for the general reader and anyone who has ever wondered how the streets of Louth have changed and developed over time, it not only looks at the archaeology, buildings and businesses of each of the individual streets, but also the people who used to live on them, from brewers and fish fryers through to jewellers and prostitutes. The book also makes use of local court reports from the nineteenth century to bring the Victorian history of the streets of Louth alive, with crimes and accidents recorded that range from the mundane to the truly shocking!< Less