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From Bodenham to Birmingham By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
From Bodenham to Birmingham By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
From Bodenham to Birmingham: The Life, Times & Family History of a Victorian Couple By Edith Payne
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From an age when Napoleon was marching through Europe to a time when Adolf Hitler embarked on an almost identical adventure, this true story, based on official records, traces the family history of... More > Thomas Baugh and Elizabeth Clewer, ordinary people who were just two of the many thousands of foot soldiers of the industrial revolution. A story that has all the ingredient of a Victorian novel or period drama, encompassing premature death of family members from Typhoid Fever, cholera, tetanus and child birth to illegitimacy, paternal substitution, elements of an eternal triangle and of course an encounter with the dreaded workhouse. 'From Bodenham to Birmingham' is also a journey through the social history of the times from the agricultural disruptions of the 18th century to the industrial upheaval of the early 20th century.< Less
Cruising the Worcester and Birmingham canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Worcester and Birmingham canal. This is the seventh book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the... More > enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire Union, the Llangollen, and the Coventry canals.< Less
Cruising the Staffs. and Worcs. canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Staffs. and Worcs. canal. This is the eighth book in this series of canal guides, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at... More > increasing the enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous books in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire union, the Llangollen, the Coventry, and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Llangollen canal (with one eye on its history) By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Llangollen canal. This is the fifth book in the series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of... More > those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford and the Shropshire Union canals. Further volumes will cover the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Coventry canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Coventry canal. This is the sixth book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of... More > those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon, the Oxford, the Shropshire Union and the Llangollen canals. Further volumes will cover the Staffs and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Oxford canal (with one eye on its history) By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Oxford canal. This is the third book in the series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the enjoyment of those... More > travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". The first two volumes in the series covered the Trent and Mersey, and the Stratford on Avon canals. Further volumes will cover the Llangollen, the Shropshire Union, the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Cruising the Shropshire Union canal (with one eye on its history). By John Todd
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A brief travelogue / history of the Shropshire Union canal. This is the fourth book in this series, each one written with "one eye on the history". They are aimed at increasing the... More > enjoyment of those travelling the inland waterways of England and Wales. Particularly for those new to the gentle pleasures of narrowboating, and to the huge industrial heritage of the canal network, these books are a "must have". Previous volumes covered the Trent and Mersey, the Stratford on Avon and the Oxford canals. Further volumes will cover the Llangollen, the Coventry, the Staffs. and Worcester, and the Worcester and Birmingham canals.< Less
Wolseley Special Products By Norman Painting
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Founded in 1901 by Vickers Sons & Maxim Ltd., as a motor car and machine tool manufacturer, Wolseley were making narrow gauge mining locomotives and submarine engines by 1902. The company's cars... More > were renowned for their quality and durability and their innovative designers and skilled workforce were to be employed producing a much wider range of products such as, aero engines, lighting sets, commercial vehicles, military vehicles, marine engines and airship machinery. More specialised products included the first purpose designed motorised sleighs for exploring Antarctica, used by Scott's ill-fated expedition in 1912 and, almost stranger than fiction, a 2 wheeled gyroscopically controlled car to the design of a Russian inventor. These diverse products, and others, are described and generously illustrated in this book with more than 250 photographs and drawings.< Less