Poole Then & Now

By: ANDREWS, Ian; HENSON, Frank;

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Size 7.0 x 9.5 inches. In black cloth covers with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial DW. DW NOT price clipped. In near fine condition. A very clean and tight copy. With 211 b/w photographs. Once described as `a poor fishar village', the ancient Borough and County of the Town of Poole is today a thriving town with a cross-channel port and resort - a beautiful place to live, work and play. In this stunning photography book, local historians Frank Henson and Ian Andrews explore the changing face of Poole, rediscovering buildings and monuments that have been lost forever - and also all that has been gained along the way. Passionate about Poole and its history, IAN ANDREWS was Town Clerk and Chief Executive Officer of Poole Borough Council from 1973, as well as Hon Borough Archivist. Since retirement, Ian Andrews has founded the Poole-Cherbourg Twinning Association, the Poole Heritage Forum and is a member of several other local community associations. A previous borough councilor, FRANK HENSON is a lifelong resident of Poole. He is a member of the Wessex Newfoundland Society of Poole Men, frequently gives talks on the history of the area.

Title: Poole Then & Now

Author Name: ANDREWS, Ian; HENSON, Frank;

Categories: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY,

Publisher: The History Press. Stroud. 2012 1st edition.:

Seller ID: 82529

Keywords: DORSET TOPOGRAPHY Ian Andrews, Frank Henson, Poole Then & Now, first edition, photographs 19th. 20th. Past & Present Topography Social History History first edition Poole Dorset