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Robert Turcan - Sittingbourne the Postcard Collection - 9781445662282 - V9781445662282
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Sittingbourne the Postcard Collection

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Description for Sittingbourne the Postcard Collection Paperback. Explore Sittingbourne's past through this wonderful collection of postcards. Series: The Postcard Collection. Num Pages: 96 pages, 180. BIC Classification: 1DBKESK; WCS; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 233 x 14. Weight in Grams: 282.
Sittingbourne's steady growth from mid-Victorian times began with the construction of a railway line linking London to east Kent port, bisecting the town. Sittingbourne was renowned for its brick and cement manufacture, although papermaking subsequently predominated the town's industry. Workers for these trades often moved from the countryside. Terraces of houses accommodating them arose either side of the main Watling Street thoroughfare. Economic growth continues apace today, with a far greater range of commercial enterprises. This fantastic selection of old postcards provides an interesting insight into mainly Edwardian times - a vital stage in this town's development. ... Read more

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Amberley Publishing
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The Postcard Collection
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Chalford, United Kingdom
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About Robert Turcan
Robert Turcan is a retired fund manager who was brought up on a fruit farm in the North Kent horticultural belt. He has a lifelong interest in local history, in the pursuit of which he has amassed a considerable collection of topographical postcards, books and maps. His appreciation of the constantly changing environment is complimented by keen amateur photography, as ... Read more

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