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9%OFFPatrick Denney - Colchester Voices - 9780752418841 - V9780752418841
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Colchester Voices

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Description for Colchester Voices Paperback. Colchester voices Series: Tempus Oral History Series. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 167 x 8. Weight in Grams: 296.

This evocative compilation of reminiscences records life as it used to be in Colchester from the late nineteenth century up to the second half of the twentieth. Contributors’ memories have been transcribed from taped interviews and appear here in their own words.

Every facet of life is touched upon, from childhood to old age, work and family, war and peace. The oldest interviewee remembers the procession at Queen Victoria’s funeral, which she attended as a young girl. Many contributors remember horse-drawn delivery vehicles, washing by hand using coppers and mangles, leisure and entertainment before television, and countless other facts of everyday ... Read more

This fascinating vignette of a vanished society will doubtless appeal to all those who know Colchester. For older residents, it will offer a nostalgic glance back to the old days, while newcomers to the town will find this book an intriguing and invaluable historical resource for years to come.

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Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Series
Tempus Oral History Series
Number of Pages
160
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752418841
SKU
V9780752418841
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Ref
99-10

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