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Gavin Smith - Barking and Dagenham - 9780752407395 - V9780752407395
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Barking and Dagenham

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Description for Barking and Dagenham Paperback. Barking and Dagenham are sister communities on the Thames shore. The village of Dagenham was swamped by housing developments like the Becontree estate which accomodated the workforce. This title collects old photographs and memorabilia of Barking and Dagenham. It is suitable for those who live and work in this Thameside area. Series: Archive Photographs. Num Pages: 128 pages, 200ill. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; HBJD1; WQH; WQP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 172 x 10. Weight in Grams: 300.
Barking and Dagenham have been sister communities on the Thames shore since Saxon times. In their earliest days communication with other parts was mainly by water since inland the area was a wilderness of marsh passable only with the greatest difficulty. We must assume that these early settlers chose these sites to give good security from attack. Modern Barking and Dagenham have only come into being because of the success of entrepreneurs like Samuel Williams who created such improvements in these Thameside areas that it was possible to promote them as sites for potential industrial development. Following the arrival of ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
The History Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Series
Archive Photographs
Condition
New
Number of Pages
128
Place of Publication
Stroud, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780752407395
SKU
V9780752407395
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