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The Story of Billericay

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Description for The Story of Billericay Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, 150 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKEAX; WQH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 462.
Billericay in Essex was originally a prehistoric settlement. This book tells its story from those times, through the Roman occupation, its eclipse and its subsequent rise in importance. It describes the change from a rural market town in the mid-nineteenth century to a dormitory town for London after the coming of the railway in 1889. This is the first detailed history of Billericay, packed with original research and a multitude of previously unpublished illustrations from many sources. Author Charles Phillips brings the story right up to date, and his book is an ideal introduction for all the town's residents, as ... Read more

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About Charles Phillips
Charles Phillips is an Essex man through and through. Educated in Chelmsford, he has lived all his life in the village of Stock - just a couple of miles from Billericay. Charles is the author of four previous books on aspects of Essex history, and he plans to write many more during his retirement.

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