Burnley - A Short History, by Brian Hall

Burnley - A Short History, by Brian Hall

Published by the Burnley & District Historical Society in 2002, 40 pages. A5 size booklet (N5365)

This booklet provides a fascinating short history of the Lancashire town of Burnley from early times right up to the Twentieth century. Chapters include:
  • Early Times
  • Medieval Burnley
  • The Sixteenth Century
  • The Seventeenth Century
  • Top o' th' Town
  • The Development of Industry
  • Transport, 1750-1850
  • Living and Working Conditions, 1800-1850
  • Local Government in the 19th Century
  • Members of Parliament
  • Industry, 1850-1914
  • Religious Life
  • Education
  • Entertainment and Sport
  • The Borough of Burnley
  • The Twentieth Century
Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. There is a small price sticker on the rear side cover
Condition New