Subtitled 'A brief history of the Ironworks, the family and the community'
Published by Fiducia Press in 1996, 32 pages. A5 size booklet (N7059PE)
The area in Somerset around Mells, Great Elm and Chantry and Nunney is known as Fussell country, and in the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the Fussell family ran a highly successful iron works business producing edge tools such as scythes, sickles, spades, shovels and other agricultural implements. The ironworks played a major role in both the local and wider economy, and spanned the entire industrial revolution. This book traces the rise of the Fussell family, the development of the Ironworks and its eventual demise....
The booklet is illustrated throughout with several black and white photographs
Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover has one or two minor scuffs, but the staple spine is intact and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.