Harwich and Dovercourt Pubs, by Peter R. Goodwin
Published by Tempus in 2004, 128 pages. Paperback (N5641PE)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: This comprehensive volume of archive images recalls the intriguing history of many of Harwich and Dovercourt's pubs and offers an insight into their popularity and changing role during the last century.
Illustrated with over 200 old photographs and postcards, this outstanding collection remembers local characters and lively landlords. From a charabanc party of regulars from Ye Olde Cherry Tree in 1924 and darts matches at The Alma in the 1950s, to Coronation celebrations outside the Trafalgar in 1953, each picture illustrates the varied social history of the area. Harwich and Dovercourt Pubs is a valuable pictorial history, which offers an insight into the past of these much-loved establishments.
This book is essential reading for all those interested in the history of Harwich and Dovercourt and will bring back nostalgic memories of the town in times past.