The Making of Frome, by Peter Belham

The Making of Frome, by Peter Belham

The Making of Frome, by Peter Belham

Book published by the Frome Society for Local Study in 1985, 158 pages. Paperback (N4174P1)

This book is a fascinating and detailed history of the Somerset town of Frome, and examines its development and growth over recent centuries. Situated at the eastern end of the Mendip Hills, the town lies on the River Frome around 15 miles south of Bath, and during the medieval period was a major commercial centre for the wollen and cloth industries. Chapters in the book include:

  • Factors influencing the development of Frome
  • The government of the town
  • The growth of community services
  • Land use and ownership
  • The changing pattern of Industry
  • Commerce
  • Religion
  • Education
  • The contribution of individuals
  • Notes on some Frome buildings

Condition of the book is excellent. The covers are clean and bright, the spine is tight and intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Please note there is a small price sticker on the rear side cover

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