The Saga of the Southwold Salt Makers, by Rosemary Williamson
Published by the Southwold Museum in 2006, 32 pages. A5 size booklet
This short booklet provides a brief history of Salt making in Southwold (a town on the Suffolk Coast, situated at the mouth of the River Blyth). It begins be examining the importance of salt, and goes on to chart the opening of the Southwold Salt Works, which prospered from the late 1600's all the way up to the end of the 19th century
The booklet is a useful starting point for further study of the town and it's industrial heritage, and is illustrated throughout with several photographs and drawings.
Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The covers are clean and tidy, with only minimal wear along the edges, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound.