Looks at Wadhurst during the years of extraordinary change and challenge at the beginning of the 20th Century and includes the recollections of local residents with many illustrations. Public Transport, Census Returns, The Great War, Farming, Blacksmiths, Brewing, Building, Coppicing, The Motor Trade, The Gas Works, The Police and Fire Services and Local Developments are just some of the aspects covered. An historical timeline of world events helps to set the scene.
Paper back published 2011 – 13 chapters , 348 pages and comes with a separate booklet entitled Shops, Businesses and Services in the Parish of Wadhurst
Contributors include: Robert Atkinson, Michael Berks, Arthur Dewar, Sigi Goolden, Michael Harte, Brian Harwood, Walter Hodder, David James, John Millett, Martin Turner and Heather Woodward.
Price £15 + p&p £4.00
May be purchased from:
The Wadhurst History Centre – (Tuesday and Thursday mornings 10.00 -12.30)
Barnett’s Books, High Street, Wadhurst, TN5 6AA Tel: 01892 783566
Or by sending a cheque for the correct amount made out to Wadhurst History Society to:
Wadhurst History Society, Commemoration Hall, High Street, Wadhurst, TN5 6AP Tel: 07709 296456