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Hockley
     

Hockley

by David Harvey
 

With many rare and old images, some from as early as 1865, this fascinating collection of photographs explores Hockley over the past century and a half, detailing the social, architectural, and functional changes in the area. With sections on industry, transport, leisure, and religion, all aspects of everyday life are covered. This volume provides a unique

Overview

With many rare and old images, some from as early as 1865, this fascinating collection of photographs explores Hockley over the past century and a half, detailing the social, architectural, and functional changes in the area. With sections on industry, transport, leisure, and religion, all aspects of everyday life are covered. This volume provides a unique insight into life in the town as it used to be and will be a nostalgic journey for older residents and a revelation to newcomers to the area.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752447216
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Series:
Images of England Series
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

David Harvey, who lives in Dudley, is a primarily a transport historian, but has extensive knowledge of the area in general. His previously published works include Smethwick, The Outer Circle: Birmingham’s No. 11 Bus Route, and The Inner Circle: Birmingham’s No. 8 Bus Route.

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