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Skegness Past & Present
     

Skegness Past & Present

by Ken Wilkinson
 

This fascinating new book takes a nostalgic look at Skegness and reveals some of the changes and developments that have taken place in the town during the last century. Ken Wilkinson has gathered together ninety pairs of images to compare and contrast changing modes of fashion and transportation, shops and businesses, houses and public buildings, while recalling

Overview

This fascinating new book takes a nostalgic look at Skegness and reveals some of the changes and developments that have taken place in the town during the last century. Ken Wilkinson has gathered together ninety pairs of images to compare and contrast changing modes of fashion and transportation, shops and businesses, houses and public buildings, while recalling some of the local people who once lived and worked in this popular seaside resort. Drawn from family albums, local collections and professional photographers, this collection is sure to bring back many memories for locals and visitors alike. Skegness Past & Present is sure to bring back cherished memories of yesteryear for all who know and love this part of Lincolnshire.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780752460123
Publisher:
The History Press
Publication date:
06/01/2012
Pages:
96
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.20(d)

Meet the Author

Ken Wilkinson took this book project on after the sad death of Winston Kime in 2010. A keen local historian, this is Ken’s first book. He lives in Winthorpe, Skegness. The late Winston Kime worked for Skegness Urban District Council before his retirement. In 2001 he was made an Honoured Citizen of Skegness by the Town Council. A keen local historian, he was the author of seventeen books, including Skegness In Old Photographs and The Lincolnshire Seaside.

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