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Death In London

Death In London

by Robert Bard

Death in London : Places of Execution Then and Now

Capital punishment in London, its history and basis, is the theme of this new book on a darker side of London's history.
London had many sites of execution. Tyburn, of...
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Decadent London

Decadent London

by Anthony Clayton

Decadent London

Antony Clayton recreates the artistic and social milieu of the turbulent period around the end of the 19th century and provides concise biographical material on the central characters, such as Wilde, Sym...
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Domesday Book : A Complete Translation

Domesday Book : A Complete Translation

by Martin Geoffrey

Domesday Book : A Complete Translation

Domesday Book is one of the most famous documents in English history. The detailed picture of the English landscape it offers has no equal in any country, while it is valuable not ...
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Feeding London

Feeding London

by Richard Tames

Feeding London

This historical panorama illustrates from the daily experiences of two thousand years the truth of the saying 'Man is what he eats'. Markets and market-gardeners, the dining club and the soup kitchen, gas...
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Folklore of London

Folklore of London

by Anthony Clayton

Folklore of London : Legends, Ceremonies and Celebrations Past and Present

The author explores the foundation myths of London, its legendary residents and the rituals and lore of its taverns, tunnels and creatures, both...
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Graveyard London

Graveyard London

by Robert Bard

Graveyard London : Lost and Forgotten Burial Grounds

Hundreds of generations of Londoners lie beneath the city; hidden and forgotten, until now. Their burial grounds have been developed, built upon, grassed over and ra...
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London's Coffee Houses

London's Coffee Houses

by Anthony Clayton

London's Coffee Houses : A Stimulating Story

Coffee houses are now once again a familiar sight in our high streets. They are usually part of a chain and laid out and decorated in a predictable manner, the latest manife...
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Political London

Political London

by Richard Tames

Political London : A Capital History

London's political history since Roman times, through to the upheavals of the 17th century, the emergence of local democracy, the reforms of the capital's government in the 18th an...
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Sporting London

Sporting London

by Richard Tames

Sporting London

London's contribution to sport has been enormous. It is, of course, the home of many national sports -- cricket, rugby and tennis, to name some. But it was in London that many sports were first organised...
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The London We Have Lost

The London We Have Lost

by Richard Tames

The London We Have Lost

London, over the centuries, has become used to change, giving way to the pressures of succeeding generations each with its new ideals to put into practice. Here is London as you can no longer se...
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Theatrical London

Theatrical London

by Richard Tames

Theatrical London

The author takes us from the Globe of Shakespeare's time to the modern Globe on the South Bank. There are bad times and heydays. The former was during the Commonwealth, or later when melodrama seemed ...
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Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers 3rd Edition

Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers 3rd Edition

by Cecil R. Humphrey-Smith

Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers 3rd Edition

Parish Registers are numerous in quantity and can be diffcult to locate but provide the only written record of the majority of our ancestors who are solely reco...
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Greater London

Greater London

by Nick Barratt

Greater London : The Story of the Suburbs

London's suburbs may stretch for well over 600 square miles, but in historical accounts of the capital they tend to take something of a back seat. In Greater London, historian N...
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Street map of Jewish East London 1889

Street map of Jewish East London 1889


Street map of Jewish East London 1889

London has been shaped by its multicultural history and immigrant populations, and Jewish communities are some of the city’s most interesting and prominent. Jewish settlement in E...
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Latin For Local And Family Historians

Latin For Local And Family Historians

by Denis Stuart

Latin For Local And Family Historians : A Beginner's Guide

Latin is the language of a vast quantity of source material but despite the popularity of researching family and local history there has been no recent textbook...
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Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (3rd Edition)

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 (3rd Edition)

by Jeremy Gibson & Brett Langton

Local Newspapers 1750-1920 : England And Wales, Channel Islands, Isle Of Man: A Select Location List (3rd Edition)

Local newspapers provide a huge amount of information for family and local historians. In this guide, G...
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Oxford Companion To Family And Local History : 2nd Edition

Oxford Companion To Family And Local History : 2nd Edition

by David Hey

Oxford Companion To Family And Local History : 2nd Edition

This Companion is an essential book for anyone wanting advice on how to research their English, Irish, Scottish, or Welsh origins and ideal for all those with a...
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Parish Registers  A History and Guide

Parish Registers A History and Guide

by Stuart A Raymond

Parish Registers : A History and Guide

Parish registers are the earliest comprehensive records of baptisms, marriages and burials in England and Wales, dating from 1538. They are still kept, despite the fact that civil ...
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Signposts To The Past

Signposts To The Past

by Margaret Gelling

Signposts To The Past

Place-names are important to the historian and the archaeologist. Quite apart from the inherent interest of the original meaning of a place-name, the fact that in England there are six successive l...
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Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History

Understanding Documents for Genealogy and Local History

by Bruce Durie

Understanding Documents for Genealogy & Local History

Genealogists and local historians have probably seen every birth, marriage, death and census record available, and are adept at using the internet for research. Howe...
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