By Christine Freeman

The ancient marketplace city of Atherstone constructed on a mile lengthy stretch of the Roman highway. Atherstone has been held in excessive esteem considering that medieval instances, and by means of 1880 there have been many institutions, accommodating the investors and guests utilizing this thoroughfare. Coal mining and hatting have been the 2 major industries. As exchange built throughout the commercial Revolution, the inhabitants grew and overcrowding and negative dwelling stipulations have been inevitable. The nationwide Slum Clearances brought within the Thirties placed strain on Atherstone Rural District Council, to buy land from inner most landowners to construct new council homes. by means of the Nineteen Nineties either the hatting and coal mining industries had thoroughly lowered. This ebook takes the reader on a nostalgic trip via time, evaluating how day by day existence has replaced during the last 100 years.

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