Bognor Regis Then & Now

Bognor Regis Then & Now

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Transformed by Sir Richard Hotham to a seaside resort in the 18th century, Bognor Regis is one of the most well known seaside towns in the entire British Isles. This new title from renowned local authors Sylvia Endacott and Shirley Lewis delves deep into the town's past, comparing rare archive photographs of Bognor's most famous locations over the last 200 years to the same scenes of today, showing how much or how little has changed.

From Hotham Park House and The Ship Inn to the Esplanade Theatre and Waterloo Square, Bognor Regis Then & Now captures the essence of the town and its people, detailing the evolution of the town over the years in a comprehensive and unique new way. With detailed and informative captions accompanying each pairing of photographs, this evocative new volume will awaken nostalgic memories for all who know and love this iconic seaside resort.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 168 x 238 x 16mm | 439.98g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 075248284X
  • 9780752482842
  • 1,179,529

About Sylvia Endacott

Sylvia Endacott and Shirley Lewis worked for Butlin's for a joint total of 45 years. Now retired, they are local historians who compile historical displays for events in Bognor Regis. Endacott gives historical talks to a wide range of organizations and has been interviewed on radio. For 10 years she wrote a weekly local history column and has compiled 12 local history books, including Reflections of Bognor Regis and Butlin's: 75 Years of Fun! They both live in Bognor Regis, West Sussex.
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