The Portsmouth Book of Days

The Portsmouth Book of Days

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Taking you through the year day by day, The Portsmouth Book of Days contains a quirky, eccentric, amusing or important event or fact from different periods of history, many of which had a major impact on, or reflect, the social and political history of England as a whole. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Portsmouth's archives, it will delight residents and visitors alike.show more

Product details

  • Electronic book text | 368 pages
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • 0752485865
  • 9780752485867

About John Sadden

John Sadden is an archivist who has worked in public libraries, specialist libraries, Highbury College and the University of Portsmouth, while also working as a writer and indexer. He qualified as a chartered librarian while working at Petersfield Library, and has since worked at Fareham and Gosport Libraries, having responsiblity for various local studies collections and also the Hampshire Naval Collection. More recently John took up the post of archivist at Portsmouth's oldest school, The Portsmouth Grammar School. He is Portsmouth born and bred.show more