The Secret History of Southend-on-Sea
The Secret History of Southend-on-Sea is full of intriguing information on the incredible residents, visitors and events that have played a part in Southend's story. Southend-on-Sea, the largest town in Essex, has had an amazingly rich history, and this book collects together hundreds of little-known facts and anecdotes that will make you see the town in a new light. Discover the `Brides in the Bath' murderer, the top secret military operations performed just off Southend shore and the secret tunnels and smuggling dens used to hide guns, tobacco and Dutch gin. This captivating book will amuse and inform readers in Essex and beyond.
- Paperback | 192 pages
- 128 x 198 x 14mm | 140g
- 01 Apr 2014
- The History Press Ltd
- Stroud, United Kingdom
- 50 Illustrations, black and white
About Dee Gordon
Dee Gordon is the author of numerous local history books, including "Haunted Southend," "The Little Book of Essex," ""and "Southend Memories."