Trowbridge Then & Now

Trowbridge Then & Now

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This fascinating collection of full-colour Trowbridge views reveals the many changes that Wiltshire's county town has seen. Each pair of photographs - each drawing on the extensive collections of the authors, Trowbridge's librarian and archivist respectively, and featuring beautiful modern photography - reveals a different aspect of the town's story. Trowbridge has witnessed profound change over the last century, and some of the early scenes revealed here are totally unrecognisable today. However, some of the finer buildings are little altered, and Trowbridge residents will recognise much in this collection. Deeply nostalgic and filled with insightful and entertaining information about the history of this beautiful Wiltshire town, Trowbridge Then & Now will delight visitors and residents more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 170 x 236 x 12mm | 439.98g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752474774
  • 9780752474779
  • 941,491

About Michael Marshman

Michael Marshman was born and grew up in Trowbridge. Now based at the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre, he worked as Trowbridge Librarian and later County Local Studies Librarian, based in the town. Michael is particularly interested in village history, and writes a monthly column for Wiltshire Life magazine. Ken Rogers also hails from Trowbridge. Before retiring, he worked as County Archivist and was based in the town. Ken is a keen historian, specialising in the Wiltshire and Somerset cloth industry, on which he has written more