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Holidays in Victorian England

Author: Gordon Thorburn
Publisher: Barnsley : Remember When, 2012.
Series: Images of the Past.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the country, holidaymakers were a rarity. The railways could take you almost anywhere, but it was only the middle classes who went. So there were no crowds, and many of our pictures show tourist hotspots before they were hot, before there was any such thing as a car park. The text provides local knowledge and background to the photographs and is an enjoyable read in itself, but the real pleasure is in seeing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Thorburn, Gordon.
Holidays in Victorian England
(OCoLC)846702787
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gordon Thorburn
ISBN: 9781783372041 1783372044 9781781597675 1781597677
OCLC Number: 896877205
Description: 1 online resource (154 pages) : illustrations, 1 map.
Contents: Front Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter One: Brighton, Lewes and the Downs; Chapter Two: The Day We Went to Margate; Chapter Three: Buxton Spa and the White Peak; Chapter Four: The Day We Went to Eltham; Chapter Five: Broadstairs and Herne Bay; Chapter Six: Folkstone; Chapter Seven: The Day We Went to Aylesford; Chapter Eight: Hastings; Chapter Nine: The Day We Went to Faversham; Chapter Ten: Canterbury; Chapter Eleven: The Day We Went to Ipswich; Chapter Twelve: Somerset --
Dunster and Minehead; Chapter Thirteen: The Day We Went to Bristol. Chapter Fourteen: Exmoor --
Lynton and LynmouthChapter Fifteen: The Day We Went to Hythe; Chapter Sixteen: Devon --
Ilfracombe and Clovelly; Chapter Seventeen: The Day We Went to Scarborough; Chapter Eighteen: Exeter; Acknowledgements.
Series Title: Images of the Past.
Responsibility: Gordon Thorburn.

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In the country, holidaymakers were a rarity. The railways could take you almost anywhere, but it was only the middle classes who went. So there were no crowds, and many of our pictures show tourist  Read more...

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