By Christine Freeman

The historical marketplace city of Atherstone constructed on a mile lengthy stretch of the Roman street. Atherstone has been held in excessive esteem on the grounds that medieval instances, and by way of 1880 there have been many institutions, accommodating the investors and visitors utilizing this thoroughfare. Coal mining and hatting have been the 2 major industries. As exchange constructed through the business Revolution, the inhabitants grew and overcrowding and negative dwelling stipulations have been inevitable. The nationwide Slum Clearances brought within the Thirties positioned strain on Atherstone Rural District Council, to buy land from inner most landowners to construct new council homes. by means of the Nineties either the hatting and coal mining industries had thoroughly reduced. This e-book takes the reader on a nostalgic trip via time, evaluating how day by day existence has replaced during the last 100 years.

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