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By John Burton

ISBN-10: 1848687532

ISBN-13: 9781848687530

Bedworth's lengthy background, from its Saxon origins to its Domesday access as a small farming payment, and later to close extinction within the Black dying, has regularly been marked by way of trouble and poverty. Seventeenth-century fireplace tax returns exhibit it because the poorest village in Warwickshire. difficulty has given its population a particular and a gritty selection that marks them nonetheless, regardless of the alterations of the final hundred years. the necessity for big quantities of coal to force the commercial Revolution reworked the village right into a city, and the arriving of ribbon-weaving to the realm replaced its actual visual appeal. Squeezed through Coventry to the south and Nuneaton to the north, Bedworth continues to be pleased with its achievements, of traditions and fierce independence. the images during this e-book express the intense alterations that experience taken position over the past one hundred twenty years.

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