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Battersea through time

Battersea through time

McNeill-Ritchie, Simon, compiler

Battersea has grown to be a fashionable and vibrant district of south-west London. Referred to as Patricesy in the Domesday Book, Battersea was historically best known for market gardening, providing fruit, vegetables and flowers for the City of London. However, the area moved from rural to urban with the coming of the railways, industry and large-scale housing from the 1840s, provoking a population growth from 4,000 to 120,000 by the beginning of the 20th century. Using a selection of old and new photographs, local historians Simon McNeill-Ritchie and Ron Elam trace Battersea's unique journey over the past century

Book. English.
Published Stroud: Amberley, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: Simon McNeill-Ritchie
ISBN: 1445634309, 9781445634302
Physical Description: 96 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject: Battersea (London, England) History Pictorial works.; History.