Grimsby Streets

Emma Lingard

Date Published :
January 2018
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Illustration :
100 illustrations
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Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9781473876019

Dimensions : 9 X 6 inches
Stock Status : In stockPages : 144
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Grimsby Streets is a journey through time, which examines the meaning of many of the towns names and their association with the Danish settlers, through to the Victorian era, and the men who helped develop the town and build its surrounding docks.

Names of the great and good that were forgotten until now are explored, as well as some of the many famous people who were born there, and where they lived. The book also covers the many incidents, which occurred on Grimsby's streets, to give a colorful insight into the history of this once famous fishing port and some of the many wonderful buildings that stood in this proud port.

Included throughout are a selection of old photographs, some of which have never been published before, which for many folk will give them a reminder of what this town used to be like before change and demolition in the 1960s.

About The Author

Emma Lingard has worked as a journalist and broadcaster for twenty years. Her interest in local history has seen her produce many programmes for local television. She is known for Lingards Lincolnshire Rambles, a TV series, which saw her walking around this fine county exploring its heritage. Her love for walking also sees her conduct guided heritage tours throughout the year for the Lincolnshire Wolds Walking Festival. She lives near Grimsby, in North East Lincolnshire, with her family and runs her own strategic communications business.


"This book is as fascinating as its title suggests, and it is to be hoped that other authors will put together similar books for themany other towns and cities of the UK."

- Books Monthly

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