TOPOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL AND CONTEMPORARY DESCRIPTIONS OF ENGLISH MARKET TOWNS, BY COUNTY, THEIR HISTORY AND "CURRENT STATE" DURING THE LATE GEORGIAN AND EARLY VICTORIAN PERIODS
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Compiled from hundreds of articles published by the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge in the “Penny Cyclopedia” between 1833 and 1848
Articles vary in length from one paragraph to many pages. Basically, the larger the market town the larger the article.
For a fascinating overview of life in Georgian and early Victorian England, the articles for London and Manchester are essential reading.