A History of Kettering

A History of Kettering

By: R. Greenall (author)Paperback

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A new history of this Northamptonshire town, which has too often been overlooked. The author, one of the county's foremost historians, traces the town's fortunes, from its 18th-century weaving industy. The industry faltered, and Kettering, where the Baptist Missionary Society was founded in 1792, became a centre of religious dissent. Its connection in 1857 to the railway system, on the Leicester-Hitchin line, transformed it; the footwear trade developed and blossomed, and Kettering patented the rivetting of heavy-duty boots. More recently, the town has been involved in engineering and the clothing industry. A welcome addition to the 'Past' series.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781860772542
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 144
  • ID: 9781860772542
  • weight: 780
  • ISBN10: 1860772544

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