A History of Penistone and District
By: David Hey (author)Paperback
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This highly informative book covers the history of the ancient parish of Penistone from early times to the present day and combines a scholarly account with personal memories of the district in the 1940s. Much of the character of the ancient parish of Penistone was formed in the 19th century, when textile mills, steel works and the railways provided work for the growing population.
David Hey was born in Sheffield. He has gained his Honours degree, an MA and finally a PhD. At the moment David is a Professor of Local and Family History at the University of Sheffield, where he has dedicated many years of work to the University. His family has lived in Penistone Parish for 200 years, and he lived there as a small child and young man. As a local author he has many previous publications including, 'The Oxford Guide to Family History' (revised 2000)
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