The town of Kendal has a long and varied history. Its market has been established for well over 800 years, the charter having been granted in 1189. This book features a host of old photographs, many hitherto unpublished, and compares them with modern views taken on the same scene today.
John Marsh is a well respected author and local historian who has lived in Kendal for many years. He is a member of the Kendal Civic Society, serving on its council and has also been a member of thr Cumberland & Westmorland Archaeological Society since 1963. Two of his previous books for Sutton have been highly commended in the Lakeland Book of the Year Awards.