Tadcaster History Tour is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this north Yorkshire market town, its well-known streets and famous places, and explains what they meant to local people throughout the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Readers are invited to follow a timeline of events and watch the changing face of Tadcaster as author Paul Chrystal guides us through the local area.
Paul Chrystal was educated at the Universities of Hull and Southampton where he took degrees in Classics and wrote his MPhil thesis on attitudes to women in Roman love poetry. He appears regularly on BBC local radio the World Service. He is the author of over fifty books on a wide range of subjects, including histories of northern places, social histories of tea and of chocolate, a history of confectionery in Yorkshire and various aspects of classical literature and Roman history.