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Book reviews — January 1975

Barley Abbey, From Monastery to Industrial Community
Peters, Don; Buxton: Moorland Publishing Co 1974.
Deals with the cotton mills built by the Evans family and life in them.

Multistorey Living: The British Working Class Experience
Sutcliffe, Anthony; London: Groom Helm 1974. £5.50
Deals with flats for workers, circa 1840 to 1973.

Flying Sails
Wyatt, Michael E; Bradley Publications, 28 Blackthorns Lane, Willerby-near-Hull. £1.95 inc. p&p.
Based almost entirely on original research or the Humber Keel and Sloop

The First Locomotive Engineers: Their Work in the North East Of England
Charlton, L G. Newcastle: Graham 1974. 80p

The Northern Echo Railway Centenary Supplement 1825-1925
London: Evans Bros, 6 Jan 1975. £2.95
Contains contemporary accounts of the opening of the Stockton & Darlington Railway published for the centenary in 1925.

The Author, 15 Bournemouth Rd, SW19 JAR. 60p.

A Canalside Walk Across Westminster
Free from the Borough Engineer, Westminster City Council, Victoria Street, SW1

Real Ale in Bromley & Lewisham
Handlist of pubs. SAE to Philip Daniell, 300 Baring Road, SE12

Some Bromley Walks
SAE to Philip Daniell at above address.

Waterside London
A London Transport pamphlet, enclosed with this newsletter through the courtesy of Philip Daniell of the British Waterways Board.

Town Trails
From Living History Publications, 294 High St, Croydon. 30p each plus 4p postage.
This is a new series of guides which, we understand, are very good. Two of the titles available cover Central Croydon and Coombe, Shirley and Addington.

The Warner Family and Their Estates, Weaver, Paul.
Warner's built extensive estates of workers' housing in N.E. London, 1900-30, mainly terraced houses and maisonettes, rather than tenements. Also an updated reprint of ............
The Walthamstow Windmill and Essex Windmills Today, by A D Law and W G S Tonkin
15p plus 5p postage from: The Secretary, Walthamstow Antiquarian Society, 43 Dale View Ave, London E4
This society is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee and has an extensive list of publications to its credit; details from the Secretary.

© GLIAS, 1975