Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 48 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 31 Market Towns of Staffordshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Abbots Bromley, Betley, Bilston, Brewood, Burslem, Burton upon Trent, Cannock, Cheadle, Darlston, Eccleshall, Handsworth, Kingswinsford, Leek, Lichfield, Longnor, Newcastle under Lyme, Penkridge, Rowley Regis, Rugely, Sedgley, Stafford, Stoke, Stone, Tamworth, Tipton, Tutbury, Uttoxeter, Walsall, Wednesbury, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Notable Villages
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Newcastle under Lyme, Stafford, Stoke and Tamworth.