Compiled from articles originally published by Charles Knight / SDUK
[the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge "Penny magazine" 1833-1848]
A 73 page book, supplied as a PDF document on CD-ROM.
Articles describing 29 Market Towns of Warwickshire, varying from one paragraph to several pages in length.
Alcester, Atherston, Bedworth, Bidford, Birmingham, Brails, Bulkington, Coleshill, Coventry, Dunchurch, Exhall, Foleshill, Henley in Arden, Kenilworth, Kineton, Leamington Priors, Nuneaton, Polesworth, Rugby, Solihull, Southam, Sow, Stoke, Stoneleigh, Stratford upon Avon, Studley, Sutton Coldfield, Warwick, Wolvey.
Details include historical events, industries, population numbers, markets, churches, schools and a contemporary description of the towns.
Especially contains interesting in-depth descriptions of Birmingham, Coventry, Stratford-upon-Avon & Warwick.