Street names - defining them is increasingly seen as a tool to understanding more recent history. Earlier names show what these places were used for before the Industrial Revolution. When the population of our towns and cities veritably exploded as entreprenuers built vast estates to accommodate their workforce, they also left many clues as to their friends and families in the names they chose for these newly-built streets. Find out why they chose these names in a revealing hour.Views: 750 | Enquiries: 0
A freelance journalist and author, with 80 books, many articles, is a ghostwriter, innumerable crosswords and puzzles published, whilst also compiling and marketing quizzes. These books have mostly been on the subject of the origins of place-names and as part of the publicity Anthony has been interviewed several times on the radio and privileged to be the guest speaker at more than four hundred events. Fascinated by the development of language and etymology, based in Tamworth Staffordshire and chairman of both Tamworth Literary Festival and Tamworth History Group.
Happy to travel and available at short notice.
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