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Stockton-on-Tees – A Colourful Past

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by Paul Menzies

This lavishly illustrated book looks back at the history of Stockton-on-Tees, as well as Thornaby, Billingham, Norton and Yarm, through an amazing presentation of images, many of which are seen in colour for the very first time.

Local historian and broadcaster Paul Menzies has drawn extensively on his many years of research and long associations with Stockton to produce this array of historic photographs and other memorabilia which are deeply atmospheric and nostalgic.

This book is a landmark in the history of the Teesside region. In it, the rich heritage of Stockton and its surroundings is explored in this fascinating insight into the lives of those who made the town one of the greatest centres of industry and urban life in the country.

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This lavishly illustrated book looks back at the history of Stockton-on-Tees through an amazing presentation of images, many of which are seen in colour for the very first time.

Local historian and broadcaster Paul Menzies has drawn extensively on his many years of research and long associations with Stockton to produce this array of historic photographs and other memorabilia which are deeply atmospheric and nostalgic.

The images bring back many memories for some whislt creating a sense of the past for those eager to see just what life was like in days gone by.

This book is a landmark in the history of the Teesside region. In it, the rich heritage of Stockton, Thornaby, Yarm, Norton & Billingham is explored in this fascinating insight into the lives of those who made the town one of the greatest centres of industry and urban life in the country.

See the early days of Yarm, Ingleby Barwick, ICI at Billingham, and iconic images of Stockton High Street during its earliest years.

Discover how Stockton developed from a small village into a town with a castle, and then a thriving centre of industry, shipbuilding and commerce.

Look at Yarm and its famous bridges, early port and High Street.

Discover how Ingleby Barwick was once just rural farmland, and how Thornaby was dominated by a wartime airfield.

Paul Menzies has written extensively about the Teesside region for forty years. As well as his many books on the area, Paul’s is a media personality who regularly contributes to both BBC and commercial television and radio in the north east.

DUE SEPTEMBER 2024

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ISBN

978-1-7398194-4-6

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