Burton upon Trent Memories by Terry Garner

By Terry Garner

Burton upon Trent stories bargains a nostalgic glance again on the town's prior via a range of postcards, photos, receipts and advertisements from the author's personal assortment. Burton upon Trent, which straddles the River Trent within the east of Staffordshire, is the biggest city within the nationwide wooded area. 'Burton', because it is understood in the neighborhood, grew up round Burton upon Trent Abbey, which was once a massive spiritual centre for Staffordshire in medieval instances. In later years, the River Trent Navigation was once prolonged to Burton and, by means of the early glossy interval, it had emerged as a bustling industry city. Burton has a wealth of good constructions, together with the city corridor, St Margaret's church and St Paul's, a lot of which have been donated via Michael Bass, who grew to become Lord Burton within the 19th century. As its brewing assumed significance within the early 19th century, town fairly began to extend. In its heyday, Burton boasted a dozen or so breweries and was once considered as the overseas brewing capital of the area. writer Terry Garner invitations the reader to step again in time and discover Burton upon Trent's wealthy and interesting history.

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