The Book of Bridgwater

    The Book of Bridgwater

    Medieval Markets to Modern-Day Carnivals

    Roger Evans

    Halsgrove 2012

    Hardback 160pp Illustrated 296x207mm

    9780857041944   Product Code: 20261

    Once the most significant port on the Somerset coast, Bridgwater was the last sight of England for many emigrants leaving for America. Photographs of the historic docks and quayside as well as the spectacular winter carnival and St Matthew's Fair in more recent times illustrate this detailed account of the town's history and character.

    This is one of the Halsgrove Community History series that uses archive photographs to look at the lives of small communities and how

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