Barking & Dagenham Local History
Where History is in the Past

Where History Is In The Past

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Health & Sanitation in Barking Town in the 1800s


by Ian Vickers


Paperback: £7.32



Ships in 3-5 business days. This work gives an insight in Victorian life and conditions in the 19th century in Barking, Essex. The fact that disease was always just around the corner, and many people had short life spans due to this. It highlights that poor living conditions and lack of sanitation led to disease and the fact that by the turn of the 20th century things began to improve in the town by the passing of government and local acts.

 

Copyright:  © 2010 Ian Vickers: Standard Copyright License

Language:  English

Country:  United Kingdom

Edition:  Second Edition

Version:  1

Printed:  35 pages, A5 [5.83" x 8.26"] saddle-stitch binding, white interior paper (60# weight), full-colour interior ink, white exterior paper (100# weight), full-colour exterior ink

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Barking & Dagenham Newspaper Index: 1888-1985

 

 by Ian Vickers

 

 

This first Index covers the Barking & Dagenham region in Essex from 1888 to 1985. It draws on news items from the Barking & Dagenham Newspapers: ie, The Post and Recorder. This Index is not exhaustive, and normally has 3 or 4 entries per newspaper. It includes mainly the following items and topics: main news items, local history, transport, and topics of interest.

 

Copyright:  © 2009 Ian Vickers: Standard Copyright License

Language: English

Country: United Kingdom

Edition:  First

Version:  1

 

Printed:  96 pages, 20.99 cm x 29.7 cm, perfect binding, white interior paper (55# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (90# weight), full-colour exterior ink.

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Barking & Dagenham Newspaper Index: 1986-2009

 

by Ian Vickers

  

This Fourth edition of the Newspaper Index covers the Barking & Dagenham district in Essex, UK. It is not exhaustive, and highlights mainly principal news stories, transport, public notices, local history items & adverts. It covers the years from 1986 to the end of 2009, and now includes the news items for 2007. The years 2001-02 are incomplete and the years 2003-2006 are missing at present.

 

Copyright:  © 2010 Ian Vickers: Standard Copyright License

Language:  English

Country:  United Kingdom

Edition:  Fourth, January Revision

Version:  1

 

Printed:  101 pages, A4 [8.26" x 11.69"] perfect binding, white interior paper (55# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (90# weight), full-colour exterior ink

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Barking & Dagenham Shop Survey, 2004 


by Ian Vickers

 

This is the results of a Survey of the shops and highways of Barking Town Centre which I made in 2004. This also contains historical information on some of these shops, highways etc.

 

Copyright:  © 2009 Ian Vickers: Standard Copyright License

Language:  English

Country:  United Kingdom

Edition:  First Edition

Version:  1

 

Download: 1 document, 1285 KB

Printed:  34 pages, 20.99 cm x 29.7 cm, saddle-stitch binding, white interior paper (55# weight), black and white interior ink, white exterior paper (90# weight), full-colour exterior ink.


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A Roam Through Chadwell Heath


by Ian Vickers


This work gives a slightly different slant on Chadwell Heath, which lies within the London Borough of Barking & Dagenham, Essex. Chadwell Heath itself has the most buildings within the borough over 100 years of age, and the study has proved very interesting. Here we take a walk around its streets, whereby I identify what actually still exists here in words and photographs, as well as examining the usual historical rhetoric.

 

Copyright:  © 2009 Ian Vickers: Standard Copyright License

Language:  English

Country: United Kingdom

Edition:  First

Version: 1

 

Download:  1 document, 27012 KB

Printed:  40 pages, 20.99 cm x 29.7 cm, saddle-stitch binding, white interior paper (80# weight), full-colour interior ink, white exterior paper (90# weight), full-colour exterior ink. Price below includes P&P.


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