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Discover the rich and colourful history of Bristol with this collection of tales from across the city. Featuring a story for every day of the year, it includes famous historical events, such as the storming of the city during the Civil War, the maiden voyage of the ss Great Britain and the opening of the Clifton Suspension Bridge, alongside quirky and less well known tales, such as the poltergeist of the Lamb Inn, one of the earliest balloon flights and the bizarre death of Revd Newnham. Written by D.J. Amphlett, and featuring events from as early as 1312 right up to the present day, this fascinating selection is sure to appeal to everyone interested in the history of one of Britain’s oldest cities.
(368 pages / Hardback)