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This superb DVD takes a fascinating look back at life in bygone Chichester. It looks into the origins of the Cross, the changing face of the city’s historic streets and the story of its ancient markets. It delves into the history of Chichester Harbour, including its role in the D Day invasion of France, and the story of the ill-fated Ship Canal. It recalls the coming of the railway and includes a special feature on the short but eventful life of the Selsey Tramway.
Finally, it looks at the spectacular way that Chichester has celebrated Royal occasions over the years. A wonderful collection of sketches and old photos casts light on the early years, rare archive footage brings more recent times to life and stories from the archives of the Chichester Observer provide eye-witness accounts of events as they happened and an intimate insight into life in Chichester in times gone by.time from the archives of the Bournemouth Daily Echo.
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