Sittingbourne The Postcard Collection by Robert Turcan

By Robert Turcan

Sittingbourne’s regular progress from mid-Victorian instances all started with the development of a railway line linking London to east Kent port, bisecting the city. Sittingbourne was once well known for its brick and cement manufacture, even though papermaking for this reason predominated the town’s undefined. staff for those trades frequently moved from the geographical region. Terraces of homes accommodating them arose both sides of the most Watling road thoroughfare. financial progress maintains apace this day, with a much higher diversity of business enterprises.

This marvelous number of outdated postcards offers an enticing perception into ordinarily Edwardian occasions – a necessary degree during this town’s improvement. they're attention-grabbing too due to their common utilization; as average as emails, but simply as innovative of their heyday.

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