Bygone Burton Upon Trent: On Postcards and Photographs

Bygone Burton Upon Trent: On Postcards and Photographs

Author: Terry Garner

ISBN: 9781780914213

  • $20.00


This is a fascinating title containing hundreds of nostalgic postcards and photographs. It provides a snapshot of Burton upon Trent life from the Victorian and Edwardian eras through to the modern day.

Made up from Terry Garner's extensive private collection of postcards and photographs, "Bygone Burton upon Trent on Postcards and Photographs" chronicles the changing faces of Burton upon Trent's landmarks.

Also featured in this book are postcards and photographs that show the people of Burton upon Trent from the Victorian and Edwardian eras through to the modern day.

The book provides a rarely seen insight into the lives of the town's inhabitants through the years and includes sites such as the Town Hall, the famous breweries and the numerous pubs and churches.

About the Author

Born in Burton in 1948, Terry Gardner grew up in Guild Street and attended Holy Trinity Infant School on Hawkins Lane. His secondary education was spent at Anglesey Secondary Modern in Clarence Street.

Terry left school at 15 and served an apprenticeship in the building trade before he moved on to spend over 30 years working at the brewery of Ind Coope, which was taken over by Bass and finally Coors.

Terry played local sport extensively, including cricket, football and squash. On retiring from playing football he spent 13 seasons serving Burton and District as a referee, attaining Class 1 status.


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