Durham City New Discoveries
"Durham City New Discoveries" is a book bringing together over 460 photographs covering all aspects of life in and around the city from days gone by.
Each and every image has been published here for the first time. Written by a dedicated Durham City historian whose working knowledge of the city and its surrounds spans 30 years.
It is comprised of seven sections: The Built Environment, Durham People, Special Events and Occasions, Working Life, Sport Leisure and Education, The Defence of the Realm, and Around Durham.
There is no doubt that this volume will become a valued possession of those who have an affection for this cathedral city.
About the Author
Michael Richardson is a well-known local historian and author whose family has lived in the city for over 200 years. His previous books, slide presentations and background knowledge bring to life Durham's rich pictorial past.
He has formed the Gilesgate Archive which has become one of the most important collections relating to Durham and its neighbourhood.