By John Burton

Bedworth's lengthy heritage, from its Saxon origins to its Domesday access as a small farming cost, and later to close extinction within the Black dying, has consistently been marked by way of complication and poverty. Seventeenth-century fire tax returns convey it because the poorest village in Warwickshire. complication has given its population a particular and a gritty decision that marks them nonetheless, regardless of the adjustments of the final hundred years. the necessity for big quantities of coal to force the economic Revolution remodeled the village right into a city, and the arriving of ribbon-weaving to the world replaced its actual visual appeal. Squeezed via Coventry to the south and Nuneaton to the north, Bedworth is still pleased with its achievements, of traditions and fierce independence. the images during this publication express the extreme adjustments that experience taken position during the last a hundred and twenty years.

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