Poole: A History and Celebration

Author: Roger Guttridge
Category: Local History
Publisher: Frith Book Co
Publication Date: 2004
Format: Hardback


This profusely illustrated book traces the history of Poole from earliest times to the present day – and even takes a glimpse at the future. Plague, piracy, smuggling and the Newfoundland trade are all covered along with the more recent industrial and population growth, Poole’s major roles in two world wars and even sport and social change.