Town & City Memories

Local history books with readable and informative running texts written by knowledgeable local authors, and lavishly illustrated with fine quality historical photographs, usually ranging from the mid-Victorian period to the 1950s and 60s.

There are 42 books in this series. Scroll down for what to expect in your Town & City Memories book.

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Books in this series

What to expect from a Town & City Memories book.

Read on for a little more information about our Town & City Memories books, and see sample pages from one of them.

Taking a different perspective

Taking a different perspective

Each book features a finely-detailed aerial photograph offering you a new perspective on how your locality has evolved and grown during the past century.

Your town’s story by a local author

Your town’s story by a local author

Detailed and informative text tell the story of the town or city, and the local industries and people that made it the unique place it is today.

Mapping your town’s evolution

Mapping your town’s evolution

See Historical Ordnance Survey and Victorian county maps that reveal your town’s development from its earliest beginnings to modern times.


Here are some sample pages - click one to enlarge.

Personalise your Book

Most of our books are printed individually to your order, allowing you to add a personal message when you buy that will be printed on the title page at no extra cost, making our books a great gift or keepsake.

There is simply nothing like receiving a gift that has been specially chosen with you in mind. Our individually printed, personalised books are the perfect way to show you care and are ideal for birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and leaving or retirement occasions.

Add a dedication to the title page

Poetry Books and those in our 'Stock Books' category cannot be personalised. Available in paperback or hardback as specified.

Free Photo Print with this Book

These books include a voucher for a free Frith Photo Print.

Turn to the back of your Frith book and find a voucher for a free mounted print of a Frith photo of your choice. Simply choose any photo from the book, return the completed the with a small payment for P&P. We will then print it in sepia and mount it for you in our Medium Standard mount.

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