Camden Town & Kentish Town Then & Now: Then & Now

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The transformation from fields to streets in Camden Town and Kentish Town began in the eighteenth century. This book covers many aspects of life in these adjacent neighbourhoods of Northwest London. The area was crossed by railway lines that provided much local employment. Camden Town was also a notable centre of the piano making industry. While public houses proliferated, some originally coaching inns, the residents' spiritual needs were well served by churches and chapels. Theatres and cinemas provided entertainment and ...

Camden Town & Kentish Town Then & Now: Then & Now 2012, The History Press Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780752474670