December 23, 2017

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By Terry Garner

Burton upon Trent thoughts deals a nostalgic glance again on the town's earlier via a range of postcards, pictures, receipts and advertisements from the author's personal assortment. Burton upon Trent, which straddles the River Trent within the east of Staffordshire, is the most important city within the nationwide wooded area. 'Burton', because it is understood in the community, grew up round Burton upon Trent Abbey, which was once a tremendous spiritual centre for Staffordshire in medieval instances. In later years, the River Trent Navigation used to be prolonged to Burton and, by way of the early glossy interval, it had emerged as a bustling industry city. Burton has a wealth of good constructions, together with town corridor, St Margaret's church and St Paul's, lots of which have been donated via Michael Bass, who turned Lord Burton within the 19th century. As its brewing assumed significance within the early 19th century, town rather began to extend. In its heyday, Burton boasted a dozen or so breweries and used to be considered as the foreign brewing capital of the area. writer Terry Garner invitations the reader to step again in time and discover Burton upon Trent's wealthy and interesting history.

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