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Stenlake Publishing - Old Yarm-on-Tees

Old Yarm-on-Tees

Author : Paul Chrystal
ISBN : 9781840338669
Cover : paperback
Price : £10.95

Yarm, in the old County of Durham, is an ancient place and was the main port on the River Tees from the 12th to the 18th century. As it was fifteen miles from the sea, when in the 19th century Stockton developed as a port Yarm inevitably went into decline. However, it still had some industry with a flour mill, a tannery, paper mills and a vinegar brewery. Paul Chrystal’s illustrated history features the town in this interesting period when it was still relatively industrial. Also included are images of the Yarm Fair, shopfronts and town life.

Old Yarm-on-Tees