James Ward left school at 8½ and started work in the boot industry in 1855. Here he shares those early memories.
James Ward begins his walk around Northampton from the old castle and on to the Barrack Road, Racecourse and Kettering Road.
James Ward walks around Northampton in the 1850s describing Abington Square and Billing Road.
James Ward describes Northampton in the 1850s walking around Billing Road, Cow Meadow and South Bridge.
James Ward started school in Northampton in 1853 at the age of 6 but left for employment in 1855.
James Ward a Northampton nonconformist, social campaigner and journalist wrote a series for the Northampton Daily Echo describing the town in the 1850s/60s.
This book tells the story of William Packwood (1801-48). By trade he was as a tailor but his mission was as a Baptist preacher.
William Harry Harris was an Analytic Chemist and Dispensing Chemist (Pharmacy). He worked in Gold Street Northampton, Long Buckby Wharf, and Bombay/Mumbai, India
William Harry Harris championed the cause of improving access to safe drinking water in Northampton in the 1860s.
An illustrated and annotated transcript of the previously unpublished diary of John Newton for 1767.