Local History Books by Francis Frith

These are history books about towns and cities around Britain with a difference. Read History and Celebration book about your home town or city, and you will find out what really shaped your locality

Local History Books by Francis Frith


Buy it here!

Throughout each book are carefully chosen photographs from The Francis Frith Collection, as well as specially commissioned modern colour photographs showing the localities as they are today.

The authors of these books celebrate the vibrant communities of these towns or cities as they are today, and give us an enthusiastic appreciation of these localities as they were when they moved into the early years of the 21st century. You’ll learn too, about the local worthies, past and present, whose energy and innovation have played a vital role in shaping the locality.

Read the full list of towns and cities available here!