Wednesday, 26 December 2012

A Tin Bath in the Kitchen

Our latest publication, at present only available on Amazon Kindle is "A Tin Bath in the Kitchen"  This is a compilation of the popular accounts by village residents of life in Furness Vale in years past,  together with stories from this website.  The book is available for download from Amazon, price £2.95

Thursday, 20 December 2012

The Life and Times of Furness Vale Printworks 1794 to 1925

This new book by Chris Bond is published this week by Furness Vale Local History Society. 

W. A. Bradbury died in 1926 aged 67. He was a notable figure in Furness Vale and spent his 53 year working life at the Printworks. He was closely involved in village life and a leading member of the Methodist Chapel.
Mr Bradbury left a scrapbook of some 1000 pages chronicling the history of the mill, the village and events in his lifetime.  This book contains many extracts from the collection including photographs, handbills and newspaper cuttings.
The book is in A4 format, of 77 pages plus index.  Price £5 it is only available at present from the History Society (postage extra by mail order)  E mail to order a copy. 

The book is also on sale at Furness Vale Post Office

Download an e-book version for your Kindle - price £1.96 - from  Amazon