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by Norman Jacobs

Category: Earth Sciences
Subcategory: Science books
Author: Norman Jacobs
ISBN: 0752471120
ISBN13: 978-0752471129
Language: English
Publisher: The History Press (June 18, 2012)
Pages: 96
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Norman Jacobs is now retired after working at The British Museum for 37 years. He founded and was the chairman of the Clacton & District Local History Society for 27 years. He also helps run the Clacton Museum

Norman Jacobs is now retired after working at The British Museum for 37 years. He also helps run the Clacton Museum. He was previously chairman of The Museums in Essex Committee and is currently secretary of the Essex Archaeological and Historical Congress. He gives talks on various aspects of Clacton's history throughout Essex and East London.

This book brings together than exceptional selection of photographs, and great majority being published for the first time, to illustrate that history.

Clacton-on-Sea's motto Lux, Salubritas, Felicitas (Light, Health and Happiness), sums up the main reason for the town's existence. Born in 1871, the brainchild of Victorian entrepreneur Peter Bruff, it was created from nothing to become one of the country's leading seaside resorts. This book brings together than exceptional selection of photographs, and great majority being published for the first time, to illustrate that history.

Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring peninsula and district in Essex, eastern England, and was founded as an urban district in 1871. It is a seaside resort that saw a peak of tourists in the summer months between the 1950s and 1970s

Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring peninsula and district in Essex, eastern England, and was founded as an urban district in 1871. It is a seaside resort that saw a peak of tourists in the summer months between the 1950s and 1970s. The town's economy continues to rely significantly on entertainment and day-trip facilities and it is strong in the service sector, with a large retired population.

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Clacton-on-Sea is a comparatively new town, founded as recently as 1871. It takes its name from the ancient and peaceful village of Great Clacton, having been built on an area kwn as Clacton Beach, then occupied only by three Martello towers and a scattering of coastguard cottages. This book deals with its first beginnings to its height as one the country's leading seaside resorts in the 1920s and '30s, with a superb selection of old pictures, capturing its streets, beach, its famous pier, paddle steamers and the Great Eastern Railway.

The club then took bus timetables and stuck them on it, to resemble a bus shelter.

Clacton-on-Sea is the largest town in the Tendring peninsula and district in Essex, England, and was founded as an urban district in the year 1871. The club then took bus timetables and stuck them on it, to resemble a bus shelter. The Cricket Club has many grounds around Clacton with one in Holland-on-sea and another where Essex County Cricket Club used to play. Clacton also have a rugby club with teams ranging from under 12s to a first and second team.

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Clacton-on-Sea was founded in the 1870s, so its entire history falls within the lifetime of the camera, and this means that every part of Clacton-on-Sea’s history has been charted by the photographer. This fascinating volume captures the essence of the town and its people over the decades. It also charts the changes that have taken place in Clacton-on-Sea’s much older parent village, Great Clacton. Featuring lost landmarks such as the Odeon Cinema, Lewellen’s Ironmongery, the Mansion House and Butlin’s Holiday Camp, and revealing the changes that have taken place on the beach, the pier, and in the center of the town, this book will delight residents and visitors alike.
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