Streatham History Books

FamLoc displays details of Streatham history books and provides the facility for buying them online

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“The Making of Modern Streatham provides a unique exploration of south London: this isn’t boring suburbia – there’s something unexpected around every corner. With chapters on buildings, music and entertainment, transport, nature, wartime and a whole host of other themes explored, this fascinating new title is sure to be an eye-opener for those who think they know about their neck of the woods.”
The Making of Modern Streatham

“This addition to the “Britain in Old Photographs” series brings together a collection of black-and-white pictures spanning the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Drawn from family albums, local collections and professional photographers, they show the way things were and how they have changed. Every photograph is captioned, providing names and dates where possible, revealing historical and anecdotal detail and giving life to the scenes and personalities captured through the camera lens. Bringing together all aspects of daily life – celebrations and disasters, work and leisure, people and buildings – the collection should inspire memories, as well as serve as an introduction to visitors.”
Streatham in Old Photographs: A Second Selection

We  list Streatham history books in our panel (above). We also include the excellent Godfrey maps of Streatham, which show the streets, houses, public houses, etc., and have the bonus of having a Business Directory of the area on the reverse.

We at FamLoc are very much interested in republishing out-of-print Streatham history books and making them available to a new generation. Your suggestions are welcome.


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