History Of Wolverhampton
Wolverhampton Wanderers is one of English football's great clubs. In the 1950s they were the Manchester United of their day, hugely successful and feared by all. They have suffered since like all clubs from smaller cities. They managed a period of renaissance in the seventies before falling into the third tier in the eighties. They are back in thePremier League now.
Illustrated paperback book. "A History of Wolverhampton Transport. Volume One 1833-1930" Edited & compiled by Stanley Webb & Paul Addenbrooke. A detailed and complete history of Transport, Tramways, trams, trolleybuses and Light Rail Traffic in Wolverhampton from 1833 to 1930. With numerous black & white photographs, maps, diagrams & illustrations, including a fold out map of Wolverhampton Corporation Tramways circa 1925.
This fascinating collection of over 200 archive images traces some of the changes and developments that have taken place in Wolverhampton during the last century, as many old agricultural communities were swallowed up by the development of modern industry. Filled with historical insight, the story of this development is told through detailed chapters looking at industry, streets and buildings, schools, leisure and work.
An Anglo-Saxon settlement, a medieval market place and wool town, it was also a centre for metal-work and manufacturing. As the markets changed, the industries changed, from locks to trains, cars and planes.