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By Terry Garner

Burton upon Trent thoughts bargains a nostalgic glance again on the town's previous via a range of postcards, photos, receipts and advertisements from the author's personal assortment. Burton upon Trent, which straddles the River Trent within the east of Staffordshire, is the most important city within the nationwide woodland. 'Burton', because it is understood in the neighborhood, grew up round Burton upon Trent Abbey, which used to be an incredible non secular centre for Staffordshire in medieval occasions. In later years, the River Trent Navigation used to be prolonged to Burton and, via the early sleek interval, it had emerged as a bustling marketplace city. Burton has a wealth of good constructions, together with the city corridor, St Margaret's church and St Paul's, lots of which have been donated via Michael Bass, who grew to become Lord Burton within the 19th century. As its brewing assumed value within the early 19th century, the city quite began to extend. In its heyday, Burton boasted a dozen or so breweries and was once considered as the foreign brewing capital of the area. writer Terry Garner invitations the reader to step again in time and discover Burton upon Trent's wealthy and engaging history.

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