New book from Bodmin Town Museum

New book from Bodmin Town Museum
Bodmin Town Museum

By: Bodmin Town Museum
Added: 20 November 2015

"Life in Victorian Bodmin" by Bill Johnson was launched on 21st November at the Bodmin Lions Christmas Fayre. The price is £3. This is the fifth book in a series on the people and buildings of Bodmin. It covers changes in population, housing, education, trades and employment in the town from about 1831 to 1901. Bill used census entries and directories in his research for this book. As usual it has maps and images.

The other books in the series are:
"A guide to the History of Bodmin Jail" by Bill Johnson;
"Bodmin Buildings: Mount Folly" by Bill Johnson & Peter Davies;
"Bodmin Buildings: Hotels & Inns" by Bill Johnson & Peter Davies;
"Bodmin Buildings: Institutions" by Bill Johnson & Peter Davies.
Copies of these books will also be available as well as copies of the Museum's other books.

Copies of the book can be obtained from the Museum on Mount Folly, Bunts in Bodmin  and from the TIC in Shire Hall, Mount Folly. It can also be ordered from any bookshop quoting ISBN: 978-0-9570642-3-2 or email at the Museum info@bodmintownmuseum.plus.com.