This edition includes for the first time a Street Directory and a Court Directory, the latter consisting of everyone in the Street Directory who is not engaged in trade. Lacks pages after 1392 (sections on Assurance Companies and Dock Companies)
Recalls memories of Christmas celebrations in the 1930s and 1940s. Describes making decorations, visits to the pantomime and the King's Christmas broadcast. Also recalls the return of American planes after a bombing raid during the Second World War.
Christmas trees; Christmas decorations; Pantomimes; World War II;
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