Burnley Through Time is a unique insight into the illustrious history of this part of Lancashire. Reproduced in full colour, this is an exciting examination of well-known streets and famous faces, and what they meant to the people of this area throughout the 19th and into the 20th Century. Looking beyond the exquisite exterior of these well-kept photos, readers can see the historical context in which they are set, and through the author's factual captions for every picture, and carefully-selected choice of images, the reader can achieve a reliable view of the local history. There is something for everyone here, whether they have lived in the area all their lives, or whether they are just visiting Burnley for the first time. Burnley Through Time also shows how photography has continually evolved to keep up with an ever changing society.
Burnley resident Roger Frost is a retired teacher and a Burnley Borough Councillor. Once the Mayor of the town he is now Chairman of the Burnley Civic Society, President of the Briercliffe Society and Vice President of the Burnley & District Historical Society. Roger writes the regular history column 'Peek into the Past' for the Burnley Express, he has written over 740 articles, and he also has a number of local history books to his name, many with his co-author Ian Thompson. Ian Thompson has had a long standing interest in all things paranormal from an early age. With family ties to Whitby it was only a matter of time before he became interested in Dracula and the connections with the town. In addition to writing Ian is also a keen tri-athlete and photographer and examples of his work can be seen on his website www.gaslightimagery.co.uk. Ian lives and works in Lancashire.