The Story of Ely (Paperback)

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Ely occupies the largest island in the Cambridgeshire Fens, and has a rich and varied history. The Story of Ely is an engaging general history of the city, from the earliest times to the present day, taking into account its unique architectural development and heritage. Illustrated with evocative images, the book brings to life the remarkable history of the ancient city, from Cromwell to the cathedral. Michael Rouse is an experienced author and well-known local expert who here combines a lively tone and authoritative research. The book is a fascinating read for all who know the city and for anyone wanting to find out more its history.

About the Author

Michael Rouse is well known locally as an author of historical and cultural works about Ely, not to mention for his long service as a member of both East Cambridgeshire District Council and the City of Ely Council. Michael edited the official guide to the city of Ely for some 20 years, and has written numerous articles for magazines. He is also a founder member of the Ely Society. In 2010 the Cambridgeshire Association for Local History honored him with a Dedicated Service Award for "Long and Dedicated Service in the Field of Local History in Cambridgeshire." He lives in Ely.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780750966931
ISBN-10: 0750966939
Publisher: The History Press
Publication Date: November 1st, 2016
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: The Story of

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