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Regency Newspapers and Magazines
Villages and Towns of Great Britain
Great Britain grew from an agrarian economy to a manufacturing economy in two or three generations,
encompassing the Regency period. Villages grew to towns or disappeared; towns became cities or trudged on in a time-honoured form caught in a backwater.
Here, in vintage depictions, are some of the settlements of Regency England.
 
January 2017 ----- My Regency World of villages and towns is continuing at Pinterest; see my latest research finds at https://www.pinterest.com/lesleyannemcl/my-regency-world-villages-and-towns/
My Latest Research Additions 2015
Barking Essex from The New British Traveller, 1819
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Hastings, Sussex
Hythe, Kent
Sheffield from History of Hallamshire Parish 1819 St. Elizabeth's Castle, Jersey from Repository of Arts, April 1817
   
Towns Villages

Wolverhampton, Staffordshire
Aldeburgh, Suffolk

Brighthelmstone (Brighton), Sussex

Himbleton, Worcestershire

Shrewsbury, Shropshire


Lower Quainton, Gloucestershire

Salcombe, Devon

Arrow, Warwickshire
Bath, Somerset
Sibford Ferris, Oxfordshire
Hadleigh, Suffolk
Walton on Trent, Derbyshire
Harrowgate, Yorkshire
Arley, Worcestershire
Leeds, Yorkshire
Eardisley, Herefordshire
   
Some distinctive features marked the villages and towns:
Market Crosses Ancient Bridges

Broadway, Worcestershire

Bidford on Avon, Warwickshire

Centre of England meridien, Warwickshire

Swarkeston, Derbyshire

Henley in Arden, Warwickshire

Atcham, Shropshire Old and New Bridge
   
And of course, the inns, which were often the heart of the community:
   
   
   
Many of the pen and ink drawings above are from the archives of WILLIAM ALBERT GREEN 1907 - 1983.
You can view more at the website HISTORIC BUILDINGS IN PEN & INK