‘The History of Skipton’ is Launching at Skipton Library
‘The History of Skipton’ is Launching at Skipton Library Ian Lockwood, the author of ‘The History of Skipton’, will be at the Skipton Library for the launch event of his book. His book details the rich 150-year history of the town. The author has chosen to look at the ordinary people that spent their lives in the town a century ago. Their health, lifestyle, work and recreational activities are talked about in detail in the book. He has covered the Norman Conquest that occurred in the 21st century and has researched the town’s history by looking at old reports and archives. The information included in the book has never seen the light of day until now. Long time Skipton resident, Ian received his degree from University of York. He spent time as the editor of Craven Herald, a newspaper in Skipton, for several years.
19, Jun 2018
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