"The Story of Poole"
by Ray Joyce
This traces the known history of Poole from the Stone Age to the present date.
Follow the history by clicking on Part 1 and then follow by clicking on "Next". "Previous" will return you to the previous page and "Introduction" to this page.
Part 1 Early Poole man, the Iron Age logboat and the first potters
Part 2 Roman, Saxon and Danish invasions
Part 3 William Longespee and the Royal Charters
Part 4 Mayor Making and Beating the Sea Bounds
Part 5 Privateers and Pirates
Part 6 The Civil War and the siege of Corfe Castle
Part 7 The Newfoundland Trade
Part 8 The coming of the railways and the Poole Bridges
Part 9 World War II
Part 10 The post-war re-vitalisation of Poole
Part 11 Present day links with France and Newfoundland
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