A New History of Ware, its People and its Buildings

A New History of Ware, its People and its Buildings

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The story of the Hertfordshire town from Roman settlement, through medieval coaching town (the Great Bed of Ware was mentioned by Shakespeare), to malting town and centre of modern pharmaceutical research.

Copiously illustrated, with 144 illustrations in black and white and 5 in colour.

David Perman is a former secretary of the Ware Society and played a leading role in many conservation projects, including the restoration of the riverside gazebos on the River Lea and the 18th century Scott's Grotto. He was a founder of the Ware Museum and its first curator. Though a Londoner by birth, he has lived in Ware for 38 years.