Author:Attwood, Gertrude M

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The Wilsons of Tranby Croft

By: Attwood, Gertrude M.

Price: £10.00

Publisher: Cherry Burton, East Yorkshire, Hutton Press: 1988

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 12894

ISBN: 0907033717

Condition: Very Good+


247pp, illustrations. A reproduction of a portrait of Muriel Wilson enclosed. This book follows the fortunes of the Wilson family of Hull, from David, lighterman in the 18th century; through his son Thomas, founder of the Wilson Shipping Line; and subsequently Arthur and Mary Wilson, founders of Tranby Croft, culminating in the Doncaster Race Week of 1890 and the Baccarat Scandal involving the Prince of Wales, later King Edward VII. ; Signed by Author View more info