Crime on the Canals
Join us as on Saturday 23rd May as Anthony Poulton-Smith speaks about Crime on the Canals, the topic of his most recent book published last year.
Anthony is a freelance journalist and prolific author with 77 books published plus many articles, crosswords, puzzles and quizzes. In addition to this, Anthony has written 1,500 articles and almost 200 books as a ghost-writer.
His own books have mostly been on the subject of the origins of place-names and as part of the publicity Anthony has been interviewed several times on radio and has been privileged to be the guest speaker at many events. His talks not only cover the origins of towns and villages but also hills, streams, districts, fields, streets, and even public houses.
Anthony’s non place-name books cover topics such as ley lines, salt routes, Watling Street, ghost stories, privies, pub names, animal myths, the Saxon era, humorous etymologies, fasteners, and talking butts.