About Andrew Swift

Dr Andrew Swift has written extensively on the Victorian and Edwardian periods, having studied English literature at Oxford and McMaster Universities, and the history of English Art of the 18th and 19th centuries at Birmingham University.  He is particularly interested in the history of railways, and is a member of the Bristol Industrial Archaeological Society (BIAS).  With his wife, Kirsten Elliott, he has also made a study of pub history in Bath and beyond.

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Books by Andrew Swift from Akeman Press

On Foot in Bath: Fifteen Walks Around a World Heritage City

by Andrew Swift
978-0-9560989-4-8

Literary Walks in Bath: Eleven Excursions in the Company of Eminent Authors

by Andrew Swift & Kirsten Elliott
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Inns of Wiltshire: in old photographs

by Andrew Swift and Kirsten Elliott
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The Year of the Pageant:

by Andrew Swift and Kirsten Elliott
9780956098900

Somerset Pubs:

by Andrew Swift & Kirsten Elliott
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The Ringing Grooves of Change: Brunel & the Coming of the Railway to Bath

by Andrew Swift
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All roads lead to France: Bath and the Great War

by Andrew Swift
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The Lost Pubs of Bath:

by Andrew Swift & Kirsten Elliott
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Awash With Ale: 2000 Years of Imbibing in Bath

by Kirsten Elliott & Andrew Swift
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Bath Pubs:

by Kirsten Elliott & Andrew Swift
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