HILARY BATES NEARY has written on Ontario local history, and is particularly interested in the development of pioneer mills on the Thames. She has served on the London Public Library board and its Historic Sites Committee. Canadian Author
These brief biographies reflect a century and a half of London's history and reflect key events and fascinating adventures drawn from the lives of people from all walks of life who made a lasting impression on their hometown.
London Street Names uncovers the stories behind over 100 streets in locations such as Byron, Lambeth, and Westminster township. This book contains contributions from more than 25 of the city's leading local historians.