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Author Drinkall, Margaret.

Title Sheffield Book of Days [electronic resource] / Margaret Drinkall.

Publication Info. [Place of publication not identified] : The History Press, [2012]
©2012

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Description 1 online resource (368 pages)
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Summary Taking you through the year day by day, The Sheffield Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, amusing and important events and facts from different periods of history. Events include matters of national importance such as the Coronation of George IV, as well as local incidents such as the Sheffield Outrages and accounts of riots in the town. There are amusing incidents from the local newspaper, for example the punishments inflicted on young boys for playing 'trip' during Divine Service and an outbreak of people being bitten by 'mad dogs'. Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information, it will delight residents and visitors alike.
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Subject Sheffield (England) -- History -- Miscellanea.
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Other Form: Print version: Drinkall, Margaret. Sheffield book of days. Stroud : History, 2012. 9780752464701 (hbk.) : (Uk)016044407
ISBN 9780752485997 (e-pub)
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