The Sheffield Book of Days by Margaret Drinkall

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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.
 

About Margaret Drinkall

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Margaret Drinkall has a Masters degree in History. Since retiring, she has become a full-time writer. A keen local historian, her previous books include Rotherham Workhouse, Murder & Crime in Rotherham, Murder & Crime in Sheffield and Sheffield Crimes. She lives in Rotherham.
 
Published February 29, 2012 by The History Press. 368 pages
Genres: History, Education & Reference, Travel. Non-fiction

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