The Leeds Book of Days

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On 1 January 1870 the Leeds Express reported that Councillor Whiting and his wife treated the 700 occupants of the workhouse to roast beef and plum pudding... The workhouse figures prominently in this compilation of local news. There is one 19th or early 20th-century event for every day of the year up to 31 December -which, in 1872, saw the passing of John Masterman, the city’s last Waterloo veteran. No jacket.

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The Leeds Book of Days

The Leeds Book of Days

Hardback368pp167x122mm

9780752479620     Product Code: 225963

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On 1 January 1870 the Leeds Express reported that Councillor Whiting and his wife treated the 700 occupants of the workhouse to roast beef and plum pudding... The workhouse figures prominently in this compilation of local news. There is one 19th or early 20th-century event for every day of the year up to 31 December -which, in 1872, saw the passing of John Masterman, the city’s last Waterloo veteran. No jacket.

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