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Leicestershire Historian (Old Series) Vol. 4

Vol. 4, No. 5, 1997

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  • CONTENTS
  • “Hush-a-by-Tories, don”t you cry..” Thomas T Paget and the 1867 South Leicestershire By-Election Jess Jenkins
  • The Significance of the 1927 Bosworth By-Election G.H. Bennett
  • The Enclosure Commissioners Alec Moretti
  • Below Stairs: Domestic Service in Nineteenth-century Leicester J.D. Bennett
  • An unusual marriage ceremony
  • Whissendine Slipcote Trevor Hickman
  • The Parish of Barwell and the Titley Family Gerald T. Rimmington
  • Charles Bennion of Thurnby – Entrepreneur and Environmentalist J Mayberry
  • Recent Books Helen Edwards

Vol. 4, No. 4, 1996

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  • Editorial
  • Farewell to the Leicestershire Local History Council Mary Mason
  • The Origins of Leicester”s Market-Place: an archaeological perspective  Paul Courtney
  • Local History of the internet Editor
  • Letters from America Janette Shepherd
  • The oldest firm of hosiery manufacturers in Leicester: the early history of Wolsey David L. Wykes
  • The early years of steam power in Leicestershire Marilyn Palmer and Peter Neaverson
  • Recent Books Helen Edwards

Vol. 4, No. 3, 1995

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  • Editorial
  • Parliamentarians Divided or, Fear and Loathing at the Siege of Leicester Paul Courtney
  • The Wreake and Eye Humane Society Bob Payne
  • Hinckley parish pump politics David J. Knight
  • Book Reviews John D Anderson, Helen Edwards, John Goodacre,
    Stephanie F Goodacre, John Hinks, Joyce Lee,
    Steph Mastoris, Matthew Richardson, Keith D M Snell,
    Christine Taggart

Vol. 4, No. 2, 1994

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  • Editorial
  • Fanny Palmer, Leicester”s transatlantic artist J.D. Bennett
  • North Evington Childhood Recollections, 1902-16 George Thorpe
  • “A varied and novel programme”: Ernest Elliott of Market Harborough and twentieth-century popular entertainment Caria Draycott and Steph Mastoris
  • Book Reviews John D Anderson, Heather E Broughton, Yolanda C Courtney,
    Helen Edwards, Lois Edwards, John Goodacre,
    Adam J N Goodwin, Carl W Harrison, John Hinks,
    Carole Richardson, Christine Taggart

Vol. 4, No. 1, 1992

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  • Editorial
  • Leicestershire spas J.D. Bennett
  • The “tulip slates” of south Leicestershire and north-west Northampstonshire J.C. Davies
  • The Market Harborough stations that never were K. Yeaman Heselton
  • The early days of technical education in Hinckley Steve Drodge
  • Book Reviews H E Broughton, J Goodacre