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eBook A Grim Almanac of Berkshire (In Old Photographs) epub
  • ISBN: 0750935111
  • Author: Roger Long
  • Genre: History
  • Subcategory: Europe
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Sutton Publishing Ltd (July 22, 2004)
  • Pages: 160 pages
  • ePUB size: 1467 kb
  • FB2 size 1818 kb
  • Formats azw lrf lit mobi


Now to the book: A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire. I looked up grim in my dictionary, incidentally a dictionary that only goes from B to W having shed fifteen pages at either end. ‘Grim’ – of stern or forbidding aspect, relentless, joyless.

Now to the book: A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire. Oh dear, I hope my regular readers do not find this book so. I hope I have touched upon the scary, blood-lusting, thrill-seeking, pleasurably frightening side of grim and occasionally the jovial and almost flippant aspect of grim; a sort of Grim(m)s fairy tale

Report an error in the book. A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire is a day-by-day catalogue of ghastly tales dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries.

Report an error in the book. Full of torment and torture, heinous homicides and cataclysms of nature, these pages contain multiple murders, horrendous hauntings and audacious thefts.

Title : A Grim Almanac of Berkshire (In Old Photographs). Authors : Roger Long. Roger Long has investigated archives for evidence of the darker side of Berkshire life and brings his findings together in this day-by-day guide. Publisher : The History Press Ltd. Product Category : Books. It includes tales of murder, smuggling, strange deaths, bodysnatching, bizarre disasters and more.

This compilation of grim deeds contains a veritable plethora of poisonings, assaults, drownings, kidnappings, suicides and disasters. If you have ever wondered about what nasty goings-on occurred in the Berkshire of yesteryear, then look no further - it's all here. But do you have the stomach for it? show more.

This book gives us a gristly event that happened in old Berkshire, every day of the year. This book is very interesting with lots of nasty local history. If you live or have ever lived in Berkshire, you will recognise quite a few places mentioned. Who knew we lived in such a horrible county! This book is very interesting with lots of nasty local history. As a Sandhurst resident, I'm slightly concerned about the amount of people who managed to escape Broadmoor Hospital which is it's now politically correct name, it's old one being Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum. Because of all these escapees we actually have a warning siren in the local areas. It gets tested every monday morning at 10am.

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If you have ever wondered about what nasty goings-on occurred in the Berkshire of yesteryear, then look no further-it's all here. But do you have the stomach for it?

A Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire is a day-by-day catalogue of ghastly tales dating from the twelfth to the twentieth centuries. Full of torment and torture, heinous homicides, and cataclysms of nature, these pages contain multiple murders, horrendous hauntings, and audacious thefts. If you have ever wondered about what nasty goings-on occurred in the Berkshire of yesteryear, then look no further-it's all here. But do you have the stomach for it? Grim Almanac of Old Berkshire - eBook.

Here are the best 15 of the oldest photographs. This photograph by Louis Daguerre, of a street in Paris, was captured in 1838. Though it certainly appears photographic, it is referred to as a daguerreotype in Gorby’s book. On a close look, a man can be identified in the lower left corner of the photograph. The man seems to be getting his boots cleaned and the boot cleaner is also identifiable. 4. Oldest Photographs of a US President.

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If it's grim, ghastly, grisly or gruesome and it happened in Berkshire in the last 1,500 years, chances are Roger Long has investigated it. He has spent many, many hours searching the archives for evidence of the darker side of Berkshire life and brings his findings together in this day-by-day guide. Almanac entries include: - A publican with a special tilting bed that dropped his victims into a pot of boiling fat - A farmer who slew three wives and boiled up the remains of one of them - The story of Danny Grimshaw, the bogey man conjured up by mothers to threaten their children - The man hanged for forging a GBP1 cheque - The gruesome display of a murder victim's body where his family charged a penny a look Roger Long describes his collection of true stories as 'Not for the squeamish'.
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