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More Respectable Than Formerly

Monday 16th May, 1836 A large assortment of Pots at the Market today… but all was pretty quiet, there is no such uproar as there used to be with the Blackguards who attended. I think the Potters are rather more respectable than formerly…   [The Diary of Robert Sharp of South Cave, Life in a […]

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At Old Willy’s One Night

    Archives were shut, yesterday, for some reason or other so I had to content myself with the Reference Library instead. Ended up spending some time in the company of  Robert Sharp; a shepherd’s son who became schoolmaster at North Cave, East Riding of Yorkshire,  from 1804 to 1842. To entertain his grown up […]