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The Loyal Town of Lancaster in 1811
Researched by Linda Moorhouse
153 pages of A4 - 115,123 words
- Chronological sketch of the remarkable events of 1811
- The Weather
- The Militia
- Miscellaneous Events
- Houses and Land for Sale or to Let
- Items for sale
- The Assizes
- The Theatre
- Fashion for Ladies
- Inclosing and Embanking Lands
- The Weekly Shipping news
- Marriages reported in the newspaper
- Deaths reported in the newspaper
- To the memory of Ensign Thompson
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EXAMPLE of book:
29th June 1811
IN AID OF THE
BRITISH PRISONERS IN FRANCE.
The PROFITS arising from this evening’s performance will
be transmitted to the Fund, in London, (by the hands of
Messrs. Worswick and Co., bankers) in aid of the
subscriptions already announced, to the honour of the
British nation; and as several of our brave countrymen,
from this town and neighbourhood, stand in need of every
assistance, it is hoped that this application will meet with
general encouragement and support from the inhabitants
of Lancaster and its vicinity.
THEATRE ROYAL, LANCASTER
On MONDAY, July 1st., 1811
(not acted here these twelve years)
Mrs. Cowley’s fashionable Comedy of
WHICH IS THE MAN.
Lord Sparkle, Mr. Platt; Beachamp, Mr. Yates; Fitzherbert,
Mr. Penn; Bobby Pendragan, Mr. Barley; Belville, Mr.
Prior - Lady Bell Bloomer, Mrs. Stanton; Sophia
Pendragon, Mrs. Penn; Clarinda, Mrs. Bailey; Kitty, Mrs.
Welch; Julia, Mrs. Yates.
Two favourite COMIC SONGS, by Mr. Bailey
To conclude with the laughable Farce of
HIGH LIFE BELOW STAIRS.
Tickets to be had of Mr. Jackson, printer, New-street; and
at the principal Inns.
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