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An Essex Pot-Pourri: the lore, custom and singular conduct of Essex folk
Author: David Occomore
ISBN: 0 86025 271 X
£6.25

There are Victorian engravings on every page of this book that covers every aspect of Essex life.

Legend, anecdote, song, and rhymes that include, among a multitude of others, items on Essex bees; panic in Springfield church; the highwaymen of the Forest of Waltham; a whale beached at Tendring; the ballad of the Blind Beggar of Bethnal Green; the Harwich sailor and the Devil; ague on Canvey Island; a strange marriage at Hatfield Broad Oak; a well at High Easter; the Odde Volumes Club of Chelmsford; the wizard of Sible Hedingham; and the Corpse Passage at Foxearth.

80 pages, 89 line illustrations

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