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A History of the County of York East Riding: Volume 6, the Borough and Liberties of Beverley
chimneys. The corporation arranged for the provision of fire-fighting ... to stringent precautions in Beverley: townspeople were forbidden to go to Hull ... was not affected. 63 Precautions,...
A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 2, the City of Chester: Culture, Buildings, Institutions
58 The city's fire-fighting equipment was still limited to buckets, ... but until the 1860s fire-fighting was hindered by the lack of hydrants, low pressure, ... for storing fire buckets, and from 1709 had...
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 12, Wootton Hundred (South) Including Woodstock
by 1580, all new freemen provided a leather bucket for fire fighting
A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 14, Lichfield
the handcuffs, whistle, and truncheon provided. 173 FIRE PRECAUTIONS. Arrangements for fire fighting are recorded from the 17th century, with the Conduit Lands ... took over responsibility for...
A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 4, the City of Oxford
fire-fighting and precautions, First World War, Fischer, Johann Christian, Fisher:
A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 1, the City of Chester: General History and Topography
repair, and fire-fighting equipment in the 1670s and 1680s. 17 Much ... precautions, and in the latter year there was mob violence during the county
Survey of London: Volume 35, the theatre Royal, Drury Lane, and the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden
The Theatre Royal Management CHAPTER II The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane: the Management The Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, is preeminent among all the theatres of London. It derives its rights as a playhouse from letters patent granted by King Charles II...
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 10
The borough of Devizes Trade, agriculture and local government TRADE AND INDUSTRY. There is little means of establishing the prosperity or size of Devizes before the 14th century. There is faint evidence of a 12th-century mint at which both Stephen...
A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 12, Ramsbury and Selkley Hundreds; the Borough of Marlborough
The borough of Marlborough THE BOROUGH OF MARLBOROUGH The borough, 1 first referred to in 1086 when it paid a third of its revenues to the Crown, 2 was founded on a royal estate which extended from the Kennet north and south over downland. In the...
A History of the County of Stafford: Volume 7, Leek and the Moorlands
Leek Leek and Lowe LEEK AND LOWE (THE TOWN OF LEEK) The township of Leek and Lowe, 2,722 a. (1,105 ha.) in area, included the town of Leek and a rural area to the east, south, and west. There were also three detached areas, one adjoining the...