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A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 5
9 and matches between courtiers, on which substantial sums were staked, ... and the jockeys would gather at the end of the year's sport to arrange matches ... interest. In October 1670 many thousands of people...
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 5, East
includes large cup and matching flagon, with assay marks and donor's ... flattened by ploughing (Plate 78). It lies, at about 340 ft. above O.D., ... but ploughing has obscured the junction. The...
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 5, Hendon, Kingsbury, Great Stanmore, Little Stanmore, Edmonton Enfield, Monken Hadley, South Mimms, Tottenham
annual ploughing matches and agricultural shows. 27 The Enfield Chase ... gathered in 1801 to see a boxing match which was eventually banned, whereupon
A History of the County of Chester: Volume 5 Part 2, the City of Chester: Culture, Buildings, Institutions
though matches arranged privately between two owners were important ... ordinary races and matches as races in heats; by 1810 heats made up less ... most of which they in fact ploughed back into...
A History of the County of Essex: Volume 10, Lexden Hundred (Part) Including Dedham, Earls Colne and Wivenhoe
citizenship, and carpentry, and organized at least one ploughing match
A History of the County of Somerset: Volume 6, andersfield, Cannington, and North Petherton Hundreds (Bridgwater and Neighbouring Parishes)
were plentiful and were presumably the preferred plough beast. Pigs were kept ... in most inventories. One husbandman in 1681 worked for his landlord ploughing and sowing ... and vetch were grown, livestock...
Ancient and Historical Monuments in the County of Gloucester Iron Age and Romano-British Monuments in the Gloucestershire Cotswolds
on Minchinhampton Common. It is matched by another large enclosure (b-b) immediately ... including at least two phases of enclosure and ploughing, and wartime ... has been flattened by ploughing...
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Dorset, Volume 3, Central
E.-W. When the area was bulldozed in preparation for ploughing a limestone ... Further traces of strips, now ploughed out, can be seen on air photographs (R.A.F. ... since the mid 19th century. Ploughing...
A History of the County of Cambridge and the Isle of Ely: Volume 9, Chesterton, Northstowe, and Papworth Hundreds
for more than one night. 38The five public houses recorded c. 1770 included the Plough ... 1815. 42The Three Horseshoes closed c. 1915 and the Plough by 1961. 43The ... Sunday, and was marked by cricket ...
A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 1, Physique, Archaeology, Domesday, Ecclesiastical Organization, the Jews, Religious Houses, Education of Working Classes To 1870, Private Education From Sixteenth Century
south on the now intensively cultivated and deeply ploughed, narrow, flat ... exactly matches Maglemosean examples from western Baltic lands. Worked ... them to have been selected from unassociated flints turned...