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    Two Yorkshire Diaries: the Diary of Arthur Jessop and Ralph Ward's Journal (Cambridge Library Collection - British & Irish History, 17th) (Paperback) By (author) Arthur Jessop, By (author) Ralph Ward, Edited by C. E. Whiting

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    DescriptionThese diaries by Ralph Ward (fl.1754-6) and Arthur Jessop (1682-1751) were first published in 1952 and paint a valuable portrait of the trials, tribulations and pleasures of everyday life for the middle classes in rural Yorkshire in the mid-eighteenth century. A transcription of Jessop's diary from 1861 was first discovered in a Huddersfield bookshop in 1927. A local apothecary and pious community man, Jessop depicts the cycles of life in West Yorkshire, displaying a very British preoccupation with the weather. His diary, which covers the period 1730-46, notably discusses the impact of the Jacobite uprising of 1745. Ralph Ward was a fairly wealthy cattle trader, farmer and businessman in North Yorkshire. He was involved in local government, which he describes factually and clearly. His diary, covering the period 1754-6, also discusses business transactions, farming methods and, of course, the weather.


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    Title
    Two Yorkshire Diaries
    Subtitle
    the Diary of Arthur Jessop and Ralph Ward's Journal
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Arthur Jessop, By (author) Ralph Ward, Edited by C. E. Whiting
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 256
    Width: 140 mm
    Height: 216 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 330 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781108058391
    ISBN 10: 1108058396
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0A
    BIC subject category V2: BJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    Libri: I-HP
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKEYK
    Ingram Subject Code: HP
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    Abridged Dewey: 941
    BISAC V2.8: HIS018000
    LC classification: DA
    DC22: 942
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBKEYK
    DC23: 942.84
    Thema V1.0: DND, NHD
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Cambridge Library Collection
    Imprint name
    CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    18 April 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge
    Table of contents
    Introduction; The diary of Arthur Jessop, 1729-46; Ralph Ward's journal, 1754-6; Index.