Manuscript History of Hastings and St Leonards Vol 10

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Index to Contents of Volume Ten 1862-64[edit]

This is a transcription of the index to Thomas Brandon Brett's Manuscript History of Hastings & St Leonards vol 10.[1]

Chapter Sixty Eight: Hastings 1862 Page 1[edit]

Accidents and Fatalities (pg. 1)
Town Council meetings (The harbour contention)
Town council Transactions
(Great excitement)
Concerts-and Public Entertainments – Special Dinners, Suppers, etc.
Public Funerals
The Lancashire Distress (For the relief of Lancashire)
The Local Collections
Schools and School Treats
A new Ragged School Building proposed
The Ragged School
The Ragged School Bazaar
The Fishery
The Drowning of Nine Fishermen
The Fishery Vicissitudes
"Sympathy for the Afflicted”
Accidental Fires
The Autumn Flower Show
Hastings at the Exhibition
Sudden deaths and Inquests
Lectures at Hastings – “The Millennial Rest" by Rev. Dr. Cumming
Dr. Cumming's Lectures
Lectures at Hastings
Maritime Casualties
Miscellaneous Items
The Town Council not what it ought to be
Municipal Matters
Waldegrave Fountain
Our Volunteer Soldiers
Poor rates
Workmen's treats
Philosophical Society
The Regatta and other events
The Queens Hotel
Special Sermons
Hastings Mechanics' Institution.

Chapter Sixty Nine: St. Leonards 1863 Page 65[edit]

St.Leonards Commissioners' Meetings
The West Hill road
Vestry Meetings
Accidents and Fatalities
Balls, etc.
The Borough Assessment
Archery Meetings
The Archery Prize Meeting
The Artillery Band
The Bonfire Boys
Concerts and Musical Entertainments
The Cottage Building Company
Church and Chapel News
Particular Deaths
Funeral Obsequies
The Cripples Home
Drapers' Recreation
Horticultural Society
Harvest Homes
Harvest Homes and Thanksgiving
Coroner's Inquests
Improvements
A new Galley
A St. Leonards Guide Book
Lectures
Letter Press Music
Musical Taste
Lost and Found
"Magnificent Liberality"
"The Biter Bit"
Building Operations
Rearing Suppers
The St.Leonards Mechanics Institution
Fashionable Marriages
Presentations and Picnics
Royal Visitors
Robberies
Special Sermons
School Treats
Evening Schools
Sale of Property
St.Leonards Caves
Abnormal Fish
Storms and Atmospheric Phenomena
Earthquakes and Predictions
Earthquakes and fulfilled Predictions
The Weather and its Prophets
A Little Trip to Netherfield
The Temperance Propaganda
Thunderstorms and Fatalities
A Turkish Bath Company
Chevy-Chase
Terrific Storms, locally and generally
A Week's Storms and much damage
A Breach in the Wall
Miscellaneous Occurrences.

Chapter Seventy: Hastings 1863 Page 121[edit]

Accidents at Hastings
Fashionable-Balls
Concerts
Wonderful Discovery of Gold
Entertainments
Fire Alarms – The Fishery
Forresters' Fete
Lectures
The Letter H and its Friends
Mnemonics Entertainments
Municipal Matters
Maritime Casualties
Weather Predictions
A Promenade Pier
The Volunteers and the Brighton Review
Volunteer Review at Hastings
Artillery Inspection
Volunteer Prize Meeting
Town Council Meetings
Agitation for a Central Ward
Council Meeting; Re-division of Wards
Election of Mayor
The Queen's Hotel
Workmen's Treats
Workingmen’s Clubs
A Dutchman on the Mayor's Dinner
Quarter Sessions
The Royal Marriage
The Roman Catholics
Marriage of the Prince of Wales
The Royal Marriage General Notice
The Wedding Festivities – Aquatics: Success of Hastings Men
Successes of Hastings Rowers
Special Sermons -

Chapter Seventy One: St.Leonards 1864 Page 155[edit]

Accidents and Fatalities
An Unfortunate Church
Workman alias Rawlings
Mr. Workman inhibited by the Bishop
Letters and Replies re the St Leonards Church
Attempted Murder and Arson – Burglaries
Mose v. Gas Company
Archery Meetings
Sale of Archery Grounds – Archery Gardens Company – Scripture Readers Society
Balls and Fashionable Parties
The Board of Guardians
Battle and Sedlescombe New road
Bonfire Boys
Concerts
Churches and Chapels
Christmas Amusements
Dissolution of Marriage
Fires and Fire Brigade
Influx of visitors
Facetiae
East Sussex Fox Hunt
The Health of the Borough
Coroner's Inquests
An Industrial Exhibition
Loss of Sheep
Lord's Day Observance Society
Fashionable Marriages
Mechanics Institution
The "New Old Roar"
Fancy Fair at the "New Old Roar"
Testimonials
Popular Readings
Powder Mill Explosion
Royal Visit
Visit of the Prince and Princess of Wales
St. Leonards Commissioners
Special Sermons
Sudden deaths
Suicide Mania
St.Leonards Total Abstinence Propaganda
School Treat
Temperance Hall and Working mens Institute
Temperance Matters
Editorial Articles
The Permissive Bill
Temperance and Total Abstinence
Editorial Comments, Temperance versus Total Abstinence
Temperance Hall Festival
The Turkish Bath opened
Vestry Meetings
Wesleyan Meetings
The Sheffield Disaster
Another Great Calamity
A Tarry Subject
The Tarred Hedge
"Guy Fawkes Re-enacted".

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