Peterhead literature during the past century. by W. L. Taylor

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Published in Transactions of the Buchan Field Club,April, 1902.

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History. Peterhead was a Jacobite-supporting town in the Jacobite risings of and In particular, it was one of the Episcopalian north-eastern ports where reinforcements, plus money and equipment, were periodically landed from France during the Forty-Five.

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The author has divided this book into fourteen chapters and the names of them are based on the popular literary figure of the age. Peterhead was made a parliamentary burgh.

A gas works was established in Long Gate Street. The Peterhead Association for Science, Literature, and Arts was established. The Mechanics' Institute was opened. The population of Peterhead according to the census was 5, Peterhead Golf Club was established.

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