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Selby Civic Society member's talk in Goole

Posted on 2 August 2016 10:38 AM by David Moss

Discovered in the junk pile of a charity bookshop by Selby Civic Society member and local historian David Lewis, the story behind the book "Durability, efficiency, economy" is told by a temporary display to be held at Goole Museum on 13th August 2016.

It's a new edition of a hand-written Edwardian cookbook containing long-lost local delicacies such as Moggy, Potato Cheesecake and Cheap Cabinet Pudding


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Member launches "Cookbook"

Posted on 28 February 2016 08:36 PM by David Moss

After over 100 years Mary Blakey’s recipes have been rediscovered and incorporated into a fascinating book by local historian David Lewis.

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