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The Holme Family By David Holme
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A family pedigree proposes that Sire Du Homme, a Commandeer in the Army of the Duke William prior to the invasion of England, was a forebear to The Holme family of Lancashire. The family is recorded... More > in the 15th century as Lords of the Manor of Maghull. The family is traced from that point up to the start of the 19th century when the facts become more concrete. During this period there is much political and religious intrigue some associated with the two Jacobite rebellions. A family Bible from 1806 provided appreciable information and further research revealed, not only some details of family life during that time but also a family building business which was involved in major developments in the Liverpool area both in architectural and railway construction. Two members of the family were mayors of Liverpool and an autobiography of one of them gives insight into the social history of Liverpool during that period.< Less
The Holme Family By David Holme
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A family pedigree proposes that Sire Du Homme, a Commandeer in the Army of the Duke William prior to the invasion of England, was a forebear to The Holme family of Lancashire. The family is recorded... More > in the 15th century as Lords of the Manor of Maghull. The family is traced from that point up to the start of the 19th century when the facts become more concrete. During this period there is much political and religious intrigue some associated with the two Jacobite rebellions. A family Bible from 1806 provided appreciable information and further research revealed, not only some details of family life during that time but also a family building business which was involved in major developments in the Liverpool area both in architectural and railway construction. Two members of the family were mayors of Liverpool and an autobiography of one of them gives insight into the social history of Liverpool during that period.< Less
Samuel Holme-an autobiography By David Holme
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Samuel Holme was born in 1801 in the centre of Liverpool to parents of limited means. He followed his father as a bricklayer and showed considerable initiative and enterprise in developing a... More > contracting and civil engineering business which at one stage was the biggest employer in Liverpool. Samuel became the main contractor for the building of St. George’s Hall in Liverpool but wrote that he could ‘never look at St. George’s Hall with any pleasure’ owing to all the problems it brought him. He was elected mayor of Liverpool in 1852. This autobiography reveals a fascinating story, not only of family origins but also descriptions of Liverpool in 1809 and revealing details of the schools of the day. He describes building, banking and election practices in the early part of the nineteenth century. Particularly revealing is his description of a journey through France and Italy in 1823, only a decade after the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo.< Less
Samuel Holme-an autobiography By David Holme
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Samuel Holme was born in 1801 in the centre of Liverpool to parents of limited means. He followed his father as a bricklayer and showed considerable initiative and enterprise in developing a... More > contracting and civil engineering business which at one stage was the biggest employer in Liverpool. Samuel became the main contractor for the building of St. George’s Hall in Liverpool but wrote that he could ‘never look at St. George’s Hall with any pleasure’ owing to all the problems it brought him. He was elected mayor of Liverpool in 1852. This autobiography reveals a fascinating story, not only of family origins but also descriptions of Liverpool in 1809 and revealing details of the schools of the day. He describes building, banking and election practices in the early part of the nineteenth century. Particularly revealing is his description of a journey through France and Italy in 1823, only a decade after the defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo.< Less
COMTOISE Ironman and Survivor of the Clock World By David Holmes
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If you’ve just dragged a dusty old Comtoise long case clock from the back of a dusty old French barn, or if you just want to know more of what goes on behind the dial, this book is for... More > you. It’s about where these clocks came from, who built them and why, and practical help in restoring cases and rebuilding movements. It describes the good things about these clocks and the very bad things that people do to them. Above all it’s about the heart and soul of these light-hearted, friendly and functional works of art. As such, it’s a partner to your other Comtoise books and will fill a gap, not just on your bookshelf, but a personal, anecdotal gap not filled by them. It’s an easy workshop manual for anyone with just a little common sense, a little curiosity, and a lot of affection for these attractive and cheerful clocks. Also included is a very useful section covering the spring-driven picture frame, or ‘Vineyard’, clock.< Less
Statutory Nuisance Mineshafts - Methods of Investigation and Duties of Local Authorities By David Holmes
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Mine shafts, adits and other abandoned workings can cause significant risks to the public. Few, if any, records exist for many old mines showing the extent of workings and locations of entrances.... More > Openings into abandoned mines can constitute a Statutory Nuisance requiring action by mine owners, landowners and Local Authorities. This publication illustrates many of the issues around abandoned mine entrances, the Legislation, guidance available and sources of information. While aimed at Local Authorities, it is of use to anyone with responsibility for abandoned mines, such as landowners, land managers, occupiers, etc. Practical guidance is offered in locating and identifying abandoned mines, applying the Legislation, where to find help and information, heritage and conservation issues and in securing any open dangerous mine entrances discovered.< Less
Statutory Nuisance Mineshafts - Methods of Investigation and Duties of Local Authorities By David Holmes
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This publication follows on from and updates an investigation completed in 2006/7, funded by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural... More > Affairs. The original investigation had the aim of establishing the awareness of Local Authority Environmental Health Departments of the issue of Statutory Nuisance mine shafts. The purpose of this publication is to provide an update in terms of legislation, recent events, technology, to act as a more concise reference document on the duties of Local Authorities and others, and to update the best practice in terms of inspecting and securing Statutory Nuisance mine entrances.< Less
Gospel Music: or the Singing of David’s Psalms By Nathaniel Holmes
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Nathaniel Holmes (or Homes) D.D. (1599–1678), was a Calvinistic puritan divine, and a Reformed Preacher of the Gospel. This famous tract is a demonstration of the nature and necessity of... More > singing the Psalms of David in private (at home) and in corporate worship (with the congregation). Holmes covers six areas that teach the church how to think about Psalm singing: 1) the warrant that we have coming from the word of God to do so; 2) its unquestionable nature through the history of the church; 3) the ancient use of singing; 4) the usefulness of singing the Psalms of David, and 5) the objections of unjust men against psalm singing. He also adds in as an appendix the manner in which the New England churches sang Psalms. This is a very helpful introductory work to aid the Christian to think soberly about how Psalmody is handled in the word of God. This is not a scan or facsimile, and has been updated in modern English for easy reading. It also has an active table of contents for electronic versions.< Less
The Best Of Sherlock Holmes By Edited by David Kilgannon
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A collection of the best Sherlock Holmes short stories.
The Best Of Sherlock Holmes By Edited by David Kilgannon
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A collection of the best Sherlock Holmes short stories.