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which was published by Tickhill & District Local History Society in September 2014.

The website contains only new material not published in the book.

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12 - HIGH DAYS and HOLIDAYS

In the past, the pleasures of life were much simpler than they are today; long working hours meant people had little time for leisure activities. However, there were many days in the year, often determined by the church calendar or seasonal and national events, when the people of Tickhill focused their energies and imagination on their High Days and Holidays.

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Harvest Festival photo p. 232

Plough Monday 1947