Berwick's Battle Against Drink 1830-1900

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The backlash against the drink culture in nineteenth-century Berwick-upon- Tweed which has parallels with stories in the media today. How the Victorians dealt with the problem. The rise of the Temperance Movement and the influence of Scotland on this English town.
Print version published 2010.

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About Wendy Bell Scott

Wendy Bell Scott was born in Ripon, Yorkshire and moved to North-Northumberland with her family while in her teens. At various times she has been a private music teacher, run her own craft business and taught history and creative writing to adults. She has been writing since the late 1970s, ranging through songs, non-fiction articles, a film script, plays, sketches, short stories, and two part-written novels.
Wendy has been researching local and family history for many years and gained an Open University degree in Humanities with History in 2003. She has one son and also brought up her niece and nephew, all of whom are now adults.

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robert burns reviewed on May 25, 2012

This is a must for those interested in social history, particularly for anyone interested in the Temperance Movement, its influence in Scotland and the border town of Berwick-upon-Tweed during the Victorian period. A very well researched publication.
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