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Beekeeping in Victorian Nottinghamshire 1837-1901

By Stuart John Ching

This excellently researched book is not only of interest to Nottinghamshire beekeepers but to all who have an interest in the history of beekeeping. The long years of Queen Victoria’s reign was an important time in the development of the craft and its organisation.

The wide ranging contents are a mixture of longer extracts from contemporary sources complimented by shorter items which add much to this marvellous picture of Victorian beekeeping.  For example the theft of hives were rewarded by jail terms, often with hard labour and solitary confinement. Would this deter the bee rustlers of today?

Beekeeping in Victorian Nottinghamshire joins David Charles title on Somerset beekeeping as a must read for all those interested in the development of the craft.

Beekeeping in Victorian Nottinghamshire 1837-1901

By Stuart John Ching

Publisher

Northern Bee Books

Year

2018

Edition

1s Edition

Binding

Paperback

Pagination

282

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