Novel: historical notes

The following are chapter-by-chapter illustrated notes on the historical correctness of the novel. I have tried to avoid spoilers where possible:

Chapter One

Chapter Two

Chapter Three

Chapter Four

Chapter Five

Chapter Six

Chapter Seven

Chapter Eight

Chapter Nine

Chapters Ten and Eleven

Final chapters (no spoilers)

Other historical articles on this blog:

H.G. Wells in Stoke

A survey of the novels and fictions set in Stoke

“Staffordshire folk and their lore” (1896) — some extracts and notes

Some possible archaic survivals in North Staffordshire folklore

Fairies and Hobthursts around Leek

Staffordshire clogg almanacs


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