Bob Duckett's scientific contributions

Publications (9)

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This is an annotated list of articles and related matter relating to Branwell Brontë that have appeared in Brontë Society Transactions and Brontë Studies from 1895 to 2016.
Article
Featured here are edited transcriptions of the ‘Leyland Papers’: a collection of letters received by Francis Leyland, copies and drafts of letter sent by him, and notes on two visits he made to Haworth, dating from 1857 to 1886. These relate mostly to research Leyland made for his book, The Brontë Family, with Special Reference to Patrick Branwell...
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This article provides an account of the library at Ponden Hall, home of the influential Heaton family for nearly 400 years. Situated close to the Lancashire–Yorkshire border, it was used as a source of reading by the Brontë children in their formative years. The library was formed in the late eighteenth century and sold by auction in 1899. Reconstr...
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The long-established Heaton family of Ponden Hall (also known as Ponden House), 21/2 miles (4 km) west of Haworth, was important to the people of Haworth, the Brontë family included. This article considers the remarkable library at Ponden Hall to which the Brontës had access. Hitherto, the contents of this library have been known only by a poorly c...

Citations

... 14 Bob Duckett's splendid list of books at Ponden, however, does not include this title. 15 We have already noted that 'Surry' makes an appearance in 'A. G. A., The Death of' and as 'Surrey' in 'The Lay of the Last Minstrel'. ...