Thinking Forward through the Past: Prospecting for Urban Order in (Victorian) Public Parks
Churchill, D; Crawford, A; Barker, A;
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Supplementing familiar linear and chronological accounts of history, we delineate a novel approach that explores connections between past, present and future. Drawing on Koselleck, we outline a framework for analysing the interconnected categories of ‘spaces of experien... View more
16 A popular bat-and-ball game, played in the West Riding of Yorkshire, the object was to hit the ‘knor’ (a small ball) as far as possible with a stick (the ‘spell’); see: http://woodhousemooronline.com/?p=1352 17 West Yorkshire Archives Service (hereafter WYAS), LLC16/1/2, 26 May 1859; LM 28 May 1859, p.5. See also LM 11 August 1859, p.3
18 Leeds Central Library, L35L L517, 1867, p.4
19 WYAS, LLC16/1/2, 26 August 1859; 29 April 1860.
20 The Leeds Mercury supported what it saw as a judicious regulation of public space, ‘in the protection of the Moor for the general good’: 11 August 1859, p.3.