‘The Glorious 12th’ – the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Posted on August 11th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

As today is ‘the Glorious 12th’, here are newspaper stories from 1868 and 1934 that report on the start of the grouse-shooting season.

historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Hampshire Advertiser – Saturday 15 August 1868

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historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Western Times – Friday 24 August 1934

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historical newspaper report on The Glorious 12th - the Start of the Grouse-Shooting Season

Dundee Courier – Thursday 27 July 1950

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