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Halloween Party – Goblin Pie, Witch’s Brew, Hallow Fair Gingerbroad…

We love all these old recipes for the perfect Halloween Party!

Goblin Pie, Ghost Biscuits, Witch’s Brew, Midnight Cake, Hallow Fair Gingerbroad – yum!

And here is a blog post that highlights some Halloween traditions and superstitions – as reported in 19th Century newspapers.

historical newspaper report about halloween

Aberdeen Journal – Monday 30 October 1922

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000576/19221030/010/0002

historical newspaper report

Western Gazette – Friday 24 October 1930

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000407/19301024/094/0013

historical newspaper report about George Mortimer Pullman

Dundee Courier – Tuesday 30 October 1934

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000564/19341030/175/0011

historical newspaper report about George Mortimer Pullman

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