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

Posted on October 30th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

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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