The Origins, History and Traditions of Hogmanay – as Reported in 1890

Posted on December 19th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

To celebrate Hogmanay, here’s a fascinating newspaper article from 1890 that explains the origins, history and traditions of Hogmanay.

historical newspaper report on hogmanay

Huddersfield Chronicle – Thursday 02 January 1890

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http://www.britishnewspaperarchive.co.uk/viewer/bl/0000167/18900102/038/0004