As today is ‘the Glorious 12th’, here are newspaper stories from 1868 and 1934 that report on the start of the grouse-shooting season.
Hampshire Advertiser – Saturday 15 August 1868
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Western Times – Friday 24 August 1934
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Dundee Courier – Thursday 27 July 1950
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