Minishant is a bonnie wee place
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Minishant is a bonnie wee place. Portrait of a Village by Henrietta and Hugh Douglas. Line drawings by Michael Ellis. Strathprint, 146 Broadway Peterborough. First Published 1982. Copyright Permission for display on this site granted by Hugh Douglas. You may view and download chapters of this book for personal research purposes only. No other distribution of this text is authorized. Click here for other books by Hugh Douglas. Cover: Mrs. Margaret Limond, was Minishant postmistress until she died aged 94.

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CONTENTS

DEDICATION
INTRODUCTION
MAP
1. AS I FIRST KNEW IT  Henrietta Douglas Page 1
2. NOT ON THE MAP  Hugh Douglas Page 9
3. THE MONK'S LAND  Hugh Douglas Page 14
4. THE LANDSCAPE CHANGES  Hugh Douglas Page 24
5. SMUG & SNUG VICTORIAN VILLAGE  Henrietta Douglas Page 32
6. NEW FACES, NEW HOUSES  Henrietta Douglas Page 43
7. GOODBYE TO 'MY' VILLAGE  Henrietta Douglas Page 62
8. MODERN MINISHANT Page 68
MINISHANT FOR THE CUP
ABOUT THE AUTHORS
PRINCIPAL HOUSES AND FARMS