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Quiz – How Well Do You Know Elizabeth Gaskell’s House? Part 3

This six-part quiz will test your knowledge of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. We will be posting four questions a week for six weeks, each week based on a different room or area of the House. The answers can all be found within our...

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Six Famous Visitors to 84 Plymouth Grove

The Gaskells were acquainted with numerous well-known people of the nineteenth century including writers, artists, musicians and many influential figures. We know they met many of these people both at home and abroad and we know that some of them visited the...

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Quiz – How Well Do You Know Elizabeth Gaskell’s House? Part 2

This six-part quiz will test your knowledge of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. We will be posting four questions a week for six weeks, each week based on a different room or area of the House. The answers can all be found within our...

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Quiz – How Well Do You Know Elizabeth Gaskell’s House? Part 1

This six-part quiz will test your knowledge of Elizabeth Gaskell’s House. We will be posting four questions a week for six weeks, each week based on a different room or area of the House. The answers can all be found within our...

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The Secret Life of Edward Higgins: The Squire’s Story

The Squire’s Story was published in the Extra Christmas Number of Dickens’ Household Words in December 1853. After looking at some interesting Welsh locations in The Well of Penmorfa and The Doom of the Griffiths Elizabeth returns to her childhood home in...

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