This book, by John Harland and T. T. Wilkinson was first published at Manchester in 1873, and this paperback reprint is a facsimile of that edition. The book consists of six parts, and an appendix, as follows:
1). Legends and traditions, especially those associated with ancient mansions.
2). Pageants, maskings, and mummings, including the pageant of the Preston Guild.
3). Sports and games.
4). Legal and popular punishments; stocks, whipping posts, ducking stools, etc.
5). Popular rhymes, .......