1872 in the United Kingdom

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1872 in the United Kingdom:
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Events from the year 1872 in the United Kingdom.

Incumbents[edit]

Events[edit]

Undated[edit]

  • Last recorded uses of the stocks for judicial punishment, at Newbury, Berkshire (11 June)[8] and Adpar, Newcastle Emlyn, west Wales.[9]
  • Exceptionally consistent rain brings the wettest calendar year on record over England and Wales with 1,284.9 millimetres (50.6 in) beating previous record from 1768 by 37.6 millimetres (1.5 in). The nearest approach since has been 2012 with 1,244.3 millimetres (49.0 in) and 2000 with 1,232.5 millimetres (48.5 in).[10]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Palmer, Alan; Veronica (1992). The Chronology of British History. London: Century Ltd. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-7126-5616-2. 
  2. ^ a b c Penguin Pocket On This Day. Penguin Reference Library. 2006. ISBN 0-14-102715-0. 
  3. ^ "Construction of the memorial, Royal Institute of British Architects". Retrieved 2011-08-26. 
  4. ^ Pearson, Lynn F. (2002). Piers and other seaside architecture. Princes Risborough: Shire. pp. 9–10. ISBN 0-7478-0539-3. 
  5. ^ Thorp, Jim (2009). Coal Mining in Morley. Nelson: Northern Mine Research Society. ISBN 978-0-901450-65-4. 
  6. ^ "BBC Inside Out — South West". BBC. 13 February 2006. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  7. ^ "Chesil Beach Shipwrecks". The Heritage Coast. Archived from the original on 21 November 2008. Retrieved 2008-11-02. 
  8. ^ Pettifer, Ernest W. (1992). Punishments of Former Days (2nd ed.). Winchester: Waterside Publishing. p. 102. ISBN 1-872870-05-8. 
  9. ^ May, John (1994). Reference Wales. Cardiff: University of Wales Press. ISBN 0-7083-1234-9. 
  10. ^ Hadley Centre England and Wales Precipitation

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