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****** WHIGS

... origin and etymology of the word Whigs.” The word Whig ” is a corruption of the Dutch word “wegge ” a cake. In a Dutch and French dictionary I find “wegge” —“peltit pain blanc ” (small white bread, etc). The Good Friday “ Whig ” is a very old institution in ...

Published: Friday 29 May 1936
Newspaper: Wells Journal
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 341 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

A Limp Sample mat foe I plumy stamps. for postage. food Whig exceedingly admirably adapted for general use, ..

... A Limp Sample mat foe I plumy stamps. for postage. food Whig exceedingly admirably adapted for general use, aspstially as a light iuPper repast. for *Duns, rl / 6 ALLEN V H -404. I RELISH' DELICIOL ,c. Tirit 1 11l be found most ocelynt as a sustaining ...

Published: Friday 02 August 1907
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Illustrated | Words: 70 | Page: 2 | Tags: none

Glastonbury British Legion Outing Club HAS ARRANGED A GUARANTEED VESTIBULE TRAIN TO Saturday, June 26th, 1937. ..

... Glastonbury British Legion Outing Club HAS ARRANGED A GUARANTEED VESTIBULE TRAIN TO Saturday, June 26th, 1937. Fare 16/6, Inc Whig and Programme. Make sure of Booking for this Wonderful Outing. Private Parties can be arranged or Weekly Payments taken at ...

Published: Friday 17 July 1936
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Advertisement | Words: 73 | Page: 4 | Tags: none

THE STUARTS

... began to talk about Tories and Whigs. The one was the origin of the Conservative party, the other of the Liberals. The names Tory and Whig had no particular meaning whatever. Tory was the name of an Irish bandit, and Whig of a Scottish cattle drover. ...

Published: Friday 04 November 1927
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 2329 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

74 WEDS 24

... again the Tory candidate. Col. Evan Baithe, the Whig member, did not seek re-election, and in his place Mr. Edward Prothero, one of the Common Council, was nominated by the old Whig Party. The new Whigs, however, declared him to be a Tory at heart, and ...

Published: Friday 01 November 1929
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1336 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

SOMERSET AND WEST OF ENGLAND ADVERTISER, FRIDAY DECEMBER 9 MEMBERS FOR WELLS SHEPTON MALLET PETTY SESSIONS. ..

... Waterloo. In 1818 and 182i0 Whigs and Tories share the representation of the ancient city, Taylor (W) apparently being the senior'member and John Paine Tndway (T) the junior, without opposition. In 1826 three Tories and one Whig fought for two seats with ...

Published: Friday 09 December 1927
Newspaper: Wells Journal
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 2078 | Page: 8 | Tags: none

ORIGIN OF PARTY NAMES

... (later James In to the throne. It was in the reign of Queen Anne that the terms Whig and Tory were first used in speaking of the two great parties in Parliament. Later the Whigs came to be known as Liberals and the Tories as Conservatives. ...

Published: Friday 05 October 1917
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 102 | Page: 6 | Tags: none

Endo d dadr

... ed crowns: and a Street Whig. named Joseph White, was taken unconscious into Cyrus Clark's house. The Street constable (Sir Robert Peel's reforms had scarcely reached Somerset), a stout and worthy man named Josiah White. a Whig like the rest, and like ...

Published: Friday 10 October 1941
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 844 | Page: 3 | Tags: none

Jack Blandiver writes Many old friends in the Cathedral City will be interested to hear tidings of Mr. William E

... William Taylor (Whig). This split representation continued until the Reform Bill of 1832, when the Tudways had faded out of political life and two Whigs were returned, Norman Lamont with 169 votes and John Lee with 167. There was even a third Whig candidate ...

Published: Friday 20 April 1945
Newspaper: Central Somerset Gazette
County: Somerset, England
Type: Article | Words: 1001 | Page: 4 | Tags: none