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Bostock E.H, Menageries, Circuses,Theatres, (Benjamin Blom, London 1927)
Apperson, George Latimer, Dictionary of Proverbs, Marin Mansor(ed.), Stephen Curtis(ed.) (Wordsworth, Ware 2006)
Auckland Star, Rorahi XXIII, Putanga 108, 7 Haratua 1892
Aysough, Samuel, Shakespeare, An index to the remarkable passages and words made use of by Shakespeare (Stockdale, London 1791)
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England) Monday, May 29, 1893; Issue 10901
Birmingham Daily Post (Birmingham, England), Saturday, September 28, 1889; Issue 9754
Boase, Frederick, Modern English Biography, Vol II (Netherton and Worth, 1897
Brown, Maria Ward, The Life of Dan Rice (Brown 1901)
Bunyan, John, The pilgrim's progress (Barrett, London 1795)
Carey, Rev H.F.(Ed) The poetical works of Alexander Pope with a biographical notice of the author (London 1839)
Caldecott, Thomas (ed), Hamlet, and As you like it: A specimen of a new edition of Shakespeare, (Murray, London 1822)
Clarke,John S., Circus Parade (JM Classics, 2008)
Daily News (London, England) Saturday, January 6, 1872; Issue 8016
Daily News (London, England) Monday, January 14, 1850; Issue 1135
Daily News (London, England) Tuesday, October 16, 1866; Issue 6380
Debord , Guy, The Society of the Spectacle (Rebel Press, London 1983) Ken Knab (Trans.)
Dickens, Charles, Uncommercial Traveller, (Chapman and Hall, London 1861) p23
Endleman, Todd M., The Jews of Britain 1656 to 2000 (University of California, Berkeley 2002)
The Era (London, England) Sunday, April 4, 1847; Issue 445
The Era (London, England) Sunday, October 31, 1847; Issue 475
The Era (London, England) Saturday, August 18, 1894; Issue 2917
The Era (London, England) Saturday, October 20, 1894; Issue 2926
Essex Records Office, D/DVf/12 Level: Category Estate and Family records. Dates of Creation 22 July 1756 Scope and Content Copy of Will: refers to land residing at Beckwith Green in Braintree.
Essex Records Office, Sale/B5415, Sales Catalogue, and Essex Records Office, D/DU 668, Letters and Papers of Charles Clark of Great Totham Press
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland) Thursday, September 3, 1846
Freeman's Journal and Daily Commercial Advertiser (Dublin, Ireland) Friday, October 8, 1847
Frost, Thomas, Circus Life and Circus Celebrities (London: Chatto and Windus, 1881)
Frost, Thomas, Old Showmen and the London Fairs, (BiblioBazaar, 2008) orginally published 1874 by Tinsley brothers, London
Fuller, Thomas, The History of the Worthies of England Vol I (Nichols, London 1811)
The Gentleman's Magazine, July 1825 pp173-4
Gerth H.H., and Mills, C. Wright, Status, Class and Party in Max Weber: Essays in Sociology, International Library of Sociology (Routledge 1998)
Gilbey, Sir Walter, Animal Painters of England from the Year 1650 (BiblioBazaar, LLC 2009)
Gerthm H.H.and Wright Mills, C., Status, Class and Party in Max Weber: Essays in Sociology, International Library of Sociology (Routledge 1998)
Glasgow Herald (Glasgow, Scotland) Monday, November 1, 1847; Issue 4670
Hackwood, Frederick W., William Hone: His Life and Times (Unwin, London 1912)
Hampshire Telegraph and Sussex Chronicle etc (Portsmouth, England) Saturday, October 30, 1847; Issue 2508
Herbert, Trevor, The British brass band: a musical and social history (Oxford University press, 2000)
Hone, William, The every-day book, or, The guide to the year (Hone, London 1825)
Hone, William, Vol II (Hone, London 1837) Dedication
Inglis, Fred , A Short History of Celebrity (Princeton University 2010)
Ipswich Journal (Ipswich, England) Saturday, May 8, 1847; Issue 5635
Ipswich Journal (Ipswich, England) Saturday, September 30, 1848; Issue 5708
Ipswich Journal (Ipswich, England) Saturday, October 20, 1894; Issue 9467
Jackson's Oxford Journal (Oxford, England) Saturday, November 27, 1847; Issue 4935
Jerrold, Walter, Thomas Hood: His Life and Times (Haskell House, 1907)
Kenney, James , Raising the wind: a farce, in two act (Cumberland, London 1835)
Koenigsberger, Kurt, The Novel and the Menagerie (Ohio State University, Columbus 2007)
Kreilkamp, Ivan, Dying Like a Dog in Great Expectations in Victorian Animal Dreams - Representations of Animals in Victorian Literature and Culture, ed. Deborah Denenholz Morse and Martin A. Danahay (Ashgate, Aldershot 2007)
Lamb, Charles, That the Worst Puns are the Best reprinted in The Essays of Elia, (Moxon, London 1833)
Lawrence, Rose(ed), Homer, Cameos from the antique; or, The cabinet of mythology, Alexander Pope(Tran), (Evan, Chegwin, Hall, Liverpool 1831)
Liverpool Mercury etc (Liverpool, England) Friday, January 15, 1847; Issue 1863
Liverpool Mercury etc (Liverpool, England) Friday, April 2, 1847
Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England) Sunday, December 26, 1897; Issue 2875
Maddocks, Sydney, Commercial Road, The Copartnership Herald , Vol. II, no. 21 (November 1932)
Mechanics' Magazine, Museum, Register, Journal and Gazette, No. 276 Nov 22nd 1828
Morning Chronicle (London, England) Wednesday, August 11, 1847; Issue 24274
Morning Chronicle (London, England) Monday, September 25, 1848; Issue 24626
Musical World, No. 39 Vol. XIX, 26th September 1844
Newcastle Courant etc (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England) Friday, August 1, 1845; Issue 8904
Newcastle Courant etc (Newcastle-upon-Tyne, England) Friday, April 2, 1847; Issue 8991
Northern Star and National Trades' Journal (Leeds, England) Saturday, September 30, 1848; Issue 571
North Wales Chronicle (Bangor, Wales) Tuesday, July 11, 1848; Issue 1113
Offor, George (Ed), The Works of John Bunyan: Experimental, doctrinal, and practical, Vol II, (Blackie, Glasgow, 1861)
Penny Illustrated Paper and Illustrated Times, Saturday, March 26, 1892; pg. 194; Issue 1608
Pope, Alexander, An Essay on Man (Tegg, London 1811)
Preece, Rod, Awe for the tiger, love for the lamb: a chronicle of sensibility to animals (UBC Press, Vancouver 2002)
Preston Guardian etc (Preston, England) Saturday, April 10, 1847; Issue 1806
Rappaport, Helen, Queen Victoria a Biographical Comparison (ABC-Clio, California 2003)
Royal Academy of Arts - a complete dictionary of contributors and their work from its foundation in 1769 to 1904, Vol. II CARROLL TO DYER ( H. Graves and co 1906)
No author, Fearful Accident Broadsheet (F.3.a.13(115)), Scottish National Library (Menzies, circa 1835)
No author, Obituary - Mr Wombwell, The Gentleman's Magazine, Vol. 189, March 1851
Pubs, Inns, Taverns and Beerhouses in the Wirksworth Area 1821-46, (Wirksworth Parish Records 1600-1900)
Selborne, Alfred, The Sporting Looker-On and Reflector extract reproduced in The New Sporting Magazine, Charles James Apperley, [possibly] Editor. Vol 16, January 1839, pp147-9
Sage, George, An Old Staffordshire Musician, Birmingham Daily Post, 19 August 1870
Schlicke, Paul, Dickens and Popular Entertainment (Unwin Hyman, London 1988) p145
Sun(New York), October 27, 1893
Taylor, John, Wit and Mirth (1628)
Weller, Edward, Map of London1868,
Will of George Wombwell, Gentleman of Commercial Road , Middlesex (National Archives, Catalogue reference: PROB 11/2126)
World's Fair, 5th December 1936
Youatt, William, The Horse: with a treatise on draught (Baldwin and Craddock, 1831) from the Library of Useful Knowledge, Farmers Series