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An Index of the Contents of the Transactions for the Years 1991-2000

A.K., 1., Yorkshire Day at Filey . Report of dialect event, Nowt so queer as fowk , held 1st August 1992 at Sun Lounge, Filey. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 37-38.

A.K., 2., Book Review. Christabel Burniston, Life in a Liberty Bodice , “personal nostalgia for a …Yorkshire childhood…becomes a…piece of social documentation.” 1992. p. 41.

AMERICAN DIALECT SOCIETY. 1994. Pt XCIV . Vol. XVIII. Pp 31-33.

Anonymous (possibly c. 1840), To a Covey of Moorgame , Poem in North Riding dialect, similar to Robert Burns’s ” Wee sleeket, cowrin tim’rous beastie …” 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 43-44.

Baurley, George L., (“A Y.D.S. member livi ng at Dessau in the borderland between High and Low German speech.”), A Yorkshireman ‘s Excursion into English and German , “Da opp de Grauwe, buttenut, Wu’t Dorp te ennegait…” 1993. Pt XCIIL Vol. XVIII, pp, 31-39.

Barker, Donald, The Language of Storr Hill Side, Wike(I) , 1993. Pt XCIIL Vol. XVIII. pp 40-55.

Battye, Wilfred, Carol Singin’ i ‘Omfo’th . Prose piece in Holme Valley dialect. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 60-61.

Beaumont, Ernest, 1., Mi Fust Day dahn t’ Pit . Piece in West Riding dialect on first day in the mining industry: “Ah left a bit o’ muck rahnd mi een fer t’other kids ter see…Ah felt like a reight man.” 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 49-50.

Beaumont, Ernest, 2., Thoughts of a Miner . Poem in West Riding dialect: “Cos termorrer, once agen, We’ll bi mooare like mooales ne r men.” 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. p. 51.

Bemrose, Audrey, Contentment . Poem in East Riding dialect. “As ya cum ower t’Woads …there’s a change i’ the air ya can sme ll.” 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p. 56.

Bielby, Irwin, an “anecdote” (“muck-plugger “). 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p.49 bottom. BOLTON AREA DIALECT. 1998, Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 53-55; 1999. PtXCIX. Vol. XIX. pp 52-55.

BOOTH, E(DWARD) C(HARLES), Yorkshire writer, “Laureate of Holderness”. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 7-12; also: pp 52-54.

Brears, Peter, Yorkshire Food in Dialect Verse . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 13-21.

Breeze, Andrew, L, A Welsh Etymology for South Midlands ‘Dilling’ , Darling . 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 41-43.

Breeze, Andrew, 2., An Irish Etymology for Northern Middle English ‘Nevyn’ ,Pearl. 1996. PtXCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 53-56.

Breeze, Andrew, 3., The Origin of the Name ‘Deira’ . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 35-39.

Breeze, Andrew, 3., The Name of the River Cover, near Wensleydale . 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol XIX. pp 42-45.

Breeze, Andrew, 4., The Names of Yorkshire’s Cray Beck, River Balder and River Nidd. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 27-33

Brooks, Harry P., 1., ‘Illtop ‘Ooam. Poem in West Riding dialect. 1992. PtXCII. Vol. XVIII. p.51.

Brooks, Harry P., 2., Ont Jennit’ Advice . (“Ont Jennit” = Aunt Janet). Poem in West Riding dialect. 1992. Pt XCIL Vol. XVIII. p.51.

Brooks, Harry P., 3., T’ Navvy ‘Ahses . Poem in West Riding dialect: mixed memories of stone-built “Navvy Houses”. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 59-61.

Brooks, Harry P., T’ Scrat ‘All Boggard . Poem in West Riding dialect. 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 71-72.

BURNISTON, CHRISTABEL. Yorkshire writer . 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp7-12.

Busch, Wilhelm, Max und Moritz , translated into West Riding dialect. 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 60-72.

Cade, Veronica, A Dialect Test . News of test to ascertain dialect knowledge among schoolchildren in York, Selby, Ricall, Cawood and North Duffield. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 13-18.

CENTENARY GREETINGS (from Dalesman , East Riding Dialect Society [in dialect verse], Yorkshire Society, Yorkshire Ridings Societ y, North Yorkshire Moors Association). 1997. Centenary Issue. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp8-12.

Chevillet, Francois, 1., Dialectology and The Computer Developed Linguistic Atlas of England 1. Reviews work of Professor Wolfgang Viereck in “dialectometry” i.e. “areal dialectology” as opposed to “traditional” “linear dialectology”. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 35- 37.

Chevillet, Francois, 2., A Franco-Tykish Etymological Medley (Note: “Tyke” = Yorkshire person; “Tykish” = Yorkshire dialect). Traces some French-derived words in Yorkshire dialect. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 30-34.

Chevillet, Francois, 3., Dialect Studies in France . “For example, Brest University is interested in Breton, Lille University in Flemish, the Un iversities of Bordeaux and Toulouse in Basque. Grenoble university… houses a very active dialectological centre…The Dauphine is a transition between ‘occitan alpin’…and ‘francop rovençal’…In 10 years’ time, there will be hardly any traces of patois left in Franc e.” 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol XIX. pp 25-27

COAL MINING – see MINING.

CORNISH DIALECT (of English). 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII p. 61.

Costello, Miles, A Glance at the Dialect Societies . A Sussex dialect enthusiast mentions the former Lancashire Dialect Society, Y.D.S., Lakeland Dialect Society, Northumbrian Language Society, the Edwin Waugh (“pronounced, so they tell me, ‘Woff”) Dialect Society, and the American Dialect Society (MacMurry College, Jacksonville, Illinois). 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

Cowley, Bill, 1., Poetic Quality in Dialect Verse . Quotes examples of Dorset, and Gloucestershire dialect, as well as Yorkshire di alect writers. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp. 6-18.

Cowley, Bill, 2., Brenda Harks English (1897-1991) : A Tribute: Wrote in dialect of Whitby area. Article quotes address to a mole (the subterranean mammal Talpa europaea ): “Mowdiwarp, Mowdiwarp,/Thoo’s been a-rowin’/Under me green peas,/An’ hindered ‘em growin’ ” 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 17 – 23.

Cowley, Bill, 3., Epitaph for a Countryman . Poem in North Riding dialect. “Thoo’s warked for lang eneeaf – noo bide i’ peace/I’ th’ chotch-garth ere.” 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p. 54.

Cowley, Bill, 4., Jottings from a North Riding Dialect Notebook . “Ah rave it oot os yon awd yak tthree (oak tree) ‘at wa felled.” 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. p.52.

Danby, Jack, 1., see 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 36-37.

Danby, Jack, 2., Both Sides of the Ouse . “But there are some Yorkshire authors who have had, so to speak, a foot on both sides of the [River] Ouse, who have written with discernment about places as different as the Holme Valley and Holderness …” Acco unts of the writers Christabel Burniston, Austin Hyde, Ruth Hedger, Walter Turner, and Edward Charles Booth. 1995. PtXCV. Vol. XVIII. pp7-12.

Danby, Jack, 3., The Rate for the Job . Concerns working conditions and pay for a live-in farm labourer born 1897. 1997. PtXC VII. Vol. XIX. pp 63-64.

Danby, Jack, 4., Jack Danby’s East Riding Journey . Map shown at YDS meeting at Selby, 10 October 1998, guiding audience to writers wh o have made a contribution to the dialect literature of East Yorkshire. Ex tracts from one of Walter Turner ‘s “Goodies” tales (1912), from Austin Hyde’s poem Home Thoughts from France 1916 , and Q. Nicholas’s poem Roll of Honour . 1998. Pt XCVIIL Vol. XDC pp 43-48.

Dent, Ruth, 1., Book Review. Kirkbridge Kaleidoscope by Michael Park (selection of “Seth and Tom” dialect stories from BBC Radio York). 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII p. 49.

Dent, Ruth, 2., Book Review. Here a Little, There a Little , by Christine Thistlethwaite; a book of dialect and other poems, from Rimington, fo rmerly in Yorkshire. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. p 49.

Dent, Ruth, 3., The Y.D.S. at Ryedale Folk Museum . 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 35-36. Photo of Irwin Bielby sharpening a scythe, p. 34.

Dent, Ruth, 4., A Tribute to Bill Cowley (1915-1994), with photo p. 51.1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 50-52.

Dent, Ruth Harrison, 5., Kessmas Singin’ . Poem in North Riding dialect. Concerning the singing from house to house of Christmas carols. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 56-59.

Dent, Ruth Harrison, It could Ooanly ‘Appen ti t’ Vet . Poem in North Riding dialect. ” ‘Perhaps thoo’ll just show me the coo,’/ Ower here,’ he says, ‘bud lad, thoo’s too leeate,/ Sh’caulved wi’oot waitin’ fer thoo! ” 1998. PtXCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 73-76.

Dewhirst, Ian, 1., The Public Readings of John Hartley, Benjamin Preston and Edwin Waugh . 1993. Pt XCIII. Vol. XVIII. pp 17-25.

Dewhirst, Ian, 2., Book Review. Laming, Douglas, In Lincolnshire Long Ago , Account of a Horncastle, Lincolnshire, childhood in the 1920s, reminding readers that the local poet, Alfred Tennyson, also wrote in Lincolnshire dialect. 1995. Pt XCV Vol. XVIII. p. 51.

Dewhirst, Ian, 3., Book Review. Briggflats Revisited: A Tribute to Basil Bunting , edited by Gerald England. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. p. 52.

Dewhirst, Ian, 4., The Howorth, Cowenheead, an Bogthorn Almenak (1873-1879) . Examples, by William Wright of Keighley, of this once-popul ar genre (“Howorth” = Haworth); “in an often crude rendition of the local vernacular”. Illustrated with quaint and decorative 1873 cover design, page 30.1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 30-34.

Dewhirst, Ian, 5., Book Review. Yorkshire Words Today: A Glossary of Regional Dialect , by David Paynter, Clive Upton, and J.D.A. Widd owson. 1998. Pt XCVIIL Vol. XIX. p. 57.

Dewhirst, Ian, 6., Book Review. On Ilkla Moor baht ‘At: The Story of the Song , by Arnold Kellett. 1998. Pt XCVIIL Vol. XIX. pp 58-59.

Dewhirst, Ian, 6., Dialect in the Yorkshire Coalmines , 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 45-48. Also see under MINING. EAST ANGLIAN DIALECT. 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII. p.51-53.

Ellis, Stanley, 1., Book Review. Rene Kontic, Dialects in East Anglia and the South East of England . [Apparently, at Long Sutton, Lines., where this indexer used to live, a donkey was called a "pronkus", but not far away near Kings Lynn was a "dicky" or an "ass".] 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII, pp 51-53.

Ellis, Stanley, 2., 40 Years On: Is Dialect Dead? Memories of work on Survey of English Dialects 1952, leading to assertion that local sp eech, even if not “dialect”, is still very much alive. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 6-16.

Ellis, Stanley, 3., Honorary Secretary’s Report for 1992 . “One thing I am no good at is knowing the titles and content of dialect poems wh ere someone recalls a line of verse said to them by their grandmothers. I always suspect most of them come from John Hartley s … works.” 1993. Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII p.5.

Ellis, Stanley, 4., Gwen Wade, B.E.M. Observing award of “British Empire Medal” in Queen’s New Year Honours List for 1993. Photo p. 56.1993. Pt XCIII. Vol. XVIII pp. 56-57.

Ellis, Stanley, 5., Book Review. Survey of English Dialects: The Dictionary and Grammar , by Clive Upton, David Parry, & J.D. A.Widdowson. “What …astonishes us is that archaic forms of grammar often attributed only to the 16th cent ury by literary texts appear to have been alive and well when this enquiry was made [in the 1950s]:” 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 40-44.

Ellis, Stanley, 6., Book Review. Storr Hill Side 1870-1980 , by Donald Barker. A local history. 1994. Pi XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 45-47.

Ellis, Stanley, 7., Where Do You Come From? An Excursion into Forensic Linguistics. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 19- 29.

Ellis, Stanley, 8., Book Review. Note on the Life and Work of Yorkshire Novelist KC.Booth 1872-1954 , compiled by Mary MacDonald. Booth is dubbed “the laureate of the Holderness district”. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 52-54.

Ellis, Stanley, 9., Review of Audio Cassette. A Taste of Morley , by Dr John Howden & Alan Austerfield. “The dialect is good local, identifiably not Leeds”. 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. p. 62.

Ellis, Stanley, 10., Gwen Wade, BEM, 1904-1996 . PtXCVL Vol. XIX, Tribute to distinguished Y.D.S. member. 1996. Pt XC VI. Vol. XIX. pp 64-66.

Ellis, Stanley, 11., Book Review. A Grammar of the Dialect of the Bolton Area, Part I. Introduction and Phonology , by Graham Shorrocks. 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 53-55.

Ellis, Stanley, 12., Book Review. A Grammar of the Dialect of the Bolton Area, Part II. Morphology and Syntax , by Graham Shorrocks. 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX pp 52-55.

EWING, MRS (JULIANA), children’s writer. Include s portrait p. 31.1999. Pt XCIX .Vol XIX. pp 29-38.

FOREST OF DEAN DIALECT. 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 31-42.

GARLIC LANE , verse drama by John Waddington-Feather, set in 1950s Keighley (announcement of) 1999 PtXCIX Vol XIX p.56

GATESHEAD-UPON-TYNE DIALECT. 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII. p. 35.

GLOUCESTERSHIRE DIALECT. 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. Pp 31-42.

Haigh, Joyce, Clearin’ Aht under t’ Stairs . Poem in West Riding dialect. 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII p.64.

Halliday, Don, Kith an’ Kin . Poem in West Riding dialect; ‘E answered me I’ foreign tongue./ It seems ‘e wor a Swede,/ And sum o’t’ wo’ds Ah understood,/Mine an’ ‘is agreed. 1999 PtXCIX Vol. XIX pp 57-58

HALLIDAY, W.J., once acting headmaster of P udsey Grammar School, former editor of Y.D.S. Transactions and Y.D.S. Presid ent. 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX. p.60.

Halliday, W.J., T’Sperrins (“old Yorkshire word for marriage banns”). Poem in West Riding dialect, reprinted from Transactions, 1931. 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX. p.60.

HARTLEY, JOHN. 19th century dialect poet. Advert facsimile with portrait p.22. 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII. pp. 17-25.

Harwood, Marjorie, Hicra Picra . Phrase used for certain home-made remedies. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p.37.

HEDGER, RUTH. Yorkshire writer. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp7~12.

Hemsworthy, Alan, & Kellett, Arnold (translators), Max und Moritz . 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 60-72.

Hicks, T.H., The Ways of Transgressors . Poem in North Riding dialect. Perils of bee-keeping in unsettled weather. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p.55.

Hirst, F.W., A Deep Grave . Poem in West Riding dialect, beginning “Little mahse, wot ivver a’ ta dooin’ dahn ‘eeare i’t’pit?” 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p. 52.

Hudleston, N.A., An East Riding Legend . Poem in East Riding dialect, concerning reputed buried treasure. 1994. Pt XC IV. Vol. XVIII. pp 57-59.

HYDE, AUSTIN. Yorkshire writer, East Riding di alect writer. 1995. PtXCV. Vol. XVIII. pp7~12; 1998. Pt XCVIIL Vol. XIX. pp 43-48.

INDEX TO TRANSACTIONS OF THE YORKSHIRE DIALECT SOCIETY 1898-2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. A basic overview with volume, par t and page number; shows indebtedness over the years to certain prolific writers. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 55-84.

Jones, Melvyn, West Riding Dialect in the Stones of Juliana Ewing, Victorian Children’s Writer . 1999 Pt XCIX Vol XIX pp29~38.

JORDAN, MRS ETHEL. Photograph s and caption. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. p. 48.

Kellett, Arnold, L, David Lewis: ‘The Yorkshire Burns’ . “He call’d to see a good awd deeame, ‘At monny a time had trigg’d his wame [filled his stomach]” 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII. pp 38-40.

Kellett, Arnold, 2., Book Review. T’ Lords mi Sheppard: Yorkshire Dialect Bible Readings , edited by T.M. Cluderay. Includes Kit Calvert’s versions of Bible extracts in Wensleydale dialect. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 49-50.

Kellett, Arnold, 3., Television Programme Review, Think of England (Episode 3) televised BBC2, 29th October 1991. “The programme at least had the merit of providing a glimpse of the YDS in action to an audience [of] milli ons”. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. p. 50.

Kellett, Arnold, 4., The Varieties of English extended Book Review of Francois Chevillet, Les Varietes de l’Anglais . As well as dealing with England, the book covers the local Englishes of Wales, Ireland, Scotland, the U.S.A. and elsewh ere. 1992. PtXCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 24-27.

Kellett, Arnold, 5., Christmas Fettlin’ . Poem in West Riding dial ect. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p. 52.

Kellett, Arnold, 6., The Origins and Evolution of Christmas . “Turkeys were [first] landed in Yorkshire by William Strickl and, who had sailed to the New World…to…Boynton near Bridlington, where the church contains commemo rative turkeys – carved in wood.” [Indexer's remark: Turkey as crest also on Strickland co at of arms, Deerhurst, Gloucestershire], 1994. PtXCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp7~15.

Kellett, Arnold, 7. (editor), compiled by Jack Danby, An East Riding Dialect Quiz . Asking for translation of such as the following: “Ah’ll deea ni mair awhahle AhVe etten mi looance.” 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 36-37.

Kellett, Arnold, 8., Salute to the E(ast) R(id ing) D(ialect) S(ociety) . 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p. 38.

Kellett, Arnold., 9,, Book Review. Old Stones, Old Fields, Old Farms – A History of the Snilesworth Area, by Bill Cowley . Some dialect, much interest in local archaeology. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol XVIII. p. 48.

Kellett, Arnold, 10., How is SYD (Survey of Yorkshire Dialect) Getting along? 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 46-47.

Kellett, Arnold, 11., Book Review. Chevillet, Francois, Histoire de la Langue Anglaise . anticipated: 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p. 49. reviewed: 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. p. 49.

Kellett, Arnold, 12., Book Review. Yorkshire Days , by Nicholas Rhea (Peter N. Walker). Concerning special days, such as St. Agnes Eve, traditionally celebrated in Yorkshire and elsewhere. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. p. 50.

Kellett, Arnold, 13., Burns and Broad Yorkshire . The Scottish poet Robert Burns as a champion of dialect writing. 1996. Pt XCVL Vol. XIX. pp 49-51.

Kellett, Arnold, 14., How should we Spell Yorkshire Dialect? 1997. PtXCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 51- 56.

Kellett, Arnold, 15., The Editor looks back to the Tran sactions of Half a Century Ago . A look at the 1947 edition. 1997. Pt XCVII.Vol.XIX. pp 68-70.

Kellett, Arnold, 16,, Book Review. Goin tu t’ Spaws , selected and edited by Muriel Shackleton. Yorkshire Dialect Society centenary publication of anthology of dialect prose and verse from the Summer Bulletin, 1955-1976. (“T’ Spaws” is from “Spa”, applied to annual seaside holidays). 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. p. 71.

Kellett, Arnold, 17., Book Review. Clive Upton & J.D.A.Widdowson, An Atlas of English Dialects . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. p. 73.

Kellett, Arnold, 18., Book Review. Rivers of the Ridings: Essays in Etymology , by Bill Cowley. A posthumously published book of poet ry. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 73-74.

Kellett, Arnold, 19., notice of forthcoming publication, A Companion Guide to Sussex Dialect , by Richard Coates. 1997, PtXCVII. Vol. XIX. p.75.

Kellett, Arnold, 20., A Tribute to Ahr Jooa . Poem in West Riding dialect, refers to Professor Joseph Wright, founder of Y.D.S.: “But Jooa luved still/ T’ dialect words of ‘is younger years/ I’ Thackley, Idle an’ Saltaire Mill.” 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 78-79.

Kellett, Arnold, 21., Editorial : “Included this time is a long translation in West Riding dialect of the German poem Max und Moritz ,…a little German classic…at the request of the…linguist, Professor Manfred Gorlach…w ho is seeking translations…i nto every possible language and dialect.” 1998.

Kellett, Arnold, 22., West Riding Dialect Plays . Some extracts from Mrs Hilda Waddington’s work, Halifax, 1959, etc. “Ah’m flaid ‘e’ll bi i’ bother somewheeare…” 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 49-52.

Kellett, Arnold, 23., Journal Review. Ideologies dans le Monde Anglo-Saxon , edited by Frangois Chevillet. “[A long article in issue no. 10] is surely the most thorough investigation of its names that Guiseley ha s so far received.” 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. p. 56.

Kellett, Arnold, 24., see Hemsworth, Alan.

Kellett, Arnold, 25., Dialect in Knaresborough in the 1790s . 1999. PtXCIX. Vol. XIX. pp 39-41.

Kellett, Arnold, 26., Book Review. Lexical Erosion in English Regional Dialects , by Clive Upton & J.D.A.Widdowson. 1999. PtXCIX. Vol. XIX. pp 51-52.

Kellett, Arnold, 27., Book Review. Journal of the Lakeland Dialect Society (Diamond Jubilee Edition 1999). 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX. p. 55.

Kellett, Arnold, 28., On Ilkla Mooar baht ‘At . A short history of the world-famous “Yorkshire Anthem” and the origins of the music in a Met hodist hymn tune. Includes facsimile of the manuscript copy of the tune, ‘Cranbrook’. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 34-41.

Kellett, Arnold, 29., Book Review. The Man who made Beamish: An Autobiography , by Frank Atkinson. Concerns founder of open air working museum (transplanted st reet and tram, etc.) near Chester-le-Street, Co. Durham. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp42-43.

Kellett, Arnold, 30., Book Review. Staithes: Chapters from the History of a Seafaring Town , by John Howard. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. p. 43.

Kellett, Arnold, 31., Book Review. An Anthology of Yorkshire Dialect Poems , edited by Don Halliday. Concerning poems in West Riding dialec t, with a 5-page glossary. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. p. 44.

KNARESBOROUGH. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 45-46.

LAKELAND DIALECT SOCIETY. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

LANCASHIRE DIALECT SOCIETY. 1992. Pt XCII. Vo l. XVIII. pp 28-30. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

Leach, Walter, A Tribute to the Late Arthur Kinder . Chairman of the Yorkshire Dialect Society 1993-1999. Includes colour photo of A.K. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 8-10.

Leary, Nigel, Ah Can’t Gerraway from Coal . Poem in West Riding dialect. “Black diamonds an’ me a’ best mates.” 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII pp. 62-63.

Le Feve, Arnaud, see Rhodes, Barrie M, No. 2. Levitt, John, Valediction , being a version of the editorial of the last edition of The Journal of the Lancashire Dialect Society . The item refers to the decline in the universities of an interest in historical linguistics – dubbed “philology” by way of an insult! “The death of dialect has been proclaimed often enough…Joseph Wright…thought he had managed his English Dialect Dictionary just in time…and Skeat disbanded the Engl ish Dialect Society even earlier.” 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 28-30.

Lewis, David (died 1858), Elegy on the Death of a Frog . Poem in dialect, similar to Robert Burns’s Wee sleeket, cowrin’ tim’rous beastie … 1991. PtXCI. Vol. XVII. pp 41-42.

LYKE WAKE DIRGE. 1997. PtXCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 57-62.

Martin Sidney, 1., Impressions of the Society’s Visit to Knaresborough for the A.G.M. (9 March 1991) and the Walkabout led by Arnold Kellett . Poem in dialect. 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII. pp 46-46.

Martin, Sidney, 2., Changing Scene . Poem in Dialect (York), Refers to “Bethil” (=Bethel) Nonconformist Chapel. 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII p. 65.

Martin, Sydney, 3., Men of Few Words … Imagined dialogue in East Riding dialect at Driffield hiring fair, early 20th century. 1992. Pt XCIL Vol. XVIII. pp 48-49.

Martin, Sidney, 4., Lament for a Wold Waggoner’s Horse . Poem in East Riding dialect: Pleeafin’ [ploughing] wivoot ‘im…1996. Pt XCVL Vol. XIX. p.70.

MAX UND MORITZ (1865, German “little classic” narrative verse by Wilhelm Busch). 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 60-72.

MERITON’S YORKSHIRE DIALOGUE. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX, pp 57-62.

MINING VOCABULARY (hurrier, etc.). 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. p.5.; (motty, etc.) 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 47-48; dialect account of mining work. 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 49-50.

Mitchell, W.R., Farm Talk in North Ribblesdale . 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII pp. 26-30.

M.S., A Celebration of Yorkshire Dialect . Dialect event as part of York Festival, 20th June 1992. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 34-36.

Muldowney, J.E., The Stillingfleet Glossary: An Early Word List . “Here, possibly, was a tangible link with the lives of ordinary rural East Riding folk…150 years before our…fieldworkers accosted their descendants with tape-re corders.” Transcript ion of entire list pages 22-24. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 19-24.

NICHOLAS, Q., East Riding dialect wr iter. 1998. Pt XCVIII. VoLXDC pp 43-48.

NORTHUMBRIAN LANGUAGE SOCIETY. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

ORTHOGRAPHY OF YORKSHIRE DIALECT. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 49-56.

Overfield, Donald, Harvest Festival Hymn . Poem in East Riding dialect, based on the hymn “We plough the fields and scatter”. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 55-56.

Payne, K.J., 1., The Survey of Yorkshire Dialect – A Questionnaire . First draft of questionnaire, dictionary examination of items ob served, results of school students’ research. “An unusual word for clumsy , found only in Newbald, S.E. of Beverley, is unheppen ” 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 7-27.

Payne, K.J., 2., Dennis Potter – Blue Remembered Hills Dialect . Linguistic analysis of Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, dialect dialogue in Dennis Potter’s play. Features vary from extremely local to more generally “West Countr y” [Indexer's comment: Also some resonances with "Wenglish" English dialects of the Sout h Wales Valleys]. 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 31-42.

PRESTON, BENJAMIN (18194902), “the Yorkshire Humorist”, dialect writer. Portrait p.19.1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII pp. 17-25.

Rhodes, Barrie M., 1., Research into the Attrition of Dialect . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 22- 29.

Rhodes, Barrie M., 2., & Le Feve, Arnaud, The Normandy -Yorkshire Linguistic Connection. Map of areas of Scandinavian settlement in Normandy, p. 9. Charles Joret in 1883 defined area where Norse words were still found in the local vocabulary, within the so-called “Ligne Joret” – parallels with Yorkshire Norse ident ified. 1998. Pt XCVIIL Vol. XIX. pp 8-13.

Rhodes, Barrie M., 3., Changes in Knowledge and Use of Nonstandard Words over the Last 80 Years – Research in West Yorkshire , Use of non-standard words shown to be “very low” in Bramley, Pudsey North and Pudsey South wards in west Leeds, but not particularly distinguished by social class. List of 50 non-standard words, pp. 24- 26. 2000. Pt C Vol. XIX. pp 11-26.

Robinson, Geoff M., 1., Nut Let On , Poem in East Riding dialect concerning children’s expectations on Christmas Eve. 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. p. 47.

Robinson, Geoffrey, 2., Fair Cornered . Poem in East Riding dialect concerning a game of draughts. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p.50.

Robinson, Geoff, 3., Kessmass Mooanin’ , Poem in East Riding dialect. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 80-81.

“S.E.”, Book Review. A Glossary of Cornish Dialect , by K.CPhillips. 1993 PtXCIII Vol. XVIII p. 61.

Shackleton, Muriel, 1., Reflections on Summer Bulletin . 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 57-61.

Shackleton, Muriel, 2., Book Review. Poems from a Rural Pen , by Christine Thistlethwaite. 3rd book of poems in dialect (Rimington, fo rmerly in Yorkshire) and Standard English. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. p.74.

Shackleton, Muriel, 3., appreciation of retiring Y. D.S. secretary Stanley Ellis. Includes portrait photograph. 1997. Pt XCVTI. Vol. XIX. pp 76-77.

SHEFIELD AREA (HILLSBOROUGH) DIALECT WORDS, (midden, straddle-legged, backend, &c.). 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII p. 9

Sherwood, Linda, On Reading ‘Recollections’ . Refers to the 1930 publication Recollections: Sixty Years Ago and Onwards , by H. and J. and B.M.W., concerning village life in the 1860s, Adel, and Levisham: list of words used in Levisham, including “sheggs” (to share), “louping- on stane” (horse mount). 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII pp. 58-60.

SKEAT, W.W. Founder, and winder-up, of the English Dial ect Society, 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p. 30.

Smith, J.B., 1., On the Background to the Expression “Mare’s Nest” . 1998. PtXCVIIL Vol. XIX. pp 14-22.

Smith, J.B., 2., Magpies, Tell Tales, and Piebald Horses . Reflections and traditions connected with the bird Pica pica, conspicuou s for its black and white plumage. 1999 Pt XCIX VolXIX pp 46-50

Smith, K.E., 1., Book Review. Basic Broad Yorkshire, by Arnold Kellett . 1991, PtXCI. Vol. XVII. p.48.

Smith, K.E., 2., Book Review. The Yorkshire Dictionary of Dialect, Tradition and Folklore , by Arnold Kellett. 1994. Pt XC IV. Vol. XVIII. pp 39-40.

Smith, K.E., 3., Book Review. Pickin Up Threads, Reminisce nces of a Bradford Mill Girl by Maggie Newbery. “The book…has memorable snippets of dialect.” 1994, Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIIL pp 44-45.

Smith, K.E., 4., Book Review. Ee By Gum, Lord! The Gospels in Broad Yorkshire , by Arnold Kellett. “A Methodist lay preacher…his West Ridi ng version of a number of well-known New Testament events and teachings.” 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 62-63.

Smith, K.E., 5., Book Review. A Century of Yorkshire Dialect- Selections from the Transactions of the Yorkshire Dialect Society , compiled and edited by Arnold Kellett & Ian Dewhirst 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. p.72.

SPELLING YORKSHIRE DIALECT. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 49-56.

Spencer, Brian, The East Riding Dialect Society . Brief history to date from foundation in 1984. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

STERNE, LAURENCE, 18th century novelist. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. Pp 44-45.

STILLINGFLEET DIALECT WORD LIST. 1991. Pt XCL Vol. XVII. pp 19-34.

SUSSEX DIALECT. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. p. 75.

Swales, Tony, Cush! Cush! Poem in North Riding dialect, concerning driving cattle into the “byre” for milking. 1999 Pt XCIX VolXIX pp. 58-59.

TENNYSON, ALFRED LORD, as Lincolnshire dial ect poet. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. p. 51.

Thistlethwaite, Christine, T’ Peggin’ Rug . Poem in West Riding dialect. Nostalgia for home- made mats. 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 69 -70.

Toalster, J.P.C., 1, Two Views of Dialect Research in the Nineteenth Century . The unwillingness to speak dialect to researchers, except to fellow dialect speakers. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. p. 53.

Toalster, J.P.C., 2., Tristram Shandy and Dr. Slop, A Short Walk in the North Riding . The writer identifies (with Ampleforth or Gilling) the place of beginning the journey of the Roman Catholic Dr. Slop, “the man-midwife” to Shandy Hall, Coxwold, as recounted in Laurence Sterne’s 18th century novel, The Life and Opinio ns of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 44-45.

Toalster, J.P.C, 3., “Reik us A Saig”: Some Correspondences between German and the Dialects of Yorkshire . 1996. Pt XCVL Vol. XIX. pp 33-48.

Toalster, J.P.C, 4., Research in Germany on the Yorkshire Dialects . Thesis of Giessen University student Adolf Handke, 1912, on language of George Meriton’s Yorkshire Dialogue ; thesis of Halle-Wittenberg Un iversity student E berhard Werner, 1929, “subtle and minute analysis of the Lyke Wake Dirge”. 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 57-62.

Toalster, J.P.C., 5., An Etymology for Tagareen . (= ship’s chandler, keeper of old-clothes shop). Article traces it through Dutch to Reco nquista Spain and Don Quixote! 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 23-30.

TRISTRAM SHANDY. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII.

TURNER, WALTER. Yorkshire writer, East Riding dialect writer. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 7-12; 1998. Pt XCVIII. Vol. XIX. pp 43-48.

Upton, Clive, 1., Dialect Words: What are They and What Can We Do with Them? Reflects inter alia on the Survey of English Dialects. “What do you call those lines left behind by the cartwheels when the ground is soft?” – should the dialect response be interpreted as “car (=cart) – tracks” or as “cart -racks”? 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 16-27.

Upton, Clive, 2., Dialectology into the Twenty-First C entury: An Introduction to the New Survey of Regional English . 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX. pp 20-24.

Wade, Gwen, T’ Lass thro’ Buckden. Poem in di alect:…t’ wick, nim way of her gannin’/ To t’ grey of her ee… Walker, Arthur D., On Compiling an Index to Transactions . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 65- 67.

Walker, Peter N., T’ Nunnin’ton Worrum . Tale in North Riding dialect. “All that row woke up t’ Nunnin’ton Worrum. For years, he’d been sleepin’ ower yonder bi t’ wathsteead near Loski Bottoms.” Includes glossary (“wathsteead” = fording place of a river). 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 42-47.

Warham, Peter G., Evacuee, Ba Lad! Prose piece in East Riding dialect concerning a World War II child sent from home under the government evacuation scheme. Includes short vocabulary. 1995. Pt XCV. Vol. XVIII. pp 62-64.

WAUGH, EDWIN, 19th century Lancashire dialect writer. 1993. Pt XCIII. Vol. XVIII. pp. 17-25.

WAUGH, EDWIN, DIALECT SOCIETY. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 31-33.

Wells, John (Professor of Phonetics, University College, London), Our Changing Pronunciation , 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 42-48.

WENSLEYDALE DIALECT 1991. Pt XCI. Vol. XVII. pp 49-50.

WHITBY AREA DIALECT. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. pp 17-23.

Widdowson, Professor J.D.A., 1., English Dialects: Our Living Heritage . 1993 Pt XCIII Vol. XVIII pp. 6-16.

Widdowson, J.D.A., 2., The Survey of Yorkshire Dialect. Details of collecting slips, etc. in preparation for Centenary survey of dialect. 1994. Pt XCIV. Vol. XVIII. pp 28-30.

Widdowson, J.D.A., 3., ( news of book in preparation) Yorkshire Words Today: A Glossary of Regional Dialect . 1997. Pt XCVII. Vol. XIX. pp 49-50.

Widdowson, J.D.A., 4., Sheffield Dialect on the Eve of the Millennium . 1999. Pt XCIX. Vol. XIX. pp9-19.

WRIGHT, JOSEPH, linguistic scholar and Y.D.S. founder. 1992. Pt XCII. Vol. XVIII. p. 30; 1997. Pt XCVIL Vol. XIX. pp 78-79.

Wright, Peter, Links between Cumbrian and Yorkshire Dialects . 1996. Pt XCVI. Vol. XIX. pp 28-32.

Wynn, Stan, Samples from an A-Z of Mining Dialect . 2000. Pt C. Vol. XIX. pp 47-48

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