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|8th April 2003||Zulu Club in Huddersfield|
By Martin Everett
Someone has sent me an extract from a Huddersfield local paper, 'Local society', dated 14 May 1892:
The Zulu Club will hold their annual supper, on Thursday, May 26th. The piece de resistance of the menu will be rook pie, prepared according to the receipt of the late famous M. Francitelli. According to custom the members of the Club will assemble with their chaplain at the Turkish Baths, and be duly prepared by John Shoesmith [Manager of the Albion Street Turkish Baths] to undergo with credit the exacting programme of the evening.
Sounds an interesting menu – Was the Club related to the 1879 campaign? Did John Shoesmith take part in the campaign? Any ideas?