Leeds Mercury (22/Jun/1844) - Extraordinary Drought

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Extraordinary Drought.

An extensive reservoir, called Boshay reservoir, which covers seventeen acres, and lying two miles above Holmfirth, was on the 10th of June, 1843, brimful of water, but on the 10th of June, 1844, it was quite empty.