Like Waves of the Sea (1982) by J.P. Beveridge

Like Waves of the Sea was published in 1982 and is based on a notebook kept by James P. Beveridge, an employee of Huddersfield Corporation Waterworks. The text contains details and eye-witness accounts of the flash flood of Whit Monday 1944 which killed three people:

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James P. Beveridge was born on 17 April 1897 and worked as a civil engineer. By 1939, he was residing at the house adjoining Blackmoorfoot Reservoir. He died on 1 March 1966 and his works remain under copyright until 1 January 2037.