The Flood Came and Took Them All Away: A Sermon on the Holmfirth Flood (1852) by Rev. Joshua Fawcett
The Flood Came and Took Them All Away: A Sermon on the Holmfirth Flood (also titled The Holmfirth Flood) was written by the Rev. Joshua Fawcett, Incumbent of Wibsey Chapel in Bradford, and published in March 1852.
The book comprises the text of a sermon preached by the Rev. Fawcett on Sunday 8 February 1852, along with a substantial appendix containing detailed information about the Holmfirth Flood of 1852.
This book has been transcribed for Huddersfield Exposed and can be read online:
- A Sermon (page 5)
- Awful Catastrophe at Holmfirth (page 31)
- List of the Bodies Found (page 80)
- Loss of Property (page 86)
- Additional Particulars (page 87)
- The Course of the Flood (page 88)
- Opening of the Inquest (page 117)
- Official Statement Made by Captain Moody (page 192)
- Sympathy and Support (page 220)
- List of More Bodies Found (page 226)
- A Poem (page 227)
- Index (page 229)
Under the terms of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, the copyright of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works in the United Kingdom expires at the end of the period of 70 years from the end of the calendar year in which the author dies.
The author, Rev. Joshua Fawcett, died on 21 December 1864.