Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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LIFE CYCLE

An account of the herring's life cycle, its eight identified stages and a brief history of the development of that classification

LOCKMAN, JOHN

He had his flaws, he may not have been the poet herrings so richly deserve, but he was The Herring Poet - let's celebrate him anyway!

LOCKMAN’S VAST IMPORTANCE

John Lockman's 1750 pamphlet: the herring's importance to the National Wealth, our Naval Strength and, of course, dealing with the Highlanders

LUGGER

A description of the boat which replaced the herring buss and increased the alternative income opportunities for fishermen