Rigby’s Encyclopaedia of the Herring

A work in progress with no end in sight

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BRITISH FISHERY

An account of early underachievement, overdue triumph and eventual decline in both England and Scotland, featuring kings, economists and fishermen

BUSS

On the large vessels developed by the Dutch for voyages to the fishing grounds off Scotland and England and for on board gutting and salting

FIFIE

On the development, nature and adaptability of the sailing and steam drifters, the Fifie; its unsurprising origins on the Fife coast

LUGGER

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

PARA HANDY

Including the full text of Neil Munro's Para Handy story, The Herring - A Gossip