How a local folklorist became Sheffield’s answer to the Brothers Grimm
Sidney Oldall Addy and the Small-Tooth Dog
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Today we have a piece about Sidney Oldall Addy, a local historian and folklorist who has been compared to the Brothers Grimm. In the late nineteenth century he toured Yorkshire, Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire looking for folk tales that had been passed on by word of mouth. Modern storytellers …