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Lancashire, its history, legends, and manufactures.

G. N. Wright

Lancashire, its history, legends, and manufactures.

by G. N. Wright

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Published by P. Jackson in London [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Lancashire (England)
    • Subjects:
    • Lancashire (England)

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy the Rev. G. N. Wright, M.A. and Thomas Allen. Assisted by residents in various parts of the county ...
      ContributionsAllen, Thomas, 1803-1833, joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA670.L2 W9
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6925957M
      LC Control Number03008172
      OCLC/WorldCa3634892

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Lancashire is a county of England, in the northwest and manufactures. book the its history. The county did not exist infor the Domesday Book, and was apparently first created inmaking it one of the youngest of the traditional counties.

The historic county consisted of two separate parts. The main part runs along the northwestern coast of England. When it included Manchester and Liverpool it had a greatest length of. The county of Lancashire has a long and winding history that drives into the very root of England's past.

It has been invaded and held by Vikings, laid low by Romans and even hosted some of the most infamous witch trials in the history of Britain.

Lancashire folklore, legends, ghosts, local history. This charming 18 th century red-brick pub on Chester Road is more commonly referred to as ‘The Thief’s Neck’. This nickname refers to the insignia on the coat of arms of the Davenport family, which include.

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Recommended reading for every destination on earth: We found 91 books set in Lancashire. Many folkloric traditions and folktales in Lancashire have their origins in Nordic customs and beliefs.

Lancashire is littered with Nordic place-names, especially along its coastline; Heysham is just one place where clues can clearly be seen in a year old church, a hogback stone and a cluster of graves cut into the rock on a cliff-edge.

Legends of Lancashire Contents: The Battle of Wigan Lane -- The witches of Furness -- The Devil's Wall -- The prophetess and the rebel -- The Spectre Coach -- The cross and Lady Mabel -- Lancaster Castle.

Language: English: LoC Class: PR: Language and Literatures: English literature: Subject: Legends -- England -- Lancashire Category: Text. Lancashire (/ ˈ l æ ŋ k ə ʃ ər / LANG-kə-shər, /-ʃ ɪər /-⁠sheer; abbreviated Lancs.) is a ceremonial county in North West administrative centre is county has a population of 1, and an area of 1, square miles (3, km 2).

The history of Lancashire begins with its founding in the 12th century. In the Domesday Book ofsome of its lands were Constituent country: England. The history and topography of the counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, with Furness and Cartmel, in Lancashire, comprising their ancient and modern history, a general view of their physical character, trade, commerce, manufactures, agricultural condition, statistics, etc.

Posted in Ghosts, Local Legends, Uncategorized | Tagged brickwork, coalmine, ghost, Local Legend, red clogs | 3 Comments The Devil at Hell Clough Up on the moor near Bacup, there is a pile of loose boulders in an area known as Hell Clough and, as you’d expect, there’s a legend featuring the Devil which explains how this came to be.

Lancashire and Cheshire, past and present: a history and a descripion of the palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester, forming the North-western division of England, from the earliest ages to the present time ().

With an account of the rise and progress of manufactures and commerce, and civil and mechanical engineering in districts Pages: 6 Pirate Booty. Legends of sunken pirate riches have excited treasure hunters for centuries and will undoubtedly continue to do so in the future.

In the modern age, the most significant discovery happened in when we found the shipwreck of the “Whydah Gally” once captained by “Black Sam” only did we find concrete evidence of its identity, but also genuine pirate.

Books set in Lancashire, England: [A Kiss at Midnight, The Road to Wigan Pier, Wedding Tiers, Rules of Attraction, Confessions of an Improper Br. Out Dated Machinery. Location: Accrington - Broad Oak Printing Works Type: Haunting Manifestation Date / Time: s Further Comments: After a night watchman reported an icy entity which took hold of his arm, a tape recorder was left in the same room to see what it would pick up.

On playback, the tape was filled with the sounds of working print equipment, though nothing had been activated. Published by David and Charles inthis is the reprinted hardback of Edward Baines' BAINES'S LANCASHIRE: A New Printing of the History, Directory and Gazatteer of the County Palatine of Lancaster: Volume 2.

red cloth binding, gilt lettering, pages, the book is in very good condition with some dusty spotting to the top page edges. Carnegie Publishing began catering to the people of Lancashire with its quality products in the year The idea to start publishing books with strong historical themes belonged to Alistair Hodge.

If your manuscript is insightful and interesting, you .A Brief History of Lancashire At the time of the Norman Conquest in the County of Lancashire had not yet been defined, but its subsequent components already existed as administrative areas.

Six or seven years after the conquest (/3) King William gave the land between the Ribble and the Mersey, together with Amounderness to Roger of Poitou.