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Lancashire Sketches By Edwin Waugh
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In this volume, relating to a district with which the writer was intimately acquainted, he has gathered up a few points of local interest, and, in connection with these, he has endeavoured to... More > embody something of the traits of life in South Lancashire with descriptions of its scenery, and with such gleanings from its local history as bore upon the subject, and, under the circumstances, were available to him. This edition includes the stories from th 3rd Edition of Lancashire Sketches This has then been supplemented with further stories that were incorporated into the two volumes of sketches that formed part of G. Milner's eight volume collection of Edwin Waugh's works.< Less
Superwomen of Lancashire By Jane Binnion
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As a single mum I decided to run a business from home thinking it would give me more time! The truth is I have never worked harder. I love self-employment, but I can’t help thinking now and... More > then ‘oh for a wife’!! So, after hearing so many familiar stories I decided to put together a series of blogs gathering up the words of local business women in Lancashire, sharing their successes and their particular challenges. Celebrating our amazing super women; ordinary women being amazing, contributing to the local economy, creating employment and making stuff happen. And that’s how this started, a few guest blogs that just grew and grew. And now here are the stories of 25 women.< Less
Lancashire Hotpot By Robin Drinkall
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The novel "Lancashire Hotpot" is written using a blunt style of Lancashire humour to help people understand a mysterious message concealed within a book called The Labyrinth (1956). The... More > Labyrinth was written by SS Brigadefuhrer Walter Schellenberg after his interrogation at one of the properties owned by the Duke of Bedfordshire in the UK and during a time of imprisonment following his role as a witness at the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal. Schellenberg died from liver disease on 31st March 1952 at the "Fornaca clinica" in Turin, Italy. The book contains his memoirs that were later published by Pyramid books in English under a new title called "Hitler´s Secret Service". However, the Labyrinth may also be a secret key to past and future Nazi crimes that are only visible by reading "between the lines". (On the surface everything appears to be logically explainable but by digging a bit deeper the logically explainable becomes challenged by the laws of coincidence).< Less
Lancashire Hotpot By Robin Drinkall
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The novel "Lancashire Hotpot" is written using a blunt style of Lancashire humour to help people understand a mysterious message concealed within a book called The Labyrinth (1956). The... More > Labyrinth was written by SS Brigadefuhrer Walter Schellenberg after his interrogation at one of the properties owned by the Duke of Bedfordshire in the UK and during a time of imprisonment following his role as a witness at the Nuremberg War Crimes Tribunal. Schellenberg died from liver disease on 31st March 1952 at the "Fornaca clinica" in Turin, Italy. The book contains his memoirs that were later published by Pyramid books in English under a new title called "Hitler´s Secret Service". However, the Labyrinth may also be a secret key to past and future Nazi crimes that are only visible by reading "between the lines". (On the surface everything appears to be logically explainable but by digging a bit deeper the logically explainable becomes challenged by the laws of coincidence).< Less
Views of Lancashire By Mark George
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Traditions of Lancashire Volume 2 By John Roby
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Volume 2 of John Roby's "Traditions of Lancashire," a collection of folklore from the area
Traditions of Lancashire Volume 1 By John Roby
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Volume 1 of John Roby's "Traditions of Lancashire," a collection of folklore from the area
Lancashire Tales - Light and Dark By Panocticon
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In their first collaborative work, Panocticon present a tantalising set of short stories that celebrate and build upon the famous traditions of the Red Rose County: its friendly folk and their... More > ingenuity, fortitude, and downright quirkiness. And more sinister aspects, too. What did become of the Pendle witches? Why does the area enjoy so many visits from UFOs? Are there really invaders from outer space or solitary geniuses working at the leading edge of technology in our rural backwaters? If it can happen anywhere, could it be happening here?< Less
The Lancashire Witches (Illustrated) By William Harrison Ainsworth
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The trials of the Pendle witches in 1612 are among the most famous witch trials in English history, and some of the best recorded of the 17th century. The twelve accused lived in the area around... More > Pendle Hill in Lancashire, and were charged with the murders of ten people by the use of witchcraft.< Less
Goblin tales of Lancashire By James Bowker
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INTRODUCTION. Many of the superstitions which still cling to him the Lancashire man of the present day is indebted to his Celtic and Scandinavian ancestors. From them the Horse and Worm stories, and... More > the Giant lore of the northern and southern mountains and fells, have come down, while the relationship of the 'Jinny Greenteeth/ the presiding nymph of the ponds and streams, with allusions to whom the Lancastrian mother strives to deter her little ones from venturing near the pits and brooks ; to the water-spirits of the Gothic mythology, is too evident to admit of any doubt....< Less