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Lancashire Songs By Edwin Waugh
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A selection of Lancashire dialect songs written by Edwin Waugh, the "Lancashire Burns" This is a reproduction of an out-of-copyright document.
Song of Solomon in 24 English Dialects By Bradford B. Taliaferro
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This is a facsimile reprint of "The Song of Solomon in 24 English Dialects." This is really a series of small books that were commissioned by Prince Bonaparte in the mid 1800s. Dialects... More > included are those of Cornwall, Cumberland, Devonshire, Dorset, Durham, Lancashire, Norfolk, Northumberland, Lowland Scots, Somersetshire, Sussex, Westmoreland, Wiltshire and Yorkshire. The copy used to produce this facsimile was not correct, sections were missing that were listed in the original contents. Others were listed out of the order of binding. One section was added that was not listed. To round out the total number of dialects to the original 24, Henry Scott Riddell’s Lowland Scots was added to the end. A resorted table of contents is included. The original table of contents is left intact for reference.< Less
Chronicles of Waverlow By Ben Brierley
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Benjamin Brierley excelled as a short story writer. In this collection he takes us back in time to a village populated by handloom weavers somewhere in the region between Middleton and Rochdale. An... More > excellent introduction to Lancashire life in the early years of the industrial era, told by a master story-teller in the light-hearted and fun-loving way he was rightly famed for. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
Chronicles of Waverlow By Ben Brierley
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Benjamin Brierley excelled as a short story writer. In this collection he takes us back in time to a village populated by handloom weavers somewhere in the region between Middleton and Rochdale. An... More > excellent introduction to Lancashire life in the early years of the industrial era, told by a master story-teller in the light-hearted and fun-loving way he was rightly famed for. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, 51 The Crescent, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
The Clog Shop Chronicles By John Ackworth
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The Clog Shop Chronicles is a wonderful collection of short stories revolving around the mythical textile village of Beckside somewhere in Lancashire a long time ago. John Ackworth was the pen name... More > of the Wesleyan minister, the Rev. Frederick R Smith. Born at Snaith in what is now Humberside, but was then part of Yorkshire, his religious work took him to Farnworth and Lytham in Lancashire and then to, Sheffield, Shotley Bridge and York in the county of his birth. From there he returned to Lancashire, preaching to his flocks in St. Annes-on-Sea, St. Helens, Eccles, Swinton, Manchester and Burnley. He passed away in the latter town in the year of 1917. Thus he, like Samuel Laycock before him, became one of a tiny number of Yorkshireman who made it to the select company of writers in the Lancashire dialect. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford.< Less
The Clog Shop Chronicles By John Ackworth
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The Clog Shop Chronicles is a wonderful collection of short stories revolving around the mythical textile village of Beckside somewhere in Lancashire a long time ago. John Ackworth was the pen name... More > of the Wesleyan minister, the Rev. Frederick R Smith. Born at Snaith in what is now Humberside, but was then part of Yorkshire, his religious work took him to Farnworth and Lytham in Lancashire and then to Sheffield, Shotley Bridge and York in the county of his birth. From there he returned to Lancashire, preaching to his flocks in St. Annes-on-Sea, St. Helens, Eccles, Swinton, Manchester and Burnley. He passed away in the latter town in the year of 1917. Thus he, like Samuel Laycock before him, became one of a tiny number of Yorkshireman who made it to the select company of writers in the Lancashire dialect Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library, Salford.< Less
Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall By Ben Brierley
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Ben Brierley (1825-1896) Handloom weaver by trade. Poet and Novelist by inclination. Ben Brierley was one of those Lancashire working class men who through a process of self-education, combined... More > with natural talents and a spirit of determination, raised themselves from the morass into which the Industrial Revolution had plunged them, to a point where they could entertain and delight their fellows. Well known in his home-town of Failsworth and further afield for his poems and novels in both the Lancashire dialect and plain English, Ben was highly regarded throughout the county he loved so much. Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall are typical of his many and varied stories. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall By Ben Brierley
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Ben Brierley (1825-1896) Handloom weaver by trade. Poet and Novelist by inclination. Ben Brierley was one of those Lancashire working class men who through a process of self-education, combined with... More > natural talents and a spirit of determination, raised themselves from the morass into which the Industrial Revolution had plunged them, to a point where they could entertain and delight their fellows. Well known in his home-town of Failsworth and further afield for his poems and novels in both the Lancashire dialect and plain English, Ben was highly regarded throughout the county he loved so much. Marlocks of Merriton and Red Windows Hall are typical of his many and varied stories. Published in support of the Working Class Movement Library in Manchester's twin city - Salford.< Less
The One I Knew the Best of All - A Memory of the Mind of a Child By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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FULLY ILLUSTRATED. The One I Knew the Best of All traces the early life of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In it she relates her earliest memories as a child in a North Manchester middle-class home and,... More > following her father's death, in Salford. Although a well-behaved little girl she relates her fascination with "back street" children and their language - the Lancashire dialect - which she sets out to learn. At the same time she provides a vivid description of the differences in the lives of those who laboured to produce Lancashire's wealth and those who took possession of it. Finally she deals with the American Civil War - the consequent Lancashire Cotton Famine - its devastating effects - her family's impoverishment and subsequent flight across the Atlantic. Here, in Tennessee, they make a new life, and Frances is forced to examine ways they can make a living. A brilliant, entertaining and thought provoking read. Published in support of The Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less
The One I Knew the Best of All By Frances Hodgson Burnett
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FULLY ILLUSTRATED. The One I Knew the Best of All traces the early life of Frances Hodgson Burnett. In it she relates her earliest memories as a child in a North Manchester middle-class home and,... More > following her father's death, in Salford. Although a well-behaved little girl she relates her fascination with "back street" children and their language - the Lancashire dialect - which she sets out to learn. At the same time she provides a vivid description of the differences in the lives of those who laboured to produce Lancashire's wealth and those who took possession of it. Finally she deals with the American Civil War - the consequent Lancashire Cotton Famine - its devastating effects - her family's impoverishment and subsequent flight across the Atlantic. Here, in Tennessee, they make a new life, and Frances is forced to examine ways they can make a living. A brilliant, entertaining and thought provoking read. Published in support of The Working Class Movement Library, Salford, M5 4WX.< Less