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PoulterDale: The Poulters of Yorkshire and Some Other Places By Douglas W. Poulter
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The History of the POULTER families of Yorkshire. Also includes Poulters of other UK counties and former Commonwealth Countries such as Canada, US and South Africa
North of York, South of Heaven By Chris Percy
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A medley of poems, passing through humour, tragedy and all stations in between: heart-warming, soul-stirring meditations on the wonder and mystery of life and those who live it in the broad acres of... More > Yorkshire amid the slightly broader acres of the infinite cosmos... (e-book version)< Less
North of York, South of Heaven By Chris Percy
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A medley of poems, passing through humour, tragedy and all stations in between: heart-warming, soul-stirring meditations on the wonder and mystery of life and those who live it in the broad acres of... More > Yorkshire amid the slightly broader acres of the infinite cosmos... (colour version)< Less
North of York, South of Heaven By Chris Percy
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A medley of poems, passing through humour, tragedy and all stations in between: heart-warming, soul-stirring meditations on the wonder and mystery of life and those who live it in the broad acres of... More > Yorkshire amid the slightly broader acres of the infinite cosmos... (black & white version)< Less
Wanderings in South America By Charles Waterton
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Charles Waterton (3 June 1782 – 27 May 1865) was an English... More > naturalist and explorer. He is best known as a pioneering conservationist.Waterton was of a Roman Catholic landed gentry family descended from Reiner de Waterton. His ancestry is alleged to include eight saints: Vladimir the Great, Saint Anna of Russia, the Holy Martyrs Boris and Gleb, Saint Stephen of Hungary, Saint Margaret of Scotland and Saint Mathilde together with Saint Thomas More, Humbert III of Savoy and several European royal families.He was a descendant of Ailric, King's Thane to Edward the Confessor, who held Cawthorne and much of South Yorkshire before the Norman Conquest. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Waterton< Less
Journals of Expeditions of Discovery into Central Australia and Overland from Adelaide to King George's Sound in the Years 1840-1: Sent By the Colonists of South Australia, with the Sanction and Support of the Government: Including an Account of the Manner By Dale Carnegie
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: Edward John Eyre (5 August 1815 – 30 November 1901) was an... More > English land explorer of the Australian continent, colonial administrator, and a controversial Governor of Jamaica.Eyre was born in Whipsnade, Bedfordshire, shortly before his family moved to Hornsea, Yorkshire, where he was christened. His parents were Rev. Anthony William Eyre and Sarah (née Mapleton). After completing grammar school at Louth and Sedbergh, he moved to Sydney rather than join the army or go to university. He gained experience in the new land by boarding with and forming friendships with prominent gentlemen and became a flock owner when he bought 400 lambs a month before his 18th birthday. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edward_John_Eyre< Less
The Battling Bickerdykes By Robert Soper
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This is a story of subtle revenge brought on by the actions of a bitter Yorkshire housewife who has tricked her husband into an early and loveless marriage. It is she who has the affair that results... More > in the arrival of her only child; it is she who spent all his mining injury compensation money and it is she who now blames her hapless husband for her predicament. She drives him into the waiting arms of a fellow allotment holder and slowly a new romance emerges which makes Philomena even angrier. Falling out with all but one friend she goes through life determined to make Len's life a misery, only to make her's so much worse. Slowly the tables turn and rather than her getting her revenge on him, for all his imaginary faults, she begins to realise that effortlessly her stupid husband is getting his revenge on her. Set amongst the mining community of South Yorkshire this is a black comedy looking at life after the pits had gone.< Less
A HISTORY OF ROSSINGTON By John Adam
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The history of a South Yorkshire village
A HISTORY OF ROSSINGTON By John Adam
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The history of a South Yorkshire village
Halton Height By Nick B Hall
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Halton Height is a collection of four ghost stories set in the wilds of the Yorkshire Dales. Set against the beautiful, bleak background of Wharfedale, very real characters are forced to deal with... More > terrifying supernatural forces. From the ancient ghost 'Red Cap' who wreaks terrible revenge on a non-believer, the shadow of a tragedy deep in a cave, the reawakening of a South African ghost by a Christmas story told round a fire to the heartfelt, moving story of a young man running from his past to the wilds of Halton Height, these stories are frightening, disturbing, chilling and touching. The Yorkshire Dales are their backdrop and inspiration.< Less