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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Townships Prescot

    Derrick, Letters , 29. The old inns have large stable accommodation, and posting was an important business. Downing to Alston Moor , 21. Similar but more detailed accounts of the trades may be seen in Aikin's Country around Manch .

    The parish of Ribchester

    had four, and there was a total of sixty-one in that township. 10 Thomas Pennant in his journey to Alston Moor in 1773 visited this place to see the antiquities. He says: ' We crossed the New Bridge , an

    Townships Pendleton

    Aspinall of Standen , serjeant at law, who is commended for his hospitality by Thomas Pennant ( Tour to Alston Moor ), and died in 1784 . a There is an illustration of the house before the rebuilding of the

    Townships Lower Allithwaite

    sands where a crossing is made into Furness .' 4 It was formerly resorted to by the lead-miners of Alston Moor , the water being drunk as a cure for the diseases they contracted in their work. The Furness railway

    The parish of Blackburn BLACKBURN PARISH .

    Gregson ; Wilpshire - James Catterall . Abram , op. cit. 200. Ibid. 211, 230. Pennant , Tour to Alston Moor , 65-7. The congregation of the parish church consisted of about 2,000. The alum mines were not then worked.

  • * Cause Papers in the Diocesan Courts of the Archbishopric of York, 1300-1858 *

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    Participant: John Ellison [Ellison] Role: testator Details: male; deceased Participant: William Shalter [Shalter] Role: testator Details: male; deceased Location: Alston Moor (Alston Moore) : undefined Location: Cumberland Location: Tortor Hill (Tortor Hill, Thorter Hill) : undefined Location: Durham (Durham) :

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    dreadful thunder-storm passed over Alston Moor on Wednesday week. Nineteen men, women, and children, sought, refuge from the storm in a smithy, when the agent entered the snitihy with a horse, and the electric fluid struck the building, burst beneath Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    M~ISCELLANEOIJS NEWS. STOPPAGE OF THE TR&pICx no THE CITY.-On Wednesday the entire carriage way from Wellington street to Farringdon street, by way of Temple Bar, was closed, and all traffic by omnibuses or other vehicles coming and returning between Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    The Romans seem, therefore, to have smelted English copper on the spot. Edward III granted the right of working Alston Moor and other copper mines in England to a company of adventurers. Queen Elizabeth claimed as a mine regal and Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Alaton in ceustody from St. John, New Biunswick, chbagedupeon his own cenfession with having nmurdered Isabella I ilkinson at Alston Moor, in 1852, was coiajinded ora Setuiday. The statement made by the .-Pisoner at St. John was, that he belonged Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    12th was wilder eve than the previous fer days. The comeqneence was thst the grouse were very wild on Alston Moor. Sports- men were asetir before four o'elook in the morning, while others, in consequence of the unfavourable weather, did Subscribers-only content

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