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  • * Victoria County History *

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    Townships Quernmore

    the ground rises till 500 ft. above sea level is reached at a spot affording a fine view over Morecambe Bay , and then descends steeply towards the source of the Conder. This stream flows south, and most of the

    Townships Pillling

    north. 2 The principal village lies in the northern end, near the place where the central brook runs into Morecambe Bay , the boundary on that side; in the southern half is a hamlet called Eagland Hill where 33 ft.

    Townships Overton

    the southern end of the peninsula between the Lune and Morecambe Bay , and is itself divided into two parts by an arm of the river. The western and smaller part is called Sunderland , formerly one of the landing-places

    Townships Middleton

    1212. This retired district, on the shore of Morecambe Bay , perhaps owes its name to its position between Overton and Heysham . The surface is flat, and only in a few isolated spots does it attain 50 ft. above

    Townships Slyne -with-Hest

    Stopeltierne, Dom. Bk.; Stapelthorn, 1190; Stapelthiern, 1226. This township has three divisions. On the shore of Morecambe Bay is Hest, with an area of 2101/2 acres, and containing the growing hamlet of Hest Bank , from which in former times

  • * British Newspapers 1600-1900 * *

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    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    Rorqual species, 17 feet in length and nine in girth, was found on Saturday, floundering in a sandhole in Morecambe Bay, and pursued by the guide of the sands, with the landlord of the New Irn, and two fishermen, till Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    this point that the calamity facet became a known, on the morning of Satirdax. From the sands which skirt Morecambe Bay there were seen floating in the water a nunber ofs men's hats and some boxes; and it was at Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    a book worthy of much praise. The introductory sketch of a law- yer's coach journey across the sands of Morecambe Bay, and the account of his experience in Cumberland, opens the tale well; and although the old machinery of fraud Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    N. 4 E., 51 miles. It may, perhaps, be as well to state that the screw pile light in Morecambe Bay, at the entrance of the Wyre, about 20 miles north of the Lytham light, is also now extinguished, owing Subscribers-only content

    British Newspapers 1600-1900

    The National Lifeboat Institution has sent away a fine new lifeboat thirty-six feet long, to be stationed at Piel, Morecambe Bay, Lancashire. The cost of the lifeboat was collected by the commercial travellers, Mr IV. Bishop, of West-street road, Boston, Subscribers-only content

  • * 19th Century British Pamphlets * *

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    Church property: whose is it?, 1871

    that land had been reclaimed before the passing of the Commutation Act every acre would have had to pay tithe. The idea has been entertained of reclaiming Morecambe Bay from the sea; and if such a project had been c Subscribers-only content

    Proposed ship-railway across the Isthmus of Suez, 1859

    of the piling, or of the hydraulic lifts, inasmuch as the extensive pile viaducts in the shifting sands of Morecambe Bay have been completely suc¬ cessful ; and the hydraulic ship-lifting apparatus now in operation at the Victoria Docks , Subscribers-only content

    The new illustrated guide to Southport and the neighbourhood., 1875

    having mastered our own district, the student may with great advantage, and with increasing interest, extend his researches from Morecambe Bay in the north, to the Cheshire shore in the south; also beyond the New Red Sandstone to the Coal Subscribers-only content

    Fourth autumn exhibition, 1886., 1886

    o 887 A Boat Builder J. Evans Eccles 10 10 888 Minding Pigs A. G. White 15 15 889 Morecambe Bay A. Birch 8 8 890 Village Worthies Herbert W. Foster . 31 10 891 Cheshire (Mid-day) Elias Bancroft 40 Subscribers-only content

    A description of Hoghton Tower: with some historical notices., 1857

    extensive. The Fylde and the wooded country towards Lancaster , is extensively displayed,-the latter bounded by the Cumberland mountains. Morecambe Bay gleams in the distance, and beyond it are defined the heights over Ulver- stone. Preston and its neighbourhood again Subscribers-only content


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