Monthly Archives: January 2016

Wedding Divination – Yorkshire

Okay so Yorkshire isn’t Lancashire, but since Lancashire Folk is almost in the bookshops, it’s on to the next in the series. Strictly speaking, Greater Manchester will be the next book, but I happened to find this the other day … Continue reading

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Samlesbury Hall – Bells, Witches, and a White Lady

During the Lancashire cotton riots in 1878, a young sub-altern was garrisoned with his company at Samlesbury Hall, near Blackburn. In the early morning he was awakened by the sound of a woman crying bitterly in the corridor outside his … Continue reading

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