A history of Lancashire by J. J. Bagley

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  • Lancashire (England)


  • Lancashire (England) -- History.

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StatementJ. J. Bagley ; cartography by D. H. Birch.
SeriesThe Darwen county history series
LC ClassificationsDA670.L2 B18 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p., [12] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4594484M
ISBN 10085033246X
LC Control Number77356908

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Download; Bibrec; Bibliographic Record. Author: Fishwick, Henry, LoC No. Title: A History of Lancashire Series Title: Popular county histories Language: English: LoC. Lancashire and Cheshire, past and present: a history and a descripion of the palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester, forming the North-western division of England, from the earliest ages to the present time ().Pages: At the time of the Norman Conquest there was no administrative district of Lancashire, and within the Domesday Book, south Lancashire was described as inter Ripam et Mersham meaning between the Ribble and the Mersey.

North Lancashire was described as the ‘Kings lands in Yorkshire’. A Brief History of Lancashire At the time of the Norman Conquest in the County of Lancashire had not yet been defined, but its subsequent components already existed as administrative areas.

Six or seven years after the conquest (/3) King William gave the land between the Ribble and the Mersey, together with Amounderness to Roger of Poitou.

Their history in Cheshire was one of intermarriage with other county families, particularly the Davenports, the Leghs and the Dones. The family's Cheshire seats and estates were in Alvanley, Bredbury, Harden, Tarporley, and Utkinton, as well as lands in Haughton, Lancashire.

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Sue Wilkes’s book is the essential companion for anyone who wants to discover their Lancashire roots. About Sue Wilkes. The ancestral home of Burnley's foremost family charts the regions history from as far back as the Norman invasion, through the reformation and right to the present day.

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red cloth binding, gilt lettering, pages, the book is in very good condition with some dusty spotting to the top page edges. The history of Lancashire begins with its founding in the 12th century.

In the Domesday Book ofsome of its lands were treated as part of Yorkshire. The land that lay between the Ribble and Mersey, Inter Ripam et Mersam, was included in the returns for tuent country: England.

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Lancaster, the county town of Lancashire, lies on the River Lune, three miles inland from the coastal resort of Morecambe, easily accessible from the M6 motorway and en route to the Lake District, 20 miles to the Forest of Bowland, an area of outstanding natural beauty, lies to the east of the city.

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The name Holt, seated in Lancashire, appears there from ancient times and possibly before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in A.D. The Holt name appears in manuscripts and ancient documents such as the Doomsday Book, the Ragman Rolls, the Curia Regis rolls, the Pipe Rolls, the Hearth Rolls, parish registers.

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Heywood, Original from: University of Minnesota: Digitized: Jul 8, Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Lancashire, administrative, geographic, and historic county in northwestern England. It is bounded to the north by Cumberland and Westmorland (in the present administrative county of Cumbria), to the east by Yorkshire, to the south by Cheshire, and to the west by the Irish Sea.

Preston is the. The history of the Lancashire family of Pilkington and its branches from to Compiled from deeds charters wills inquisitions post mortem public records and ancient manuscripts by John Pilkington and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Leigh, a market-town, union, and parish in Lancashire.

The town is on the L. & N.W.R., with two stations, 7½ miles SW by S of Bolton-le-moors, and from London. There are also stations on the Wigan Junction Line of the M.

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Euxton was then at the "true centre" of Lancashire. Habitation and settlements in south central Lancashire were sparse, a relatively poor or low tax income area. The population of Lancashire at the Domesday Book was probably less than 2, and then mostly confined to the coastal area within 20 miles of the Irish Sea, the A49 being the.

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The names of Deans of the Parish are recorded, also references of an early church and notes in the Domesday Book. Standing on a main route from the West to the East coasts, Whalley seems to have been a resting place for travellers and traders.

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