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Lancashire lore

Lancashire Federation of Women"s Institutes.

Lancashire lore

a miscellany of country customs, sayings, dialect words, rhymes, games, village memories and recipes

by Lancashire Federation of Women"s Institutes.

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Published by Lancashire Federation of Women"s Institutes in Preston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcompiled by the Lancashire Federation of Women"s Institutes to mark the beginning of its second half-century.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20985388M

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In this large section of the Folk-lore of Lancashire we propose to treat of all the notions and practices of the people which appear to recognise a supernatural power or powers, especially as aids to impart to man a knowledge of the future.

An alphabetical arrangement has been adopted, which is to some extent also chronological. Beginning with the Lancashire lore book sciences or arts of. Genre/Form: Publishers' advertisements Printed books: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harland, John, Lancashire folk-lore. London, John Heywood.

Lancashire folk-lore: illustrative of the superstitious beliefs and practices, local customs and usages of the people of the county Palatine by Harland, John, ; Wilkinson, Thomas Turner, d. Pages: This vintage book contains a comprehensive encyclopedia of the folk-lore of Lancashire.

The north of England has enjoyed a particularly rich history Lancashire lore book folk-lore, having been influenced by the cultures of the Celts, Angles, Teutonic people, Scandinavians, the Normans, and more.

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Lancashire, like all other counties of England, has historically had its own peculiar superstitions, manners, and customs, which may or may not find parallels in those of other following list of folklore of Lancashire was collected in by one Tattersall Wilkinson of Burnley, as exemplars of the time.

If a person's hair, when thrown into the fire, burns brightly, it is a. Winstanley Hall, in Wigan, was built by the Winstanley family who had owned the land here since at least the 13 th century. The oldest part of the present hall was built in the middle of the 15 th century.

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The North of England generally, and Lancashire in particular, is remarkably rich in its folklore. Possessed and peopled in succession by the Celts of ancient Britain, but the Angles and other Teutonic peoples, by the Scandinavian races, and by 4/5(1). FOLK-LORE. The history of a district is incomplete so long as nothing has been recorded of the current superstitions.

Although the belief in witchcraft is nearly exploded, yet in the rural nooks, and indeed in the smaller towns of South Lancashire there still lingers many a quaint relic of the folk-lore of by-gone days.

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We promise you that we'll bring you the latest, hottest novel everyday and FREE. Ernest Broxap's The Great Civil War in Lancashire () () doesn't exactly tell the story of the war from the perspective of the people, but it does make bring it down to a human scale, making it clear that war in Lancashire was largely fought out with makeshift armies that often lasted only as long as they could be paid.

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Ellwood (Rector of Torver.) T. Wilson, Printer, Highgate, - Cumbria (England) - 69 pages. From the book Lancashire Folk-Lore, printeda Boggart is a sort of ghost or sprite. 7) Detailed write up at The Headless Boggart. Escape Tunnel.

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Harland () Lancashire legends, traditions, pageants, sports, etc. with an appendix containing a rare tract on the Lancashire witches, etc. - 5/5(1). Hob Cross, Lathom, West Lancashire. Date: Febru Author: However, Westwood and Simpson in their huge book of English folklore The Lore of the Land note that in the North of England and Midlands the preferred name seems to be hob, with the alternatives of hobthrusts, hobmen and hobbits (this last one they point out was in.

The story of Lancashire’s last wolf has a basis in the local landscape and its history but doesn’t all ring true. John Harington (de Haverington) was a real person. His father was Sir Robert de Haverington. As far as I am aware no records of a Sir Edgar Harrington exist.

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