Nooks and Corners of Lancashire and Cheshire. A Wayfarer's Notes in the Palatine Counties, Historical, Legendary, Genealogical, and Descriptive.
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Nooks and Corners of Lancashire and Cheshire. A Wayfarer's Notes in the Palatine Counties, Historical, Legendary, Genealogical, and Descriptive.

By James Croston
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  • NOOKS AND CORNERS OF LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE.
  • PREFACE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • ILLUSTRATIONS.
  • SUBSCRIBERS.
  • BOOKSELLERS.
  • CHAPTER I. A RAILWAY RAMBLE—THE ROMAN CITY ON THE RIBBLE—A DAY-DREAM AT RIBCHESTER.
  • CHAPTER II. MARPLE HALL—THE BRADSHAWS—COLONEL HENRY BRADSHAW THE STORY OF THE REGICIDE.
  • CHAPTER III. OVER SANDS BY THE CARTMEL SHORE—WRAYSHOLME TOWER—THE LEGEND OF THE LAST WOLF.
  • CHAPTER IV. AN AFTERNOON AT GAWSWORTH—THE FIGHTING FITTONS—THE CHESHIRE WILL CASE AND ITS TRAGIC SEQUEL—HENRY NEWCOME—“LORD FLAME.”
  • CHAPTER V. THE COLLEGE AND THE “WIZARD WARDEN” OF MANCHESTER.
  • CHAPTER VI. BEESTON CASTLE.
  • CHAPTER VII. WHALLEY AND ITS ABBEY—MITTON CHURCH AND ITS MONUMENTS—THE SHERBURNES—THE JESUITS’ COLLEGE, STONYHURST.
  • CHAPTER VIII. ADLINGTON AND ITS EARLIER LORDS—THE LEGHS—THE LEGEND OF THE SPANISH LADY’S LOVE—THE HALL.
  • CHAPTER IX. THE BYROMS—KERSALL CELL—JOHN BYROM—THE LAUREATE OF THE JACOBITES—THE FATAL ’45.
  • CHAPTER X. HALL-I’-TH’-WOOD—THE STORY OF SAMUEL CROMPTON, THE INVENTOR OF THE SPINNING MULE.
  • INDEX.
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