Aspects of Lancaster by Jenny Loveridge, Sue Wilson


By Jenny Loveridge, Sue Wilson

The facets sequence takes readers on a voyage of nostalgic discovery via their city, urban or zone. This top promoting sequence has now arrived, for the 1st time, in Lancaster. Susan Wilson bargains the opportunity for readers to discover the old curiosity created inside Lancaster. we glance at Catholicism in Lancaster and District and the tale of 'The Moor', Lancaster's County Lunatic Asylum. Shivers down your backbone could be felt as you adventure A lively jump into the Unknown and Lancaster fort and the destiny of the Lancaster Witches. points of medication can be present in The Lancaster medical professionals: 3 Case reports. a majority of these and masses extra, of Lancaster's historical past, has been captivated in elements of Lancaster.

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White, A (ed), HoL, pp. 26–55. 8. 147–149. 9. Mullett, M, Reformation and Renewal, 1450–1690, White, A (ed) Hoi, p 60; Gardner, N, ‘CLL’, NWCH, XXV, (1998); Lanes Record Office, Preston, RCLn 2/21, RCLn 9/68; Lambert, S, Monks Martyrs and Mayors, Fols. 103–105. 3. THE QUAY TO SUCCESS: DEVELOPING AN EIGHTEENTH CENTURY PORT by Peter Williamson IN 1750 CONSTRUCTION WORK BEGAN on the imposing riverside development of St George’s Quay, much of which is still in evidence today. During the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries Britain witnessed a commercial revolution which led to the transformation of small coastal market centres into important international ports.

Janet Device shopped her own family and others for being present at the Malkin Tower meeting. Alice Nutter was a surprise attendee at the enquiry, a well-to-do woman; she had paused at the Malkin Tower meeting, perhaps passing through on her way from Roughlee to attend Catholic Mass. Elizabeth Device also argued that Alice and she had bewitched a man, Henry Mytton, to death for refusing them money. Alice was eventually bundled off to share a cell with the others in Lancaster Castle. Roger Nowell sent the Devices to Lancaster Castle, along with Alice Nutter, John and Jane Bulock, Katherine Hewitt and Alice Gray.

Research has shown that in 1767, the population in Lancaster was about 3,500 with just under seven per cent of these (236) registered as ‘Papists’, and the window tax returns of 1766 show that they were evenly spread around the town. Many trades are represented but Catholics had not significantly entered the merchant class at this time. About thirty-three per cent of the Catholics registered were migrants from outside of Lancaster. As the ranks of the surviving Catholic aristocracy and landed gentry, including the Brockholes of Claughton-on-Brock, and the Daltons at Thurnham, thinned, the Calverts of Cockerham and Prestons of Ellel Grange sold their lands in 1774.

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