A statistical sketch of the county palatine of Lancaster (Google eBook)

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Published by Longman & Co.; Bancks & Co., Manchester; Wareing Webb, Liverpool; D. Evans, Oldham, 1841
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Page xxxii - Sunday-school children have an opportunity of resorting to other schools also; but in what number, or in what proportion duplicate entry of the same children is thus produced, must remain uncertain.
Page 150 - The NATURAL HISTORY of LANCASHIRE, CHESHIRE, and the PEAK in DERBYSHIRE, with an account of the British Phoenician, Armenian, Gr. and Rom. Antiquities in those parts.
Page 11 - The principal trade is the cotton manufacture, and subsidiary branches, as bleaching, calico printing, machine making, &c.
Page 150 - The Antiquities of Furness ; or an Account of the Royal Abbey of St. Mary, in the vale of Nightshade, near Dalton, in Furness.
Page 150 - A Portfolio of Fragments, relative to the History and Antiquities of the County Palatine and Duchy of Lancaster.
Page xx - ... of the male population of 20 years of age and upwards, as taken in 1831. The expenses of the election of the county members in 1837, were to the inhabitants of the county 457. 8s. 3d. The borough members returned from 1295 to 1306 were 8, two each for Lancaster, Liverpool, Preston, and Wigan ; from 1 307 to 1357-9, 4, two...
Page xxxiv - The number of friendly societies filed by the clerks of the peace, from January, 1793, to January, 1832, was 2,123.
Page 139 - ... hundred and wapentake of Blackburn, and the honor of Clithero. It is the largest parish in the county, and one of the most considerable in the kingdom. It contains forty-seven townships; has an area of one hundred and eighty square miles, or nearly a ninth part of Lancashire. The original parish, from its formation about AD 628, to its dismemberment before 1220, comprised the parishes of Blackburn, Rochdale, Ribchester, Chipping, Mitton, and Slaidburn, an area of four hundred square miles. The...
Page 150 - Lancaster ; by Edward Baines, Esq. MP : the biographical department by WR Whatton, Esq., FSA London: Fisher, Son, & Co., 1836, 4 vols. 4to. History of the Archdeaconry of Richmond (partly in Lancashire), by the Rev. Thomas Dunham Whitaker, LLD FSA, 1823, 2 vols. folio. History of the Original Parish of Whalley, and Honor of...
Page 151 - ... 1824-5, 2 vols. 12mo. Gazetteer of Lancashire ; by Joseph Aston, 1808-1822, 12mo. Gazetteer of Lancashire ; by Stephen Reynolds Clarke, 8vo., 1830. A Topographical and Historical Description of the County of Lancaster; by John Britton, Esq., FSA, forming vol. IX. of Beauties of England and Wales, 1808. Topographical and Statistical Description of the County of Lancaster ; by GA Cooke, forming part of British Topography. Illustrations of Lancashire, with Descriptions, 1831, 4to. Lancashire Directory,...

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