The New Lancashire Gazetteer: Or, Topographical Dictionary, Containing an Accurate Description of the Several Hundreds, Boroughs, Market Towns, Parishes, Townships, and Hamlets, in the County Palatine of Lancaster ...
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Stephen Reynolds Clarke
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Stephen Reynolds Clarke
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ancient BANK Broughton Burnley Canal castle chapel of ease chapelry Chorley church Clitheroe cotton dale Dalton dred of Lonsdale dred of Salford Entire population erected formerly Garstang Hall hamlet Haslingden Hawkshead Hill House hundred of Amounderness hundred of Blackburn hundred of Leyland hundred of Lonsdale hundred of Salford hundred of West Inhabitants Irwell Kirkby Ireleth Lancashire Leigh Liverpool Manchester mansion manufacture Mersey miles N. E. miles N. N. E. Moss Ormskirk parish and township parish of Blackburn parish of Bolton parish of Bury parish of Cartmel parish of Dean parish of Eccles parish of Garstang parish of Kirkby parish of Kirkham parish of Lancaster parish of Manchester parish of Prescot parish of Rochdale parish of Whalley Patron Poulton Prescot Preston Prestwich Ribble Ribchester river sands seat of John ship and parish tower township township and parish Ulverstone village Warrington West Derby Wigan
Page 121 - She would not leave the place ; she wandered about, forlorn and amazed. She would not quit her horse, and get into the cart with them. They determined, after much time wasted, to turn back, and give themselves up to the guidance of their horses. The old woman was soon washed off and perished. The poor girls clung close to their cart, and the horse, sometimes wading, and sometimes swimming, brought them back to land alive, but senseless with terror and distress, and unable for many days to give any...
Page 113 - At seven they all came in to breakfast, which consisted of one large dish of waterporridge, made of oat-meal, water and a little salt, boiled thick, and poured into a dish. At the side was a pan or basin of milk, and the master and apprentices, each with a wooden spoon in his hand, without loss of time, dipped into the same dish, and thence into the milk pan; and as soon as it was finished they all returned to their work.
Page 104 - ... whereby not only the better sort of men are employed but also the very children by their own labour can maintain themselves. There are besides all kinds of foreign merchandise bought and returned by the merchants of the town, amounting to the sum of many thousands of pounds weekly.
Page 112 - ... their fortunes as well by economy as by moderate gains. The third is that, when luxury began to appear, and trade was pushed by sending out riders for orders to every market town in the kingdom. The fourth is the period in which expense and luxury had made a great progress, and was supported by a trade extended by means of riders and factor» through every part of Europe.
Page 103 - Neither doth their industry rest here, for they buy cotton wool in London, that comes first from Cyprus and Smyrna, and at home...
Page 104 - The trade is not inferior to that of many cities in the kingdom, chiefly consisting in woollen friezes, fustians, sackcloths, mingled stuffs, caps, inkles, tapes, points, &c., whereby not only the better sort of men are employed, but also the very children by their own labour can maintain themselves...
Page 121 - They staid a little while for him but in vain. They called aloud, but no reply ; at last the young women pressed their mother to think where they were, and go on. She would not leave the place ; she wandered about, forlorn and amazed.
Page 74 - James, Earl of Derby, Lord of Man and the Isles, grandson of James, Earl of Derby, and of Charlotte, daughter of Claude, Duke de la Tremouille, whose husband, James, was beheaded at Bolton, 15 Octob.
Page 113 - When the Manchester trade began to extend, the chapmen used to keep gangs of pack-horses and accompany them to the principal towns with goods in packs, which they opened and sold to shopkeepers, lodging what was unsold in small stores at the inns. The pack-horses brought back sheep's wool, which was bought on the journey and sold to the makers of worsted yarn at Manchester, or to the clothiers of Rochdale, Saddleworth, and the West Riding of Yorkshire.