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  • Lancashire: a journey into the wild

    Lancashire: a journey into the wild
    av John Lamb

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837146

    This beautiful book is an exploration and celebration of modern Lancashire's unspoilt and lesser-known corners. Full of fascinating facts, figures and insights, complemented by many colour images, the book is written in an accessible and lively styl…

  • Making of Lancaster

    Making of Lancaster
    av George Howson

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181446

    Towards the end of the eighteenth century Lancaster stood on the brink of great change. During one of the most tumultuous, terrifying and important periods in British history, the city experienced rapid boom, followed by equally rapid decline. This…

  • Lost Farms of Brinscall Moors

    Lost Farms of Brinscall Moors
    av David Clayton

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181767

    A unique and engaging book about the farms and farming communities of Brinscall near Chorley, Lancashire, that were broken apart in the name of progress. It takes the reader back in time, on a journey into the forgotten lives of Lancashire's lost hi…

  • A History of Halifax

    A History of Halifax
    av John Hargreaves

    Häftad - 2020 - ISBN: 9781859362372

    This long-awaited book will be the only full history of Halifax available, and it will almost certainly never be bettered. The town has a wonderfully rich and interesting past, celebrated and enhanced by recent developments, all covered in A History…

  • Leighton Moss

    Leighton Moss
    av Andy Denwood

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181989

    Delving back more than 6,000 years, author Andy Denwood goes behind the reed-beds to chart the history of the modern reserve, combining research through the archives with photos, anecdotes and expert testimony.

  • Life in York

    Life in York
    av Paul Chrystal, Ian Drake

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837320

    This book is different from other books on York. Contained within its pages are hugely appealing photographic glimpses of how people lived, worked and played in the city a century ago, images full of human history, and so much more than the usual st…

  • Making of Roman York

    Making of Roman York
    av Paul Chrystal, Ian Drake

    Pocket - 2021 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837313

    This comprehensive, fully illustrated book is a unique and invaluable guide to York's Roman heritage, essential reading for all those with an interest in the city.

  • Business in the North West

    Business in the North West

    Häftad - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362099

    A fascinating look at the rich history of business in 'the first modern industrial district'. Essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the Manchester area.

  • Milltown Mischief

    Milltown Mischief
    av Allen Clarke

    Pocket - 2011 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181811

    Gives a unique and vivid insight into the Bolton of 150 years ago. Growing up in Victorian Bolton was definitely not easy for Allen and Midge. Life was harsh, but these two young milltown boys were determined to have as much fun as they could, getti…

  • Church Life in Hereford and Oxford

    Church Life in Hereford and Oxford
    av William Marshall

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361665

    Hereford and Oxford in the century following the Restoration were two widely contrasting sees. This book offers insights into the working of the church courts, portrayals of the key figures in both sees, and an analysis of diocesan patterns of welfa…

  • River Ribble

    River Ribble
    av Malcolm Greenhalgh

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361351

    A book about a major British river - Ribble, which looks at the natural environment over time, and how humans have modelled the history and ecology of the region.

  • Return to Peterloo

    Return to Peterloo

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362259

    The Peterloo massacre of 1819 is one of the landmarks of British history. Notwithstanding the weeks of legal argument and the decades of noisy disputes about who was responsible, the sheer quantity of information is exceptional, so the basic facts h…

  • Lancaster at War

    Lancaster at War
    av John Fidler

    Pocket - 2018 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837160

    From pre-war murmurings to postwar memorials, John Fidler's engaging account of Lancaster in World War II draws on first-hand recollections, newspaper articles and museum resources to tell the tale of how the city fared with dignity and resilience i…

  • Shiels to Shields

    Shiels to Shields
    av Danny Lawrence

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362280

    Telling the fascinating life story of this North Tyneside town, right up to the recent past, Danny Lawrence's book is a comprehensive history for those with origins in North Shields.

  • Birdwatching Walks in Bowland

    Birdwatching Walks in Bowland
    av David Hindle, John Wilson

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837054

    Birdwatching Walks in Bowland, now in its third edition, reveals the many treasures in the Forest of Bowland that can be enjoyed by all. Readers can choose from over 30 lovely routes, all with straightforward directions, easy-to-follow maps and usef…

  • They Worked All Their Lives

    They Worked All Their Lives
    av Carl Chinn

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361191

    Offers an account of the woman of the urban poor who worked from when they were toddlers until they died. This book argues that often earning her own income and receiving the earnings of her children, it was the mother who was in charge of the daily…

  • Castle Walks in Yorkshire

    Castle Walks in Yorkshire
    av Peter R. Williamson

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181323

    Illustrated with maps and photographs, this is a walking guide. Each walk visits at least one castle or castle ruins and takes the walker through some of Yorkshire's best scenery.

  • History of Preston

    History of Preston
    av David Hunt

    Pocket - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361719

    For a century and a half Preston was the archetypal Lancashire cotton town, with mills and terraced houses for the workers. Charles Dickens used Preston as the darkest face of Victorian industry in his novel "Hard Times". This book tells the complet…

  • Lancaster Roman Cavalry Stone

    Lancaster Roman Cavalry Stone
    av Stephen Bull

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181477

    In November 2005, a massive stone bearing the image of a triumphant horseman and his fallen foe was discovered in the County of Lancashire. This illustrated volume attempts to tell the stone's story, and in doing so aims to unravel some of the myste…

  • The Oddfellows

    The Oddfellows
    av Daniel Weinbren

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362075

    On 10 October 1810, 27 men came together to form the Independent Order of Oddfellows, Manchester Unity. It was to be the beginning of an organisation which for the last 200 years has appealed to the best in people, treated them as capable of exercis…

  • A History of Norfolk

    A History of Norfolk
    av Chris Barringer

    Häftad - 2019 - ISBN: 9781859362334

    The story of Norfolk and its people began almost a million years ago on the foreshore at Happisburgh. It has a history stretching back into the dimmest mists of time, across whose soil some of our most celebrated national fi gures have walked &ndash…

  • Preston Cotton Martyrs

    Preston Cotton Martyrs
    av Jim S. Leigh

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181453

    Preston was no ordinary town during the nineteenth century. While king cotton reigned supreme throughout Lancashire, the underlying ills associated with this industry were very often highlighted particularly starkly there. This book presents an indi…

  • Millers

    av Glyn Jones

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859360859

    "The Millers" describes not only the changes in machinery and processing and the effects on the traditional industry, but also the personalities who shaped the trade, the companies they ran, and the myths and legends which have surrounded them.

  • Popular Music in the Manchester Region Since 1950

    Popular Music in the Manchester Region Since 1950

    Häftad - 2015 - ISBN: 9781859362273

    Manchester was 'at the heart of English pop music creativity for at least three decades'. This fascinating book celebrates this contribution and delves into the music cultures and subcultures around the city during one of the most exciting eras in m…

  • "A General Plague of Madness"

    "A General Plague of Madness"
    av Stephen Bull

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361054

    From Furness to Liverpool, and from the Wyre estuary to Manchester and Warrington - civil war actions, battles, sieges and skirmishes took place in virtually every corner of Lancashire. Presenting the history of the Lancashire civil wars, this work…

  • Marriners Yarns

    Marriners Yarns
    av George Ingle

    Pocket - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361030

    A fascinating insight into an industry that shaped the Yorkshire landscape which will appeal to those interested in the history of the county, Keighley, knitting and our industrial heritage generally. Marriner's wool and patterns have clothed genera…

  • Frederick William Dwelly, First Dean of Liverpool, 1881-1957

    Frederick William Dwelly, First Dean of Liverpool, 1881-1957
    av Peter Kennerley

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361337

    Frederick William Dwelly died over 50 years ago, but his vision for the place of worship that both made and broke him still pervades. His influence is there in the philosophy of inclusion that typifies the Cathedral's religious and educational activ…

  • Alderley Park Discovered

    Alderley Park Discovered
    av George B Hill

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837047

    Alderley Park Discovered is written by former AstraZeneca chemist George Hill, whose carefully researched text is presented in a wonderfully lively and readable style. The 400-acre site is a unique and beautiful natural environment with a rich, vari…

  • History of Science and Technology in the North West

    History of Science and Technology in the North West

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361832

    Perhaps better than any other city, Manchester illustrates the historical relationship between the growth of science and the growth of industry - a relationship which is topical now, as it has been for two centuries. This book presents an overview o…

  • Iron Harvests of the Field

    Iron Harvests of the Field
    av Peter Dewey

    Häftad - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361603

    In many ways this book tells a familiar story in British industry: of innovation and enterprise in the early decades ...of worldwide dominance at a time when Britain was the workshop of the world ...of wars and economic downturns ...of foreign compe…

  • Iron Harvests of the Field

    Iron Harvests of the Field
    av Peter Dewey

    Inbunden - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361801

    In many ways this book tells a familiar story in British industry: of innovation and enterprise in the early decades ...of worldwide dominance at a time when Britain was the workshop of the world ...of wars and economic downturns ...of foreign compe…

  • Great Liverpudlians

    Great Liverpudlians
    av David Charters

    Pocket - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181705

    Great Liverpudlians takes the reader on a wonderfully enjoyable journey through the city's past, introducing us to an array of colourful characters and the part they each played in shaping the city.

  • Leicester

    av Richard Rodger, Rebecca Madgin

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362242

    This lavishly produced book brings together an impressive amount of new historical research which seeks to answer this question, providing fresh interpretations of Leicester's history since 1800.

  • Leicester

    av Richard Rodger, Rebecca Madgin

    Inbunden - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362310

    This lavishly produced book brings together an impressive amount of new historical research which seeks to answer this question, providing fresh interpretations of Leicester's history since 1800.

  • Walking from Garstang and in Wyresdale

    Walking from Garstang and in Wyresdale
    av Ian Brodie, Krysia Brodie

    Pocket - 2020 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837306

    Ian and Krysia Brodie's carefully chosen walks are intended for all ages and abilities, guiding walkers through some of the most beautiful landscape in Lancashire.

  • Researching and Writing History

    Researching and Writing History
    av David Dymond

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362303

    This invaluable book, now completely updated, provides practical advice about the process of research and writing history. It gives essential guidance on finding sources; transcribing, analysing and interpreting evidence; writing; historical perspec…

  • Reading: a history

    Reading: a history
    av Joan Dils

    Häftad - 2019 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362341

    Reading in the 21st century is proud to call itself the biggest town in England, and is considered to be among the best places in Britain to provide a `good work-life balance.' Yet in the fifth century it was a barely visible settlement. So how was…

  • Rivers and the British Landscape

    Rivers and the British Landscape

    Inbunden - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361207

    Provides an analysis of British rivers, exploring the physical formation of rivers; the characteristics of environments; analysis of the social, economic, and cultural uses and associations of rivers; and examination of the problems of river managem…

  • Great Yorkshire Election of 1807

    Great Yorkshire Election of 1807
    av Ellen Gibson Wilson

    Pocket - 2015 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362235

    In 1807, 23,007 voters travelled to York to cast their votes for two county members in the general election. This study illustrates the working of the political process, with an account of what it meant to mobilise, convey, feed, lodge and deploy va…

  • Around Preston

    Around Preston
    av David Hindle

    Pocket - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181927

    This beautiful book celebrates, with its combination of history, wildlfie and walking in the amazing countryside around Preston is perfect book for anyone living in or visiting the city and the lovely places on its doorstep.

  • Early Modern Manchester

    Early Modern Manchester

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361849

    This fascinating volume takes a look at aspects of Manchester's history in the centuries before its industrial heyday.

  • We'll Blow with the Wind

    We'll Blow with the Wind
    av Jean Brown

    Pocket - 2008 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181590

    The latest installment of life at The Currer, the Yorkshire Dales farm run by Jean and her sister Margaret. Their life is never easy but they embrace all that is thrown at them with vigour and strength that belies their years. Some of the events are…

  • Building of Liverpool Cathedral

    Building of Liverpool Cathedral
    av Peter Kennerley

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837108

    This magnificent place of worship was planned and built entirely during the twentieth century. Former Cathedral Education Officer Peter Kennerley weaves the facts of its creation into a fascinating and lively narrative.

  • The Lancashire Witch Craze

    The Lancashire Witch Craze
    av Jonathon Lumby

    Häftad - 2007 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859360255

    'Jennet Preston lies heavy upon me', cried Thomas Lister on his deathbed. We are told that his corpse bled when she touched it...and Jennet was convicted of witchcraft. Was there really a satanic coven on Pendle side? Or was Jennet framed by Lister'…

  • Trails with Tales

    Trails with Tales
    av Beth Pipe

    Pocket - 2017 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837085

    Trails with Tales is the perfect book for anyone wanting to pull on their boots, explore the area and get up close to a little local history.

  • A History of Preston Guild, England's Greatest Carnival

    A History of Preston Guild, England's Greatest Carnival
    av Alan Crosby

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362129

    Preston Guild is only celebrated every twenty years, and has a history stretching back to the Middle Ages, more than 800 years ago. Described as our Greatest Carnival, the event has changed greatly over the years: originally it was held to help regu…

  • London Stage in the Nineteenth Century

    London Stage in the Nineteenth Century
    av Robert Tanitch

    Inbunden - 2010 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362082

    Just like Robert Tanitch's critically acclaimed book on the London stage in the twentieth century, this wonderful new book is 'fascinating - absolutely wonderful for finding what you aren't looking for'. Presented chronologically, the concise and we…

  • History of Haworth

    History of Haworth
    av Michael Baumber

    Inbunden - 2009 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859361566

    Haworth parsonage and village will forever be linked inextricably with one nineteenth-century literary family. For it was here, in 1821, that Patrick Bront, an Irish Anglican clergyman, came from Thornton to be curate. He brought his three young dau…

  • Primrose Hill

    Primrose Hill
    av Martin Sheppard

    Inbunden - 2013 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362228

    Primrose Hill exercises a hold upon the imagination of everyone who climbs it. The site of William Blake's vision of the sun, and the subject of one of W.H. Auden's earliest poems, it is a green sanctuary offering superb and ever-changing views over…

  • Old Silverdale

    Old Silverdale
    av Rod Ireland

    Pocket - 2016 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781910837078

    Using not only postcards but also many photographs from local family archives, author Rod Ireland paints a warm and vivid picture of life in Silverdale over the last century.

  • Britain and the Olympics

    Britain and the Olympics
    av Bob Phillips

    Häftad - 2012 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781859362136

    Presents a vibrant and readable account of the modern Olympics with particular reference to British involvement and success. Each Games is described, and every one of the 491 British gold medallists is named. For a small country Britain has had a re…

  • Grow Your Own in Lancashire

    Grow Your Own in Lancashire
    av Malcolm Greenhalgh

    Pocket - 2014 - Engelska - ISBN: 9781874181934

    A brilliant new book especially for the gardeners of the North West! Full of Grow Your Own (GYO) information and tips for growers across the old county of Lancashire.