The A Z of Curious County Durham

In the 1953 edition of the rather fulsomely titled The King's England: Durham – A Guide to everything that makes the County famous, Town by Town, Village by Village we are reminded, if we were not already fully aware, that two of the ...

Author: Martin Dufferwiel

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750957359

Category: History

Page: 128

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This book draws upon the varied history and unique heritage of the County Palatine of Durham, an ancient land of saints and warlords. It is a catalogue of curious tales, odd anecdotes and quirky characters from County Durham’s past. Within its pages the reader will discover stories of hauntings, murders and mysterious deaths, while modern-day enigmas – such as the ancient structure that archaeologists remain at a loss to explain, or the lost treasure found at the bottom of the River Wear – are revisited. Inspired in part by the chronicles and compendiums of County Durham’s nineteenth-century historians and antiquarians, this book is a miscellany – at times tragic, at times comic, but always entertaining. And for those for whom the collective subjects hold a perennial fascination, it is ideal for dipping into, perhaps to learn something new about wonderfully curious County Durham.

The A Z of Curious Flintshire

These tell of the suffering of the troops who were involved in the building of the Burma–Thailand Railway (the 'Death ... followed by a cook's course in Lincoln and then a posting to a camp just outside Barnard Castle in County Durham.

Author: David Rowe

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750964395

Category: History

Page: 176

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Flintshire, the northern gateway to Wales, is a county rich in heritage. It is home to ancient artefacts, medieval buildings and country houses, and has had many fascinating residents such as the grand old man of politics, W.E. Gladstone, and the famous naturalist and writer, Thomas Pennant. As with much of Wales, Flintshire is also a place of myth and legends, from missing monks to maids in wells. This wonderful compendium of curious anecdotes and curiosities relates tales from the county’s rich history. Splendidly illustrated, it is great for dipping into, but can equally be enjoyed from cover to cover.

Gentleman s Magazine Library Durham Essex Gloucestershire

A flat stone to Hannah , wife of Francis Knollis , of Nether Winchington , co . Bucks , Esq . , 1689 : Knollys , az . , semée of crosslets , and a cross moline voided or , impaling Collyn . Hatchments . 1. To Sir Peter Parker , Bart .

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ISBN: HARVARD:32044090348871

Category: England

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A Selection of Arms Authorized by the Laws of Heraldry

Arms . - Quarterly : 1st and 4th , gu . , a fesse , chequy , or and az . , between three owls , arg . ... Durham , to whose father , Thomas ( son of William Watson ) , there is a curious old 2 B PLATE Xxx . ] 175 AUTHORIZED ARMS .

Author: Bernard Burke

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ISBN: OXFORD:590183799

Category: Heraldry

Page: 244

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Report of Progress 1874 1889 A Z

ferrous oxide is replaced by magnesia , in others a part of the iron in the ferric oxide by titanium as in menaccanite . Pennsylvania possesses many very important deposits of magnetite , stretching from the Durham Hills , south of ...

Author: Geological Survey of Pennsylvania

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ISBN: MINN:31951000883283S

Category: Coal

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Notes and Queries

1878 :“ Johnson ( Kibblesworth , * co . Durham ; granted May , THE JEW OF TEWKESBURY ( 2nd S. xii . 165 , 479 ; 1569 ) . Per pale sa , and az . on a saltire ar . betw . three 6th S. ii . 52 ) . - Mr. MacRay refers ( u.s. , p .

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ISBN: IND:30000093632788

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Notes Respecting the Family of Waldo

A very curious account of this transaction is given under the head of Sherburn Hospital , in Sir Bernard Burke's " Seats ... co . Dorset , and Prebendary of Sarum ; and by his brother , Thomas William Waldy of Egglescliffe , co . Durham ...

Author: Morris Charles Jones

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105048691138

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A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and Ireland Enjoying Territorial Possessions Or High Official Rank

SKINNER , SAMUEL , esq . of Shirley Park , Surrey , b . at Wanstead , in Essex , 4th July , 1774 , m . at Chittoor , East Indies ... esq . of Kirk Mannington , in the county of Durham , and has had issue , Russell - MORLAND , b .

Author: John Burke

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ISBN: UCD:31175013564508

Category: Great Britain

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The Athenaeum

BLACKWOOD'S , MAG , A Z IN E. Collection of Books , including the Library of the late W. BETTS , Esq . , of Diss ... Battersea Enamels - curious Watches - Crystais - Cabinet Pictures of Sports and Landscapes - ancient Alarum Bell - very ...

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ISBN: HARVARD:HW36BH

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