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An eclectic collection of essays on late 19th-century Lancashire culture and life, including essays on the poets John Critchley Prince and Edwin Waugh. Thomas Newbigging was born in Glasgow and died in Knutsford, Chesshire, living in between in Rossendale, Pernambuco, and Manchester. A gas manager by profession and writer-historian by inclination, his two major works were the Handbook for Gas Engineers and Managers (1889) and the History of the Forest of Rossendale (1893). (Summary by Phil Benson)

Lancashire Characters and Places by NEWBIGGING, Thomas LibriVox

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An eclectic collection of essays on late 19th-century Lancashire culture and life, including essays on the poets John Critchley Prince and Edwin Waugh. Thomas Newbigging was born in Glasgow and died in Knutsford, Chesshire, living in between in Rossendale, Pernambuco, and Manchester. A gas manager by profession and writer-historian by inclination, his two major works were the Handbook for Gas Engineers and Managers (1889) and the History of the Forest of Rossendale (1893). (Summary by Phil Benson)

    01 - John Critchley Prince

    01 - John Critchley Prince

    • 29 min
    02 - The last of the ale-tasters

    02 - The last of the ale-tasters

    • 16 min
    03 - Edwin Waugh

    03 - Edwin Waugh

    • 21 min
    04 - The Gull Moss

    04 - The Gull Moss

    • 11 min
    05 - Lancashire factory doffers

    05 - Lancashire factory doffers

    • 11 min
    06 - James Leach the Lancashire composer

    06 - James Leach the Lancashire composer

    • 24 min

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