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2 edition of Lancashire stories. found in the catalog.

Lancashire stories.

Hird, Frank

Lancashire stories.

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Published by T. C. & E. C. Jack in London .
Written in English


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Contained within the pages of this book are the stories behind some of the most notorious murders in Lancashire’s history. The cases covered here record the county’s most fascinating but least known crimes, as well as famous murders that gripped not just Lancashire but the whole nation. Browse The Independent’s complete collection of articles and commentary on Lancashire. Lancashire - latest news, breaking stories and comment - The Independent Subscribe now. County of England. Lancashire (/ˈlæŋkəʃər/ LANG-kə-shər, /-ʃɪər/ -⁠sheer; abbreviated Lancs.) is a ceremonial county in North West England. The administrative centre is Preston. The county has a population of 1,, and an area of 1, square miles (3, km 2). People from Lancashire are known as Lancastrians.


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