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Lancashire folk-lore

Lancashire folk-lore

illustrative of the superstitious beliefs and practices, local customs and usages of the people of the county palatine

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Published by J. Heywood in Manchester .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Folklore -- England -- Lancashire.,
  • Superstition.,
  • Lancashire (England) -- Social life and customs.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementcompiled and edited by John Harland and T.T. Wilkinson.
    ContributionsHarland, John, 1806-1868., Wilkinson, Thomas Turner, d. 1874.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGR142.L3 H28x 1882
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 308p. ;
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21800577M

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In this large section of the Folk-lore of Lancashire we propose to treat of all the notions and practices of the people which appear to recognise a supernatural power or powers, especially as aids to impart to man a knowledge of the future.

An alphabetical arrangement has been adopted, which is to some extent also chronological. Beginning with the pretended sciences or arts of Alchemy and.

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Lancashire Folk-lore Illustrative of the Superstitious Beliefs and Practices, Local Customs and Usages of the People of the County Palatine Language: English: LoC Class: GR: Geography, Anthropology, Recreation: Folklore: Subject: Folklore -- England -- Lancashire Lancashire folk-lore book Lancashire (England) -- Social life and customs Category: Text: EBook-No Cited by: 7.

Lancashire, like all other counties of England, has historically had its own peculiar superstitions, manners, and customs, which may or may not find parallels in those of other following list of folklore of Lancashire was collected in by one Tattersall Wilkinson of Burnley, as exemplars of the time.

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