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Lilian’s story

by Kathryn Pink   Everyone knows Atkinsons. The aromas of their roasting coffee permeate the Lancaster air. Not the smells and noises …

20 Castle Park

Fanny’s Hand

by Karen Burns   In 1778, a servant called Frances (Fanny) was baptised in the Priory. In 1997 a severed hand, believed …

Hansbrow’s Hotel

by John Strivens   James Hansbrow, Keeper of Lancaster Jail, was not a happy man. Sitting in his small office in the …

Incident in Bareilly

by John Strivens   It was a warm summer evening in 1892, and I was visiting an old friend who lived in …

Newgate hangings 1789

An Execution Witnessed

by John Regan 76 Church Street Lancaster Saturday, 5th September 1807.   My Dear Oliver, As promised, I give below my memories …

Hannah Whammel speaks

by Jane Routh   Nights when the traffic thins, I listen to the river, how full it is, how fast, how much …

Mary Holden England Wales Criminal Registers

Mary Holden

by Irene Wise Initial research by David Edmondson.   After their son died, everyone knew they didn’t get on. They didn’t keep …

Cot

The Cot Tells its Story

by Christine Henderson   I’ve often wondered why I was brought to this humble dwelling. It’s very different from what I’ve been …