OK another quick blog from my personal archives , I was toying with doing a book based on the disastrous side of Lancashire but I am parking it for a while whilst I start on another project. Here is some of the work I started , I found there were many unfortunate events in the […]

The following information was omitted from my book Blackpool At War (released on The History Press , October 2013) due to a miscommunication by Me and the publishers so I have decided to Blog the additional material that i missed out so it is in the public domain. In relation to the book it was […]

Blog number 3 –  The River Wyre Historic Ports – Wardley’s and Skippool Ok for blog number 3 I have chosen to cover Skippool  creek and smuggling along the river Wyre. It was suggested by a follower and after a bit of research it looked a great topic to write about. For the purpose of […]

HistoryofLancs (Lancashire History) Blog Author: John Ellis Blog Number: 2 Blog Topic : Frank Mackenna and the great escape Location : Accrington , Blackpool , Lancashire Hi welcome to the new followers , we are growing. The account is to act as a catalyst to all lancashire history stories , so please send in links […]

HistoryofLancs (Lancashire History) Blog Author: John Ellis Blog Number: 1 Blog Topic : Whittingham mental asylum Location : Whittingham road , Goosnargh, near Preston Introduction Ok firstly welcome to the HistoryofLancs twitter account and accompanying blog  , thanks for adding. I set up the account as I thought it’s a great way to pass knowledge […]

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