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Curious Tales from West Yorkshire

History


by
Howard Peach

Book Details

Format: EPUB

Page count: 128 pages

File size: 4.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

This is a charming compendium of historical oddities, curious customs and strange events from across West Yorkshire. Laid out in an easy to use A-Z format, it explores a vast range of subjects, from folklore and legends to Yorkshire’s strangest buildings, artefacts and memorials (including a drinker’s tomb made from a beer barrel). Here also are some of Yorkshire’s most eccentric characters and famous former inhabitants, and the stories behind some of the oddest events that have occurred in the county – and perhaps even in the whole of the British Isles. With countless Civil War curiosities, tragic tales and hilarious happenings, ‘tha couldna mak it up!’. Richly illustrated with both modern and archive images, it will delight residents and visitors alike.

This is a charming compendium of historical oddities, curious customs and strange events from across West Yorkshire. Laid out in an easy to use A-Z format, it explores a vast range of subjects, from folklore and legends to Yorkshire’s strangest buildings, artefacts and memorials (including a drinker’s tomb made from a beer barrel). Here also are some of Yorkshire’s most eccentric characters and famous former inhabitants, and the stories behind some of the oddest… (more)

This is a charming compendium of historical oddities, curious customs and strange events from across West Yorkshire. Laid out in an easy to use A-Z format, it explores a vast range of subjects, from folklore and legends to Yorkshire’s strangest buildings, artefacts and memorials (including a drinker’s tomb made from a beer barrel). Here also are some of Yorkshire’s most eccentric characters and famous former inhabitants, and the stories behind some of the oddest events that have occurred in the county – and perhaps even in the whole of the British Isles. With countless Civil War curiosities, tragic tales and hilarious happenings, ‘tha couldna mak it up!’. Richly illustrated with both modern and archive images, it will delight residents and visitors alike.

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