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2 edition of "This enterprising Lancashire" found in the catalog.

"This enterprising Lancashire"

Lancashire Industrial Development Association.

"This enterprising Lancashire"

some aspects of industry.

by Lancashire Industrial Development Association.

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Published by Lancashire Industrial Development Association, 1950. in Manchester .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination27p. :
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18721651M

Lucas Industries set up shadow factoriesproducing a wide range of electrical parts for the war effort. Second- class people at twopence a mile were in coaches painted black above and dark green below, with red panels and red bearing springs, the roof being nearly flat, the seats being unpadded. My main proposal is that we should each of us, in all our choices, follow the Happiness Principle: we should aim to produce the greatest happiness that we can — and especially the least misery. Magnesium Elektron 's factory in Lowerhouse became the largest magnesium production facility in Britain.

A permanent military presence was established in the town with the completion of Burnley Barracks in There are two opposing strands in human nature. These techniques offer the prospect of a society where we take care, more than ever, of our own inner contentment and, especially, the happiness of others. There is no definitive record of a settlement until after the Norman conquest of England. The Queen paid a second official visit to the town in summermarking the th anniversary of Burnley's borough status.

The focus is as sharp as the writing is incisive. This is vital for a happy society. Why not treat them anonymously and number them? There were three compartments, the two double seats having half backs from which an iron upright supported the roof, and under the seats were lockers for dogs or luggage. Burnley began to develop in this period into a small market town. The other Southport linethat from Liverpool by the coast, also proved unexpectedly profitable, and at length the traffic on it became so great that the only way to deal with it was by electrification.


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Then there were other advantages, the quicker getting into speed and the higher journey speed, the more frequent service, the greater possible mileage of each train per day, and the increased loading and unloading capacity of the platforms.

Following the Roman period, the area became part of the kingdom of Rhegedand then the kingdom of Northumbria. So there has to be a new, secular ethic, based on human need and not divine command. Some are used in millions, some not in tens. Dozens of new mills were constructed, along with many foundries and ironworks that supplied the cotton mills and coal mines with machinery and cast and wrought iron for construction.

In a memorial to the fallen was erected in Towneley Parkfunded by Caleb Thornber, former mayor and alderman of the borough to ensure the sacrifice of the men lost was commemorated. The others try to get them to shut up, but no avail. There is much within its covers to commend it to both parishioners, as well as lovers of local history.

Lyndsey Boardman 25 May The map features a street plan of the county town, Lancasterand side panels containing portraits of kings from the House of Lancaster and the House of York. They were not only judged on their overall idea, but on problem solving, presentation, use of social media and communication.

There are over a thousand millions, that is more than five hundred acres, of tickets issued in this country during the year. Hindle observes: "Trams ran off electricity generated by incinerators burning the town's waste. When the train has gone or at any time that may be necessary the numbers are taken down, and the old numbers being deducted from them give the amount and details of the sales, and consequently the cash for which the issuer is liable.

Littleborough, yards long, was the most difficult tunnel made up to then. All being clear, the fanfare of the guard from aloft was quickly responded to by a piercing whistle amid the roaring steam of the engine, and the train proceeded swiftly on its way to the tuneful strains of a band, which was accommodated in one of the open carriages, accompanied by the exultant cheers of the throng of spectators.

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He rightly points out that recent history has proved Catterall to be a strong-minded community - taking on developers and sometimes winning. Victoria Crosses were awarded to two soldiers from the town, Hugh Colvin and Thomas Whithamalong with a third to resident and only son of the chief constable Alfred Victor Smith.

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This basic secular ethics goes back to the 18th-century Anglo-Scottish enlightenment, which proposed a radically new goal for society. Against this were the expense of the installation and upkeep, and the unforeseen drawbacks.

Gorple Road running east from Worsthorne appears to follow the route of a Roman road that may have crossed the present-day centre of town, on the way to the fort at Ribchester.

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