Horror novella by Henry James, first published in 1898, about a governess who comes to believe that the house where she works is haunted.
Short story by H. G. Wells published in 1903, about three men who are attacked by giant spiders while pursuing a half-caste girl through a desolate valley.
Lancashire’s first steam locomotive, built by Robert Daglish in 1812 at the Haigh Foundry for colliery owner, John Clarke and it entered service the following year.
Handbook written by Dorothy Levitt, targeted at women motorists.
Account of a series of English witch trials that took place on 18–19 August 1612, commonly known as the Lancashire witch trials.
English nursery rhyme about a woman with many children.
Song by Scottish poet Jean Adam (1704–1765), set to the music of “Up an’ Waur Them A’ ”.
Collection of 30 short stories by H. G. Wells, first published in 1897.
Last person to be executed in Britain for blasphemy, in 1697.
Portrait and landscape painter, founding member of the Royal Academy of Arts.