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Tyldesley Loopline

Railway line built in 1864 to connect local collieries to the Liverpool–Manchester main line.

Tyldesley Urban District

Tyldesley cum Shakerley Urban District and its successor, Tyldesley Urban District. was from 1894 to 1974 a local government district in Lancashire, England. In 1974 the urban district was abolished and its former area was transfered to the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan in Greater Manchester.

Tyldesley witch

Redirected to Edmund Hartley.

Udny Castle

Tower house in the parish of Udny, southwest of Pitmedden and northeast of the hamlet of Udny Green, Aberdeenshire

Udny Mort House

In the 18th and 19th centuries body-snatchers, also known as resurrectionists, shush-lifters or noddies, excavated graves to meet the increasing demand from medical colleges for bodies to dissect, as not enough were being supplied from executions.

Ullerwood Castle

Early medieval fortification, possibly a shell keep, in Ringway, Greater Manchester, England.

Under the Knife

Short story by H. G. Wells first published in 1896, about an out of body experience while under anaesthetic.


Undines (or ondines) are a category of imaginary elemental beings associated with water, first named in the alchemical writings of Paracelsus. Similar creatures are found in classical literature, particularly Ovid’s Metamorphoses.

Unitary authority

Local government administrative unit in England and Wales.

Urban district

Administrative areas that had district councils and shared local government responsibilities with a county council.