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Bolton and Leigh Railway

Lancashire’s first public railway, promoted as a mineral line in connection with William Hulton’s coal pits to the west of his estate at Over Hulton.

Bond Bug

The Bond Bug is a small British two-seat, three-wheeled automobile, built from 1970 to 1974 by the Reliant Motor Company. Based on a modified version of the Reliant Robin chassis, with mechanical components from the Reliant Regal, its distinctive feature is its bright tangerine wedge-shaped body.

Boobrie

Shapeshifting entity of the lochs of the west coast of Scotland

Boothstown Mines Rescue Station

Mines rescue station serving the collieries of the Lancashire and Cheshire Coal Owners on the Lancashire Coalfield, opened in 1933.

Borley Rectory

Reputedly “the most haunted house in England”, described as such by psychic researcher Harry Price. Demolished in 1944.

Bottesford witches

Redirected to Witches of Belvoir.

Bottomry

Early form of maritime insurance, now defunct.

Boulton and Park

Thomas Ernest Boulton and Frederick William Park were two Victorian cross-dressers. In 1870, while in drag, they were arrested after leaving a London theatre. They were charged with conspiracy to commit sodomy, a crime that carried a maximum prison sentence of life with hard labour.

Box pew

Type of church seating with enclosed sides.

Bradford Colliery

Bradford Colliery was a coal mine in Bradford, Manchester, England.