An Act of the Parliament of Great Britain to prohibit the formation of new joint-stock companies unless approved by royal charter.
Three-wheeler car designed and built by Dick Buckland from 1985 until 1999.
Categorisation of UK census data that corresponds more closely to the traditional towns, villages and cities that people associate with where they live than do the administrative boundaries.
Act of parliament to prohibit burials in the metropolis of London.
Series of 16 killings committed over a period of about ten months in 1828 in Edinburgh, Scotland. They were undertaken by William Burke and William Hare, who sold the corpses to Robert Knox for dissection at his anatomy lectures.
Major producer of decorated tiles and architectural ceramics in Yorkshire.
Burning was a legal punishment imposed on women found guilty of high treason, petty treason or heresy. Over a period of several centuries, female convicts were publicly burnt at the stake, sometimes alive, for a range of activities including coining and mariticide.
Phenomenon known in the area around Wigan in Lancashire from at least the 17th century.
Most northerly portion of the Lancashire Coalfield, surrounding Burnley, Nelson, Blackburn and Accrington.
There were three Burying in Woollens Acts passed during the 17th century, to support the domestic woollen trade in the face of increasing competition from foreign imports