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Hanging Bridge

Medieval structure spanning the Hanging Ditch, which connected the rivers Irk and Irwell in Manchester, England, part of the city’s medieval defences.

Harlequinade

British comic theatrical genre developed in England between the 17th and mid-19th centuries.

Harper Runabout

The Harper Runabout is a three-wheeled motor vehicle designed by Robert Harper and manufactured from 1921 until 1926.

Harris’s List of Covent Garden Ladies

Annual directory of prostitutes working in Georgian London, published from 1757 until 1795.

Harry Liston

English comedian and actor.

Hartley Bank Colliery

Former colliery in Netherton, West Yorkshire, opened in 1841 and closed in 1968.

Haydock Collieries

Haydock Collieries comprised several pits, some started in the 18th century, on land owned by the Leghs of Lyme around Haydock on the Lancashire Coalfield in north-west England.

Heavy Woollen District

Area of West Yorkshire whose prosperity rested on the manufacture of shoddy and mungo, an early form of recycling.

Helen Duncan

Last person to be imprisoned under the Witchcraft Act 1735, in 1944.

Hellish Nell

Redirected to Helen Duncan.