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Howe Bridge Mines Rescue Station

First mines rescue station on the Lancashire Coalfield, opened in 1908 in Lovers Lane Howe Bridge, Atherton, Lancashire, England.

Hugh Stowell

Church of England clergyman with a reputation as a vigorous firebrand of a preacher.

Hugh Tremenheere

Career civil servant and inspector of schools, and from 1843 to 1859 the first inspector of mines.

Hulme Arch Bridge

Bridge in Hulme, Manchester, England, supporting Stretford Road as it passes over Princess Road, part of the regeneration of that area of Manchester.

Hulme Barracks

Former cavalry barracks in Hulme, Manchester, now converted into flats.

Hulme Hall

Former half-timbered manor house on the banks of the River Irwell in Manchester, demolished in about 1840.

Hulton Collieries

The Hulton Colliery Company operated on the Lancashire Coalfield from the mid-19th century in Over Hulton and Westhoughton, Lancashire.

Humphrey Chetham

English merchant responsible for the creation of Chetham’s Hospital and Chetham’s Library, the oldest public library in the English-speaking world.

Humpty Dumpty

One of the best-known English nursery rhymes, about an egg, and almost certainly intended as a riddle.

Huskar Pit Disaster

Deaths of 26 boys and girls working underground, drowned by an overflowing stream.