Oil on canvas portrait of Lady Agnew by John Singer Sargent completed during 1892. Commissioned by her husband Sir Andrew Noel Agnew, 9th Baronet.
Heiress known for her stance against Catholicism and her leading role in the Highland Clearances
Perhaps the best-known of the ghost ships that reportedly haunt British waters.
Geologist, cattle breeder, an active feminist and creator of the MacRobert Trust, a charity that supports the RAF and others
The Lancashire and Cheshire Coalfield in North West England was one of the most important British coalfields. Its coal seams were formed from the vegetation of tropical swampy forests in the Carboniferous period more than 300 million years ago.
Form of friendly society started in 1872 to provide financial assistance to miners who were unable to work after being injured in industrial accidents in collieries on the Lancashire Coalfield.
Trade union founded in the aftermath of a bitter and violent seven-week strike in 1881.
The Lancashire Witch was built by Robert Stephenson and Company, and was a development of George Stephenson and Timothy Hackworth’s Locomotion No. 1.
Tall, narrow window typically associated with the Gothic architectural style.
Structure close to the refectory of a monastery, providing washing facilities.