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National Coal Board

Statutory corporation created to run the coal mining industry in the United Kingdom under the Coal Industry Nationalisation Act 1946.

National schools

Schools set up by Anglican clergy and their local supporters, initially run by single teachers using the monitorial system.


Central part of a church, used by the laiety.


Form of magic in which the dead are re-animated and able to communicate with the sorcerer who invoked them, just as they would if they were alive.

Ned Painter

English bare-knuckle prize fighter. After his retirement from boxing he became the landlord of The Anchor in Norwich.

New Bolsover

Model village adjoining the town of Bolsover in Derbyshire, built by the local colliery company to house its workers.

New Hall moat

Scheduled monument in Tyldesley, Greater Manchester, England, which comprises a moat and an island platform on which a modern house has been built.

New Lester Colliery

Colliery on the Manchester Coalfield opened after 1872 by James and William Roscoe in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England.

New Manchester

Formerly isolated mining community at the extreme eastern end of the Tyldesley township.

Newes from Scotland

1591 pamphlet describing the North Berwick witch trials in Scotland, detailing the confessions given by the accused witches before the King.