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Newgate calendar

Genre of publications chronicling the crimes and punishments of notorious criminals.

Newgate novel

Early form of sensation literature, drawing their inspiration from the Newgate Calendar, first published in 1773 and containing biographies of famous criminals.

Nico Ditch

Linear earthwork between Ashton-under-Lyne and Stretford in Greater Manchester, England.

Nicolas Lawson, witch

Redirected to Pittenweem witches.

Noel Streatfeild bibliography

List of the novels written by Noel Streatfeild.

Nook Colliery

Coal mine on the Manchester Coalfield after 1866 in Tyldesley, Lancashire, England.

Noon Hill

Area of the West Pennine Moors in North West England. At its summit is a Bronze Age burial mound.

Norah Wilmot

Norah Wilmot (1889–1980) was the first British woman racehorse trainer to officially train a winning horse. Her historic win came with her filly Pat, at Brighton in August 1966, just one day after she became one of the first two women to be granted a training licence by the Jockey Club.

North Berwick witch trials

Series of Scottish witch trials held between 1590 and 1593

North Western Gas Board

Former state-owned utility area gas board providing gas for light and heat to industries and homes in the north-west of England.