Rivington Hall

Grade II* listed former manor house in Rivington, Lancashire, England, the successor to a 15th-century building that was built near to the present building.

William Hulton

Landowner who lived at Hulton Hall in Lancashire, notorious for his part in the Peterloo Massacre.

John Grundy Limited

Company of heating engineers and ironfounders, started in Tyldesley, Lancashire in 1857.

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.

Mining disasters in Lancashire

Mining disasters in Lancashire in which five or more people were killed occurred most frequently in the 1850s, 1860s and 1870s.

Manchester Mummy

Mummified body of Hannah Beswick (1688–1758, a wealthy woman with a pathological fear of premature burial.

Peg o’ Nell

Malevolent water spirit of the River Ribble in Lancashire, England.

Mather Lane Mills

Former complex of cotton mills built on the banks of the Bridgewater Canal in Bedford, Leigh in Lancashire, England.