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Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire.

James Alexander Petch

Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire.

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Published by Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from the Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, vol.69, 1959.

Other titlesTransactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society, vol.69, 1959.
ContributionsLancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society.
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Open LibraryOL17957086M


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Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire. by James Alexander Petch Download PDF EPUB FB2

Page - So the struck eagle, stretch'd upon the plain, No more through rolling clouds to soar again, View'd his own feather on the fatal dart, And wing'd the shaft that quiver'd in his heart; Keen were his pangs, but keener far to feel, He nursed the pinion which impell'd the steel; While the same plumage that had warm'd his nest.

Drank the last life-drop of his bleeding s: 1. PREFACE. The favourable reception accorded both by the Public and the Press to a former work— Nooks and Corners of Lancashire and Cheshire —has encouraged the Author to prepare the present volume, which is issued with the hope that it may be found not less worthy of acceptance.

Like the one which preceded it, it illustrates, in a certain degree, the history and romance of the two Palatine. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire, Volume 9: Author: Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire: Publisher: Society, Original from: the University of California: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.

RECENT ROMAN DISCOVERIES IN LANCASHIRE AND CHESHIRE. By the late W. Thompson Watkin. (Read loth March, ) U-ii-'-JABV. OINCE reading my last paper on this subject (Nov.

i3th, O ), the discoveries of Roman remains in the two counties have not been very extensive, though some of. Petch, J A The Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire Howson, M F Aughton, near Lancaster: The story of a north Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire.

book hamlet through the centuries Dore, R N The Cheshire rising of A study of local origins Smith, W J Blackpool: A sketch of its growth, - 72 Minor Roman Stations of Lancashire. are in the Society's Museum. A fine aureus of Vitellius (A.D. 69), found in Wigan Mesnes, is also in possession of the Society; and according to the Liverpool Mercury, of May 26th," A number of Roman coins, some so defaced as to be illegible.

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County families of Lancashire and Cheshire by Croston, James, Publication date Topics Lancashire (England) -- Biography, Cheshire (England) -- Biography. After the Roman occupation much of the Roman infrastructure ceased to be used.

and within the Domesday Book, south Lancashire was described as inter Ripam et Mersham meaning between the Ribble and the Mersey. North Lancashire was described as the ‘Kings lands in Yorkshire’. Westmoreland, Yorkshire, and Cheshire. It is 75 miles in. The Romans occupied Cheshire for almost years, from 70 AD, and created the town and fort of Deva Victrix, now Chester.

After the Romans Roman occupation of Lancashire and Cheshire. book, Cheshire formed part of Mercia, an Anglo-Saxon kingdom, that saw invasions from the Welsh and Danes. Cheshire between & For Cheshire, as for the rest of north-west England, the years after were a time when changes of immense long-term significance were set in train, a process of development which culminated in what is generally known as the Industrial Revolution.

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Audio. An illustration of a " floppy disk. Software. An illustration of two photographs. Full text of "Transactions of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society". A good place to start finding out about Cheshire Roman History is with a trip around the ancient city of Chester with an official guide, and a look at this document, issued by Cheshire County Council, now called Cheshire West and Chester to distinguish it from the other lot.

I can summarise this information here and try to add a few extras. The most significant products of his research were his books on Roman Lancashire () and Roman Cheshire (), which were exemplifications of his careful research and accurate description of objects that he had examined in detail.

Lancashire (/ ˈ l æ ŋ k ə ʃ ər / LANG-kə-shər, /-ʃ ɪər /-⁠sheer; abbreviated Lancs.) is a ceremonial county and geographical area in North West ceremonial county's administrative centre is Preston, while Lancaster is still the county town.

The borders of the ceremonial county were created by the Local Government Act (enacted ) and enclose a population of.

A Railway Ramble—The Roman City on the Ribble—A Day Dream at Ribchester national covenant, and his name appears first among the signataries to the famous Lancashire and Cheshire petition to the Parliament, praying for the establishment of the Presbyterian religion, and urging that “the frequenters of separate conventicles might be.

Lancashire and Cheshire Letters of Roman Catholics. Previous. Next. Lancashire and Cheshire Letters of Roman Catholics. It also holds a letter-book of Sir George Hoghton as lord lieutenant for Lancashire, (ref.: GB DDN).

Subjects. Catholics England Family Names. De Hoghton family - baronets Hoghton Tower. Lancashire, a maritime and northern county, bounded on the N by Cumberland and Westmorland, on the E by Yorkshire, on the S by Cheshire, and on the W by the Irish Sea.

A portion of it in the NW, forming Furness, is detached from the main body by Morecambe Bay and a tongue of Westmorland. A History of Roman Lancashire. Click here to see a map of Roman Lancashire. Nothing is known of the territorial or political organisation until just before the Roman Conquest. Then, most of the region north of the Mersey and the Yorkshire Don was controlled by the Brigantes Celtic people whose name appears to mean ‘the hill dwellers’.

The Roman fort at Ribchester (Bremetennacum Veteranorum) was established during the first phase of Roman occupation of Britain, some time in the early 70s AD.

The fort was built at a river crossing over the Ribble, at a point where Roman roads from Chester, York, and Carlisle converged. Lancashire takes its name from the city of Lancaster, whose name means 'Roman fort on the River Lune', combining the name of the river with the Old English cæster, which derived from the Roman word for a fort or camp.

Official documents often called it the "County of Lancaster" rather than Lancashire; "Lancastershire" occurs in late 14th century, and Leland was still using it in Maiden Castle is an Iron Age hill fort, one of many fortified hill-top settlements constructed across Britain during the Iron Age, but one of only seven in the county of Cheshire in northern England.

The hill fort was probably occupied from its construction in BC until the Roman conquest of Britain in the 1st century AD. At this time the Cornovii tribe are recorded to have occupied parts. At more than miles long, the M6 is the longest road in the UK, spanning several counties including Lancashire.

Part of the route has existed for nearly 2, years, having been used by Roman soldiers during the Roman occupation of England in 55 BC, so it’s no wonder the M6 boasts its fair share of spooks.

50 Finds From Cheshire 50 Finds From Cheshire by Vanessa Oakden. Download it 50 Finds From Cheshire books also available in PDF, EPUB, and Mobi Format for read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Finds from the Portable Antiquities Scheme. Click Download for free books. 50 Finds From Cheshire. The Domesday Book offor example, witnesses that significant areas of land in Northern England were owned by a Gamel and Orm his son; they were probably Christian Vikings who had settled in the Lancashire-Yorkshire borders area, and by the middle of the 11th century Orm was already a man of considerable wealth and importance.

DuringDavid’s work on both Lancashire and Cumbria will be converted into the standard RRRA gazetteer format, following the pattern used for Yorkshire region, and the region will be completed with the addition of Cheshire. In the mean time, his original pages remain available here.

years of Roman occupation, it is a good book and worth a read. Credit to the author in making it so readable. Read more. 16 people found this helpful. Helpful. Comment Report abuse. Thetis of the Silver Feet. out of 5 stars The Romans in Britain.

Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 23 January Reviews: Toponymy. Cheshire's name was originally derived from an early name for Chester, and was first recorded as Legeceasterscir in the Anglo-Saxon Chronicles, [1] meaning the shire of the city of legions.

[2] Although the name first appears init is thought that the county was created by Edward the Elder around [2] In the Domesday Book, Chester was recorded as having the name Cestrescir.

Watkin, in his Roman Lancashire, does mention a ferry or ford from Ditton to Runcorn which communicated with the Roman camp on Halton Hill but he gives no authority for its existence.

Of the Roman occupation in what is now Runcorn and Halton there is little more to add. There have been a. He was also an active member, and served on the council, of the Lancashire and Cheshire Antiquarian Society of Manchester.

His numerous papers published in the transactions of these and many other societies, and in various journals between anddealt almost exclusively with the Roman occupation of Britain.

In his book, Jacobitism and the English People –, Monod has stated that ‘Lancashire had the largest [Catholic] recusant population in England’ at the end of the seventeenth century, and that of the listed English Jacobite rebels captured at Preston inwere from Lancashire, from Northumberland, 78 from other.

Lancashire, administrative, geographic, and historic county in northwestern England. It is bounded to the north by Cumberland and Westmorland (in the present administrative county of Cumbria), to the east by Yorkshire, to the south by Cheshire, and to the west by the Irish Sea.

Preston is the. The County of Lancashire attracted a large contingent of Irish emigrants due to the opportunities in the Cotton Mills (weaving and spinning). (O'Connor,p. 33). Manchester in Lancashire County was the center for a large contingent of Irish workers; attracted because of job opportunities in the Cotton industry (Swift,p.

36). There is also a small collection of records which were created by the Lancashire and Cheshire Records Society. These records include an image of the index books published by the society.

The detail in each record will vary, but most will include a combination of the following facts: Transcript.

Name. Status or occupation. Event date. Place. ‘ See Philosophical Transactions, vol. xlvii.,"Observations on the Roman Colonies and Stations in Cheshire and Lancashire," by Thomas Percival, Esq.; communicated by Hugh, Lord Willoughby of Parham, F.R.S.

Near the course of the road on what was known as the Swineclough estate, now the Oldham Park, there was. Biography. George Ormerod was born in Manchester and educated first privately, then briefly at the King's School, Chester, before continuing his education privately again under Rev Thomas Bancroft, vicar of matriculated at Brasenose College, Oxford, ingraduated BA in and received the honorary degree of MA in Inwhen he came of age, he inherited extensive.

Roman Cheshire: a description of Roman remains in the county of Chester / by W. Thompson Watkin ; with a new introd. by D. Petch. DA W34 Roman Lancashire: or, A description of Roman remains in the County Palatine of Lancaster / by W.

Thompson Watkin. VITAL HOLDINGS LIMITED - Free company information from Companies House including registered office address, filing history, accounts, annual return, officers, charges, business activity. Cheshire is mentioned in the Domesday Book and formed the biggest English county - by default.

The Normans had massacred whole areas of Lancashire after the county resisted Norman occupation. As a punishment, Lancashire and its assets were included as part of the entries of Cheshire. The Layout of Cheshire. held here at Lancashire Archives. Cheshire wills are held by Cheshire Record Office and can be searched on Personal name indexes to the Archdeaconry of Chester probate series have been published by the Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the years up to as follows: Record Society volume number Years covered by.

Badge of the Cheshire coat of arms. The history of Cheshire can be traced back to the Hoxnian Interglacial, betweenandyears ive tools that date to that period have been found. Stone Age remains have been found showing more permanent habitation during the Neolithic period, and by the Iron Age the area is known to have been occupied by the Celtic Cornovii tribe and.

For this society he edited Lancashire Civil War Tracts in and some other works. Following his move to Gloucestershire he became interested in the antiquities and Roman history of the local area, publishing a series of books and papers, including Strigulensia inwhich was about the archaeology of the local region around Chepstow.Century House, Roman Road, Blackburn, Lancashire, United Kingdom, BB1 2LD Occupation Quantity Surveyor Weaverham, Northwich, Cheshire, England, CW8 3LZ.

Role Resigned Director Date of birth May Appointed on 1 October Resigned on. Further to my posts about Robert Griffiths' book on the history of Toxteth Park, in the first chapter dealing with the ancient history of the wider area, Griffiths mentions a Roman road that had been unearthed in The pavement was found just yards from St.

Mary's Church, Grassendale, 7 feet below the.