Item #30463 An History of the Original Parish of Whalley, and Honor of Clitheroe. To Which is Subjoined, An Account of the Parish of Cartmell. The Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged, by John Gough Nichols, F.S.A. and The Rev. Ponsonby A. Lyons, B.A. [In Two Volumes.] Volume II. Continued and Completed by The Rev. Ponsonby A. Lyons, B.A. Thomas Dunham WHITAKER.

An History of the Original Parish of Whalley, and Honor of Clitheroe. To Which is Subjoined, An Account of the Parish of Cartmell. The Fourth Edition, Revised and Enlarged, by John Gough Nichols, F.S.A. and The Rev. Ponsonby A. Lyons, B.A. [In Two Volumes.] Volume II. Continued and Completed by The Rev. Ponsonby A. Lyons, B.A.

London. George Routledge and Sons. 1872-76. Hardcover. 4to. 29.5cm, 4th edition, in 2 volumes, lxvi,362 & xviii, 622pp., 2 frontispieces, 35 engraved plates, 18 genealogical charts (some folding), index, original blind stamped decorated green cloth, gilt spine titles, beveled board edges, hinges bit shaken, binding somewhat worn and dust soiled else a good to very good set (ds1). - An impressive study of a Lancashire parish, originally published in 1802 with a second edition in 1806 and third in 1818, by Thomas Dunham Whitaker (1759-1821). He became vicar of the Parish of Whalley in 1809, though he was also a noted topographer and antiquarian. The greatly enlarged 4th edition includes the author's original Preface along with the subscription list of 1802-1806 and frontis portrait of the author. A major topographical and genealogical study. Good. Item #30463

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