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Reference DP 376
Covering dates fl. 1862-1889
Held by Lancashire Record Office
Extent 9 Series
Conditions of access Open
Records are open for consultation, unless otherwise stated
Source of acquisition Purchased from Stanley Craven, London, 29 Jul. 1959
Creators Bowdler, William Henry, fl, 1862-1889, of Kirkham, Lancashire

Contents:
The following calendar records the principal contents only of these ten volumes of press-cuttings compiled by William Henry Bowdler of Kirkham. Items without "local associations", such as poems, puns, illustrations, items of national or foreign news, extracts from printed books, jokes, adages and anecdotes are not listed. Unless otherwise stated all items are press-cuttings



Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1  [n.d.]

Contents:
(Originally vol. 2: commenced 21 Nov. 1862, finished 24 Mar. 1863)

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P1  nd

Contents:
General summary of contents, ms

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P2  1862-1863

Contents:
Poem - "Ye ladies fair...," on the early closing for shops Association Feb. 1863
Anecdote relating to the Relief Fund 22 Nov. 1862
"Wholesale Running of the Blockade" - Notice of Liverpool Ships with cargoes of cotton Mar. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P3  1861-1863

Contents:
Printed leaflet of the "Kirkham Church Rate Contest" 1861
Obituaries of Elizabeth Archer and Thomas Bowdler Jan. 1863
Visiting - cards - Mr. W. H. Bowdler 1861; Mr. Richard Bowdler 1861; Mr. Arthur Clegg Bowdler 1862
Notices of the birth of a son to Arthur Bowdler Hill, Esq., of Clapham-Park; and to the Rev. T. R. I. Laugharne, curate of Calverton 7 Mar. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P4  [1861]

Contents:
Bill promoting the Early Closing Association with a handwritten postscript quoted from the Lytham Times

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P5  1862

Contents:
Report of a meeting held by the Mayor of Preston, "for the purpose of promoting further subscriptions in aid of the fund for the relief of the distress", with a statement of balance 21 Nov. 1862
Opening of new harmonium at Kirkham Independent Chapel; and "Relief of the Distressed" - private subscription set up to supplement poor relief; and the establishment of a Day School by friends of the Independent Chapel Kirkham
Preston Guardian 19 Nov. 1862
"The Distress in Kirkham" - minutes of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians at Kirkham giving statement of distribution of relief. Arrangements for the setting up of two, five man committees to discuss relief. The Chairman's comments on future policy
Preston Guardian 19 Nov. 1862
"The Distress in Lancashire" - public meeting at Manchester to discuss depreciation of millowners property on which value of poor rate assessed 19 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P6  1862

Contents:
"Cannon Street Chapel" - the Building Fund and the building of new chapels 15 Nov. 1862
"The party in aid of the Relief Fund", - how the poor are overcoming the Distress 15 Nov. 1862
"The Distress in Lancashire" - numbers of poor rising rapidly in Ashton-under-Lyne. And in Blackburn a second subscription fund was inaugurated to supplement relief 25 Oct. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P7  1862

Contents:
"The Distress in Kirkham" - the effect of the cotton famine not too severe because of the diversified industry; and the management of the relief fund
Preston Guardian 26 Nov. 1862
"Facts for Mr. Kinsgsley' - a letter to the editor of the Examiner and Times giving details of the rating of Ashton-under-Lyne 29 Nov. 1862
"The Earl of Derby on the Lancashire Distress" - in reply to accusations that Lancashire landowners had failed in their duty to relieve the situation and that the poor-rate was not levied high enough 21 Nov. 1862
Poem - "A Mother's Wail" - an episode of the Lancashire distress, by John Plummer
Preston Guardian 26 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P8  n.d

Contents:
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Model Beadle No. 1"
n.d
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Model Bus - Conductor"
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Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P10  1853

Contents:
List of visiting ministers to Victoria St. Chapel, Blackpool 5 Jun.-25 Sep. 1853

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P12  1862-1863

Contents:
"Fatal and Distressing Accident" - the wreck of the "Comet" at Garliestown 19 Nov. 1865
"Sir John Trelawney M.P. on the church rates". Conservative M.P. for Tavistock discusses unsatisfactory state of church 18 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P13  1862

Contents:
"The Distress at Freckleton" - rise in relief subscriptions 13 Dec. 1862
"The Steamer "Hero" "eluded Federal cruisers and docked at Charlestown 11 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P14  1862

Contents:
"Fleetwood Docks" - statutory notice of intention to promote a bill in Parliament for the incorporation of the Company giving it powers to make docks, quays, piers and other works and to enter into arrangements with Lancashire and Yorkshire, and London and North Western Railway, and the Preston and Wyre Railway and Harbour Dock Companies. Amendment of Acts"
19 Nov. 1862
"Lytham and Preston Railway" - statutory notice of intention to promote a bill in Parliament for incorporation of Company; Power to make railways running powers and facilities for traffic. Power to make working and traffic agreements. Amendment of Acts" 15 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P16  1793-1862

Contents:
"The Proposed Mediation in America" - text of a dispatch addressed by Earl Russell to Earl Cowley, Her Majesty's Ambassador at Paris 13 Nov. 1862
"To the poor of the parish of Sutton" from the parson, T. Ireland, proposing to give them a dole on Friday 15 Feb. 1793

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P20  1862

Contents:
"The Population of Great Britain in 1861" - discussion of census Nov. 1862
"Probable supply and consumption of cotton in 1863" 25 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P23  n.d

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Press-cutting illustration of Croxteth Hall, Liverpool, the seat of the Earl of Sefton n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P28  1862

Contents:
Lancashire Metrical Tales No. 2: Owel Mike's Spree, by J. H. H. Preston Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P30  n.d

Contents:
"Miscellaneous Statistics". "Comparative strength of the British Navy" with Russia and France; the population of the United States and territories; comparative expenditure of England and the United States; population of the globe; coinage in the last ten years; statistics for Etan school n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P31  n.d., 1862

Contents:
Press-cutting illustration of "The Lancashire Distress - the soup kitchen, Crooked Lane, Preston 29 Nov. 1862
Pen and ink drawing - "A Lawyer's clerk". n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P32  1862

Contents:
Poem - "The Lancashire Factory Girl", by H. Preston 29 Nov. 1862
Press-cutting illustration - "The Distress in Lancashire - distributing bread at the Crooked Lane Depot, Preston" 29 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P34  1862

Contents:
"Cardinal Wiseman's Pastoral on the Distress in Lancashire", - all hopes of the end of the American war gone, therefore the distress even more severe 29 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P35  n.d., 1862

Contents:
"General Neal Dow in Pensacola", (Secretary of United Kingdom Alliance, West Florida). The destitution of the rebel states n.d
"The Distress in Preston" - The spread of destitution and statistics on relief in the various parishes 6 Dec. 1862
Mr. Farrell's report to the Central Executive Relief Committee with statistics 7 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P36  n.d

Contents:
Pen and ink cartoons of "The Model Taylor"

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P37  1862

Contents:
Press-cutting illustration - "Waiting for bedding at the Relief Committee's store, Preston" 29 Nov. 1862
"The Fylde" - meeting of Poulton-le-Fylde Relief Fund Committee. First meeting of Freckleton Relief Committee. "The Lighthouses in the Bay" - (Morecambe and Wyre) Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P38  n.d

Contents:
Advertisement for Bowdler's Family Shakespeare

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P40  n.d

Contents:
Pen and ink drawing - "Historical cartoon, discovered on the walls of a Metropolitan church", of a beadle and child

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P42  1862

Contents:
"The Distress in Preston", with statistics 29 Nov. 1862
"The Fylde" - the distress at Kirkham and Kirkham Local Board of Health 29 Nov. 1862
Report by Mr. Farnall to the Central Executive, Relief Committee 1 Dec. 1862
Sir Elkanah Armitage of Manchester, mill owner, supplies food to his workers himself, Times 29 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P44  1862

Contents:
"Real Distress in Lancashire" - an advertisement from the
Manchester Guardian 29 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P45  1862

Contents:
"The Fylde - Kirkham Local Board of Health" - meeting report 26 Nov. 1862
"Kirkham Petty Sessions" report of cases heard
Preston Guardian 26 Nov. 1862
"Landowners and Manufacturers" - the greater responsibility of the manufacturer to keep his employees from starving
Morning Herald 29 Mar. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P46  1862

Contents:
"Death of Miss Jane Parr" - obituary of "Good Smaritan" of Preston, sister of the vicar 29 Nov. 1862
"Goosnargh - a destination without a difference", - comparative ages of married couples 29 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P47  1862

Contents:
"Economy of Food" - letter from a North German to the Central Relief Committee advising bulk buying of provisions rather than the distribution of cash doles 9 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P51  1862

Contents:
"The Old Coaching Days" - cost of journey from Blackburn to London in 1824 9 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P53  1862

Contents:
"Fylde Board of Guardians" report of fortnightly meeting 6 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P54  n.d

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Pen and ink cartoon of "A Model Irish speaker" n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P55  1862

Contents:
List of subscriptions to Relief Fund 2 Dec. 1862
"North v South" - differences between them arising from race, social conditions and geography, Once a Week 2 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P57  n.d

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Pen and ink cartoon. "The Model Labourer" n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P61  1862

Contents:
Poem: "Welby Clamming" - on the nearly starving 13 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P62  n.d

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Pen and ink cartoons "Model clerks", n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P64  1836-1862

Contents:
Poem: "Give" - on the Distress from Punch
List of Mayors and Aldermen of Preston 1836-1862
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Model Debtor"
Poem: "Lines to the Linnet", J. Booth, Wigan 9 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P67  1862

Contents:
"Christian Sympathy and its effects on Lancashire" - address by the Rev. Andrew Reed, B. A. to Cannon St. Chapel 13 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P68  1862

Contents:
The effects of the American War on France - from the Times - foreign correspondent 10 Dec. 1862
"Punch to Prince Rupert" - Earl Derby gives £5,000 to distress fund, Times 10 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P70  n.d

Contents:
Pen and ink cartoon, "Interesting", n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P71  1862

Contents:
"The Fylde" - treat to scholars; Willows Catholic Church; Zion Chapel; treat at workhouse; presentation of coals to Kirkham Relief Committee Dec. 1862
"Christmas Day" - the poor in Preston. Treat to sewing school girls 27 Dec. 1862
"America - rumours of an amnesty" - relief for the Lancashire operatives 1 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P72  1863

Contents:
"New Year's dinner to the Salford sewing school girls" 1 Jan. 1863
"Cotton - the stock of cotton in Liverpool 2 Jan. 1863
"The Fylde" - the distress at Freckleton, increase in funds 1 Jan. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P73  1862 - 1863

Contents:
Ticket for Preston Guild, to view the processions from window or balcony of 128, Fishergate Sep. 1862
Ticket for miscellaneous entertainment at the National school room, Kirkham Jan. 1863
Business card of R. Weston, teacher of music, 22, Jacksons Lane, Hulme n.d
"The Fylde" - Kirkham Independent Chapel, opening of the new harmonium. "Relief of the Distressed" - private subscriptions to supplement the general relief fund, and the establishment of a day school 19 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P74  n.d., 1862

Contents:
"Mr. Cobden on the Distress in Lancashire" - Mr. Cobden M.P. addresses a meeting at Midhurst 20 Dec. 1862
Poem: "Lancashire Metrical Tales - No. 3 - A Prato Pie", J.H.H. n.d
Poem: "The Silent Mills of Lancashire", by Rev. John Barker, Rugeley 17 Dec. 1862
"Mr. Bright M.P. at Birmingham" - on the American problem and distress 20 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P75  1840 - 1863

Contents:
Printed programme of "Lectures on the Christian Character", to be delivered in Zion Chapel Kirkham, by the Rev. R. M. Griffiths 9 Mar.-3 Sep. 1863
Ticket to admit Mr. Whalley and friends to view St. Katherine Docks Apr. 1840
Ticket to admit Mr. Whalley to view London Dock n.d. [1840]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P76  1862

Contents:
Poem: "Lancashire in 1862" by J. Bowker
"Blackpool Land Building and Hotel Company". List of promoters to develop the North Cliffs area 31 Dec. 1862
"The Fylde" - reports of Guardians' Meeting, Colt Show at High Gate; entertainment at Kirkham 30 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P78  1862

Contents:
"Kirkham Relief Committee" - donations 15 Dec. 1862
"The distress in Lancashire" - great county meeting in Stockport; receipt of £1,000 from the parish of Paddington for the distress 29 Dec. 1862
"Garibaldi and the Lancashire Distress" - text of letter enclosing 100 francs to Distress Fund 22 Dec. 1862
"Denominational Distinctions" - letter from Rev. J. Cronshaw to Sir J. Kay-Shuttleworth as to whether the sewing schools in Manchester should be "mixed" or denominational 20 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P79  1862

Contents:
"Mr Bright and the distress in Lancashire" 20 Dec. 1862
"Dr. Guthrie on the distress" - an address at the Philharmonic Hall Liverpool 22 Dec. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P80  1863

Contents:
"The Revenue" - an abstract of the gross produce of the revenue of the United Kingdom 31 Mar.-31 Dec. 1862, 2 Jan. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P81  1863

Contents:
"Blackpool Hotel Company Limited" - prospectus and application for shares 2 Jan. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P86  1860

Contents:
"A Church rate summons defeated", summons for non-payment at Walton-le-Dale. Preston Guardian Supplement 2 Mar. 1860

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P88  1862-1863

Contents:
"The Cotton Trade in 1862". Annual report - from Messrs. Hollinshead, Tetley and Son's circular of Liverpool
31 Dec. 1862
"The International Relief Committee of New York." Address to the people on the suffering in Lancashire Jan. 1863
"The Cotton Trade" - the export of cotton manufactures

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P89  1863

Contents:
"Cotton Yarns" - comparative prices 1860-62. From Mr. B. Herbert's Monthly Trade Report 8 Jan. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P92  1862

Contents:
Receipt of E. Frankland for five guinea - fee for attendance of lectures by Mr. Bowdler at St. Bartholemew's Hospital 14 Nov. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P93  1860-1862

Contents:
Board of Trade statistics on the prosperity of the cotton trade. 1860-62

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P96  1862

Contents:
"Mr. Cobden on Maritime Law" - meeting at Manchester Chamber of Commerce. 25 Oct. 1862

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P97  1862-1863

Contents:
"America and the Lancashire Distress" - Citizens of New York form "International Relief Committee" to forward food and supplies to Liverpool 15 Dec. 1862
"Amateur entertainment at Kirkham - for the benefit of the Relief fund". 10 Jan. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P99  n.d

Contents:
Poem: "Remember the Poor" by Edwin Waugh. n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P101  n.d

Contents:
Pen and ink cartoon - Magistrates court

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P103  n.d

Contents:
"Proposed new Temperance Hotel for Manchester". n.d
"Building Companies at Blackpool" - two new companies - Blackpool Hotel Company to erect large, new hotel; and Blackpool Land, Building and Hotel Company to develop the North Shore. n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/1/P106  c. 1859-1860

Contents:
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Model Fast Man"
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Model Omnibus Conductor". 29 Apr. 1860
Ticket - "Spinners and Minders" Tea Party and Ball" - in the Exchange rooms, for The Operative Cotton Spinners, Minders and Self-Actors of Preston Association 1859
Poem: "Clothes! Clothes! Clothes!" - for the Distress in the Cotton Districts
"Poor children" by Fanny Fern

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous (Compiled 1866)  DP 376/2  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P1  n.d

Contents:
General summary

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P2  1845-1866

Contents:
Account of the 1848 French Revolution. Manchester Times - "Extraordinary" 25 Feb. 1845
Account of the Great Trades Reform Demonstration in London - Programme, evening meeting in St. James Hall etc., Morning Star 4-5 Dec. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P3  n.d. [mid. 19c]

Contents:
14 visiting cards of various hotels, textile manufacturers, baggage shop and cafes in London, Belguim and France

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P4  1865-1866

Contents:
Receipt for £1 paid by Mr. W. H. Bowdler to the United Kingdom Alliance for the total suppression of the Liquor Traffics, Manchester 16 Jan. 1866
5 Obituaries of Ann Oliver wife of Richard Bowdler of Kirkham, died 29 Dec. 1865
Manchester Guardian 27 Dec. 1865
Manchester Exchange and Herald 27 Dec. 1865
Preston Guardian 30 Dec. 1865
Preston Chronicle 30 Dec. 1865
Preston Herald 30 Dec. 1865
"Zion Chapel, Kirkham" - annual tea party, and vote of sympathy on the death of Mrs. Bowdler, Preston Guardian 30 Dec. 1865
"Presentation at Kirkham" - of a time-piece to Mr. P. T. Freeman, organist 19 Mar. 1866
"Action upon a sale of cotton cops" - at Manchester County Court, Mr. Hen. Garstang, cotton manufacturer against Messrs. Hen. Walmsley and Co., yarn agents, for non-delivery 5 Jan. 1866
"The Fylde and Garstang" - opening of New Independent School at Wesham, Preston Guardian 7 Jul. 1866
"The Fylde and Garstang", Kirkham Club Day, Preston Guardian 7 Jul. 1866
Obituary of Lucy Bowdler, widow of William, died 10 Aug. 1866, 15 Aug. 1866
Visiting card of Richard Bowdler, Yarn agent, 48, Church St. Blackburn n.d
Visiting card of Mr. Stephenson of Ash Grove n.d
"Benjamin Whitworth M.P." - short biography of cotton importer - builder of the Whitworth Institute, Fleetwood, and Independent Lecture and School Room Kirkham [C. 1862]
"Selling adulterated milk" - at Salford County Court, George Timms, farmer, of Denton, was sued by Richard Lea, milk dealer, of Hulme 17 Apr. 1866
"Farnworth" - presentation to the Rev. W. Knox on leaving the Independent Church and congregation at Dixon Green n.d
"Kirkham formation of a Temperance Society"
Pen and ink drawing illustrating cotton in the procession - Whit. Monday 1865
Handbill advertising a meeting to form a first class cricket club in Kirkham 6 Apr. 1865
Handbill advertising a meeting of the Temperance Society in the Independent School room, Kirkham 6 Sep. 1866
Handbill advertising the re-opening of the Wesleyan Chapel Kirkham, and the opening of the new harmonium 2 Sep. 1866
"Stopping a public road at Kirkham", by Lord Derby's agents 22 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P6  1866

Contents:
"The Fylde and Garstang" - At Kirkham Petty Sessions, summons for non-payment of church rates 25 Apr. 1866
"The Church rate question at Kirkham". Auction of goods seized for non-payment, Preston Chronicle 5 May 1866
Public notice declaring that W. Knox has no intention to pay the church rate 3 May 1866
"The Meteoric Shower" - description by R. Bowdler in letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian 14 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P7  1866-1867

Contents:
"Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope Revival" - annual festival 22 Sep. 1866
Programme for Band of Hope, third annual festival 22 Sep. 1866
Syllabus for Rusholme Road Young Men's Improvement Society 1866-7

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P8  1866

Contents:
"Church rates at Kirkham - seizure and sale for non-payment - stormy meeting etc.," Preston Guardian 5 May 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P9  1866

Contents:
Advertisement for a lecture delivered by Rev. John Gutteridge of Preston to the Kirkham District Temperance Society 23 Oct. 1866
Report of the lecture given by Rev. John Gutteridge to Kirkham and District Temperance Society 27 Oct. 1866
"Tea party and presentation to the Rev. W. Knox"
Preston Guardian 29 Dec. 1866
Advertisement for a series of lectures by Mr. Gregson to the Fylde Temperance Union - to be given at Poulton, Fleetwood, Marton, Kirkham, Inskip 12-16 Nov. 1866
"Blackpool Eighty Years On" - shortage of shops
Fleetwood Chronicle 19 Oct. 1866
"Pleasing Testimonial to a Sunday School Teacher" - presentation to Mr. W. H. Bowdler 29 Dec. 1866
"The Fylde - Kirkham Parish Church Sunday School tea party and entertainment" 29 Dec. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P10  1866

Contents:
"The Fylde and Garstang" - the church rate question at Kirkham and report of Petty Sessions hearing cases of non-payment
Preston Guardian Supplement 23 May 1866
"The Fylde and Garstang" - the church rate question at Kirkham
Preston Guardian Supplement 23 May 1866
"Kirkham Petty Sessions" - summonses for non-payment and "Church Rates at Kirkham", Preston Guardian 26 May 1866
"Kirkham Petty Sessions" - summonses for non-payment 26 May 1866
"More seizures for church rates in Kirkham" - 26 May 1866
"In the Fylde" - on the seizure of goods at Kirkham
Preston Chronicle 30 May 1866
"More seizures for church rates at Kirkham" 26 May 1866
"The church rate seizures at Kirkham" and "Professor Whitworth at Kirkham", Preston Guardian 30 May 1866
"The church rate agitation at Kirkham" - more seizures, and comments by the Rev. Knox
[Manchester Examiner and Times]. 31 May 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P12  1866

Contents:
"Church rates at Kirkham" - summonses for non-payment 19 May 1866
"Sale for church rates" - goods seized from Mr. Catterall 30 May 1866
"The Fylde and Garstang" - the church rates question at Kirkham", and "Kirkham Petty Sessions" - summonses for non-payment 23 May 1866
"Church rates at Kirkham" - letter to the Editor of the
Preston Guardian 25 May 1866
Poem: "A Day of St. Michael's" by A. Church Mouse, Kirkham
Poem: "The Parson and Quaker" - on church rates by Obadiah Jun. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P14  1866

Contents:
Summons to Roger Charnock Richards and Richard Bowdler of Medlar-with-Wesham to appear at Kirkham Court for non-payment of church rates 16 May 1866
Catalogue for sale of household furniture, seizure for church rates, by order of Rev. G. R. Brown, to be held at New Inn, Kirkham 30 May 1866
Receipt for payment of church rate of Richards and Bowdler, in township of Medlar-with-Wesham. Annotated - "Unable to find out who paid this for us" 15 Jun. 1866
"The church rate agitation at Kirkham" - more sales of seized goods, Manchester Exchange and Times 2 Jun. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P16  1866

Contents:
"Church rate at Kirkham" - seizure of goods from Messrs. Catterall and Charnock 26 May 1866
"The church rate agitation at Kirkham" - seizure and auction of goods
[Manchester Examiner and Times]. 31 May 1866
"The church rate agitation at Kirkham" - two letters to the Editor of Preston Guardian 1 Jun. 1866
"Kirkham Petty Sessions" - R. C. Richards, Magistrate, summoned for non-payment of church rate, Preston Guardian 6 Jun. 1866
"Church rates and their consequences - a fight on behalf of the Wesham warden" - Mr. James Thompson, bailiff for Mr. R. C. Richards summoned for alleged assault 22 May 1866
"Farewell sermon at Kirkham" - Rev. Mr. Knox of Zion Chapel, Kirkham resigns; and presentation of photographs to Mr. W. H. Bowdler, Sunday School teacher, Preston Guardian 29 Dec. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P17  1862 - 1866

Contents:
Ticket to view Preston Guild from window or balcony - 128, Fishergate 1862
Handbill for Poulton Temperance Tea Meeting, in the church school 17 Jan. 1867
"Tea Party and Presentation to the Rev. W. Knox"
Preston Chronicle 29 Dec. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P18  1866

Contents:
"The church rate "excitement" at Kirkham"
Preston Herald 2 Jun. 1866
Poem: "The Kirkham church rates", Preston Herald 2 Jun. 1866
Advertisement for Fylde Temperance Union - series of lectures by Mr. Gregson at Poulton, Fleetwood, Marton, Wesham, Inskip 12-16 Nov. 1866
"Appeal against the Preston Easter dues 22 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P20  1866

Contents:
"More seizures for church rates at Kirkham" - another auction sale, Preston Chronicle 2 Jun. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P21  n.d., 1867

Contents:
Non-Conformist Defence Association - general rules and subscription list
Pen and ink cartoon - "The Hon. Mr. Fluffy addressing his constituency"
Advertisement for a lecture to Kirkham and District Temperance Society in the Lecture Room Wesham 4 Jan. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P22  1866

Contents:
Church rates at Kirkham - more seizures and sales
Preston Guardian 2 Jun. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P23  1865 - [mid. 19c]

Contents:
Programme for the performances of General Tom Thumb, alias Mr. Charles S. Stratton [mid. 19c]
List of toasts for the Public Banquet to James Pilkington Esq., once Liberal M.P. for Blackburn 30 Nov. 1865
Printed request to Mr. H. Bowdler to accompany the Marquis of Hartington, to the Hustings in Lancaster, on the occasion of the nominations for the North Lancashire Election 22 Feb. 1866
Menu for luncheon at the Assembly rooms Lancaster in honour of the Marquis of Hartington M.P. 28 Feb. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P24  1865

Contents:
"Liberal Demonstration at Blackburn" - report of the speeches on the Reform Bill, and the responses to the toasts
Manchester Examiner and Times 1 Dec. 1865

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P25  1863 - c[1866]

Contents:
"Preston Exhibition" - opening of an exhibition to raise funds for the Preston Institution for the Diffusion of Knowledge and the Preston Central Working Men's Club 21 Sep. 1865
"North Lancashire Infirmary" - great demonstration in Preston 28 Oct. c[1866]
Ticket for Preston Exhibition of Works of Art and Industry opening ceremony 21 Sep. 1865
Mr. Bowdler's place card for the Pilkington Banquet 30 Nov. 1865
Seating plan of the Pilkington Banquet 30 Nov. 1865
Order of service for the Dedication of the Congregational Chapel, Lancaster Rd, Preston 5 Aug. 1863

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P27  1865-1866

Contents:
"Lectures on Non-Conformity" - by the Rev. Dr. Parker at the Cannon St, Chapel, Kirkham 11 Oct. 1865
"Lectures on Non-Conformity", by the Rev. Dr. Parker at the Free Trade Hall Manchester 5 Oct. 1865
"Unitarianism and the Bicentenary" - new meeting room in the Bicentenary Hall 19 Jan. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P28  1866

Contents:
"The Division on the church rate Abolition Bill" 8 Mar. 1866
"The Rev. Enoch Mellor on "Political Churchism and Political Dissent" - lecture in Belgravia Chapel, Over Darwen 28 Mar. 1866
"Sunday School Conference at Rochdale - address by Mr. Bright M.P." 27 Mar. 1866
"Universities Tests Abolition" - large meeting in the Free Trade Hall to encourage the opening and extension of Oxford and Cambridge Universities 7 Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P29  n.d

Contents:
"Mr. Graham M.P. and Dr. Sedgwick on University Tests" - speeches at the Free Trade Hall

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P30  c.[1866]

Contents:
"The Rev. John Owen Parr" - vicar of Preston sues for non-payment of church rate c.[1866]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P31  c.[1866]

Contents:
"Compulsory church rate Abolition Bill" - introduced by the Chancellor of the Exchequer c.[1866]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P32  c.[1866]

Contents:
"Oldham paying church rates" - radical town forced to pay rates Jun. 1866
"The Prestwich Church Warden's case" - court case over church rates c.[1866]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P33  1866

Contents:
"Freemasonry - installation of Grand Master of West Lancashire - Sir T. G. Hesketh Bart M.P. installed as Right Worshipful the Grand Master at Preston 5 Oct. 1866
"A New Years treat worthy of example" - Messrs. F. C. Calvert, gave supper to their employees, at Clayton Jun. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P34  1866

Contents:
"Festivities at Lytham - coming of age of T. H. Clifton, Esquire" - Brief family history, report of festivities, guest list and menu
Lancashire Advertiser 10 Mar. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P35  1866

Contents:
"Entertainment by the High Sheriff of Lancashire - procession through Salford and Manchester" - Sir Elkanah Armitage, Knight, newly appointed High Sheriff entertains at Hope Hall, Pendleton, before meeting the judges of assize at Lancaster 8 Mar. 1866
"The Derby family of a century ago" - bill for Earl Derby's household from a tradesman, 1764, Preston Chronicle

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P36  1866

Contents:
"Dr. Trench on the treatment of Cholera" - Medical Officer of Health's Dept., Liverpool 21 Jul. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P40  1865

Contents:
"Death of Sir Benjamin Heywood, Baronet" - banker, M.P., and benefactor of Mechanics Institute, Manchester, died 11 Aug. 1865

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P42  1865

Contents:
"Death of Thomas Miller Esq.," - of Horrockses, Miller and Co., Preston, died 24 Jun. 1865
"Sudden death of a Manchester Merchant" - Mr. Ernest Reuss, of Portland St., local benefactor 28 Oct. 1865
"Death of Mr. Alderman Miller" - Mr. Thomas Miller of Horrockses, Miller & Co., Preston 29 Jun. 1865

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P44  1865-1866

Contents:
"Death of Canon Stowell" - vicar of Christ Church, Salford, a leader of the "Evangelical" party in the Church of England 20 Oct. 1865
Manchester Examiner
"Funeral of the Rev. Canon Stowell" - the funeral procession, and mourners 14 Oct. 1865
"Burnley - funeral of Lady Caroline Townley - shocking accident" - some of crowd killed watching funeral procession 8 Feb. 1866
"Death of the Rev. Dr. Whewell" - master of Trinity College, Cambridge, Born and educated at Lancaster 7 Mar. 1866
"The late Dr. Wheywell" - master of Trinity College Cambridge, professor of mineralogy and moral philosophy 8 Mar. 1866
"The funeral of Mr. Goadsby" - list of mourners at funeral of late Alderman of Manchester Corporation, and brief biography

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P47  1866

Contents:
"Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes - distribution of prizes by Prof. Fawcett M.P." - at Manchester Free Trade Hall 1866
"The Borough of Preston - state of crime" - summary of police activity 30 Sep. 1865-30 Sep. 1866
"The late master of Trinity College, Cambridge" - interment of Dr. Wheywell in college chapel, Star 12 Mar. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P50  1866

Contents:
"Death of John Horrocks Esq." - member of the firm Horrockses, Miller and Co. Brief history of the firm, and list of mourners. Preston paper 26 May 1866. Obituary - John Horrocks 26 May 1866
Obituary of Charles Swainson Esq. of Cooper Hill, Walton-le-Dale, once manager and part proprietor of Banister Hall print works. Preston paper 5 May 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P52  1866

Contents:
"Melancholy suicides at Preston" - Mr. W. Riley, Solicitor in Chapel St., and Captain Anderton of Haighton Hall, Nr. Preston, Captain in the 1st. Royal Lancashire Militia 19 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P54  1864

Contents:
"The Athenaeum" - Athenaeum Literaryand Dramatic Reading Society give performance in library hall, proceeds of which to be given to "Manchester Shakespeare Commemoration Committee" 26 Apr. 1864

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P55  1865

Contents:
Poem: "Christmas, Past and Present" - J. S. A. Preston 27 Dec. 1865

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P57  n.d

Contents:
Dialect Poem: "Ode to the Sun", by Samuel Laycock, Country Words

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P65  1866

Contents:
"Philanthropy in the American War" - lecture on the effects of the Civil War, by Mr. G. H. Stuart, in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester 16 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P66  1866

Contents:
"The Rev. Marmaduke Miller on America" - lecture in Lever St., Methodist Chapel, [Manchester] 23 Jan. 1866
"Professor Goldwin Smith on the American War" - lecture, and dissolution of the Union and Emancipation Society of Manchester 23 Jan. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P68  1866

Contents:
"The Atlantic Telegraph - banquet in Liverpool" - given by Liverpool Chamber of Commerce to the layers of the Atlantic Telegraph 2 Feb. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P74  n.d

Contents:
"Extraordinary Story" - sad story of Miss Kemp, decayed gentlewoman, admitted to Goosnargh Hospital, Near Preston n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P77  1866

Contents:
"The Cholera - Manchester" - distribution of handbills in the parishes of Rev. Canon Nickson, and Rev. J. A. Atkinson to prevent the spread of disease, and "Important results of the Johnsonian treatment in Liverpool" 4 Aug. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P78  1866

Contents:
"The Liberation Society" - annual meeting of the Manchester branch of the Society for the Liberation of Religion from state patronage and control - held in Free Trade Hall 7 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P79  1866

Contents:
Tickets soliciting votes in favour of Sir T. G. Hesketh Bart and Capt. the Hon. Frederick Stanley in the Preston election 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P79-80  1865

Contents:
"General Election, South Lancashire" - hourly returns from the Liberal and Conservative Committees, and the numbers polled for Salford, West Derby, Manchester and other areas, in the 1865 election with returns of 1837-61 as comparison 21 Jul. 1865

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P81  1866

Contents:
"Electoral Returns" - extracts from a volume of statistics giving information on borough and county constituencies in England and the probable additions with an extention of franchise 12 Mar. 1866
"The New Reform Bill" - full text and schedules" 16 Mar. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P82  1866

Contents:
Speech of John Bright Esq., M.P. on the second meeting of the Reform Bill in the Commons, Manchester Examiner and Times Apr. 1866
Speech of the Rt. Hon. Robert Lowe, M.P. on the second reading of the Defence Bill in the Commons
Manchester Examiner and Times Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P83  1866

Contents:
"The Prisoners of 48" - letter to the Editor of the Manchester Examiner and Times from Ernest Jones, once a political prisoner, declaring that his imprisonment had not been lenient 10 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P84  1866

Contents:
The Government Reform Bill - meeting at Manchester, speech of Mr. Bright". Meeting of the National Reform Union held at Free Trade Hall with Mr. Bright speaking c. Mar. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P85  1866

Contents:
"The Reform Bill - letters from Mr. Bright" - letter of apology for non-attendance of meeting in Birmingham, addressed from Rochdale 25 Mar. 1866
"The Reform Bill speech of Mr. Bright" - meeting of Reformers from Lancashire in Free Trade Hall. List of those present and summary of speeches, and report of meetings in Manchester and Oldham 28 Mar. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P86  1866

Contents:
"The Reform Bill - Mr. Bright at Rochdale" - meeting to give support to the Reform Bill. List of those present on the platform and summary of speeches
Manchester Examiner and Times 5 Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P87  1866

Contents:
"The Reform Bill - Mr. Gladstone at Liverpool". The South Lancashire Liberal Registration Society gave grand banquet to Chancellor of Exchequer in the Philharmonic Hall
Morning Star 6 Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P91  1866

Contents:
"The Reform Bill - great demonstration at Liverpool" - meeting of the Liverpool Liberal Association, in the Amphitheatre, in support of Government Reform Bill, with Mr. Gladstone speaking, and meetings in Bolton, Over Darwen and Accrington
Morning Star Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P92  1866

Contents:
"The Reform Debate" - speech by Chancellor of Exchequer 14 Apr. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P93  1866

Contents:
"The Oxford Local Examinations" - distribution of prizes and certificates, in Manchester Free Trade Hall, by the Dean of Chichester Jul. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P94  1866

Contents:
Printed leaflet "North Lancashire Liberal Registration Society - Revision 1866". Table showing the number of new claims made, struck off and sustained, and the number of names from the old list removed by the Revising Barristers in the Polling Districts of the Northern Division of Lancashire 22 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P96  1866

Contents:
"Joseph Livesey Esq"., - on the Reform Bill and its effects on Preston, Preston Chronicle Feb. 1866
"Reform meetings" - list of meetings in England - date, place held, chairman and numbers present 18 Aug. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P97  1866

Contents:
"The Meteoric Rain" - Liverpool correspondent's description Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P98  1866

Contents:
"The Meteoric Shower" - letters to the Editor of the Examiner and Times from T. Morris, Manchester, and J. B. Dancer, Arwick 14 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P99  1866

Contents:
"Great Flood" - land, houses, and streets inundated, cattle destroyed etc" - floods in Preston, Fylde and rest of country 17 Nov. 1866
Preston and County of Lancaster Royal Infirmary's Bazaar Gazette - issued by the Preston Typographical Society as a contribution to the Working Men's Stall. Brief history of the infirmary movement and programme of events 25 Oct. 1866
"Reform Banquet at Manchester" - banquet given by the National Reform Union to Mr. Bright M.P. and other Liberal M.Ps. at the Free Trade Hall. The Morning Star 21 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P100  1866

Contents:
"Alliance and Temperance Meetings" - the Temperance Hall (Preston). Speech by Mr. Paton on the evils of drink and the corruption in Preston's politics c.[1866]
"Mr. Bright and his libellers" - correspondence between John Bright, in Rochdale, and Mr. Richard Garth 24 Dec. 1866
"Mr. Bright on Irish Policy" - letter from Mr. Bright, in Rochdale, stating Liberal policy on the transformation of Irish tenants into proprietors 24 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P101  1866

Contents:
"Social Science Congress in Manchester - the President's address". Lord Shaftesbury addresses the tenth annual conference of the Society for the promotion of Social Science and "The President of the Board of Trade in Liverpool" - Sir Stafford Northcote and Mr. S. R. Graves M.P. inspect the docks
Morning Star 4 Oct. 1866
"The Social Science Congress" - Working Men's Meeting in the Free Trade Hall - papers on health etc
Manchester Examiner and Times 6 Oct. 1866
And address by Sir. J. B. Kay Shuttleworth Bart to the Social Science Congress in Manchester, Morning Star 6 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P102  1866

Contents:
"Owens College - opening of the session". Address delivered at the Town Hall by Mr. A. W. Ward M.A., Professor of English Language, on "National Self-Knowledge in its bearings upon national life", Manchester Examiner and Times 3 Oct. 1866
"Man" - lecture in the Wesleyan school room by Rev. J. F. Moody of Bolton c.[1866]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P103  1866

Contents:
"The United Kingdom Alliance" - annual meeting in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester 24 Oct. 1866
Benjamin Whitworth M.P." - brief biography" Working Man 24 Feb. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P104  n.d

Contents:
"Sir J. Kay Shuttleworth on drunkenness" - letter to the Editor of the Examiner and Times from Henry Pitman n.d
"Drunkenness in Lytham and Liverpool" - Lytham has higher rate of arrests for drunkenness n.d
"The Disgraceful Scenes at New Brighton" - coroner's inquest on Joseph Foulds, who died after drinking large quantity of rum n.d

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P106  1866

Contents:
"Mr. Bright and Mr. Cave" - letter of apology to Mr. Bright for alleged libel 21 Jul. 1866
"Proposed meeting in Hyde Park" - Mr. Bright's acceptance to speak at Hyde Park 21 Jul. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P108  1866

Contents:
Poem: "Nobody - A Cotton Mill Revue", by Will. Edwards, Operative Spinner, Oldham n.d
"The Dublin Banquet to Mr. Bright's - Acceptance by Mr. Bright to attend banquet 1 Sep. 1866
"The Address to Mr. Bright" - Mr. Bright last in long line of martyrs? Rochdale Observer 6 Aug. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P109  1866

Contents:
Reform meeting at Birmingham, Morning Star 28 Aug. 1866
"Reform meeting at Manchester, and demonstrations
Morning Star 25 Sep. 1866
Reform meeting of the West Riding at Leeds, Morning Star 9 Oct. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P110  1866

Contents:
Reform meeting at Glasgow, Morning Star 17 Oct. 1866
Reform conference at Manchester
Manchester Examiner and Times 20 Nov. 1866
Reform banquet in Manchester
Manchester Examiner and Times 21 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P111  1866

Contents:
"Banquet to Mr. Bright in Manchester"
Manchester Examiner and Times 26 Sep. 1866
"The Manchester Demonstration" - estimates of numbers present 24 Sep. 1866
"National Reform Union - Great Reform Banquet", at Free Trade Hall, Manchester
List of guests 20 Nov. 1866

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/2/P114  1850

Contents:
Bradshaw's Map of the Railways in Central Europe 1850

Press Cuttings (Compiled 1866-1868)  DP 376/3  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P1  1842-1859

Contents:
General summary of contents
Printer's proof for broadsheet re. petition to House of Commons against the Bread Tax 28 Jan. 1842
Two admission tickets - Zion Chapel, Kirkham, Ordination Dinner 30 May 1848 and Zion Chapel Sunday School tea party
Card indicating days due for monthly subscriptions to the Infant School connected with Zion Chapel, Kirkham
Broadsheet advertising winter readings from the works of popular authors in the national school room, Kirkham on Thursday 29 Dec. 1859

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P2  1867

Contents:
Broadsheet advertising entertainments at the Willows' school room Apr. 22 & 24 1867, Kirkham
Rules & Regulations of Kirkham Cricket Club 1867
Sheet advertising the Halifax Sunday School Jubilee Commemoration to be held 22 May 1866
Pamphlet of hymns to be sung at the Public Demonstration of the Blackburn Sunday School Union on Saturday 10 Aug. 1867
Pamphlet re Church Rate Contest, Kirkham (Rate demanded 9½d)
A Mr. Farrar's advertisement to the inhabitants of Kirkham offering evening instruction in various subjects

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P3  1866-1867

Contents:
Poem entitled "A Lay of St. Michael's" by A Church Mouse, Kirkham, added by hand - A.C.B. Scripsit 1866
Sheet advertising lecture to be given by the Rev. Robert Best of Bolton, (formerly Independent Minister at Kirkham) entitled "A Recent Visit to Rome", in the Independent school room, Wesham
Public submission of Margaret Benson & Mary McManus for throwing stones at the door of the Independent place of worship Wesham 9 Sep. 1867
Poster advertising winter entertainments in the National school room Kirkham - the programme for 14 Nov. 1867
Programme describing Last Night Concert featuring Mr. Sam Baylis's Marionettes & musical entertainment

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P4  n.d

Contents:
Press cutting, illustrated, re opening of the New Town Hall, Avenham Park & Miller Park, Preston

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P5  n.d

Contents:
Illustration of the opening of the New Town Hall, Preston, by H.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P6  1835

Contents:
Poster - Public announcements of the arrangements for the Grand Festival, Preston Guild 1862
Sheet advertising the 2nd, Annual Pic-Nic to be held at Cockle Hall, Poulton-le-Fylde 18 Jul. 1867
Handwritten remembrance for the late Mrs. Clegg of St. Helens, signed S. Smith, D. Gate 16 Jun. 1835

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P7  1867

Contents:
Article re. plans for opening of New Town Hall, Preston Oct. 1867
Articles re. annual exhibition of the Royal North Lancashire Agricultural Society held near Penwortham Bridge, Preston 22 Aug. 1867
Article from Preston Guardian re. case at Kirkham Petty Sessions concerning 2 Preston men summoned for unlawfully using certain dogs for purpose of taking game 20 Jul. 1867
Article describing arrival of Mr & Mrs. T. H. Clifton to Lytham Hall 7 Sep. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P8  1867-1868

Contents:
Article, "Fearful Encounter with a Bull" - encounter of a farmer from Elswick 20 Sep. 1867
Article, "Easter Dues at Preston", 6 May 1867 2 Handwritten sheets with illustrations - "The Model Magistrate", "The Model Policeman"
Article, fatal accident at Alderley, Cheshire of Mr. George Holden of the Polygon, Cheetham Hill, near Manchester 26 Feb. 1868
Article, "Temperance Meetings in the Fylde" 18 Mar. 1868
List of boarders in Crescent Boarding House (incl. Miss Bowdler of Kirkham) Aug. 1868
2 cards - Mr R. C. Richards
- Smith, Bowdler & Co
Manufacturers, Freckleton St. Mill, Kirkham

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P9  n.d.; 1867-1868; 1868; 1867

Contents:
10 press cuttings re. Temperance Meetings at Kirkham
2 press cuttings - maiden session at Kirkham petty sessions 8 Mar. 1868
- Description of Penny Readings held in Girls' School room, Kirkham 20 Nov. 1867
2 sheets advertising lecture in connection with Kirkham District Temperance Society to be delivered in the Lecture room, Wesham, by Rev. J. Guttridge of Preston 8 Jan, 1868
Hymn - to be sung at the laying of the Corner Stone of the New Temperance Hall, Coronation St., Blackpool 19 Dec. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P10  1868

Contents:
2 sheets advertising Temperance Society lectures - Kirkham District Temperance Society, Mr Richard Horne of Leicester to deliver lectures in the Lecture room, Wesham 10-11 Feb. 1868
- Fylde Temperance Union, lectures to be given by Mr. Samuel Insull, (times & places listed) Mar. 1868
Sheet advertising meeting for Religious Worship at the school room, adjoining Zion Chapel, Kirkham 13 Mar. 1868
Press cuttings, re. Temperance meetings, re. Sunday Closing, Kirkham 18 Mar. 1868
From "Alliance News" re. The Sunday Closing Canvass 2 May 1868
Member's ticket for the 34th Annual Conference of the British Temperance League held in the Corn Exchange Assembly room, Lune St., Preston 24 Jun. 1868
Handwritten list of signatures for petition to House of Commons for Sunday closing of Public Houses 16 Mar. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P11  1868

Contents:
3 Press cuttings: - 25 Apr. 1868 including Petty Sessions at Garstang, Kirkham Sunday closing, Lifeboat Exercise at Fleetwood, Temperance Meeting, Kirkham - 29 May 1868, Quarterly meeting of the Fylde Temperance Union, - 4 Apr. 1868, Temperance Lectures in the Fylde & Garstang
2 London Temperance Tracts entitled "Haste to the Rescue" & "What is Malt Liquor?", circulated at the Temperance Meeting at Wesham school 22 Apr. 1868
1 unused Household Canvass Schedule) Central Assoc. for Stopping Sale, 1 unused Workshop Canvass Schedule )of Intoxicating drinks on Sunday, Kirkham 18 Apr. 1868
2 sheets, Sunday closing Canvass - Directions for Captains, - Directions for Canvassers 16-18 Apr. 1868
List of dates & places for the lectures of Mr. Samuel Insull 9 May 1868
Handwritten table showing results of canvass, for stopping sale of drink on Sunday, in Kirkham District

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P12  1867-1868

Contents:
4 Posters advertising Winter Entertainments in the National school room, Kirkham for - 28 Nov. 1867
12 Dec. 1867
19 Dec. 1867
16 Jan. 1868
3 Press cuttings, - Warning against wasting water, from Blackburn Waterworks Company - Temperance meeting at Freckleton - Laying of the Foundation Stone of the Bispham Temperance Hall & Institute

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P13  1868

Contents:
4 Posters advertising Winter Entertainments in the National school room, Kirkham for - 30 Jan. 1868
13 Feb. 1868
27 Feb. 1868
12 Mar. 1868
Press cuttings - summons of Catholic Priest before Preston County Magistrates for payment of church rates - Social Science Association special committee's report on diminution of intemperance

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P14  1868

Contents:
Publication sheet by Central Association for Stopping Sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sunday including - details of Central Committee - details of Household & Workshop Canvass - Memorial for Sunday closing from the employers of labour May 1868
Sheet advertising lectures by Mr. Paton under auspices of Fylde Temperance Union
Programme advertising 34th Annual Conference of the British Temperance League to be held in Corn Exchange, Preston 24-25 Jun. 1868. (incl. list of members of conference & their residences while in Preston)
Press cutting re. Bispham Temperance Hall & Institute - laying the foundation stone 19 Jun. 1868
Sheet advertising Teetotal Meetings in various places, Preston
Sheet advertising Poulton Band of Hope Annual Pic-Nic to be held at Wyre Side, near Skippool Poulton 28 Jul. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P15  1868

Contents:
Certificate registered in the name of Mr. William Henry Bowdler offering shares in the New Grand Austrian State Loan Distribution 8 May 1868
Sheet entitled "Receipt How to make a Stiff Liberation Man circulated at the first church meeting Preston Apr. 1868
Programme of Recognition Services, Congregational Church Lytham, held in connection with settlement of the Minster Rev. S. Clarkson 10 Apr. 1868
Press cuttings - Induction of the New Vicar of Blackburn 4 Apr. 1868
- Account of meeting of Fylde Union Board of Guardians in the Union Workhouse, Kirkham 4 Apr. 1868
- Marriage Festivities, Marriage between Joseph Bennett of Heysham Tower (near Lancaster) & Hannah Whittaker, of Royton 30 Apr. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P16  1868

Contents:
Press cutting (from the Bolton Chronicle 11 Apr. 1868) - description of Mawdsley Street, Bazaar
Press cutting, stoppage of a Preston Bank (bank of Messrs. Roskell Arrowsmith & Kendall) 4 May 1868
Press cutting (from the Manchester Examiner & Times 8 May 1868) re. the Darwen Exhibition
Poster advertising Grand Bazaar, Mawdsley Street, Independent Chapel, Bolton Apr. 1868
Ticket for lecture by T. Mason Jones, Esq. The Irish Church 12 May 1868
Sheet advertising Metropolitan & Provincial Turf Agency (incl. Principal Turf Fixtures for 1868)

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P17  1868

Contents:
Poster advertising Laying of Foundation Stone of the New Chapel, Nether Kellet 9 Jun. 1868
Hymn sheet from the Anniversary service of Park Congregational Sabbath School 14 Jun. 1868
Official Programme of proceedings at the Laying the Foundation Stone of the Royal Albert Asylum at Lancaster 17 Jun. 1868
Poster advertising the Anniversary services of Preston Sunday School Union 28 Jun. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P18  1843-1868

Contents:
Poster advertising Park School Annual Tea Party (?Blackburn) 1 Jan. 1868
Poster advertising Dramatic & Musical Entertainment in the National school room, Kirkham 3 Jan. 1868
Poster advertising course of monthly lectures in St. Paul's Chapel, Standishgate, Wigan Oct. 1867-Mar. 1868
The St. Paul's Chapel Magazine, Vol. 1. No. 1 Jan. 1868
Pamphlet, details of Rusholme Road Young Men's Mutual Improvement Society, established in 1843
Subscription Sheet for Pew Rents, Independent Chapel, Rusholme Road, Chorlton-upon-Medlock
Press cuttings - re. the Cotton Exchange, Kirkham 28 Dec. 1867
- Kirkham Tradesmen's Ball 11 Jan. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P19  n.d., 1868

Contents:
- Opening of the Cotton Spinner's Exchange, Manchester 4 Jan. 1868
- Scorton Penny Readings
- Lectures delivered in Exchange Assembly Room, Blackburn
- Closing of the Cotton Spinners' Exchange, Manchester 25 Jan. 1868
- New Year's Tea Party at Salem Chapel
Programme for Mr. Stodare's Entertainment at the Lancaster Athenium

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P20  1867-1868

Contents:
Liverpool Cotton Brokers' Association Annual Circular - Account of Weekly Sales, Imports, Exports, Stock & Prices of cotton in Liverpool during 1867
Report re. Cotton Trade during 1867, Manchester 1 Jan. 1868
Press cuttings - Extracts from cotton circulars revealing exports & imports for past ten years & prices of cotton yarn & goods in 1867, 1 Jan. 1868
- Independent Chapel, farewell services to the pastor Rev. Samuel Gladstone

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P21  n.d.-1867

Contents:
Sheet illustrated with cartoons entitled "Suggestions for the Civic Procession on the ninth"
Certificate registered in the name of Richard Bowdler Esq. offering shares in the New Grand Austrian Credit - Bank Loan Distribution 21 Nov. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P22  1867

Contents:
- Funeral of Mr. Alderman Clark, buried in Rusholme Road Cemetery 7 Dec. 1867
- Death of Rev. Richard Slate (ordained pastor of the Independent church worshipping in Stand Lane, Chapel, near Manchester, 19 Apr. 1810) 4 Dec. 1867
- Death of Rev. Dr. Hannah, Theological tutor at Didsbury College Jan. 1868
- Funeral of Rev. R. Slate - interred at Stand, near Manchester 22 Dec. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P23  1868

Contents:
- Funeral of the late Dr. Hannah 3 Jan. 1868
- Meeting held in Liverpool to protest against commercial immoralities 3 Feb. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P24  1868

Contents:
- Death of Lord Wensleydale (family connections in Liverpool) 29 Feb. 1868
- Death of James Teare, temperance reformer, Preston

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P25  1868

Contents:
- Death of Mr. John Harland F.S.A. Manchester journalist, (author of work on antiquarian history of ancient Manchester) 25 Apr. 1868
- Funeral of Mr. John Harland, Rusholme Rd., Cemetery

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P26  1868

Contents:
- Obituary of Lord Brougham (from The Morning Star, 11 May 1868)
- Poem re Henry Brougham (from Punch)
- Obituary of Mr. Robert Cooper, Socialist Lecturer, of Manchester 7 May 1868
- Death & Funeral of Mr. John Catterall (born at Tockholes, near Blackburn)
- Death of Rev. Dr. Vaughan (one time principal of the Independent College at Withington)

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P27  n.d

Contents:
- Obituary of Mr. James Bullough of Baxenden (improver of the Power-Loom)

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P28  1868

Contents:
- Report of the liquidators of Overend, Gurney & Co., to the shareholders & creditors 21 Jan. 1868
- Balance Sheet & Accounts of Peto, Betts & Crampton 20 Jan. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P29  1868

Contents:
- "Exit Derby" (from the Examiner) 4 Mar. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P30  1868

Contents:
- re. Resignation of Lord Derby 25 Feb. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P32  1867

Contents:
- "The story of the Manchester Outrage" re. prisoners Kelly & Deasy 23 Nov. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P33  1867

Contents:
- Manchester Election - return of Mr. Jacob Bright 27 Nov. 1867
- Manchester Election - declaration of the Poll

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P34  1867

Contents:
- Extracts re. Consumption of Alcohol - including "Presentment of a Liverpool Grand Jury" & speech of Mr. Barnes M.P. Bolton on the Permissive Bill
- Table entitled "Mr. Ayrton's Returns of Licences" (from Alliance News) Aug. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P35  1866-1867

Contents:
Prose - How to Improve Homes, Manchester Friends' Institute Essay Meeting 1866
Press cuttings - "The Slain in Liverpool during 1866 by drink
- re. 4th annual festival of Lancashire & Cheshire Band of Hope Union 1 Apr. 1867
- "The Licencing System in its origins & Legal Relations" paper read before conference on Licencing System held in Exeter Hall 27 Jan. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P36  1860-1867

Contents:
- Dr. Munroe's lecture on "Alcohol" delivered in Town Hall, Manchester 21 Mar. 1867
- Obituary - Mrs. Raper, including poem dedicated to her Bolton 7 Jul. 1860

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P37  n.d

Contents:
- re. question of substituting sacramental wine with infermented variety (from Preston Guardian)

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P39  1867

Contents:
- re. meeting at Bolton addressed by Benjamin Whitworth Esq. M.P. (on behalf of temperance)
- re. meeting at Rochdale addressed by Benjamin Whitworth Esq. 2 Nov. 1867
- Farewell to Hon. Neal Dow at district festival of the Rechabites held at Hulme Town Hall 2 Nov. 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P39  1867-1868

Contents:
- Temperance sermons at Ashton-under-Lyne preached by Rev. Dr. Gale 2 Nov. 1867
- Poem "The Drink - Curse" by T.H.B. 1 Dec. 1867, Manchester
- Article by Rector of Blackley, on drink (from Manchester City News, 15 Feb. 1868)

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P40  1868

Contents:
- Manchester - Soiree of Veteran Teetotallers at Roby Rooms, Aytown Street 29 Feb. 1868
- Various re. temperance
- Poem "Pendle Hill & its Witches" (from Rev Richard James's, "Iter Lancastrense")

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P41  1868

Contents:
- Various re. temperance
- Letter to editor of the Examiner & Times re. pauperism, from R. Martin, M.D. Warnington 10 Mar. 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P43  n.d

Contents:
- Extracts from proof of sheets of work by Mr. William Potter, Liverpool, "Seven Years" history of the Cotton Trade of Europe"
- Opening of Oxford Baths & Reading room at Ashton-under-Lyne by Mr. Hugh Mason
- Article "The Cotton Famine". Presentation of a Memorial Window to the corporation of London by the operatives of Lancashire cotton manufacturing districts

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P44  1868

Contents:
- Twenty fifth sessional anniversary of the Lancashire Independent College 1868
- Meeting of Congregationalists at Queen's Hotel Manchester to initiate subscription for the erection of Independent schools and chapels in Lancashire and Cheshire, Formation of the Lancashire and Cheshire Chapel and School Building Society 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P45  1868

Contents:
- Lecture by Professor Jevons of Owens College Manchester on "Trade Unions: Their Objects and Policy" 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P47  1868

Contents:
- Report of standards of writing and spelling in Lancashire and Cheshire evening classes, carried out by the Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P48  1868

Contents:
- Kirkham Annual Club. Celebrations for the anniversaries of local friendly societies and annual school festivities 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P49  1868

Contents:
- Laying of foundation stone of The Royal Albert Asylum, Lancaster, (The Manchester Examiner and Times)
- Laying of foundation stone of The Royal Albert Asylum, Lancaster, (Lancaster Guardian) 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P59  1868

Contents:
- Lecture by Rev. H. W. Parkinson in Rochdale Public Hall on "Richard Cobden" 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P60  1868

Contents:
- Letter by a member of the "Rochdale Twenty-Eight" about the history of the Rochdale Co-operative Corn Hill Society and the development of the Co-operative movement (27 Feb. 1868)

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P65  1868

Contents:
- Report of paper read by Thomas Webster A.C. on "The Industrial and Profitable Employment of the Casual and Destitute Poor", at a meeting of the department of Economy and Trade of the Social Science Association, with a reference to the provision of work for the unemployed in Lancashire 1868
- Funeral of the Reverend R. G. Mason in Bolton Cemetery attended by officials of the British Temperance League 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P67  1868

Contents:
- Union of Lancashire and Cheshire Institutes Conference upon "Technical Education" at Manchester Atheneum 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P71  1866

Contents:
- Auditors Report and Balance Sheet of the Poulton-le-Fylde Temperance Society 1866

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P74  1868

Contents:
- Report on speech by M.P's. for Oldham, J.T. Hibbert and T. Platt on the opening of a new store for the Crompton Co-operative Society 1868
- Leaflet advertising Temperance Lectures by Richard Hume, agent of the British Temperance Leage

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P75  n.d

Contents:
- United Kingdom Alliance to procure the Total and Immediate Legislative Suppression of the Traffic in All Intoxicating Liquors. Précis of a proposed Parliamentary Bill and list of President and Vice President of the Alliance, Executive Committee and District Agents, including J.P's, clergymen etc., of Lancashire

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P76  n.d

Contents:
- Further items about the United Kingdom Alliance including advertisements for membership and the sale of Alliance Prohibition Placards

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P77  1867-1868

Contents:
- Widow and Orphans Fund of the Lancaster District of the Independent Order of Oddfellows. Annual Tea Party. Speech by Thomas Storey (Mayor) on temperance 1868
- Farewell Soirée in Manchester for Hon. General Neal Dow of the Alliance, presided over by Mayor of Bolton and attended by many local supporters
Letters from absent members. 1867
- Cutting from the Alliance News including report of a New Temperance Hall to be built at Blackpool 1868
- W. E. Gladstone at opening of the Werneth Mechanics Institution, Oldham. Extract of the address, concerning temperance

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P79  n.d

Contents:
- Swinton Church Temperance Society. Address by the Rev. H. W. Caine on the temperance question

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P80  1867-1868

Contents:
- Article concerning the restriction of licencing public houses resolved at the General Annual Licencing Meeting for the Division of Lancaster 1868
- Alleged death of a 3½ year old child from whisky drinking. Report of inquest at Salford Infantry Barracks 1867

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P81  n.d

Contents:
- Constitution and policy of The United Kingdom Alliance
- List of officers of the Central Association for stopping the sale of Intoxicating Liquors on Sunday

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P82  n.d

Contents:
- Lecture given by Rev. G. Penman, on 'Temperance in Relation to the Gospel' at Oakenshaw
- Report of 8th Annual Meeting of Manchester and Salford Equitable Co-operative Society

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P83  1868

Contents:
- Preston Institution Literary and Debating Society. Transcript of Essay read by W. Barlow on "Co-operation and Co-Partnership of Industry and Capital"
- Lecture by the Rev. Charles Garrett on "The Drink Bill for 1867 and what we have got for it" given in Preston 1868

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P86  n.d

Contents:
- Annual soiree and meeting of the Fleetwood Society at the Whitworth Room

Press cuttings  DP 376/3/P88  1867

Contents:
- Report on a meeting of the Southport clergy 16 May 1867
Cutting from Salford Weekly News entitled, "Temperance Amongst The Wesleyans" 23 Jun. 1867

Press cutting  DP 376/3/P89  1867

Contents:
re Temperance Meeting at St. Luke's Cheetham Hill, Manchester 24 Aug. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P90  1867

Contents:
Article entitled, "William Lloyd Garrison, Esq., and the United Kingdom Alliance" re a visit of William Lloyd Garrison, a prohibitionist, to Manchester 6 Jul. 1867
Article entitled "The Philosophy of the Temperance Reformation," concerning the temperance movement in Rochdale 27 Jul. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P91  1867

Contents:
Article re. "The memorial of merchants, manufacturers and other ratepayers of the city of Manchester," concerning the granting of licences to sell spirits 27 Aug. 1867
Article concerning the United Methodist Free Churches Temperance Meeting, held in Manchester 10 Aug. 1867
Article entitled, "Drunkenness among young women," concerning young Catholic women in Liverpool

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P94  1868

Contents:
Article re. meeting at Corn Exchange, Preston, on the occasion of the public introduction of Lord Edward Howard to the electoral constituency 15 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P95  1868

Contents:
Article entitled, "Poverty, Disease and Jerry Building in Liverpool Mar. 1868
Article entitled, "Making People Sober by Act of Parliament," an account of a meeting of the Manchester and Salford Temperance Union 13 Jun. 1868
Letter to the Editor of The Preston Guardian entitled, "The Origin of Teetotalism - Mis-statements Corrected" 11 Apr. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P96  1868

Contents:
An account of "A High Church Festival in Lancashire" 5 Sep. 1868
Press cutting, "Restoration of Goosnargh Church. A Rustic Description and Appeal," 6 Aug. 1868
Press cutting, two addresses to the Electors of the Borough of Salford 2 Sep. 1868
Press cutting - two addresses to the electors of the borough of Blackburn 21 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P97  1868

Contents:
- An address to the electors of the City of Manchester 10 Aug. 1868
- An address to the electors of Burnley 11 Aug. 1868
- An address to the electors of South Eastern Division of Lancashire 20 Aug. 1868
- An address to the electors of Salford 10 Jul. 1868
- An address to the electors of Preston & North Lancashire 1868
Account of meeting of the executive of the Reform Union Manchester, addressed by Mr. Jacob Bright, M.P., on Political Affairs 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P98  1868

Contents:
Cutting - letter addressed to the president of the Wesleyan Conference at Liverpool 13 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P99  1868

Contents:
Cutting - from Philadelphia copy of the will of Thaddeus Stevens of Lancaster, with codicil stating, if the Baptist brethren should build a house of public worship in the city of Lancaster, within five years after his death, for the purpose of worshipping according to their creed, a 1,000 dollars be paid towards its cost 19 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P101  1868

Contents:
Article on Kirkham Flower Show Aug. 1868
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. Preston Electors Aug. 1868
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian entitled, "Toryism and Methodism" Aug. 1868
Notice of a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 10 Jun. 1868
Article re. opening of a new tower of the Catholic church Southhill, Chorley Sep. 1868
Article entitled, "Presentation to the Kirkham Town Missionary" 12 Sep. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P102  1868

Contents:
Poster - To the Catholic Electors of North Lancashire 27 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P103  1868

Contents:
Political Posters & Election Notices to the people of North Lancashire

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P104  1868

Contents:
Political Posters & Election Notices to the people of North Lancashire

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P105  1868

Contents:
North Lancashire Election Posters and election songs 1868
Notice of meetings and services in Kirkham Zion Chapel and Wesham school room Oct. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P106  1868

Contents:
North Lancashire Election Posters 1868
Cutting - Letter entitled, "A Fylde Vicar in Favour of the Disestablishment of the Irish Church", from the Rev. W.C. Dowding, Great Eccleston Vicarage 15 Sep. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P107  1868

Contents:
Article entitled, "The Marquis of Hartington at Garstang, re. The Marquis of Hartington's address to a meeting of liberal electors, for the northern division of the county, at Garstang 29 Aug. 1868
Article entitled "North Lancashire Election Standish", re. the Marquis of Hartington's address to the electors of Standish 5 Sep. 1868
Article entitled "The North-West Lancashire Election
Cutting - report on the Marquis of Hartington election campaign Sep. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P108  1868

Contents:
Report on Lord Hartington's addresses to the electors of Kirkham & Blackpool 5 Sep. 1868
Notice of United Liberal Meeting with the Marquis of Hartington speaking at Longridge 5 Sep. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P109  1868

Contents:
Cutting containing reports of North & North East Lancashire Election addresses, also report of "Serious Murphy Riots at Manchester" 9 Sep. 1868
Report of Marquis of Hartington's election addresses at Fleetwood and Poulton 11 Sep. 1868
Letters to Editor re. violence and, "unseemly interruptions of Tory roughs" in Fleetwood 11 Sep. 1868
Letter to Editor of Preston Herald re. Marquis of Hartington at Kirkham 8 Sep. 1868
Election notices from the Ulverston Mirror Sep. 1868
Cutting of the "Revision of the List of Voters for Members of Parliament for the Division of North Lancashire," 1868
Cutting notice of a "Great Liberal Demonstration and Tea Party" in the Corn Exchange Preston Oct. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P110  1868

Contents:
Report on meeting of Liberals at Urswick from the Ulverston Mirror 12 Sep. 1868
Report of Temperance meeting at Kirkham 3 Oct. 1868
Report of meeting of Liberals at Great Eccleston 3 Oct. 1868
Article addressed to the Liberal Tenant Farmers of the Fylde District, urging them to vote for Lord Hartington 19 Sep. 1868
Letters to the Editor of the Preston Guardian entitled, "The Earl of Derby and the Wesleyans, re. land for a Wesleyan Chapel at Weeton Sep. 1868
Notice of North Lancashire Election entitled, "Instructions for Chairmen and Secretaries of Polling Districts," 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P111  1867-1868

Contents:
Article entitled, "Meeting at Morecambe of Lord Hartington's Supporters," Sep. 1868
Article on Great Eccleston Agricultural Association, fifteenth Annual Show 23 Sep. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P112  1868

Contents:
Report on the show meeting of The Lytham and Kirkham Amalgamated Agricultural Association 22 Aug. 1868
Menu and list of Toasts for The Lytham and Kirkham Amalgamated Agricultural Association show 19 Aug. 1868
Calling card of J. Storey & Co., Manufacturing Chemists, Heron Chemical Works Lancaster n.d. c. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P113  1868

Contents:
Foster of Election address by Lord Hartington 1 Jul. 1868
Notice of a meeting for Hartington supporters 7 Jul. 1868
Article re. election candidates campaigns round Garstang area 11 Jul. 1868
Article re. meeting of Hartington friends and supporters held at Mr. Read's Assembly Rooms, South Beach, Blackpool n.d. c. 1868
Report of canvassing for election in Preston and adjacent townships 11 Jul. 1868
Report on Lord Hartington's address to the electors of North Lancashire 11 Jul. 1868
Report of meeting of friends & supporters of the Marquis of Hartington held in the Public Hall of the Whitworth Institute, Fleetwood n.d. c.1868
Notice to Liberals to register to vote 11 Jul. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P114  1868

Contents:
Article re. public meetings with the Right Hon. Colonel Wilson Patten and the Hon. F. A. Stanley speaking to electors in Kirkham, Poulton and Garstang 15 Aug. 1868
Background history of F. A. Stanley and Marquis of Hartington leading up to North Lancashire Election of 1868, 15 Aug. 1868
Two tickets for a meeting for friends of the Marquis of Hartington, held at The Exchange Preston 22 Aug. 1868
Article entitled, "The Marquis of Hartington at Preston," 26 Aug. 1868
Article entitled, "The Conservative Candidates at Lytham," 22 Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P115  1868

Contents:
Circular requesting attendance of supporters of the Marquis of Hartington at a meeting to be held in the Lecture Room, Wesham 26 Aug. 1868
Circular to friends and supporters of the Marquis of Hartington inviting them to escort the Marquis from Kirkham Railway Station to the Market Place where he will address them 28 Aug. 1868
Article entitled, "Lord Hartington's Speech at Preston" 29 Aug. 1868
Article re. Marquis of Hartington's election campaign Aug. 1868
Ticket for Messrs. Fenton and Shuttleworth's meeting to be held at the Exchange in Blackburn 22 Aug. 1868
Article praising the Marquis of Hartington Aug. 1868
Article entitled, "The North Lancashire Election" 2 Sep. 1868
Article entitled, "Lord Hartington On The Ballot" Aug. 1868

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/3/P116  n.d. 1868

Contents:
North Lancashire Election Notices (2)

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous (compiled 1875-1887)  DP 376/4  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P1  n.d. c.1872

Contents:
Poster portrait of the, "The Right Hon. The Marquis of Hartington"

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P3  1867

Contents:
Public Submission signed by Margaret Benson and Mary McManus, admitting to throwing stones at the door of the Independent place of Worship at Wesham 9 Sep. 1867

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P4  1872

Contents:
Article and portrait from the The Templar magazine, re. the life and works of Robert Mansergh Esq. 17 Oct. 1872

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P5  1868-1870

Contents:
Article entitled, "A Lancashire Peabody", re. bequests of Mr. John Bairstow of Preston 1868
Programme of sermons to be preached in the Congregational Chapel Kirkham by the Rev. S. Gladstone Mar.-May 1870

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P6  1848

Contents:
Programme of evening lectures to be delivered at the Zion Chapel and school room, Kirkham Sep.-Dec. 1848

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P7  1841-1872

Contents:
Leaflet entitled "Sermons to Working People on The Family and Home", programme of sermons to be preached at James Street Chapel, Blackburn Nov.-Dec. 1872
Notice of intention of R. C. Richards of Clifton Lodge to open a building at Victoria Station, Strangeways for the sale of milk 28 Feb. 1870
Hymn sheet for Teachers' Tea Party, Zion Chapel, Kirkham 25 Dec. 1841
Article re. pamphlet written by W. H. Bowdler entitled, "The Best Means of Retaining Our Elder Scholars," 1871

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P8  1871

Contents:
Articles entitled, "Kirkham Independent and Wesleyan Chapels, "by "Atticus". Kirkham Club Day, and "Bishop Goss on Freemasonry, Fenianism and Trade Unions" 8 Jul. 1871

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P9  1876

Contents:
Programmes of Kirkham Cricket Club Concerts 13 Jan. 1876
9 Nov. 1876
Article reviewing the Cricket Club Concert 9 Nov. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P10  1873

Contents:
Notice of anniversary services at James Street Sunday School, Blackburn 31 Aug. 1873
Article "In Memoriam", on the deaths of, "two highly esteemed citizens of Lancaster," Mr. John Burkit Mansergh and Alderman Brockbank 13 Sep. 1873
Article on the death of Mr. Thomas Crooke Ainsworth containing a family history from 1396-1815, 24 Sep. 1873
Programme of re-opening service at St. John's Church, Lund 17 Sep. 1873
Article entitled, "Re-opening of Lund Church, by the Bishop of Manchester" 20 Sep. 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P11  1873

Contents:
North Lancashire District Lodge Independent Order of Good Templars, agenda of meeting 22 Sep. 1873
Article entitled, "Annual Session of Good Templars," re. North Lancashire District Lodge Meeting 24 Sep. 1873
Notice of meeting of Lodge of Peace and Unity to be held in the Militia Mess Rooms, Starkie Street, Preston Aug. 1873
Platform ticket for meeting of the Preston Auxiliary of the United Kingdom Alliance, to be held in the Corn Exchange 24 Oct. 1873
Notice for meeting of the Preston Auxiliary of the United Kingdom Alliance, to be held in the Corn Exchange 24 Oct. 1873
Notice of meeting of Independent Order of Good Templars North-East Lancashire Lodge to be held at Darwen on 27 Nov. 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P12  1873

Contents:
Article re., "Pride of the Fylde Lodge" Temperance Meeting at Kirkham 15 Oct. 1873
Article re. St. George's Band of Hope and Temperance Society Meeting at Blackburn 22 Oct. 1873
Article re. Lytham Band of Hope Society Tea Meeting 5 Nov. 1873
Article re. meeting of The Independent Order of Good Templars at Darwen 29 Nov. 1873
Notice & Agenda of The Independent Order of Good Templars at Darwen 27 Nov. 1873
Ticket for Independent Order of Good Templars meeting to be held in the Corn Exchange, Preston 17 Nov. 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P13  1873

Contents:
Programme of opening of new organ at James Street, Independent Chapel, Blackburn 13 Nov. 1873
Notice of Lytham Band of Hope, Tea Meeting 28 Oct. 1873
Notice of a special train being provided after a Good Templar Demonstration in Preston 17 Nov. 1873
Article re. Lytham Haste to Victory Lodge Meeting 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P14  1873-1874

Contents:
Programme for Baptist Mutual Improvement Society Tea Party to be held in the Baptist School, New Lane, Oswaldtwistle 15 Nov. 1873
Article re. Baptist Mutual Improvement Society Tea Party to be held in the Baptist School, New Lane, Oswaldtwistle 1873
3 Articles concerning the election of a new school board for Blackburn Jan. 1874
2 Articles re. the annual Christmas tea meeting of the Independent Chapel, Hambleton 31 Dec. 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P15  1871-1873

Contents:
Programme and Book of Words, for the Annual Concert of the Members of the Band of the 10th Lancashire Artillery Volunteers to be held in the new drill shed, Kirkham with reading by Edwin Waugh 16 Dec. 1873
Annual returns of Preston and District Schools 1871
Rock Ferry Amateur Musical Society programme 2 Dec. 1873

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P16  1873-1874

Contents:
Notice of special services to be held at Fishergate Baptist Chapel, Preston 4 Dec. 1873
Article re. Fleetwood Independent Sunday School Tea Party Feb. 1874
Notice of four sermons to be preached at the James Street, Independent Chapel, Blackburn Dec. -Jan. 1874
Article re. Good Templars Tea Party held in the Free Lecture Room, Wesham 7 Mar. 1874
Article entitled, "Antiquities of the Parish of Kirkham," concerning, "The History of the Parish of Kirkham," by Lieutenant-Colonel Fishwick 7 Mar. 1874
Announcement of death of John Knowles Esq. proprietor of the Clifton Arms Hotel, Lythan n.d. c.1874
Report of Kirkham Petty Sessions, n.d. c.1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P17  1871-1874

Contents:
Article entitled, "Fishwick's History of the Parish of Kirkham 1874
Article entitled, "Good Templars" Tea Meeting at Fleetwood" 16 Jan. 1874
List of Officers and Committee of Preston Sunday School Union 1871

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P18  1874

Contents:
Notice of Good Templars' Tea party to be held in the Assembly Rooms, Talbot Road, Blackpool 8 Jan. 1874
Programme and newspaper report of, "The Jubilee Singers, Ex-Slave Students from Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. performing at the Corn Exchange, Preston 16 Dec. 1874
Article re. presentation of a family bible to Mr. John Crock Jun., of Poplar Grove Inskip by Inskip Baptist Sunday School 14 Jan. 1874
Article re. "Public Meeting on Good Templary at Kirkham," 14 Jan. 1874
Notice of Good Templars' Meeting in the lecture room Wesham 7 Jan. 1874
Notice of Good Templars' Tea Meeting to be held at the Congregational Chapel, Poulton 4 Feb. 1874
Article re. public tea in connection with the Congregational Chapel, Kirkham Jan. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P19  1874 - 1878

Contents:
Article re. Good Templar Demonstration at Blackpool 8 Jan. 1874
Obituary of the Rev. James Gwyther, who was pastor of the Congregational Church, Jacksons Lane Chapel, Hulme and Zion Chapel, Stretford Road 30 Mar. 1878
Article entitled, "Local Gleanings." Sufferings of the clergy in Cheshire. The Rev. William Seddon of Eastham, Chester and Grappenhall." 9 Mar. 1877
Announcement of marriage of Marmaduke Burnell and Mary Emily Tyson at the Parish Church Stretford 1876
Announcement of marriage of Joseph Seddon Pollitt to Charlotte Paton 1876
Announcement of marriage of William Hoult to Anna Maria Rawlinson at Knott Mill Congregational Church 17 Oct. 1878
Announcement of marriage of George Edward Cheeseman to Emily Clara Rawlinson Apr. 1877
Announcement of marriage of William Bowdler to Frances Mary Woodward at St. Clement's Church, Liverpool 3 Mar. 1879
60th wedding anniversary of Mr. & Mrs. Charnock, Clifton Street, Lytham 5 Jul. 1876
Obituary of Mr. John Poole of Blackpool 7 Apr. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P20  1874

Contents:
Notice of Annual Tea Meeting of Park Road Congregational Church at the Park Road Upper School Room, Blackburn 1 Jan. 1874
Good Templars' Tea Meeting to be held at the Bath Assembly Room, Lytham 27 Jan. 1874
Newspaper cutting and word sheet re. Good Templars' Tea Meeting 27 Jan. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P21  1874

Contents:
Article and picture from "The Templar", temperance magazine re. Rev. John Compston 22 Jan. 1874
Valentine in the form of a Mock Summons to W. H. Bowdler, "Court of True Love" 13 Feb. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P22  1874

Contents:
Article re. Candlemas cattle fair at Poulton 6 Feb. 1874
Two broadsheets of poems read by Samuel Laycock at Good Templar meetings at Poulton & Kirkham Feb. 1874
Article re. Good Templars' Tea Meeting held in the Independent school room, Poulton 6 Feb. 1874
Article re. Good Templars' Tea Party held in the Free Lecture Room, Wesham, Kirkham 4 Mar. 1874
Obituary of James Eden Esq. of Lytham 24 Apr. 1874
Notice of Temperance Meeting to be held in the Corn Exchange, Preston, to celebrate the 80th birthday of Joseph Livesey 2 Mar. 1874
2 Articles re. Good Templar Tea Meeting held in the Independent Chapel, Hambleton Feb. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P23  1874

Contents:
Poster advertising a Good Templars' public Tea Meeting in Wesham school room 28 Feb. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P24  1874

Contents:
Article re. tea party held at the Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, Freckleton 8 Apr. 1874
Article entitled, "Testimonial to Mr. Thompson, late Station Master at Kirkham 29 Apr. 1874
Obituary of the Rev. N. Huntington 12 May 1874
Programme of Tea Meeting and concert held in the Wesleyan Chapel, Freckleton 4 Apr. 1874
Notice of Good Templars' Tea Meeting to be held in the Whitworth Institute, Fleetwood 24 Apr. 1874
Notice to the Land Owners, Property Owners and Ratepayers of the township of Medlar-with-Wesham, re. the sewerage of Wesham, from the Local Sanitary Committee 1 Jun. 1874
Notice of appointment of a Parochial Committee for Medlar-with-Wesham with memorandum as to the powers and duties of parochial committees 12 May 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P25  1874

Contents:
Article re. opening of the Elswick Memorial Chapel, Elswick, Lancashire with hymn sheet and artists impression of church 28 May 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P26  1874

Contents:
Notice of opening services of the Elswick Memorial Chapel 28 May 1874
Programme of Inaugural services for the opening of Chapel Street Congregational Church, Blackburn 25 Jun. 1874
Obituary of Mr. W. E. Hodgkinson, councillor for St. Ann's Ward, Manchester 3 Jul. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P27  1874

Contents:
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. Oswaldtwistle Local Board 19 Sep. 1874
Service sheet for opening of Chapel Street Congregational Church 28 Jun. [1874]
Article re. Kirkham Club Day 1874
Zion Chapel, Kirkham; hymn sheet for children's service 9 Aug. 1874
Article re. bankruptcy of Mr. Fazackerly-Westby of Mowbreck Hall n.d. c.1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P28  1874

Contents:
Obituaries of Mr. Bowdler of Kirkham 25 Jul. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P29  1874

Contents:
Article re. the Alleged Nuisance at New Lane, Oswaldtwistle 22 Aug. 1874
Report of Accrington Petty Sessions 22 Aug. 1874
Obituary of the Rev. H. W. Parkinson, Rochdale 27 Aug. 1874
Article re. Presentation to the Rev. John Burrough M.A., headmaster of the Free Grammar School Kirkham 1 Jul. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P30  1874

Contents:
Article re. new school at Cocker Brook, Oswaldtwistle 22 Aug. 1874
Report of Accrington Petty Sessions 22 Aug. 1874
Article re. new engines installed at Balderstone Mill, Freckleton 19 Sep. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P31  1874

Contents:
Announcement of marriage of John James Holden to Margaret Neill at St. John's Church, Higher Broughton Oct. 1874
Notice of a conference of the British Temperance League, to be held in the Union School Room, Abingdon Street, Blackpool 29 Oct. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P32  1874-1877

Contents:
Notice of sermons to be preached by the Rev. David Clegg of Clitheroe in Zion Chapel, Kirkham 9 Aug. 1874
2 Programmes of concerts held at the Blue School, Newton-with-Scales 1876-1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P33  1874

Contents:
Obituary of T. Langton Birley, Esq. of Carr Hill, Kirkham 10 Oct. 1874
Report of funeral sermon and interment of the above Oct. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P34  1874

Contents:
As above Oct. 1874
Notice of auction sale at Ribby Cottage, Nr. Kirkham 21 Oct. 1874
Notice of meeting at Victoria Street, Schools, Blackpool 29 Oct. 1874
Obituary of the Rev. James Thornton of Blackpool 20 Nov. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P35  1874 - 1875

Contents:
Notice of two orations to be delivered in the Exchange Rooms, Preston Nov. 1874
Programme of the Annual Tea Meeting of the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society 27 Oct. 1874
Report of Good Templars' Tea Meeting held in Thornton Church school room 20 Nov. 1874
Report of the work of Hambleton Church Jan. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P36  1874

Contents:
Notice of services to be held at Zion Congregational Chapel Kirkham Nov. 1874
Report of a lecture on chemistry held in the James Street Chapel school room, Blackburn Dec. 1874
Cutting of Local Church News Dec. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P37  1874-1876

Contents:
Notice of Annual Tea Meeting at Hambleton Congregational Church 26 Dec. 1874
Report of a fire at New House Farm, Bryning, Near Lytham 26 Dec. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P38  1874-1875

Contents:
Programme for an "Entertainment" at Bank Top British School, West Street, Blackburn 9 Dec. 1874
Notice of a meeting to be held in the Friend's Meeting House, Freckleton
Obituary of Mr. R. M. Lupton, schoolmaster of Freckleton 24 Oct. 1874
Article re. presentation to Mr. Lupton's sisters (see above) 19 Dec. 1874
Report of suicide of Mr. Edward Cornelius Moore of Lytham Feb. 1875
Report of Good Templar's Tea Meeting held in the New Temperance Hall, Queens Square, Poulton Feb. 1875
Report of New County Magistrates 10 Feb. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P39  1875-1876

Contents:
Report of Independent Tea Meeting held in connection with the Congregational Church Hambleton 17 Jan. 1875
Report of Good Templars' Tea Party held in the Lecture Room at Kirkham 6 Mar. 1876
Advertisement and price list of Bowdler and Bickerdike, manufacturers of Absolute Phenol Carbolic Acid at Church in Lancashire Jan. 1875
Article re. presentation to Mr. James Lewtas formerly of Kirkham Oct. 1876
Obituary of Mr. James Lewtas formerly of Kirkham Nov. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P40  1880

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Obituary of Mr. William Heron of Manchester 23 Dec. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P41  1875

Contents:
Report of Meeting of the North Lancashire District Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars', held in the Union Baptist school room, Abingdon Street, Blackpool 16 Apr. 1875
Report of Grand Festival of Sacred Song held in the Assembly Room of Blackburn Town Hall 27 Mar. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P42  1875

Contents:
Programme of The Messiah, performed in The Chapel Street, Congregational Church, Blackburn 20 Jan. 1875
Poster advertising Independent Order of Good Templars' Annual Tea Meeting to be held in the Bath Assembly Room, Lytham 16 Feb. 1875
Article re. resignation of the Rev. Samuel Gladstone pastor of Kirkham 31 Mar. 1875
Notice of Science Lectures to be held in Hulme Town Hall, Stretford Road, Manchester 1875
Report of Freckleton Rechabite and Temperance Demonstration 8 Sep. 1875
Report of Bazaar in aid of the proposed Independent Chapel at Furthergate, Blackburn 20 Mar. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P43  1875-1876

Contents:
Reports of the funeral of the Rev. G. R. Brown of Kirkham 20 Mar. 1875
Notice of the Annual Public Meeting of the Lancashire Congregational Union in the Chapel Street, Congregational Church, Blackburn 7 Apr. 1875
Report of the Annual Meeting of the Blackburn Sunday School Union held in the Chapel Street school 29 Apr. 1876
Report of the Recognition Service of the Rev. Ira Bosley held at James Street Chapel, Blackburn 1 Jul. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P44  n.d. [1875]

Contents:
Report of the Annual Meeting of the Congregational Union at Blackburn 10 Apr. 1875
Poem "The Rising of the North" by Barry Cornwall n.d. [1875]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P45  1875

Contents:
Report of the annual conference of the Lancashire Cheshire and Derbyshire Sunday School Unions' Association, held in Blackburn 27 Mar. 1875
Report of marriage between Mr. W. J. Loftus and Miss J. E. Loxham, at Lytham 9 Sep. 1875
Report of a science lecture held at James Street school, Blackburn 19 Nov. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P46  1875-1877

Contents:
Poster advertising the 60th annual meeting of the Kirkham Auxiliary of the British & Foreign Bible Society held in the school room adjoining Zion Chapel 14 Apr. 1875
Report of the opening of a new harmonium at Kirkham Congregational Chapel 1875
Article giving list of patents sealed 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P47  1875

Contents:
Notice of 2 temperance meetings to be held at the Fish Stones Kirkham 19 Sep. 1875
Obituary of Mrs. Fazackerley-Westby of Kirkham Nov. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P48  1875

Contents:
Programme of Band of Hope Tea Meeting held in Bairstow Street, school Preston 5 Oct. 1875
Notice of a lecture on "The Forces of Nature" to be held in Moor End Wesleyan School, York Street, Oswaldtwistle 4 Oct. 1875
Report on "The Forces of Nature" lecture 9 Oct. 1875
Report of Action against a cotton spinner held at Liverpool Assizes 11 Dec. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P49  1875-1876

Contents:
Reports of illness and obituary of Councillor James Parker of Preston Nov. 1875
Report of presentation to the Rev. J. Byles, pastor of James Street, Congregational Church, Blackburn 13 Nov. 1875
Report of Hambleton Independent Chapel Tea Meeting 30 Dec. 1876
Report of James Street, Congregational Chapel Annual Tea Party 27 Dec. 1876
Report of the Blackburn Sunday School Union Annual Meeting held in the Primitive Methodist new school, Prince's Street 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P50  1876

Contents:
Notice of Annual Tea Meeting of the "Haste to Victory" Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars, to be held in the Baths Assembly Room Lytham 30 Nov. 1876
Programme for the entertainment at Wesham school room 20 Sep. 1876
Notice of Halifax Sunday School Jubilee Commemoration to be held in the Market Hall Halifax 6 Jun. 1876
Report of Ordination of Rev. John Shuker at the Congregational Chapel, Poulton-Le-Fylde 22 Dec. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P51  1875-1876

Contents:
Notice of Band of Hope and Temperance Society, Free Public Entertainment to be held in the James Street, school room, Blackburn 4 Dec. 1875
Notice of Hambleton Congregational Church Annual Tea Party 6 Jan. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P52  1876-1879

Contents:
Report of Annual Tea Meeting at Salem Chapel Bradford 8 Jan. 1876
Programme of a concert to be held in the Boy's School, Wrea Green 26 Feb. 1876
Programme of entertainment to be held at Newton-With-Scales Blue School 16 Mar. 1876
Notice of a Bazaar at the Mawdsley Street Sunday School, Bolton 23 Feb. 1876
Obituary of Mrs. Betty Hankinson of Eaves, Woodplumpton 17 Apr. 1879
Obituary of Hugh Hilton Hornby of Ribby Hall near Kirkham 8 Sep. 1877
Report of the renovation of Kirkham Parish Church and the Funeral of H. H. Hornby which took place there 15 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P53  1876-1877

Contents:
Reports of Blackburn Sunday School Union Festival of Sacred Song held in the Assembly Room of the Town Hall 25 Mar. 1876
Report of a Spelling Bee held in the National School Room, Kirkham 22 Mar. 1876
Obituary of Mr. Edward Dawson of Lancaster, from the Fylde Magazine. May 1876
Report of and ticket of admission for Recognition Tea Meeting of the Rev. T. R. Davies, Kirkham held in Wesham School Room 6 Feb. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P54  1876-1877

Contents:
Notice of James Street School Cricket Club, Blackburn Entertainment Evening 25 Mar. 1876
Notice of Ordination Service and Annual Tea Meeting to be held at the Congregational Church Poulton-Le-Fylde 21 Dec. 1876
Report of the wedding of Mr. William Edward Bickerdike of Bowdler and Bickerdike, Eagle Chemical Works, Church and Oswaldtwistle, and Miss Eccles of Over Darwen, held at the Congregational Church, Duckworth Street, Darwen 22 Apr. 1877
Report of the Will of Mr. A. Leyland Birley, late of Millbank, Kirkham, proved at the Lancaster District Registry 24 Mar. 1877
Report of the Resignation of the Rev. J. Armitage of Elswick taken from the Fylde Magazine Feb. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P55  1876-1877

Contents:
Notice of a Social Tea Meeting to be held in the school room of Mawdsley Street Chapel, Bolton, and press report of meeting 30 Mar. 1877
Programme of Fund Raising activities for Mawdsley Street New Sunday and Day Schools, Bolton 1876
Report on the Pastorate of the Rev. R. Best, Valedictory Meeting held at the Mawdsley Street, school room, Bolton 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P56  1877

Contents:
Article entitled "Twenty Five Years in Bolton". A Retrospect of Ministerial Life by Rev. Robert E. Best 31 Mar. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P57  1877

Contents:
Notice of a lecture to be held in Wesham School Room 16 Jan. 1877
Notice of Public Demonstration of Teaching to be held in Wesham Lecture Room 9 Apr. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P58  1877-1878

Contents:
Notice of sermons to be preached in Zion Chapel Kirkham 26 Aug. 1877
Report on lecture given to James' Street Young Mens Association Blackburn by A. C. Bowdler 22 Dec. 1877
Report of the Annual Meeting of the James Street, Congregational Church, Blackburn 29 Dec. 1877
Report of funeral of Bombadier Greener at Kirkham 11 Sep. 1878
Report of laying of foundation stone by Alfred Barnes Esq., J. P. Farnworth, at Furthergate, Blackburn Congregational Church 12 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P59  1877-1878

Contents:
Programme of James Street Christmas Day Tea Meeting 1877
Report of presentation of an elaborately illuminated address, by the scholars and teachers of Kirkham Sunday School to William Henry Bowdler Esq., J. p. on the occasion of his marriage to Miss E. A. Richards of Clifton Lodge, Near Preston [1878]
Notices of Tea Meetings at Zion Chapel, Kirkham 7 Jan. 1878, 27 Jan. 1879
Report of Blackburn Sunday School Union Examination in Scripture subjects, held in Barton Street, School 22 Feb. 1878
Report on a Lecture given by the Rev. E. Paxton Hood, "When George the Third was King," held in the James Street Chapel, Blackburn 27 Feb. 1878
Report on a lecture delivered by Mr. H. E. Bickerdike, "A drop of water," to the James Street Young Men's Association 28 Jan. 1878
Report on a lecture delivered by the Rev. J. McDougall of Over Darwen, "How the Establishment was made," in the James Street School, Blackburn 2 Mar. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P60  1878-1879

Contents:
Report of fire at the buildings of Mr. John Bradley, The Hill, Weeton Jul. 1878
Report of Kirkham Club Day Jul. 1878
Notice of a Lecture on "David Livingstone, Traveller and Philanthropist," by the Rev. J. Wayman, held in the upper school room adjoining Zion Chapel, Kirkham 26 Nov. 1878
Report of Hambleton Independents' Tea Party 1 Jan. 1879
Report of Tea Party held at Cornah Row Chapel Near Kirkham 16 Apr. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P61  n.d., 1879

Contents:
Report of Blackburn Sunday School Festival of Sacred Song held in the Assembly room of the Town Hall 12 Apr. 1879
Notice of a Public Missionary Meeting to be held in Elswick Chapel 14 Jun. 1879
Notice of Fleetwood Congregational Church Anniversary Services 14 Sep. 1879
Report of the Annual Sermons of Zion Congregational Chapel, Kirkham 16 Aug. 1879
Report of the annual meeting of the Blackburn Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, held in the Town Hall 26 Nov. 1879
Report of Kirkham Club Day n.d. c.1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P62  1879-1880

Contents:
Notice of Christmas Evening Service of Song to be held in the Zion Congregational Chapel, Kirkham 25 Dec. 1879
Report of Conversazione held at James Street School, Blackburn 13 Dec. 1879
Report of repairs made to the Congregational Chapel, Kirkham 17 Dec. 1879
Tribute to the Rev. J. Shuker on leaving Poulton-le-Fylde Congregational Church to move to Tottington 14 Jan. 1880
Report of the 63rd annual meeting of the Kirkham branch of the British and Foreign Bible Society 1 May 1880
Report of the monthly meeting of the Kirkham Local Board of Health 6 Dec. 1879
Report of Blackburn Nonconformist celebrations 30 Jun. 1880
Report of a centenary service held in the Congregational school room Kirkham 7 Jul. 1880
Report of the annual meeting of the Blackburn Auxiliary of the British & Foreign Bible Society, held in the Assembly room, Town Hall 15 Dec. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P63  1877-1880

Contents:
Report of the annual sermons preached at Zion Sunday School, Kirkham 23 Jul. 1880
Report of Kirkham Club Day 3 Jul. 1880
Report & programme of the Raikes Centenary Celebration at Blackpool 8 Jul. 1880
Report of the annual meeting of the ratepayers of Kirkham held at the Black Horse Hotel 31 Mar. 1880
Report of the resignation of the Rev. S. Clarkson, pastor of Lytham Congregational Church 7 Jul. 1880
Obituary of Mr. Charles Birkett ex-steward of Lord Derby's property in Preston 4 Apr. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P64  1880

Contents:
Article on the Raikes Centenary Celebrations 3 Jul. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P65  1878-1880

Contents:
Notice of Service of Song at Zion Chapel, Marsden Street, Kirkham 21 Mar. 1880
Report paying tribute to Mr. John Edmunson of Lytham Jan. 1879
Report of funeral of Mr. John Edmunson of Lytham 8 Jan. 1879
Report on the flourishing cotton trade in Kirkham 26 Apr. 1878
Report of a mill accident involving a rover by the name of Agnes Gornall, at Richards, Bowdler & Co's Mill, Kirkham May 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P66  1879

Contents:
Article and obituary of Mr. George Hadfield of Manchester, formerly M.P. for Sheffield 22 Apr. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P67  1877-1878

Contents:
Programme of an evening of Miscellaneous Entertainment held at Newton-With-Scales Blue School, with no alterations 28 May 1877
Programme & report of Amateur Concert held at the Blue Coat School, Newton-With-Scales 1 Mar. 1878
Programme and report of Kirkham Cricket Club Annual Concert held in the Artillery Drill Hall, Kirkham 15 Nov. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P68  1877

Contents:
Obituary and report of funeral of R. C. Richards Esq., of Clifton Lodge, Near Kirkham Feb. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P69  1877

Contents:
Reports of funeral of R. C. Richards Feb. 1877
Notice of sale of Pure-Bred Shorthorns at Clifton Lodge, Near Kirkham Oct. 1877
Reports of Local Shorthorn sales Nov. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P70  1877-1879

Contents:
Notice to creditors of the late Roger Charnock Richards to contact his executors of whom W. H. Bowdler was one 8 Jun. 1877
Notice of farm to be let at Clifton-With-Salwick 24 Jul. 1877
Notices and reports of Auction Sales of Implements of Husbandry, Farming Stock, Produce and Other Effects, of the late R. C. Richards Esq. 1877-1878
Report of a sale at Clifton Lodge, seat of the late R. C. Richards Esq. Details of buyers and prices of cattle, sheep and horses 15 Dec. 1877
Notice of auction of Farming Stock, Implements of Husbandry, Produce and other Effects of the late R. C. Richards on Tuesday 12 Feb. Detailed list of items for auction 1878
Notice of auction on Thursday 24 Jan. 1878 of "200 Sheep and Lambs, Farm Produce, and the stock in trade of a Wheelwright, together with sundry other effects, to be auctioned by order of the executor of the late R. C. Richards Esq., Kirkham 3 Jan. 1878
Notice of auction of property at the Black Horse Inn, Kirkham on Thursday 15 Nov. 1877, 1877
Notice of auction on Wednesday 19 Dec. at the house of Mrs. Brown, The Black Horse Inn, Kirkham 1877
Notice of auction at Railway Hotel, Kirkham on Wednesday 15 May 1878 of three lots of freehold property in the township of Wesham 1878
Report of sale of property in Kirkham and Freckleton on 19 Dec, 22 Dec. 1877
Notice of auction of "The whole of the hand Brickmaking Plant" of the Westhampton Brick And Tile Company, Near Kirkham, on Monday 13 May 1878, 1878
Notice of auction at the Railway Hotel Kirkham on Thursday 24 Oct. 1878, of several dwelling houses, shops, and several plots of Freehold Building Land; the whole belonging to Mr. H. C. Walton 1878
Obituary of Mr. William Curwen Cumming, of Dean Street, South Shore, Blackpool 19 Jul. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P71  1879-1880

Contents:
Programme of Kirkham Cricket Club's Annual Concert on Thursday 13 Feb. 1879
Programme of a concert given by Kirkham Choral Society on Thursday 24 Apr. 1879
Report of a concert given by Kirkham Choral Society on 30 Apr. 1879
Report of a cricket match between Mr. R. Moore Birley's Team and Kirkham Term in Jul. 1878 on Kirkham Cricket ground 1878
Report of the Kirkham Cricket Club Annual Concert of 13 Feb. 1879, Feb. 1879
Report of Inglewhite Sheep Fair 28 Apr. 1880
Underneath the above: a report of a "Concert and Entertainment" given in the Girls School, Berry Lane, Longridge, by members of Longridge Choral Union 28 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P72  1876-1880

Contents:
Programme of Kirkham Choral Society's Annual Concert in the National School Kirkham on Thursday 1 Apr. 1880
Report of three concerts held in the Winter Gardens Blackpool. The first given by the British Army Quadrille. The second entitled a "Special Musical Festival" performed by the band of the First Royal Dragoons on the Skating Rink. The third a concert held later the same evening in the Pavilion. Notice of the forthcoming concerts 23 Jul. 1880
Report of the "resuscitation" of the Kirkham Penny Readings. An evening of songs, readings and recitations Nov. 1879
Report of committee meeting to discuss the "Resuscitation of the News-Room and Library" at Kirkham 14 Aug. 1880
Report of the monthly meeting of the James Street Band of Hope and Temperance Society 20 Jan. 1876
Notice of a meeting of the North Lancashire District Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars' on Saturday 18 Nov. 1876 in the Lecture Room, Queen Square, Poulton-Le-Fylde
Poster advertising a "Conference of Good Templars" in Wesham school room, Kirkham, organized by the North Lancashire District Lodge of the Independent Order of Good Templars' on Saturday 27 May 1876
Admission ticket and programme to the "Temperance Fruit Banquet and Conversazione" at the Whitworth Institute Fleetwood on Friday 6 Oct. 1876
Report of the annual procession of the "Rechabite Society of Freckleton" 19 Oct. 1877
Report of the Good Templar Conference held in the Lecture-hall Kirkham, on Saturday 27 May 1876, 3 Jun. 1876
Report of a Temperance Meeting at Kirkham held in the National School. Chaired by Mr. Charles Whalley; addressed by Mr. John Sergeant of Southport 15 Nov. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P73  1880

Contents:
Report of a meeting held in the Borough Assembly Room Blackpool in Jan. 1880 to discuss European disarmament 14 Jan. 1880
Obituary. Announcement of the death of Mr. A. B. Hayward, Honorary Secretary of the Liverpool Peace Society 13 Aug. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P74  1877

Contents:
Report of the annual meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 14 Apr. 1877
Letter to William Henry Bowdler Esq. from Mr. John Watts, Secretary of the Reform Club, Manchester, informing Mr. Bowdler that he has been made a member of the Club 7 May 1877
Article entitled "The Case of the Geshoffs", two friends of Manchester merchants whose demise angered the Tory party 5 Oct. 1877
Notice of Municipal Elections in Trinity, Park, St. Paul's, St. Peter's, St. Mary's and St. Mark's Wards in Blackburn. Mr. Richard Bowdler standing as a Liberal candidate in St. Mary's Ward 13 Oct. 1877
Preview (incomplete) of Municipal Elections in Trinity, Park, St. Paul's, St. Peter's, St. Mary's and St. Mark's wards in Blackburn with details of elections to uncontested seats 24 Oct. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P75  1881-1879

Contents:
Leaflet produced by Richard Bowdler and John Boyle as election campaign material for the St. Mary's Ward Municipal Election of Nov. 1877
Report on Municipal Elections in the above mentioned wards in Blackburn held on Thursday 1 Nov. 1877
Report of a meeting of The Old Trafford Liberal Club at which a resolution was passed congratulating Mr. Gladstone on the passing of the Irish Land Bill 24 Aug. 1881
Report of Blackburn Municipal Elections in St. Mary's Ward, on 1 Nov. 1877, 3 Nov. 1877
Report of a "Children's Festival of Song" held in the Town Hall (Kirkham?) at which Mr. T. S. Bowdler conducted 5 Feb. 1881
Report of a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association at Lancaster to discuss the probabilities of a contest for North Lancashire in the next General Election
Report of the annual meeting of the North Lancashire Conservative Registration Society held at Preston 25 Apr. 1879
Report on an invitation made by representatives of the Liberal Association of North-East Lancashire to the Marquis of Hartington to become a candidate at the General Election (Mr. R. Bowdler was a member of the deputation)
Report of the Liberal members of the House of Commons intending to entertain the Marquis of Hartington at a banquet in order to show their confidence in him and loyalty towards him
Report of the Marquis writing to the leading Liberals of Radnor Boroughs saying he did not wish to stand in that constituency again but that he intended to stand for North-East Lancashire 12 Jul. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P76  1881-1878

Contents:
Announcement in the Reform Gazette that Sir Edward Watkin M.P. intends to present a statue of Mr. Bright to Manchester Corporation 7 Jun. 1878
Report of a meeting held in the Independent school room Kirkham in connection with the United Kingdom Alliance, Mr. W. H. Bowdler in the chair 28 Jan. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P77  1878-1880

Contents:
Report (incomplete) of a "Great Liberal Meeting" of the Church and Oswaldtwistle Liberal Club held in St. Paul's school room. (Among those on the platform was Mr. A. C. Bowdler) 7 Dec. 1878
Notice of a meeting at which Mr. W. E. Briggs, Liberal member for Blackburn will address his constituents and Notice of two resolutions to be submitted to the meeting, one of which is proposed by "Councillor Bowdler" 12 Feb. 1879
Report of a meeting at the Reform Club of the Blackburn Liberal Council "to receive the report of the Executive in relation to the choice of a second candidate" to represent Blackburn (Councillor Bowdler was present) 30 Aug. 1879
Notice advertising a "Liberal Demonstration" in the exchange, Blackburn on 21 Oct. 1879. The notice states that R. Bowdler Esq. is expected to be present along with another 20 named gentlemen
Report of a lecture on "Coal and its Products" given before members of the Field Naturalists Society by Mr. A. C. Bowdler 17 Nov. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P78  1879

Contents:
Report of a Liberal meeting held in the Exchange Hall Blackburn at which Mr. W. E. Briggs gave his annual address to his constituents. He discussed the "Eastern Question" and answered questions from the floor, (Councillor Bowdler moved a resolution that the meeting expressed its "hearty approval" of Mr. Briggs' conduct during the five years he had represented the borough in Parliament), Preston Guardian, Saturday 15 Feb. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P79  1879

Contents:
Report of preparations for, and the arrival of the Rt. Hon. William Ewart Gladstone at Preston Railway Station on his return from Scotland, with transcript of addresses to the Rt. Hon. gentleman by Blackpool Liberals and Preston Liberals and Mr. Gladstone's reply. (Mr. W. H. Bowdler J.P. was among the representatives present), The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 10 Dec. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P80  1880

Contents:
Report (incomplete) entitled "Liberalism at Blackpool" including details of re-opening of the Liberal Club in Blackpool, transcript of an address to Mr. J. T. Hibbert M.P. and account of his reply, report of the presentation, by Mr. J. Jackson, of a portrait of the Rev. J. Wayman, and a further report on a dinner held in the afternoon [1880]
Report on a "Demonstration" at the Winter Gardens held in the late afternoon, including a long speech by the Chairman, Henry Marshall Esq., F.R.I.S., Preston Guardian 24 Jan. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P81  1880

Contents:
Obituary of T. H. Clifton Esq., M.P. of Lytham with report of the funeral, Kirkham, Wednesday 7 Apr. 1880
Notice that a medallion has been placed in the chancel of Lytham Parish Church by the widow of T. H. Clifton M. P. [1880]
Notice given by Jas. Clarke, Solicitor, of Preston that anyone having claims on the estate of James Parker late of Preston, Cotton Spinner (died 22.11.1875) should send particulars of their claims to him 29 Oct. 1880
Advertisement of "Lodgings for Families" in Southport 12 Oct. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P82  1880

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Central Committee of the North Lancashire Conservative Registration Society held in Preston. Report of a meeting of the society at which the proceedings of the Central Committee were conveyed to the members
Report of a meeting of Liberal representatives in North Lancashire, in Lancaster, at which it was decided to contest the Conservative held seat at the General Election. Report of a meeting of Liberal party leaders at the County Hotel Lancaster including William Bowdler Esq., at which a Liberal candidate to contest North Lancashire was chosen 20 Mar. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P83  1880

Contents:
Notice of Liberal Meeting in Blackpool (Speakers to include W.H. Bowdler Esq., J.P.) 19 Mar. 1880
Report of a meeting held in Lancaster at which Alderman Storey was confirmed as the Liberal candidate for North Lancashire
Report (incomplete) of meeting of Blackpool Liberals (Mr. W. H. Bowdler on the platform), Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 24 Mar. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P84  n.d., 1880

Contents:
Report of visit to Blackpool by Mr. Thomas Storey, Liberal candidate for North Lancashire, including detailed description of evening meeting in Winter Gardens Pavilion
Report of the General Election. The decisive Liberal Victory
Report of a meeting of "electors and non-electors" in the yard of the Black Horse Hotel Kirkham on Friday 2 Apr. 1880 Mr. Storey received by the Chairman Mr. W. H. Bowdler. Detailed account of address given by the latter. Detailed account of address by Mr. Storey. Death of Conservative candidate
Report of a Liberal meeting in Blackpool at the Winter Gardens addressed by Mr. Storey, Saturday 3 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P85  1880-1881

Contents:
Report of meeting in Blackpool at which Mr. W. H. Bowdler spoke 20 Mar. 1880
Notice of nominations of William Edward Briggs and George Bagot Gosset Francis Richard Pigot Molesworth as Liberal candidates for the North-East Lancashire Election 31 Mar. 1880
Circular sent to members of the Reform Club regarding arrangements for the North-East Lancashire Election in Blackburn Polling District 24 Mar. 1880
Circulars to electors in Kirkham Polling District regarding the North-East Lancashire Election 7 Apr. 1880
Report of nominations of Conservative candidates for North-East Lancashire Election 3 Apr. 1880
Report of the unopposed re-election, for North-East Lancashire, of the Marquis of Hartington 19 May 1880
Transcript of reply by Mr. Gladstone's secretary to a resolution of confidence in the Government passed by the Liberal Executive Committee for Exchange Ward, Manchester Feb. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P86  1880

Contents:
Article (incomplete) describing polling day in the North-East Lancashire Election in the Blackburn district 10 Apr. 1880
Notice of Mr. Storey's intention to address meetings in the Fylde area, with timetable Mar.-Apr. 1880
Liberal polling card for Kirkham District in North Lancashire Election (obverse and reverse shown) 1880
Report (incomplete) of a Liberal demonstration held in Preston on behalf of the candidature of Mr. Storey 10 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P87  1880

Contents:
Report of the North Lancashire Election of Apr. 1880. Preston Guardian Wednesday 14 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P88  1877

Contents:
Invitation to attend a Banquet, addressed to W. H. Bowdler Esq., from the Mayor and Corporation of Blackpool Jun. 1877
Programme of a Grand Fete at Blackpool held in Jun. 1877
Invitation to dinner addressed to W. H. Bowdler Esq. from the Lord of the Manor, Kirkham [1877]
Summons addressed to W. H. Bowdler Esq. to attend the Court Leet at Kirkham on 9 Aug. 1877., 3 Aug. 1877
Brief report of Court Leet in Kirkham 11 Aug. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P89  1878-1882

Contents:
Invitation to a Complimentary Dinner addressed to W. H. Bowdler Esq. from the Corporation of Blackpool Jan. 1878
Note from the Honorary Secretary to the Corporation to W. H. Bowdler Esq. regarding a toast to be made at the dinner
Article entitled "Reminiscences of the Old Railway System", Manchester Guardian 23 Oct. 1880
Menu and list of toasts of the Complimentary Banquet to the Mayor of Blackpool held on 17 Jan. 1878
Brief report of Temperance Lecture held in Lytham 22 Mar. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P90  1878

Contents:
Detailed account of the Complimentary Banquet to the Mayor of Blackpool, Fleetwood Chronicle 18 Jan. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P91  1878-1879

Contents:
Menu and list of toasts for a banquet held on the occasion of the opening of the Blackpool Winter Gardens on Thursday 11 Jul. 1878
Invitation addressed to W. H. Bowdler Esq. requesting his presence at the visit of the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress of London, Blackpool 19 Jun. 1878
Invitation addressed to Mr. & Mrs. Bowdler, to a Ball at the Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool 29 Jun. 1878
Invitation from the President of the Manchester Reform Club addressed to Mr. Bowdler, requesting his company for luncheon on 7 Aug. 1878
Invitation addressed to Mr. Bowdler to the Preston Reform Club's first ball of Feb. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P92  1878-1881

Contents:
Official programme of the State Visit to Blackpool of the Lord Mayor of London Jul. 1878
Report of annual school sermons being preached at Kirkham Congregational Chapel 17 Aug. 1881
Menu of a Luncheon held in Jun. 1880 at the opening of the Free Library
Invitation addressed to Mr. W. H. Bowdler to meet the Rt. Hon. Henry Fawcett M.P. [1881]
List of members of the Manchester Reform Club in Parliament 16 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P93  1879

Contents:
Report of the Lytham Industrial and Loan Exhibition including detailed list of items on exhibition. List of prize winners
Report of opening ceremony by Lord Winmarleigh 31 May 1879
Report of a ceremony commemorating the Silver Jubilee of the priesthood of the Very Rev. F. E. Hines 22 Feb. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P94  1877-1882

Contents:
Obituary of Miss Catterall of Kirkham 11 Jun. 1880
Report of service at Elswick Memorial Church at which Rev. John Robinson was elected as its new minister 25 Aug. 1880
Notice of first Nonconformist burial in Lancashire 24 Sep. 1880
Notice of death of Ann Amelia Carson of Manchester 7 Jan. 1881
Letter to Mr. Bowdler informing him of the date and venue of the Annual Meeting of the Trustees and Managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank with notes made by Mr. Bowdler of proceedings at the meeting 21 Dec. 1877
Pen portrait of Sir. Joseph Heron, town clerk of Manchester 1 Sep. 1881
Notice advertising services in Zion Chapel, Marsden Street, Kirkham
Notice and report of "Gospel Temperance" meetings held in Blackpool, Mr. W. H. Bowdler presiding at the first of them 17 May 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P95  1880

Contents:
Account of the official opening of Blackpool Free Library. Speeches at the Winter Gardens by Lord Derby & Col. Stanley. Address to Lord Derby read by town clerk of Blackpool. Account of Banquet on the North Pier held the same afternoon. Details of toasts proposed including one by Lord Derby. Preston Guardian 19 Jun. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P96  1880-1881

Contents:
Lithographic print of Lancashire Agricultural Chemical Co's. Works at St. Helen's Junction n.d. [c.1880]
Item from diary of Rev. John Ward of Stratford relating to Earl of Derby 11 Jun. 1880
Obituaries of George Buck, William Copeland and Grace Ambler 1881
Advertisement placed by Richards, Bowdler and Co. Kirkham for a Mule Overlooker 30 Oct. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P97  1878-1881

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Freckleton Tent of the Order of Rechabites. Speech by Mr. W. H. Bowdler 11 Sep. 1878
Report of a Conference of Temperance Workers held at the Congregational School Blackpool. Motion proposed by Mr. W. H. Bowdler asking for support for the Temperance movement in the Fylde 19 Nov. 1879
Report from the British Temperance Advocate of the same meeting Nov. 1879
Report of a "Good Templars' Tea Party and Entertainment" at Kirkham. Underneath the above: notice of the interment of Miss Eleanor Elston in Kirkham churchyard 6 Mar. 1880
Report of "Band of Hope" meeting at Catforth, (Mr. W. H. Bowdler addressed the meeting) 1 May 1880
Report of a meeting of Catforth "Band of Hope" Temperance Society, (Mr. W. H. Bowdler present) 1 Jan. 1881
Report of annual meeting of Ramsgreave Congregational Mission, (Mr. T. S. Bowdler led the choir) 8 Jan. 1881
Report of annual meeting of the Field Naturalists' Society, (Mr. A. C. Bowdler appointed a vice-president) 19 Jan. 1881
Report of the annual tea party of the Baptist Chapel, Great Eccleston, (Mr. W. H. Bowdler in the chair) 14 Jan. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P98  1880-1881

Contents:
Report of meeting of the Local Auxiliary of the United Kingdom Alliance held in Blackburn, (Chairman: Councillor Bowdler) 21 Jan. 1881
Report of a "conversazione" in the Lecture Hall of the Chapel Street Sunday Schools 6 Nov. 1880
Report of the annual Christmas tea meeting of James Street Congregational Chapel. Report of a service of Sacred Song 29 Dec. 1880
Report of the annual tea meeting of the Congregationlists of Hambleton 31 Dec. 1881
Report of the New Year's treat given to the inmates of Kirkham Workhouse 8 Jan. 1881
Report of the annual congregational tea meeting of Inskip Baptist Chapel 5 Jan. 1881
Report of the monthly meeting of the Board of Management of Blackburn and East Lancashire Infirmary with report of a donation of £1,000 to the endowment fund of the Infirmary by William Tattersall Esq
Obituary of Rev. John White Congregational Minister of Belfast 29 Apr. 1881
Account of lecture by Mr. A. C. Bowdler to the Field Naturalists Society on "Coal and its Products". Blackburn Standard 20 Nov. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P99  1880

Contents:
Report of the annual general meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association held at the County Hotel, Lancaster, The Lancaster Guardian 25 Dec. 1880
Account of the revision of the list of voters for the Kirkham polling district held at the Gun Tavern Kirkham. Account of the parliamentary revision for the Lytham polling district 29 Sep. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/4/P100  1867

Contents:
Portrait of Edward Miall issued with the Bradford Review 16 Nov. 1867

Press cuttings (Compiled 1877-1888)  DP 376/5  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P1  1881-1882

Contents:
Poster advertising "Winter Entertainment" in the National School Room Kirkham with endorsed summary of contents of scrapbook Feb. 1881
Poster advertising "Winter Entertainment" in the National School Room, Kirkham Nov. 1881
Poster advertising "Winter Entertainment" on Thursday 16 Feb. 1882. (W. H. Bowdler presiding)
Poster advertising "Winter Entertainment" on Thursday 30 Nov. 1882. (W. H. Bowdler presiding)

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P2  1881-1884

Contents:
Programme of the Annual Concert of Kirkham Choral Society 1 Mar. 1881
Programme of "A Miscellaneous Concert" given by Kirkham Choral Society 15 Dec. 1881
Programme of "A Miscellaneous Concert" given by Kirkham Choral Society, Tuesday 11 Apr. 1882
Report of football matches played between Kirkham 2nd. X1 and Blackpool Excelsior, and Kirkham 1st. X1 and Blackpool
Report of "an extra Winter Entertainment" given by the Rev. W. S. Matthews, and Walter Simpson Esq. with programme of Musical items 2 Mar. 1881
Report of a lecture on magnetism delivered at Kirkham by Mr. Edmund Dickson 18 Nov. 1882
Report of a Kirkham "Winter Entertainment" - a musical evening 6 Feb. 1884
Report of a Kirkham Choral Society Concert 21 Dec. 1881
Letter to the editor of the Preston Guardian deploring the demise of Kirkham Choral Society Mar. 1883
Report of a Kirkham Choral Society concert 10 Feb. 1883
Report of the last of the Kirkham Winter Entertainments for the 1882-83 season Feb. 1883
Report of a Kirkham "Winter Entertainment" Oct. 1883
Report of a "miscellaneous concert" given by Kirkham Choral Society Apr. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P3  [1880]- 1883

Contents:
Press reprint of Baines' directory of Kirkham for 1825
Anecdotes from the Preston Herald regarding the railways [1880]
Article recalling the sale of a pew in Poulton Parish Church in 1741 with transcript of indenture of the sale [1880]
Copy of a Fylde Attorney's Bill in 1764 and a Disputed Account in 1774 [1880]
Article discussing the activities of Henry Anderton, poet, philosopher and prominent member of the Temperance Movement ending with two of his poems 23 Mar. 1883
Account of death of a horse belonging to Mr. William Harrison of Wesham [1882]
Report of the sale of a Freehold estate at Esprick in Greenhalgh-With-Thistleton 8 Jan. 1882
Obituary of Mr. John Bramwell, recorder of Durham, born at Elswick in the Fylde 1 Dec. 1882
Report of a Kirkham Choral Society concert [1880]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P4  1877 - 1881

Contents:
Report of an accident to a young man while pruning; report of Kirkham Fire Brigade's annual supper 10 Feb. 1877
Letter to the editor of the Preston Guardian regarding a railway accident at Wesham, Kirkham 26 Dec. 1877
Letter to the editor of the Preston Guardian complaining about the state of footpaths in Kirkham 24 Mar. 1879
Notice that Mr. George Gartside Mayor of Kirkham has passed examinations of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons; report of Kirkham Vestry Meeting 23 Apr. 1879
Anecdote regarding an old sign at the "High Gate" Tavern at Newton-Le-Scales Sep. 1880
Report of the opening of a mill of the Fylde Manufacturing Company Dec. 1877
Report of an extraordinary general meeting of the Fylde Manufacturing Company 22 Jun. 1878
Report on the Kirkham reading room 17 Sep. 1880
Report of a cricket match between Kirkham 1st. XI and Kirkham XVIII of Club and Town 29 Sep. 1880
Report of the number of births and deaths in Kirkham District during July, August and September 1880; report of the Double-Funeral of John and Margery Lewtas 12 Nov. 1880
Report of a Kirkham "Winter Entertainment", instrumental solos, songs and recitations 4 Dec. 1880
Report of annual general meeting of Kirkham Cricket Club 4 Dec. 1880
Report of the accidental death of Thomas Hardman at Kirkham, on Christmas Day 1880, 1 Jan. 1881
Report of accidental death by drowning of Thomas Marquis aged 13 14 Jan. 1881
Report of entertainment at Phoenix Mill, Wesham near Kirkham consisting of tea and a concert 23 Mar. 1881
Report of a gathering of the Institute of Good Templars, Kirkham 2 Apr. 1881
Report of a tea party and entertainment in Wesham Lecture-room Kirkham under the auspices of the Fylde Industrial Co-operative Society Limited with the committee's report for the year 5 Feb. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P5  1881 - 1884

Contents:
Report of a tea party, concert and ball given for the employees of Messrs. Walker, Greenwood, Moss and Co., Phoenix Mills, Kirkham 22 Mar. 1882
Notice of an auction of eight lots of property at the Post Office Inn, Freckleton Street, Kirkham, on Thursday 21 Apr. 1881
Account of the elopement of a clergyman with a farmer's daughter 14 Jan. 1882
Report of the progress of the building of a public meeting hall known as the "Co-operative" Buildings" in Kirkham 24 Mar. 1883
Report of proceedings by H.M. (Postmaster-General) against Richard R. Carlton an ex-Clitheroe bank clerk 8 Apr. 1882
Kirkham Cricket Club fixture list and list of officers [1882]
Article (incomplete) regarding Kirkham Local Board Election 28 Mar. 1882
Report of the annual meeting of Kirkham ratepayers 24 Mar. 1883
Result of the Kirkham Local Board Election [1883]
Obituary of Mr. Richard Cookson of Wrea Green 18 Oct. 1882
Report of Kirkham fair; report of a meeting of Kirkham Gas consumers to discuss the price of gas; Half-yearly report of the Fylde Manufacturing Company Kirkham 1883
Notice of Agricultural Science classes taking place in Poulton, Garstang, Kirkham and Ormskirk 8 Oct. 1881
Notice of the annual tea party of Blackpool Baptist Chapel at which W. H. Bowdler Esq. was to speak; report of an accident befalling the Vicar of Christ Church 15 Dec. 1882
Report of the destruction of a cross over a tomb in Elswick chapel-yard 12 Aug. 1886
Report of the discovery of a small balloon in Thistleton Carrs, between Kirkham and Great Eccleston 14 Mar. 1881
Letter telling of Fylde gooseberry growers' successes at the National Show 20 Oct. 1884
Report of Kirkham Cattle Fair Apr. 1884
Report of the disappearance of an old man named George Woods in Kirkham 19 Dec. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P6  1877 - 1883

Contents:
Report of the re-opening of St. Michael's Church Kirkham. Account of the Bishop's sermon. Report of an evening service the same day at which the Bishop preached once more. The Preston Guardian 19 Sep. 1877
Report of change ringing at Kirkham 31 Jan. 1880
Report telling of a new school to be opened at Wesham 14 Apr. 1880
Anecdote regarding the occupation of trustees listed in the Manchester Diocesan Directory for 1880
Anecdote regarding history of the Fisher family of Layton [1880]
Report of the annual tea party and entertainment of Kirkham Parish Church Sunday Schools 1 Jan. 1881
Note of the marriage of Mary Jane Lemon and Ebenezer Sweet and a humorous verse regarding the match [1880]
Report of a presentation to Kirkham Parish Church by an unknown donor of two standard chandeliers 7 Jan. 1882
Notice of marriage of Horace Mellor and Edith Jane Birley at Kirkham Parish Church 1 Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P7  1877 - 1883

Contents:
Report of the discovery of the Recantation Sermon of William Gant formerly a clergyman of the Church of Rome 18 Nov. 1877
Report of opening of a three-day bazaar in the Drill Hall Kirkham in aid of a new organ to be bought for Weston Parish Church 19 Jun. 1880
Leaflet appealing for contributions towards the cost of building an Infant School in Wesham with details of money donated to date Mar. 1879
Report of Kirkham Parish Church Sunday School's annual tea party, including programme of musical items 30 Dec. 1881
Report of an auction of cottages at the Railway Station Hotel, Kirkham [1882]
Report of auction of property belonging to Mr. R. R. Catterall at the New Inn Kirkham 8 Jul. 1882
Report of a Temperance concert at Kirkham 31 Oct. 1883
Report of a Temperance Entertainment at Wesham, (W. H. Bowdler on the platform) [1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P8  1881 - 1886

Contents:
Report of a trip to lytham by Kirkham Parish Church Bible Class 23 Jul. 1881
Obituary of Canon Ridgway, formerly a curate in Kirkham 22 Jul. 1881
Report of the annual meeting held in the vestry of Kirkham parish Apr. 1881
Account of a presentation of a "timepiece" and writing case to Mr. Whalley: teacher at Kirkham Parish Church Boys' Sunday School 7 Jan. 1882
Report of the visit of the Archdeacon of Lancaster to Kirkham with list of clergy and laity present at the service conducted by the Vicar of Kirkham 13 May 1882
Report of Ash Wednesday service at St. Michael's Church Kirkham 1 Mar. 1882
Report of the appointment of the Rev. Melbourne Ker Cooper to the curacy of Christ Church Lancaster 8 Apr. 1882
Report of the annual Harvest Festival of the Parish Church, Kirkham Oct. 1884
Report of an evening service in Wesham School; special sermons preached at the Parish Church; a temperance meeting including songs and recitations 21 Nov. 1884
Account of the annual entertainment of Kirkham Parish Church Sunday Schools, including a performance of the trial scene from The Merchant of Venice 2 Jan. 1885
Account of the Harvest Thanksgiving service at Kirkham Parish Church 30 Sep. 1885
Account of the Harvest Festival at Kirkham Parish Church 4 Oct. 1886
Report of a Harvest Thanksgiving at Lund Church 25 Oct. 1882
Article reporting the presentation of a stained glass window to Lund Church by Caroline Dorothea Birley and Marianne Thompson 28 Mar. 1883
Article (slightly damaged) reporting on the Harvest thanksgiving services at Lund Church 17 Oct. 1885
Article reporting on the annual harvest thanksgiving services at the church of St. John the Evangelist, Lund Oct. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P9  1880 - 1883

Contents:
Report of torchlight skating on the Moor Hall Estate, Bartle 11 Feb. 1881
Report of the death of William Hayhurst ("Old Balshaw") of Salesbury aged 105. Preston Herald 5 Feb. 1881
Obituary of Mrs. Julia Ripley, founder of Ripley's Hospital for orphans. Preston Herald 5 Feb. 1881
Anecdote concerning drinking after hours in a Kirkham hostelry. Preston Herald 5 Feb. 1881
Report of Kirkham Cricket Club's annual meeting with table of batting and bowling averages 14 Dec. 1881
Report of a meeting of the United Kingdom Temperance and Provident Institution at the Association Hall in Peter Street, [Kirkham] 21 Oct. 1881
Report of the accidental death on the railway of Thomas Kellett of Garstang Road, Wesham 30 Dec. 1881
Report of the accidental death at Kirkham Railway Station of William Reynolds, fireman on the Fleetwood to Manchester goods train 12 May 1882
Report of the annual "egg festival" at Preston on Easter Monday 14 Apr. 1882
Notice of auction of freehold property in Kirkham belonging to Mr. Robert Catterall Jun. 1882
Obituary (incomplete) of Mr. William Whalley of Staining 16 Feb. 1883
Report of the wedding ceremony of Miss Goulding and Mr. George Gregson at Leyland Parish Church [1880]
Obituary of Mrs. Jenny Fisher of Layton Lodge 17 Feb. 1883
Article on Kirkham winter evening entertainments 31 Oct. 1883
Report of a Kirkham entertainment consisting of musical items, recitations and addresses on "the temperance question" 17 Oct. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P10  1883 - 1885

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. Robert Grime J.P.; report of a strike at Tennyson Road, Cotton Manufacturing Company; obituary of Thomas Clarkson (ex-Police) Sergeant 3 Nov. 1883
Reports of the Candlemas Fair at Kirkham; the annual supper of the engineers, joiners and overlookers; an entertainment by the Kirkham Sons of Temperance; the Kirkham Fire Brigade's annual supper 9 Feb. 1884
Report on the fortunes of Kirkham reading and news-room 6 Jan. 1884
Report of a Temperance Meeting with programme of musical items 7 Mar. 1884
Report of musical evening held by the "Sons of Temperance" 20 Mar. 1884
Report of meeting at Great Eccleston at which a branch of the Order of the Sons of Temperance was formed Aug. 1884
Report of Temperance Meetings and lectures at Kirkham; report of a musical evening given by the Wesleyan Tonic Sol-fa Class, Kirkham Oct. 1884
Report of a lawsuit between Mrs. Ann Bamber of Kirkham and her husband Nicholas Bamber Nov. 1884
Obituary of Mr. W. Dickson solicitor of Poulton and Preston; article on Mr. John Miller, a 99 year old resident of Great Eccleston; report on proceedings in the lawsuit above Nov. 1884
Report of the first annual meeting of the Sons of Temperance 19 Dec. 1884
Fixture list and list of officers of Kirkham Football Club for the season 1884-85
Report of meeting of the Church of England Temperance Society 13 Dec. 1884
Notice of auction of property at the Black Horse Hotel Kirkham by Mr. Robert Cross Jun. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P11  1880 - 1886

Contents:
Report of sale by auction of property in Kirkham, Freckleton and Newton-With-Scales Jun. 1885
Notice of auction of contents of a house at Higher Broughton; with notice of auction of a collection of paintings, engravings, drawings and books from the same house, with list of items May 1886
Report of the farewell gathering held for the Rev. S. Clarkson of Lytham 24 Sep. 1880
Account of Rev. Clarkson's farewell sermon 29 Sep. 1880
Account of the presentation of an illuminated address and purse to Rev. and Mrs. Clarkson 1 Oct. 1880
Account of a public tea party given to welcome home the Rev. James Wayman of Blackpool 1883
Account of the resignation of Rev. H. W. Smith from the Congregational Church, Fleetwood to take up a post in Lancaster Dec. 1883
Account of the progress of Nonconformity in the Fylde including reports on the building of several chapels Apr. 1886
Account of a visit to Singleton village Sep. 1882
Report of first annual meeting of the Society for the Home Teaching of the Blind 31 Oct. 1882
Report of the accidental death of George Whittle of Preston; obituary of Mr. J. G. Toulmin of Preston 8 Sep. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P12  1877 - 1879

Contents:
Notice of Kirkham Christmas Show with details of prizes Dec. 1877
Report of the Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham 15 Dec. 1877
Notice of Kirkham Annual Fat Cattle Show Dec. 1878
Report of the Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham with details of prize winners and prices; report of the dinner held afterwards Dec. 1878
Report (incomplete) of a presentation to Mr. G. C. Hale, agent to the Earl of Derby, at his residence in Knowsley Apr. 1878
Report of annual Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham, with details of prize winners and prices brought at auction; report of the dinner held afterwards 13 Dec. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P13  1879 - 1887

Contents:
Report of the Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Show held at Kirkham including report of luncheon and list of prizes awarded 30 Aug. 1879
Notice advertising Agricultural Science Classes in the Fylde district 16 Oct. 1880
Report on the Agricultural Science Classes at Kirkham and Poulton 20 Oct. 1880
Report of Kirkham October fair 19 Oct. 1887
Report on the flagging of footpaths and pavements in Kirkham 19 Oct. 1887
Report of death of Monsignor Crookhall, born at Lytham 11 Nov. 1887
Report of the collating of Rev. Henry William Mason to the office of Honorary Canon in Manchester Cathedral 20 Mar. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P14  [n.d.]

Contents:
Letter to the editor of the Preston Guardian discussing points made by Lord Derby in a speech to the Chamber of Agriculture at Liverpool on Land Tenure 30 Jun. 1879
Report of fourth Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham 18 Dec. 1880
Report of fifth Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham 10 Dec. 1881
Report of sixth annual Fat Cattle Show and Sale at Kirkham Dec. 1882
List of successful candidates at the Agricultural Science examinations 21 Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P15  1880 - 1887

Contents:
Report of Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Show held at Lytham; report of the luncheon held in the afternoon; list of prizewinners 28 Aug. 1880
Biographical detail of Mr. John Hosack, recently buried in Lytham 18 Nov. 1887
Report of Kirkham Fat Cattle Show and Sale with prize list and list of sales; account of dinner held afterwards 13 Dec. 1884
Report of meeting held to discuss the enclosure of Freckleton Marsh 28 Oct. 1882
Obituary of Mr. John Haythornthwaite, a resident of Fleetwood 15 Jun. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P16  1880 - 1887

Contents:
Report of the introductory lectures of the Agricultural Science Classes in Kirkham, Poulton and Great Eccleston, Preston Guardian 23 Oct. 1880
Report of the annual exhibition of livestock and farm produce of Lytham, Kirkham and Blackpool Agricultural Society with prize list and report of the luncheon held afterwards 27 Aug. 1881
List of first-class candidates in the Fylde area in the examination for entrance into Teacher Training Colleges 15 Oct. 1887
Report of a fire in a building in Kirkham 20 Jun. 1881
Report of a sale of work at Kirkham 5 Feb. 1887
Report of a "Mesmeric entertainment" at Kirkham; report of a lecture on travels in Scotland 18 Feb. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P17  1877 - 1881

Contents:
Report of prize-giving for drill and target shooting of the 10th Kirkham Lancashire Artillery Volunteers with list of winners 6 Jan. 1877
Report of prize-giving of the Kirkham battery of the Lancashire Artillery Volunteers 22 Dec. 1877
Report of prize-giving of the Kirkham battery of the Lancashire Artillery Volunteers 8 Jan. 1879
Report of prize-giving of the Kirkham battery of the Lancashire Artillery Volunteers 24 Dec. 1880
Report of presentation made to Sergeant-Major Thomas Gardner of the 10th Lancashire Artillery Volunteers Kirkham, by members of the battery, to commemorate the former's retirement from the Volunteers [c.1880]
Report of death of Earl of Airlie, whose brother Hon. Donald Bruce Ogilvy resided at Lytham and The Hill, Kirkham Sep. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P18  [c. 1880] - 1886

Contents:
Report of prize-giving of the 5th Lancashire Artillery Volunteers Kirkham at which the Guild Mayor of Preston, Alderman Birley made a speech and presented the prizes 24 Dec. 1881
Report of the death of Mr. Peter Wood, a Bispham school-master 17 Aug. 1886
Report of distribution of prizes to Kirkham Artillery Volunteers 19 Dec. 1883
Report of distribution of prizes to the Kirkham battery of the 3rd. Lancashire Artillery Volunteers 20 Dec. 1884
Report of distribution of prizes to the Kirkham battery of the 5th. Lancashire Artillery Volunteers 25 Dec. 1885
Report of the renovation of Poulton Parish Church including details of various finds [c.1880]
Obituary of a Preston woman, reputedly a second cousin of Queen Victoria 2 May 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P19  1882-1885

Contents:
Report of the annual Lytham, Kirkham and Blackpool Agricultural Show held at Blackpool 26 Aug. 1882
Report of the annual Lytham, Kirkham and Blackpool Agricultural Show held at Blackpool, Preston Guardian Aug. 1884
Report of the annual general meeting of the Lytham and Blackpool Agricultural society including discussion on the government report on Lancashire farming 4 Apr. 1883
Report of a Kirkham Winter Entertainment 24 Nov. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P20  1877 - 1884

Contents:
Report of the annual procession of the friendly societies of Kirkham, and of meetings of the societies held the same afternoon Jul. 1877
Report of Kirkham Club Day procession and service 1881
Report of Kirkham Club Day procession and services Jul. 1878
Report of Kirkham Club Day procession and services Jul. 1882
Report of Kirkham Club Day procession and service 5 Jul. 1884
Obituary of W. Charnley Esq., solicitor of Preston 8 Oct. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P21  1884 - 1887

Contents:
Biographical sketch of Mr. John Miller aged 98, of Little Eccleston 1 Mar. 1884
Report of the Lytham, Kirkham and Blackpool Agricultural Society annual show, with list of prize winners 19 Aug. 1885
Obituary (incomplete) of Mr. John Miller of Little Eccleston 1885
Report of special services held in Kirkham Parish Church in aid of the National Schools at Kirkham and Wesham 19 Oct. 1887
Report of a court action by a Kirkham Seed Merchant against a farmer regarding a consignment of seed 20 May 1886
Report of meeting of St. Michael's Improvement Society, Kirkham 21 Oct. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P22  1882-1886

Contents:
Report of Kirkham Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale Dec. 1885
Preview of Wesham School Bazaar 28 Mar. 1882
Description of the new Catholic church of St. Joseph at Wesham 17 Mar. 1886
Report of Wesham School Bazaar 9 Jun. 1883
Account of the opening of St. Joseph's Roman Catholic church at Wesham with Mass celebrated by the Bishop of Leeds 24 Mar. 1886
Account of the laying of the foundation stone of St. Joseph's, Wesham by the Bishop of Liverpool 16 Jul. 1884
Notice of the opening of St. Joseph's, Wesham Mar. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P23  1877-1886

Contents:
Report of the thirty-second annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank Jan. 1877
Report of the thirty fifth annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank 1879
Report of the thirty-sixth annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank 24 Dec. 1880
Report of the thirty-seventh annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank Dec. 1881
Report of the thirty-ninth annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank Dec. 1883
Report of the fortieth annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank 19 Dec. 1884
List of accounts from old Savings Banks in Lancashire rendered to the office of the Commissioners for the Reduction of the National Debt 18 Nov. 1882
Report of the forty-first annual meeting of the trustees and managers of the Kirkham Savings Bank 18 Dec. 1885
Report of the first general meeting of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company Limited; report of a meeting of the Sons of Temperance 7 Nov. 1884
Report of the formation of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company 14 Nov. 1883
Reports of: a Sons of Temperance entertainment; a grand miscellaneous concert given by the Co-operative Society; the disappearance of George Woods Esq.; an extraordinary general meeting of the shareholders of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company 24 Dec. 1884
Article expressing the need for a literary institution of some kind in Kirkham 19 Oct. 1886
Report of a lecture entitled "A Plea for Home Rule" given by Rev. J. Wayman of Blackpool 6 Nov. 1886
Report of a committee meeting of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society Jul. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P24  1879-1887

Contents:
Report of the 16th annual show of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society Sep. 1879
Report of a fire in a waste-drying house belonging to Messrs. John Birley and Sons of Kirkham 4 Feb. 1881
Report of the Rev. H. Lings, formerly a minister at Fleetwood, having escaped uninjured from an earthquake in the South of France, with transcript of a letter from him to a friend in Fleetwood 1 Mar. 1887
Report of the 17th annual show of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society. Preston Guardian 4 Sep. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P25  1881-1885

Contents:
Report of the 18th annual show of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society 1881
Report of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society's show 8 Sep. 1883
Reports of: the annual meeting of the committee of the Kirkham reading room; the distribution of prizes to competitors at the Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Show 6 Oct. 1883
Report of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society's show. 2 Sep. 1882
Report of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society's annual show 6 Sep. 1884
Report of Kirkham Floral and Horticultural Society's annual show 5 Sep. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P26  1881-1887

Contents:
Report of events at Kirkham Flower Show Sep. 1884
Report of the twenty-third Kirkham Flower Show 8 Sep. 1886
Report of the death of Mr. William Whitworth, partner in the firm of Benjamin Whitworth and Bros., cotton merchants of Manchester 29 Dec. 1886
Report of the opening of a bazaar in aid of the Home for the Blind of Preston and North Lancashire Apr. 1887
Obituary of Mr. William Crook, a cheese merchant of Preston 8 Aug. 1881
Obituary of Mr. John Pearson, chairman of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company 4 Jun. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P27  [c.1880]-1882

Contents:
Circular sent to the inhabitants of Kirkham and district from Rev. Frederick Hines appealing for help in putting on a bazaar in order to attempt to clear the debt of the church at the Willows incurred through constructing a new cemetery [c.1880]
Programme of a bazaar held at the Assembly Rooms, Lytham on 25, 26 and 27 Jul. 1882
Programme of a bazaar held in Poulton on 20, 21 and 22 Jul. 1881
Circular to the Parish of Weeton appealing for contributions towards a fund to augment the living of the parish 14 Oct. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P28  1883-1885

Contents:
Programme of Kirkham Cricket Club's Concert of Thursday 29 Nov. 1883
Programme of a bazaar to be held at the National School, Kirkham in Jun. 1883
Programme of miscellaneous entertainments held in Kirkham Jun. 1883
Poster advertising a Sale of Work of the New Wesleyan Chapel and Sunday School, Freckleton May 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P29  1880-1885

Contents:
Programme of a concert by Kirkham Choral Society 6 Feb. 1883
Prospectus of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company Limited 1 Sep. 1883
Circular issued by the Sons of Temperance requesting that all Teetotallers of the Kirkham district be present at its Temperance Demonstration and Gala on Saturday 29 Aug, 3 Aug. 1885
Report of a Sale of Work at Fleetwood held to raise money to clear the debt of the Congregational Church 2 Oct. 1880
Report of a bazaar held in the Willows School Room Kirkham to raise funds for the forming of a new cemetery 6 Jul. 1881
Poster advertising a public meeting of the Church of England Temperance Society on Thursday 5 Feb. 1885
Report of Poulton Church Bazaar 29 Jul. 1881
Article (slightly damaged) on the Willows Bazaar at Kirkham Jul. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P30  1881-1884

Contents:
Report of the opening of a Catholic bazaar in the Willows School Room Kirkham Jun. 1882
Report of a meeting in Kirkham to form a Habitation of the Primrose League of the Conservative Party 20 Nov. 1884
Report of a bazaar entitled "a Graunde Fantesie Fayre" set in Elizabeth times and held at Blackpool. 9 Sep. 1881
[For a leaflet advertising the Fayre see DDX 879]
Report of the harvest thanksgiving service of Weeton Church 8 Oct. 1881
Report of a bazaar held in Lytham to raise funds for structural improvements to Wrea Green Church Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P31  1881-1886

Contents:
Eulogy for the recently deceased Mr. John Wade, a prominent Nonconformist of Blackpool. The Chronicle 24 Jun. 1881
Obituary of Mrs. Walker, aged 92, a former resident of Poulton Aug. 1884
Obituary of Mr. Thomas Crook of Inskip with report of his funeral 29 Dec. 1883
Report of the funeral of Mr. P. H. Thornber of Poulton 14 Sep. 1883
Announcement of the nomination of Rev. Charles Fullerton Smith to the benefice of St. John the Evangelist's, Lund, Preston 26 May 1886
Obituary of Colonel Goodair of Preston 24 Nov. 1886
Obituary of Mr. William Swarbrick, Conservative Registration agent for the division of Blackpool 20 Nov. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P32  1882-1887

Contents:
Programme of a performance of two plays stages by Hill Side Amateur Theatricals Jan. 1882
Report of the enthronement of the Bishop of Manchester the Right Rev. Dr. Moorhouse with transcript of an address given by the Dean of Manchester May 1886
Biography with portrait of the Mayor of Lancaster, Alderman Thomas Storey 9 Nov. 1886
Account of a conversation between the writer and an inhabitant of Thistleton of 45 years standing 14 May 1887
Report of flower show held in Kirkham 2 Mar. 1887
Report of appointment of governors for Kirkham Grammar School 1887
Report of a concert at Wesham 28 Jan. 1887
Biography with portrait of the Mayor of Blackpool, Alderman Cocker 9 Nov. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P33  1884-1887

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. William Langton, a business man of Manchester Sep. 1887
Obituary of Mr. William Henry Hornby J.P., first Mayor of Blackburn 6 Sep. 1884
Report of the dedication service of a new Wesleyan School Chapel at Kirkham 18 Nov. 1887
Report of the funeral of Mr. Thomas Hornby Birley at Didsbury, Manchester 2 Feb. 1885
Obituary of General William Earle of Liverpool, killed in action in the Sudan 12 Feb. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P34  1882-1886

Contents:
Report of the marriage of Miss Edith Jane Birley of Kirkham and Mr. Horace Mellor of Preston at Kirkham Parish Church 28 May 1882
Report of the marriage of Miss Annie Mary Birley and Captain Horatio Dove of the Royal Engineers at St. John's Church, Lund 21 Apr. 1883
Report of the marriage of Miss Caroline Margaret Birley and Mr. James Dunmore jun., M.D. at St. John's Church, Lund 5 Dec. 1885
Report of the marriage of Captain Charles Addison Birley, and Miss Gertrude Emily Fair at Lytham Parish Church 12 Jun. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P35  1880-1887

Contents:
Account of part of a sermon preached by Rev. H. W. Mason at Lund Church in which reference is made to the death of Rev. R. Moore 8 May 1885
Report of a wreath being sent to Dr. Dunsmure of Edinburgh for the coffin of his wife recently dead; obituary of Dr. Dunsmure's father, Dr. James Dunsmure 25 Oct. 1886
Obituary and report of the funeral of the Rev. W. Ball of Westby, Near Kirkham May 1880
Obituary of Mr. William Bury, cotton manufacturer, of Accrington 29 Oct. 1886
Obituary of Mr. Robert Nicholason of Bowdon 1 Nov. 1886
Report of the funeral of Alderman John Hardman of Blackpool 23 Feb. 1887
Obituary of Alderman John Hardman, with portrait 23 Feb. 1887
Report of the death of Dr. Walker of Kirkham Jun. 1887
Report of the funeral of Dr. Walker 20 Jun. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P36  1881-1887

Contents:
Report of Bispham Church tea party with a speech by Rev. R. S. Stoney, on the Irish Question 11 Feb. 1881
Report of Prime Minister Gladstone's arrival in Leeds with itinerary of his activities in the city and text of address to be presented to him by the Executive Committee of the National Reform Union 7 Oct. 1881
Report of a Liberal meeting in Blackpool Sep. 1884
Report of an "election incident" in Kirkham 15 Apr. 1882
Report of Kirkham harvest festival Sep. [1882]
Transcript of speech made by Rev. R. S. Stoney at Bispham Church tea party with letters from Rt. Hon. John Bright M.P. and F.S. Stoney respectively, attacking and defending the Rev. Stoney Feb. 1881
Obituary of Rev. Robert Best of Bolton 3 Aug. 1887
Report of the funeral of Joseph Derbyshire, Oddfellow, of Kirkham 13 Aug. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P37  1884-1886

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. Joseph Livesey, of Preston pioneer of the Temperance Reform Movement in England 3 Sep. 1884
Page of The Alliance News containing obituary of William Hoyle, prominent member of the Temperance Movement born in Bury in 1831, with account of the funeral, and reports of motions passed by several temperance groups expressing admiration for the gentleman and sorrow at his death 6 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P38  1879-1886

Contents:
Report of the funeral of Mr. Joseph Livesey of Preston 6 Sep. 1884
Report of the funeral of Mr. Fred. H. Buckley of Wesham 6 Jul. 1886
Obituary of Councillor William Sowerbutts of Preston 6 Dec. 1879
Report of the funeral of Councillor Sowerbutts Dec. 1879
Report of the laying of the memorial stones of a new Wesleyan Chapel at Freckleton 3 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P39  1884-1887

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. Sam. Mendel, a Manchester merchant 18 Sep. 1884
Obituary of Councillor James Beads J.P. of Blackburn 28 Apr. 1886
Report of a Conservative meeting at Kirkham 5 Feb. 1887
Report of the first Fylde colt show and sale 1887
Report of the judging of the stock at the Royal Manchester and Liverpool Agricultural Society's Show 1 Sep. 1887
Transcript of a letter discussing the decline of the Lancashire cotton industry Nov. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P40  1882

Contents:
Report of the funeral of J. Talbot Clifton Esq. at Lytham with biography of the deceased, article on the Clifton Family and account of references made to Colonel Clifton's death at churches in the area. The Lytham and Kirkham Times 17 May 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P41  1878-1887

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. Robert Townley Parker of Cuerden with account of family history and account of his standing for election to Parliament in 1837, 13 Aug. 1879
Report of sermons preached and collections made at St. Michael's Church, Kirkham in aid of the Parochial Schools in Kirkham Feb. 1887
Account of the funeral of Mr. Robert Townley Parker of Cuerden at St. Saviour's Church, Bamber Bridge Aug. 1879
Account of the funeral of Colonel John Towneley of Towneley Hall, Burnley with family history 2 Mar. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P42  1882

Contents:
Account of the family history of the Cavendish family including biography of the recently assassinated Lord Frederick Charles Cavendish, a magistrate of Lancashire May 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P43  1882

Contents:
Account of the funeral of Lord F. Cavendish, (Mr. W. H. Bowdler present) May 1882
Account of a meeting of the Manchester Reform Club [May 1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P45  1884-1887

Contents:
Article on Sir Peter Hesketh-Fleetwood Esq. founder of the town named after him 5 Jul. 1884
Obituary (incomplete) of the Rev. W. Gaskell of Manchester, husband of the novelist Mrs. Gaskell 12 Jun. 1884
Poem concerning the wreck of the "Mexico" and loss of the St. Anne's and Southport lifeboats, Punch 1887
Report of the Knighting of Alderman Thomas Storey of Lancaster, with portrait 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P46  1881-1882

Contents:
Obituary of Lord Justice Holker, born in Bury in 1828, with report of a meeting of Preston Central Conservative Working Men's Club at which Lord Justice Holker was mourned; report of a meeting of the court of appeal at Westminster for a similar purpose 27 May 1882
Obituary of Rev. Enoch Mellor D.D., formerly a student of the Lancashire Independent College 25 Oct. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P47  1883-1886

Contents:
Report of an accident in Manchester in which a man was crushed to death 20 Aug. 1884
Article discussing the dangers of the passageway in which the accident happened 20 Aug. 1884
Account of the inquest held into the death of the man in the accident Aug. 1884
Report of the suicide of Rev. J. McEwan Stott M.A. of Blackburn 11 Apr. 1883
Account of the funeral of Rev. Stott, with accounts of tributes paid to him in several churches Apr. 1883
Account of the committal to Preston Prison of Alfred Bligh, police constable, while awaiting trial at Lancaster on the charge of murdering his three children 12 Jun. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P48  1886-1887

Contents:
Article outlining plans for celebrating Queen Victoria's Jubilee at Kirkham 20 Jun. 1887
Report of the celebrations at Kirkham for Queen Victoria's Jubilee Jun. 1887
Articles on an 82 year old Kirkham man walking to Preston and back, the temporary closure of two Kirkham cotton mills, a meeting of Kirkham Jubilee Celebration Committee 1887
Report on the finances of Kirkham Jubilee Celebration Committee [1887]
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Jubilee Celebration Committee to discuss the erection of an ornamental lamp in Kirkham to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee [1887]
Report of the annual festival of the Fylde District Band of Hope and Temperance Union, held in Blackpool 17 Mar. 1887
Report of a lecture entitled "The Land Question Commercially Considered" given in Kirkham by Mr. R. C. Richards 4 Dec. 1886
Account of the presentation of the Whitworth Institute to the town of Fleetwood by Mr. S. Fielden, with transcript of address given at the dedication ceremony by Mrs. Fielden 12 Sep. 1887
Account of an address given by Mr. R. C. Richards to the Pendleton Liberal Club 21 Jan. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P49  1881-1887

Contents:
Account of a lecture delivered in Kirkham by Mr. W. Wareing entitled: "Peers, Pensioners, and Paupers" 28 Jan. 1887
Report of the annual meeting of Blackpool Conservative Association at Preston 21 Feb. 1881
Report of an adjourned meeting of the Council of the Blackpool Division Liberal Association 18 Apr. 1887
Notice of a meeting of the Liberal Association of Blackpool at which it is proposed to establish a new Central Liberal Association for the Blackpool Division 11 May 1887
Report of the re-opening of Longridge Liberal Club by Mr. J. O'Connor M.P. 25 Apr. 1887
Account of a lecture given to Kirkham Liberal Association by Mrs. Joseph Hawes of the National Reform Union and entitled: "Ireland: Past, Present and Future" 5 Mar. 1887
Report of a meeting held in Kirkham to protest against the coercive policy of the Government on the Irish question, with reports of the same meeting from: The Northern Daily Telegraph; The Lancashire Evening Post; The Preston Herald 11 May 1887
Report of a meeting of Blackpool Division Liberal Organisation to discuss the reorganisation of the Blackpool branch 18 May 1887
Details of election expenses of the Liberal candidate Mr. R.F. Addie in the recent election 29 Sep. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P50  1887

Contents:
Account of a lecture delivered by Mr. R. C. Richards in Walmer Bridge School and entitled "The Land Question" (incomplete) 12 Feb. 1887
Report of the twenty fourth Kirkham Flower Show, with list of prize winners Sep. 1887
Account of a conversation with Mr. Thomas Lawrenson of Poulton recalling some of the history of the town Jun. 1887
Account of an entertainment given by children of the Willows School Kirkham Jan. 1887
Account of the inauguration of a Kirkham branch of the Primrose League 28 Apr. 1887
Account of the laying of the foundation stone of a new Liberal Club for Garstang Oct. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P51  1887

Contents:
Account of a public meeting to inaugurate a Kirkham branch of the Irish National League of Great Britain 13 Oct. 1887
Report of a Liberal Association Meeting held in Kirkham 7 Oct. 1887
Report of a meeting of the General Council of the Liberal Association of Kirkham 15 Oct. 1887
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Conservative Association 10 Nov. 1887
Poster advertising a public meeting of Kirkham Liberal Association Nov. 1887
Circular sent to the inhabitants of Kirkham concerning the maintenance of the National Schools 7 Nov. 1887
Report of a dedication service of the new Wesleyan School Chapel at Kirkham Oct. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P52  1886-1888

Contents:
Account of the first of a series of lectures given to Kirkham St. John's Ambulance Association; report of a variety entertainment at Kirkham; report of an orchestral and vocal concert; account of a man being committed for trial for passing a counterfeit coin 26 Nov. 1887
Programme of an Ambulance Demonstration and Concert given by Kirkham St. John Ambulance Association on 3 May 1888
Article recalling the opening of Preston and Wyre Railway with a poem written to mark the occasion [c.1888]
Report of the annual meeting of members of Blackpool Division Conservative Association 27 Feb. 1888
Account of a lecture given by Rev. Hugh Gilmore of Preston in Kirkham and entitled "The Present Position of Political Parties: It's Significance" 16 Dec. 1887
Account of a tea and concert held in Kirkham by the Primrose League 3 Dec. 1887
Account of a lecture delivered in the Wesleyan School, Freckleton by Mr. Joseph Howes and entitled: "Why working men should be politicians?." 24 Dec. 1887
Report of the annual meeting of the Kirkham Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club with list of players' averages in cricket 4 Dec. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P53  1886-1888

Contents:
Programme of a bazaar of Kirkham Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club held at Easter 1888
Account of the funeral of Colonel Goodair of Preston 29 Nov. 1886
Obituary of Mr. Thomas Weld-Blundell of Ince Blundell Hall, Little Crosby 6 Jan. 1887
Account of the funeral of Mr. Sturges Meek, former chief engineer of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 27 Feb. 1888
Obituary of Mr. John Cooper of Penwortham 11 Feb. 1888
Obituary of Mr. Richard Eccles J.P. of Lower Darwen, with family history 29 Feb. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P54  1886-1888

Contents:
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Liberal Association including an address by Mr. C. Bradlaugh M.P. 24 Jan. 1888
Report of a Liberal demonstration at Blackpool including speeches by Mr. Pearce Mahony M.P. and Mr. H. Labouchere M.P. Jan. 1888
Report of a meeting of Blackpool Good Templars to consider the compensation clauses of the Local Government bill May 1888
Report of Kirkham Cricket and Lawn Tennis Club Bazaar, Preston Herald 7 Apr. 1888
Report of a concert given in Kirkham High School by the pupils of the school 18 Dec. 1886
Reports of Mr. R. W. Lee of Rossall School gaining an open scholarship to Balliol College; a concert given in Wesham Lecture Hall; an entertainment at Kirkham Grammar School; an entertainment at Kirkham High School; a meeting in favour of Sunday closing of public houses 18 Dec. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P55  1888

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. James Smethurst of Bolton with account of his funeral May 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P56  [c. 1886]

Contents:
Article on the history of the cotton trade in Preston consisting of the recollections of Mr. Thomas Banks secretary of Preston Operative Cotton Spinners [c. 1886]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P58  [1885]-1888

Contents:
Account of a meeting of the School Attendance Committee of the Fylde Union to discuss new educational schemes for the Fylde [1885]
Reports of: a meeting of Kirkham Jubilee Celebrations Committee; a meeting of Kirkham and Wesham Sewerage Committee; a concert given at Newton School Lund; a presentation to Rev. Richard Thornber formerly of Poulton by his Hampstead congregation; a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Fylde School Attendance Committee [1885]
Article discussing a controversy about the distribution of funds known as the Lytham Charities to several schools in Lytham Feb. 1888
Account of the purchase of the old Swedenborgian Chapel in Peter Street Manchester by the Whitworth Legatees, with report of a meeting held to discuss future plans for the church 26 Jul. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P59  1887-1888

Contents:
Article extolling the virtues of Blackpool, Lytham and St. Annes as watering-places 20 Aug. 1887
Account of the consecration of the new bell of Lea Chapel, Preston, by the Lord Bishop of Liverpool, with report of extensions to the Chapel, and account of the Bishop consecrating an extension to the burial ground at Cottam 23 Jun. 1888
Obituary of Alderman Birch of Blackpool 23 Jun. 1888
Article on the Great Bridgewater - Street Wesleyan Chapel and circuit in Manchester including history of the Chapel 25 Jul. 1888
Obituary of Mrs. Sarah Halliday of Preston 16 Jun. 1888
Article relating extent of travelling facilities in the Fylde in 1788, 4 Aug. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P60  1881-1884

Contents:
Account of the state entry into Lancaster of William Foster, Sheriff of Lancashire with family history of the Hornbye of Hornby Castle, seat of Mr. Foster, Preston Guardian 13 Jul. 1881
Article on All Hallows Church Bispham relating the superstitions associated with All Hallows Eve 3 Sep. 1881
Account of the career of Alderman W. H. Cocker J.P., Mayor of Blackpool; account of the career of Alderman Thomas Whittle, Mayor of Chorley 1884
Notice of the eighty third birthday of Lord Winmarleigh of Garstang, with account of the passing of the Parliamentary Reform Bill in 1832, in which he played a prominent part 26 Apr. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P61  1882-1888

Contents:
Report of the first annual meeting of the Fylde Branch of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Lytham and Kirkham Times 1 Nov. 1882
Account of the seventieth birthday celebrations of Councillor G. Toulmin J.P. of the Preston Guardian 31 Dec. 1883
Account of the eighty-fifth birthday celebrations of Joseph Livesey, founder of the Temperance Movement, The Preston Guardian 8 Mar. 1879
Article tracing the career of Rev. Giles Scott of Knowl Green, a Nonconformist minister 28 Jul. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P62  1882-1888

Contents:
Transcript of a case of breach of promise at Liverpool Assizes; the plaintiff: Miss Harriet Micklewright of Rhyl, the defendant: Mr. John Bryning of Kirkham, Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 17 Feb. 1882
Article relating the history of the Stanley family in Preston Sep. 1886
Article tracing the origins of various Lancashire place names 22 Jun. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P63  [c.1880]-1888

Contents:
Lithograph plan of land owned by the Lancashire Agricultural Chemical Co. Ltd. at St. Helen's Junction [c.1880]
Report of the marriage of Miss A. M. Catterall of Kirkham to Mr. George W. Parkes of Stockport. [see DP 376/5/P69 below]. 28 Jul. 1888
Report of a half-yearly meeting of Brunner, Mond and Co., Ltd., Alkali Manufacturers of Cheshire, held in Liverpool 29 Feb. 1882
Reports of: a court case in which a magistrate who owned property in Lancashire claimed he was destitute; the annual Missionary Meeting at Elswick Memorial Chapel 23 Jun. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P64  1876-[c.1880]

Contents:
Handbill advertising Bowdler & Bickerdike's "Absolute Phenol" as an antiseptic, with advertisement for "Carbolised Tow" surgical dressings (Church, Lancashire) [c.1880]
Advertisement for Bowdler & Bickerdike's "Liquid & Crystal Carbolic Acid" [c.1880]
Report of a small fire at the premises of Messrs Bowdler & Bickerdike 21 Dec. 1881
Reports of: a social tea meeting of the Y.M.C.A. of the United Methodist Free Church Sunday School, Foxhill Bank; a meeting of the Local Board of Oswaldtwistle, including discussion on the alleged nuisance at Bowdler & Bickerdike's Chemical Works, The Preston Guardian 8 Apr. 1876

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P65  1876-1879

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Local Board of Oswaldtwistle including transcript of a letter that the Board proposed to send to the Local Government Board regarding the alleged nuisance at Bowdler & Bickerdike's Chemical Works 6 May 1876
Account of exhibition of carbolic acid displayed by Messrs. Bowdler & Bickerdike at the Paris Exhibition of 1879, 5 Jun. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from W. E. Bickerdike discussing the merits of Carbolic Acid and its rival "Sanitas" as disinfectants; letter from A. C. Bowdler discussing the same subject 1 Nov. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from P. C. Calvert & Co. discussing the merits of Carbolic Acid and "Sanitas" Nov. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P66  1879

Contents:
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from C. T. Kingzett, inventor of "Sanitas" disinfectant Nov. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from R. Le Neve; Foster on the subject of "Sanitas" and Carbolic Acid Nov. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from Messrs. Bowdler & Bickerdike on the subject of "Sanitas" and Carbolic Acid Nov. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from C. T. Kingzett on the subject of "Sanitas and Carbolic Acid Nov. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P67  1886

Contents:
Report of the disconnecting of the sewer of Bowdler & Bickerdike's chemical works by Oswaldtwistle Local Board 18 Oct. 1886
Two letters to the editor of The Accrington Times from "an observer" and E. Lonsdale Esq.; the first discussing the action by Oswaldtwistle Local Board of disconnecting the sewer of Bowdler & Bickerdike's Chemical Works; the second discussing the newspaper's reporting of the incident 18 Oct. 1886
Letter to the editor of The Accrington Times from Messrs. Bowdler & Bickerdike replying to E. Lonsdale's letter 21 Oct. 1886
Letter to the editor of The Accrington Times from James Grimshaw replying to E. Lonsdale's letter Oct. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P68  1876-1884

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. T. C. Hincksman of Lytham 22 Dec. 1883
Obituary of Mr. William Foster of Hornby Castle, a Deputy-Lieutenant of Lancashire. (Incomplete) 9 Feb. 1884
Biographical sketch of the late Mr. Richard Newsham J.P., D.L., of Preston Dec. 1883
Account of the funeral of Sir Elkanah Armitage at Salford Cemetery. (incomplete) 1 Dec. 1876
Report of the death of the Marchioness of Casteja at Scarisbrick Hall, with history of Scarisbrick family 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P69  1887-1888

Contents:
Account of a report prepared by Mr. R. Forbes, factory inspector, on Bowdler & Bickerdike's chemical works 7 May 1887
Report of a resolution passed by the Highway and Drainage Committee of Oswaldtwistle Local Board with reference to the alleged nuisance at Bowdler & Bickerdike's chemical works 7 Jan. 1887
Obituary of Rev. Edward James Geoffrey Hornby of Bury, senior honorary canon of Manchester 19 Jun. 1888
Transcript of an article taken from "The Rossalian" paying tribute to Canon Hornby 3 Aug. 1888
Copy of an article on the origin of Lancashire place names which also appears on DP 376/5/P62 of this volume [jun. 1888]
Account of Kirkham Club Day 6 Jul. 1888
Report of the marriage of Miss Annie Margaret Catterall and Mr. George William Parkes at Kirkham Parish Church. [see DP 376/5/P63 above] 1 Aug. 1888
Report of prize-day at Kirkham Grammar School 1 Aug. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P70  1878-1886

Contents:
Obituary of Col. Butler-Bowdon J.P., D.L., of Pleasington Hall Near Blackburn 6 Mar. 1878
Biographical sketch of the late John Benjamin Smith, a county magistrate for Lancashire 1879
Obituary of William Ormerod Pilkington J.P. of Ashton-on-Ribble 11 Oct. 1879
Preview of a banquet to be given by the Mayor of Manchester to be attended by the Lancashire novelist William Harrison Ainsworth, with biographical sketch of the novelist 15 Sep. 1880
Obituary of Rev. James Pearson, M.A. F.R.A.S., formerly vicar of Fleetwood. (Incomplete) 16 Apr. 1886
Obituary of Rev. W. Hough, vicar of Hambleton 24 Feb. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/5/P71  1882-1888

Contents:
Obituary of Mr. William Harrison Ainsworth, Lancashire novelist. Manchester Examiner and Times, Wednesday 4 Jan. 1882
Map of England and Wales with names of counties, towns, rivers etc. entered in ink by Hope Bowdler 1888

Magistrates courts and local government (compiled 1877-1889)  DP 376/6  [n.d.]

Contents:
Pages 65-73 inclusive are blank. Volume begins again from rear

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P1  1877-1880

Contents:
Copies of the second, third, fourth and fifth annual reports of Daniel Stafford, Superintendent of Kirkham, relating to Licensed Victuallers and Beer sellers in Kirkham Petty Sessional Division Aug. 1877-Aug. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P2  1877

Contents:
Notice of the election of Mr. W. H. Bowdler as a justice of the peace. Preston Chronicle 4 Aug. 1877
Proclamation giving notice of the General Annual Licensing Meeting of the Division of Kirkham 22 Jul. 1877
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham and Blackpool Petty Sessions 15 Aug. 1877
Proclamation giving notice of the adjournment of the General Annual Licensing Meeting of the Division of Kirkham 22 Aug. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 22 Aug. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool and District Brewster Sessions 25 Aug. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P3  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool in a case where Blackpool Corporation summoned Messrs. Myres, Veevers and Myres for non-payment for private street repairs. The Preston Guardian 22 Aug. 1877
Report of proceedings in a case of the assault of two policemen by an army corporal [Aug. 1877]
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 31 Aug. 1877
Article by "Tattler" regarding the case of the assault on the policemen by the corporal [1877]
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 31 Aug. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P4  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Sep. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 14 Sep. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Sep. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 10 Oct. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 21 Sep. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 28 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P5  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Adjourned Licensing Sessions The Fleetwood Chronicle 28 Sep. 1877
Article about Dublin University Magazine and the London Figaro; reports of proceedings at Petty Sessions in Blackpool and Kirkham, Friday 21 Dec. 1877
Report of proceedings at Poulton Police Court 15 Nov. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 24 Oct. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P6  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions and at the Quarter Sessions in Preston. Friday 19 Oct. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 2 Nov. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Dec. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Nov. 1877
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 23 Nov. 1877
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and at Kirkham Petty Sessions Dec. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P7  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Jan. 1878
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions The Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Jan. 1878
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions (slightly damaged) 8 Mar. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Jan. 1878
Article commenting on a judgement given at Fleetwood Petty Sessions. Blackpool and Fleetwood Gazette 18 Jan. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Mar. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 29 Mar. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Jan. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 27 Feb. 1678
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 21 Mar. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P8  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings in a case of shooting with intent to do grievous bodily harm at Lancaster Spring Assizes 21 Mar. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 10 May 1878
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 5 Apr. 1878
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 29 May 1878
Reports of proceedings at Petty Sessions in Blackpool and Fleetwood. (slightly damaged). Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 17 May 1878
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 26 Apr. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 May 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Apr. 1878
Reports of proceedings at Petty Sessions in Blackpool and Fleetwood. The Fleetwood Chronicle 31 May 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P9  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Jun. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 5 Jul. 1878
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Aug. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Jun. 1878
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Jul. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Sep. 1878
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions Jun. 1878
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Licensing Sessions and Kirkham Petty Sessions 30 Aug. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P10  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions, The Fleetwood Chronicle 20 Sep. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 9 Oct. 1878
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions, the Adjourned Licensing Sessions at Blackpool, and Kirkham Petty Sessions, The Fleetwood Chronicle 27 Sep. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions, Oct. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 Nov. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Dec. 1878
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 6 Oct. 1878
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 27 Nov. 1878
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Dec. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P11  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Jan. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Feb. 1879
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian complaining about the number of cases of drunkenness heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Mar. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 26 May 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Jan. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 18 Mar. 1879
Report of cases heard at Kirkham by W. H. Bowdler 31 May 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Jan. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police-court in a case of the assault of a police officer; report of Kirkham Petty Sessions 24 Mar. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Mar. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Apr. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 12 Feb. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 9 Apr. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 21 Apr. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham in a case involving the detention of a ship's certificate. Liverpool Mercury 28 Jul. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P12  1879

Contents:
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 21 May 1879
Transcript of proceedings at Blackpool in a case of application for a theatrical licence for the North Pier 20 Jun. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Jul. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham in a case in which three small girls were accused of setting fire to grass at Lytham 4 Jun. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a prosecution under the Merchant Shipping Act (see also item dated 28 Jul. 1879 on DP 376/6/P11) 17 Jul. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Jun. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court. Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 25 Jun. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions [1879]
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 11 Jun. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P13  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 16 Jul. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including the Merchant Shipping case, (see also items on DP 376/6/P11 & 12 dated 28 Jul. and 17 Jul.) 17 Jul. 1879
Report of the prosecution of a boatman at Blackpool Petty Sessions after the drowning of three of his passengers; report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 23 Jul. 1879
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 20 Aug. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 27 Aug. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P14  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Aug. 1879
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and Blackpool Police Court 10 Sep. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Brewster Sessions including report by the Superintendent of Police 23 Aug. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham in a case of the assault of police officers by two privates of the 4th regiment 5 Sep. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 22 Oct. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 17 Sep. 1879
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and Blackpool Police Court 24 Sep. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P15  1879

Contents:
Reports of proceedings at Petty Sessions in Blackpool and Fleetwood; report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Sep. 1879
Notice regarding the arrangements for the numbers of magistrates attending Quarter Sessions in Preston with letter to W. H. Bowdler requesting his attendance at Sessions on 27 Nov., 20 Nov. 1879
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Licensing Session at Blackpool including statement by the chairman of the magistrates on the granting of licenses to the Calico Ball 1 Oct. 1879
Article on the Calico Ball at Blackpool, and the circumstances surrounding it regarding the granting of licenses to sell intoxicating liquors 1 Oct. 1879
Account of an attempted suicide at Clifton 3 Dec. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P16  1879-1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 1 Oct. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Oct. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 5 Nov. 1879
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including a case of assault in Kirkham Parish Church 3 Dec. 1879
Report of the police courts at Fleetwood, Poulton, and Lytham being appointed "occasional court-houses" 8 Jan. 1880
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including a case of attempted suicide 17 Dec., 29 Dec. 1879
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 8 Jan. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 16 Jan. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Jan. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 3 Mar. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Feb. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P17  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 10 Mar. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 19 Mar. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Mar. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 31 Mar. 1880
Report of appointment of overseers of the poor for townships in the Fylde at Kirkham Petty Sessions; account of a drowning at Skippool (incomplete) 7 Apr. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Apr. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 May 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 27 Jul. 1880
Report on a new Act of Parliament giving magistrates the power to refuse applications for off-licenses for the sale of beer 24 Apr. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 5 May 1880
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Petty Sessions 10 May 1880
Reports of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions and Blackpool Police Court 26 May 1880
Reports of; Fleetwood Primitive Methodist Sunday School field-day; proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court; proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 9 Jun. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P18  1880

Contents:
Account of constructional alterations made to Blackpool Police Station 10 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 16 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 18 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 23 Jun. 1880
Article protesting about the language used by defending counsels at Blackpool Police Court at the session reported on above 23 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Jun. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 16 Jul. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Jul. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 28 Jul. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 6 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 6 Aug. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P19  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions; description of the new police station at Fleetwood 20 Aug. 1880
Article commenting on various cases held at Sessions in the Fylde 27 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 20 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 25 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings in the Annual Licensing Session at Blackpool (Kirkham Division). The Fleetwood Chronicle 27 Aug. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P20  1880

Contents:
Account of the assault at Elswick, Kirkham of Ann Cooper by her husband, William Cooper 28 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court Sep. 1880
Proclamation listing the dates of Special Sessions to be held in Kirkham for the granting of Licenses to sell intoxicating liquors 23 Aug. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham police-station in the case of the assault of Ann Cooper by her husband William Cooper 4 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including proceedings against a medical practitioner for unlawfully calling himself "Doctor" 8 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police-court in the case of the assault of Ann Cooper by her husband 11 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 17 Sep. 1880
Letter defending the medical practitioner in the case at Kirkham on 8 Sep., 13 Sep. 1880
Copy of the text of "The Ground Game Act," 1880, 18 Sep. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P21  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police-court in the case of the assault of Ann Cooper by her husband, Preston Herald 25 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Division Adjourned Brewster Sessions including cases involving the new Inland Revenue Act, Preston Herald 29 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 29 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 6 Oct. 1880
Two letters to the editor of a local newspaper discussing the case of the medical practitioner, heard at Kirkham (see items dated 8 and 13 Sep. 1880 on DP 376/6/P20) Oct. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions including account of the prosecution of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company and the Preston and Wyre Railway Company for non-payment of rates. The Fleetwood Chronicle 15 Oct. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Oct. 1880
Report of the trial and sentencing at Preston Sessions of William Cooper of Elswick, Kirkham for the assault of his wife Ann 29 Oct. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P22  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 15 Oct. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions in a case under the Ground Game Act 1880, 15 Oct. 1880
Article from The Preston Guardian defending a previous article which attempted to expound the Ground Game Act, and which was attacked in the case quoted in the item above 16 Oct. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 Nov. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 17 Oct. 1880
Letter to W. H. Bowdler J.P. from the Clerk to the Justices of Kirkham 15 Nov. 1880
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 12 Nov. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 Nov. 1880
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 24 Nov. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P23  1880-1881

Contents:
Letter to W. H. Bowdler from the Town Clerk of Blackpool 23 Nov. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Dec. 1880
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court in a case of theft 11 Feb. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 18 Feb. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 12 Jan. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a case of assault on the high seas 25 Feb. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Dec. 1880
Report of the marriage at Blackpool of Alderman Hardman J.P. and Miss. Helen Hall 7 Jan. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Jan. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 21 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 12 Mar. 1881
Account of a Jew taking the oath in the witness box at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 25 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 10 Dec. 1880
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 4 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 9 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 Mar. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P24  1877-1880

Contents:
Return for Kirkham Petty Sessional Division showing population, the number of licenses to sell alcohol in the town, and the number of persons proceeded against for drunkenness between 1874 and 1880, 23 Aug. 1880
Return for Kirkham Petty Sessional Division showing the number of licenses in the town on the Annual licensing Day 1877
Table showing proposed increases in the strength of the police force in Lancashire together with additions made to the force since 1 Jan. 1872, 15 Aug. 1877
Returns of Licensed Victuallers and of Beerhouses, and Wine and Refreshment Houses in Kirkham Petty Sessional Division 23 Aug. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P25  1881

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 18 Mar. 1881
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Petty Sessions including transcript of a case of rope-stealing heard at the latter 18 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Mar. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 6 Apr. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Apr. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 29 Apr. 1881
Report of Mr. Justice Williams attending service at Manchester Cathedral 2 May 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 13 May 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 May 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions; report that Mr. Samuel Raby, solicitor, has gained an honorary distinction in examinations of the Incorporated Law Society 2 Jun. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P26  1881

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 25 May 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Jun. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Jun. 1881
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and at Lytham police station 17 Jun. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 24 Jun. 1881
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper on the subject of policemen's evidence in court 22 Jun. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Jul. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham police-court 9 Jul. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 6 Jul. 1881
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and Blackpool Police Court 13 Jul. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 27 Jul. 1881
Reports of a meeting of the creditors of William Miles, a Blackpool bankrupt, and of a case at Blackpool Police Court in which Miles and two other men were charged with removing goods in charge of a bankruptcy bailiff 29 Jul. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P27  1881

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 2 Aug. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 10 Aug. 1881
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Aug. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 19 Aug. 1881
Report of the American ship "Oregon" entering the port of Fleetwood with eleven of its crew in irons 19 Aug. 1881
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions Aug. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Sep. 1881
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court 16 Sep. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 21 Sep. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P28  1881

Contents:
Reports of Blackpool Petty Sessions and the Adjourned Licensing Sessions at Blackpool, The Blackpool Herald 30 Sep. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Adjourned Licensing Sessions 28 Sep. 1881
Report of the verifying of jury lists for townships in the Fylde at Blackpool Police Court 28 Sep. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Oct. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 Oct. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 28 Oct. 1881
Report of a case of assault tried at Preston Sessions 28 Oct. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 9 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court, The Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court, The Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 18 Nov. 1881
Report of a case of theft tried at Kirkham Petty Sessions in which a 13 year old girl was sentenced to "21 days with hard labour" 18 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 23 Nov. 1881
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Dec. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P29  1881 - 1883

Contents:
Report of a case tried at Blackpool Police Court in which the firm of Myres, Veevers and Myres were summoned by Blackpool Corporation for failing to abate a nuisance connected with an open watercourse 24 Dec. 1881
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 14 Jan. 1882
Article on the subject of the intemperance of the inhabitants of Fleetwood (incomplete), The Fleetwood Chronicle 19 Jan. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Jan. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 Feb. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Court House; account of the number of births and deaths in Kirkham in the last quarter of 1881, 17 Feb. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 17 Mar. 1882
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 17 Mar. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 1 Mar. 1882
Reports of: Kirkham Local Board election; the appointment of surveyors for townships in the Fylde Union; proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 6 Apr. 1882
Account of the transfer of Police Inspector Hewitt of Bury to Blackpool as acting superintendent of the district 14 Apr. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 31 Mar. 1882
Report of a case heard at Kirkham Police Court involving a gold watch 17 Mar. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 15 Mar. 1882
Report of a case of begging tried at Kirkham Petty Sessions 31 Mar. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P30  [n.d.]

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 14 Apr. 1882
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions including the presentation of a petition requesting an increase in the numbers of the police force in Fleetwood 12 May 1882
Notices of the appointment of magistrates for the county of Lancaster and of an outbreak of swine fever in Kirkham 12 May 1882
Report of a case heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions in which a Kirkham resident was summoned for failing to report swine fever on his premises 19 May 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 22 May 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 May 1882
Account of a disturbance created in Kirkham by over 100 militiamen from Lytham and St. Annes 28 May? 1882
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Petty Sessions 26 May 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Jun. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 22 Jun. 1882
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian regarding a riot by militiamen at Kirkham 26 Jun. 1882
Account of a disturbance created in Kirkham by militiamen from Lytham and St. Annes 30 Jun. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P31  1882

Contents:
Report of a case of housebreaking heard at Kirkham 23 Jun. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions Jul. 1882
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 6 Jul. 1882
Report of proceedings at Sessions in the Fylde and at Blackpool Police Court 12 Jul. 1882
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and at Kirkham Petty Sessions Jul. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court, The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 19 Jul. 1882
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 15 Sep. 1882
Report of W. H. Bowdler protesting about the behaviour of Militiamen in the Fylde when on leave; report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including the trial of members of the 3rd. Lancashire Fusiliers for creating disturbances in Kirkham 20 Sep. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P32  1882

Contents:
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court, The Fleetwood Chronicle 18 Aug. 1882
Article on the subject of the militia and their behaviour while encamped in Lancashire, Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 22 Sep. 1882
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Licensing Sessions at Blackpool 29 Sep. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Petty Sessions, Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 25 Oct. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 29 Sep. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P33  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Oct. 1882
Report of a case heard at Kirkham Police Court in which Blackpool cabmen were prosecuted for plying their cabs for hire in Lytham without licenses to do so 1 Nov. 1882
Reports of Kirkham Local Board meeting and of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Nov. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 15 Nov. 1882
Report of a case of robbery heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Nov. 1882
Report of proceedings in an action brought for wrongful imprisonment, heard at Kirkham County Court 18 Nov. 1882
Report of the conduct of the public at the Income Tax Appeal Court in Blackpool [Nov. 1882]
Series of articles on the subject of the proceedings at the Income Tax Appeal Court at Blackpool 24 Nov. 1882
Letter to the editor of a Blackpool newspaper calling for reforms in the way proceedings are carried out at the Income Tax Appeal Court in Blackpool 20 Nov. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 29 Nov. 1882
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 8 Dec. 1882
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Dec. 1882
Account of remarks made by the chairman at Fleetwood Petty Sessions about the intemperance of the inhabitants of Fleetwood 22 Dec. 1882
Report of judgements meted out by the above chairman to people prosecuted for drunkenness 26 Jan. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P34  1877-1883

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 27 Jan. 1883
Report of proceedings in two cases of horse stealing heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Jan. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Feb. 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court in an application for license extension for the Rawcliffe Ploughing Match 16 Feb. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Feb. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions, Fleetwood Chronicle 10 Mar. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions, Preston Guardian 21 Mar. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of embezzlement heard at Kirkham Police Court, Blackpool Gazette 23 Mar. 1883
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court 16 Mar. 1883
Reports of prosecutions of dog owners for license evasion, Blackpool Gazette 16 Mar. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Apr. 1883
Copy of the ticket-of-leave of Michael Davitt formerly imprisoned in Dartmoor convicted of treason felony 19 Dec. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P35  1883

Contents:
Report of the appointment of overseers for townships in Kirkham District at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Apr. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Apr. 1883
Reports of the inspection of the police force of Kirkham Division and of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 May 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 30 May 1883
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 24 May 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Jun. 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 25 May 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 8 Jun. 1883
Service record of Police Sergeant Murphy recently transferred from Fleetwood to Blackpool 15 Jun. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions Jul. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Jul. 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 20 Jul. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P36  1883

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Jul. 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 27 Jul. 1883
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court 17 Aug. 1883
Reports of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions including transcript of a case of attempting to defraud the Preston and Wyre Railway Company 8 Aug. 1883
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including cases of arson, and illegal salmon fishing in the Ribble Aug. 1883
Articles on the subject of licensing sessions in Lancashire and Cheshire with a reference to possible changes in the law 31 Aug. 1883
Account of the committal for trial at Manchester Assizes of a farm labourer accused of arson 10 Oct. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Oct. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 31 Oct. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of disorderly behaviour heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Nov. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P37  1883

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 20 Oct. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of robbery heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Nov. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Nov. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of setting fire to a haystack heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 Nov. 1883
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Nov. 1883
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 30 Nov. 1883
Report of the bailiff of Kirkham distributing 200lbs of beef among the poor as a Christmas gift; report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Dec. 1883
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 21 Dec. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of sheep stealing heard at Fleetwood Police Court 28 Dec. 1883
Report of proceedings in a case of burglary heard at Kirkham Police Station 29 Dec. 1883
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 4 Jan. 1884
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 4 Jan. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P38  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 10 Jan. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 9 Feb. 1884
Report of proceedings in a case of arson heard at Kirkham Police Court 13 Feb. 1884
Report of proceedings in a case of arson heard at Kirkham resulting in the accused being committed to Manchester assizes for trial 20 Feb. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Feb. 1884
Report of the death in gaol from fever of the man committed for trial at Manchester assizes accused of arson; report of Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Mar. 1884
Report of a case of cruelty to a horse tried at Kirkham 6 Mar. 1884
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian claiming a miscarriage of justice in the above case Mar. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 Mar. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Apr. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 30 Apr. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 May 1884
Report of a case of cruelty to a cow heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 16 May 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 16 May 1884
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 21 May 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 May 1884
Report of proceedings at sessions in Kirkham 20 Jun. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P39  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court including transcript of proceedings in a case of drunkenness on licensed premises at the latter 23 May 1884
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions and at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 18 Jun. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Jun. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 9 Jul. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 23 Jul. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 13 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court and Petty Sessions in cases of robbery 27 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court in one of the above cases together with report of proceedings the following day ending with the prisoner being remanded for trial at Quarter Sessions at Preston 29 Aug. 1884
Character judgement of Henry Preston, ship steward, committed for trial at Preston Sessions for robbing his captain of £98 29 Aug. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P40  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court including transcript of a case of the stabbing of two people by a pensioner 29 Aug. 1884
Report of the abandoned attempt by Mr. Rushton of the Claremont Hotel, Blackpool to procure a license to erect a drinking bar on the lower walk at Claremont Park 27 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at the Brewster Sessions in Blackpool with report by Superintendent Stafford of the number of convictions for drunkenness in the Fylde area for the year 29 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions [Sep. 1884]
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Sep. 1884
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper from W. H. Bowdler discussing the intemperance of the population of Kirkham 28 Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P41  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions including a case of the assault of two men by a pensioner and a further case brought by the pensioner against the two men for damage done to his property Aug. 1884
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court and Blackpool Police Court 12 Sep. 1884
Report of a case of violent assault heard at Kirkham Police Station 17 Sep. 1884
Report of a case of begging and assaulting a police officer heard at Kirkham Police Court 17 Sep. 1884
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 16 Sep. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Sep. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Oct. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions, The Preston Guardian 15 Oct. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Adjourned Licensing Session and Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Oct. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P42  1884 - 1885

Contents:
Report of proceedings in a case of perjury heard at the Police Station, Kirkham, The Preston Herald 15 Oct. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 29 Oct. 1884
Notice of an evening service in Wesham School; reports of: a temperance meeting at Kirkham; a theft of cows' tails; proceedings at Kirkham in the case arising from the theft 14 Nov. 1884
Reports of proceedings in the case of the theft of cows' tails, heard at Blackpool Petty Sessions 21 Nov. 1884
Report of the sending to Quarter Sessions for trial of William Jackson, on a charge of docking cows' tails 21 Nov. 1884
Article on the case above 21 Nov. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 24 Dec. 1884
Report of proceedings at sessions in Kirkham 12 Nov. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 12 Dec. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 24 Dec. 1884
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 21 Jan. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Feb. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Feb. 1885
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions and Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Mar. 1885
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions and Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Mar. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P43  1885

Contents:
Report of the proposed appointment of new magistrates in the Fylde 20 Mar. 1885
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions and Kirkham Petty Sessions 31 Mar. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions with incomplete report of sessions elsewhere in the Fylde 1 Apr. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 15 Apr. 1885
Report of the appointment of new magistrates for the county 24 Apr. 1885
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 6 May 1885
Report of proceedings in a case of felony heard at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 5 Jun. 1885
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 19 Jun. 1885
Report of a riot at Kirkham 2 Aug. 1885
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 11 Sep. 1885
Further report of a riot at Kirkham 19 Aug. 1885
Report of proceedings in a case of manslaughter heard at Manchester Assizes 11 Nov. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P44  1885

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 12 Aug. 1885
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court including transcript of a case of manslaughter sent for trial at Manchester Assizes, The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 28 Oct. 1885
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 11 Sep. 1885
Report of the conferring of the badge of merit on P.C. Bligh of Kirkham for gallant conduct displayed in arresting a man at Kirkham 26 Aug. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 25 Nov. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Dec. 1885
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 11 Dec. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P45  1885-1886

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 23 Dec. 1885
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 26 Dec. 1885
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Jan. 1886
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 5 Feb. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 23 Feb. 1886
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 25 Feb. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 Mar. 1886
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 5 Mar. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Mar. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court including a case of attempted suicide 13 Mar. 1886
Report of the committal to Preston Sessions of a woman accused of the theft of a tippet 31 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P46  1886

Contents:
Report of the appointment of overseers for the Fylde Union at Blackpool Police Court, with list of those appointed 2 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 7 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court including a case of boarding a ship without the permission of the Captain 9 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of illegally adding extensions to buildings, heard at a special court in Blackpool 16 Apr. 1886
Notice of the election of a Coroner for Leyland District with application for the appointment by J. B. Gilbertson M.D. of Preston 29 Apr. 1886
Article on the subject of adding temporary extensions to existing buildings with reference to the case in the item above 14 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of theft tried at Preston Quarter Sessions 16 Apr. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P47  1886

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 12 May 1886
Official warning from the Marine Department of the Board of Trade to would-be crimps boarding foreign vessels following the conviction of a man at Fleetwood for boarding a Norwegian ship 12 May 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of supplying drink to a person already intoxicated heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 May 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 May 1886
Notice of the appointment of Mr. James Fish of Blackpool as a magistrate for the County of Lancaster 14 May 1886
Article on the appointment of Mr. James Fish as a magistrate 20 May 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 May 1886
Reports of proposals for a new school at Wesham and of a case of reckless driving heard at Kirkham 18 Jun. 1886
Report of a case of theft heard at Kirkham Police Station 1886
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions Jun. 1886
Report of a case of reckless driving heard at Kirkham 19 Jun. 1886
Articles on proposed improvements to Kirkham Station, Whitsuntide at Kirkham, and a report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 23 Jun. 1886
Report of cases of drunkenness heard at Fleetwood and at Kirkham Jun. 1886
Report of a case of being drunk in charge of a horse and trap heard at Kirkham 2 Jul. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Jul. 1886
Account of an inquest at Fleetwood into the death of a Mrs. Craston 14 Aug. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P48  1886

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 10 Jul. 1886
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 14 Aug. 1886
Report of proceedings in cases from Fleetwood and Blackpool heard at Preston Quarter Sessions 18 Aug. 1886
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court and Fleetwood Police Court Aug. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P49  1886-1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 25 Aug. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions Sep. 1886
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court including a case of disobedience to lawful commands while on board ship 9 Sep. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of fraud heard at Kirkham Police Station Oct. 1886
Account of the activities of the man charged with fraud in the case above Oct. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Oct. 1886
Report of proceedings in minor cases heard at Kirkham Police Station 6 Oct. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including a case of indecent assault sent for trial at Manchester Assizes 24 Oct. 1886
Article reporting on the letter writing activities of P.C. Bligh a patient at Broadmoor Asylum following the murder of his three children 6 Nov. 1886
Report of cases heard at Blackburn Police Court 26 Jan. 1887
Report of cases heard at Blackburn Police Court 23 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 4 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court, Mar. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P50  1886-1887

Contents:
Article reporting on a double murder at Lytham with transcript of the inquest into the deaths of the victims, Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 5 Nov. 1886
Report of the removal of the accused in the above case to Preston Gaol with report of the hearing at Lytham Police Court at which he was committed for trial at Liverpool Assizes 6 Nov. 1886
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 25 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court [Feb. 1887]
Details of balance sheet of the Welcome Lodge of Oddfellows of Kirkham; reports of: the monthly meeting of Kirkham Local Board; proceedings in a case of housebreaking heard at Kirkham Police Station; Candlemas Fair at Kirkham 5 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings in a case of theft heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 30 Apr. 1887
Report of proceedings in a case of housebreaking transferred from Kirkham Police Court to Preston Intermediate Sessions 23 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions [Feb. 1887]
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Apr. 1887
Report of the arrest of a Clitheroe man for assault 5 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Feb. 1887
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court Jun. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P51  1887

Contents:
Reports of: the assault of a man at Fleetwood; proceedings in a case of obstructing a gas engineer, heard at Kirkham; a supper and entertainment held by the Wesleyan Chapel, Kirkham; proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions; proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 17 Mar. 1887
Report of a case of breach of the peace involving the burning of an effigy heard at Kirkham Police Station 27 May 1887
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and at Blackpool Police Court 25 May 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Jun. 1887
Report of the appointment of Inspector John C. Derham of Preston as Chief Constable of Blackpool 4 Jun. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 6 Jul 1887
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 17 Jun. 1887
Report of an assault at Kirkham 15 Jun. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 24 Jun. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 24 Jun. 1887
Report of proceedings at a court in Blackpool 6 Jul. 1887
Report of proceedings in a case of unlawful erection of a steam engine, heard at Blackpool Police Court 12 Aug. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P52  1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 18 Aug. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 20 Sep. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court, including the steam engine case, and proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 16 Aug. 1887
Report of a case of robbery heard at Kirkham Police Station 13 Aug. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Sep. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 28 Oct. 1887
Report of the accidental death of a retired police officer at Fleetwood Sep. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Oct. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 31 Aug. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 30 Sep. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 7 Sep. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P53  1886-1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 24 Aug. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 28 Oct. 1887
Report of the case of Martha Shipton (a woman of good connection) charged with being drunk and disorderly at Blackpool Police Court 28 Oct. 1887
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 3 Dec. 1886
Article on the effectiveness of the birch as punishment in cases of juvenile delinquency 3 Dec. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of assault heard at Kirkham Police Station 4 Dec. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of geese stealing at Freckleton 4 Dec. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 Dec. 1886
Report of the suicide of a Kirkham farm labourer, Bernard Corty 9 Dec. 1886
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 22 Dec. 1886
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and the 42nd. annual meeting of Kirkham Savings Bank trustees and managers 24 Dec. 1886
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 9 Dec. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P54  1887-1888

Contents:
Reports of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 28 Sep. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Dec. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 23 Dec. 1887
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court, in a case of stabbing [1888]
Report of proceedings in a case of being drunk and disorderly heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 15 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 6 Jan. 1887
Report of the finding of a woman declared to be of unsound mind at Wrea Green 21 Jan. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 7 Dec. 1887
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 7 Dec. 1887
Report of proceedings in a case of breaking and entering heard at Kirkham Police Court 10 Dec. 1887
Report of further proceedings in the breaking and entering heard at Kirkham Police Court resulting in the prisoner being committed to Preston Quarter Sessions 19 Dec. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P55  1886-1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Liverpool Assizes in the trial of James Mellor of Lytham for the murder of his wife and sister-in-law, Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 19 Nov. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of maliciously setting fire to a haystack heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions; the accused aged 8 years, 7 years and 5 years respectively 31 Jan. 1888
Article on the right of a military officer to sit in court with his hat on his head Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Feb. 1888
Reports of: a cottage fire in Kirkham; the bankruptcy of W. Harrison, of Kirkham; a case of game trespass heard at Kirkham; proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions
Reports of: a case of game trespass at Kirkham; a case of damaging herbage on Lytham Beach; the Mayor of Preston attending service at Preston Parish Church; a case of felony committed by a boy of 10 years of age 14 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Mar. 1888
Report of a fight between two men on the Freckleton road near Kirkham 12 May 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P56  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 3 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 24 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 29 Mar. 1888
Report of a case of shooting at Greenhalgh-with-Thistleton 18 Apr. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court in the shooting at Greenhalgh-with-Thistleton 21 Apr. 1888
Report of proceedings at Manchester Assizes in the shooting at Greenhalgh-with-Thistleton [Apr. 1888]
Reports of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court in a case of bigamy and at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a case of unlawful keeping of swine 28 Apr. 1888
Article on the unlawful keeping of swine, Manchester Examiner 26 Apr. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a case of assault 8 May 1888
Reports of: proceedings in a case of theft heard at Fleetwood Police Court; a burglary at Wesham Hall 2 Jun. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P57  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court in a case of non-payment of wages 2 Jun. 1888
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Police Court 15 Jun. 1888
Report of proceedings in a case of theft heard at Kirkham 25 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 Jun. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 4 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases heard at Blackburn Police Court 4 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases heard at Blackburn Police Court 11 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 14 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a case of theft 20 Jul. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 3 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings in a case of the theft of wine from a house in Lytham [Aug. 1888]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P58  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 3 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings in a case of assault heard at Blackpool 3 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 23 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings in the Annual Brewster Sessions for the borough of Blackpool and the Kirkham division of the county of Lancaster 22 Aug. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 29 Aug. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P59  1888 - 1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the County Government Board, re. Fylde representation 14 Sep. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Sep. 1888
Report of proceedings in the adjourned licensing session held at Blackpool 26 Sep. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases heard in Blackburn Police Court 26 Sep. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases heard in Blackburn Police Court 17 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases of theft and burglary heard at Kirkham 20 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings in a case heard at Preston Quarter Sessions in which a Blackpool man appealed against the refund of Blackpool magistrates to grant him renewal of an off-license 26 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Police Court 24 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings in cases heard at Blackburn Police Court 7 Nov. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 21 Nov. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 5 Dec. 1888
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Feb. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 1 Mar. 1889
Report of proceedings in a case of burglary involving five small boys heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 Mar. 1889
Report of proceedings in a case of failing to report sheep scab heard at Kirkham Petty Sessions 13 Mar. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 27 Mar. 1889
Report of a novel defence in a case of theft heard at Kirkham Police Court 4 Apr. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P60  1889

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Liverpool Assizes in a case under the Licensing Law 25 Mar. 1889
Report of the judgement in the above case 17 Apr. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 8 May 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 5 Jun. 1889
Report of proceedings at [Preston] Borough Police Court 14 Jun. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 14 Aug. 1889
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Petty Sessions 19 Jun. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions [Jun. 1889]
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 19 Jun. 1889
Reports of: the nuisance of the sewage outfall and the mill-dam at Freckleton; proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 26 Jun. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions in a case of robbery 16 Jan. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Jan. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions Jul. 1889
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Borough Police Court 14 Aug. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P61  1889

Contents:
Report of a robbery from Poulton Post Office 12 Jan. 1889
Report of the preliminary trial of the man involved in the above robbery, Manchester Examiner 16 Jan. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham in the above case 16 Jan. 1889
Report of there being no summonses issued for a sitting of Kirkham Petty Sessions 16 Jan. 1889
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions including the Poulton Post Office robbery case 13 Feb. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 11 Jun. 1889
Report of a violent assault at Blackpool Central Station involving members of the Royal North Lancashire Regiment with report of proceedings in the subsequent action heard at Blackpool Police Court [Jul. 1889]
Report of proceedings in cases heard at a Blackpool court 23 Aug. 1889
Report of proceedings at Fleetwood Petty Sessions 6 Sep. 1889
Report of proceedings in a case of theft heard at Kirkham 24 Sep. 1889
Report of proceedings in the case of theft above, heard at Kirkham, with report of proceedings at a court held in Kirkham for revision of the voters lists 28 Sep. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions and Blackpool Police Court 25 Sep. 1889
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court 28 Sep. 1889
Report of cases of robbery heard at Preston Quarter Sessions 23 Oct. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P62  1889

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool Police Court including a case of the erection of a circus made of unsuitable materials contravening a bye-law of Blackpool Corporation 2 Aug. 1889
Report of proceedings at Blackpool and Kirkham Brewster Sessions 29 Aug. 1889
Local news items; report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions including a case of highway robbery 23 Oct. 1889
Report of proceedings at Manchester Assizes in a case of robbery with violence 29 Nov. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P63  1889

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Blackpool in a case of uttering a forged bill of exchange 23 Aug. 1889
Article on Ernest Norton Rolfe the defendant in the above trial and a notorious swindler including a character assessment by Herr Louis Cohen, the eminent phrenologist and electrician of Blackpool and Southport 30 Oct. 1889
Account of some of the exploits of Ernest Norton Rolfe 23 Aug. 1889
Report of the trial at Manchester Assizes of Ernest Norton Rolfe on a charge of fraud 27 Nov. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P64  1889

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 2 Dec. 1889
Report of proceedings at Kirkham Petty Sessions 17 Dec. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P110  1877 - 1877

Contents:
Report of the Christmas banquet at Kirkham Workhouse 29 Dec. 1877
Report of the fortnightly meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 25 Jan. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P109  1880

Contents:
Statement of Accounts of the Fylde Board of Guardians for the half year ended 25 Mar. 1880; Returns for the years 1877 and 1878 for each Relief District of the Fylde Union 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P108  1877 - 1878

Contents:
Report of the fortnightly meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 24 Aug. 1877
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 20 Apr. 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 May 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with Medical Officer's report 7 Sep. 1878
Copy of the annual report on the sanitary condition of the Fylde Rural District for the year 1877, The Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 22 Mar. 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 May 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with the monthly report of the Medical Officer of Health 20 Sep. 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 14 Dec. 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 16 Nov. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P107  1878-1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the North-Western Poor-law District Conference, held in Preston, The Preston Guardian Saturday 12 Oct. 1878
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with statistics of local pauperism 10 Jan. 1879
Report of the annual township meeting of Medlar-with-Wesham 23 Mar. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 Mar. 1879
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 22 Mar. 1879
Report of the elections of guardians of the poor for parishes in the Fylde 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians including the monthly report of the Medical Officer of Health May 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P106  1879

Contents:
Analysis of the statistics relating to pauperism in the Fylde presented in the report of the Fylde Board of Guardians; annual report of the Medical Officer of Health Apr. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with Medical Officer's report 21 May [1879]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 31 May 1879
Report of meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with annual report of the Medical Officer of Health, The Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 18 Apr. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with Medical Officer's report 14 Jun. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 28 Jun. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P105  1879 - 1880

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 16 Jul. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 5 Sep. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 1 Nov. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 26 Jul. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Oct. 1879
The third in a series of articles on the subject of Agriculture in Lancashire entitled: "The Fylde District" 14 Feb. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 9 Aug. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 23 Aug. 1879
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 6 Mar. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P104  1880

Contents:
Reports of: the annual meeting of the ratepayers of Kirkham; a meeting of the township of Medlar-with-Wesham 31 May 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 May 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 26 Jun. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 3 Apr. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 29 May 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 Apr. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with statistics of "out-door relief", The Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Jun. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 1 May 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 10 Jul. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P103  1877 - 1880

Contents:
Account of the annual report of the medical officer of health to the Sanitary Authorities at Kirkham 12 Jun. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 6 Aug. 1880
Anonymous letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian on the subject of the sanitary conditions in Kirkham and Wesham Apr. 1877
Report of Kirkham Local Board election 8 Apr. 1878
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board of Health 2 Nov. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P102  1878 - 1880

Contents:
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board of Health 30 Nov. 1878
Account of an excursion to Blackpool by inmates of Kirkham Workhouse 14 Aug. 1880
Number of births, marriages and deaths in Kirkham district for the first quarter of 1880, [Apr. 1880]
Notice of by-laws passed by the Fylde Union School Attendance Committee 16 Oct. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 21 Aug. 1880
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 4 Sep. 1880
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority; proceedings in a case of robbery heard at Blackpool Police Court 4 Sep. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P101  1880

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, The Preston Guardian Saturday 18 Sep. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 1 Oct. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 12 Nov. 1880
Circular to members of the Fylde Union of the Board of Guardians; letter to W. H. Bowdler from Robert Thompson, Collector of Poor Rates for the Union Dec. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 20 Oct. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 30 Oct. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P100  1880 - 1881

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians resolved at its conclusion into a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 27 Nov. 1880
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 4 Dec. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 11 Dec. 1880
Report of the Christmas enjoyed by the inmates of Kirkham Workhouse 31 Dec. 1880
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 24 Dec. 1880
Circular to members of the Fylde Union of the Board of Guardians 30 Dec. 1880
Report of a new-year treat given to the inmates of Kirkham Workhouse 5 Jan. 1881
Letter to the editor of The Preston Guardian from Montague Marriott editor of Willich's Tithe Commutation Tables 4 Jan. 1881
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board of Health 8 Jan. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P99  1881

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 8 Jan. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 22 Jan. 1881
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board, Preston Herald 5 Feb. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Feb. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Manchester Statistical Society at which the Rev. W. A. O'Conor read a paper on "Poor laws" 11 Feb. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 18 Feb. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Mar. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P98  1881

Contents:
Report of an adjourned meeting of the governors of Baine's Endowed School, Poulton and Hardhorn 18 Mar. 1881
Population returns for Kirkham district 20 Apr. 1881
Census returns for the Fylde [1881]
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority Mar. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 2 Apr. 1881
List of attendances at meetings of the members of the Fylde Board of Guardians; nominations of Guardians for the Fylde Union 2 Apr. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Apr. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 13 May 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P97  1881

Contents:
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority; the election of Guardians for the Fylde Union with details of polling 15 Apr. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians May 1881
Article making an appeal on behalf of the Fylde Board of Guardians to the public to help stop vagrancy in the district of Kirkham 27 May 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 11 Jun. 1881
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper from Thomas Latham of Fleetwood on the subject of tramps in the Fylde 2 Jun. 1881
Five articles on the subject of tramps in the Fylde area 17 Jun. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 7 Jul. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 22 Jul. 1881
Article on the subject of tramps and a proposed "Tramp Ward" in Blackpool 27 Jul. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P96  1881

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 5 Aug. 1881
A letter and poem sent to a local newspaper; the letter signed: "an Indignant Tramp" 10 Aug. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority Sep. 1881
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper from W. Richardson The Vicar of Poulton-le-Fylde on the subject of a grave dug one foot away from a dwelling-house 6 Sep. 1881
Letters to the editor of a local newspaper from W. Parkinson and J. Davidson Walker, replying to the letter of W. Richardson 14 Sep. 1881
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper from W. Parkinson replying to the letter of W. Richardson dated 6 Sep., 14 Sep. 1881
Letter to the editor of a local newspaper from an "Observer" on the subject of the grave dug near to a dwelling-house in Poulton 14 Sep. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 16 Sep. 1881
Account of various entries found in a "diary of a tramp" 16 Sep. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 30 Sep. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P95  1881

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, Preston Herald 15 Oct. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 26 Nov. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians including the presentation of plans for new vagrant wards, Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Nov. 1881
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 10 Dec. 1881
Account of the Christmas treat of the inhabitants of Kirkham Workhouse 30 Dec. 1881
Article on the subject of vagrancy in the Fylde, Fleetwood Chronicle 11 Nov. 1881
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 23 Dec. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P94  1882

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 7 Jan. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 21 Jan. 1882
Circular to members of the Fylde Board of Guardians notifying them of a recommendation to be discussed at their next meeting 10 Feb. 1882
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 18 Feb. 1882
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board, Preston Chronicle 4 Mar. 1882
Report of a Local Government Board Inquiry into the railway fares paid by the members of the Fylde Board of Guardians on the days on which they meet 24 Feb. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, Preston Chronicle 4 Mar. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P93  1882

Contents:
Report of a Local Government Enquiry into the application to partially repeal: "An Act for Paving Lighting, Watching, Cleansing, and otherwise improving the town of Fleetwood" 10 Mar. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; list of attendances at Board meetings throughout the year; report of nominations for Guardians for the coming year 31 Mar. 1882
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; the election of guardians for the coming year 14 Apr. 1882
List of the number of attendances made at meetings by members of the Fylde Board of Guardians 15 Apr. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 17 May 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with list of proposed rate charges for the coming year 17 Mar. 1882
Report of the annual meeting of the ratepayers of Kirkham 25 Mar. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 28 Apr. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P92  1882

Contents:
Article giving details of the number of paupers in Lancashire 10 Jun. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority Jun. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Jun. 1882
Report of the departure from Lancashire of the master and matron of Kirkham workhouse with discussion of the salaries paid at Kirkham 23 Jun. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Jul. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Preston Board of Guardians 21 Jun. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority Jul. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 23 Aug. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P91  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings in a Local Government Inquiry into the condition of Poulton Parish Churchyard 16 Aug. 1882
Anecdotes relating to Salford; article on Mr. Fowler, a former borough engineer of Salford, Salford Weekly Chronicle Saturday 26 Aug. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 2 Sep. 1882
Article on the subject of the sewering of Poulton-le-Fylde Sep. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 20 Sep. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 28 Oct. 1882
Article giving notice of two motions to be put forward at the next meeting of the Kirkham Guardians 15 Sep. 1882
Notice of the intention of the Fylde Board of Guardians to initiate a sewering system for Poulton-le-Fylde 8 Nov. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 25 Nov. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P90  1882-1883

Contents:
Notice giving details of the sewerage system to be constructed in Poulton-le-Fylde 10 Nov. 1882
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 23 Dec. 1882
Account of the Christmas decorations at Kirkham Workhouse 23 Dec. 1882
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 6 Jan. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 19 Jan. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 16 Feb. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; the annual report on the sanitary condition of the Fylde rural district, The Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 16 Mar. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with details of attendances of Guardians at meetings Friday 30 Mar. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P89  1883

Contents:
Notice of the proposed appointment of a School Attendance Officer for the Poulton District of the Fylde Union 13 Mar. 1883
List of nominations of Guardians for the Fylde Union Board 30 Mar. 1883
Advertisement for tenders for the supply of provisions, clothing and bedding for Kirkham Workhouse 23 Mar. 1883
Article on the subject of the tramp nuisance in the Fylde area Apr. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 27 Apr. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority Apr. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 16 May 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 12 May 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 26 May 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P88  1883

Contents:
Report of discussions at a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians on the subjects of Irish labourers and the re-valuation of property 25 May 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 30 May 1883
Report of Christmas festivities at Kirkham Workhouse and extra allowances given to the outdoor paupers of Kirkham 29 Dec. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Jun. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Jun. 1883
Articles on the subject of the Workhouse and Fylde Guardians together with other items of local news 22 Jun. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority Jul. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 31 Aug. 1883
Articles on the tramp problem and pauperism in the Fylde 31 Aug. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P87  1883

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 14 Sep. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [Sep. 1883]
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 6 Oct. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 13 Oct. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 27 Oct. 1883
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 23 Nov. 1883
Report of threatened proceedings by the Fylde Board of Guardians against the vicar of Poulton for overcrowding in Poulton graveyard 29 Dec. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P86  1883-1884

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [Dec. 1883]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Feb. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 28 Mar. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 25 Apr. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P85  1884

Contents:
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 5 Jul. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority [Jul. 1884]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, The Blackpool Times 3 Sep. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority, The Preston Guardian 30 Aug. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 12 Sep. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 10 Oct. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P84  1884-1885

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 7 Nov. 1884
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board [Nov. 1884]
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board, Preston Herald 7 Dec. 1884
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 21 Nov. 1884
Article on the Christmas festivities in Kirkham Workhouse 24 Dec. 1884
Article reporting on the donations of extra allowances to outdoor paupers in Kirkham and the Christmas festivities at the Fylde Union Workhouse 2 Jan. 1885
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority [Feb.1885]
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the school attendance committee 31 Mar. 1885
Report of the half-yearly meeting of the Kirkham Gas Company 1885
Report (incomplete) of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 31 Jul. 1885
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 15 Jul. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P83  1885-1886

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 9 Oct. 1885
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority [1885]
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 8 Aug. 1885
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 15 Feb. 1886
List of nominations for guardians for the Fylde Union 31 Mar. 1886
List of names of overseers appointed for townships in the Fylde 31 Mar. 1886
Article giving details of the annual report of the medical officer of health for the Fylde Board of Guardians 31 Mar. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 31 Mar. 1886
Article on the subject of a proposed hospital for infectious diseases to be built in the Fylde 2 Apr. 1886
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 21 Apr. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P82  1886-1887

Contents:
Report of the election of members to the Fylde Board of Guardians; letter to the editor of the newspaper on the subject of the election 14 Apr. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 5 Jun. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 8 Oct. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 22 May 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 18 Jun. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 25 Feb. 1887
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 4 Mar. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 28 Mar. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 20 May 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P81  1887

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 8 Apr. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Jun. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 Jun. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 2 Jul. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 30 Jul. 1887
Notices of: the proposed appointment of a Medical Officer of Health by Fylde Union Rural Sanitary Authority; the proposed appointment of a District Medical Officer by the Guardians of the Fylde Union 30 Jun. 1887
Notice that Dr. Winn of Poulton is a candidate for the position of medical officer of health for the No. 1 Kirkham district 6 Jul. 1887
Notice of the holding of a meeting to appoint a medical officer of health for the Kirkham Urban Sanitary District 6 Jul. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 28 Jul. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 12 Aug. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board 10 Aug. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P80  1886-1888

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 19 Nov. 1886
Report of the Christmas festivities at the Fylde Union Workhouse 24 Dec. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [1887]
Transcript of a letter to Kirkham Local Board regarding the Kirkham and Wesham Sewage Scheme 1887
Details of the amount of relief given to the poor in the Fylde in the half-year up to Sep. 1887, 26 Jan. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Dec. 1886
Report of a meeting held at Freckleton to discuss the Kirkham and Wesham Sewerage Scheme 18 Jan. 1887
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 16 Dec. 1887
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians; Christmas festivities at Kirkham Workhouse 31 Dec. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 18 Dec. 1886
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 3 Dec. 1887
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 10 Feb. 1888
Report of a photographic entertainment at Kirkham Warehouse [1888]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P79  1888

Contents:
Reports of: a meeting of the joint committee concerning Kirkham and Wesham Sewerage; a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 25 Feb. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority Mar. 1888
Summary of the annual report of the sanitary condition of the Kirkham Urban District Mar. 1888
Report of a meeting of the school attendance committee held at the Fylde Union Workhouse 28 Mar. 1888
Summary of the annual report on the sanitary condition of the Fylde Rural District issued by the medical officer of health, Dr. Winn. Mar. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Apr. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 May 1888
Details of Guardians' attendance at meetings during the year ended 15 Apr. 1888; report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 21 Apr. 1888
Report of a meeting of the township of Medlar-with-Wesham 24 Mar. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P78  1888-1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 16 Jun. 1888
Reports of: a meeting of the Fylde Union Rural Sanitary Authority; a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 30 Jun. 1888
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 6 Jul. 1888
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 7 Jul. 1888
Report of a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 3 Aug. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with collector's monthly statement 11 Aug. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 22 Aug. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Union Rural Sanitary Authority 22 Aug. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 21 Nov. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 9 Mar. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 27 Mar. 1889
List of noninations for election to the Fylde Board of Guardians 27 Mar. 1889
Manifesto of six nominees for the posts of Guardians for the Fylde district 2 Apr. 1889
Result of the election held in the Fylde to appoint members of the Fylde Board of Guardians 13 Apr. 1889
List of overseers of the poor elected for the townships of Kirkham and Poulton 25 Mar. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P77  1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 4 Apr. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority, The Blackpool Times 10 Apr. 1889
Report of opposition to the Kirkham and Wesham sewerage scheme 7 Apr. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 18 Apr. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 4 May 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians including discussion on the representation of Blackpool on the Board 8 May 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the Rural Sanitary Authority 28 Jun. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority [May 1889]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians with discussion on the representation of Blackpool on the Board 30 May 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 1 Jun. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 14 Jun. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P76  1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [Jul. 1889]
Report of a case of the delivery to Kirkham Workhouse of allegedly contaminated flour [Jul. 1889]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [Jul. 1889]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians including discussion on the appointment of a registrar for Fleetwood 6 Sep. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 10 Aug. 1889
Report of a meeting between the Finance Committee of the Fylde Board of Guardians and the overseers of townships in the Fylde Union to discuss payment of assistant overseers 16 Aug. 1889
Article on the subject of charges made by overseers for making out jury lists and voters lists for townships in the Fylde [1889]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P75  1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians including discussion on the appointment of a registrar for Blackpool; report of a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority, Fleetwood Chronicle Friday 20 Sep. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians [Sep. 1889]
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 17 Oct. 1889
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians and a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority 18 Oct. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/6/P74  1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority; article discussing a sewerage scheme for Freckleton 14 Dec. 1889
Report of the abandoning of a joint sewerage scheme for Kirkham and Wesham 14 Dec. 1889

Quarter Sessions, Magistrates' Courts and miscellaneous (compiled 1875-1889)  DP 376/7  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P1  1877

Contents:
Report (incomplete) of proceedings at Preston Midsummer Quarter Sessions 1 Aug. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P2  1875-1879

Contents:
Tables giving an estimate of Funds required by the Treasurer of the County of Lancaster to carry on the Expenditure of the County, from the Quarter ending 31 May 1878 to the end of Feb. 1879, Preston 27 Jun. 1878
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of the county of Lancaster held at the Court House, Preston 3 Apr. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P3  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions (incomplete), The Preston Guardian 5 Sep. 1877
Circular from the Clerk of the Peace's Office, Preston giving notice of the presentation of a portrait before the holding of the Court of Annual Sessions 10 Sep. 1877
Preview of the presentation to Rev. J. Shepherd Birley of a portrait of himself; list of magistrates present at the adjourned Lancashire Annual General Sessions 12 Sep. 1877
Account of the presentation to Rev. Shepherd Birley of a portrait of himself with account of his activities in public service
The Herald 15 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P4  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the annual general session for the County Palatine of Lancaster held at Preston 15 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P5  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 20 Oct. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P6  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the annual general session of the peace for the county of Lancaster; table of the figures of the new basis or standard for the county rate
The Preston Guardian 30 Jun. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P7  1877

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 1 Dec. 1877
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual General Sessions
The Preston Guardian 29 Dec. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P8  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions
The Preston Guardian 25 May 1878
Report of proceedings at the Lancashire Annual General Sessions 29 Jun. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P9  1878

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the Lancashire Annual General Sessions including discussion of the Prison Act 1877 and the Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act 1878
The Preston Guardian 14 Sep. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P10  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions
The Preston Guardian 24 May 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P11  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions
The Preston Guardian 5 Jul. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P12  1879

Contents:
Report of proceedings at a special adjourned Court of Quarter Sessions held to appoint a Chairman of the Quarter Sessions 2 Jul. 1879
Report of proceedings at the Annual General Session of the Peace for the county of Lancaster including discussion of the office of Clerk of the Peace, and discussion of the new County Offices in Preston; part of the text of the annual report of the County Finance Committee, The Preston Guardian 13 Sep. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P13  1879-1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions [Dec. 1879]
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 10 Jan. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P14  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the Annual General Session of the Peace for the county of Lancaster
The Preston Guardian 3 Jan. 1880
Report of proceedings at a special session of county magistrates held at Preston to discuss the vacancy in the office of Chief Constable of Lancashire 17 May 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P15  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 2 May 1880
Report of proceedings at the Annual General Session of the Peace for the county of Lancaster
The Preston Guardian 3 Jul. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P16  1880

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions
The Preston Guardian 3 Jul. 1880
Account of a presentation made to Captain Charles Gunter Legge, Inspector of Constabulary for the Northern District, by the members of the County of Lancaster Police Force Aug. 1880
Article describing conditions at Preston House of Correction at the beginning of the nineteenth century 2 Oct. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P17  1880-1881

Contents:
Letter from the Home Secretary, W. V. Harcourt, to the Mayor of Manchester on the subject of the imprisonment of young children; notice of a public meeting to be held in Manchester in support of the movement for preventing the imprisonment of young children
Letter to the editor of the Manchester Examiner and Times on the subject of juvenile offenders 20 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings at the Annual Session of the Peace for the county of Lancaster
The Preston Guardian 11 Sep. 1880
Report of proceedings in appeal cases heard at Preston Quarter Sessions 22 Oct. 1880
List of tenants of estates in Amounderness during the fourteenth century 8 Jan. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P18  1881

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual Sessions 1 Jan. 1881
List of figures taken from local returns giving details of the number of Roman Catholic priests appointed to prisons; the number of paupers in receipt of relief in each division of England and Wales; taxes collected by Inland Revenue collections in Lancashire 8 Jan. 1881
Report of an objection raised against the result of an appeal case involving the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway and the London and North Western Railway Company and Fleetwood Commissioners 14 Jan. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P19  1881

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual General Session 2 Apr. 1881
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual General Sessions 2 Jul. 1881
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 21 May 1881
Obituary of Mr. John Richardson Ambler of Preston, court crier 14 Aug. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P20  1881-1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions Aug. 1881
Report of proceedings at the adjourned annual general session of the peace for the County of Lancaster 10 Sep. 1881
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 25 Feb. 1882
Report of proceedings at the annual general session of the peace for the county of Lancaster 1 Apr. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P21  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the fourth annual conference of prison visiting committees held in London with report of a discussion on the cost of Lancashire prisons 10 Jun. 1882
Report of proceedings at the Quarter Sessions held at Salford; report of proceedings at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for the city of Liverpool 12 Apr. 1882
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 8 Apr. 1882
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 20 May 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P22  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 8 Apr. 1882
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P23  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 1 Jul. 1882
Report of proceedings at the annual general session of the peace for the county of Lancaster 1 Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P24  1882

Contents:
Article on the subject of the Mayor of Manchester's right of precedence within the limits of the municipality, with correspondence on the question between the Mayor, the High Sheriff, and the Royal College of Arms
Manchester Examiner and Times 1 Aug. 1882
Account of the decorations adorning the walls of the new County Hall taken from a pamphlet issued by the magistrates of Lancashire 30 Aug. 1882
Account of the grounds given by magistrates at a police court in Lancashire for their refusal to renew 35 off-licenses [1882]
Article listing the most senior magistrates of Lancashire 13 Sep. 1882
Report of proceedings in the adjourned licensing session held at Darwen Police Court 16 Sep. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P25  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual Sessions including description of the opening of the County Sessions Hall 16 Sep. 1882
Lithograph of the Magistrates' Court and County Offices, Preston [1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P26  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions in a case of appeal against the non-renewal of an off-license
The Alliance News 28 Oct. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P27  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings in a case involving the new Off-Licensing Act heard at the Court of Queen's Bench [the case originally heard at Darwen] 25 Nov. 1882
Article re.progress of the above case from Darwen Magistrates Court to the Queen's Bench, with discussion of the bearing of the case on other licensing cases [1882]
Article discussing the powers of licensing justices with reference to the above case [1882]
Article re. the "Darwen beerhouse case" (see above) [1882]
Article re. the Darwen licensing case with reports from the Times, the Manchester Examiner and Times and the Leeds Mercury discussing the case 2 Dec. 1882
Report of an attempt by a Darwen grocer to hasten the hearing of an appeal against the refusal of Darwen licensing magistrates to renew his license 14 Dec. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P28  1882-1883

Contents:
Report of the withdrawal by Darwen businessmen of appeals against the refusal of Darwen licensing magistrates to grant them off-licenses
Preston Guardian 23 Dec. 1882
Report from the Preston Guardian of proceedings in the case involving the new Off-Licensing Act heard at the Court of the Queen's Bench (see also DP 376/7/P27); report of a further appeal heard at Preston Quarter Sessions 9 Dec. 1882
Transcript of an article [from the Contemporary Review] by Sir Richard Cross M.P. on the subject of County Government; biographical sketch (incomplete) of Mr. W.E.M. Tomlinson M.P. [from The Craftsman]
Preston Herald 3 Mar. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P29  1882

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 21 Oct. 1882
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions; report of proceedings in the Darwen off-license cases (see also DP 376/7/P28) 2 Dec. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P30  1882-1883

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Annual General Sessions of the Peace for Lancashire held at Preston 30 Dec. 1882
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions
Preston Herald 24 Feb. 1883
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions
Preston Guardian 6 Jan. 1883
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions (see above) 28 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P31  1883

Contents:
Report of proceedings in the annual general session of the peace for Lancashire held at County Hall, Preston
Preston Guardian Saturday 30 Jun. 1883
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 7 Jul. 1883
Transcript of part of the annual report of the General Finance Committee of the county of Lancashire including a tribute to the late Rev. J. S. Birley, former chairman of the committee 12 Sep. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P32  1883-1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of the Peace for Lancashire held at County Hall, Preston
The Preston Guardian Saturday 15 Sep. 1883
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of the Peace for Lancashire held at County Hall, Preston 28 Jun. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P33  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions including report of the transaction of County business 5 Jul. 1884
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of the Peace for Lancashire held at County Hall, Preston
Preston Guardian Saturday 13 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P34  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 18 Oct. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P35  1884

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions including report of proceedings in a case of appeal against Darwen Magistrates' refusal to renew a license to sell intoxicating liquor Oct. 1884
Article on the subject of a case of arson preferred against William and Frances Harper of Fleetwood 7 Nov. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P36  1884-1885

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Manchester Assizes in the above case, see DP 376/7/P35 [Nov. 1884]
Article on the subject of appeals against refusals to grant licenses to sell liquor in Darwen and Bolton with extracts on the subject of drink [from the Christian Commonwealth and the Yorkshire Post]
The Alliance News 8 Nov. 1884
Report of the suicide of Mr. T. Nash, a barrister of London and Manchester, with biographical sketch 24 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P37  1885

Contents:
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of Lancashire magistrates held at County Hall, Preston with discussion of the Penwortham Bridge Act 12 Sep. 1885
Report of proceedings in the Annual General Session of the Peace for the County of Lancaster held at County Hall, Preston
The Preston Guardian Saturday 3 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P38  1886

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Annual General Session for the County Palatine of Lancaster held in Preston with discussion of the Penwortham Bridge scheme
The Preston Guardian Saturday 2 Jan. 1886
Report of proceedings at the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice, London in a case relating to the Penwortham Bridge Act; table showing election expenses of Parliamentary candidates for the constituencies of Lancashire 20 Jan. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P39  1886

Contents:
Report of proceedings in the adjourned Annual General Session for the county palatine of Lancaster including discussion of the Penwortham Bridge Scheme 3 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings in a further hearing in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court of Justice relating to the Penwortham Bridge Act 27 Jan. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P40  1886-1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings in the General Quarter Sessions for the Hundreds of Amounderness, Blackburn, and Leyland held at the Court House, Preston 10 Apr. 1886
Report of proceedings in the "Annual General Session of the Peace for the County of Lancaster" held in Preston 11 Sep. 1886
Report of proceedings in a case of obtaining money by false pretences heard at the Crown Court in Manchester 31 Jan. 1887
Report of proceedings at the Intermediate Sessions of the Peace for the Hundreds of Amounderness, Leyland and Blackburn (except the borough of Blackburn) held in Preston 16 Feb. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P41  1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Easter Quarter Sessions 6 Apr. 1887
Report of proceedings at the Annual General Session of the Peace for the County Palatine of Lancaster held in Preston 2 Jul. 1887
Report of proceedings at Preston Easter Quarter Sessions 9 Apr. 1887
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions 3 Dec. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P42  1887

Contents:
Reports of proceedings at the adjourned "Annual General Session for the County Palatine of Lancaster" and at Preston Quarter Sessions 2 Jul. 1887
Report of proceedings at Lancashire Annual General Session held in Preston 10 Sep. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P43  1887

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Annual General Session for Lancashire 1 Jan. 1887
Report of proceedings at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace for Preston division 8 Jan. 1887

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P44  1887-1888

Contents:
Report of the presentation to Mr. C. R. Jacson D.L. by Lancashire magistrates of a portrait of himself; transcript of speech by Lord Derby; report of proceedings at the Annual General Session of the Peace for the county of Lancaster 31 Dec. 1887
Report of proceedings at the General Quarter Sessions for the Preston Division 7 Jan. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P45  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Preston Intermediate Sessions (slightly damaged) 31 Jan. 1888
Report of proceedings at Lancaster Assizes 10 Mar. 1888
Report of proceedings at the Crown Court of Manchester Assizes 3 Feb. 1888
Report of proceedings at the adjourned Annual General Session for the county of Lancaster held in Preston 31 Mar. 1888
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 5 Apr. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P46  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at the "Adjourned Annual General Session for the County Palatine of Lancaster" 30 Jun. 1888
Article on the subject of the law upon married women's property [from the St. James's Gazette] 12 Sep. 1888
Two letters to the editor of the Manchester Guardian discussing a court case referred to in the above article 10 Sep. 1888
Article discussing the new Lancashire County Council and its functions, The Guardian Preston Saturday 15 Sep. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P47  1888

Contents:
Report of proceedings at Lancashire annual General Session including discussion of the Local Government Act 15 Sep. 1888
Article discussing the county magistracy, soon to be superseded by the new Lancashire County Council 14 Sep. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P48  1888

Contents:
Letter published in the Manchester Guardian from the Local Government Board, Whitehall, on the subject of the Local Government Act and the Quarter Sessions Thursday 23 Aug. 1888
Article containing statistics taken from the annual report of the General Finance Committee of the County of Lancaster 8 Sep. 1888
Article giving the cost of Lancashire Constabulary for the year ended 31 May 1888 8 Sep. 1888
Article containing statistics of rating in Lancashire boroughs 8 Sep. 1888
Table showing the rating etc. in Lancashire boroughs 8 Sep. 1888
Article giving summary of the expenditure of Lancashire county for the year ended 31 May 1888, 8 Sep. 1888
Report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority 17 Oct. 1888
Report of a meeting of representatives of various electoral divisions in Lancashire to discuss the scheme of electoral divisions under the new Local Government Act with comments on the proceedings
The Evening Post Wednesday 17 Oct. 1888
Article including table summarising the proposed scheme for the formation of electoral divisions in Lancashire for the new County Council 21 Sep. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P49  1888

Contents:
Report of an adjourned conference of representatives of various electoral divisions in Lancashire to discuss the scheme of electoral divisions under the new Local Government Act (see also article above from The Evening Post); report of a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority (see also DP 376/7/P48); report of the presentation of certificates to members of Fleetwood police force successful in the examination of the St. John Ambulance Association; table summarising the revision of Blackpool electoral division 19 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings at the Lancashire Annual Sessions 10 Nov. 1888
Report of proceedings at Preston Quarter Sessions 17 Oct. 1888
Report of proceedings at Lancaster Assizes 24 Nov. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P50  1888

Contents:
Map showing the boundaries of the electoral divisions of Lancashire under the new Lancashire County Council with attached article 27 Oct. 1888
Three election addresses by candidates standing for election to Lancashire County Council Nov. 1888
Election address by Leonard Charles Wood, a candidate standing for election to Lancashire County Council 18 Dec. 1888
List of proposers, seconders and assentors to the nomination of Mr. T. Fair as member of Lancashire County Council for the Fylde Division [Dec. 1888]
Report of the progress of the election campaign in Fleetwood Division; report of the nomination of candidates for election to Lancashire County Council in the Fylde Division, and the election campaign of Mr. T. Fair 8 Dec. 1888
Report of the election campaign of candidates nominated for election to Lancashire County Council in the Fylde Division 15 Dec. 1888
Report of a meeting held at Poulton to further the candidature of Dr. Ramsay, standing for election to Lancashire County Council 5 Dec. 1888

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P51  1888-1889

Contents:
Report of a meeting held at Lytham to further the candidature of Mr. Thomas Fair J.P. standing for election to Lancashire County Council 12 Dec. 1888
Article discussing the report of Lancashire General Finance Committee for the period 31 May 1888 to 31 Mar. 1889, [Apr. 1889]
Article discussing the finances of the new Lancashire County Council 2 Nov. 1889
Biographical sketch of Dr. E.C.A. Ramsay from a series entitled "Our district candidates"; report of a shooting at Blackpool 16 Jan. 1889
Article outlining the business transferred from Quarter Sessions and Petty Sessions, and other changes in administration as a result of the formation of the Lancashire County Council 3 Apr. 1889

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/7/P52  1888-1889

Contents:
Report of the death and funeral of Mr. T. M. Shuttleworth, solicitor, of Preston 19 Sep. 1889
Report of proceedings at one of the final meetings of the Annual General Session of the Peace for Lancashire 29 Dec. 1888

Press Cuttings (Compiled c 1878-1884)  DP 376/8  [n.d.]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P1  1883-1884

Contents:
Account of famous murders and reported ghosts in and around Kirkham 20 Apr. 1883
Account of various features and people in Kirkham '50 years since' e.g. a headmaster, night watchmen. Incomplete 19 Jan. 1883
Description of the route of the Roman road through the Fylde 13 Jun. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P2  1884

Contents:
Report of the Funeral of Joseph Livesey, a temperance; leader and of a memorial meeting attended by temperance leaders 6 Sep. 1884
5 news items concerning Colne, Nelson and district - Fixing of date for Franchise Demonstration, report on installation of new looms at Brierfield, accident to a Confectioners' assistant at Nelson, meeting of shareholders in Pendle St. Room and Power Co., report on planned Franchise Demonstration at Colne 6 Sep. 1884
Report on local board meeting at Clayton-le-Moors
Preston Guardian 6 Sept. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P3  1877-1881

Contents:
Report of appointment of a new magistrate - W.H.Bowdler
Preston Herald 9 Jun. 1877
Report on testimonial to W.H.Bowdler
Preston Guardian 20 Feb. 1878
Report of birth of W.H.Bowdler's son in Births Column
Preston Guardian 26 Oct. 1878
Report of proceedings at Manchester Assizes 21 Aug. 1881
Report of attendance of Judges of the Manchester Assize at the Cathedral 21 May 1881
Letter congratulating the occupant of 'The Square' on the birth of a son [Oct. 1878.]
Notification of a banquet given by William Foster, High Sheriff of Lancashire 30 Apr. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P4  1882-1884

Contents:
Article on early looms in Lancashire [1882.]
Account of Kirkham Grammar School Prize Day 28 Jul. 1883
Article on early industry in Kirkham. 12 May 1883
In deaths column - record of death at 'The Square' of daughter of the late Richard Bowdler
(See DP 376/8/P2 re. 'The Square') 16 Feb. 1884
2 Reports of a gale and resulting damage in Kirkham 13 Dec. 1883. 15 Dec. 1883
Report of a Supper given by Mr.Coall, of Messrs. P.Coall & Son, Coachbuilders, for his workpeople in the Queen's Head Hotel 11 Aug. 1883
Report of a threatening letter received by the Revd. Mr. Oliver of Preston, following the execution of William Whittle. The letter was received 7 Apr. 1766

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P5  1881-1885

Contents:
Report on Kirkham Club Day 7 Jul.1883
Report of the death of W.Rogerson, tradesman 7 Feb. 1884
Leaflet re byelaws made under Section 74 of the Elementary Education Act, 1870, as amended by the Elementary Education Acts, 1876, 1880. (Byelaws made by the School Attendance Committee for the Union of the Fylde)
Article on the early cotton trade in Lancashire 29 Nov. 1884
Report on annual picnic of Wesham Mills, Kirkham 23 May. 1885
Report on election of directors to Manchester Chamber of Finance 5 Feb. 1884
Invitation to dinner from the High Sheriff of Lancs to M.Bowdler 20 Apr. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P6  1877

Contents:
2 Reports on the death of Mr. R.C.Richards and articles re. Mr. Richards, 24 Feb. 1877; 23 Feb. 1877 part-owner of Wesham Mills
Report on Funeral of Mr. R.C.Richards 3 Mar. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P7  1887

Contents:
2 Reports on sale of Mr. R.C.Richard's cattle 27 Oct. 1877; 3 Nov. 1877
Article re. Mr. R.C.Richards. The Fylde Magazine
A page from a leaflet published for the Royal Show at Liverpool. 11-16 Jul.1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P8  1876-1878

Contents:
Article on stock-breeding in Lancashire. 22 Apr. 1876
Cutting from leaflet re. Lytham Horse Sale 29-31 Aug. 1878
Report on the Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Society 30 Aug. 1878
Report on the Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Show 1879
Notice re. Auction of Stock, Farming implements etc. Formerly belonging to Mr.R.C.Richards 12 Feb. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P9  1877

Contents:
Report on Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Show 1 Sep. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P10  1882-1885

Contents:
2 Reports on suicide of Mrs.Rawlinson and the death of her son at St. Helens 30 Mar. 1882; 1 Apr. 1882
Report on Funeral of Mrs.Rawlinson and her son 3 Apr. 1882
Article on the epitaph on Roger Charnock's grave in Leyland Parish Churchyard
Report on an appeal under the Public Health Act. Re. A bone boiling company at St. Helens 3 Oct. 1884
Notice re. auction of land, mill, reservoirs, motive power, machinery and cottages at Kirkham 17 Nov. 1884
Report on death of Mr.J.R.Richards, nephew and adopted son of Mr.R.C.Richards (see DP 376/8/P5,6) also an account of his life and achievement 17 Jan. 1885
(He was a member of Kirkham Local Board, for example)
Report on annual meeting of the governors of Kirkham Grammar School 24 Jan. 1885
Record of birth of W.H.Bowdler's daughter (see DP 376/8/P2) 31 Oct. 1885
Report on death of Mr. John Charnock, aged 93, oldest inhabitant of Lytham 30 Aug. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P11  1885-1886

Contents:
Report on Funeral of Mr.J.R.Richards (see DP 376/8/P9) 21 Jan. 1885
Report on annual meeting of the Blackpool, Lytham and Kirkham Agricultural Society
Report on desecration of Mr.J.R.Richards' tombstone at Elswick Chapel 14 Aug. 1886
Notification of auction of a house and cottages at Kirkham 15 Apr. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P12  1885-1886

Contents:
Series of correspondence re. a court case involving members of the Salvation Army
Blackpool Gazette Jun. 1885
Report on desecration of Mr.J.R.Richards' tombstone at Elswick Chapel Aug. 1886
Public Notice offering £5.00 reward for information re.desecration of Mr. Richards' tombstone 11 Aug. 1886

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P13  1882-1884

Contents:
Report on the death of Miss Knipe, a well-known benevolent inhabitant of Kirkham 25 Oct. 1882
Article on the achievements of Mr. Benjamin Whitworth M.P., born in Manchester, and businessman in Manchester and Fleetwood. 1865 he was elected M.P. for Drogheda
The Christian Globe 20 Jul. 1882
Article on the achievements of Mr. John Hopkinson, the new Mayor of Manchester. A former Councillor and alderman for St. Luke's Ward and All Saints' Ward 9 Nov. 1882
A paper, concerning 'Corethra Plumicornis' (an insect), which was read before the Blackburn Field Naturalists' Society by Mr.A.C.Bowdler Mar. 1882
Account of meetings of the Blackburn Field Naturalists' Society - Microscopical Section 24 Feb. 1882-3 Apr. 1882
Report on celebration of the Duckworth-Street School Anniversary, Darwen. Also a report on Fund-raising efforts in aid of the Lower Chapel Fund, Darwen. Rev. Professor Scott LL.B of Lancs. Independent College, Manchester preached there in aid of the Fund 22 Oct. 1884
Report on lecture - 'The People Called Independents' - delivered in connection with James-St. Young Men's Association. Rev. John Johnston delivered the lecture
Report on the Blackburn Field Naturalist Society's excursion to Silverdale and Arnside Jun. 1882
Reports on the death and Funeral of the widow of Dr. Skinner, the founder of Presbyterianism in Blackburn 10 Sep. 1883
Report on a public tea, held in recognition of the Rev. John Petrie Wilson, who had recently been appointed pastor of the church. Tea held at James St. Congregational Church 13 Dec. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P14  1880

Contents:
Report on the celebration of the Raikes Centenary at Blackpool. (It is an anniversary associated with the name of Robert Raikes) 14 Jul. 1880
A programme for a 'Musical Festival' given at the Winter Gardens by the Sunday Scholars of Blackpool and the Fylde District as part of the celebration of the Raikes Centenary 8 Jul. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P15  1878-1884

Contents:
Report on the Centenary Celebration at Zion Sunday School, Kirkham - a Celebration of the Centenary of Sunday Schools 7 Jul. 1880
Report on annual sermons of Zion Sunday School, Kirkham 21 Jul. 1880
Report on the First anniversary of the Band of Hope connected with Zion Chapel Sunday School. Anniversary was held at Wesham Lecture Room
Report on opening of a new harmonium by Mr.Jas.Ogden of Kirkham, at Ebenezer Chapel, Greenhalgh 12 Jan. 1881
Report on concert given in the Lecture Room, Wesham, in aid of fund for repairs to Zion Chapel
3 Reports on annual school sermons held at Congregational Chapel, Kirkham 19 Aug. 1881; 2 Sept. 1882; 29 Aug. 1883
Article on a poem written on Barbara Mina Michie's gravestone at Blackpool. She died 13 July. 1878
Report on Presentation made to Mr. James Ogden, a teacher at the Sunday School of the Congregational Chapel, Kirkham 17 Sept. 1883
Report on tea party given at the Lecture Room, Wesham 12 Jan. 1884
Notice re. a series of special sermons to be preached at Zion Chapel, Kirkham. Dec. 1880 and Jan. 1881
Programme for Concert at the Lecture Room, Wesham 12 Mar. 1881
Report on a Farewell presentation made to the Rev.H. Lings, pastor of the Congregational Church at Fleetwood 6 Oct. 1882
Report on a Nonconformist Musical Festival in the Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P16  1883-1887

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. John Bryning J.P. of Newton, near Preston 13 Aug. 1883
Report on the funeral of Mr. Bryning J.P. 15 Aug. 1883
Report on the death of Mr.G,Teale, woollen merchant, Fishergate. Account of his life and achievements eg. he was Chairman of the Trades' Protection Society 28 Jul. 1883
Report on the death of the Rev. William Knox of Salford, formerly Minister of the Congregational Church at Kirkham. Also a report on the funeral 27 Nov. 1883
Report on a public meeting held in Kirkham to extend the operations of the Religious Tract Society Sep. 1883
Report on the annual meeting of the Blackburn auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society, the aim of the Society being to produce Cheap Bibles in a number of languages 19 Dec. 1883
Article on John Whiteside, long-serving member of Elswick Congregational Chapel Choir 24 Dec. 1887
Report on the successful application for the minor canonry of the Manchester Cathedral, of the Rev. James Anderson Winstanley, and account of his earlier achievements
Report on the death of Mrs. Ellen Ward of Treales Moorside 13 Sep. 1884
Report on an accident to a boy near Wesham Mill at Kirkham 26 Jun. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P17  1883-1885

Contents:
Notice re. a Congregational tea party and entertainment at Wesham Lecture Room. (See also DP 376/8/P15) 5 Jan. 1884
Reports on the celebration at Kirkham Grammar School marking the beginning of the Christmas Vacation 22 Dec. 1883
Report on the death of a colt, belonging to Mr. James Thompson of Wesham, on the railway at Kirkham
Report on a lecture delivered by Mr.A.C.Bowdler F.I.C., F.C.S. on 'A Pond And Its Tenants'. The lecture was held in connection with the York Street Mutual Improvement Society 1 Nov. 1884
Article on Schools in Kirkham "Sixty Years Ago" 30 Mar. 1883
Article on 'the blowing up by gunpowder of Mr. Parkinson's house, at Kirkham in 1836 and the subsequent arrest and trial of a young man 30 Mar. 1883
Extract re. teetotallers from Mr.W.H.Bowdler's speech at the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society 31 Oct. 1883
Report on a Blackburn Court case re. 'A pair of unjust scales' belonging to Mary Dickinson, a confectioner 24 Feb. 1885
Report on a Blackburn court case re. an assault by an assistant School-Master 24 Feb. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P18  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. John Wade of Blackpool. Account of his life and achievements - a businessman, and instrumental in the building of 3 Nonconformist Chapels in Blackpool
Also 2 reports on the Funeral Jun. 1881
Report on the death of the Rev. Wm. Hodges, who was well-known in Preston and the surrounding area 8 Jan. 1882
Report on the death of the Rev. Joseph Bliss, a Congregational Minister. At one time he was a member of the Cannon St. Church at Preston, and later he ministered at Leyland 4 Oct. 1882
Report on the Funeral of the Rev. Joseph Bliss Oct. 1882
Report on a service held at the Victoria St. Congregational Church, Blackpool 11 Oct. 1882
Report on the marriage of Councillor Henry Fisher at Blackpool Nov. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P19  1879

Contents:
Report of the Executive Committee of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association, presented to the annual meeting 21 Apr. 1879

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P20  n.d., 1880

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Peace Society in the Borough Bazaar, Blackpool, in furtherance of the proposition of the society for a European disarmament n.d. [c.1880]
Comment on the aims of the Peace Society 16 Jan. 1880
Notice advertising the above-mentioned meeting of the Peace Society 12 Jan. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P21  1881-1884

Contents:
Report on a Conference of Temperance workers held in the Victoria St. Schoolroom
Report on meeting of the South Shore Branch of the Church of England Temperance Society, in the Indian Pavilion, Blackpool 25 Jul. 1881
Report on the Freckleton Rechabite Festival 14 Sept. 1881
Report on narrow escape of an express train at Trinity-St. Station, Bolton 31 Jan. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P22  1880-1884

Contents:
Notice re. a public tea meeting held in connection with the Band of Hope, Catforth 27 Dec. 1880
Notice re. a meeting of the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society 7 Feb. 1882
Leaflet re. United Kingdom Probident Institution
Report on Mr. Thomas Nottingham, an old inhabitant of Out Rawcliffe 5 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P23  1882-1883

Contents:
Report on the meeting of the Band of Hope and Temperance Society at Lytham (see DP 376/8/P22) 24 Mar. 1882
Report on the 'Blue Ribbon' Movement (a temperance movement) in Blackpool, including a report on a meeting held at the Prince of Wales theatre 19 May 1882
Report on a meeting held in connection with the 'Blue Ribbon' movement 26 Jan. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P24  1880-1882

Contents:
Reports on Municipal elections for North Lancashire 26 Oct. 1880; 16 Oct. 1880
Notice re. the North Lancashire Election 1880 in the Kirkham Polling District 7 Apr. 1880
Report on annual address delivered by Mr. W.E. Briggs, the Liberal member for Blackburn 15 Feb. 1879
Report on a meeting of the School Board governing Moss-Street Board School 25 Feb. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P25  1880

Contents:
Reports on the General Election of 1880, including rejoicings in Blackpool at the news of Liberal victories
The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 7 Apr. 1880
Report on a speech made by Mr. Storey, the Liberal candidate for North Lancashire, at Kirkham
The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 7 Apr. 1880
Report on Mr. Storey's visit to Blackpool, including a speech he made before a large audience at the Winter Gardens
The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 7 Apr. 1880
Report on Mr. Storey's visit to Fleetwood
The Blackpool Times and Fylde Observer 7 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P26  1880

Contents:
Notice to the Electors of the Northern division of the County of Lancaster from Thomas Storey, re. his nomination as Candidate at the General Election 18 Mar. 1880
Notice to the Electors of the North-Eastern Division of the County of Lancaster from Lord Hartington M.P. for N.E. Kancs. re. the General Election 10 Mar. 1880
Notice to the Electors of North-East Lancashire, from Frederick Wm. Grafton, Liberal Candidate, re. his policies 11 Mar. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P27  1880-1881

Contents:
Report on a meeting of Conservatives at the Winter Gardens, Blackpool. 7 Apr. 1880
Article re. the number of voters in each division of Lancashire Jan. 1880
Article re. numbers of voters in various districts 17 Apr. 1880
Poem re. Major-General Feilden, Candidate for North Lancashire 5 Apr. 1880
Report on a meeting of the Executive Committee of the Exchange Ward Branch of the Manchester Liberal Association 19 Aug. 1881
Report on a meeting of the Blackpool Liberal Club 4 Mar. 1881
Analysis of the voting in the North Lancashire Election 17 Apr. 1880

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P28  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the annual Conference of the National Reform Union, held at the Albert Hall, Manchester, including speeches on the Objects of the Union and Measures urgently needed. Also a report on a public meeting the same evening 17 Dec. 1881
Report on a meeting of Liberals in Swinton and district, held in the Unitarian School, Swinton 21 Mar. 1882
Report on the Marquis of Hartington's visit to Blackburn n.d. [c.1881]
Report on the monthly meeting of the School Board governing St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Industrial School, Longsight, Manchester 1 Jul. 1882
Report on a Liberal demonstration at Blackburn, including a speech made by Lord Hartington 30 Nov. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P29  n.d., 1880

Contents:
Report on the opening of the Free Library, Blackpool, by Lord Derby, followed by a procession to the Winter Gardens, where Lord Derby delivered an address
The Fleetwood Chronicle 25 Jun. 1880
Article on 'Kirkham Fifty years since', re newspapers, Cock-Fighting, and drinking habits n.d. [c.1880]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P30  1878-1884

Contents:
Menu for a Complimentary Banquet to the Mayor of Blackpool 17 Jan. 1878
Menu for a luncheon in the Indian Pavilion, North Pier, Blackpool, on the occasion of the Opening of the Free Library 18 Jun. 1880
Menu for a complimentary dinner on the occasion of the presentation of a testimonial to Milton Gough Wilde, by the Blackpool Liberal Club 19 Jun. 1884
Request from the High Sheriff for the attendance of M. Bowdler as a Grand Juror at Manchester Assizes on 30th April, 18 Apr. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P31  1880-1882

Contents:
Letter re. the presentation of a portrait of Thomas Storey, commemorating the North Lancashire Election of 1880, 14 Dec. 1880
Letter proposing the painting of a portrait of Thomas Storey May. 1880. p. 31
Notice re the Opening of the Reform Club, Lancaster 21 Jan. 1882
Notice re a Liberal Demonstration at Lancaster 21 Jan. 1882
A history of the cotton industry in Britain n.d. [c.1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P32  1882-1883

Contents:
Report on the Opening of a New Liberal Club at Lancaster 25 Jan. 1882
Report on the Funeral Sermon of Mr. John Crook, at the Baptist Chapel, Inskip. Mr Crook was a politician and a farmer 12 May 1882
Letter to a newspaper re the Rev. Mr. Griffiths of Kirkham 16 Feb. 1883
Article Kirkham 50 Years Since' on the Rev. James Fox, the Rev. Mr. Griffiths, and the Rev. Thomas Sherborne, of Kirkham. Also re transport and sectarian divisions

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P33  1882-1883

Contents:
Report on a Liberal demonstration at Fleetwood Apr. 1882
Article on the late Lord Frederick Cavendish, who was murdered while holding a Government post in Ireland 10 May, 1882
Letter from Lord Edward Cavendish to the secretary of the North Lancashire Liberal Association thanking the latter for a resolution of condolence passed by the Executive Committee
Acknowledgement by Mr Gladstone of a resolution of confidence in the Government passed by the North Lancashire Liberal Association 1 Jun. 1882
Report on the meeting of the Executive Committee of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association. An address of congratulation to the Right Hon. John Bright was moved and seconded 13 Jun. 1883
Notice re. a Public Discussion - 'Is the present Government Worthy of the Confidence of the People' - to be held in the Baths Assembly Room, Lytham 25 May. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Executive Committee of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association, re. the death of Lord Frederick Cavendish 17 May. 1882
Report on the presence of a representative of the North Lancashire Liberal Association at the Funeral of Lord Frederick Cavendish
Report on a resolution, favouring a modification of Parliamentary procedure, adopted by the Executive Committee of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 18 Oct. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P34  1882

Contents:
Report on the Funeral of Lord Frederick Cavendish
The Illustrated London News 20 May. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P35  1882

Contents:
Report on the Funeral of Lord Frederick Cavendish 13 May. 1882
Poem written by Mr. Roden Noel about Lord Cavendish
The Herald 10 Jun. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P36  1882

Contents:
Notice re. a public meeting to be held in connection with the Garstang Liberal Association in the Institute Hall, Garstang 1 Jun. 1882
Report on the above meeting 3 Jun. 1882
Report on a meeting of the Manchester and District Committee of the Liberation Society re. the Cemeteries Bill, and the disestablishment of the Church of Scotland 12 Jun. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P37  1882

Contents:
Report on meeting held in connection with the Liberal Association in the Town Hall, Garstang, originally to be held in the Institute Hall (see DP 376/8/P36). 3 Jun. 1882
Report on refusal of the Garstang Institute trustees, of whom six out of seven were Conservatives, to allow the Garstang Liberal Association to use the Institute for a meeting
Lancaster Guardian 3 Jun. 1882
Reports on the events following the above refusal 7 Jun. 1882; 10 Jun. 1882
Article commencing on the action of the Garstang Institute trustees, especially Mr. Albert Simpson J.P
Lancaster Guardian 11 Jun. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P38  1882

Contents:
Letter to the editor of the Lancaster Guardian from Albert Simpson, re. the Liberal meeting at Garstang 3 Jun. 1882
Seven letters to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. the action of the Garstang Institute trustees 13 Jun. 1882; 14 Jun. 1882; 19 Jun. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P39  1883

Contents:
Notice re. the annual meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 27 Jan. 1883
Notice re. a Liberal Demonstration to be held at Lancaster on 3 Feb. 1883
Notice re. an address to be delivered by R.C. Richards at Ramsbottom Liberal Club on 28 Nov. 1883
Report on the annual meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association
The Guardian 10 Feb. 1883
Report on a lecture delivered by A.C. Bowdler on 'Pond Life' at the Burnley Literary and Scientific Club Dec. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P40  1883

Contents:
Report on the Liberal Demonstration held at Lancaster (see DP 376/8/P39)
The Preston Guardian 7 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P41  1881-1883

Contents:
Letter from R.C. Richards to the Editor of the Manchester Evening News re. the proposed Tribunal of Arbitration 11 Jan. 1881
Two reports on a meeting of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce re. the Scheme of the Manchester tidal Navigation 14 Nov. 1882
Report on a debate on the ministerial programme of the Conservative Government by the Manchester Parliamentary Debating Society 30 Mar. 1883
Report on a resolution passed re. the death of Mr. Hugh Birley M.P. by the Manchester Parliamentary Debating Society 15 Sep. 1883
Report on the Manchester Parliamentary Society 8 Sep. 1883
Report on a meeting of the General Council of the Manchester Liberal Association re. the death of Mr. Birley 18 Sep. 1883
Letter from R.C. Richards to the Editor of the Manchester Guardian re. Dr. Pankhurst, candidate for the minority seat left vacant by the death of Mr. Birley 25 Sep. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P42  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the visit to Manchester of the Marquis of Hartington, Secretary of State for India, including a report on Lord Hartington's meeting with deputations from cotton bleachers and spinners 17 Dec. 1881
Report on the last Kirkham Winter Entertainment of the season 19 Feb. 1881
Report on a concert given by the Kirkham Choral Society 5 Mar. 1881
Report on an entertainment given in Kirkham 3 Dec. 1881
Report on the last Kirkham Winter Entertainment of the season 1 Mar. 1882
Report on one of the Kirkham Winter Entertainments 2 Dec. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P43  1880-1881

Contents:
Report on the Raikes' Centenary Celebration at Blackpool
Fleetwood Chronicle 9 Jul. 1880
Invitation to a garden party at the Lancashire Independent College from Professor Caleb Scott 16 Jun. 1881
Notice re. the annual meeting of the Lancashire Congregational Union, to be held at Lancaster Road Chapel, Preston 20 Jan. 1881
Report on the annual meeting of the Lancashire Congregational Union 5 Feb. 1881
Two Notices re. a Grand Bazaar to be held in aid of a Fund to be used for repairs on the James-Street Congregational Church, Blackburn Sep. 1881
Report on the above-mentioned Grand Bazaar Sep. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P44  1881

Contents:
Notice re. the Grand Bazaar Sep. 1881
Report on the Grand Bazaar Sep. 1881
Report on the re-opening services held in connection with the James-Street Congregational Chapel 21 Nov. 1881
List of the treasurer's receipts and payments from the James Street Bazaar 29 Sep. 1881
Report on the repairs and alterations made to the James Street Chapel 29 Oct. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P45  1881

Contents:
Notice re. Elswick Memorial Chapel Sunday School Anniversary Sermons 21 Aug. 1881
Leaflet containing information for delegates attending the Congregational Union Autumnal Session in Manchester Oct. 1881
Admission ticket belonging to W.H. Bowdler to the Autumnal Session of the Jubilee of the Congregational Union Oct. 1881
Invitation to a Soiree to be held at the Chorlton Road Congregational Church, Manchester 8 Oct. 1881
Report on a sermon preached at James-Street Chapel with special reference to Mr. I. Bunyan, formerly the superintendent of the Sunday School 9 Nov. 1881
Report on the annual Congregational tea meeting held in James-Street School 28 Dec. 1881
Notice re. events to be held in connection with the London Missionary Society, Preston Auxiliary 13 Nov. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P46  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the above events - services, and a public meeting, see DP 376/8/45. 19 Nov. 1881
Report on a bazaar held at Poulton Congregational Church to pay off a debt on the Minister's house 4 Jan. 1882
Report on the resignation of the Rev. I. Boseley, Minister at James-Street Chapel 19 Sep. 1883
Notice re. a sale to be held at the Congregational Chapel, Poulton-le-Fylde to pay off the debt on the Minister's house 28, 29 Dec. 1881
Report on the annual Meeting of the Blackburn Auxiliary of the British and Foreign Bible Society 21 Dec. 1881
Notice re. a concert to be held at the Methodist Free Church New School, Blackpool 29 Dec. 1881
Report on the above concert 4 Jan. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P47  1882-1883

Contents:
Report on a bazaar held in St. James's Hall, Manchester, in aid of the enlargement Fund of the Independent College, Whalley Range 2 May, 1882
Report on the annual church and congregational tea meeting held at the Baptist Chapel, Inskip 4 Jan. 1882
Report on the annual tea meeting at the Memorial Church, Elswick 4 Jan. 1882
Report on a Festival of the United Choirs of the Non-conformist Churches of Blackpool, held at the Winter Gardens 5 Jan. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P48  1882-1884

Contents:
'Book of Words' for the Musical Festival held in the Winter Gardens 2 Jan. 1883
Report on the annual tea party and meeting of the Union Chapel, Blackpool
Blackpool Gazette
Notice re. the Union Chapel annual tea meeting 19 Dec. 1882
Notice re. Kirkham subscription entertainments 4 Dec
Notice re. a concert and exhibition of waxworks to be held at the Wesham Lecture Hall, as part of the Kirkham subscription entertainments 9 Jan. 1884
Programme for the concert and exhibition of waxworks to be held at the Wesham Lecture Hall, as part of the Kirkham subscription entertainments 9 Jan. 1884
Report on a lecture; 'Cities and Sights of the Land of the West' - delivered in the Wesham School 12 Dec. 1884
Report on a performance of 'Perfection' given at the Lecture Hall, Wesham, as part of the series of Winter entertainments 12 Dec. 1884
Report on a runaway horse at Kirkham 12 Dec. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P49  1881

Contents:
A biographical sketch of Edmund Birley Esq., J.P., Guild Mayor of Preston, including an account of his ancestry, his education and his commercial and political careers
The Preston Herald 17 Dec. 1881

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P50  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the proclamation of the forthcoming Preston Guild 23 Aug. 1882
Menu for the Guild Mayor's Luncheon 5 Sep. 1882
Report on the Guild Mayor's intention to pay an official visit to the Parish Church 19 Nov. 1881
Invitation to W.H. Bowdler from the Mayor to attend a meeting at the Guild Hall prior to the visit to the Parish Church 10 Nov. 1881
Invitation to luncheon from the Guild Mayor to Mr. Bowdler Aug. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P51  1881-1882

Contents:
Report on the ceremonial procession of the Guild Mayor to the Parish Church. Also an article on Blackpool's contributions to the Guild
The Guardian 23 Nov. 1881
List of people who renewed their Freedom during the Guild. 1882
Report on the Guild Mayor's official visit to the Parish Church. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P52  1882

Contents:
Article on inhabitants of the area who remember former Preston Guilds. 1882
Report on proceedings at the Guild Court including the inauguration of the Guild Merchant followed by a procession to the Parish Church Sep. 1882
Report on the Guild Merchant 8 Sep. 1882
Report on the results of the bee show 9 Sep. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P53  1882

Contents:
Report on the Guild Mayor's luncheon, attended by the Duke of Cambridge
The Preston Herald 6 Sep. 1882
Report on a presentation made to the Guild Mayor by the Braichgoch Slate Company, of which the Mayor was Chairman 27 Oct. 1882
Drawing of Preston Old Market Place n.d. [c.1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P54  1882

Contents:
Report on death of Colonel Clifton, Lord of the Manor of Lytham. Aslo an account of his life and achievements, including his military and political careers, and improvements to Lytham for which he was responsible eg. the Cottage Hospital and Convalescent Home 13 May. 1882
Report on the Funeral of Colonel Clifton Apr. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P55  n.d., 1882

Contents:
2 Reports on the Funeral of Lord Justice Holker 13 May, 1882
Report on a concert given at Kirkham n.d. [c. 1882]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P56  1882

Contents:
Invitation to Edward Garlick Esq., J.P. from the Mayor to attend a meeting at the Guild Hall prior to the visit to the Parish Church 15 Nov. 1882
Letter from the Mayor of Blackpool requesting the presence of Alderman Henry Hall, J.P. at St. John's Church 21 Nov. 1882
2 Reports on the Mayor of Blackpool's official visit to St. John's Church 22 Nov. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P57  1883

Contents:
2 Reports on the death of the Rev. John Shepherd Birley, J.P., and an account of his life and achievements, including Membership of several committees eg. the General Finance Committee for the County Palatine 4 Jul. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P58  1882

Contents:
Report on a presentation made to Mr. Joseph Livesey the 'Father of teetotalism', on the occasion of his 88th birthday 8 Mar. 1882
Notice re. the annual Conference of the British Temperance League, to be held in the Lancaster Road Congregational Chapel, Preston Jul. 1882
Article on the formation and growth of the Temperance Reform Movement in Preston 1 Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P59  1882

Contents:
Notice re. the annual Conference of the British Temperance League and events connected with the League Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P60  1882

Contents:
Notice re. the Preston Band of Hope Demonstration 3 Jul. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P61  n.d

Contents:
Reports on the Band of Hope Demonstration

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P62  1882

Contents:
"Report on the visit of Mr. Joseph Livesey to the annual Conference of the British Temperance League Jul. 1882
Copy of an address voted to Mr. Livesey at the Preston Conference. List of delegates attending the Conference and three poems re. the Conference Jul. 1882
The British Temperance Advocate
Fac-simile of the First Teetotal Pledge drawn up and signed in England n.d. [c.1882]
Report on a visit made by delegates attending the Conference, to the Cockpit (an old meeting place in Stoneygate). The Cockpit was the scene of weekly temperance meetings n.d. [c.1882]
Report on the presentation of the address voted to Mr. Livesey at the Preston Conference. Also an article on Mr. Livesey, who drew up the First temperance pledge 2 Sep. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P63  1882

Contents:
Notice re. a Conference and public meeting to be held by the British Women's Temperance Association 24 Oct. 1882
Notice re. Meetings arranged by the Blackpool Gospel Temperance Mission Nov. 1882
Report on the annual tea party and public meeting held by the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society 1 Nov. 1882
2 Reports on a speech made by W.H. Bowdler re. temperance and liquor laws. Blackpool Gazette 24 Nov. 1882. Fleetwood Gazette 24 Nov. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P64  1882

Contents:
Invitation to W.H. Bowdler from Mr. Joseph Toulmin, a teetotaller, to a tea party for a number of Life Abstainers and other Friends of Teetotalism 9 Nov. 1882
Ticket for the above tea party 23 Nov. 1882
Report on a meeting of the Lancashire district of the United Kingdom Temperance and General Provident Institution
Salford Weekly News 21 Oct. 1882
Report on the above tea party 25 Nov. 1882
Notice re. the above tea party 23 Nov. 1882
Report on a meeting of the Committee of the Gospel Temperance Mission at Fleetwood
Blackpool Gazette 24 Nov. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P65  1882-1885

Contents:
Report on an Appeal case at Preston Quarter Sessions. The appeal was against the decision of the Magistrates of Over Darwen not to renew off licenses for the sale of beer to be consumed off the premises. The case was adjourned. Also reports on the cases of Oldham v. the Justices of Blackburn, Totels v. the Justices of Accrington, and an appeal by James Barnes against conviction 21 Oct. 1882
Reports on 3 trials - John Rourk, charged with stealing 2 pairs of boots; Albert John Bolton, charged with assault; Edward Marston, charged with stealing a watch and chain 21 Oct. 1882
Notice issued by the Fylde Union School Attendance Committee re. regulations respecting the education and employment of children between the ages of 5 and 14, Aug. 1884
Letter from W.H. Bowdler to a newspaper, on the above licensing question 28 Feb. 1883
Report on a case re. preferential claims which landlords made upon bankrupt estates, brought before the Manchester Chamber of Commerce 14 Feb. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P66  1882-1883

Contents:
Letter from Mr. W.H. Bowdler to the Home Secretary, Sir W.V. Harcourt on the licensing question 1882 (DP 376/8/P65)
Report on the above letter and an extract from it
Alliance News 10 Feb. 1883
Article on the licensing question and Mr. W.H. Bowdler's letter to the Home Secretary 1882
Article on the imminent alteration of the licensing laws and the possible effects upon such places as Blackpool. 1882
Article on Mr. W.H.'s Bowdler's letter to the Home Secretary, Blackpool Times 28 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P67  1882-1883

Contents:
Report on the Life Teetotallers' invitation tea party, (see DP 376/8/P64) held in the Corn Exchange Assembly Rooms, Preston
The British Temperance Advocate 1882
Report on a defence made of the existing licensing laws by Mr. Lawson Whittaker
Blackpool Gazette 16 Mar. 1883
Notice re. events to be held in connection with the Fleetwood Gospel Temperance Mission Jan. 1883
Report on two temperance meetings held at Kirkham 19 Sep. 1883
Report on an entertainment given at Wesham by the Sons of Temperance Nov. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P68  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting held to discuss the formation of a Coffee Tavern Company for Kirkham Sep. 1883
Report on 2 temperance meetings held at Kirkham, (See also DP 376/8/P67) 19 Sep. 1883
Report on the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society Annual Meeting 31 Oct. 1883
Report on an entertainment given at the Co-operative Hall, Kirkham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 10 Oct. 1883
Report on an entertainment given in connection with the Sons of Temperance 25 Jan. 1884
Report on an entertainment given at Wesham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 1 Feb. 1884
Report on the Opening of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern 13 Feb. 1884
Letter from the Secretary of the Preston Temperance Society to the Editor of the Herald, re. the 2 temperance meetings at Kirkham. (See DP 376/8/P68) 20 Sep. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P69  1883-1885

Contents:
Notice re. a meeting to be held in connection with the Copp Church Temperance Society 15 Oct. 1883
Report on an entertainment given at Wesham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 4 Feb. 1885
Report on a meeting of the Lancashire branch of the Temperance Life Assurance Society Oct. 1883
Report on an entertainment given at Wesham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 13 Feb. 1884
Report on a temperance meeting held at Kirkham, including a lecture by the Rev. Father Nugent of Liverpool 9 Feb. 1884
Reports (2) on entertainments given at Wesham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 9 Feb. 1884 and 5 Mar. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Sons of Temperance at Wesham 16 Feb. 1884
Report on the first annual tea party and entertainment held in connection with the Sons of Temperance 16 Jan. 1884
Report on the success of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern 13 Dec. 1884
Report on an entertainment given at Wesham in connection with the Sons of Temperance 13 Dec. 1884
Report on a lecture entitled 'John Bull and Teetotalism' delivered by the Rev. A. Scott of Sale, at Wesham 13 Dec. 1884
Report on the first annual Meeting of the local branch of the Sons of Temperance, at Wesham 13 Dec. 1884
Report on an entertainment given by the Sons of Temperance at Wesham Dec. 1883
Report on the annual tea party held in connection with the Sons of Temperance, at Wesham 21 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P70  1883-[1884]

Contents:
Extract from the 'Money' column of a newspaper - sums to be lent n.d. [c.1884]
Report on a visit to the Inman liner 'City of Rome'
Preston Chronicle n.d. [c.1884]
Two reports on a meeting of the gas consumers of Kirkham, held to discuss the quality and price of gas
Preston Chronicle 10 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P71  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on the meeting between the directors of the Gas Company and the deputation appointed at the above meeting
Preston Guardian 9 Mar. 1883
Report on the meeting held by the gas consumers of Kirkham to receive the report of the above deputation, and the decision taken at the meeting to try to bring about a reduction in the price of gas 14 Mar. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians held to discuss 'the Poulton tramp Nuisance', the Sunday Closing question, and to pass a vote of thanks to the Chairman 13 Apr. 1883
Report on the first interment in the Poulton New Cemetery 12 Dec. 1884
Report on a demonstration held at Kirkham in connection with the First annual gala of the Sons of Temperance n.d. [c.1883]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P72  1882-1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting held at Wesham to discuss the best method of sewage disposal for Medlar-with-Wesham 21 Nov. 1883
Report on an entertainment and meeting held at Kirkham in connection with the Kirkham branch of the Sons of Temperance 2 Apr. 1884
Invitation from the President of the Manchester Reform Club to Mr. W.H. Bowdler to a Soiree 25 Nov. 1882
Invitation from the President of the Manchester Reform Club to Mr. W.H. Bowdler to a Soiree 9 Jan. 1884
Report on the success of the Sons of Temperance Order at Kirkham and on the temperance demonstration at Kirkham (see DP 376/8/P71) 20 Aug. 1884
2 Reports on the annual demonstration held by the Rechabites at Freckleton 10 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P73  1882-1884

Contents:
2 Reports on the death of Mr. Kemp, J.P. formerly the confidential agent of the Rossall estates
Fleetwood Chronicle 16 Mar. 1883
Report on the Funeral of the late Mr. Kemp J.P
Fleetwood Chronicle 22 Mar. 1883
Report on a special reference to Mr. Kemp made by the Rev. James Pearson in St. Peter's Parish Church
Fleetwood Chronicle 22 Mar. 1883
Report on mention made of Mr. Kemp, who was formerly a Magistrate, at Kirkham fortnightly sessions
Preston Herald 21 Mar. 1882
Extract re. the late Rev. J.S. Birley from the County Treasurer's report 8 Sep. 1883
Report on the list of county magistrates, recently published 8 Sep. 1883
Report on the death of Mr. William Evans and an account of his life and achievements eg. he was one of the proprietors of both the Guardian Printing Works and of the Manchester Evening News 1883
Report on the Funeral of Mr. Evans 6 Sep. 1883
Report on the death of the Rev. J.W. Birley 8 Feb. 1884
Report on the Funeral of the Rev. J.W. Birley 13 Feb. 1884
Letter from Mr. W.H. Bowdler to the Editor of the Blackpool Gazette re. drunkenness in Kirkham 5 Sep. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P74  1883-1884

Contents:
Notice re. the first Kirkham Winter Entertainment of the season 11 Oct. 1883
Notice re. a Kirkham Winter Entertainment 22 Nov. 1883
Report on an entertainment given at Kirkham 13 Oct. 1883
Report on a Kirkham Winter Entertainment 16 Feb. 1884
Article re. Mr. Bowdler's letter to the editor of the Blackpool Gazette
Blackpool Times 3 Sep. 1884
Letter from Mr. W.H. Bowdler to the Editor of the Blackpool Times re. drunkenness in Kirkham 28 Aug. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P75  1883-1884

Contents:
Letter from the Town Clerk of Blackpool on behalf of the Mayor inviting the recipient to Divine Service at St. John's Parish Church 15 Nov. 1883
2 Reports on the Mayor's attendance at St. John's Parish Church 23 Nov. 1883
Report on the Preston Band of Hope Union Festival 23 Oct. 1884
2 Reports on the annual tea party and meeting of the Preston Band of Hope Union 8 Nov. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P76  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on the President of the Reform Club's Soiree 7 Nov. 1883
Invitation from H.E. Sowerbutts (the President of the Reform Club) to Mr. W.H. Bowdler to the above Soiree 6 Nov. 1883
Menu and programme for the above Soiree 6 Nov. 1883
Report on a lecture given by Mr. R.C. Richards to members of the Manchester Junior Reform Club 11 Feb. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P77  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on a lecture given by Mr. P.C. Richards, Secretary of the National Reform Union, Manchester at the Liberal Club, Nelson. The subject of the lecture was the Borough and County Franchise n.d. [c.1883]
Notice re. an extract from the Kendal Mercury and Times about a large turnip grown by Mr. William Close of Crosby 19 Jan. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board, dealing especially with the proposal that the Managers of Parish Church Schools should close their elementary school and open a higher grade school in its place 27 Sep. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board, again dealing with the higher grade School scheme 5 Nov. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P78  1883

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board 3 Feb. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board 28 Jul. 1883
Report on a Liberal Soiree held at the Prince of Wales Theatre 4 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P79  1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 16 Jan. 1884
Notice re. the Blackpool Liberal Association Soiree 22 Jan. 1884
Report on the Forthcoming Blackpool Liberal Association Soiree 16 Jan. 1884
Part of a report on Mr. W.H. Bowdler's speech at the Forthcoming Blackpool Liberal Association Soiree 25 Jan. 1884
Report on a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association held re. the extension of the Franchise 9 Apr. 1884
Report on the Blackpool Liberal Association Soiree 23 Jan. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P80  1884-1885

Contents:
2 Reports on the Blackpool Liberal Association Soiree
Blackpool Herald 25 Jan. 1884
Fleetwood Chronicle 1884
Report on the meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association held re. the extension of the Franchise (see also DP 376/8/P79) 25 Apr. 1884
Report on a presentation made to Mr. M. G. Wilde, Secretary of the Blackpool Liberal Club by the Liberals of Blackpool 24 Jan. 1884
Report on a speech made by Mr. W.H. Bowdler at the above presentation 24 Jul. 1884
Report on a Liberal demonstration re. the extension of the Franchise held at Blackpool 15 Oct. 1884
Report on Dr. Grosart of Blackburn, who was created D.D. of the University of St. Andrew's 7 Feb. 1885
Report on two meetings held by the Garstang Liberal Association in support of the Government and the Franchise Bill 15 Nov. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P81  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on a public meeting held at Kirkham to discuss the building of a wall by the Fylde Water Works Company
The wall was being built several feet beyond the legal limit, Lancashire Advertiser 1 Dec. 1883
Report on the question of the wall being built by the Fylde Water Works Company, including Mr. W.H. Bowdler's opinion on the subject 19 Dec. 1883
Report on a further public meeting held to discuss the wall, (continued on DP 376/8/P82) 16 Feb. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P82  1882 - 1884

Contents:
Continuation of a public meeting to discuss the wall 16 Feb. 1884
Article criticising the action of the Fylde Water Works Company 16 Feb. 1884
A letter sent from Lord Wolseley to the children of Woodville National School on the occasion of the children's entertainment 13 Dec. 1882
Report on a meeting of the rate-payers of Medlar-with-Wesham re. the sewerage scheme. (See DP 376/8/P72) 26 Nov. 1884
Report on a meeting of the committee of the Rural Sanitary Authority Aug. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P83  1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting held re. the Newton Charity (a charity supporting a school at Newton) by the School Attendance Committee at Kirkham 20 Jul. 1884
Article re. Newton School 1 Aug. 1884
Letter to the Editor of the Herald re. Newton School 23 Aug. 1884
Report on a discussion of Newton School at a meeting of the School Attendance Committee 13 Sep. 1884
Letter to the Editor of the Herald re. Mr. Hodgson's speech on Newton School at the School Attendance Committee 27 Sep. 1884
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. Mr. Hodgson's speech on Newton School 27 Sep. 1884
Comment re. the above letters, Newton School, and the School Attendance Committee 17 Sep. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 27 Sep. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 7 Dec. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P84  1884-1885

Contents:
Report on two meetings connected with the Garstang Liberal Association held as a protest against the action of the House of Lords in regard to the Franchise Bill 15 Nov. 1884
A further report on the above meetings 19 Nov. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Leyland and Farington Liberal Club, Preston Guardian 17 Dec. 1884
Report on a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association
Report on a lecture - 'The commercial aspects of the land question' - delivered by Mr. R.C. Richards at Longridge 24 May. 1884
Report on the marriage of the Rev. H.W. Smith and Miss Bliss at Blackpool 6 Feb. 1885

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P85  1880 - 1884

Contents:
Report on a public meeting held at Wesham to protest against the closing of a public road by the Preston and Wyre Railway Company 4 Dec. 1880
Report on a meeting of ratepayers in Kirkham held to protest against the proposed acquisition of a public footpath by the lessees of the Preston and Wyre Railway Company 24 Dec. 1880
Report on the annual meeting of ratepayers at Kirkham. A Committee was formed to petition the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company to improve Kirkham Station 26 Mar. 1881
Report on a meeting held re. the above petition 23 Jul. 1881
Report on the presentation of the petition to the directors of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company 30 Sep. 1881
Report on a township meeting held at Kirkham. Points raised at the meeting incouded the level crossing and suggested improvements at Kirkham Railway Station 26 Mar. 1881
Report on the withdrawal of a clause in a bill which would have rendered foot passengers crossing the railway line at Kirkham liable to a Fine 16 Mar. 1881
Report on a petition drawn up in favour of the bill for the abolition of the level crossing at Kirkham Railway Station 20 Feb. 1884

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P86  1884

Contents:
Report on the progress of the Lancashire and Yorkshire and London and North Western (Preston and Wyre) Railway Bill before a Select Committee of the House of Commons 9 May, 1884
Report on the intention of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company to apply for leave to bring in a Bill for several (stated) purposes 14 Nov. 1884
Report on a meeting of a joint committee, representing the North Lancashire Conservative and Liberal Registration Associations, held to discuss the visit of the Boundary Commissioners under the Redistribution of Seats Bill to the area 13 Dec. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 20 Dec. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Executive Committee appointed by representatives of the North Lancashire Conservative and Liberal Registration Associations n.d. [c. 1884]
Report on a meeting held in Blackpool re. the Redistribution Bill 24 Dec. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Executive Committee held to consider the proposals for partitioning North Lancashire into four electoral divisions n.d. [c. 1884]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P87  1881 - 1882

Contents:
Guide to the Grand Bazaar and Fancy Fair to be held in the Free Trade Hall, Manchester May. 1881
Ticket for the above Grand Bazaar and Fancy Fair May. 1881
Report on an inquiry held at Lancaster to give people an opportunity to object to the constitution of the divisions of North Lancashire as proposed in the schedule of the Commissioners
Report on a meeting held to discuss the proposed new divisions of North Lancashire
Notice given by direction of the Board of Charity Commissioners for England and Wales re. the branch of the Charity Commission Founded by the will of William Grimbaldson M.D. 28 Aug. 1882

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P88  1883

Contents:
Notice re. a series of religious services to be held in the Zion Chapel, Kirkham Nov. 1883
Notice re. a Musical Festival arranged by the Committee from the Noncomformist Sunday Schools in Blackpool 2 Jan. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P89  1867-1884

Contents:
Two cards issued by the Science and Art Dept. of the Committee of Council on Education re. Elizabeth A. Richards' success in two exercises of the Second Grade Drawing Examination 17 May. 1867; 6 May, 1868
Report on the owner's intention to auction Mowbreck Hall, near Preston Oct. 1884
Report on Mr. Robert Cross' intention to auction a house at Kirkham Jul. 1882
Report on Mr. R. Catterall's intention to sell four houses at Kirkham n.d. [c. 1883]
Article re. Mr. T. Wade, a Lancashire artist 26 May, 1883
Report re. an article in 'The Science Monthly' about Professor E. Frankland, who was born in Churchtown, near Lancaster n.d. [c. 1880]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P90  1878 - 1885

Contents:
Letter written on Eagle Chemical Works paper 13 Mar. 1878
Report on the wedding of William Woods, son of cotton manufacturer Joseph Woods, and Emily, daughter of George Whittle, cotton manufacturer n.d. [c. 1880]
Report on the connection by telephone of Mr. Sowerbutt's residence, Ribblesdale House, with his mill at Freckleton 9 Jun. 1882
Notice re. the auction of several plots of land and three shops by Mr. Robert Cross Mar. 1883
Report on the auction of several lots of cottage and other property by Mr. Jas. Threlfall 21 Jan. 1885
Report on the death of Mr. Ralph Milner, surgeon, of Salford 21 Jul. 1882
Report on a meeting of the weavers of the Kirkham district held to consider in what manner they could support the weavers on strike at Ashton 22 Sep. 1883
Report on the death of Mr. James Thomson J.P., of Wray. Also an account of his life and achievements, including his political career n.d. [c. 1884]
Report on a meeting of the Lytham Band of Hope and Temperance Society 27 Oct. 1883

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P91  1878 - 1883

Contents:
Article re. trade and resources of the Ribble Valley, in particular Walton, Leyland, Chorley, Longridge, and Kirkham 12 May, 1883
Article re. the punishment of a vagabond at Preston in 1764
Report on the Strike in the cotton industry of North Lancashire 13 May. 1878
Statistics re. Cotton Factories in Lancashire 22 Oct. 1879
Statistics re. spinning and weaving in Preston n.d. [c. 1879]

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P92  1878

Contents:
Illustrated article re. the strike in the cotton industry of North Lancashire
Supplement to the Industrial London News 25 May. 1878

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P93  1874 - 1877

Contents:
A poem, read at a tea meeting held by 'The Pride of the Fylde' Lodge of Good Templars, at Kirkham 28 Feb. 1874
Report on the death of the Rev. Dr. Henry Gale, rector of Garsdon. Also an account of his life and achievements Aug. 1877

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P94  1875

Contents:
Document authorising W.H. Bowdler to act as District Superintendent of Juvenile Temples in the district of North Lancashire. 25 Aug. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P95  1874

Contents:
Document authorising W.H. Bowdler to act as 'Visiting' Special Deputy Grand Worthy Chief Templar in the district of North Lancashire 16 Sep. 1874

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P96  1875

Contents:
Document authorising W.H. Bowdler to act as Deputy Grand Worthy Chief Templar for 'The Pride of the Fylde' (see DP 376/8/P93) 26 Jul. 1875

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P97  1877

Contents:
Document authorising W.H. Bowdler to act as Honorary Deputy Grand Worthy Chief Templar 5 Jun. 1877
Summary of contents of the Scrapbook

Press cuttings and Miscellaneous  DP 376/8/P98  1878

Contents:
Illustrated Report on the Funeral of Mrs. John Bright at Rochdale
The Illustrated London News 25 May. 1878

Miscellaneous local interest  DP 376/9  [n.d.]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P1  1880-1888

Contents:
A summary of contents of the scrapbook 1880-1888
Notice re. Blue Ribbon Meetings to be held in connection with the Committee of the Preston Temperance Society Jan. 1884
Notice re. a Liberal demonstration to be held in the Palatine Hall, Lancaster 3 Feb. 1883
Notice re. two meetings to be held in connection with the Garstang Liberal Association, in support of the County Franchise Demonstration 13 Nov. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P2  1880

Contents:
Report on the Liberal demonstration held in the Palatine Hall, Lancaster (see DP 376/9/P1). Lord Edward Cavendish M.P. was the Chairman, and the Franchise, and redistribution of seats were discussed 10 Feb. 1880

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P3  1878-1885

Contents:
Newspaper cutting of a letter written by W.H. Bowdler to the Home Secretary, Sir W.V. Harcourt, re. licensing legislation 1882
List of large Policyholders for the North of England in the United Kingdom Temperance and General Provident Institution 1884
Notices from a newspaper re. the marriages of William Slater Boddington and Mary Walker, and W.H. Bowdler to Elizabeth Ann Richards 1 Feb. 1878
Leaflet re. a tea party and entertainment held at Wesham by the Zion Chapel Sunday School Band of Hope 11 Apr. 1885
Notice re. the annual Sunday School sermons to be preached at Zion Chapel, Kirkham, on 23 Aug. 1885
Report on the above tea party and entertainment held at Wesham 15 Apr. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P4  1885

Contents:
Several cuttings entitled 'Our Local Page' from leaflets printed in Kirkham for Marsden Street Chapel Feb. 1885, May 1885; Jul. 1885; Aug. 1885
Report on the annual Sunday School Sermons preached at Zion Chapel, Kirkham (see DP 376/9/P3) 26 Aug. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P5  1885-1886

Contents:
Report on the death and funeral of Mr. J.R. Richards. Also an account of his life and achievements eg. he was a Member of Kirkham Local Board, a governor of the Grammar School, and a partner in the cotton spinning firm of Richards, Bowdler, and Co. 23 Jan. 1885
Report on the Funeral of Mr. J.R. Richards 21 Jan. 1885
Report on the annual meeting of the governors of Kirkham Grammar School 1 Feb. 1885
Account of the life and achievements of the late Rev. G.C. Catterall, formerly the owner of an estate near Poulton-le-Fylde 25 Feb. 1886
Notice from a newspaper re. the marriage of James Dunsmure and Caroline Margaret Birley, daughter of Edmund Birley 5 Dec. 1885
Report on the death of Mr. Joseph Clayton, engineer and ironfounder, owner of the Soho Foundry 5 Dec. 1885
Report on the Funeral of Mr. Joseph Clayton
Report on the death and funeral of Mr. George Rogerson of Kirkham, a veterinary surgeon 13 Mar. 1886
Report on a case at Manchester Assizes whereby Robert Catterall, seed merchant, Kirkham, sued Daniel Fletcher to recover £69 for seeds sold to the defendant 22 May. 1886
Report on the 'wanton destruction' of a marble cross over J.R. Richards' tomb 14 Aug. 1886
Report on the death of Mrs. Dunsmure, recently married to Dr. Dunsmure 23 Oct. 1886
Notices from a newspaper re. the birth of Mr. and Mrs. Dunsmure's daughter and the death of Mrs. Dunsmure Oct. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P6  1884 - 1886

Contents:
Newspaper cutting with five articles under the heading 'Kirkham' - report on a sermon preached by the Rev. Winstanley at Manchester Cathedral; report on the death of the Bishop of Manchester; report on a tea party and entertainment held by the Sons of Temperance at Wesham; report on the Finances of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Co.; report on the marriage of William Wright Shaw of Kirkham and Miss Hunt
Report on plans for the new railway station for Kirkham 19 Mar. 1884
Report on the newly-elected Chairman of the Lancashire Congregational Union, the Rev. James Wayman 19 Mar. 1884
Report on the future of the Fylde Dairy, built by the late R.C. Richards 12 May. 1886
Report on the return from their honeymoon of the Rev. H.W. Mason, Vicar of Kirkham, and his wife 31 Mar. 1886
Report on a presentation made to the Rev. H.W. Mason by the teachers of the Parish Church Sunday Schools on the occasion of his marriage 31 Mar. 1886
Report on a snowfall in and around Kirkham 5 Mar. 1886
Report on a sale of work held at Wesham in connection with Zion Chapel, Kirkham 21 Apr. 1886
Report on a presentation made by the Sons of Temperance to Mr. Porter, manager of the Kirkham Gas Co. 28 May, 1886
Report on an auction of books, household appointments, and other effects belonging to the late Rev. R.Moore to be held 10-12 Jun. 1886; also a report on the auction of several houses in Kirkham by Mr. Robert Cross on 24 Jun. 1886
Newspaper cutting with four articles under the heading 'Kirkham' - report on the commencement of work on the new railway station at Kirkham; report on the desire of Conservatives in Kirkham to open a Primrose League; report on Mr. R.C. Richards' intention to become a candidate for the Rossendale division in opposition to Lord Hartington; report on the sale of property belonging to Mr. R. Cross 2 Jul. 1886
Report on the prize-giving at Kirkham Grammar School 4 Aug. 1886
Report on the formation of a Liberal association in Kirkham 8 Sep. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P7  1885

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. James Thomson J.P., of Wray, formerly a worker for the Liberal cause, magistrate, and Chairman of the Lunesdale Board of Guardians Feb. 1885
Report on a meeting of the North Lancashire Liberal Registration Association 30 Jan. 1885
Report on the meeting of the Lancaster Reform Club 7 Feb. 1885
Article on the late James Thomson J.P. 30 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P8  1884-1885

Contents:
Report on annual Christmas concert given by scholars attending Kirkham Grammar School 24 Dec. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board re. a conflict with J.C. Webb, Vicar of St. Andrew's, Livesey over St. Andrew's School, and the proposed extension of Moss Street School Feb. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P9  1884-1885

Contents:
Report on Kirkham Grammar School Prize Day 11 Aug. 1885
Report on success of William Brown, a pupil of Kirkham Grammar School, in the Oxford local examination
Report on a presentation made by Mr. Benjamin Stuttard of a testimonial on his leaving the Grammar School, Kirkham
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian from Alfred B. Beaven re. a personal attack made upon Mr. Beaven by the Rev.W.S. Matthews at the Kirkham Grammar School prizegiving 6 Aug. 1885
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board 1 Mar. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P10  1885

Contents:
Report on the Boundary Commissioners' report dealing with North Lancashire Boundaries 24 Feb. 1885
Report on a meeting of the Council of the Liberal Association for the Darwen Division, held at Blackburn May. 1885
Two Reports on the commencement of Preston Quarter Sessions Apr. 1885
Two Reports on a meeting held at Blackpool to consider the advisability of forming a Liberal Association in the Blackpool Parliamentary Division 10 May. 1885; 11 May. 1885
Report on a meeting of Liberal supporters, at Kirkham, held for the purpose of electing a number of representative Liberals on the Council of the Blackpool division Jun. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P11  1885

Contents:
Two Reports on a meeting of the Liberal Council for the Blackpool Parliamentary Division 24 Jun. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P12  1880-1885

Contents:
Report on the decision of local Liberals that the division of Blackpool was to be contested 26 Jun. 1885
Article re. Colonel Stanley, Colonial Secretary and brother of the Earl of Derby 26 Jun. 1885
Report on re-arrangement of polling districts in the Blackpool and Chorley Parliamentary Divisions 24 Jun. 1885
Report on the first meeting of the Council of the Liberal Association for the Blackpool Parliamentary Division, including the decision made to contest the seat 26 Jun. 1885
Report on the visit of the Chancellor of the Exchequer (H.C.E. Childers) and John Bright M.P. to Gawthorpe Hall, near Burnley Dec. 1880
Report on a meeting to appoint Conservative officers for the Kirkham division of the Blackpool district n.d. [c.1885]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P13  4 Jul. 1885

Contents:
Report on Preston Quarter Sessions

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P14  [c.1884]-[c.1885]

Contents:
Report on a Liberal meeting held at Blackpool to discuss the attitude of the House of Lords to the extension of the Franchise n.d. [c.1884]
Report on a meeting held at Longridge as part of Mr. J.G. Potter's electoral campaign n.d. [c.1885]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P15  1883-1886

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority, re. the Local Government model bye-laws for Poulton, Freckleton, Bispham, and Wesham 30 Aug. 1884
Report on a further meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority re. the Local Government model bye-laws 27 Sept. 1884
Two Reports on a meeting between a deputation of ratepayers and the Rural Sanitry Authority, re. the sewerage system of Medlar-with-Wesham Mar. 1883; 24 Nov. 1883
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board 10 Nov. 1883
Report on conflict between Mr. Bradley and Mr. W.S. Hodgson re. the Wesham sewerage matter Oct. 1884
Report on mention made at the opening of Blackpool Police Court by the Chairman (E.Birley,Esq.) to the late Mr. T. Hoyle J.P., a former member of the Bench. 5 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P16  1885

Contents:
Report on a case brought before the Magistrate re. two members of the Blackpool branch of the Salvation Army who committed a breach of the peace 26 Jun. 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper re. violence in Blackpool 16 Jul. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P17  1885

Contents:
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper from W.H.Bowdler re. the prosecution of the two Salvation Army members at Blackpool Jun. 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper from a tradesman re. Mr. Bowdler's letter above 1 Jul. 1885
Comment on Mr, Bowdler's letter re. the Salvation Army prosecutions [1885]
Article re. the Salvation Army prosecutions [1885]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P18  1885

Contents:
Two Articles re. the Salvation Army prosecutions [1885]
Report on the presentation at Preston Quarter Sessions of the report of the special committee appointed to consider the arrangements of the new polling districts under the Redistribution of Seats Bill Jul. 1885
Report on the imprisonment of the two Salvation Army members. Also correspondence between Mr. W.H. Bowdler and Mr. W.J. Dickson re. the Salvation Army prosecution Jul. 1885
Comment on the published correspondence between Mr. Bowdler and Mr. Dickson 8 Jul. 1885
Letter written to the Editor of a newspaper in defence of the Salvation Army 3 Jul. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P19  1885

Contents:
Two reports on Kirkham Club Day 4 Jul. 1885
Report on the success of Mr. G. Gartside Mayor of Kirkham in the examination for the higher degree of Fellow of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons n.d. [c.1885]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P20  1884 - [c.1887]

Contents:
Report on an investigation to be held by the Fylde School Attendance Committee into Newton Blue School 11 Feb. 1884
Report on the above investigation held by Mr. Durnford, assistant commissioner 20 Feb. 1885
Report on Mr. Durnford's meeting with the Fylde School Attendance Committee, following his visit to Newton Blue School Feb. 1885
Report on the annual meeting of the ratepayers of Wesham Apr. 1885
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians at Kirkham 27 Mar. 1885
Newspaper article giving notice that a copy of the proposed By-Laws with respect to new streets and buildings within the Rural Sanitary District of the Fylde Union, was deposited for public inspection at Kirkham 12 Jun. 1885
Newspaper notice re. tenders for the erection of New Station at Kirkham 14 Oct. 1886
Article re. the development of the Fylde Union 21 Mar. 1885
Letter to the Editor of the Manchester Guardian containing the Peace Society's adaptation of the National Anthem n.d. [c.1887]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P21  1885

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 24 Apr. 1885
Report on a Meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Jun. 1885
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board Sep. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P22  1885-1887

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 31 Aug. 1885
Report on the Fylde Union Workhouse's annual outing to Blackpool 1 Oct. 1887
Report on two minor cases brought before W.H.Bowdler at the Kirkham Police Station 1 Oct. 1887
Report on special services conducted at Kirkham in aid of the mission and schools 1 Oct. 1887
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board, especially re. the flowing of sewage into the brook at Dow Bridge 10 Oct. 1885
Report on a meeting of the ratepayers of Medlar-with-Wesham held to consider the problem of the flowing of sewage into the brook at Dow Bridge 10 Oct. 1885
Report on the prosecution for theft at Preston Quarter Sessions of three schoolboys 18 Feb. 1887
Report on a vestry meeting held at Kirkham Parish Church 18 Feb. 1887
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Union Rural Sanitary Authority including a discussion on the problem of the Flowing of sewage into the brook at Dow Bridge 24 Oct. 1885
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board including a discussion on the Dow Bridge sewage problem 6 Feb. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P23  1884

Contents:
Report on the annual licensing sessions for the Kirkham Division held at Blackpool 21 Aug. 1884
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian from W.H. Bowdler re. the question of intemperance at Kirkham, as raised at the annual licensing sessions at Blackpool 28 Aug. 1884
Report on Mr. Edmund Birley's views on the present licensing law n.d. [c.1884]
Article re. drunkenness in the Fylde n.d. [c.1884]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P24  1884-1885

Contents:
Two Reports on the annual licensing sessions for the Kirkham Division held at Blackpool 1885; 26 Aug. 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper re. remarks made by the Chairman of the licensing sessions on the prevalent intemperance at Kirkham 28 Aug. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P25  1885-1887

Contents:
Report on a Salvation Army demonstration attended by the two members who were imprisoned at Preston for committing a breach of the peace. (See p. 16), Fleetwood Chronicle 10 Jul.1885
Three articles criticising Sunday trading, especially re. Blackpool 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper re. Sunday trading 17 Aug. 1885
Copy of an address presented to the Rev. M.J. McCarthy on the occasion of his removal to Little Crosby Jul. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P26  1886

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 13 Feb. 1886
Report on the necessity for a method of improving the sewerage of Kirkham and Wesham 13 Feb. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board held to consider the scheme devised for the drainage of land at Wesham 13 Feb. 1886
Report on the work accomplished by the Fylde Union and the Rural Sanitary Authority 5 Feb. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board including a discussion of the proposed new sewerage scheme at Wesham 6 Mar. 1886
Newspaper notice re. tenders for the construction of a viaduct and approaches over the railway at Kirkham 27 May 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P27  1883-1886

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Apr. 1883
Results of the election of guardians for the Fylde Union n.d. [c.1883]
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 24 Nov. 1883
Report on the discussion of habitual drunkards which took place at a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 1 Dec. 1883
Report on the work of a committee appointed to consider the question of poor relief in the Fylde n.d. [c.1884]
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, including a discussion re. relief in the Poulton district 13 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P28  1886

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians, including a discussion re. relief in the Poulton district 13 Mar. 1886
Report on a forthcoming election of members for the Kirkham Local Board 24 Mar. 1886
Report on a meeting of the ratepayers of Medlar-with-Wesham 24 Mar. 1886
Article re. attendance of members at meetings of the Fylde Board of Guardians 26 Mar. 1886
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board n.d. [c.1886]
Report on a meeting of the ratepayers of Kirkham 26 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P29  1886

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 26 Mar. 1886
Report on a meeting of Kirkham Local Board held to consider a plan prepared for the sewerage of Kirkham and Wesham 13 May. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 24 Apr. 1886
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee, Mr. W.H. Bowdler presiding n.d. [c.1886]
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 8 May, 1886
Report on a meeting of the Rural Sanitary Authority including a discussion of the Wesham sewage scheme 8 May. 1886
Three Reports on the amended Wesham Sewage scheme 14 May. 1886; 28 May. 1886; 24 May. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P30  1885

Contents:
Report on Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope Union's Autumnal Conference held at Preston
The Preston Guardian 30 Sep. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P31  1885-1886

Contents:
Letter written in Lancashire dialect to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. the Lancashire and Cheshire Band of Hope Union Conference 23 Sep. 1885
Report on the Sons of Temperance Liberty Division Gala held at Kirkham 27 Sep. 1885
Reports on a tea party held by the Sons of Temperance Liberty Division to celebrate the inauguration of the Cadets of Temperance 30 Oct. 1885
Report on a tea meeting and entertainment held in connection with the Zion Chapel Sunday School Band of Hope 19 Mar. 1886
Report on the death of the Rev. Samuel Clarkson. Also an account of his life and achievements eg. in his capacity as the Pastor of Lytham Congregational Church he was instrumental in having several schools built 21 Oct. 1886
Report on a meeting of the licensed victuallers and beerhouse-keepers of Southport and Birkdale held to discuss a speech made by Mr. T.T. Cockshott, the leader of the Conservative party at Southport 1885
Newspaper notice re. the Fylde District Band of Hope and Temperance Union Grand Inaugural Festival to be held at Blackpool 24 Mar. 1886
Report on the Temperance Union Grand Inaugural Festival to be held at Blackpool [Mar. 1886]
Report on a conversazione held at James-Street Congregational Church 30 Oct. 1886
Notice re. a public lecture to be delivered in Kirkham by the Rev. Jas. Wayman on the subject "Ireland since the Act of Union; a plea for Home Rule" 28 Oct. 1886
Report on a meeting of the newly created Freckleton Polling District Liberal Association 30 Oct. 1886
Two Reports on the lecture entitled "Ireland since the Act of Union; a plea for Home Rule", delivered at Kirkham 30 Oct. 1886. 1 Nov. 1886
Report on the Burnley Band of Hope Union Festival 24 Nov. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P32  1883-1884

Contents:
Notice re. two temperance meetings to be held in Kirkham under the auspices of the Preston Temperance Society 16 Sep. 1883
Notice re. a tea party to be held in connection with the Sons of Temperance in the Wesham Lecture Room 12 Jan. 1884
Notice re. a temperance entertainment to be given in connection with the Sons of Temperance in the Wesham Lecture Hall 29 Mar. 1884
Notice re. a tea party and entertainment to be held in connection with the Sons of Temperance in the Wesham Lecture Hall 3 May, 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P33  1883-1885

Contents:
Leaflet re. Kearne, Richards and Co., Manure manufacturers at St. Helens Junction 1883
Leaflet re. the annual meeting of the British and Foreign Bible Society 7 May. 1884
Leaflet re. the Leyland and Farington Liberal Club Social Gathering 13 Dec. 1884
Leaflet re. a tea party and entertainment to be held in connection with the Sons of Temperance in the Lecture Hall, Wesham 17 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P34  1885-1886

Contents:
Notice re. Temperance addresses to be delivered in Kirkham n.d. [c.1885]
Notice re. a Sons of Temperance entertainment to be held in the Lecture Hall, Wesham 28 Mar. 1885
Notice re. a Sons of Temperance tea party and entertainment to be held in the Wesham Lecture Room 20 Feb. 1886
Leaflet re. "a Service of Song entitled 'Elisha'" to be given in connection with the Wesleyan Chapel, Kirkham 11 Oct. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P35  1881-1886

Contents:
Report on the annual licensing meeting of the justices for the Kirkham division, held at Blackpool 21 Aug. 1881
Report on an appeal against a Brewster Sessions decision not to renew the license of the Swan Inn, Kirkham 3 Dec. 1881
Report on a meeting of the General Council of the Kirkham Polling District Liberal Association 20 Nov. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P36  1882-1886

Contents:
Report on the annual licensing meeting for the Kirkham division, held at Blackpool
Fleetwood Chronicle 25 Aug. 1882
Report on a lecture on 'Liberalism' by Mr. Clegg of Poulton given at the Lecture Room, Poulton 19 Mar. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P37  1883-1886

Contents:
Report on the annual licensing session for the Kirkham petty sessional division, held at Blackpool Police Court, Fleetwood Chronicle 13 Aug. 1883
Notice re. a Grand Concert to be held in the Lecture Room, Wesham, in aid of the fund for the erection of New Schools of St. Joseph's. Wesham Cross 14 Dec. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P38  1886-1887

Contents:
Report on the annual brewster sessions of the Kirkham division of police, held at Blackpool Aug. 1886
Report on the adjourned annual brewster sessions of the Kirkham division of police, held at Blackpool 24 Sep. 1886
Report on the death of a former councillor, Mr. Joseph Harrison of Blackpool 27 Feb. 1888
Report on several cases brought before Blackpool Police Court 8 Sep. 1886
Report on Fleetwood Petty Sessions 8 Sep. 1886
Report on the auction of the 'Soho Foundry' (Engineering Works) to be held at Preston 24 Nov. 1886
Report on a harvest festival held at St. John's, Lund Aug. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P39  1880-1888

Contents:
Report on the Kirkham and Blackpool brewster sessions, held at Blackpool Court House Aug. 1887
Article re. the Blackpool brewster sessions 26 Aug. 1887
Report on negotiations between the Watch Committee of the Blackpool Corporation and the County Justices with reference to the purchase of leasing of the police offices in Abingdon St. and South Shore 1 Jul. 1887
Report on the Annual General Session for the County Palatine, held at Preston 1 Jul. 1887
Report on the termination of the Rev. J.Rawlinson's pastorate of Knott Mill Congregational Church
Report on the death of Mr. Thomas Whiteside, a Kirkham book-keeper 7 Mar. 1888
Programme for a Grand Entertainment given at the Kirkham Parish Church Sunday School Dec. 1887
Report on the retirement of Mr. John Sanderson after working for 43 years as an engine driver for the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company 13 Jan. 1888
Report on an entertainment given in the National School, Kirkham by the Scholars 31 Dec. 1880
Report on a tea party and dance held at Kirkham by members of the Parish Church 31 Dec. 1880
Report on a Christmas ball held at the Co-operative Hall, Kirkham 31 Dec. 1880
Report on a Carol Service held in the Parish Church, Kirkham 31 Dec. 1880
Report on a meeting held at the Kirkham Savings Bank and attended by trustees and managers of the bank Dec. 1881
Report on the Rev. C.H. Spurgeon's 2,000th sermon 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P40  1881-1888

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. Samuel Hope, a teetotaller and Member of the Society of Friends from Fleetwood 14 Jan. 1888
Newspaper advertisement for 'Old Walker's Claughton Oils' for burns, scalds, cuts etc 11 Feb. 1888
Newspaper advertisement re. tenders for the widening of a portion of the Preston and Wyre Railway 16 Feb. 1888
Report on the sermon preached by Dr. Moorhouse, Bishop of Manchester, at Wrea Green Church Feb. 1888
Report on a lecture given by Sir Robert S. Ball on 'The Solar System and the Stars' Feb. 1888
Report on an end-of-term concert held at Kirkham Grammar School 21 Dec. 1887
Report on the death of Mr. Toulmin J.P., senior member pf the firm George Toulmin and Sons, proprietors of The Preston Guardian and the Lancashire Evening Post n.d. [c.1887]
Report on the death of Mr. John Gratrix an ironfounder and member of the Temperance Society, from Preston 24 Dec. 1887
Report on a ball given at Blackpool by the Mayor Feb. 1888
Report on the death of the Baroness Grey de Ruthyn of Warton Hall, Lytham 16 Dec. 1887
Report on the death of Mr. John Kingsley, a former active supporter of the Liberal party 1 Feb. 1888
Report on Black Bess, a Shire mare owned by Mr. T.H. Miller of Singleton Park, Poulton-le-Fylde 21 Dec. 1881
Report on the annual Christmas Fat Cattle Show and Sale, held at Kirkham 7 Dec. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P41  1886

Contents:
Report on a discussion of the Wesham sewerage scheme by the Rural Sanitary Authority 5 Jun. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board, dealing with the widening of Marsden Street, the spread of smallpox in Orders Lane, and the Wesham sewerage scheme 7 Aug. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Medlar-with-Wesham Local Board 26 Mar. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 9 Apr. 1886
Report on the amended plan for the Wesham sewage 8 May, 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board 8 May. 1886
2 Reports on the Fylde Union accounts issued by the Fylde Board of Guardians 2 Jun. 1886; 5 Jun. 1886
Report on the Wesham sewage scheme 27 Aug. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Assessment Committee of the Fylde Union, held to consider Poor-rate appeals 8 Oct. 1886

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P42  1886-1887

Contents:
Report on a meeting, held at Freckleton, of ratepayers in opposition to the Wesham Sewerage Scheme 25 Sep. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board Jul. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians Jun. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board, including a discussion on the Wesham Sewerage scheme 6 Nov. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Rural Sanitary Authority, including discussions on the Poulton, Wesham, and Bispham Sewerage schemes 20 Nov. 1886
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 9 Apr. 1887
Report on an inquiry held at Kirkham into possible schemes of sewerage for Kirkham and Medlar-with-Wesham 14 May. 1887
Report on a meeting of ratepayers held at Kirkham to discuss the railway company's proposal to divert or close Garstang road 12 Aug. 1887
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board 11 Oct. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P43  1887

Contents:
Report on a local government board inquiry into the Kirkham and Wesham sewerage scheme 17 Aug. 1887
Report on the decision of the Wesham Parochial Committee and the Kirkham Local Board to dispose of the sewage of the district by discharging it into the Ribble 20 Aug. 1887
Report on the Fylde Agricultural Society Show and the horse sale at Lytham 20 Aug. 1887
Report on the death and funeral of Baroness Grey de Ruthin. (See P40) 21 Dec. 1887
Zion Chapel, Kirkham's Statement for the year. Also a list of subscribers 31 Dec. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P44  1881-1887

Contents:
Notice re. a Winter Entertainment to be held in the National School, Kirkham 26 Feb. 1881
Notice re. a Temperance Entertainment to be held in Copp Church School Room 19 Mar. 1884
Notice re. a Winter Entertainment to be held in the National School Room, Kirkham n.d
Notice re. a lecture to be given by the Rev. J. Wayman, and entitled 'The Emerald Isle', at the Wesham Lecture Room 8 Nov. 1886
Notice re. an Entertainment to be given by the Royal American Midgets, General Mite and Mrs. Mite, at the Co-operative Hall, Kirkham 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P45  1887

Contents:
Report on 2 accidents which occurred at Clayton-le-Moors and Stockport during the George III Jubilee celebrations
The Manchester Guardian 21 Jun. 1887
Report on Jubilee celebrations in Manchester
The Manchester Guardian 21 Jun. 1887
Report on the death of Matthew Curtis, formerly Alderman Curtis, of Manchester 11 Jun. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P46  1887

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. Wm. Hulton J.P.,D.L., of Penwortham, formerly a barrister, and Treasurer to the County 27 May, 1887
Report on the death of Mr. John Pearson, Chairman of the Lacnashire and Yorkshire Railway Company, and head of the Pearson and Knowles Coal and Iron Company, Limited 4 Jun. 1887
Report on the death of the Rev. Philip Graham J.P. of Over Darwen, an active supporter of the Conservative Party 14 May. 1887
Report on the death of Alderman Benson, J.P., of Preston, formerly a Councillor for St. John's Ward and member of the Town Council Jul. 1887
Report on the funeral of Alderman Benson 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P47  1887-1888

Contents:
Notice re. a concert to be held in connection with the Sons of Temperance in the Co-operative Hall, Kirkham 10 Dec. 1887
Notice re. dedication services and a public meeting to be held at the New Wesleyan Chapel, Kirkham Nov. 1887
Report on a temperance concert given at Kirkham 17 Dec. 1887
Report on a case of breaking and entering at Lund Vicarage 17 Dec. 1887
Report on the views of a Fylde clergyman, the Rev. R.S. Stoney, on boxing 23 Dec. 1887
Report on the sale by auction of property (including a house and warehouses) in Kirkham and shares in the Fylde Manufacturing Company and the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company 17 Dec. 1887
Report on a lecture given at Blackpool by Mr. Holt Hallett on 'New Markets in China and Indo-China'. 9 Feb. 1888
Report on the reading of a paper entitled "A Consideration of some of the effects of the landlords' preferential position" by Mr. R.C. Richards before the Manchester Statistical Society, at a meeting held in the Memorial Hall, Albert Square 12 Jan. 1888
Report on the inaugural meeting of the General Council of the Blackpool Division Liberal Association 8 Mar. 1888
Notice re. an address to be delivered by Mr. R.C. Richards on 'The Land Question' at a meeting of the North Salford Liberal Association 27 Feb. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P48  1887-1888

Contents:
Report on the Cannon-Street Congregational Church Bazaar, held in Preston 12 Oct. 1887
Report on the re-opening of the Chapel-Street Congregational Church, Blackburn 10 Oct. 1887
Report on the annual Conference of the Lancashire Congregational Union in connection with the Church Aid and Home Missionary Society, held at Rochdale 9 Mar. 1887
Report on the inaugural meeting of the General Council of the Blackpool Division Liberal Association 1 Mar. 1888
Report on a Liberal meeting held in the Co-operative Hall, Kirkham 23 Feb. 1888
Report on the visit of Lord Wolseley to Liverpool to unveil the statue of General Earle, a member of one of the oldest local families 17 Dec. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P49  [c.1887]

Contents:
Report on a conversazione given by the Mayor and Mayoress of Manchester at the Town Hall n.d. [c.1887]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P51  1887

Contents:
Report on Celebrations held at Hoghton on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Jubilee 25 Jun. 1887
Report on celebrations held at Kirkham on the occasion of Queen Victoria's Jubilee Jun. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P52  1887

Contents:
2 Reports on a lecture given by the Rev. Charles Williams of Accrington and entitled "A Nonconformist Radical's Review of the Queen's Reign". The lecture was given at the Union Baptist Chapel, Abingdon Street 29 Jun. 1887

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P54  1887-1888

Contents:
Report on a bazaar held in aid of the Home for the Blind of Preston and the North Lancashire Division. The bazaar was held at the Public Hall, Preston, and was opened by the Earl of Derby 27 Apr. 1887
Report on a visit made by several hundred inhabitants of the Blackpool Parliamentary Division to Hawarden Castle, Wales, the home of Mr. H.J. Gladstone M.P. May, 1888
Report on Swedenborgianism in Manchester 17 Mar. 1888
Report on the death of the Rev. William Quekett, M.A., rector of the Parish Church of St. Elphin's, Warrington n.d. [c.1888]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P55  1888

Contents:
Four newspaper notices re. the Charity Commission, in connection with Kirkham Grammar School, a School for girls to be established in or near the parish of Kirkham, and a School founded by John Hornbie in Newton-with-Scales 1 Feb. 1888
Report on a scheme for the foundation of the Kirkham and Lytham Girls' School, to be established in or near Kirkham 10 Feb. 1888
Report on new educational schemes re. Kirkham Grammar School, and a new school to be established at Newton-with-Scales 1888
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 11 Feb. 1888
Report on a discussion held on the new educational schemes for the Fylde, at a meeting of the School Attendance Committee of the Fylde Union 1888
Report on a controversy about the disposal of the Lytham Charities, originally intended for the education of the poor n.d. [c.1888]
2 Articles re. the educational schemes for the Fylde 1888
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian re. the education schemes for the Fylde, in particular the foundation of the Kirkham and Lytham Girls' School 3 Mar. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P56  1888

Contents:
Article re. the Lytham Charities, the Free School at Lytham, and other Charities in the town 1888
Report on a special meeting of the Kirkham Local Board held to discuss an interview with the Board of Trade relative to the Wesham Sewage Scheme n.d. [c.1888]
Article re. the Fylde Educational Charities, including the Kirkham, Lytham, and Lund Schools 11 Feb. 1888
Report on a meeting in connection with the Lytham District of the Blackpool Liberal Association, held in the Baths Assembly Rooms, Lytham 18 Feb. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P57  1887-1888

Contents:
Report on the opening at Blackpool of the annual meetings of the Lancashire Congregational Union, in connection with the Church Aid and Home Missionary Society n.d. [c.1888]
Article on fifty years of Nonconformity in the Fylde Jun. 1888
Report on the conclusion of the meetings of the Lancashire Congregational Union, at Blackpool n.d. [c.1888]
Report on the death of Dr. Walker of Kirkham, formerly Medical Officer of health for the Kirkham Local Board and for the Fylde Union, and poor law Medical Officer for the Fylde Union Jul. 1887
Report on the death of Mr. John Kingsley, of Manchester, a supporter of the Liberal party and the Irish Nationalist cause 20 Feb. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P58  1888

Contents:
A page headed 'List of Creditors' from the Weekly Record of the Textile Trades' Association. William Harrison, a cotton spinner from Kirkham is listed 'in bankruptcy' 22 Feb. 1888
Report on a meeting of the creditors of William Harrison at the Bankruptcy Court, Preston 1888
Two reports on the public examination of William Harrison at Preston Bankruptcy Court n.d. [c.1888]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P59  1881-1888

Contents:
Report on the death of Mr. J.P.C. Starkie of Ashton Hall, near Lancaster. He was the Chairman of the Lancaster County Petty Sessions, from 1874 to 1880 represented North-East Lacnashire 13 Jun. 1888
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians re. education in the Fylde 15 Oct. 1881
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians re. the Kirkham National Schools 4 Mar. 1882

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P60  1882-1888

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the ratepayers of Medlar-with-Wesham re. their contributions towards the Kirkham National Schools 25 Mar. 1882
Article re. school attendance figures for one month in the Fylde 8 Dec. 1882
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee re. the salaries of attendance officers 2 Feb. 1883
Letter containing an extract from the Preston Guardian re. a meeting of the School Attendance Committee of the Fylde, and the Medlar-with-Wesham contributions towards the Kirkham National Schools 6 Mar. 1882
Article entitled 'A Century of Lancashire High Sheriffs' Apr. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P61  1881-1888

Contents:
Notice issued by Blainscough Hall Collieries re. the appointment of Mr. Thos. Birket as Agent for the sale of coal etc. in Kirkham and district n.d. [c.1888]
Report on a reference made to the late Vicar of Lund, the Rev. Richard Moore by Mr. W.H. Bowdler, the Chairman of the Kirkham Petty Sessions 12 May. 1886
Report on an observation made at Blackpool of the eclipse of the moon 1888
Report on the death of Major Ellis Cunliffe of Lytham, an ex-member of the Fylde Board of Guardians. Also a report on the funeral 15 Jun. 1888
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians 19 Jul. 1881
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee 19 Jul. 1881
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee, Jul. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P62  1884-1888

Contents:
Report re. dissatisfaction with Newton Blue School 19 Jul. 1884
Report on the supposed suicide of Mr. Thomas Whiteside of Kirkham 7 Mar. 1888
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian signed 'Yours truly, Defence' re. Newton Blue School 26 Jul. 1884
Report on the above letter 30 Jul. 1884
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee re. Newton Blue School 16 Aug. 1884
Report re. a further letter written by 'Defence' on the subject of Newton Blue School 29 Aug. 1884
Report on a meeting of the School Attendance Committee re. the letters of 'Defence' in reference to Newton Blue School 12 Sep. 1884
Report on a meeting of the shareholders of the Kirkham Coffee Tavern Company, Limited, held to consider the advisability of winding up the company 9 Jun. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P63  1883-1884

Contents:
Two reports on a meeting of the ratepayers of Kirkham to consider the action taken by the Fylde Waterworks Company respecting the wall being built in Birley St Feb. 1884
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian by 'Observer' re. the wall being built in Birley St. Feb. 1884
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board, held to discuss the erection of the wall in Birley St 12 Dec. 1883

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P64  1878-1887

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board of Health 10 Jun. 1882
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board held to discuss the wall in Birley St 12 Dec. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Local Board 8 Oct. 1881
Report on a meeting of the Blackburn School Board held to consider the desirability of offering the Higher-Grade School site for the purpose of a Technical School 23 Jul. 1887
Report on the annual tea party of the Kirkham Co-operative Society, held at Kirkham 5 Feb. 1887
Report on the case of Bryning v. Veevers, held at the Assize Courts Salford 10 Jan. 1878
Report on the Sale of Mowbreck Hall, Kirkham 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P65  1883

Contents:
Report on Kirkham annual Fair Feb. 1883
Two reports on a meeting of gas-consumers of Kirkham, held to consider the price and quality of the gas supplied to them by the Gas Company of Kirkham Feb. 1883
Article re. gas and water charges and total rates in various towns 21 Feb. 1883
Report on a meeting of shareholders of the Kirkham Gas Company 24 Feb. 1883
Article re. gas charges in various towns 28 Feb. 1883
Report on dissatisfaction with the quality and price of gas in Leyland 24 Feb. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Gas Company 24 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P66  1883

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the gas consumers of Kirkham 24 Feb. 1883
Report on a meeting between a deputation appointed by the gas consumers of Kirkham, and the Gas Company 10 Mar. 1883
Report on a meeting of the gas consumers of Kirkham, held to receive the report of the deputation, who were appointed to see the directors of the Gas Company 17 Mar. 1883

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P67  1883-1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the shareholders of the Kirkham Gas Company held to consider a proposal submitted to the directors for the reduction of the price of gas 4 Apr. 1883
Report on the reaction of the gas consumers of Kirkham to the reduction of the price of gas 1883
Report on a meeting of the gas consumers of Kirkham 14 Apr. 1883
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Gas Company 13 Feb. 1884
Report on the Kirkham Gas Company's statement of accounts 4 Feb. 1885
Report on the gas supply in various Lancashire towns 1884
Report on an exhibition of gas appliances at Kirkham. 16 Jun. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P68  1881-1888

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Gas Company 17 Feb. 1886
Letter to the Editor of the Preston Guardian from 'A Consumer with a large bill' re. the price of gas 20 Feb. 1886
Newspaper notice re. a Board of Trade order empowering the Kirkham Gas Company to maintain and continue Gasworks, to construct additional Gasworks, and to make and supply Gas in the townships of Kirkham, Medlar-with-Wesham, Westby-with-Plumpton, Ribby-with-Wrea, Freckleton and Treales, Roseacre and Wharles, in the parish of Kirkham 26 Mar. 1881
Report on 'The Federal Fire Insurance Company', an enterprise which a number of Manchester men joined n.d. [c.1883]
Article on the late Mr. Thos. Watson M.P., from Lancashire. Also a report on the funeral n.d. [c.1888]
Letter from Mr. L.C. Wood re. the presentation of Archdeacon Hornby's portrait to Mrs. Hornby 17 Dec. 1886
Report on Weeton Fair Jun. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P69  1882-1885

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce 1 Aug. 1882
Report on a meeting of the electors of the Old Trafford polling district, held in Hulme Town Hall 29 Oct. 1885
Report on an adjourned meeting of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce 16 Aug. 1882
Report on a meeting of the Kirkham Co-operative Society 25 Sep. 1885
Report on an adjourned meeting of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce 14 Feb. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P70  1885-1888

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Manchester Chamber of Commerce 3 Nov. 1885
Report on a lecture on 'The Land Question', delivered by Mr. R.C. Richards at Foulridge 27 Oct. 1885
Report on the funeral of John Rogerson, a member of the Kirkham Volunteer Artillery May. 1888
Letter to the Editor of the Manchester Guardian from Mr. R.C. Richards re. trade figures for 1872 and 1884, 10 Nov. 1885
Letter to the Editor of the Manchester Guardian re. Mr. R.C. Richards' letter 11 Nov. 1885
Report on a Fire at Church Street, Kirkham 12 Mar. 1888

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P71  1884

Contents:
Report on a meeting of leading members of both political parties resident in the Fylde, held at Blackpool to consider the proposed Parliamentary division of North Lancashire, under the Redistribution of Seats Bill 24 Dec. 1884

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P72  1885

Contents:
Two newspaper cuttings re. the Redistribution Bill 21 Jan. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P73  1885

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Fylde Board of Guardians re. the Redistribution Bill 3 Jan. 1885
Newspaper cutting of the voters' list for North Lancashire Oct. 1885
Letter from W.H. Bowdler, the Chairman and Milton G. Wilde, the Secretary of the Provisional Committee of the Liberal Club, re. the formation of a Liberal Association for the Blackpool Division n.d. [c.1885]
Leaflet re. the Blackpool Division Representative Liberal Association n.d. [c.1885]

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P74  1885

Contents:
Report on the first meeting of the Liberal Council for the Blackpool Division 26 Mar. 1885
Newspaper notice issued by the Blackpool Division Representative Liberal Association re. their decision to contest the Division at the General Election 1885
Article re. the rearrangement of the polling districts under the Redistribution of Seats Act n.d. [c.1885]
Report on a meeting of the Liberal Council, held at Blackpool Aug. 1885
Report on a meeting held in support of the candidature of Mr.J.G. Potter for the Darwen Division (Liberal Party) 15 Jul. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P75  1885

Contents:
Report on a meeting of the Blackpool Parliamentary Division Liberal Council, attended by Mr. H.E.H. Jerningham, M.P., the Liberal Party Candidate Sep. 1885
Article on Mr. Jerningham, the Liberal Party Candidate for the Blackpool division 2 Sep. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P76  1885

Contents:
Article on Mr. Jerningham 5 Sep. 1885
Report on a meeting of the Blackpool Liberal Council 1885
Article on the decision made by members of the Liberal party to contest the Blackpool Division against Colonel Stanley, the Tory Candidate 11 Sep. 1885
Article on the decision to contest the Blackpool Division 1885
Article on Mr, Jerningham n.d. [1885]
Report on an article from the Irish Tribune re. the selection of Mr, Jerningham as the Liberal candidate for the Blackpool Division 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P77  1885

Contents:
Report on a meeting held at the Liberal Club, Blackpool, to meet Mr. Jerningham 1885
Report on the decision, taken at a meeting of the Liberal Council for the Blackpool Division, to abandon the candidature of Mr. Jerningham 1885
2 Reports on the abandonment of the candidature of Mr. Jerningham Oct. 1885
Newspaper cutting of a letter from Mr. Jerningham to Mr. W.H. Bowdler 15 Oct. 1885
Report on the proposal of Mr. C.J. Fleming as the Liberal candidate for the Blackpool Division 1885
Article on the possibility of the selection of a new candidate by the Liberal Council 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P78  1885

Contents:
Report on a Conservative meeting held at Fleetwood to hear a political address given by the Right Hon. F.A. Stanley, M.P. 1885
Newspaper cutting of a table showing the total number of voters for the divisions of the County of Lancaster in 1884 and 1883
Report on an address delivered by the Right Hon. F.A. Stanley to a meeting at Kirkham 1885
Letter written to the Editor of the Preston Guardian from 'A Catholic', re. the selection of Mr. Jerningham as the Liberal Candidate for the Blackpool Division 1885
Article re. the rearrangement of the North Lancashire Divisions under the Redistribution of Seats Act n.d. [c.1885]
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper from 'one of the Liberal Council' in favour of contesting the Blackpool Division 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper from "a member of the Liberal Executive', re. the above letter 31 Oct. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P79  1880-1881

Contents:
Notice re. a public meeting to be held at Wesham in opposition to the proposed closing of the level crossing by the London and North Western and Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Companies Dec. 1880
Report on the above public meeting 4 Dec. 1880
Report on a public meeting held at Wesham to consider a petition to Parliament against a bill to be promoted, entitled 'A bill for conferring further powers on the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company with relation to their own Undertaking... and for other purposes' 5 Feb. 1881
Report on a public meeting held at Kirkham to protest against the proposed closing of the level crossing at Kirkham Railway Station 24 Dec. 1880

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P80  1881-1887

Contents:
Report on the annual township meeting of Medlar-with-Wesham, held to discuss the closing of the level crossing at Kirkham Railway Station 26 Mar. 1887
Report on the presentation of a memorial pointing out the unsatisfactory state of Kirkham Railway Station, by a deputation, including Mr. W.H. Bowdler, to the directors of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway 28 Sep. 1881
Report on a meeting held at Wesham to consider drawing up a petition against the Lancashire and Yorkshire and North Western Railway Companies Bill 5 Feb. 1882
Newspaper cutting of the terms of the North Western Railway Companies Bill 28 Nov. 1882
Report on an alternative scheme for enlarging Kirkham Railway Station, prepared by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company 24 Mar. 1883
Report on an application to be made to Parliament by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company for leave to bring in a Bill for the improvement and extension of Kirkham Railway Station 1 Dec. 1882
Report on a meeting of the ratepayers of Medlar-with-Wesham 24 Mar. 1883
Report on the proposed improvements to be made to Kirkham Railway Station 28 Feb. 1883

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P81  1883-1885

Contents:
Report on the improvements and extensions to be made to Kirkham Railway Station 3 Mar. 1883
Newspaper notice re. an application to be made to Parliament by the Lancashire and Yorkshire and London and North Western Railway Companies, for an act empowering them to make improvements and extensions 1884
Report on a case of an unlawful crossing of the railway line at Medlar-with-Wesham, brought before W.H. Bowdler and H. Hall at Kirkham Petty Sessions 20 Mar. 1885
Report on the rejection by a Select Committee of the House of Commons of the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Bill 24 Apr. 1885
Letter to the Editor of a newspaper from Thos. Whitworth re. the ports of Fleetwood and Liverpool 24 Feb. 1885
Report on the case heard at Kirkham County Court of James Thompson v. the lessees of the Preston and Wyre Railway. (The plaintiff demanded damages for the loss of a mare killed on the railway) Jul. 1885

Press cuttings  DP 376/9/P82  1881-1885

Contents:
Notice re. Agricultural Science Classes to be held at Kirkham 24 Oct. 1881
Report on the presentation of prizes in connection with the Fylde Agricultural Science Classes Oct. 1881
Report on gales and heavy snowfalls throughout Lancashire 19 Jan. 1881
Article on Trafford Park 2 Sep. 1885

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