Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire

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John Dee and Edward Kelley (or Kelly) are said to have raised a dead person at St Leonard's Church, Walton-le-Dale, a few miles south of Preston, in c1600 [1].

Benjamin Franklin set up the first lightning rods at Cooper Hill, near Walton-le-Dale, in 1770 [2].


References (show)

  1. Ball, Dennis. Lancashire Pastimes, published by the author, 1987, p.97
  2. Bailey, Bernadine. American Shrines in England. A. S. Barnes, South Brunswick and New York & Thomas Yoseloff, London, 1977. B. p.91

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