ANSWERS TO “A LANCASHIRE MISCELLANY QUIZ”

ANSWERS TO “A LANCASHIRE MISCELLANY QUIZ”

The Lancastrian Magazine, Autumn 2020

Laurel Comedian born in Ulverston in 1890

Anderson Leading fast bowler born in Burnley in 1982

Newton With Ridley, brewery associated with the Rovers Return

Cavern Club where The Beatles played nearly 300 times

Arkwright Preston architect of modern factory system, born 1732

Sykes Born 1923, in Oldham. Writer for Goon Show

Hargreaves Inventor of the Spinning Jenny, born in Oswaldtwistle

Inman “I’m free” Comedy actor born in Preston in 1935

Robinson Female Journalist & TV Presenter, born Crosby in 1944

Eccles Cakes named after the town where they were first sold

McGough Liverpool Poet, writer and broadcaster

Irwell River from Deerplay Moor to the Mersey at Irlam

Stonyhurst Roman Catholic independent school

Cox Professor born in Oldham in 1968

Evans Entertainer, TV and Radio host, born Warrington in 1996

Lever Castle in Rivington built by Lord Leverhulme

Lytham Coastal resort with windmill

Astley Magnificent Elizabethan house in Chorley

Nelson The town formerly known as Marsden

Yarrow River which feeds reservoirs at Rivington & Anglezarke