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Lytham Through the Ages
British Local History
"I live in a small town called Lytham St Annes. It's made up of two towns, Lytham and St Annes. Here are a few questions about the town of Lytham. I'll write a separate quiz about St Annes."
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In which English county is Lytham?
What year did the town of Lytham merge with its neighbour to form the borough of Lytham St Annes?
The River Ribble flows past Lytham. At 75 miles long, where does the Ribble rank in terms of England's longest rivers.
Lytham was mentioned in the Doomsday Book and had a priory cell established in
1194. The monks were attached to the Priory of Durham. Which order of monks
governed this priory?
What name was given the village of Lytham in the Doomsday Book?
William, born in 1227, was the first to take the name that would be synonymous
with the squires of Lytham for the next eight centuries. What was that name?
The 9th of December 1886 saw the worst disaster in RNLI history. How many volunteer lifeboatmen drowned that fateful night on the Ribble?
What great leap forward in the town's development happened in 1840?
First sewer system
The building of Britains longest pier
First paved roads
The building of the railway from Preston
Lytham Hall was built between 1752 and 1764 for Thomas Clifton. Which famous architect designed the house?
John Carr of York
Bill the Builder
Sir Christopher Wren
Henry Talbot de Vere Clifton (b. 1907) was the last Squire of Lytham. He wasted the last of the Clifton fortune, was forced to sell the family estate and died penniless in a hotel in Brighton. So who was the last of the Cliftons to live at Lytham Hall?
His mother, Violet Clifton
A gamekeeper, Charles Trotter
His brother, Bernard del Soto Clifton
Sir Cornelius Clifton, the keeper of the manor
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