Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire

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 [Dennis Ball, Lancashire Pastimes, published by the author, 1987, p.97].

Benjamin Franklin set up the first lightning rods at Cooper Hill, near Walton-le-Dale, in 1770 [B. Bailey, p.91].


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