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A history of Widnes

George E. Diggle

A history of Widnes

by George E. Diggle

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Published by P & D Riley] in Runcorn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Widnes (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Previous ed.: Widnes : Widnes Public Library, 1961.

    StatementGeorge E. Diggle ; edited by Peter Riley.
    ContributionsRiley, Peter, 1946-
    The Physical Object
    Pagination136p. :
    Number of Pages136
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15213294M
    ISBN 101874712115
    OCLC/WorldCa31783195

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