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  • The Disappearance of Maria Whittaker (1866)

    The Disappearance of Maria Whittaker (1866)

    On Saturday, 22nd December 1866, the body of a young woman aged 18 years was recovered from a lodge adjacement to Holden Wood cotton mill, that was owned by Mr. James Maxwell and situated in a place known as Holden Wood, near Haslingden. At around half-past one in the afternoon,…