Aireborough Historical Society

Ling Bob Witch 1785



Title
Hannah Green
Date C1785
Location Yeadon
Photo ID
PU181
Comment

Spectacles which belonged to Hannah Green, the Ling Bob Witch.

She was said to have operated around Albert Square which became known as Penny Fool Hill meaning the place fools parted with their pennies for Hannah's cures and potions.

Donated by Jane Blake

 

val ryan
val ryan
My relations the Moorhouse family had LING BOB FARM which is off Scotland Lane Horsforth it is now a stables and listed building does anyone know if there is a connection as this is an unusual name?
30 September 2018
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