My friend told me that this part of the fylde was famous for singing-birds, especially larks.
In parts of Lancashire, especially in the fylde, these traces of a heathen cult still linger.
Sometimes they even ventured further afield into the fylde country.
There is a singular custom still kept up at Great Marton, in the fylde district, on this day.
Father Parkinson is a native of the fylde, and he has got much of the warm healthy blood of that district in his veins.
Many of these "clay biggins" still remain in the fylde district and the northern parts of Lancashire.
At first the troops seemed to have come from South Lancashire, those from the fylde being called up at the end of a fortnight.
Father Brindle is a fylde man, is about 45 years of age, and is a thoroughly healthy subject.
Rigby, hearing of this, summoned Captain Pateson from the fylde, and called for volunteers to accompany him.
The Danes have also left relics of their presence and influence as they have done all over the fylde district.